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Adult Art - Casting Workshop

A beginner's art class for adults. This artist - led workshop will take you step by step through the artistic process of casting. Learn how to recreate objects from life using a variety of materials and simple techniques.

16+ years.


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BBQ & Party Garnish Carving Workshop

Great creative with your fruit and vegetables. Turn it into art for summer picnics and BBQ garnishes and serving baskets.


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Be an Artist Casting workshop

Be an Artist - Casting Workshop

This artist led workshop will take you through the artistic process of casting. Learn how to recreate objects from life, using a variety of materials and simple techniques. Fun, effective and messy; be ready to get your hands dirty. Please wear old clothes.

For age 8+.  Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend but need to book and take part too.


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Botanical Leaf Painting Art Workshop

Learn how to create a masterpiece picture using fresh leaves that will become a central feature in any room to take home. All paints, leafs and material supplied.

This workshop is for participants age 16+.


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senior citizen

Community Safety Day

Helping you feel safe in and around your own home
During the afternoon attendees will enjoy a humorous interactive drama performance highlighting the many issues of scamming.

Free information and advice from:

- Crime Prevention
- Scams and Online Fraud
- Rogue Traders
- Doorstep Sellers
- Home Security
- Fire Safety
- Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
- Falls Prevention

Free Lunch and Goody Bag


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Creative Bowl Making Art

Come along to learn how to make unique bowl with a vibrant difference. They will look great as a centre piece in any home.

This workshop is for participants age 16+.


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cycling for health

Cycling For Health: Weekly Rides

Improving your health is as easy as riding a bike! We offer a programme of weekly led rides at various locations through out Epping Forest and Lee Valley. Cycling is a great way to get active and improve your health without high costs or high intensity. If you would like to hire a bike, please book and add which bike size is required. If you don't require a bike simply turn up to ride with your own bike and pay at location.

Find more details on our web page

Please see our Cycling for Health Diary for details of locations.

Check your bike size here.


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aqua splash

Disability Inclusion Project - Aqua Splash! Inflatable Obstacle Course

Experience the thrill of running, bouncing, sliding, climbing and jumping along the slippery course! Challenge your friends and family to a race and see who reigns supreme!! Great fun for the whole family....


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bounce and swim

Disability Inclusion Project - Bounce and Swim

Come and enjoy an hour of trampolining and hour of swimming. Parents can swim too! If your child is under 8 you need to be present for the swim session. Must book in advance. 

This session is only for children or young people with disabilities/SEN and their siblings.


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multi sports

Disability Inclusion Project - Multi Sports Day Camp

Join our sports camp for a day of activities. The coaches will be putting on a variety of fun sports sessions ranging from Trampolining, Short Tennis, Football, Tag Rugby, Athletics and Boccia to name just a few!

Your child will need a packed lunch, plenty to drink and please wear suitable clothing.

If your child will require to take medication through out the activity please discuss this with us prior to booking.

This session is only for children with disabilities/SEN and their siblings.


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own a pony

Disability Inclusion Project - Own a Pony

Come and experience all the fun that comes with owning a pony. Learn how to groom, tack up and feed 'your' pony, and of course riding. Must book in advance. This session is only for children or young people with disabilities/SEN. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear. Wellington boots are best. 



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Disability Inclusion Project - Supporting Siblings - Parent Workshop

The Epping Forest Inclusion Project Parent Forum will be hosting a Supporting Siblings workshop, delivered by SIBS. 

The purpose of the workshop is to help parents of disabled children find ways of giving attention, information and support to the other children in their families. 

What participants will gain: 

- Insight into siblings' needs
- Practical ideas for giving siblings attention, explaining disability and supporting siblings with their feelings.


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Fan Making Workshop

Those long hot sunny days are almost here! Be prepared to keep cool this year, come along and make your own unique fan. All materials will be provided. 

This workshop is for participants age 16+.


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Isle of Sheppey

Forever Active Day Trip - Isle of Sheppey

The Music Hall Greats show, including pub lunch, museum visit and cream tea in the show interval (fantastic value)

The Blue Town Heritage Centre and The Criterion Music Hall have so much for you to discover. In 1869 The Criterion public house, with a music hall called 'The Palace of Varieties' offered "rational amusement for all classes" The Heritage Centre itself is jam packed with items, memorabilia and artefacts showing the amazing feats of history the Isle of Sheppey is responsible for. The Criterion is the centre's pride and joy after being damaged and falling into disrepair, following a German bombing raid in WW1, the room has now been lovingly restored over the past few years to its new found glory and continues its main purpose of entertaining the public once again with a wide variety of entertainment.

