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There are many community led events across Essex in aid of Havens Hospices or Little Havens Hospice. They'd love your support, so please check and see if there's a fundraising event near you.

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If you're planning an event in aid of Havens Hospices, Fair Havens Hospice or Little Havens Hospice please complete this form so we can support you in your fundraising.

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Havens Hospices Fundraising Evening - Pipe of Port

Date: Tuesday 9th May

Location: Pipe of Port, 84 High Street, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1JN

Time: 7.15pm arrival for 7.30pm start

- 2 course meal £20 per person (also includes 1 drink and coffee)
- 3 course meal £25 per person (also includes 1 drink and coffee)

All are invited to a wonderful meal at the Pipe of Port to raise funds for Havens Hospice hydrotherapy - bath fund, in memory of Jenny Fear. 

To reserve your place, please contact Dianne at 07772419812 (Dianecrix@gmail.com) or Georgia at 07799051009 (k.vonisenburg@btinternet.com). 

For more information on the cause, please visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/hydrotherapy-bath

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Date: Saturday 13th May 2017

Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm

Location: Basildon Town Centre, Basildon, SS14 1BA

You are welcome to come along to the Basildon Charity Event, where Havens Hospices will be offering face painting and providing information on all forthcoming events and challenges. 

For any queries please contact Emily on 01702 220356

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Afternoon Tea at The Old Rectory

Saturday 20th May

The Old Rectory, Lower Dunton Road, Brentwood, CM13 3SW

2.00pm - 4.00pm 

£20 per person

You are invited to a lovely Afternoon Tea in aid of Little Havens Hospice as part of Children's Hospice Week. This will be held in the beautiful venue of The Old Rectory, Brentwood, where a selection of sandwiches, cakes, scones and unlimited amounts of tea will be served! A fun raffle will also be held. 

For tickets please visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/afternoon-tea-in-aid-of-little-havens-tickets-32801824139?aff=es2 

For further information feel free to contact Dee 07833948797 or Babs 07407424085

Essex Young Farmers Country Show

Date: Sunday 21st May 2017

Time: 9.30am - 5.00pm 

Location: Boyton Hall, Roxwell, CM1 4IT 

Come and visit the Havens Hospices and join in with some arts and crafts using vegetables!

For any queries contact Emily on 01702 220356

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Havens Hospices Pirate Day!

Thursday 25th May

Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm 

Location: HMV, 134-146 High Street, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 1JX

Come and visit the Havens Hospices stall during the fun Pirate Day during Children's Hospice Week. 

For any queries contact Emily on 01702 220356

Eastgate Hospice Awareness Week

Date: Thursday 18th and Friday 19th May 2017

Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm 

Location: Eastgate Shopping Centre, Southernhay, South Junction, Basildon, SS14 1EB

Come and visit Havens Hospices for some free craft activities- all in a Pirate-theme! 

For any queries contact Peter or Emily on 01702 220356.

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Festival of Southend 

Date: Saturday 27th, Sunday 28th, Monday 29th May 2017

Time: 11.00am - 8.00pm daily

Location: Chalkwell Park, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 8NB

Tickets: £4 Adults, Children are Free

A variety of activities including crafts, food produce, health and well-being, live music and many more. Havens Hospices will be providing various free craft activities. Havens Hospices Helping Hands will also be holding a Teddy Tombola, with a small charge to participate. 

For tickets visit www.southendcarnivalevents.org.uk

Pirate Treasure Hunt at The Victoria!

Date: Friday 2nd June 2017

Time: TBC

Location: The Victoria Shopping Centre, 362 Chartwell Square, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 5SP

Come and join in some Pirate-themed arts and crafts with Havens Hospices! Including Pirate Hat colouring, a Pirate treasure hunt, and a raffle. 

For any queries contact Sally or Emily on 01702 220305

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Witham Community Day

Date: Saturday 10th June 2017

Time: 10.30am - 3.30pm 

Location: Witham Town Park, Maldon Road, Witham, CM8 1HN

Come and visit the Havens Hospices stall to have the chance of making your own cardboard Parrot! 

