What's on in Brentwood, Essex
Local Tourist Guide
Welcome to Brentwood in the beautiful county of Essex. Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Brentwood - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.
Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Brentwood to suit all the family, whatever the weather.
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Discover museums, art galleries, historic houses, castles, attractions, theme parks and much more in and around Brentwood to keep both parents and children amused and entertained whatever the British weather decides to throw at you!
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Handy Local Guide
Taxis in Brentwood
If you're out on the tiles in Brentwood then please don't drink and drive - our list of taxis in Brentwood will help you get from A to B quickly and safely so you can fully enjoy the delights of Brentwood.
Tourist Information Centres
If you're stuck and don't know what to do, then pop in to your local Tourist Information Centre in Brentwood (TIC) for friendly help and advice for tourists and locals alike.
Enjoy some of the wide choice of restaurants in Brentwood for a gourmet feast of fresh local produce. You're sure of a warm welcome from budget diners to highly acclaimed restaurants.
Local Hotel Accommodation
Whether you're staying in Brentwood for the night or you're staying for a few days or more, you'll love the choice of hotel accommodation available in the area.
Premier Inn BrentwoodBrentwood
Rooms from £51.00
Rooms from £90.00
Holiday Inn BrentwoodBrentwood
Rooms from £48.00
De Rougemont ManorBrentwood
Rooms from £79.00
Premier Inn Romford CentralHornchurch
Rooms from £59.00
Forthcoming Events Diary
|Boogaloo Stu's Pop Magic - The Big Write Stories RJoin Diy pop star and musical alchemist Boogaloo Stu in a tongue-in-cheek bid to create an instant Number One Pop Smash Hit - in just one hour! All Ages (participation for ages 6+) Join DIY pop star and musical alchemi…||TomorrowDiscover Children's Story CentreStratfordFamily Days Out|
|Catherine Bennett Live - The Big Write Stories RemJoin tuna pasta loving palaeontologist and popstar Catherine Bennett, along with her 9-year-old manager Taylor for a rock 'n roll music gig for ages 7+. Performed by Bryony Kimmings and inspired by her award-winning Edin…||TomorrowDiscover Children's Story CentreStratfordFamily Days Out|
|Moscow State CircusMoscow State Circus at Orchard Theatre live on Sunday, 09 March 2014 in Dartford, Kent. For tickets to see Moscow State Circus at Orchard Theatre, see the list of ticket prices.…||TomorrowOrchard TheatreDartfordMiscellaneous|
|The Big Write Stories RemixedJoin tuna pasta loving palaeontologist and popstar Catherine Bennett, along with her 9-year-old manager Taylor for a rock 'n roll music gig for ages 7+. Age 7+ Join tuna pasta loving palaeontologist and popstar Cather…||TomorrowDiscover Children's Story CentreStratfordFamily Days Out|
|Healing Hearts Spiritual CentreEvery Tuesday an evening of Clairvoyance, Private one to one Readings, High Energy Spiritual Healing, Stalls and much more. Doors open at 6.30pm for Private Readings and Spiritual Healing all on a first come first served…||11 Mar - 23 Dec 2014Bulphan Village HallBulphanReligious and Spiritual|
|How to protect artistic ownershipDiscover Masterclasses Find out everything there is to know about making high quality work for children, how to protect your work as an artist and how to make a living in the arts. For authors, illustrators, publishers, …||11 Mar 2014Discover Children's Story CentreStratfordMiscellaneous|
|Making playful immersive spaces for familiesDiscover Masterclasses (The Big Write – Stories Remixed) Find out everything there is to know about making high quality work for children, how to protect your work as an artist and how to make a living in the arts. Fo…||12 Mar 2014Discover Children's Story CentreStratfordMiscellaneous|
|The Comedy Club BasildonJames Redmond Hollyoaks (Ch4), Casualty (BBC1), Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC2), Celebrity Who Wants to be a Millionaire (ITV1), Soccor AM (Sky1) James Redmond is a dry, slick and subtle stand up who delivers unexpected …||12 Mar 2014Chicago Rock CafeBasildonTheatre & Performing Arts|
