Events Archive

 2015  EVENTS LIST                           UPDATED        28/9/15                                       Information and tickets from Pat Roberts 01268 459349  07887481275

     Year is moving on folks. We have had some good nights so far, everyone enjoying the fun and games and helping raise money for the legal fees on our latest challenge.

Next up is the exciting Rock And Roll Night.

            24th Oct .  ROCKABILLY NIGHT.    Laindon Community Hall. Ashton Rd. SS16 4NX   Tickets £8pp  under 16yrs £4     Amazing 501’s will be playing all our favourites and introducing the Disco.  Music and dancing from 50’s and 60’s and more.  Exciting event.     Going to be a brilliant night. Get up a gang of friends and neighbours. You know you want to relive all that fun. Show off your moves and get in the groove.  Tickets are available now!  01268 459349

28th Nov. RACE NIGHT.  Lee Chapel South Community Hall. Kibcaps, The Knares.      This was a great night last year, as those who came will remember. Lots of money to win on the races. Prizes if you name a horse and it wins.  You can sponsor a race and advertise your business. Tickets include Pie and mash supper.  Bring your own drinks.   adults £7 over 12’s to 16yrs £4.  Where will you get  such good value for a night out?   Give us a ring for more details. 01268 459349

19th Dec.. CHRISTMAS DISCO..Lee Chapel Community Hall.. Tickets £10pp.                  Still remembering what a good night we had.  Excellent company and excellent dancing.  a friendly neighbourhood do.  Come and join us for a pre-Christmas get together .Make this your Christmas do.  Tickets £10pp.   Bring nibbles and drinks. Tickets ready now


So, thats your social calender filled for the year.  Just remember us when planning your get togethers and outings.  Have a good time, cheaply and help a good cause at the same time.




















all back again with an exciting line up of community events to blow your minds.

FEB QUIZ   ..made £500 ,very well attended again, thanks to all.

April 18th.  BINGO.   Lee Chapel South  Hall.  7pm start. Nice and local.   It swiil be a good evening, nights will be a bit lighter and warmer , we hope. There will be a raffle and refreshments available.  Please book a place to help us with numbers . Dont want to run out of biscuits do we?  Pat on 01268459349 or 07887481275. Good time had by all who came.  Dermot’s waistcoat was not to be missed.

JUNE 20th  Vintage Tea Party. Ingaway Chapel Hall.  3.00pm to 5.00pm. tickets £10pp        Very “in” at the moment. Homemade cakes and tea in proper cups.  Posh frocks and no slurping please.  Again, it helps with planning if you let us know in advance likely numbers.                 Pat. on 01268459349 or 07887459349 

The following are work in progress                                                                                          LATE JULY          we hope to do a concert with local groups and talent.                                         AUGUST Garden Party..  Pat and Geoffs.                                                                                     OCT TIME  A dance with a well known Rockabilly band!!! not telling any more at this stage.         There are couple of oher things which will fit around these bigger events and I will keep you up to date as we go along.

Be back soon.





WINE TASTING    29th November..  £6pp. 7.30pm onwards  until you fall over.Tickets are limited so book early. This is a unique opportunity to taste unusual and mature country wines. Made from fruit picked on the very meadows we are fighting to save.  Other, more conventional, wines are available and there will be cheese and biscuits.Huge raffle to win wines you have tasted.   Please plan to walk home or there will be a wheel barrow service on request.                                    Pat for more details on 01268 459349

Christmas disco    20th December.  £10pp.  7.30pm till 11.30  In the Community Hall in The Knares.   Bring your own drinks and snacks. Let your hair down now everything is ready for Christmas.. Well if it’s not, then it’s too late to worry about it.                                                Tickets out soon.. to book  ring Pat 01268 459349


Keep an eye on us.. Never know whats happening unless you read the news.

01269 459349 or [email protected]

For any information or comments, on any of the above please contact me.


Past Events:

9th JUNE 2014    Latest on Events.

All those who came on the evening walks will know what a pleasant evening it was..the Rangers made us so welcome ..  It made an amazing £452 , plus a couple of donations, so thanks again for the support.

6th JULY    TABLE SALE.   Sunday 10 am to 1 pm. Castle Mayne Pub The Knares, back events room. This is now organised, (well that is apart from, collecting all the donations,sorting them, making the posters, doing the advertising, taking goods to the hall,setting up the tables,running the stalls, clearing up afterwards and banking the loads of money made!) LOL.  oh and, did I mention if anyone feels like helping?

