Local Events this August

August 5, 2022

We've put together a list of events around Leigh for this August and early September.

6th-7th August, 3PM to 4:30PmMusic In The Park: Avanti & DixielandersPriory Parkwww.visitsouthend.co.uk/event/music-in-the-park-avanti-dixielanders
6th August, 12 NoonTaste of Spain: Event showcasing the food and music of Southern Spain. Homemade tapas, paella and flamenco guitarist Tomas Jimenez. No need to book.Hadleigh Parkwww.facebook.com/events/408515994586094/
9th August, 1PM-2PMGold Geese Themes Arts and Crafts: Kids art workshop hosted by Leigh Art SocietyLeigh Community Centrewww.leighonseatowncouncil.gov.uk/events/
13th-14th August, 3PM to 4:30PMMusic In The Park: Graham Hunter Quartet & Chelmsford Silver Bandwww.visitsouthend.co.uk/event/music-in-the-park-graham-hunter-quartet-chelmsford-silver-band/
Every Wednesday up to August 31stThe Royals' Little Royalty: Free summer holiday entertainment for kids age 3 to 9The Royals Shopping Centrewww.royalsshoppingcentre.co.uk/
13th-14th AugustEast Beach Festival: Celebrating 60 years of Jamaican independence. Free event with live music, stalls and a marketplace.East Beach, Shoeburynesswww.vtelevision.co.uk/eastbeach/
17th August, 12 NoonOver 60's Social Club: Food, hot drinks and biscuits for residents over 60. Takes place on the first and third Wednesday of each month.Leigh Community Centrewww.leighonseatowncouncil.gov.uk/events/
19th August, 11AM-5PMFeel Good Festival 2022: Exercise focused event promoting active living.Garon's Parkwww.southend.everyonehealth.co.uk/feel-good-festival-returns-for-2022/
19th August, 7PMThe Swiftbeats: Tribute band playing hits of the 60's, Stones, Beatles, Kinks etc. Free event, food will be served.Hadleigh Parkhttps://www.facebook.com/events/
20th August, 10AMContemporary Elders: Modern Art Event hosted by Syd Moore (Author of The Drowning Pool). Moore discusses her work on Witch Trials and leads a tour around Old Leigh.Focal Point Gallerywww.eventbrite.co.uk/e/contemporary-elders-programme-tickets
20th-21st August, 3PM to 4:30PMMusic In The Park: Friends of the Shadows & Nomadwww.visitsouthend.co.uk/event/music-in-the-park-friends-of-the-shadows-nomad/
21st August, 10AMVisit the Vulcan - Classic Jet Day: Get a close up view of the Vulcan bomber along with fighter jet cockpits from the 60's, 70's and 80'swww.avrovulcan.com/events/visit-the-vulcan-august2022
21st August, 9AMClassic Cars on The Beach: Classic Cars on Display along Marine ParadeMarine Paradewww.eventbrite.co.uk/e/classic-cars-on-the-beach-2022
23rd August, 1PM-2PMIzzy Bee Dance Workshop: Small theatre production for children up to 10 years of age.Leigh Community Centrewww.leighonseatowncouncil.gov.uk/events/
27th August, 11AMSouthend Craft Beer Festival: Two sessions of craft beer tasting alongside streetfood and music.Leigh Library Gardenswww.ticketgun.com/events/southend-craft-beer-festival-202
27th-29th August, 3PM to 4:30PMMusic In The Park: Circle of Fifths – Jazz Quintet & Jam Jars – Dave Jago Quintetwww.visitsouthend.co.uk/event/music-in-the-park-circle-of-fifths-jazz-quintet-jam-jars-rock-n-roll-and-60s/
28th August, 11:30AMSouthend Barge Match: Launching from Thorpe Bay Yacht Club. Event for Barge Owners. Thorpe Bay Yacht Clubwww.southendbargematch.co.uk/
29th AugustOld Leigh Artists Market: Live painting, sculpture, ceramics and other mediums. Artists and buyers welcome.Strand Wharfwww.facebook.com/oldleighartistsmarket
2nd-4th SeptemberSouthend City Festival: Music festival celebrating Southend's new city status.Southend Airportwww.southendcityfestival.co.uk/
3rd-11th SeptemberLeigh Art Trail: Pop-up galleries and events throughout Leigh-on-SeaAround Leigh-on-Seahttps://www.leigharttrail.com/


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