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Pole Sport UK

1 September

Pole Sport UK

UK Amateur Championships

Pole Sports UK’s second annual championships promises to be even bigger and better than last year, showcasing the Pole Sport finalists in several different categories, from Youth to Masters plus this year's exciting addition of Doubles. A thrilling day watching those embarking on their pole sports journey in their first ever competition, to professional elite athletes, capable of representing their country at the top level.

  • Competition Starts 2.00pm, Doors Open 1.30pm
  • Tickets £19.50
  • email championship@polesportsuk.co.uk
King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys

8 September

Witham Public Hall Trust

King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys

2018 sees King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys celebrate a remarkable 30 years on the road. More than the greatest jump, jive and swing band on the planet, they’ve become an institution. Rough, tough and always rocking, the band have played nearly 6500 performances in 21 countries, performing alongside B.B. King, Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, Ray Charles, and the actual Blues Brothers Band.

  • Performance Starts 8.00pm, Doors Open 7.30pm
  • Tickets £14, concessions £10.50
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets

10 September

Witham Horticultural Society

Longhouse Plants

A talk by Tim Carter

  • At 7.30pm
  • Admission: Members £2, Non-members £3
Martin Hughes-Games

14 September

Witham Public Hall Trust

An Evening With Martin Hughes-Games

With his shock of unruly hair and an effortless, inclusive way of communicating with his audiences, Martin Hughes-James is one of the UK’s most popular and respected naturalists and zoologists. Best known for co-hosting Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch, he is now delighting audiences all over the country with his passion for wildlife.

  • Performance Starts 8.00pm, Doors Open 7.30pm
  • Tickets £17.50
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
Lost in His Presence

15 September

Worshiptime Events

Lost in His Presence 2018

A free gospel concert with Pastor Wale Adenuga and featuring music from The BIG Sing, Fever, One Desire, Chelmsford Community Gospel Choir, Basildon Community Gospel Choir, CO13 Gospel Voices, Joshua Wyse and others.

  • Performance Starts 4.00pm, Doors Open 3.30pm
  • Free Admission
  • Tel. 07800 752219 for information
National Blood Service - Logo

17 September

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session

Do Something Amazing....
96% of us rely on the other 4% to give blood.
Please don't leave it to someone else. For further details about becoming a blood donor please visit the National Blood Service site.

  • 1.45pm - 4.00pm and 5.00pm - 7.45pm
Ronnie Buckingham

20 September

Ronnie Buckingham

Psychic Evening

Are you still unconvinced by the notion of an Afterlife? Then come and listen to the case given by acclaimed medium Ronnie Buckingham – his aim is to reunite members of the audience with friends and loved ones in the spirit world – and then decide.

This event is for entertainment purposes only. Witham Public Hall Trust accepts no responsibility for any claims made.

  • Performance starts 7.30pm. Doors open at 6.45pm.
  • Admission £10
  • On the door only - no advance bookings
Badger Boogie

22 September

Essex Wildlife Trust

Badger Boogie

Strut your stuff to DJ Texas Tommy plus Vintage Rob at another of Essex Wildlife Trust’s popular Badger Boogies, with all proceeds going to protect threatened wildlife on nature reserves in Essex. Come at 7.00 for an hour’s free dance class for the ‘Badger Boogie Stroll’.
Free tea and coffee, but no bar so please bring your own drinks.

  • Event starts at 7.00pm
  • Tickets £8 in advance, £10 on the door
  • Tel. 01621 862960
  • or email events@essexwt.org.uk
Witham Real Ale Festival

27 - 29 September

Witham Public Hall Trust

Witham Real Ale Festival

Our popular Real Ale Festival is back and this year we are going to be opening from 4.00pm on the Thursday evening to give you an extra opportunity to sample the 30+ Real Ales, Ciders and Perries.

  • Festival open from 4.00pm on the 27th, from midday on the 28th and 29th
  • Admission £3
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717 for information
National Blood Service - Logo

1 October

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session

Do Something Amazing....
96% of us rely on the other 4% to give blood.
Please don't leave it to someone else. For further details about becoming a blood donor please visit the National Blood Service site.

