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Arts in the Community

Cinemas

Local Radio  

Museums

Music

Theatres & Hall

Arts in the Community

Hermitage Gallery

Shenfield Road, Brentwood 

Telephone: (01277) 216722

Web Site: www.artswork.co.uk

Email: mail@artswork.co.uk

Distance: 1.5 miles

The gallery, opened in 1994, gives young budding artists the opportunity to display their work.

Old House Arts & Community Centre

Shenfield Road, Brentwood 

Telephone: (01277) 211827

Distance: 1.5 miles

Offers a wide range of activities for both residents and visitors to the area. Many local organisations and societies meet at Old House; in-house activities include the regular creation of a talking newspaper for the blind, two slimming clubs, Anybody's Club, music school for youngsters and a comfortable coffee lounge and bar.

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Cinemas

Cannon Cinemas

180 South Street, Romford

Telephone: (01708) 747671

Distance: 8 miles

UCI United Cinemas

Lakeside Retail Park, West Thurrock

Telephone: (01708) 869920

Distance: 13 miles

What's On: www.uci-cinemas.co.uk

Odeon Cinemas

Kings Head Walk, Chelmsford

Telephone: (01245) 348588

Distance: 14 miles

What's On: www.odeon.co.uk

Cannon Cinemas

22 Alexandra Street, Southend-on-Sea

Telephone: (01702) 344580

Distance: 20 miles

The Flix

Market Square, South Woodham Ferrers

Telephone: (01245) 329777

Distance: 20 miles

 

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Local Radio

Phoenix FM

The Baytree Centre, Brentwood 

Telephone: (01277) 849929

Web Site: www.phoenixfm.com

Email: studio@phoenixfm.com

Phoenix FM is a not-for-profit community radio station broadcasting to Brentwood and Billericay since 1996. They have undertaken 12, 28-day FM licences since then (including 2 in Basildon) and in 2006 Ofcom awarded the team a FULL TIME FM LICENCE.

Phoenix FM started broadcasting full-time on 98.0FM at 7 pm on 23 March 2007.

When they're on air you can call the studio on 01277 849931 or you can fax any time on 01277 849932. The Phoenix FM office number is 01277 849929. You can also text on 83252 - text the word PHOENIX followed by your message. Texts costs 25p plus your service provider charges.

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Museums

Brentwood Museum

Lorne Road, Brentwood 

Telephone: (01277) 224012/223326

Distance: 2.6 miles

Established in 1988 by Brentwood Museum Society. Although small, Brentwood Museum offers a fascinating insight into local life in the early part of the last century. Dates of opening can be obtained from the Tourist Information Centre (01277 201111), and it is well worth a visit. 

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Music

Hermit Club

Shenfield Road, Brentwood 

Telephone: (01277) 216722

Distance: 1.5 miles

A live music venue for all ages - rock, jazz, folk and blues.

Sam's Nightclub

The Meads, Ongar Road, Brentwood 

Telephone: (01277) 210320

Distance: 1.6 miles

The newest brightest nightspot in Town!

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Theatres & Halls

Brentwood Centre's International Hall

Doddinghurst Road, Brentwood 

Box Office: (01277) 262616

Distance: 2.5 miles

A multi-purpose facility, which can seat an audience of up to 2,000 in luxury theatre seating. Entertainment includes rock, comedy, classical music, choral music, international sports events and much more.

Brentwood Theatre

Shenfield Road, Brentwood 

Box Office: (01277) 200300

Hire Enquiries: (01277) 230833

Distance: 1.5 miles

Venue for professional and amateur drama, dance and music of all kinds. Telephone for a free brochure. The theatre is also available for hire to societies, companies or individuals, seating up to 176 for concerts, plays, meetings or conferences. 

Old House Arts & Community Centre

Shenfield Road, Brentwood 

Telephone: (01277) 211827

Distance: 1.5 miles

Offers a wide range of activities for both residents and visitors to the area. Many local organisations and societies meet at Old House; in-house activities include the regular creation of a talking newspaper for the blind, two slimming clubs, Anybody's Club, music school for youngsters and a comfortable coffee lounge and bar.

Village Halls

Telephone: (01277) 261111

The villages and communities in the area are well served by a number of village or parish halls, which are the centres of group activities of many kinds. A full list of the halls available for hire within the Borough is available from the Town Hall on the above telephone number.

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* Distances are based on the approximate shortest route from Shenfield Station