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Feb
10
Sat
2024
Treasure Island, A Swashbuckling Family Panto.
Feb 10 @ 7:30 pm

Dramatic Pause Productions presents in association with Ben Crocker Pantomimes, an adaptation of his family friendly pantomime version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s epic adventure novel; Treasure Island.

Friday 9th February, 7:30PM.

Saturday 10th February, 2:30PM.

Sunday 11th February, 2:30PM.

Tickets are £10 for adults, £5 for children/concessions.

To book your tickets please contact Dramatic Pause Productions at https://www.facebook.com/dramaticpauseproductions?locale=en_GB

Feb
11
Sun
2024
Treasure Island, A Swashbuckling Family Panto.
Feb 11 @ 7:30 pm

Dramatic Pause Productions presents in association with Ben Crocker Pantomimes, an adaptation of his family friendly pantomime version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s epic adventure novel; Treasure Island.

Friday 9th February, 7:30PM.

Saturday 10th February, 2:30PM.

Sunday 11th February, 2:30PM.

Tickets are £10 for adults, £5 for children/concessions.

To book your tickets please contact Dramatic Pause Productions at https://www.facebook.com/dramaticpauseproductions?locale=en_GB

Feb
12
Mon
2024
Harwich and Dovercourt Camera Club!
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Harwich & Dovercourt Camera Club! A chance to improve your skills and make friends while doing it!

Main Road , Harwich, United Kingdom

Every Monday 7PM – 10PM

Contact 01255 507131 for more information.

Music Quiz Night
Feb 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The next Music Quiz Night is on Monday 12th Feb and is for teams of up to eight at £2 per head.  The quiz will take place in the rear hall of the Royal Oak public house and will begin at 8PM. In aid of the Ark Centre.

Harwich Society music quizzes consist of 100 pieces of popular music in medleys of ten including songs from the 1960s to the present day and all teams have to do is name the artist. There is something for everyone and those taking part can be assured of an evening full of singing and laughter.

Feb
15
Thu
2024
Harwich Library Coffee Mornings.
Feb 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Harwich Coffee Mornings – A chance to make new friends and have a chat over a cup of coffee. Everyone welcome.

Upper Kingsway, Dovercourt, Harwich CO12 3JT. Free event! No need to book. Every Thursday 10AM-11:30AM.

 

Feb
17
Sat
2024
Essex Estuaries – From Dovercourt to Harwich Pier.
Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On this tour along the Essex coast at the mouth of the River Stour, we will walk from the seaside town of Dovercourt to the pier at Harwich, a traditional point of arrivals and departures.

Rob will be talking about lighthouses, of which there are some nice examples on the walk, and will be also walking past the repair yard belonging to Trinity House, who look after navigational aids around the UK. Rob will also talk about shipbuilding and will walk past the wonderful treadwheel crane built in 1667. Rob will talk about some of the ships built in Harwich, the most famous being the Mayflower, which is believed to have been built in the towns shipyards. Thames barges were also constructed here.

Laura will talk about able seamen in the Age of Sail, whose jobs involved running up rigging during storms, manning guns during battles and dealing with boredom in the doldrums. Men (and some cross-dressed women) volunteered for a life at sea in large numbers, and some were forced through impressment when the navy needed them.

Laura will also mention Arthur Ransome’s intrepid Swallows who Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea and Harwich’s connections to colonies across the Atlantic.

You will take in views across the estuary to the container port at Felixstowe, while the town of Harwich has some fine Georgian architecture and some good pubs to explore after the walk.

The walk is about two miles and finishes at Harwich Pier which is a short walk from Harwich Town Station.

Embrace The Fires of Love.
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join Burn It All Away Firewalking , to celebrate Valentines day with someone special. Awaken your passion and intimacy through a safely led firewalk with a warming welcome loving cup and a candle lit homecooked vegan supper to finish, in beautiful intimate woodland setting.
Including songs, drumming and tantrik meditation.
£125 per couple, all inclusive.
Call to book on: 07399 080803 Or email: [email protected]

 

Chinese New Year with Harwich Festival.
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Celebrate Chinese New Year 2024 with Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre on Sat 17th Feb.
This is a free event but tickets will need to be booked in advance.
Details & tickets at www.harwichfestival.com
📸Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre
Feb
19
Mon
2024
Harwich and Dovercourt Camera Club!
Feb 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Harwich & Dovercourt Camera Club! A chance to improve your skills and make friends while doing it!