  • 1.45pm - 4.00pm and 5.00pm - 7.45pm
Johnny Cash Revisited

5 October

Rick McKay

Johnny Cash Revisited

A two-hour musical rollercoaster of classic Country, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Rockabilly music! Rick and Jodie McKay pay tribute to Johnny Cash and June Carter with the fabulous live band, Starkville, to bring you a great show spanning five decades of music! Including Ring of Fire, Jackson, I Walk The Line, Hurt, A Boy Named Sue, and many more.

  • Performance Starts 8.00pm, Doors Open 7.30pm
  • Tickets £15, Senior Citizens and Children under 16 £14
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
Searchers and Hollies Experience

6 October

WPHT/Mainstream Promotions

The Searchers and Hollies Experience

The Searchers and Hollies Experience brings back to life the magical hits of these two legendary harmony bands. This two hour show takes you back to the highest energy decade in pop history and features over 30 songs, including Sweets For My Sweet, Sugar and Spice, When You Walk in the Room, Don’t Throw Your Love Away, Stay, Just One Look, He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother, Bus Stop, The Air That I Breath and many more.

  • Performance Starts 8.00pm, Doors Open 7.30pm
  • Tickets £12, Senior Citizens and Children under 16 £11
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
Razzmatazz

7 October

Marion Snook School of Dance

Razzmatazz

We start our journey in Rio 'full of energy'. We dance our steps through Copacabana 'full of sparkle'. We spin our troops in time 'Johnny's Mambo'. We cast our anchor in Tortuga. Shiver me Timbers! As our Phantom of the Opera, invites you to our Dance Show!

  • Perfomance Starts at 4.00pm (Doors open at 3.00pm)
  • Tickets £10 and £11. Concessions £6 and £7
  • Tel. 01376 513658

8 october

Witham Horticultural Society

Autumn Show & Tales From the Potting Shed

A talk by Nick Dobson

  • At 7.30pm
  • Admission: Members £2, Non-members £3
Beatlemania

12 October

Beatlemania

The Beatlemania 'Shake It Up Baby' Tour

Acknowledged as one of the country’s top tribute bands, Beatlemania bring to life the music of the biggest pop group in the world ever – ­bar none! Non-stop fab four music including She Loves You, I Want To Hold Your Hand, Help!, Paperback Writer, Sgt. Pepper, Let It Be, Hey Jude and many more! A splendid time is guaranteed for all!

  • Performance Starts 8.00pm, Doors Open 7.30pm
  • Tickets £16. Senior Citizens and Children under 16 £15
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
Autumn Showcase

13 October

Braintree Male Voice Choir

Autumn Showcase

Braintree’s award-winning male voice choir has been entertaining local audiences since 1971, but this is their first appearance at the Public Hall. They will present a varied programme including Ben E King's Stand By Me, Anthem, from Chess, Ol' Man River, American Trilogy and African Trilogy. They are supported by Witham Community Music, led by Hans Montañana.

  • Performance Starts 7.30pm, Doors Open 7.00pm
  • Tickets £10
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
Cinderella

22 - 27 October

Witham Amateur Operatic Society

Cinderella

By Rogers and Hammerstein

The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance. Adapted for the stage, with great warmth and more than a touch of hilarity, the hearts of children and adults alike still soar when the slipper fits.

  • Performances start at 7.30pm. Saturday Matinee at 2.30pm. Doors Open 7.00pm/2.00pm
  • Tickets £11.50 - £14. Senior Citizens and Children under 16 £9.50 (restrictions apply)
  • Book online at waos.org
  • Tel. 0300 201 0080
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Halloween Havoc

28 October

WrestleForce

Halloween Havoc

The Superstars of WrestleForce return for another afternoon of hard hitting, high flying action that the whole family can enjoy! And this is a Halloween special! The monsters from parts unknown, Exodus and Damien, look to plunge the entire town of Witham into darkness! Can the WrestleForce heroes, led by Essex legend Paul Tyrrell, stop them and their army of darkness? Don't miss this epic extravaganza!

