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The world’s best-loved musical is back! Grittier and more glamorous than ever before, this brand-new production is direct from a sell-out and critically acclaimed run at Leicester Curve.

After a whirlwind summer romance, leather-clad greaser Danny and girl-next-door Sandy are unexpectedly reunited when she transfers to Rydell High for senior year. But can they survive the trials and tribulations of teenage life and find true love once more?

With its phenomenal score, bursting with hits including Summer Nights, Greased Lightnin’, Hopelessly Devoted to You and You’re the One That I Want, this thrilling new version is brought to life by a fresh young cast who bring energy, vitality and passion to this ultimate musical classic.

Directed by Curve’s Artistic Director Nikolai Foster and starring very special guest artist – Peter Andre as Teen Angel – reignite your passion and get ready for an explosion of summer loving.  PLEASE NOTE - Peter Andre will be appearing on Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th July only.  DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND Peter Andre will also be appearing at both performances on Friday 26th July. 

So round-up your Burger Palace Boys, pick up your Pink Ladies and re-discover why Grease really is the one that you want this term!

 

 

 

 

First ever Starlight walk for Farleigh Hospice. Starting and finishing at Chelmsford Cricket Ground

Become a Farleigh Star by taking part in the Farleigh Star light Walk on August 10th 2019

Starting and finishing at Chelmsford Cricket Ground, around Central park, Admirals park, around Chelmsford and High Street.

Choose between the 6km and 11km walk. Call 01245 467355

 

 

 

In South Woodham Ferrers this summer bank holiday weekend its a fantastic free community festival, SWFest.

SWFest will be taking place on Sunday 25 August, from 10am to 5pm, on the playing fields of William de Ferrers School.

The festival is for the whole family with entertainment and activities for all ages, including the return of the inflatables zone for children and adults.  

Leading local talent will be providing live music. There will also be a selection of food stalls, including vegetarian and vegan options, as well as a licensed bar. 

To keep up to date with festival news and updates, like SWFest on Facebook.

You can't bring your dog to SWFest. You also can't smoke on the festival site.

 

 

 

 

 


Summer Sensations
Saturday 20th July 2019 to Saturday 31st August 2019 10am - 5pm 
Hayletts Gallery, Oakwood House, 2 High Street, Maldon   CM9 5PJ
Paintings, etchings and linocuts which celebrate Summer with exuberant colours from days out at the beach, hazy fields, to boats and life on the water. Artists include: Sally Pudney, Heidi Jukes Niki bowers Melvyn Evans, Iona Howard, Barbara Peirson Kit Leese, Jane Lewis, Jo Rizzato and Christopher Corr.
Cost: Free
More details: Email - sally@haylettsgallery.com. Telephone - 01621 851669. Website - www.haylettsgallery.co

Classic Vehicle Show including Mini 60th Birthday Celebration
Sunday 21st July 2019 10am-4pm 
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex   CM9 6QA
Classic Vehicle Show with all types of classic vehicles: Cars, Buses, Bikes and more. Stalls, rides, music & entertainment Adult £7.00, Concessions £6.00 Children (5 to 15) £3.00 Children under 5 FREE Miniature steam train OPEN for rides (extra charge applies) 'Astaria' model village OPEN 'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running
Cost: Adult £7.00, Concessions £6.00, Children (5 to 15) £3.00 Children under 5 FREE
More details: 01621 843183 or events@museumofpower.org.uk

Farm Open Day
Saturday 27th July 2019 10.30am - 12.30pm 
Lauriston Farm, Lauriston Farm Chase, Goldhanger   CM9 8AH
Come and find out what we do at our Farm Open Day. Learn about biodynamic farming, the work we do and how we plan to expand our amazing work. You'll also meet our animals and get a chance to feed the sheep. About us: We are a 210 acre biodynamic/organic community owned farm near Goldhanger. Our farm is home to rare breed cattle and sheep, along with bees and laying hens. We also grow vegetables, fruit and herbs. The farm is biodynamic and so managed in a holistic, ecological and ethical way. Where we are: We are nestled right by the stunning Blackwater Estuary, a mile down a farm track off the Maldon Road (B1026). Parking: Free in the farmyard (between the barns) Wheelchair friendly/drop off point by barn/disabled toilets Spaces are limited so booking in advance is essential by either phone or email.
Cost: Free
More details: socialfarming@lauristonfarm.co.uk or 01621 788348

