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Pet Community Fun Day

Event Highlights: Pet Parade: Join the parade with your pets to showcase their cuteness and charm! Best costumes..... See more >
10 Gravenchon Way CH2 W
Mon 15 Apr, Sat 8 Jun, Sun 9 Jun

Keep Fit. Exercise Movement and Dance for 50+

A dance fitness class for 0ver 50s. Improve flexibility, strength, balance, co-ordination etc etc. Work to your own..... See more >
St Laurence Church Hall RM14 2AJ
Wed 17 Apr, Wed 24 Apr, and more dates until Wed 12 Jun

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 18 Apr, Thu 25 Apr, and more dates until Thu 6 Jun

Diesel Day

Unlimited rides on a diesel train. Large model railway layout. Working signal box, Travelling Post Office carriages,..... See more >
Colne Valley Railway, Yeldham Road, Castle Hedingham CO9 3DZ
Sun 21 Apr, Sun 28 Apr, and more dates until Sat 1 Jun

FREE taster session with the Leigh-on-Sea/Southend Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Leigh-on-Sea/Southend Rock Choir If you have ever wondered 'are there any community choirs near me?' then the answer is firmly yes!... See more >
Leigh on Sea Community Centre, 71 - 73 Elm Road, Leigh on Sea SS9 1SP
Mon 22 Apr, Mon 29 Apr, Mon 13 May, Mon 20 May, Mon 3 Jun

FREE taster session with the Harlow Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Harlow Rock Choir Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? The local Harlow choir is run by..... See more >
Saint Nicholas School, Hobbs Cross Road, Harlow CM17 0NJ
Tue 23 Apr, Tue 7 May, Tue 14 May, Tue 21 May, Tue 11 Jun

FREE taster session with the Braintree Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Braintree Rock Choir Do you want to learn to sing near you? The Braintree Rock Choir is led by local vocal tutor Hollie Heard... See more >
Marks Farm Community Centre, Dunstable Drive, Braintree CM7 3LT
Tue 23 Apr, Tue 7 May, and more dates until Tue 18 Jun

Join our choir in Colchester for a FREE taster session

Join our choir in Colchester for a FREE taster session If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the... See more >
Mercury Theatre, Balkerne Gate, Colchester CO1 1PT
Wed 24 Apr, Wed 1 May, and more dates until Wed 19 Jun

FREE taster session with the Brentwood Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Brentwood Rock Choir Do you want to find a local choir to join near you? Your friendly local Brentwood choir is run by vocal teacher..... See more >
Brentwood County High School, Shenfield Common, Seven Arches Road, Brentwood CM14 4JF
Thu 25 Apr, Thu 9 May, Thu 16 May, Thu 23 May, Thu 13 Jun

FREE taster session with the Chelmsford Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Chelmsford Rock Choir If you have ever wondered 'are there any community choirs near me?' then the answer is firmly yes!... See more >
Beaulieu Community Centre, Beaulieu Square, Centenary Way, Chelmsford CM1 6AU
Thu 25 Apr, Thu 9 May, and more dates until Thu 20 Jun

Peacocks - Open Garden for NGS

Peacocks - Open Garden for NGS A 10 acre varied garden ideal for picnics with several seating areas. Specimen trees. Restored horticultural buildings... See more >
Peacocks, Margaretting CM4 9HY
Sun 28 Apr, Sun 23 Jun

FREE taster session with the Epping Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Epping Rock Choir Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? The Epping Rock Choir is led by..... See more >
Epping Hall, St Johns Road, Epping CM16 5JU
Mon 29 Apr, Mon 13 May, and more dates until Mon 24 Jun

FREE taster session with the Wickford Rock Choir

FREE taster session with the Wickford Rock Choir If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the... See more >
The Bromfords School, Grange Avenue, Wickford SS12 0LZ
Tue 30 Apr, Tue 7 May, and more dates until Tue 25 Jun

Stamp Club Meeting (Goodmayes)

Details and date/time of this meeting were not available at the time of writing. Please contact society before..... See more >
Methodist Church Hall, Percy Road, Goodmayes, IG3 8UA
Wed 1 May, Wed 5 Jun

The Mount - Open Garden for NGS

The Mount - Open Garden for NGS The garden is set in a total of eight acres. Three acres of formal gardens and five acres woodland planted in 2003... See more >
The Mount, Harlow CM19 5HT
Sun 5 May, Sun 23 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!