What's on inHockley


Welcome to Hockley

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Hockley - 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 Hockley to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Hockley

20
AUG
Bing Live!
Cliffs Pavilion

Calling all Bingsters Bing and his friends are coming to Southend in the first ever Bing stage showJoin Bing Sula Coco and Pando as they find out how to tell stories by pretending dressing‐up and singing songs. Flop and Amma are there…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01702 351135
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21
AUG
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Rochester Castle

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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21
AUG
Healing Hearts Spiritual Centre
Bulphan Village Hall

Every Tuesday an evening of Clairvoyance Private one to one Readings Psychic Surgery Healing withHealing Hearts Psychic Surgeons limited slots 6.10‐8pm stalls and much more. Doors open at 6.00pm for Private Readings and Psychic Surgery all on a first come first…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07455 227100
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22
AUG
Sense and Sensibility
Rochester Cathedral

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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23
AUG
Summer Holiday
Cliffs Pavilion

Ray Quinn stars as Don originally played by Cliff in the film who heads on a fun packed boys trip in a London bus visiting Paris The Alps Italy and Greece in search of a good time and a brilliant summer.This is…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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23
AUG
HEALING HEARTS PSYCHIC SURGEONS
Bulphan Village Hall

Healing Hearts Psychic Surgeons are a unique groupwho are leading the way in high energy spiritual healing. Each of our Psychic Surgeons has their own psychic surgeon guides who can work with them and independently. Our guides use techniques not available on…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07455 227100
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28
AUG
The Greatest Show: Live in Concert
Cliffs Pavilion

The songs the passion the experience. Live.Inspired by the hits from The Greatest Showman now one of the most successful box office films of all timeIts time to celebrate the music with friends and family as you unleash your passion to sing…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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31
AUG
Voodoo Room
Touchline Live Music

JIMI HENDRIX ERIC CLAPTON & CREAM.Paying tribute to these legends of blues rock are VOODOO ROOM.A stunning power trio featuring some of the UKs finest musicians who perform an incredible show in the true spirit of these mind‐blowing superstars.No wigs no…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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31
AUG
That’ll be the Day
Cliffs Pavilion

Highly‐acclaimed for its stunning LIVE entertainment value Thatll Be The Day is an outstanding celebration for all true fans of the golden era of popular music.This latest production features a fantastic new‐line‐up of smash hits spanning the 50s 60s 70s & 80s…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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01
SEP
SPRINGFEST LIVE MUSIC WEEKEND FESTIVAL, CORRINGHAM
THE SPRINGHOUSE CLUB

A brand new family themed fun‐filled festival featuring live bands stalls and food & drink. Venue: THE SPRINGHOUSE CLUB SPRINGHOUSE ROAD CORRINGHAM SS17 7QTPriceADULT: GBP 20.00CHILD: GBP 8.00FAMILY: GBP 50.00CAR PARK: GBP 5.00Links: Booking: https:go.evvnt.com197898‐0pid269…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07968 851261
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02
SEP
JOKERS COMEDY NIGHT FEATURING TOJU AND MARC DOLAN
Reids Billericay

Because Sunday nights are funnyVenue: Reids Billericay 66‐68 Laindon Road Essex CM12 9LDPriceEARLY BIRD GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET ONLY AVAILABLE UNTIL AUG 1ST: GBP 10.0GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET: GBP 12.0Links: Tickets: https:go.evvnt.com244144‐0pid269Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com244144‐2pid269…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02085 916920
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03
SEP
Madagascar - The Musical
Cliffs Pavilion

Join Alex the Lion Marty the Zebra Melman the Giraffe Gloria the hip hip Hippo and of course those hilarious plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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09
SEP
Bringing On Back The Sixties starring
Palace Theatre

Bringing On Back The Sixties starring New Amen Corner and their very special guest the multi award winning Nancy Ann Lee as Little Miss Sixties.A magical journey through the most prolific decade in musical history. Featuring breath taking visuals on the stunning…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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13
SEP
Barry Steele & Friends The Roy Orbison Story
Palace Theatre

Hes the man with the sunglasses and the black suit who delivered some of the worlds darkest and most emotional ballads.Barry Steele who takes on the role in The Roy Orbison Story comes with great credentials and a genuine admiration for the…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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14
SEP
Be Sharp
Touchline Live Music

A superb three piece that sound more like five. Great songs brilliant playing concert sound. Dont miss them Be Sharp is a steaming guitar based trio that performs a diverse and interesting choice of songs. They cover a lot of different styles…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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16
SEP
Finding Your Feet
Palace Theatre, 430 London Road

When Lady Sandra Abbott Imelda Staunton discovers that her husband of forty years is having an affair with her best friend she seeks refuge with her estranged bohemian older sister Bif Celia Imrie. Sandra couldnt be more different to her outspoken serial…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01702 351135
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19
SEP
The Band
Cliffs Pavilion

Take That are proud to present...Their new musical with a beautiful story written by the Olivier award‐winning writer Tim Firth is for anyone who grew up with a boyband.Its 1993 and for five 16 year old girls the band is everything. Join…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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19
SEP
The Billy Joel Songbook Performed by Elio Pace
Palace Theatre, 430 London Road