Kids Summer Fun Science
Wednesday 31st July 2019 10:30am-12noon & 1pm-2:30pm 
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex   CM9 6QA
Bring the kids along to the Museum for our ‘Summer of STEAM’ Wednesday workshops facilitated by the magical Mad Professor Dean Featuring Hands on Electricity, Communication & Radios, How to be an Inventor and much more! Morning & Afternoon Sessions £5 each (for Children aged 7-12). Child's picnic lunch available in the Steam Pump Tea Room £4.50 OR Full day with lunch £14 each. To book email summer.fun@museumofpower.org.uk Railway Closed, Model Village OPEN
Cost: £5 per session, picnic lunch available from Tea Room £4.50 each. Full day plus lunch £14 each
More details: 01621 843183 or summer.fun@museumofpower.org.uk

Luther and Soul Tribute Night
Friday 2nd August 2019 Doors Open: 7:30pm 
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Join us here at the Stadium for our fantastic Luther and Soul Tribute Night! If you love soul music, this is the perfect night for you! 
Cost: From £12.00
More details: Maldon Events: 01621 983150

Bikemeet
Sunday 4th August 2019 10am-4pm 
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex   CM9 6QA
Sunday 4th August 2019 Classic Motorcycle show with stalls and entertainment Record Fair within the Museum's Engine Hall Adult £7.00, Concessions £6.00, Children (5 to 15) £3.00 Children under 5 FREE. Miniature steam train OPEN for rides (extra charge applies) 'Astaria' model village OPEN 'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running
Cost: Adult £7.00, Concessions £6.00, Children (5 to 15) £3.00 Children under 5 FREE
More details: 01621 843183 or events@museumofpower.org.uk

Kids Summer Fun Science
Wednesday 7th August 2019 10:30am-12noon & 1pm-2:30pm 
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex   CM9 6QA
Bring the kids along to the Museum for our ‘Summer of STEAM’ Wednesday workshops facilitated by the magical Mad Professor Dean Featuring Hands on Electricity, Communication & Radios, How to be an Inventor and much more! Morning & Afternoon Sessions £5 each (for Children aged 7-12). Child's picnic lunch available in the Steam Pump Tea Room £4.50 OR Full day with lunch £14 each. To book email summer.fun@museumofpower.org.uk Railway Closed, Model Village OPEN
Cost: £5 per session, picnic lunch available from Tea Room £4.50 each. Full day plus lunch £14 each
More details: 01621 843183 or summer.fun@museumofpower.org.uk

Echoes of History
Saturday 10th August 2019 to Sunday 11th August 2019 10am to 5pm 
Purleigh Halt, Barons Road, Purleigh   CM9 6PF
You can expect to see one of the largest gatherings of Historic Military Vehicles and equipment from all major periods in South East England, featuring the best historic groups, re-enactors and living history displays in the country to give our visitors a real experience of life in times past. There’s a brilliant turn out of military vehicles of all sizes across all eras and nationalities, as well as classic cars, bikes and buses. Don’t miss the arena activities that will take place during the day, with military vehicle parades where you can see these historic vehicles in motion, allowing you to get close to a military convoy that includes tanks and armoured vehicles, see and hear them roaring around the arena as well as learning a little about their history. As always, there will be our exciting battles and demonstrations. There's so much more for all the family to get involved in, as well as all the stuff to watch, see and explore. 
Cost: £15 Adults, £5 Children, £13 Concession and £35 for Family, cheaper advance tickets available from show website
More details: see https://www.echoesofhistoryshow.com