  • Performance Starts 4.00pm, Doors Open 3.30pm
  • Tickets £12, Front row £16. Senior citizens and children £10/£14. Family tickets available
  • Book in advance and save 10%!
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
Songs of Max Bygraves

30 October

Jeff Short

The Songs of Max Bygraves

Join Jeff Short and his Musicians for a special afternoon show celebrating the life and music of one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers, Max Bygraves.

  • Performance Starts 2.00pm, Doors Open 1.30pm
  • Tickets £10
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
Andy Fairweather Low

3 November

Witham Public Hall Trust

Andy Fairweather Low

Having been a pop sensation in the group Amen Corner, with hits including (If Paradise is) Half As Nice and Bend Me Shape Me, Andy Fairweather Low only really came into his own in 1983 when Ronnie Lane asked him to play at a charity concert. He found himself playing alongside the likes of Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Jeff beck. He has since toured or recorded with many famous names, including Roger Waters, George Harrison, Stevie Nicks and Tom Jones. Now he is appearing at Witham Public Hall!

  • Performance starts at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7.00pm
  • Tickets £18
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
Come Alive

8 - 10 November

Aspire Dance Academy

Come Alive

Come Alive at Aspire Dance Academy’s first show! You are promised a fun-filled evening of dance performed by the students of Aspire Dance Academy. Pupils of various ages will be performing ballet, tap, musical theatre, street and much more.

  • Performances start at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7.00pm
  • Tickets £8 & £10. Children under 16 £6 & £8
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets on sale from 1 September
Book Tickets

12 November

Witham Horticultural Society

Annual General Meeting & Seychelles

A talk by Dudley Chignell

  • At 7.30pm
  • Admission: Members £2, Non-members £3
National Blood Service - Logo

12 November

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session

Do Something Amazing....
96% of us rely on the other 4% to give blood.
Please don't leave it to someone else. For further details about becoming a blood donor please visit the National Blood Service site.

  • 1.45pm - 4.00pm and 5.00pm - 7.45pm
Rich Clifford

16 November

Rich Clifford and the Young Once

Memories Are Made Of This

A fabulous evening of classic Rock’n’Roll, pop and instrumentals with Rich Clifford and The Young Once, re-creating the authentic sounds of Cliff Richard and The Shadows plus many others including hits from the Beatles, Johnny Kidd and The Pirates, Spencer Davis, Ben E King and The Searchers to name but a few. An evening not to be missed by any fans of 60s music!

  • Performance starts at 8.00pm. Doors Open 7.30pm
  • Tickets £12.50
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
Private Peaceful

21 - 24 November

Witham Dramatic Club

Private Peaceful

Adapted by Simon Reade from the novel by Michael Morpurgo

Private Peaceful is a moving reminder of the sacrifice made by so many young men in the Great War. As he sits in a battlefield prison, Private Tommo Peaceful recalls his short life; his childhood in rural Devon, his family and friends, his experiences as a soldier and Molly, the love of his life.

  • Performances start at 7.45pm. Doors open at 7.15pm
  • Tickets £12.50. Senior Citizens and Children under 16 £10.50 (Wed. and Thurs. only)
  • Book online at withamdramatic.co.uk
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Christmas Fair

1 December

Witham Catholic Church

Christmas Fair

The annual Holy Family & All Saints Catholic Church Christmas Fair always has a great selection of Festive items and gifts.

  • Fair open from 10.00am to 1.00pm
  • Admission 50p
Bouncers

1 December

The Reject Theatre Company

Bouncers

By John Godber

John Godber’s play shows a night on the tiles from the point of view of the men on the door. It is a funny, energetic piece of highly theatrical storytelling where the men are at once themselves, and every character they happen to meet on a night at work at the nightclub. The central theme of Bouncers is universal: men after beer after women, and the beat goes on.

