Category: Arts & Lits Past

Matt Brash

26th November 2012   Television zoo vet, Matt Brash, is a specialist zoo and wildlife vet and published author. He  speaks widely about his work with zoos involving conservation, education and research. Sponsored by MARK MOBILITY CENTRE, Holland-on-Sea.

The story of Pavarotti

Arts and Lits Princes theatre, Clacton-on-sea 14/1/2013 The start of the second half of the 2012-13 season was (for me, anyway) and evidently many others who braved the cold evening and ignored the snow reports – absolutely fantastic! This tribute to the great and much missed Luciana Pavarotti took us on a journey from his …

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Leslie Gillham

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society 25th February 2013 Leslie Gillham – Under the Hammer After a brief spell posing as an articled clerk in the offices of a chartered accountant, Leslie Gillham began his career in the world of fine art auctioneering in Sussex in the late 1960’s. Leslie Gillham East …

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James Sherlock

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society 18th February 2013 James Sherlock at the Piano. Award winning pianist James Sherlock performs a mesmerising and powerful programme of piano classics. Combining the great works side-by-side with some lighter moments. Sponsored by ERIC and IRENE HAMMOND. Performing widely as a soloist, chamber musician and conductor, …

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Tim Brooke-Taylor

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society 11th February 2013 An Audience with Tim Brooke-Taylor in conversation with Chris Serle. Tim Brooke-Taylor has been delighting audiences with his gentle but zany humour ever since he rocketed from the Cambridge Footlights into West End stardom. Sponsored by COUNTYWIDE LETTINGS & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, Holland-on-Sea. Tim …

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Jeremy Sasoon

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society 4th February Jeremy Sasoon and the Jazz Prescription. Pianist Jeremy Sassoon and his 4 piece band of drums, bass, guitar and sax bring us jazz and swing standards and arrangements of songs from Nat King Cole through to Paul Simon and many others. Sponsored by LESLEY …

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Paddy Ashdown

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society 28th January 2013 – Paddy Ashdown A Brilliant Little Operation – The Story behind the Cockleshell Heros. From the battlefield to the front bench, Paddy Ashdown has seen plenty of action throughout his career. We will hear about the man behind the headlines, exploring his work …

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John Pilkington

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society 21st January 2013 John Pilkington. Georgia to Afghanistan. In an exciting sequel to his last talk for us, John follows a spectacular branch of the Silk Road from the Caucasus across the Caspian Sea to Samarkand. He then turns south-east before finishing in Kashgar, China’s so-called …

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The Opera Dudes

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society 3rd December 2012′ Swing It With The Opera Dudes’ with Jimmy The Lip Allstar Band. Two modern day Mario Lanzas performing some of the world’s most romantic music, in their own unique vocal arrangements. Sponsored by MICHAEL and JULIE PAYNE. The Opera Dudes are two tenors …

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Charles Hazlewood

Clacton & North East Essex Arts & Literary Society 12th November 2012 ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ with BBC Proms conductor and presenter Charles Hazlewood. Charles is an award-winning conductor who works regularly with great orchestras around the globe. Central to his work is a huge passion to engage a wider audience with great music; to …

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