December 18, 2019

Board Games Café Coming Soon

BOARD GAMES CAFÉ COMING SOON!!! ☕️????♟ For all ages – come along and have a nice warm drink, socialise with new people and play a selection of board games! We’re hoping to trial the idea on a day in February. If you’d be interested please get in touch for more information or to be added to the waiting list.
December 7, 2019

WI Knitters

Enormous thanks to the Dolphin WI knitters, who presented us with this knitted depiction of the Community Centre! We love the attention to detail, and the windows even light up! ????
December 2, 2019

Term Dates

As we appraoch the holidays it’s time to talk term dates! Friday 20th December will be our last day before closing for Christmas, and then we’ll be reopening in the new year on Monday 6th January.
November 15, 2019

Public Art Directory

The Public Art Directory is now back online! It catalogues many public artworks around the Braintree District, and was originally researched and created by Braintree District Arts back in 2010-11. It is now in the care of Braintree Community Centre, and can be found on our Facebook page, and at the Arts hub here on the website:
October 24, 2019

Open Art Gallery

The Braintree Open Art Gallery 2019 is now online! Find it on our Facebook page or on our Arts hub. You can see all of the artworks that were a part of the Braintree Open Art Exhibition 2019, which ran from 19th to 20th October. Congratulations to all of the artists, and thank you for taking part! The exhibition was hosted by Braintree Community Centre and sponsored by George Yard Shopping Centre, Braintree Against Retail and Business Crime Group, and Braintree Shopmobility. The Open Art Gallery for the 2017 Exhibition, as well as the Braintree Public Art Directory will also […]
October 22, 2019

Open 2019 Prize Winners

Congratulations to all of the prize winners at the 2019 Open. ???? Don’t be disheartened if you didn’t win a prize – as we all know, art is subjective, and another year with a different group of judges you could win – so please enter again next time! The online gallery showcasing all of the artworks will be here by the end of the week. ???? David Pasfield – Winner of the Braintree Community Centre Prize for "Atlantic W… Martin Potter – Winner of the George Yard Shopping Centre Prize for "Rusty"… Ian Carter – Winner of the Braintree Against […]
October 20, 2019

Board Games Wanted

We’re looking for donations of unwanted board games for a “Board Cafe” starting in the new year. More details coming soon! We’d be very grateful for any games you’re able to donate. Thank you!
October 14, 2019

Open Art Exhibition 19th & 20th October

This weekend come along to the Community Centre to see an exhibition of works by local artists. Open Saturday 10am – 5pm and Sunday 11am to 4pm. Free entry!
September 19, 2019

New Prices from 28th October 2019

From Monday 28th October, new room hire and class charges will come into effect. We’ve tried to retain our current prices for as long as possible, but as costs rise we do have to increase our fees to be able to continue to offer our current standard of facilities and services. The standard class fee will be £7.50, but you can save money by taking advantage of our block booking deal which will be £40 for 6 weeks of classes. All existing hires and class block-bookings will be honoured at their current prices. We also now have two new rooms […]