Seriously folks, we need your donations and your effort to get people to come and look. Why get up at crack of dawn,sit in the queue for the bootsale,when you can come and visit us on your doorstep?

Can you put up a poster in your window or at work? Remind people it’s on. Any more info. 01268 459349 or 07887481275  Pat Roberts.

10th AUGUST   Garden Party.   2pm. to 5ish.  £6pp.     Pat and Geoff’s pad.

Games, plant stall,music and more.. Tea and cakes.   Invites out soon.

FUNDAY…  Still working on this.. anyone who has any ideas… we do need help.

18th OCTOBER  QUIZ NIGHT!    £5 head.  7.15 pm for 7.30 start..   Lee Chapel Community Hall, The Knares.  Tables of 8 but you can join a table on the night.

You all know what fun these are?  well here’s another one.. Look out your hats! dont forget there’s a prize for the best.  Phone and leave your name, I’ll get back a.s.a.p when tickets are ready. 01268 459349 or 07887481275

20th Dec  Christmas DISCO!!!!  time to relax when everything is done. We hope..  Lee Chapel Community Hall,  The Knares.   We can all walk home from there, as long as it’s not uphill!







.13th May 2014..  UPDATE

Well, Race night has been and gone. added  a healthy £680 to the coffers. well done to all who helped and thanks to all who came.  Seemed to be a very popular and fun night. I certainly enjoyed it and the fish was nice too.

Next event to look forward to is the Wander through the woods with the wardens.

7th and 8th JUNE..  Walk on the Wildside.             £6p.pp  includes your supper of Jacket potatoes and fillings. With hop chocolate.                                                                                    from 6.30p.m.

Meet behind the Crown Pub and join the wardens in a wander through the woods looking for wildlife.. Then back to enjoy a meal by the fireside.

There will be some entertainment and everyone is welcome to join in, in fact we hope you will.

Bring your own drinks if you like. This should be a really friendly, pleasant evening.

Tickets are ready now so give me a ring and book your date.  01268 459349 or text me on 07887481275.  Pat Roberts

July provisionally booked, for  6th.    Sunday morning.  Table sale of quality goods.    10a.m. to 12.30p.m.

Bootsale style, sale of donated goods.   New or nearly new.    Don’t have to get up early and sit in the traffic.   Just pop down to the Castle Mayne Pub and browse at your leisure. Then back in time to cook dinner.

August 10th Garden Party.                          2p.m to 5ish       £5 pp.

Tea and cakes.  Fun and games.    Plant stall.    Music and more.

There may even be the odd glass of wine.  Invites will be out soon.

SEPT.  FUNDAY   We really hope to get this underway. There are big plans afoot.

Tug of War.. It’s a knock out.. Races,, dance shows,, dog show..  Stalls..  Watch this space.

18th October   QUIZ NIGHT…           Full details later but keep this date free.        

Community Hall,   KIbcaps, Lee Chapel South.   Now we know how you all love the quiz nights.

And start looking for your hats!!!

20th DEC           DISCO             Another date to put in the diary. you know you want to!

Community Hall Kibcaps . We can all crawl home from there.   Details of price etc later.

There are still a few things we may throw at you later but not firmed up. Will just surprise you.

That’s all for now.. Keep watching and talking about us.  




3rd May 2014       Updates                                    

10th May Race Night and fish supper       Only £7 inclusive.


Community Hall, KIbcaps, The Knares.  7pm for 7.30 start.

Last few days to buy your tickets for this fun night out.

Loads of chances to win. Buy a horse, sponsor a race, win the raffle.

Pat 01268 45934901268 459349

7th & 8th June. Walk on the Wildside.  £6 pp    6.30p.m.start.

A wildlife walk with the wardens at Westley Heights, behind the Crown Pub.

Followed by jacket potatoes and hot chocolate at the fireside.

Entertainment and possibly a few songs to join in with. Feel free to contribute to the entertainment.  Bring your drinks if you want something a bit stronger to keep out the chill.

Tickets from Pat 01268 45934901268 459349 or 07887481275.

10th August  . Garden Party.  £5 pp. 2p.m. to 5ish.  Pat and Geoff’s

Tea and homemade cakes. Games, plant stall, music and company.

Invitations to follow.

Still working on other events.  Another quiz,a family funday,an indoor bootsale,disco and more.

Will add details as we complete each event.

That’s the latest.

Lots of stuff in the pipeline. Keep an eye on us. You never know what you might miss.

Any offers of help very welcome.  Just give me a ring.