Following on from his highly‐acclaimed reunion concerts in the USA with Billy Joels original touring band and now in its fifth hugely‐successful year Elio Pace delivers this sensational and critically‐acclaimed tour celebrating the phenomenal music of Billy Joel.This powerhouse of a show…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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20
SEP
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
Palace Theatre, 430 London Road

The Simon and Garfunkel Story50th Anniversary Tour Direct from its success at Londons Lyric Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back Using huge projection photos and original film…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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23
SEP
Essex Music Competition
Hamptons Sport & Leisure

ESSEX MUSIC COMPETITION OPEN MIC UK 2018 AUDITION DATES RELEASEDMusic competition auditions dates for Essex Open Mic UK 2018 have been announced Open Mic UK is coming to Essex with auditions at Hampton Sports & Leisure. Open Mic UK is more than…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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23
SEP
Talented Singers Wanted in Essex
Hamptons Sports & Leisure

Music competition auditions dates for Essex Open Mic UK 2018 have been announced Open Mic UK is coming to Essex with auditions at Hamptons Sports & Leisure. Open Mic UK is more than a music competition in its search for the best…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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28
SEP
Aladdinsane - The Sound & Vision Of Bowie
Touchline Live Music

In the words of theatre goers across the UK Pauls vocals and theatrical movements reflect Bowies with disturbing accuracy. Whether portraying the 70s era Ziggy Stardust the Thin White Duke or Bowies 80s90s songs in this totally live show many who have…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07775 761406
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28
SEP
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
Woodville Auditorium

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMSweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie ‐ The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since George Michael and…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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29
SEP
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Layer Marney Tower

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 16.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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29
SEP
Anglia Ruskin University Summer Fete
cm11sq

Join us on Saturday 29th September for food games glitter and sunshine Try your hand at crazy golf hula hooping and volley ball. Enjoy some retro favourites from coconut shy to giant lawn games and once thats made you nice and hungry…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01245 493131
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30
SEP
The Rocket Man: A Tribute to Sir Elton John
Cliffs Pavilion

Join us on a musical journey charting the rise to fame of one of the biggest selling artiste of all time.Combining breath‐taking vocal and piano performances flamboyant costumes a dazzling light show ‐ all accompanied by an outstanding band and backing vocals.Travel…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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01
OCT
Lance Ellington sings West End Show Stoppers
Cliffs Pavilion

Join BBC Strictly Come Dancings lead vocalist for an enchanting evening of classic hits from all your favourite musicals.Platinum award‐winning artist Lance and his all‐star band revive show stoppers from Guys and Dolls Aspects of Love Les Misrables Miss Saigon South Pacific…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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02
OCT
The Musical Box UK Tour 2018
Cliffs Pavilion

In an all out performance of live visual signature stunts a museum‐worthy array of vintage instruments and a dyzzying pace of iconic tracks and stage rarities The Musical Box indulges for the 1st time in its 25 year existence in an intense…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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03
OCT
The Best of Wham!
Cliffs Pavilion

A Fantastic new show featuring the best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie with sensational vocals choreography costumes and an awesome live band.Can it really be 37 years since George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley formed one of the most enduring pop groups…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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05
OCT
Des O'Connor & Jimmy Tarbuck - Live!
Cliffs Pavilion

Following their hugely successful sell out appearance at the Cliffs Pavilion in 2016 Des OConnor & Jimmy Tarbuck are set to return on Friday October 5thTwo legends of television show‐business and The Royal Variety Performance come together accompanied by music and video…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01702 351135
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Tourist Attractions


Adventure Island

There is a magical not‐so‐far away land where you can ride upon dragons, be sucked into a Vortex, come face to face with Beelzee Bob, ride the rapids on the Raging River, witness the fury of the Paraoh, in fact everyday a new magical adventure.We are easy to…

Barleylands Farm

Barleylands Farm Centre is accessed from our large, free car park. Children of all ages can meet and feed our friendly farm animals, ride the mini tractors around the farm and let off steam in the adventure play area. Come along and visit the chicks in the hatchery,…

Sealife Adventure

There's so much to sea New displays throughout 2004 There is no greater advenutre than the one that takes place beneath our seas and oceans on our beautiful blue planet. The amazing diversity of creatures that live beneath the waves is truly amazing and many…

Kids Kingdom

Kids Kingdom has approximately 8,000 square feet of play including a 14 foot vertical drop slide and our own 14 foot JELLY MOUNTAIN as well as obstacle course climbs and run.And a dedicated pre‐school area which has soft play and small twist slides. We have a fully equipped…

Southend Pier

After passing through the award winning new Pier entrance, take a bracing walk, or ride on the Pier train, along the worlds longest pleasure pier. Enjoy extensive and unique views of the Thames Estuary coastline.Why not try fishing, or bird watching. Take a moment to discover the various…

Hyde Hall Gardens

RHS Garden Hyde Hall was donated to the Society in 1993. Nearly 40 years of work has brought it from a windswept hill with just six mature trees, to the present day Garden of 24 acres. The Garden contains the National Collection of Viburnum and an attractive plantsman's…

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