JACKSON Live in Concert has to be the most accurate and exciting tribute to the King of Pop to have ever toured UK theatres. Presented by Sweeney Entertainments, this concert show is in its eight year of touring and sees long-time fan and hugely talented Ben recreate the Michael Jackson experience with his stunning rendition of all his favourite songs.
THURROCK Vauxhall retailer, Tony Levoi, with sites in Romford and Thurrock, is delighted to have teamed up with London based charity, City Harvest London, and donated two Vivaro vans to the charity in an effort to alleviate homelessness in the City.
HERRINGHAM pupils took part in Water Aid Day recently to raise awareness of the plight of people without access to clean and safe water. They all dressed in blue for water, to celebrate the day.
IT is Keveoke time at The Old Ship Inn in Aveley this weekend.
ON Tuesday 3 October 2017, at 7.15pm, The Royal Opera’s new production of La bohème directed by Richard Jones will be screened live to cinemas around the world.
AWARD-winning drama group Thurrock Courts Players are back again at the Thameside Theatre with one of their funniest plays to date. “One Man Two Guvnors” by Richard Bean shall be hitting the Grays stage
IT is with regret Thurrock CVS are unfortunately announcing this year’s Voluntary Sector Conference which was due to take place at The Orsett Hall
Staff and patients gathered to celebrate 20 years of lifesaving treatment since the renal unit opened at Basildon University Hospital. The unit opened its doors in September 1997 and until then patients with kidney failure would have to travel into London, three times a week for dialysis. Initially the unit had just eight patients, but […]
ESSEX’S shops and businesses are being urged to sign up to the National Autistic Society’s first UK wide ‘Autism Hour’ which is being launched at intu Lakeside in the autumn.
STUDENTS from the Gateway Academy recently participated in a ‘Spirited Arts’ National Art competition, organised by NATRE (National Association of RE Teachers).
THIS September Bluebird Care Thurrock and Castle Point is supporting Macmillan Cancer World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
HERRINGHAM pupils recently took part in the ‘Royal Opera House 10’ event, which celebrated 10 years of the Royal Opera House’s involvement in the Thurrock area since High House was built in Purfleet.
IN 1896 the Tilbury Cottage Hospital opened, built by Passmore Edwards; before that patients had to go to Southend or Gravesend.
THURROCK Adult Community College is participating in World Reflexology Week by raising awareness through promoting a new course available
THE Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus was once again flying the flag for Thurrock on Sunday 10 September when it took part in Out Loud, the Royal Opera House’s celebration of opera.
SCHOOLS in Thurrock launched a ground-breaking project to tackle extremism as part of the Think Global Diversity Champions (DC) project.
MEMBERS of the Catholic Women’s League, of St. Thomas of Canterbury Church, Grays, enjoyed a delightful evening of Pimms and delicious summer puddings whilst listening to a variety of readings by members of the Thurrock Writers Circle – a blend of poetry and prose, including extracts from the works in progress of Danielle Chinnon and Steve Grimshaw.
BACK in May I saw the competition launched by the Scout Association to go ‘Into the Wild’ with Steve Backshall and Helen Glover – 20 Scouts and Explorers given the opportunity to spend 24 hours in the wild in the Lake District with them both.
THE OLD REGENT Ballroom in Stanford-le-Hope has had a stair lift installed.
THE giant Mein Schiff 3 cruise liner sailed into the London Cruise Terminal in Tilbury this morning (12 Sept) as part of a 7 night European cruise. The 293 metre ship, owned by TUI Cruises,
Sixties and seventies night at the Old Ship Inn, Aveley
THURROCK’S business and voluntary sector representatives came together at The Community House, Grays, to celebrate the official launch of Thurrock CVS fundraising project Giving for Thurrock (GiFT)
THE WHOLE team behind “And Finally..Phil Collins” looked like they are enjoying themselves in a fantastic two hour show at the Harlow Playhouse on Thursday night.
THE Royal Opera House welcomed teachers and tutors from across the country on Thursday 7 September when they attended a special training day for the Royal Opera House Design Challenge.