Author Archives: Mark Watson

Christmas Clean-Up

Put down the mince pies, step away from the presents and spend some quality time with your family out in the fresh air this Christmas… wrap up warm & let’s clean up Harwich.

Poplars Magical Christmas Market

“here will be a huge range of Stalls from Adult & Children’s Unique Clothing, Personalised PJ’s Stockings & Baubles, Beauty & Skincare, Luxurious Candles and Wax Melts to bespoke Wreath & Garldand Sets and home made delicious fudge.”

Christmas Charity Concert

“The programme will consist of a first half of songs from the shows, standards etc and the second half is Christmas carols and music with much audience participation.”

5K Festive Fun Run

“There will be a Christmas Market, Santa Grotto with real reindeers, children’s funfair, live music and food and drink. And the run is being started by Sir Trevor Brooking.”

Christmas at Battlesbridge

Santa’s grotto, festive music, festive and craft stalls, food and drink, children’s activities and more.”

Robin Hood and the Merry Men

“Following their record-breaking Cliffs Pavilion pantomime debut in Aladdin last year, Ashley Banjo and Diversity are back to star in this year’ must-see show, Robin Hood and the Merry Men, and are joined by renowned musician, actor and comedian Kev Orkian. “

Jack and the Beanstalk

“Starring Harlow Favourites Jimmy Burton Iles as Dame Trott and Ben Parsley as Silly Billy alongside a professional cast and live musicians, there really is no better home for pantomime in Essex this Christmas!”


“After its second record-breaking year, the Mercury panto has been supersized to fill our new pop-up performance space. Which can only mean more glitter, glamour, songs and seats at our stunning new Abbey Field location!”

Peter Pan

“Magnificent scenery, dynamic dance routines, stunning costumes, an abundance of comedy, plenty of audience participation and heaps of fairy dust!”