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Join our choir in Epping for a FREE taster session

Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? Your local Epping choir is run by..... See more >
Epping Hall, St Johns Road, Epping CM16 5JU
Today, Mon 1 Jul

Stamp Club Meeting (Frinton)

20May2024: David Leathart displays GB Specimens; 3Jun2024: Display by members of Chelmsford P.S.; 17Jun2024: Auction..... See more >
Room 5, Frinton Community Centre, Soken House, The Triangle, Frinton-on-Sea CO13 0AU
Today, Mon 8 Jul

Join our choir in Braintree for a FREE taster session

If you have ever wondered 'are there any community choirs near me?' then the answer is firmly yes!... See more >
Marks Farm Community Centre, Dunstable Drive, Braintree CM7 3LT
Tue 18 Jun

Stamp Club Meeting (Basildon)

Philatelic Exhibitions & Trade Fairs (D. Connell). Meeting of Basildon Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit... See more >
The Place (Pitsea Leisure Centre), Northlands Pavement, Pitsea SS13 3DU
Tue 18 Jun

Moynes Farm - Open Garden for NGS

Moynes Farm - Open Garden for NGS A traditional, large country garden and two acre woodland, opening for the first time for the National Garden Scheme... See more >
Moynes Farm, Colchester CO7 8RA
Tue 18 Jun and Wed 19 Jun

FREE taster session with the Wickford Rock Choir

If you have always wanted to join a choir locally, you can! The Wickford Rock Choir is led by Essex based musician..... See more >
The Bromfords School, Grange Avenue, Wickford SS12 0LZ
Tue 18 Jun

8 Dene Court - Open Garden for NGS

8 Dene Court - Open Garden for NGS Beautifully maintained and designed as a compact garden. Owner is well-known RHS gold medal-winning exhibitor (now..... See more >
8 Dene Court, Chelmsford CM1 2JQ
Tue 18 Jun, Tue 2 Jul, Tue 16 Jul, Wed 24 Jul

Dragons - Open Garden for NGS

Galanthus are a passion. A plantswoman's ¾ acre garden, planted to encourage wildlife. Sumptuous colour-themed..... See more >
Dragons, Chelmsford CM1 4LS
Tue 18 Jun

160 Chignal Road - Open Garden for NGS

160 Chignal Road - Open Garden for NGS A relatively new garden transformed from a rough piece of grass. The five year old garden goes from floral and leafy..... See more >
160 Chignal Road, Chelmsford CM1 2JD
Tue 18 Jun, Tue 16 Jul

Social Steps Ballroom Dance And Social Club

ABOUT US We are a small group of social Ballroom, Latin American and Sequence dancers who meet every Thursday... See more >
Ramsden Bellhouse Village Hall, Church Road, Ramsden Bellhouse, Billericay CM11 1RH
Thu 20 Jun, Thu 27 Jun, and more dates until Thu 8 Aug

FREE taster session with the Chelmsford Rock Choir

If you have ever thought 'I want to join a choir near me in Chelmsford?' then why not join your local Rock..... See more >
Beaulieu Community Centre, Beaulieu Square, Centenary Way, Chelmsford CM1 6AU
Thu 20 Jun

Hyde Hall Live

Enjoy three nights of live music in the beautiful surroundings of Hyde Hall. Jukebox Jets - Thursday 20 June..... See more >
RHS Garden Hyde Hall Creephedge Lane, Rettendon CM3 8ET
Thu 20 Jun to Sat 22 Jun

We Found Love Aboard the SS Farndale Avenue

Dragon Theatre Company’s June production is the wonderfully madcap ‘We Found Love and an Exquisite Set of Porcelain... See more >
Havering Road Methodist Church Hall, Moray Way, Rise Park, Essex RM1 4YD
Thu 20 Jun to Sat 22 Jun

Join our choir in Brentwood for a FREE taster session

If you have ever thought 'I want to join a choir near me in Brentwood?' then why not join your local Rock..... See more >
Brentwood County High School, Shenfield Common, Seven Arches Road, Brentwood CM14 4JF
Thu 20 Jun

Loughton Astronomical Society

LAS Members leading Solar Observing: Celebrate the Summer Solstice - safe viewing of the sun in white light and... See more >
Scout Hall, Loughton Lane next to the Cricket Club. CM16 7EJ
Thu 20 Jun
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Things to do around Essex

Essex, a county in the East of England, offers a diverse range of activities for a memorable day out. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or family-friendly adventures, there's something for everyone. Let's explore some of the best things to do in Essex:

1. Colchester Zoo:
- Colchester Zoo is a must-visit for animal lovers. With over 270 species set in 60 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes, it's constantly developing and has won many awards for its conservation work. Explore enclosures like the walk-through butterfly enclosure and the Rainbow Lorikeet area. Don't miss the state-of-the-art "Bears of the Rising Sun" enclosure housing sun bears Jo Jo and Srey Ya. Encounter Komodo Dragons, white rhinos, giraffes, and more at the "Kingdom of the Wild" exhibit¹.

2. Tours of Colchester:
- Join historical tours of Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town. Explore its rich heritage, including Roman ruins, medieval architecture, and charming streets. Visit the Colchester Castle, a Norman keep with fascinating exhibits. Don't miss the historic walking tours and outdoor escape games.

3. Explore Southend-on-Sea:
- Head to Southend-on-Sea for a classic British seaside experience. Enjoy the sandy beaches, stroll along the promenade, and visit the iconic Southend Pier, the longest pleasure pier in the world. Explore Adventure Island amusement park and try the thrilling rides.

4. Discover Green Island Gardens:
- Green Island Gardens in Ardleigh is a hidden gem. Explore the enchanting gardens, featuring exotic plants, sculptures, and tranquil ponds. It's a peaceful oasis away from the hustle and bustle.

5. Partyman World of Play:
- If you're with kids, visit Partyman World of Play in Basildon. This indoor play center offers slides, ball pits, and climbing frames. It's perfect for a fun-filled family day out.

6. Bridge End Garden in Saffron Walden:
- Bridge End Garden in Saffron Walden is a restored Victorian garden. Admire the colorful flowerbeds, ornamental hedges, and historic features. It's a tranquil spot for a leisurely walk.

7. Imperial Bird of Prey Academy:
- Experience the thrill of falconry at the Imperial Bird of Prey Academy in Billericay. Get up close to majestic birds of prey and learn about their behavior and conservation. Enjoy flying displays and photo opportunities.

8. Go Bananas:
- For active fun, visit Go Bananas in Colchester. This indoor soft play center has slides, climbing frames, and a separate area for toddlers. It's a great option for families with young children.

9. Thames & Medway Estuary Helicopter Tour:
- Take to the skies on a helicopter tour from Southend-on-Sea. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Thames and Medway Estuary, spotting landmarks from above. It's a unique way to explore the coastline.

10. Historic Walking Tour of Colchester:
- Join a guided walking tour of historic Colchester. Learn about its Roman past, medieval architecture, and fascinating stories. Combine it with a visit to the local farmers' market for a complete experience.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Whether you're interested in wildlife, history, or family fun, Essex promises an enjoyable and diverse day out!