Main Road , Harwich, United Kingdom

Every Monday 7PM – 10PM

Contact 01255 507131 for more information.

Feb
22
Thu
2024
Harwich Library Coffee Mornings.
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Harwich Coffee Mornings – A chance to make new friends and have a chat over a cup of coffee. Everyone welcome.

Upper Kingsway, Dovercourt, Harwich CO12 3JT. Free event! No need to book. Every Thursday 10AM-11:30AM.

 

Feb
23
Fri
2024
‘Avenue of Remembrance, Colchester’ – Spoken by Liz White
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Avenue of Remembrance’ spoken by Liz White.

Friday 23rd February 2024. 7PM – 9PM.

Everyone welcome!

For more information please contact: [email protected]

Feb
26
Mon
2024
Harwich and Dovercourt Camera Club!
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Harwich & Dovercourt Camera Club! A chance to improve your skills and make friends while doing it!

Main Road , Harwich, United Kingdom

Every Monday 7PM – 10PM

Contact 01255 507131 for more information.

Feb
28
Wed
2024
Belinda O’Hooley
Feb 28 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 pm

Belinda O’Hooley is an exceptionally gifted pianist, singer, songwriter, and composer who has become renowned for her highly individual, emotional, yet sensitive musicality. She is also one half of the much-loved Yorkshire folk duo O’Hooley & Tidow alongside her wife Heidi Tidow; together described by The Guardian as ‘exceptional songwriters.’ The duo have been propelled into newfound fame for penning the theme tune to Sally Wainwright’s hit BBC1/HBO drama ‘Gentleman Jack’, earning them global admiration, an acting role for Belinda on the iconic TV drama Happy ValleyRadio 4 Woman’s Hour and concerts that sell out months in advance.

Belinda is also known for her inventive, minimalist, sometimes flamboyant accompanying of folk luminaries including Rufus Wainwright, Nic Jones, Jackie Oates and the Mercury nominated; Rachel Unthank and The Winterset.  

Her solo album ‘Inversions’ showcases Belinda’s abilities as a composer and pianist with many of the piano pieces inspired by the songs and tunes her father inherited from a long line of male musicians in the hills of the West coast of rural Ireland. Belinda: the first woman in her family to reclaim the tradition, has found the freedom to express the music of her ancestors in her very own, unconventional way, evolving and migrating into something you could describe as an inversion: a reversal of the norm.

Belinda O’Hooley is an artist truly at one with her instrument.

 

Feb
29
Thu
2024
Harwich Library Coffee Mornings.
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Harwich Coffee Mornings – A chance to make new friends and have a chat over a cup of coffee. Everyone welcome.

Upper Kingsway, Dovercourt, Harwich CO12 3JT. Free event! No need to book. Every Thursday 10AM-11:30AM.

 

Harwich Pub – Talk by David Whittle.
Feb 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Screenwriting Masterclass at Electric Palace Harwich.
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm

BFI film academy offer opportunities for 15-25 year olds to learn the key factors about film and how to forge a career in the film industry. They are coming to Electric Palace to teach a masterclass in Screenwriting and get every attendee inspired to put a pen to paper and write their own stories!

Thursday 29th February 2024 at 6PM

At Electric Palace Harwich, King’s Quay Street, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3ER

Mar
2
Sat
2024
Harwich Lifeboat Dinner and Dance.
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm

Join the RNLI Harwich at their 2024 Dinner Dance to celebrate 200 years of the RNLI saving lives at sea.

Put on your black tie and best dancing shoes to enjoy a three-course meal and dancing to Hitlist.

Ticket numbers are strictly limited, so don’t be disappointed and book today.

Doors open at 18:00 for 18:30, carriages at midnight.

To see the 2024 menu choices head over to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/harwich-lifeboat-dinner-and-dance-registration-746971280207?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

Mar
4
Mon
2024
Harwich and Dovercourt Camera Club!
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Harwich & Dovercourt Camera Club! A chance to improve your skills and make friends while doing it!

Main Road , Harwich, United Kingdom

Every Monday 7PM – 10PM

Contact 01255 507131 for more information.

Mar
7
Thu
2024
Harwich Library Coffee Mornings.
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Harwich Coffee Mornings – A chance to make new friends and have a chat over a cup of coffee. Everyone welcome.

Upper Kingsway, Dovercourt, Harwich CO12 3JT. Free event! No need to book. Every Thursday 10AM-11:30AM.

