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The Dreamers

6 october

Witham Public Hall Trust

The Dreamers

The Dreamers remain one of the best-known bands still touring on the 60s circuit. As Freddie and the Dreamers they had many top 10 hits including If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody, I’m Telling You Now and You Were Made For Me. Personel changes are inevitable in such a long career but two of the original line up are still in the band today. Along with the hits that featured the late Freddie Garrity the band also pay tribute to other greats of the 50s and 60s, in particular the music of the Everley Brothers.

  • Performance starts at 8.00pm. Doors open at 7.30pm
  • Tickets £15
  • Special offer: 60s Weekend Combo ticket for The Dreamers and Rich Clifford Just £25
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
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Rich Clifford

7 October

Julian May

Rich Clifford and the Young Once

Our 60s weekend continues with 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.

  • Performances Start 7.30pm. Doors Open 7.00pm.
  • Tickets £12.50.
  • Special offer: 60s Weekend Combo ticket for The Dreamers and Rich Clifford Just £25
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
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Back in Time

8 October

Marion Snook School of Dance

Back in Time

The Witches of Eastwick cast their spells and take you on a journey “Back in Time”. There will be Chimney Sweeps with a Spoonful of Sugar. There will be Follow the Leader, with Drumbeat Tribal. The Marion Snook School of Dance cast a spell of “Dancing Time”, their tenth year's show is a Chime in Time!

  • Performances Start 4.00pm. Doors Open 3.00pm.
  • Tickets £10/11. Concessions £6/7
  • Tel. 01376 513658

9 October

Witham Horticultural Society

Autumn Show and The Perennial Mr Potter

A talk by Brian Thurlow

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

10 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
Art and Craft Fair

14 October

Karen Duckmanton

Art and Craft Fair

A special art and craft fair in aid of Matthew and Joseph's fund, two brothers who live in Witham and suffer from the life limiting muscle wasting condition 'Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy'. With a wide range of stalls offering jewellery, glassware, fashion and hair accessories, fabric, specialist chocolates and much more. Other attractions include face painting, cake stall, refreshments and a raffle.

  • Open 10.00am - 2.00pm
  • Free admission
Viva Neil Diamond

14 October

Yellowstone Promotions

Viva Neil Diamond

Bob Drury returns with his highly acclaimed new one-man show celebrating five decades of hits from the legendary singer/songwriter Neil Diamond. A fantastic show bursting with hits including Sweet Caroline, Forever in Blue Jeans, Love on the Rocks, America, Hello Again, Play Me, Beautiful Noise, Song Sung Blue, I'm A Believer, Red Red Wine and many more.

  • Performances Start 7.30pm. Doors Open 7.00pm.
  • Tickets £14.
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
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National Blood Service - Logo

16 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
9 to 5

23 - 28 October

Witham Amateur Operatic Society

9 To 5

Music and Lyrics by Dolly Parton. Book by Patricia Resnick

In a 1970’s office Judy starts a new job and there she meets Violet and Doralee. These 3 women are all very different but they all share one thing, they all want revenge against their overbearing, bigoted and chauvinistic boss, Hart. The show is based on a film from the 1980’s and is packed with songs all written by Dolly Parton specifically for the show, opening with her iconic ‘9 to 5’ classic hit. The show even includes cameos from the woman herself!

  • Performances Start 7.30pm, Saturday Matinee 2.30pm. Doors Open 7.00pm/2.00pm.
  • Tickets £11.50 - £14. Concessions £9 (restrictions apply). All tickets £7.50 Monday 23rd.
  • Tel. 0300 201 0080
  • Book online at waos.org
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
Halloween Havoc

29 October

Wrestleforce

Halloween Havoc

WrestleForce brings another action packed show to the Public Hall that the whole family can enjoy, but this time things will be a little more.... frightful, as this will be a Halloween Special Spactacular! For one night only the athletes of WrestleForce will face the frightening creatures of the night from the very depths of the abyss itself! Will the monsters keep coming back from the dead and prove to be unstoppable? Or will the WrestleForce heroes find the strength to overcome the power of darkness? When the flood gates of hell are ripped open, anything can happen! Buy your tickets in advance to save 10% and experience the fright of your life!

