THE Harwich Arts and Heritage Centre is holding its first open day next weekend.

There will be live music and dance on Saturday, October 16, from 1pm to 6pm with performances from Harwich Sing Tendring Voices, the Dovercourt Ukulele Group, Beat the Street and singer-songwriter Rosalind Harniess.

There will also be a host of other musicians and poets performing.

There will also be an art exhibitions on display throughout the centre from the Dovercourt Art Club, the Harwich and Dovercourt Camera Club, Colleen Seymour, Suzi Lince as well as glassworks by resident artist Maureen Gibson.

Visitors will have the chance to see what happens at the Harwich Arts and Heritage and learn about the various activities that take place throughout the year.

They will also be able to sign up to the different arts clubs that meet at the centre and meet current members.

There will also be a bar serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and home made cakes on sale.

The centre is nextannexed to the Mayflower Primary School, in Main Road, Dovercourt, and the event is free to attend.

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