Horse racing at Chelmsford City Racecourse

Chelmsford City Racecourse

Participants wading through the mud

Maldon Mud Race ©Tom McGahan

Participants climbing through obstacles in a race

©Nuclear Wild Forest

An audience seated in front of an orchestra in an auditorium

Saffron Hall

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Braxted Park Christmas market

Following on from the massive success of our Christmas Market in 2018 Braxted Park Estate are…

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27th November 2020-29th November 2020
Blackwater Dreaming Art Exhibition

Art exhibition by George Kowzan. Paintings, ceramics, mosiacs

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28th October 2020-14th November 2020
Curious About Colchester

Have fun (re-)discovering Colchester, spotting things you've never noticed before, with two quirky…

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30th October 2020-27th March 2021

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28th March 2021-30th October 2021
Breakfast and story time with Santa

£12.00 per adult, £8.00 per child. Is Christmas Cancelled? Well certainly not here at the Best…

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5th December 2020

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19th December 2020
Christmas Dinner 2020

Celebrate this Christmas with a festive meal with friends or colleagues. We understand Covid-19 has…

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4th December 2020

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5th December 2020

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11th December 2020

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12th December 2020

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18th December 2020

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19th December 2020
Thames Sailing Barge

Join historic sailing barge "Hydrogen" for a two hour "Two Island" cruise from Maldon, 1130-1330. …

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30th October 2020
Halloween Trail at Great Notley Country Park

Join us at Great Notley Country Park for a special Halloween trail. Are you able to help guide…

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24th October 2020-1st November 2020
Spooky Bat Hunt Trail

Join us at Belhus Woods Country Park this half term for a Spooky Bat Hunt Trail - can you find all…

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24th October 2020-1st November 2020
Bedfords Autumn Magic

Join Emma in our woodland to mix potions, make a leaf lantern and toast a marshmallow on the fire.…

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30th October 2020
Spirit and Liqueur Tasting Workshop

Enjoy a guided tasting from the award-winning English Spirit Collection, the UK's widest variety of…

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4th December 2020
Wreath Making Workshops

Take inspiration from the Arboretum as you forage for materials to make your very own festive…

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4th December 2020

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5th December 2020

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6th December 2020
Festive High Tea

Enjoy the magic of the winter season with a Festive High Tea in the cosy surroundings of our 18th…

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8th December 2020
Father Christmas at Marks Hall Estate

Experience the magic of Christmas at Marks Hall Estate. Step into our festive garden and help…

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12th December 2020-13th December 2020

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18th December 2020-20th December 2020
Firstsite Holiday Fun

Firstsite Holiday Fun offers a day out of activities taking place every weekday during the school…

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26th October 2020-30th October 2020
Spooky Woodland Walks at Audley End

As the days grow shorter and the nights get longer, bring your family to join our ghost-hunting…

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29th October 2020-31st October 2020
Spooky Audley End

Gather your little monsters for a ghoulishly good day out at Audley End this half term. Follow the…

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24th October 2020-1st November 2020
The Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

Elena Urioste and Melissa White violins Rosalind Ventris viola Laura van der Heijden cello Tom…

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1st November 2020
Christmas Adventure Quest at Audley End

Join our festively-fun adventure quest which will allow you and your family to explore and discover…

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3rd January 2021
Paper Mill Lock

HALF TERM WEEK SPOOKY HALLOWEEN TRIPS £80 FOR EXCLUSIVE HIRE OF BOAT AND CREW 6-7pm OR 8-9pm BOOK…

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26th October 2020-31st October 2020

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26th October 2020-31st October 2020
Essex Outdoors Activity Days

Working in groups of up to 6 young people, you will have the opportunity to take part in up to four…

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26th October 2020-30th October 2020
Thorndon Pumpkin carving

Come along to our traditional pumpkin carving event this half term. Work as a family (up to 6) in…

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31st October 2020

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31st October 2020

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31st October 2020

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31st October 2020
Christmas Shopping Weekend

Take some eco-friendly inspiration for all your gifts at our Christmas Shopping Weekend. Wrap up…

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4th December 2020-6th December 2020
Apple Tasting Challenge

A (COVID compliant) Apple Day celebration at Lathcoats Farm. Instead of our usual busy one day…

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21st October 2020-31st October 2020
Bedfords Autumn Forest Fun

Join Emma to celebrate autumn in our wonderful woodland. Learn how to use tools, make natural…

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30th October 2020

This Month

Blackwater Dreaming Art Exhibition

Art exhibition by George Kowzan. Paintings, ceramics, mosiacs

Openings

Season

28th October 2020-14th November 2020
Curious About Colchester

Have fun (re-)discovering Colchester, spotting things you've never noticed before, with two quirky…

Openings

Season

30th October 2020-27th March 2021
Thames Sailing Barge

Join historic sailing barge "Hydrogen" for a two hour "Two Island" cruise from Maldon, 1130-1330. …

Openings

Season

30th October 2020
Halloween Trail at Great Notley Country Park

Join us at Great Notley Country Park for a special Halloween trail. Are you able to help guide…

Openings

Season

24th October 2020-1st November 2020
Spooky Bat Hunt Trail

Join us at Belhus Woods Country Park this half term for a Spooky Bat Hunt Trail - can you find all…

Openings

Season

24th October 2020-1st November 2020
Bedfords Autumn Magic

Join Emma in our woodland to mix potions, make a leaf lantern and toast a marshmallow on the fire.…

Openings

Season

30th October 2020
Firstsite Holiday Fun

Firstsite Holiday Fun offers a day out of activities taking place every weekday during the school…

Openings

Season

26th October 2020-30th October 2020
Spooky Woodland Walks at Audley End

As the days grow shorter and the nights get longer, bring your family to join our ghost-hunting…

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Season

29th October 2020-31st October 2020
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