Clacton Beach Huts
The Red Arrows perform at Clacton Air Show
Town Hall, Clacton. The home of Tendring District Council
Private Herbert Columbine, Simone Williams
Frinton-on-Sea sunrise, Simone Williams
Harwich low lighthouse. Photography credits to 'Visit Essex'
Dovercourt lighthouse - Paul Nixon Photography

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Jaywick Sands community celebrates opening of Sunspot with fun day

September 29, 2023
There was fun for all the family at a community open day celebrating the completion of a new development in Jaywick Sands.

Global coffee brand CEO hailed Tendring as a fantastic place to do business at Tendring4Growth Business Fortnight launch

September 28, 2023
Scott Russell, Global coffee brand CEO of Paddy & Scott’s named Tendring as a “fantastic place to do business” in his address at the launch event of Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Tendring4Growth Business Fortnight on Monday.
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Harwich International Shanty Festival

Friday, 13 October, 2023 - 11:00 to Sunday, 15 October, 2023 - 23:45
The small historic Essex town of Harwich is home to the U.K's Premier Shanty Festival, attracting artists and audience from all over the world. Now in its 18th year, the second weekend in October sees this ancient seaport town fill with a colourful array of singers, musicians, pirates, street theatre actors, maritime craftspeople and more. Rousing sea shanties can be heard emanating from the many real ale pubs in town and the entertainment continues along the quayside, onboard historic ships and at some of the historic sites within the old town, including the fabulous Redoubt Fort. There are shanty trains, workshops, demonstrations, concerts, barge trips and historical reenactment to add to the mix, suitable for all ages and much of it free of charge. For further details subscribe to the monthly newsletter on is external) or follow on Facebook, @harwichshanty or Instagram. Dates for 2023 are 13-15th October with a full three day programme of events. 11am - 11.45pm


Saturday, 14 October, 2023 - 10:00 - 12:00
Frinton Road, Holland on Sea, CO15 5UH
Coffee morning in aid of Clacton Lifeboat. Many stalls including RNLI Christmas cards, calendars, gifts and souvenirs; bric-a-brac; books; cakes; raffle; etc.

Autumn Jumble Sale

Saturday, 14 October, 2023 - 13:00 to 15:30 Saturday
Harwich Road, Lt Clacton, Clacton, CO16 9ND
Proceeds going to Plough Corner Community Centre

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