What's on in Essex
If you want to discover what's on in Essex then browse the Essex events diary, it's jam packed full of ideas for all to enjoy throughout the year. The choice of entertainment on offer is tremendous, from fairs & festivals in Essex, concerts & theatre, water festivals to air shows and sporting events. See what's on at the museums, the theatres or our historic attractions. There are so many events in Essex and so much to see and do, all year round, year in and year out you will be spoilt for choice!
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From Pumpkin festivals, slithery snakes and creepy crawlies galore to chilling encounters in the new heart-pounding Haze Maze at Barleylands; Wizards and Witches Week at Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park; an array of frightfully fantastic activities at various Country Parks; experience scary haunted Royal Gunpowder Mills at night and learn about the gory past of the 'Spooky Secret Island'; or go on a candle-lit trail on the scariest night of the year at Hatfield Forest. There are plenty more ways to celebrate Halloween in Essex this year. So whatever you chose to do, you’ll be in for a treat (or trick).
Browse our Halloween events and start making your plans for a fright-night or day out.
This year's sixth Summer of Art is showcasing artists from across the county between May and September. Five new art trails are joining the celebration of the Essex creative scene. Taking in painting, photography, ceramics, textile and sculpture, the art events feature a wide variety of talent. So why not visit an art event near you and awaken your creative mind.