Author: Louise Wheeler

July Events in Essex for Babies, Children and Families

Top local listings for July events in Essex that are perfect for babies, toddlers, big kids and families! Discover what’s on near you, including children’s activities, workshops, shows, open days and fun things to do.  You can add to our list of July events in Essex by visiting our Add Event page.   July Events in Essex   Events: Saturday 1st July – Thursday 6th July 2017 Merlins Bird Watching Club for Young at Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre Sat 1 July 2017, 10.30am-12.30pm Hornchurch Country Park, Squadron’s Approach, Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF Named after the Merlin engines that once...

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Captain Barnacles and Kwazii visit Lee Valley Park Farms this July

Jumping jellyfish! Octonauts fans are in for a treat as Captain Barnacles and Kwazii visit Lee Valley Park Farms on Saturday 1 July. Families are invited to join the characters at the Waltham Abbey farm for a day of fun and excitement. The dynamic duo are leaving their Octopod to star in a mini show, Octonauts: To Your Stations. With plenty of audience participation, Captain Barnacles and Kwazii will be leading new recruits to become fully fledged Octonaut Cadets. The interactive mini show will have four sitting throughout the day at 11:00, 12:30, 14:00 and 15:30. The Octonauts show is...

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Roll up, roll up to the Haven House Summer Fair

The Haven House Summer Fair is back for another outing in Woodford Green this July! The annual fair is one of the children’s hospice’s biggest events of the year, attracting around 1200 visitors from the local area. Returning with a fun circus-themed twist, the event will once again take place in the grounds of Haven House Children’s Hospice on Sunday, July 2 2017. The organisers promising that the Summer Fair will be better than ever, and you can expect lots of family-friendly activities and entertainment throughout the day. What’s on Children will have the opportunity to take part in the circus...

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Get ready for FREE fun at Leigh Folk Festival

This June the Leigh Folk Festival will once again bring the Thames Estuary to life with a mixture of music and performances suitable for the whole family. Now in its 26th year, the festival is expected to welcome thousands of visitors to its venues in the town of Leigh-on-sea, located close to Southend. The best bit? The organisers are hanging on to the festival’s humble roots and entertaining the crowds for FREE. When, where and what is the Leigh Folk Festival? The event, which takes place from Thursday 22nd June to Sunday 25th June 2017, will be held in...

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Essex Rugby Classes for Children

Find Essex rugby classes for children using our comprehensive directory. Teamwork, energy and fun – we list Essex-based rugby sessions for boys and girls from two years old. You can add to our list of rugby classes by visiting our Add Class page. Kid’s Rugby Classes in Essex Colchester Rugby Club Mini Classes Mill Road Playing Fields, Mill Road, Mile End, Colchester, Essex CO4 5JF These sessions are your child’s first step into playing rugby and joining the rugby family at Colchester RFC. The children can arrive from 09.45 for some free play with coaching sessions starting at 10.00....

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