September 18, 2021

Reopening Event 18th September 2021

July 21, 2021

Braintree Community Centre Reopening Event

The Community Centre are having an event to officially re-open, to “receive” the new apple tree from Dolphin WI, and for the re-dedication of the Community Heroes Plaque (previously located in George Yard). The Chair of Braintree District Council, Cllr. Sue Wilson, has accepted the invitation to come to represent the community at the event and to accept the Centre’s thanks for the local Community Grants they have recently received. Saturday 18th September 2021, 12pm to 3pm. Free tickets can be booked via Eventbrite here:
February 14, 2021

Braintree Open Online Art Exhibition 2021

Happy Valentine’s Day! Welcome to our second online exhibition, coming to you virtually while we remain in lockdown. Thank you to all the artists who have taken part, familiar and new, for helping us put on a show twice as big as our first virtual exhibition last year. Over 100 artworks from Braintree and beyond! View the exhibition here on the website, or on Facebook.
November 8, 2020

Virtual Craft Market

Announcing our first Virtual Craft Market! Please join the group and invite your friends: Browse and buy a range of handmade items and craft supplies from local independent sellers, over the weekend of Friday 11th to Sunday 13th December. If you’d be interested in selling at the market, all the information you need and an online application form can be found here:
October 5, 2020

Braintree Open Online Art Gallery 2020 Live!

We’re pleased to welcome you to the first Braintree Open Online Art Exhibition, with work submitted by artists in and around the Braintree area. We hope you enjoy it! The gallery can be found here on the website, or on our Facebook page. Thank you to all the artists who have shared their work with us and supported the Braintree Open Art Exhibition through these strange times. If you’d like to be kept informed of future events, you can subscribe to our art email list.
March 8, 2020

Board Games Café temporarily suspended

The Board Games Café has been temporarily put on hold – but don’t worry, it will be back! Keep an eye out for news of its return.
January 15, 2020

Open Art 2020

The Braintree Open Art Exhibition 2020 will be from Saturday 22nd to Monday 31st August, with submissions taken on the week beginning 10th August. If you’d like to be kept informed you can join our art mailing list here: If you need something to get your creative juices flowing, David Pasfield (one of the prize winners at the 2019 Open) is holding some acrylic and mixed media workshops over the next couple of months. Details and booking here:
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.
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!


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