For any queries contact Emily on 01702 220356

Rock For Havens Sake

Sunday 11th June 2017

Location: Cliffs Pavilion (Maritime Room), Station Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS0 7RA

Time: 12.00pm - 10.00pm

Tickets: All Day Ticket £10, Under 5's Free

A fun day filled with Rock and Blues music, featuring bands such as The Blues Spiders and Fire at Dawn and more, all in aid of Havens Hospices. Based in the beautiful Maritime Room, Cliffs Pavilion. 

For tickets please visit the Cliffs Pavilion Box Office or call 01702 351135. Any queries contact the Event Organiser at 07828 013043

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Blackwater Country Show

Date: Sunday 18th June 2017

Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm

Location: Chigborough Road, Heybridge, Maldon, CM9 4RB

Tickets: Adults £8 (£9 on the day), Children £3.50 (£4 on the day), Family £19 (£23 on the day)

Join Havens Hospices during the Blackwater Country Show for some fun arts and crafts. The show will include a range of attractions including Essex Police Dogs, Birds of Prey and Donkey Rides.

For queries relating to Havens Hospices contact Emily at etucker@havenshospices.org.uk or for more information on the show and tickets visit www.blackwatercountryshow.co.uk/tickets or call 01621 856503. 

3 Foot People Festival

Date: Tuesday 27th, Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th June 2017

Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm daily

Location: Hylands Park, Chelmsford, CM2 8WQ

Tickets: £2 - £11 

A special event made just for 0-5 year-olds, with music, arts and crafts, play and sport activities, storytelling and more. 

All children must have a guardian aged 16 or over with them. 

Havens Hospices will be providing free craft activities in the theme of Marvin the Caterpillar. 

For tickets visit www.chelmsford.gov.uk from Wednesday 26th April. 

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Next Generation - Village Green

Date: Friday 7th July 2017

Time: Each school has a separate allocated time

Location: Chalkwell Park, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 8NB

Children will have the opportunity to make an Origami version of Betsy the Butterfly whilst at the Havens Hospices stall. 

For any queries contact chalkwell@metalculture.com or for tickets visit www.villagegreenfestival.com/tickets

Havens Hospices at Village Green

Date: Saturday 8th July 2017

Time: 11.00am - 10.00pm

Location: Chalkwell Park, Westcliff-on-Sea, SS0 8NB

Tickets: Adults £15 (£20 on the day), Teen £10 (£15 on the day) under 10's FREE

During Southend's annual Arts and Music Festival, Havens Hospices will be on hand, offering face painting for all the family- Adults and Children included! Come and join in the fun! 

For tickets to Village Green visit www.villagegreenfestival.com/tickets

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Castle Point Show

Date: Sunday 9th July 2017

Time: 11.00am - 4.00pm

Location: Waterside Farm Sports Centre, Somnes Avenue, Canvey Island, SS8 9RA

Tickets: Adults £1 (entry), Children FREE

Come by Havens Hospices during the 2017 Castle Point Show and enjoy some free crafting activities and a Teddy Tombola hosted by Havens Hospices Helping Hands. 

For any queries regarding Havens Hospices email Emily at etucker@havenshospices.org.uk, for any queries regarding the Castle Point Show email info@castlepoint.gov.uk 

The Orsett Show

Date: Saturday 2nd September 2017

Time: 10.00am - 6.00pm 

Location: Orsett Village Showground, Orsett, RM16 3JU

Tickets: Adults £12, Children and Concessions £10 - available at the gate only

Come and visit Havens Hospices during The Orsett Show 2017. Havens Hospices will be providing a range of Harvest-themed craft activities, including colouring with seasonal vegetables. The show includes Agricultural, Cattle, Hobbies and Handicrafts, Horse, Horticultural Sections, with a range of attractions and activities to get involved. 

For any queries contact secretary@orsettshow.co.uk 
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