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Stamp Club Meeting (Benfleet)

Covid 19 (M. Mark Routh). Meeting of Benfleet & District Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit. Membership..... See more >
Jubilee Hall, St Barnabas Church, Church Road, Hadleigh, Benfleet SS7 2EJ
Wed 3 Jul

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 3 Jul

Stamp Club Meeting (Clacton)

Bourse & Members’ displays. Meeting of Clacton Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit. Membership subscription..... See more >
Clacton Indoor Bowls Club, Valley Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 6NA
Wed 3 Jul, Wed 7 Aug

Stamp Club Meeting (Witham)

GB Printed Matter 1855-1968 (J. Rawlins). Meeting of Witham Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit... See more >
Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham CM8 2HE
Thu 4 Jul

9 Malyon Road - Open Garden for NGS

9 Malyon Road - Open Garden for NGS Large town garden with mature trees and shrubs made up of a series of garden rooms. Flower beds, pond, summerhouse and..... See more >
9 Malyon Road, Witham CM8 1DF
Sat 6 Jul, Sun 7 Jul, Sat 20 Jul, Sun 21 Jul

80s Party Night!

Dance along to the biggest hits from the BEST decade: the 80s! Our resident DJ will be playing all the best songs,..... See more >
Jobserve Community Stadium, United Way, Colchester CO4 5UP
Sat 6 Jul

Craft & Gift Fair

Craft and Gift Fair at Tendring District Scout Centre, Valley Road, Clacton. It is open from 10am – 2pm with FREE entry..... See more >
Tendring District Scout Centre, Valley Road, Clacton on Sea, Essex CO15 6NA
Sat 6 Jul

Pear Trees - Open Garden for NGS

Pear Trees - Open Garden for NGS Pear Trees is a south facing garden nearly ½ acre with open views across farmland to Rowney Woods. Front garden has..... See more >
Pear Trees, Saffron Walden CB10 2XA
Sat 6 Jul and Sun 7 Jul

262 Hatch Road - Open Garden for NGS

262 Hatch Road - Open Garden for NGS A formal frontage with lavender. An eclectic rear garden of around an acre divided into 'rooms' with themed..... See more >
262 Hatch Road, Brentwood CM15 9QR
Sun 7 Jul, Sun 21 Jul

Live Steam Open Day (Ride on Railway)

Ilford & West Essex Model Railway Club is holding it’s usual monthly open day. This open day has train rides..... See more >
Adjacent to North Side of Chadwell Heath Station, Station Road, Chadwell Heath, Essex RM6 4BU
Sun 7 Jul

Ulting Wick - Open Garden for NGS

Ulting Wick - Open Garden for NGS Listed black barns provide backdrop for vibrant and exuberant planting in eight acres. Snowdrops, Narcissus, tulips,..... See more >
Ulting Wick, Maldon CM9 6QX
Thu 11 Jul, Mon 26 Aug, Fri 30 Aug

Essex Pop Fest 2024

The 90s Rewind Festival is now.......ESSEX POP FEST! We are so excited to announce a new live music event featuring..... See more >
Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch RM11 1JU
Fri 12 Jul

207 Mersea Road - Open Garden for NGS

207 Mersea Road - Open Garden for NGS The garden is 185ft long divided into sections. There is a decking area with pots leading to a unique fountain made..... See more >
207 Mersea Road, Colchester CO2 8PN
Sat 13 Jul, Sat 24 Aug, Sun 25 Aug

Proms at the Vulcan

Proms at the Vulcan Proms at the Vulcan returns in 2024 for another exciting evening with the Essex Concert Orchestra performing a... See more >
Hangar 6 South Road, London Southend Airport, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6YU
Sat 13 Jul
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Essex Tribute Fest 2024

Essex Tribute Fest returns in 2024! Saturday 13th July. Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch, Essex, RM11 1JU 9 fantastic..... See more >
Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch RM11 1JU
Sat 13 Jul

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!