  • Performances Start 4.00pm. Doors Open 3.30pm.
  • Tickets £12, Children £10, Family Ticket £35. Front Row £15, Children £12, Family Ticket £45
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
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Into The Woods

8 - 11 November

The Essex Group

Into The Woods

By Stephen Sondheim

As the result of the curse of a once-beautiful witch , a baker and his wife are childless. Three days before the rise of a blue moon, they venture into the forest to find the ingredients that will reverse the spell and restore the witch's beauty: a milk-white cow, hair as yellow as corn, a blood-red cape, and a slipper of gold. During their journey, they meet Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Jack, each one on a quest to fulfil a wish.

  • Performances 7.30pm., Saturday 2.30pm Doors open 30 minutes before.
  • Tickets £14 - £16.
  • Tel. 01376 567677
  • Book online at Tickets2c
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall

13 November

Witham Horticultural Society

Annual General Meeting
and Nuts

A talk by Jacqueline Aviolet

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

17 November

Jump Back Boogie

Jake Calypso and His Red Hot

Here we have the undisputed rockin' wild man from France with his Red Hot backing band. Jake has been wowing the crowds for several years with his wild style of rock'n'roll and rockabilly. He has packed out shows all over Europe, the USA and the UK. To keep the dance floor full the evening will include guest DJ Steve Grinster (Boppin' the Blues club) and also Adrian JBB Waters playing all vinyl. A special night as this is one of Jake’s rare UK appearances.

  • Doors open at 7.30pm.
  • Tickets £15
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
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Sugar Daddies

22 - 25 November

Witham Dramatic Club

Sugar Daddies

By Alan Ayckbourn

Sasha, a young student, helps Father Christmas into her sister's flat. Santa, an elderly man named Val, has apparently been deliberately run over. So begins a tale of control, betrayed innocence and complex relationships in which people are not always what they seem. With moments of high comedy and dark undertones, this is one of Ayckbourn’s most rounded plays.

  • Performances starts at 7.45pm. Doors Open 7.15pm
  • Tickets £12. Senior Citizens and Children under 16 £10 (Wednesday and Thursday only)
  • Book online at WithamDramatic.co.uk
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
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27 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
Christmas fair

2 December

Holy Family and All Saints Catholic Church

Christmas Fair

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

  • Open 10.00am - 1.00pm
  • Admission 50p
Phil Haley

2 December

Jump Back Boogie

Phil Haley and His Comments

A great band playing a tribute act to Bill Haley and also featuring some of their own material played in the style of the great man. A fabulous dance band guaranteed to get your feet tapping at the very least! We have a real treat with guest DJ Gary Little and our resident DJ Adrian JBB Waters playing all vinyls at this Christmas Party Night.

  • Doors open at 7.30pm.
  • Tickets £10
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
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National Blood Service - Logo

7 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
60s Explosion

8 December

Witham Public Hall Trust

60s Explosion

Magical Musical Memories as The FOD Band play all the greatest hits from the biggest bands of pop’s golden decade, including The Beatles, The Searchers, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Who, The Hollies & Many, Many More!

  • Performance starts at 8.00pm. Doors open at 7.30pm
  • Tickets £12, comcessions £10
  • Special offer: 60s Weekend Combo ticket for The Dreamers and Rich Clifford Just £25
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
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Sing Christmas

9 December

Witham Choral Society

Sing Christmas

Following their very successful ‘Last Night of the Proms’ concert in March, Witham Choral Society are coming back to ‘Sing Christmas!’ They will be accompanied by the Colchester Philharmonic Orchestra and promise a splendid Christmassy mixture of excerpts from Messiah, Charpentier’s Midnight Mass, Vaughan Williams’ Christmas Fantasia and carols for both choir and audience.

