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Rock the Tower

Tuesdays 5-9pm from 7th November - 12th December

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



Creative Net

Creative Net

Free workshops on the first Wednesday of every month (except January).

Everybody welcome! Materials, coffee, biscuits and great creative conversations provided.

Wednesday 10 January, 11am-1pm

Work with artist Nicola Burrell to make an object of your choice; by folding, softening, cutting and gluing cardboard.

Wednesday 7 February, 11am-1pm and 2-4pm

For those that joined us in the Dig4Jaywick Garden last July for their open day will have worked on a community mosaic with Valerie Osment. The mosaic is already looking stunning and Artist Anne Schwegmann-Fielding has been enrolled to assist the completion of the artwork, creating a legacy to Valerie and the work she has done with us over the years. The artwork will be hung in the Dig4Jaywick Garden in March and of course you will all be invited to the unveiling event.

Anne has been creating mosaics for public spaces around the country for over 20 years. You may have seen some of her work at the Colchester Hospital main entrance.



TalksSpring 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.



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