What's On

SUNDAY 30TH JULY 2017

Prosecco Cricket Festival - Soft Ball Cricket
Glebe Recreation Ground, Colchester Road, West Mersea, CO5 8RS.
Expect something different - friendly matches, coaching, laughs, eats and music.
Time: 11am.
Website: womens-softball-cricket-festivals 

SATURDAY 12TH AUGUST 2017

Mersea Island Lions Summer Show
Waldegraves Holiday Park, Waldegraves Lane, West Mersea, CO5 8SE.
Suitable for al the family. Fun dog show, arena displays, live music, craft stalls, charity stalls, food and drink, inflatables, games, donkey rides, transport display.
Fire engines and firefighting display by Essex County Fire Brigate.
Free vintage buses providing transport from the MICA, High Street, West Mersea to Waldegraves stopping at all bus stops on route and for the return journey too. 
Check the website or Facebook for more details.
Website: summer-show  

THURSDAY 17TH & FRIDAY 18TH AUGUST 2017

D.O.T. Productions will be performing "Emma" in the garden of "High Acre", 70 Firs Road, West Mersea, CO5 8NL. 
Poster: Emma_DOT 

SATURDAY 26TH AUGUST 2017

Town Regatta
Website: mersearegatta.org.uk

SUNDAY 27TH AUGUST 2017

Mersea Island Lions 5 and 10 Mile Running Races
Website: merseaislandraces.co.uk

SUNDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2017

Mersea Dredging Match
Website: mersearegatta 

TUESDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2017

From Mandarins to Commissars - China in the 20th Century
MICA Centre, 38a High Street, West Mersea, CO5 8QA.
A series of 90 minute illustrated lectures by David Prynn, lecturer in History at Suffolk College and the Open University.
The course looks at China's turbulent history in the late 19th and 20th centuries and how, despite this violent legacy, it has regained its position as a major world power to become the largest economy after the USA.
No prior knowledge necessary.
10 week course.
Enrolment 9.30am in the small hall, thereafter 10am each Tuesday.
Cost: £54 (help for those on benefits).
Apply Mersea Branch of WEA (Workers' Educational Association).
Tel: 01206 382806

MONDAY 2ND APRIL TO SUNDAY 2ND APRIL 2018

Scope house to house collection
Website: scope.org.uk