- We arrive at noon for an early lunch at The Aviator Pub in Sheerness for your set menu Sausage and Mash, Fish and Chips, or Vegetarian option
- Leave to go to The Criterian Music Hall Museum
- 13.30 Time to look round the museum
- Sit down for Music Hall Greats performance
- Interval with Cream Tea
- 16.30 Show finishes time to leave for home


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Forever Active Day Trip - Landguard Fort, Felixstowe

Includes entry to the fort, hot drink and guided tour

- We arrive at Landguard Peninsular by late morning and will have our complimentary hot drink
- We are then welcomed by our tour guides and taken around Landguard Fort one of the best preserved coastal defences which has played a key strategic part in the defence of the British Isles since the 1500’s
- It is also the site of the last opposed seaborne invasion of England in 1667, and the first land battle of the Royal Marines.
- The current Grade I listed Fort was built in the 18th Century and modified in the 19th Century with substantial additional 19th-20th Century outside batteries. It was continuously occupied through both World Wars and up until 1956.
- With a maze of rooms and passageways, bastion viewpoints, artefacts, displays and exhibitions, Landguard Fort offers something for every interests.
- We finish our tour and have free time for lunch suggested location for this is the View Point Café which is adjacent to the Port of Felixstowe, on the Orwell estuary, the Cafe absolutely lives up to its name with amazing views over the water, where you can watch feel and hear the massive container ships coming into port.
- In the afternoon you can make your way to the Felixstowe Museum with 14 galleries displaying the military and social history of this popular seaside resort. Even the building is of historical interest as it was once a submarine mining establishment.
- The award-winning museum is managed by a team of friendly, dynamic volunteers who are always happy to help. Entry cost is £2 cash only on the day
- We will leave for home at 15.30/16.00

From £14.00

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Ramsgate Harbour Marina

Forever Active Day Trip - Ramsgate

Ramsgate has a friendly feel. The yacht packed marina is a forest of masts, next to Britain’s only royal harbour. The seafront is surrounded by bars and cosmopolitan street cafes. Ramsgate retains a shabbily undiscovered charm, its sweeping, Blue Flag beaches and some spectacular Victorian architecture making it well worth a visit
• We arrive in Ramsgate at around 10.30. You then have plenty of free time to explore this bustling sea side resort.
• Take a walk around England's only Royal Harbour which boasts its own Meridian Line. Five minutes and 41 seconds ahead of GMT, you'll find it in the Maritime Museum, along with artefacts of the town's rich heritage of fishing, shipbuilding and shipwrecks.
• Take a tour underground at Ramsgate Tunnels a unique civilian wartime tunnel complex.
• Visit the Pugin and St Augustine Visitor Centre and Shrine, celebrating the first Archbishop of Canterbury.
• The Grange is a short walk from the harbour and is the first so-called 'modern' house, built by architect Augustus Pugin, who designed the interiors of the House of Parliament. His and his sons' works are dotted around the town, track them down on a self-guided tour.
We leave for home at 4.30pm


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Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway

Forever Active Day Trip - Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Railway Tour

Landscapes Tour, two talks and Ploughmans Lunch included.

- On this day trip we arrive at Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Steam Railway (New Romney) at around 10.30am.
- We will have a brief talk by a railway historian about the railways history and its role today as a major tourist attraction.
- We then visit the Model Railway Exhibition with its interactive exhibits and a wide selection of scale model trains with 24 trains running up to 3.5 miles per day.
- Just before noon we catch the train. Set against the backdrop of some of Kent’s most picturesque countryside the journey on the RHD Railway is totally unique experience.
- We will have at least 1hr and 25 minutes at Dungeness for lunch and time to enjoy the unique delights of this National Nature Reserve and Site of Special Scientific Interest.
- We then take a train direct to Romney Warren Halt for a conducted tour of the newly refurbished Award-winning Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, which is run by Kent Wildlife Trust, local craft, art work and produce will be on sale too!
- We will leave for home at around 4pm.


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Salt Dough

Friendship Salt Dough craft & Jewellery Making

Why not join in the fun with our Friendship Salt Dough Craft and Jewellery making workshop? Learn how to make exciting friendship inspired jewellery and much more! Come and make new friends in a relaxed and fun environment. You will take home handmade creations to show off to your friends and family or why not give it to a loved one? All materials supplied. Age 5-14 years.


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crochet 2

Learn The Crochet Basics Of How To Crochet

Learn the crochet basics of how to crochet , starting at the very beginning. If you're brand new to crochet this workshop will be perfect for you.

This workshop is for participants age 16+.


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Motiv8 2019

Our annual youth and community dance showcase is themed for 2019: Epping Forest – our natural environment. Local dancers aged 5 years + from across the district will perform a mix of dance styles and genres over the two evenings.

Motiv8 is part of the U.Dance network of events; a national programme that aims to provide every child and young person with the opportunity to take part in a dance performance.

From £6.00

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Musical in 2 Days - Aladdin

Be a fabulous performer, show off your singing, dancing and acting skills in a mini version of Disney’s Aladdin the Musical.
Working with our artist, choreographer Elysia Tebb, you’ll recreate scenes and musical numbers such as ‘Friend like Me’ and ‘Arabian Nights’; then show them to your family and friends in a free performance at the end of day two.
For age 5+ years


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Sun catcher

Sun Catcher Mobile Workshop

Come along, have fun, and make new friends at our Sun Catcher Hanging Mobile Workshop. Get creative in a relaxed and fun environment. Learn how to make an eye catching sun catcher that you can take home and wow family and friends with. All materials provided. Ages 5-14 years


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Easter Creations2

The Eggceptional Edible Easter Creations Workshop


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book art

Victorian Book Craft Decoration Workshop

Come along to make a wonderful selection of Victorian crafts using the old books provided. The crafts will make wonderful unique gifts and great decorations for your home.


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