What's on - Clacton


The following events and activities take place at the Community Information Centre on a regular basis.  If you regularly hire one of our rooms and would like to be included on this page please click here.




Bereavement and Friendship Cafe

Where: Sam's Hall

When: Every Friday 10am - 12noon

Cost: £1

Make new friends, enjoy a cup of tea and socialise.  Regular speakers, information, outings and trips.



Click Clack Craft

Where: Sam's Hall

When: 1st and 3rd Tuesday 2pm - 4pm

Cost: £1

Knitting, crochet and craft group for all abilities.  Bring your own project or try something new - some basic materials and help available for beginners.



Dabblers Art Club

Where: Sam's Hall

When: Every Friday 1pm - 3pm, excluding bank holidays

Cost: £2 per person.

Come and express your creativity. All abilities welcome! Some basic materials are supplied.


Dementia Cafe

Where: Sam's Hall

When: Every Wednesday 10am - 12noon

Cost: £1

A place for people with dementia, their families and friends to meet up.  (Alzheimer’s Society will hold an information hub on the 1st Wednesday of each month at the Baptist Church)



FAF Cafe

Where: Sam's Hall

When: Every Monday 10am - 12noon

Cost: £1

Make new friends, enjoy a cup of tea and socialise.  Regular speakers, information, outings and trips.



IT Friday

Where: Catalyst Suite

When: Every Friday 9:30am - 11:45am

Costs: Free

Weekly computer drop in sessions for Pier Ward residents to access IT support with experienced volunteers on hand to help.  Tea and Coffee available

Help with job searching, online and written application.


Action on Hearing Loss - Drop-in Sessions

Action on Hearing Loss is running a series of free drop-ins. Charity volunteers and staff will be providing free hearing checks; information about support and equipment available; tinnitus support and communication tips. Please drop by one of the sessions, even if it is just for a chat over a cup of tea.

When:  Every 2nd Tuesday of the month 1pm - 3pm


For further information, including other venues visit the Action on Hearing Loss website



Epilepsy Support Group

For anyone affected by or seeking information about Epilepsy.

Where: Garden Studio

When: Last Tuesday of the Month 10.30am – 12.30pm (no meeting in December)

Support, Information and Social Meeting

Refreshments available

For further information contact:

Margaret Smith

Tel: 07733 147 257



Carers Wellbeing Group

A chance for carers to chat to other carers in a friendly and informal way.  Advice is also available.

When: 1st Tuesday of each Month 10am – 12.30pm

Where: Sams Hall

Contact: Carers First on 0300 303 1555



Macular Society

Open to anyone who suffers from central vision loss.  Carers are welcome too.

Where: Garden Room

When: Fourth Wednesday of the month, 1pm – 3pm (excluding December)

For further information contact:

Tom McInulty

Tel: 01264 321963


Tendring Diabetes Group

Do you live with DIABETES or do you care for someone with DIABETES? Come along to the Tendring Diabetes Forum and find out how to manage your condition and have your say about local Diabetes Services.

Where: Sams Hall, Community Information Centre, 20-22 Rosemary Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 1NZ. 

When: First Thursday of each month,  10:30am to 12:30pm (excluding January)


Download the flyer here



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