Adult Bath Bomb Workshop
Bath Bomb making Workshop. Learn to make bath bombs using natural ingredients. These will make great gifts for Christmas.
Adult Pumpkin art Workshop
Adult Pumpkin art making workshop. Learn how to carve a pumpkin with a creative difference.
Christmas Wreath Christmas Wreath And Christmas Table Arrangement Making
Christmas wreath and Christmas table arrangement making. Learn how to make a wreath for your door and a Christmas floral art arrangement for your table.
Curator Talk: Walter Spradbery, Artist in War and Peace
Join us for this talk by the curator of the exhibition, Walter Spradbery, Artist in War and Peace. Find out more about the life and work of the artist, his service in the First World War, his art and design work, and the contribution he made to the social and cultural life of this area.
The talk will last for one hour and will include drinks and biscuits. There will be an opportunity to view the exhibition after the talk.
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.
Dementia Friends Session
What is a Dementia Friend? A Dementia Friend learns a little bit more about what it's like to live with dementia and then turns that understanding into action - anyone of any age can be a Dementia Friend. If you attend a Dementia Friends Information Session it is about learning more about dementia and the small ways you can help. From telling friends about Dementia Friends to visiting someone you know living with dementia, every action counts.
Information Sessions Each Information Session lasts around one hour. You will learn more about dementia and how you can help to create dementia friendly communities.
We are offering eight public information sessions across the district at Local Libraries.
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.
Disability Inclusion Project - Boxing 11+
A non-contact boxing session perfect for all abilities. The session will work on the agility, footwork and types of basic punches that all boxers need, with a variety of non contact drills/games, pads and bag work. Siblings welcome too.
Disability Inclusion Project - Boxing 7-10 years
A non-contact boxing session perfect for all abilities. The session will work on the agility, footwork and types of basic punches that all boxers need, with a variety of non contact drills/games, pads and bag work.
Siblings welcome too.
Disability Inclusion Project - Indoor Inflatables Stay and Play
Join us for this 3 hour mammoth inflatables session, Children free to play on the various inflatables on offer. A great way to let off steam. Stay for the whole session or just the time you want.
From £6.00(incl. VAT)
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.
Disability Inclusion Project - Painted Pumpkin Workshop
Come along and enjoy a fun packed morning of pumpkin painting. You can be as creative as you like with your spooky designs! Take home a unique spectacularly spooky pumpkin! All materials supplied.
Disability Inclusion Project - Suntrap Fun Days
See the forest at it's autumn finest and join us for this spooky themed day. Autumn crafts, forest trails, creepy crawlies and lots more. A brilliant day whatever the weather. Please bring a packed lunch, suitable clothing and footwear. Must book in advance due to limited spaces. Parents must stay if child is under 5. Siblings welcome too.
Disability Inclusion Project - Suntrap Fun SIBLING Place
Please ensure that you have booked a child with a disability or additional needs on to the Suntrap Fun Day, you can then add any sibling places to your booking.
Forever Active Day Trips - Cockney Great War, Mess Hall Merry Christmas Show
Cockney Great War Mess Hall Merry Christmas Show with Museum visit and Festive High Tea - City & Village Tours
In the Great War, 37 Squadron Royal Flying Corps Home Defence was charged with defending the capital against German air attacks and were posted to requisitioned farmland at Stow Maries. Because of the estuaries and River Crouch, the area was a landmark for the Zeppelin captains. After the war, Stow Maries Aerodrome returned to farmland for almost one hundred years until a sports cars company bought the site for workshops. Realising the Great War Aerodrome was the last in Britain the company set about restoring the site in tribute to those brave young men in their flying machines.
• At 11.45am we arrive at Stow Maries a Great War Aerodrome near Chelmsford. 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the RAF
• We have the chance to visit the museum where volunteers will be on hand for any questions.
• We will then be welcomed into the warm and toasty Mess Hall, for an afternoon of fun and frolics, a full show with the excellent Gordon Bennet mixing Great War songs, with Cockney staples and some dancing and singalong.
• A lavish Festive High Tea will be served (around lunch time) with warm pastries, little sandwiches, mince pies and cakes with lashings of piping hot tea.
• We will leave for home around 4pm.
Epping Forest Multi Sport Days will give young people ages 5-14 the chance to take part in fun packed days of exciting and engaging activities including football, dodgeball, tennis, mini olympics, games and competitions.
Painted Pumpkin Workshop
Come along and enjoy a fun packed afternoon of pumpkin painting. You can be as creative as you like with your spooky designs! Take home a unique spectacularly spooky pumpkin! All materials supplied.
Spooky Gingerbread House Workshop
Come and join us to make some fun, mysterious and spooky gingerbread houses. Decorate gingerbread using sweets, icing and more! Take home a yummy gingerbread house for you to eat at home. All ingredients supplied.
Stay Well This Winter Events
Stimulating and interactive health and wellbeing events. Information stands & talks from:
- Community Nurses
- Specialist Health Advisors
FREE goodies bag, entertainment and lunch as well as a seated exercise session! Please advise us of any dietary requirements. Booking is required to reserve your place.
Sessions take place throughout the district at EPPING, FYFLIELD, ONGAR & NAZEING
Epping Forest's Street Athletics sessions will give participants a chance to take part in various beginner athletics activities and games.
Epping Forest's Tennis sessions will give young people aged 5-10 years the chance to take part in various fun and engaging tennis activities. From skills & tricks to matches and competitions, you will get to cover all areas of tennis.
Yoga with Eve
Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. The main components of yoga are postures (a series of movements designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing.
The dates are as follows:
September 10th, 17th, 24th
October 1st, 8th, 15th not 22nd, 29th
November 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
December 3rd, 10th, 17th
Please wear comfortable clothing and it is essential that you let Eve know if you have any medical condition or injury as some exercises may be unsuitable. Do check with your GP if you are worried about beginning any form of exercise for the first time.