  • Performance starts at 7.45pm. Doors open at 7.15pm
  • Tickets £15. Concessions £13.50
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
Through The Decades

2 December

A.M. Productions

Through The Decades: Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly

Darren Paige as Roy Orbison and Marc Robinson as Buddy Holly, backed by The Counterfeit Crickets, come together to bring you a two hour uplifting show that will entertain you with pure nostalgia, featuring all the greatest hits from both iconic artists. Will Rock ‘n’ Roll ever die? That’ll be the day!

  • Performance starts at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7.00pm
  • Tickets £17.50
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
National Blood Service - Logo

3 December

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session

Do Something Amazing....
96% of us rely on the other 4% to give blood.
Please don't leave it to someone else. For further details about becoming a blood donor please visit the National Blood Service site.

  • 1.45pm - 4.00pm and 5.00pm - 7.45pm
Andy Wilsher and Guests

5 & 6 December

Andy Wilsher Sings

Triple Christmas Tribute Show

Andy Wilsher and Guests

Andy Wilsher is back at the Public Hall for another great Christmas Party Tribute Show. Kicking off with a mix of swing, pop and original Michael Bublé hits, the show culminates with the thrills, attitude and high-energy of Robbie Williams. In between are Andy’s special guests Abba Unique, a fun duo who will be performing all the classic Abba hits. Why not book a table for the best Christmas party night around!?

  • Performances start at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7.00pm
  • Tickets £15
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
Mimik Floyd

7 December

Mimik Floyd

An Evening of Pink Floyd

With Mimik Floyd

Following their fantastic concert earlier this year, Mimik Floyd are back with another show featuring the very best of one of the world’s most successful bands. A truly authentic evening’s entertainment showcasing all the favourites, such as Wish You Were Here and Comfortably Numb alongside some lesser-known numbers, all expertly replicated by a band of seven musicians and singers.

  • Performance starts at 8.15pm. Doors open at 7.45pm
  • Tickets £15
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
Viva Neil Diamond

8 December

Yellowstone Events Ltd

Bob Drury's Viva Neil Diamond

Whilst performing in Las Vegas two years ago Bob Drury was described as "one of the world's finest vocal tributes to Neil Diamond" and he's now back touring the UK with his new show celebrating the legendary Neil Diamond and his incredible back catalogue of songs. Bob Drury's one-man show is an absolute 'must-see' for any Diamond fans. All the favourite hits plus a few lesser-known songs will guarantee a fantastic evening!

  • Performance starts at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7.00pm
  • Tickets £15
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets

10 December

Witham Horticultural Society

Christmas Social

  • At 7.30pm
  • Admission: Members £2, Non-members £3
National Blood Service - Logo

13 December

National Blood Service

Blood Donor Session

Do Something Amazing....
96% of us rely on the other 4% to give blood.
Please don't leave it to someone else. For further details about becoming a blood donor please visit the National Blood Service site.

  • 1.45pm - 4.00pm and 5.00pm - 7.45pm
The Total Who Show

15 December

Witham Public Hall Trust

The Total Who Show

Experience the passion, power and majesty of The Who - one of the world's greatest rock bands - in an unforgettable two-hour show. Johnny Warman's Magic Bus pay tribute to The Who in their own unique way, capturing the band's pure adrenaline rush and adding their individual flair to the songs. Won't Get Fooled Again, My Generation, The Seeker, I Can't Explain, Baba O'Riley, Pinball Wizard, Who Are You?, 5.15 and many more.

  • Performance starts at 8.00pm. Doors open at 7.30pm
  • Tickets £14, Senior Citizens and Children under 16 £13
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Book Tickets
Dick Whittington

20 - 28 December

The Essex Group

Dick Whittington & His Cat

Traditional Panto fun for the whole family with The Essex Group’s ninth Witham Pantomime, Dick Whittington & His Cat. Dick has spent most of his years at sea but has decided to step back on land in order to make his way to London to make his fortune. With him is his pet cat, which turns out to be to his good fortune because, together with his pet, he rids London of quite a few rats. He is rewarded by being made the Lord Mayor of London and wins the hand of the beautiful Alice

  • Performance Times Vary
  • Tickets £15, concessions £13, family tickets available
  • Tel. 01376 567677
  • Book online at Tickets2c
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall