The Napoleonic Home Front exhibition
Wednesday 24 June - Sunday 2 August
Back by popular demand to commemorate the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo.
In the early 1800s Britain was fearful of attack from France. The Napoleonic Home Front tells the story of people's lives under the threat of invasion and the impact of militarisation throughout the Tendring coastal area.
The exhibition is available to hire for free. If you are interested in exhibiting it, please contact Jaywick Martello Tower on 01255 822783 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jaywick Summer Fayre
Saturday 18 July, 11am-3pm
Golf Green Hall, Jaywick
The Eighth Annual Fayre organised by the Jaywick Summer Fayre Committee will be opened by Frozen's Queen Elsa.
The theme of this year's fayre is the 1950's so why not join in the fun and dress up?
Entry to the family fun filled day is free and attractions includes the Clacton Queen Steam Engine, music by the Clacton Ukulele Group and DJ Ronnie, live entertainment by the Puppet Theatre and Jukebox Jennie, lively games, face painting, barbecue, arts and crafts plus much more!!!!
Further attractions include a grand raffle with cash prizes, plus many other prizes donated by a variety of local business and shops.
Jaywick Sands Designer Deckchairs
Jaywick Martello Tower has been open to the public for Ten years this summer. To celebrate we will be making our very own Jaywick Sands Designer Deckchairs to use at the Tower Celebrations on the 19th September.
Free workshops open to young people (8-16 yrs)
To take part you must be available to attend all four of the following sessions!
Tuesday 4 August, 10am-1pm
C-Net Take a Seafront Tour to Inspire then Draw
After looking at old photographs of Jaywick we will take a tour along the seafront to draw the locations.
Tuesday 11 August, 10am-1pm
C-Net Automobile Road: Draw, Snip, Stick & Stamp!
Choose one or more cars from the Brooklands estate road names then learn how to turn it into a foam stamp to use on your deckchair's fabric design.
Tuesday 18 August, 10am-1pm
C-Net Seaside Stencils
How would you spend a perfect day at the beach? Retell your perfect day visually by designing, cutting & printing with stencils onto your deckchair's fabric.
Tuesday 25 August, 10am-1pm
C-Net Sand & Sea Applique
All things sand, sea & seaside related have always been popular visual themes for surface designers to create into printed fabrics. Choose your favourite images from the fabric swatches provided to compliment your deckchair's fabric then cut out & mount onto Bondaweb ready to learn the art of appliqué & add into your design.
First Wednesday of every month, 11am-1pm.
Free creative workshop for adults, each session looks at a new theme or art form.
Refreshments, materials and creative conversations provided.
Wednesday 5 August - Windsocks
During school holidays bring your families to join in.
Wednesday 2 September - Wind Chimes
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