|How to make moneyWith panellists Penny Holroyde, Caroline Sheldon Literary agency; Kate Wilson, Nosy Crow; Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian; and Bridget Strevens-Marzo, SCBWI - British Isles. Discover Masterclasses (The Big Write – Stori…||13 Mar 2014Discover Children's Story CentreStratfordMiscellaneous|
|Tough Love: In Our House!Tough Love are In Our House, for one night only. Booked for an exclusive two hour set in OUR HOUSE, alongside our residents AREA8. Tough Love have played at some of the worlds best house locations such as Priveledge Ibi…||13 - 14 Mar 2014Air & BreatheDartfordNightclubs|
|Lunchtime Recital - Academy Harp EnsembleRoyal Academy of Music presents Academy Harp Ensemble – conductor Gareth Wood Gareth Wood - Artemis, for 6 harps Mozart arr. Skaila Kanga - Rondo in A, K386 for flute, viola and harp Philip White – Aubade, for French…||14 Mar 2014Charlton HouseLondonMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|RAINHAM Over 30s 40s & 50s PARTYNEW & UNMISSABLE! Over 30s 40s & 50s party nights for singles and couples with top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from '80s to date. From 8.30pm till 1.30am at The Manor Hotel, Berwick Pond Road, Rainham…||14 - 15 Mar 2014The Manor Hotel (Rainham)RainhamNightclubs|
|'Ten string fever'-Violin and Guitar Duo PlayingLuna Lounge presents: 'Ten string fever' Based in East London in the UK, Ten String Fever are a Violin and Guitar Duo. Playing beautiful sounds of classical music. For most events they use discreet amplification with th…||15 Mar 2014Luna LoungeLeytonstoneMusic/Gigs/Concerts|
|A Salute To The 1940sA Salute to the 1940's is the ultimate 40's tribute show; a fantastic traditional variety show packed with tributes to the stars of the era. This hit musical nostalgia trip down Memory Lane features first class tribut…||15 Mar 2014Brookside TheatreRomfordTheatre & Performing Arts|
|Blackberry Blue and Other Fairy Tales with Jamila Jamila Gavin, author of 'Coram Boy', introduces her new, original fairy stories. Author Event and Book Signing Age 6+ Watch Blackberry Blue rise from the bramble patch; follow Emeka the pathfinder on his mission to sa…||15 Mar 2014Discover Children's Story CentreStratfordFamily Days Out|
|I am a Poetato with John HegleyJoin John Hegley ?as he reads from his latest A - Z of poems about people, pets and other creatures. Author Event and Book Signing Age 4+ Join John Hegley ?as he reads from his latest A - Z of poems about people, pet…||15 Mar 2014Discover Children's Story CentreStratfordFamily Days Out|
|Rumours of Fleetwood MacRumours of Fleetwood Mac at Orchard Theatre live on Sunday, 16 March 2014 in Dartford, Kent. For tickets to see Rumours of Fleetwood Mac at Orchard Theatre, see the list of ticket prices.…||16 Mar 2014Orchard TheatreDartfordMiscellaneous|
|Storytime with Cerrie BurnellAuthor Event and Book Signing Age 4+ Meet CBeebies presenter Cerrie Burnell as she reads to you from her book 'Snowflakes', a beautiful story about new beginnings and making friends. Follow Mia through the forest and t…||16 Mar 2014Discover Children's Story CentreStratfordLiterature and Books|
|There's a Shark in the BathAuthor and Illustrator Event and Book Signing Age 4+ Get ready for BIG TEETH! Learn how to draw sharks with writer/illustrator legend Sarah McIntyre. Find out wihat happens in her picture book when a family of silly sh…||16 Mar 2014Discover Children's Story CentreStratfordFamily Days Out|
|Ed ByrneEd Byrne performs live at Orchard Theatre in Dartford, Kent on Thursday, 20 March 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for Ed Byrne at Orchard Theatre now.…||20 Mar 2014Orchard TheatreDartfordMiscellaneous|
Easter in Brentwood
Easter activities in Brentwood
Enjoy a fun-filled family Easter holiday with our list of events taking place over the Bank Holiday Easter weekend in Brentwood.
Wedding fairs in Brentwood
Get married in style by visiting wedding fairs in Brentwood. From the bride's dress, to the wedding cake, venues and photographers, plan your special day with our list of local wedding exhibitions.