10th May. RACE NIGHT.  Kibcaps Community Hall. 7p.m. first race 7.30p.m.

£7p.p. includes a meal. Fish or Pie and chips or veggieburger and chips.Bring your own drinks.

Always wanted to own a race horse? Well, now’s your chance! for only £5 you too could be the wining owner and get an extra prize. How many times do you think, “that would be a good name for a horse?”  Well, you can name your horse,just keep it clean.

There is also a chance to sponsor a race. Your business can be out there being advertised for the very modest sum of £10. Bring along some business cards. BUT hurry as there are only 9 races.A good deal for local tradesmen.

For tickets    contact Pat Roberts  01268 45934901268 459349

7th and 8th JUNE   Walk on the Wildside.  6.30p.m.   til we get cold.   £6pp.

In the Country park behind the Crown Pub.

The wardens are very kindly laying on an evening walk and fireside meal.With some entertainment. Anyone who would be so kind to contribute to the entertainment would be very welcome. Music,songs,magic?

This will be Saturday and Sunday. Jacket potatoes and fillings. Hot chocolate . If you want anything stronger please bring your own drinks.

Contact Pat Roberts for tickets and choose a night.   01268 45934901268 459349

Please contact us if you can offer any help with any of the above.  Every little helps. Just a few hours on one event makes a lot of difference. Means the volunteers who are here don’t have to do every event.









21st March 2014

After the recent meeting, these are the events we are working on for this year.

 10th May    Race night   Kibcaps Hall, The Knares,  

£7, includes sausage and chips meal.   Children £1 + price of meal.

Bring your own drinks.   01268 45934901268 459349 for tickets.  

June.  Walk on the Wildside.  

More details later,  early evening walk in the woods. Ending in a fireside jamboree with jacket potatoes and hot chocolate. Sounds good to me.

Unless you want to bring something stronger?( Which you can always bring)

July  ??? Camping  Overnighter.  Work in progress. Get your tents out of the mothballs.!Families very , very welcome.

July.  Family Afternoon.  fun and games on the green. Lets see who is up for a bit of competition.

August.  Garden Party.  Pat and Geoff’s pad. From 2.p.m.

£5 head. Cakes and tea and coffee. Music and good company.

Plant stall and games. Be in touch soon with invites.

Sept .  Line Dance.   Kibcaps Hall.   Work in progress.

October.  Darts/games night.   Trying for Post Office Club .     Work in progress.

Also, we hope, quizzes,Talent competition, Disco, “5 a side football” (be aware we are mostly women. Help us with this one! )

We need to know if you are interested in these activities. Please give us a sign.

ANYONE WITH ANYTHING TO OFFER FOR ANY OF THE ABOVE, PLEASE DO CONTACT US. We are still at the planning stage.We are still a small crew. Loads of lovely people ready to do the footwork, but I need organizers.

Pat 01268 45934901268 459349.




1st MARCH .Barn Dance   7.30p.m. to 11p.m. Dancing to Metric Foot band.

Laindon Community Centre.  Ashton Rd  Laindon. SS15 6DN

Bar on site.  Plenty of parking.

Tickets £9 and £5 under 16’s.   Pat 01268 45934901268 459349

10th MAY. Race Night.  7.p.m. to 10p.m.

Kibcaps Community Hall.   The Knares.   Lee Chapel Sth.

Bring your own drinks..Ticket includes Sausage and Chips.

Tickets £7.    (children..£1 + price of the meal) Pat  01268 45934901268 459349.



The first event was planned and over so quickly, I hardly had a chance to advertise it.                    A highly successful Quiz night organized by Sadie and helpers. It made a useful £702. to start us off on this years funding. Well done everyone.WOW.

1st MARCH   BARN DANCE . Laindon Community  Center.   7.30p.m. to 11p.m.                            Dancing to Metric Foot Band and Sarah calling again                                                            Tickets £9 adults and £5 under 16yrs.  Phone Pat 01268 45934901268 459349.                                                     Last years was such fun we decided to stick with the same format. Come along and join the fun . There’s a bar and bring your own nibbles. Any offers of help with tables and chairs would be welcome.

After you’ve got your breath back , we are planning a RACE NIGHT.  No details yet but will be back soon with more.

It’s going to be a busy year. The legal team have done their bit now it’s up to us to support them. We can always do with extra bodies so give me a ring and come along to the next fund raising meeting with your ideas.

01269 45934901269 459349 or [email protected]

For any information or comments, on any of the above please contact me.



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