Rock the Tower
Tuesdays 5-9pm during term time.
Second Term begins 9 January 2018
Rock the Tower is a free music session where beginners or players aged 9-18 yrs are welcome to get involved for the chance to play alongside others in a band!
The music sessions provided by We Are Music will be held at Jaywick Martello Tower every Tuesday during term time running hourly between 5pm-9pm.
For more information ring 01255 822783 or email email@example.com
Free workshops on the first Wednesday of every month (except January).
Everybody welcome! Materials, coffee, biscuits and great creative conversations provided.
Wednesday 7 March, 11am-1pm
Chinese dumplings have been a tasty treat for thousands of years. This traditional Chinese food is very popular in families around the Chinese New Year time. Would you like to learn how to make Chinese Dumplings whilst having fun? This is an interesting way of learning about the Chinese culture.
Wednesday 4 April, 11am-1pm
Using a relief outliner, on coloured vellum, perspex, or clear tracing paper, you can trace almost any image and make it into a stained glass style panel.
Wednesday 2 May, 11am-1pm
Megan and Amy from S&B Colchester will be here making May Day garlands and flower crowns from fabric and felt. Try your hand at making kanzashi flowers, a Japanese technique you may not have tried before.
Work in Progress; Paintings Past to Present
Saturday 3 March - Sunday 6 May
The first exhibition of the 2018 programme is an exhibition of artwork by local artist Carol Dawson.
The exhibition is a series of seascapes, wildlife imagery, farming scenes, and portraits painted in a realist fashion that takes inspiration from historic photos and the nature and communities of Coastal areas. The exhibition will inspire a sense of nostalgia in viewers and will even include portraits of people who live locally.
Spring Talk Series
Only £2 talk
Free parking and refreshments provided
Friday 2 March, 11am - Three Years in the Mud: New archaeological discoveries in the Blackwater estuary
Oliver Hutchinson discusses the work of CITiZAN (Coastal and InterTidal Zone Archaeological Network) in exploring, recording, and preserving the archaeology that has been revealed by the Blackwater estuary. Discoveries include a landscape lost in time, fascinating artefacts, structures and even some former inhabitants.
Friday 9 March, 11am - A Light Hearted History of Tea
Andy Schooler will be coming for a nice cup of tea and a sit down to give a reliable and accurate history of tea and tea drinking, laced with a considerable amount of humour.
Friday 16 March, 11am - Essex Murders
Ex-police officer and current volunteer at the Essex Police Museum Chris Farndell will be giving a talk on a number of murders committed in the county. Cases include those that have gained notoriety, used innovative forensic evidence and even some still unsolved to form a history of crime solving in the county during the last 130 years.
Friday 23 March, 11am - Caring for Animals at Colchester Zoo
Using a range of examples and videos from the animals at Colchester Zoo, this presentation covers some of the main aspects of animal husbandry from animal training and enrichment to breeding.
Essex Book Festival Finale
Saturday 31 March
It's a Wrap!
10am - 4pm
Come and join in the fun at the It's a Wrap! Festival Finale where there'll be workshops and activities for all ages. Including: a Festival Peace Wall, a Peace Bunting Print Workshop, Wild Writing Workshop: Beach Combing for Words, Natural World Children's Workshop, and Tower Tales.
Event free, but some charges for workshops