Get ready to pamper and indulge your mum at one of these Mother’s Day events taking place in Essex. From craft activities to full days out, we’ve rounded up the best mum-friendly activities that the whole family can enjoy.

Essex Mother’s Day Events

Mother’s Day Flower Arranging and Gifts at The Naze Education Centre
Sat 25 March 2017, 12.00pm-3.00pm
Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8LE
Come along to The Naze Centre to make a special Mothers Day gift. ‘Pot-et-Fleurs’ (a plant and flowers in a basket) and flowers arranged in a decorated small bucket or jar will be available. Suitable for adults and children. No need to book, drop in between 12.00 and 15.00 but please leave time to make your masterpiece!
www.essexwt.org.uk
Cost: £8 for ‘Pot-et-Fleurs’, £3 for small bucket/jar.

Springborn – Mother’s Day at Marsh Farm
Sat 25 March and Sun 26 March 2017, 10.00am-5.00pm
Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, CM3 5WP
Join in the springtime fun and treat Mum to a fun family day out at the Farm.
See our new lambs and other spring babies alongside fun Springborn activities; make a treat for mum in our Chicken Coup Crafts, take an exciting tractor ride through the Country Park, build a den, bounce on inflatables and explore our enormous indoor and outdoor play frames.
www.marshfarm.co.uk
Cost: Mums go FREE with a full paying admission (online only). £10.99 online or £13.50 on the door. Under 2s go FREE

Time with Mum – Mother’s Day at RHS Garden Hyde Hall
Sun 26 March 2017, 10.00am-5.00pm
Creephedge Lane, Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 8ET
Spoil mum with a visit to Hyde Hall for a spring stroll in the garden and something scrumptious to eat in the Barn Restaurant. You could even buy a little gift for her in the shop!
www.rhs.org.uk/hydehall
Cost: Normal garden admission

Mother’s Day at Lee Valley Park Farms
Sun 26 March 2017, 10.00am-5.00pm
Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 2EF
Mums goes FREE this Mother’s Day! Join us as we celebrate all of our amazing animal mothers and find out more about our farmyard parents and their babies.
www.lvfarms.co.uk/events
Cost: £9.00 per person (mums go FREE), Under 2s FREE

Mother’s Day at Old MacDonald’s Farm
Sun 26 March 2017, 10.00am-5.00pm
Weald Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5AY
The Farm is the perfect place to celebrate Mother’s Day. Expect to see some of our mothers looking after their newborns. Plus you can make a special present for mum with Mary Martin from ArtBound. Mums get a free cuppa when they present the Mother’s Day coupon (see website).
www.omdfarm.co.uk
Cost: Normal admission applies

Mother’s Day: Imperial Birds at Thorndon Countryside Centre
Sun 26 March 2017, 11.00am-12.00pm
Brentwood, Essex, CM13 3LW
Why not treat your mum to something unusually special this Mother’s Day? The Imperial Bird team will be here to give you a flying demo and then you will have a rare chance to handle their beautiful birds under expert supervision. After your experience you will all then be treated to a well-deserved cream tea. Spaces are extremely limited and booking is ESSENTIAL.
www.essexwt.org.uk
Cost: Tickets – £15 per person. To book call us on (01277) 232944

Craft Creation Club: Mother’s Day at Bedfords Park Visitor Centre
Sun 26 March 2017, 11.00am-3.00pm
Romford, Essex, RM4 1QH
Join us this Mother’s Day to create something lovely for yours; drop by to the centre for a day filled with creating crafts. Activities will be suitable for 4+ years.
www.essexwt.org.uk
Cost: £3 per child

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at the Museum of Power
Sun 26 March 2017, 2.00pm-3.30pm
Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex CM9 6QA
Afternoon Tea sittings at 2.00pm and 3.30pm. Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides (extra charge applies). ‘Astaria’ model village open. “Marshall” the Lilleshall pumping engine will NOT be running, other oil / diesel engines will be running
www.museumofpower.org.uk
Cost: FREE entry for Mothers; Adult £12:95; Children (5 to 15) £6:95 Children under 5 N/A

Mother’s Day Afternooon Tea and Sing-a-long at Stow Maries Aerodrome
Sun 26 March 2017, 2.00pm-5.00pm
Hackman’s Lane, Purleigh, Essex, CM3 6RJ
Join us for Mother’s Day at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome and enjoy a fun filled family afternoon in our Mess Hall. A full afternoon tea will be served and special dietary requirements can be met if pre-arranged – call Fiona Clegg on 07767 807156 to discuss. Be entertained by the fabulous Terry Saunders who will have you all singing and laughing in your seats.
www.stowmaries.org.uk
Cost: £15 per person, under 10s go FREE