  • Performances Start 7.30pm. Doors Open 7.00pm.
  • Tickets £12, thise in full-time education £5
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
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11 December

Witham Horticultural Society

Christmas Social

With entertainment by Peter King

  • At 7.30pm
  • Admission: Members £2, Non-members £3
The Blues Band

15 December

Witham Public Hall Trust

The Blues Band

After last year’s sell-out concert we are delighted to be hosting the fantastic Blues Band again, this time for a pre-Christmas bash. Other blues groups come and go, but it takes something special to achieve the iconic prestige enjoyed by The Blues Band. Tickets are going to fly out of the door for this so get your order in early.

  • Performance starts at 8.00pm. Doors open at 7.30pm
  • Tickets £20
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
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The BIG Sing

16 December

Witham BIG Sing

Christmas With The BIG Sing

The BIG Sing Community Choir are working hard to show community singing at its best! The BIG Sing have performed alongside some BIG names already including Ellie Goulding, Leah McFall, Blake and the London Community Gospel Choir. Come and hear their pop, motown, gospel, soul and inspirational songs that will leaving you feeling happy and uplifted – you can even sing along!

  • Performances starts at 7.00pm. Doors Open 6.30pm
  • Tickets £8 & £6
  • Tel. 01376 512292
Mother Goose

21 - 28 December (not 25 or 26)

The Essex Group

Mother Goose

The comic antics of local actor Gary Sullivan return to Witham when he bounces back on stage for another fun-packed Family Pantomime. The original, first panto produced by the Victorian clown Grimaldi was a popular favourite for almost a hundred years and is the source for many of our best-loved nursery rhyme characters such as Humpty Dumpty and the Three Little Pigs. With over 200 ‘one liners’ , loads of slapstick, great songs and audience participation to keep the kids laughing this show will surely raise a titter or two from the adults as well!

  • Performance times vary
  • Tickets £12 - £15, concessions and family tickets available
  • Tel. 01376 567677
  • Book online at Tickets2c
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
New Years Eve

31 December

Jump Back Boogie

The Rock 'n' Roll New Year's Eve Party

Dance into 2018 at Jump Back Boogie’s annual New Year’s Eve Party featuring a live band and two great DJs till 1.00 a.m.

  • Doors open at 7.30pm.
  • Tickets £17.50 in advance, £20 on the door
  • Please note, advance sales close 22nd December
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
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National Blood Service - Logo

2 January

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
Geno Washington

6 January

Witham Public Hall Trust

Geno Washington

Still Hand Clappin’! Still Foot Stompin’! The Hipster, Flipster, Finger Poppin’ Daddy of Soul and King of R&B is guaranteed to put on a barnstorming live show that never lets up in intensity or excitement and delivers the goods every time! A red hot soul, blues and R&B show featuring members of the Ram Jam Band.

  • Performance Starts 8.00pm, Doors Open 7.30pm
  • Tickets £16
  • Tel. 0345 017 8717
  • Tickets also available from the Visitor Information Centre at Witham Town Hall
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8 January

Witham Horticultural Society

Faberge Eggs

An illustrated talk by Pat Gilbey

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

12 January

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
Model Railway Exhibition

21 January

Mid Kent Model Railway Group

Model Railway Exhibition

Details to be confirmed

Ronnie Buckingham

25 January

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
The ELO Encounter

27 January

Witham Public Hall Trust & Simon Rownes

The ELO Encounter

Following on from their brilliant concert at the beginning of 2017, The ELO Encounter are back and are promising a bigger and better show than ever. These talented musicians recreate the distinctive ELO sound with an uncanny authenticity on hits such as Telephone Line, Roll Over Beethoven, Strange Magic and, of course, Mr Blue Sky. If you missed them last time around make sure you book early this time - you won’t believe your ears!

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