 

Mar
10
Sun
2024
Nigel Caleno – Beginners Oil Painting, Spring Light and Reflections
Mar 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Nigel Caleno – Beginners Oil Painting, Spring Light and Reflections.

10th March 10AM – 4PM.

All materials are included as well as a home made lunch and refreshments!

If you are just starting out painting in oils or are absolutely new to the medium, this workshop aims to give you an insight into how Nigel paints as well as lots of other helpful information. By the end of the day you will have completed a small landscape painting.

Mar
11
Mon
2024
Harwich and Dovercourt Camera Club!
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Harwich & Dovercourt Camera Club! A chance to improve your skills and make friends while doing it!

Main Road , Harwich, United Kingdom

Every Monday 7PM – 10PM

Contact 01255 507131 for more information.

Mar
14
Thu
2024
Harwich Library Coffee Mornings.
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Harwich Coffee Mornings – A chance to make new friends and have a chat over a cup of coffee. Everyone welcome.

Upper Kingsway, Dovercourt, Harwich CO12 3JT. Free event! No need to book. Every Thursday 10AM-11:30AM.

 

The Spiderz Band Presents: The World of David Bowie
Mar 14 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

The Spiderz Band present ‘The World of David Bowie’

March 14th 2024 at 8PM.

The Spiderz Band comprises a core of five local ‘lads’ who have, more or less, known each other for more years than they care to admit.

Whilst they play general covers they specialise in the works of David Bowie, occasionally with other near-local musicians. These ‘guests’ usually wake up chained in a cellar with a sore head and are instructed to learn various songs. The band pride themselves in keeping alive the old tradition of press-ganging – a popular recruitment technique in sea ports historically.

Mar
17
Sun
2024
Live Q & A with Kate Stonehill and Vera Simmonds
Mar 17 @ 7:30 pm

Watch the amazing Phantom Parrot at the Electric Palace and then join in on a live question & answer session with the editor (Vera Simmonds) and director (Kate Stonehill)!

Sunday 17th March 2024 at 7:30PM. To book your tickets contact Electric Palace.

At The Electric Palace Harwich King’s Quay Street Harwich Essex CO12 3ER

Mar
18
Mon
2024
Harwich and Dovercourt Camera Club!
Mar 18 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Harwich & Dovercourt Camera Club! A chance to improve your skills and make friends while doing it!

Main Road , Harwich, United Kingdom

Every Monday 7PM – 10PM

Contact 01255 507131 for more information.

Mar
21
Thu
2024
Harwich Library Coffee Mornings.
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Harwich Coffee Mornings – A chance to make new friends and have a chat over a cup of coffee. Everyone welcome.

Upper Kingsway, Dovercourt, Harwich CO12 3JT. Free event! No need to book. Every Thursday 10AM-11:30AM.

 

Mar
23
Sat
2024
Kindertransport Talk by David Whittle.
Mar 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Kindertransport Talk by David Whittle – Saturday 23rd March 2024 at 11AM – 12PM

HARWICH MUSEUM Anglia House, Main Road, Harwich, Essex CO12 3FN.

Harwich was the main point of entry for most of the children who found refuge in Britain through the Kindertransport rescue programme, from December 1938 to the outbreak of war in September 1939.

Almost 10,000 children, mostly Jewish escaped Nazi persecution. Nearly 2,000 of those children spent their first weeks at the Dovercourt holiday camp just two miles from the Harwich docks.

 

Mar
25
Mon
2024
Harwich and Dovercourt Camera Club!
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Harwich & Dovercourt Camera Club! A chance to improve your skills and make friends while doing it!

Main Road , Harwich, United Kingdom

Every Monday 7PM – 10PM

Contact 01255 507131 for more information.

Mar
28
Thu
2024
Harwich Library Coffee Mornings.
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Harwich Coffee Mornings – A chance to make new friends and have a chat over a cup of coffee. Everyone welcome.

Upper Kingsway, Dovercourt, Harwich CO12 3JT. Free event! No need to book. Every Thursday 10AM-11:30AM.

 

Mar
29
Fri
2024
National Coastwatch Institution (NCI) Felixstowe Talk
Mar 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

National Coastalwatch Institution Felixstowe Talk with The Harwich Society.

Friday 29th March 2024 7PM – 9PM.

 


These are not Harwich Haven Authority events. Please contact the event organiser directly with any queries.