If your looking for days out this weekend then this event guide will help you
Events guide W/E 23rd September
Classic Cars on Sea at City Beach 20th September 9:00am
If you are a fan of classic cars this event could be for you these icons of historic car design and many other marques are gearing up for the first in a series of classic vehicle breakfast events – and there are just a few more places still available.
The events, being held on selected Sundays this spring and summer, will feature a gleaming collection of up to 20 pre-booked classic vehicles displayed in a designated seafront spot.
Thanks to sponsorship from Southend seafront traders, owners who register and bring their eye-catching cars will be entitled to a free breakfast.
For further details phone Southend Visitor Information Centre on 01702 618747
Admission is free (normal parking charges do apply)
Verdi’s La Traviata With 30 piece Live Orchestra Towngate Theater Tuesday 22nd September Doors open 7:30pm
If you like a combination of Opera and ballet. This haunting tragedy with its beautiful arias will transport you to the world in which it is set.
La Traviata is an Opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi, set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave – a love story shrouded in sacrifice and misunderstanding. A Masterpiece in its own right, it contains some of Verdi’s most beautiful and memorable music.
Tickets cost £30 Adults Concessions £28
For further information and to book tickets call the box office on 01268 465 465
St Martins Square
Frankie’s Classic Car & Bike Fest with Vintage Market Fords Dunton Technical Centre 20th September 10am-4pm
Our day dedicated to classic cars, bikes, vintage clothing, food, drink, and entertainment for all the family is back for its forth year. Join us at the home of Essex’s motoring heritage, The Dunton Technical Centre in Laindon to view Their range of vehicles from across the years. In addition their will be a large collection of vintage stalls which will sell genuine items, including fashion, accessories and vintage homewares.
Admission: Adults £5 Under 12s free
for further details visit the website www.sfh.org.uk or phone 01708 771427
Dunton Technical Centre
Open day Queens Theatre Hornchurch 1:30pm
Come for an open day of the Queens Theatre and have a tour of the backstage and see how behind the scenes works tours are on from 1:30pm-4:30pm for further information call the box office on
Pirates Of the Blackwater and Family Funday 20th September 10am-4pm
Fun Day with Treasure Hunt, Stalls, Nautical Crafts and activities, ‘Talk like a pirate’ Workshops, Shanty Sessions, Bouncy Galleon, inflatables and rides, Duck Race, fun Dog Show, storytelling, Teddy Bears Picnic, games and much more for all ages. Tea Room open. “Marshall” the Lilleshall pumping engine ( The largest in Essex) and other oil / diesel engines will be running
Admission: Adults £5 / Children £3 For further details phone 01621 843 183 or visit www.museumofpower.org.uk
Museum of Power
Essex CM9 6QA