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Christmas at Canvey 2023 – A Festive Extravaganza!

Join us for a magical two-day Christmas celebration from December 2nd to December 3rd, 2023. Immerse yourself in the spirit of the season with a dazzling lineup of performances, attractions, and holiday delights.

Saturday Highlights:

From the soulful melodies of Bobbys Big Heart, the playful charm of A Cheeky Charlie, to the rhythmic energy of The Mighty Brass Jam, each act promises to enchant and entertain. With performances ranging from classic Christmas tunes to dance showcases by Bramu Dance School and a nostalgic journey with Throwback to the Future, the event ensures a dynamic blend of musical styles. Join us for a harmonious celebration of the season, where these acts will set the perfect festive tone for a joyous weekend!

Sunday Highlights:

The festivities kick off with an opening by Barry Campagna, Ward Councillor and a captivating performance by Equal People Performing Arts featuring Penni Bubb. Enchanting Christmas Classics, followed by the soulful tunes of Sandra Durant. Followed by The Mighty Brass Jam, the musical stylings of Nick Brown, and a show-stopping Michael JacksonTribute act. Mushroom Theatre brings theatrical magic, setting the stage for the grand finale with the electrifying Elvis Delvis & Friends.

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Additional Attractions:

  • Meet & Greet with Characters: Pose for photos next to Canvey’s biggest Christmas tree.
  • Visit Santa and His Sleigh: (5pm-7pm, Rotary Club – Taxi Rank Eastern Esplanade)
  • Christmas Skating Rink: Enjoy skating and fun fair rides at Fantasy Island outdoor park (12pm-7pm).
  • Fantasy Island Fun Fair: Stilt walkers, fire eaters, and street food stalls from around the world.
  • Christmas Market Stalls: Explore a variety of festive offerings at Labworth Car Park (12pm-6pm).

Extra Excitement:

  • Birds of Prey
  • Pony Pals Pony Rides
  • Mr Bean and Uncle Albert with the trotters van
  • Display of Motor Bikes and Movie Cars
  • Street Food Delights


  • Canvey Island Seafront
  • Jimmy Macs Outdoor Stage
  • Labworth Car Park
  • Fantasy Island Outdoor Park
  • Rotary Club – Taxi Rank Eastern Esplanade

Plan Your Visit:

Date & Time:

  • December 2nd: 12:00pm – 7:00pm
  • December 3rd: 12:00pm – 7:00pm

Join Us for a Winter Wonderland:

Don’t miss out on the magic of Christmas at Canvey 2023. Bring your family and friends, and make lasting memories in a winter wonderland of joy, entertainment, and holiday spirit. See you there!


All advertised times are approximate

Saturday includes the following acts:

Performing on the Jimmy Macs Outdoor Stage

12.00pm – Bobbys Big Heart – Yolanda Crabb, Steven Wallis
12.15pm – Christmas Classics
12.30pm – Leigh Beck School Choir
1.00pm – A Cheeky Charlie
1.30pm – The Mighty Brass Jam
2.30-2.45pm – Christmas Classics
3.00pm – Billy Liar
Playing all the FAB sounds from the Sixties, including The Who, Small Faces, The Beatles, along with some great soul, R&B and much more. The band features the very best musicians from Essex
4.15pm – Bramu Dance School
Here at Bramu Dance we offer classes for everyone. From the first-time dancers to the striving professionals, we have a class and programme tailored specifically to your needs. We put our love for dance at the forefront of everything we do. Our passion for our brand and what we stand for shines through both our staff and dancers. Our slogan tells our entire story #ForTheDancers. Bramu Dance was created from the ground up putting the dancers needs first; from the classes we offer, our environment and our training programmes.
5pm – Throwback to the Future
A UNIQUE LIVE MUSIC EXPERIENCE! – From the jivin’ 50’s, the spandex clad 80’s or the rocking 00’s – THROWBACK TO THE FUTURE will bring nothing but THROWBACK hits and dancefloor fillers to any event. After touring venues across the UK and internationally for over 10 years – Eloise, James, Elliott & Luke have bought their high standards of musicianship and professionalism together to form a special act that is guaranteed to deliver a memorable experience to any audience.
6.00pm – Final words of wisdom

Sunday includes the following acts:

12.00pm – Opening Barry Campagna Ward Councillor, Equal People Performing Arts – Penni Bubb
12.15pm – Christmas Classics
12.45pm – Sandra Durant – Singing her Christmas Tunes
1.30pm – The Mighty Brass Jam
2.30pm – Nick Brown
3.00pm – Michael Jackson, David Boakes and Dancers Tribute
4.15pm – Mushroom Theatre
5.00pm – Elvis Delvis & Friends
Delvis has performed at special events, corporate functions, and entertainment venues throughout the UK, United States, Spain, Romania and Holland. His uncanny portrayal of Elvis Presley exhibits his amazing love for he calls, “the greatest entertainer of all time”.
6.00pm – Final words of wisdom