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

event listings

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

nathan's extravaganza

Date: 4th May 2018

Venue: Le Talbooth, Dedham, Colchester, Essex

Time: 7pm-1am

Following the success of ‘Nathan’s Extravaganza’ in 2016, and having raised over £6,000, we would like to take this opportunity to tell you about our next charity ball. This is being held on Friday 4th May, 2018 at the prestigious Le Talbooth in Dedham, Colchester.

The evening will be to raise funds for The J’s Hospice, The Sick Children’s Trust and David Randall Foundation. The night will consist of pre-dinner drinks and canapés on arrival, followed by an exquisite Le Talbooth Barbecue.

There will be a live auction, raffle and dancing into the early hours.

At midnight Nathan will turn 21 and we will be celebrating this momentous occasion, as it is a special day for our family.

Dress code: Lounge suits/evening or cocktail dress

There is an Early Bird ticket offer of £55.00, which is payable by 28 February 2018. The price thereafter will be £60.00

For more information and to buy tickets, please email Suzan 

Nathans Charity Event Team
Chef hat 1

charity meal for havens hospices

Date: 13th May 2018        

Venue: 1 The Cockle Sheds, Leigh on Sea, Essex  SS9 2ER 

Time: 12 noon to 4pm

Afternoon 2 course meal with Mario’s special canapes at Simply Seafood in Leigh on Sea.

Guest appearance by Rudolf Walker aka Patrick Trueman from Eastenders.

There will also be a raffle on the day!

Tickets £24.95 pp 

To book your table telephone Marios at Simply Seafood on 01702 716645

the j’s hospice golf day 

Date: 25th May 2018

Venue: Colne Valley Golf Club

Ladies and gentleman are welcome in teams of four. The price is £200 per team, this includes; a competition over 18 holes, beginning with a bacon roll and tea or coffee finishing with a 2 course dinner, auction, raffle and prize giving.

Contact us by 11th May for more information and to book your place.

Email Zoe or call 01245 475474 for more information

Golf Day

charity football match 

Date: 29th May 2018    

Venue: Aveley FC,  Parkside Stadium, Park Lane, RM15 4PX

Time: 2pm kick off

A team of Babyballers coaches and parents will be playing a team of celebrity and ex-professional footballers to raise money for Little Havens Hospice. There will be activities for the children, a mascot race, crossbar challenge, raffle and memorabilia auction plus much more.

For tickets please click here.

bubbles and beauty 

Date: 1st June 2018

Venue: The Duke of Wellington, Hatfield Peverel 

Time: 7:00pm

The evening will begin with a glass of Prosecco, followed by a make-up master class and a manicure. All guests will also receive a goody bag packed with pampering goodies.

Tickets £30pp

For more information email Charlotte or call 01245 475474 

Bubbles and Beauty
Butterfly doodle

the secret garden ball

Date: 22nd September 2018

Venue: The Lion House, Boreham, Essex

Time: 6:30pm

‘If you look the right way you can see the whole world is a garden’ Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

You’re all invited to The J’s Hospice first Secret Garden Ball, which takes place on Saturday 22ndSeptember 2018 at the prestigious venue, The Lion House Boreham.

Tickets are £50 per guest which includes a three course meal, welcome drink and half a bottle of wine followed by an evening of music, entertainment and dancing. Carriages at 12.

Tables of 10 or 12 are available, but please note places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!

To book your tickets please contact The J’s Hospice on 01245 475474


Contact us today on 01702 220350 or email us