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Children's Musical in 2 Days: Wonka

Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 August 2024  10:00 - 15:30 both days   

For ages 6-13 years


North Weald Village Hall, High Road, North Weald, CM16 6BU

Fabulous performers required to show off your singing, dancing and acting skills in a mini version of Wonka. Working with our professional choreographer, you’ll recreate scenes and musical numbers to pop songs and musical theatre tracks from the hit film; then show them to your family and friends in a performance at the end of day two.

For booking support or further information call: 01992 564226

£54.00

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Countrycare Bat Walk

Bat Walk at Roding Valley Meadows for adults and children aged 5 years and above

 1. Friday 17 May 2024   20:45 - 22:15

 2. Friday 13 September 2024 19:15 - 20:45 

Roding Valley Meadows. Meeting at the car park: Grange Farm Centre, High Road, Chigwell IG7 6DP

Come and discover what bats are present at Roding Valley Meadows. We will start with a short talk about bats and then set out with detectors to see what species we can find. Due to the nature of the walk route, there will be some rough ground and unfortunately it will not be wheelchair accessible.

 All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

£2.50 per person

For more information, please contact Damien Weller on 07895 208423

For booking support call: 01992 564226

£2.50

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Countrycare Butterfly and Bug Hunt

Roding Valley Meadows - Meeting at the car park: Grange Farm Centre, High Rd, Chigwell IG7 6DP

Monday 29 July 2024  13:00-14:30 for children aged 5 years and above

Come and discover what bugs and beasties call Roding Valley Meadows home. We will be using nets and pots to catch butterflies and other insects and identifying them.

For 5 years and above. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

£2.50 per child

For more information, please contact Damien Weller on 07895 208423.

For booking support or further information call: 01992 564226

£2.50

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Countrycare Butterfly Walk

Monday 8 July 2024 13:00 - 14:30 for adults and children aged 5 years and above

Roding Valley Meadows - Meeting at the car park: Grange Farm Centre, High Rd, Chigwell IG7 6DP

Come and discover what butterfly species are present on Roding Valley Meadows. We will use nets to catch some butterflies, to identify them more easily.

For 5 years and above. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

£2.50 per person

For more information, please contact Damien Weller on 07895 208423

For booking support or further information call: 01992 564226

 

£2.50

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Countrycare Mad about Moths

Friday 6 September 2024  20:00 - 22:00 - FREE 

Weald Common, North Weald Bassett - Next to North Weald Village Hall, off the High Road, CM16 6BU - Car parking is available

5 years and above. Everyone is welcome - under 18's must be accompanied by an adult.

Join us for an evening observing the unseen beauty of moths. We will set up moth light traps earlier in the evening. Some will be placed out in the long grass and inspected at the end of the evening.

The main focus of attention will be a bulb hanging over a white sheet on the ground.

Hot drinks and refreshments will be provided. This is a free event but booking is still required to secure your place. Donations are appreciated for the refreshments.

Please call Countrycare on 01992 564224 for more information.

For booking support call: 01992 564226

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Countrycare Pond Dipping

Monday 12 August 2024 10:00 - 11:30  for children aged 5 and above

Roding Valley Meadows - Meeting at the car park: Grange Farm Centre, High Rd, Chigwell IG7 6DP 

We will be using nets to catch pond animals, so we can observe and identify them, before releasing them back to the pond.

 For ages 5 years and above. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

£2.50 per child

For more information, please contact Damien Weller on 07895 208423

For booking support call: 01992 564226

£2.50

Teddy Bears Picnic

Countrycare Teddy Bears' Picnic

Wednesday 14 August 12:00– 14:00  Linder’s Field Local Nature Reserve, Roebuck Lane, Buckhurst Hill

Ages 3-6 years   £2.50 Children   Adults/Under 3's Free   Please just book on your child/children, no need to include Adults/Under 3's as participants

Nature trail through meadow and woodland picnic.

Come and join Countrycare and our teddy bears for some fun outdoor activities. Bring along a picnic and a teddy to enjoy while you join in with our bug hunting, crafts, nature trails and more.

All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

For more information call Countrycare 01992 564224

For booking support call: 01992 564226

 

£2.50

Cycling for Health

Cycling For Health: Wednesday Morning Rides

Cycling for Health sessions are being run by Jarvis Goodyear at Epping Forest MTB and you can now find all the information you need to know before you attend and book directly with Epping Forest MTB by clicking on the link https://www.eppingforestmtb.co.uk/cycling-for-health/

If you have any further questions about the sessions please contact Jarvis directly by email C4H@eppingforestmtb.co.uk

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Digital Drop in

Get Help and Support with your Digital Skills

Visit our drop-in centre in Epping for help, support and advice from friendly and experienced staff to help you improve your digital skills.

Get support with: Zoom, Banking, Social Media, Health Appointments 

Drop-in service is free of charge, no appointment or booking needed

Held at Epping Community Hub Every Thursday 9.30am to 12.30pm at Epping Forest District Council Civic Offices, 323 High Street, Epping CM16 4BZ

Contact us to find out more Chris Seaman Email communityhub@vaef.org.uk or Call 07529 222655 

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Lifewalks

Lifewalks has been transferred to a voluntary run walking scheme under the supervision of the Lee Valley Park Authority.

You can find all the information you need to know before you attend a session here: 

Get active in the Lee Valley | Visit Lee Valley

If you have any questions or need clarification on anything then please email activation@leevalleypark.org.uk

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Register with the West Essex Inclusion Project

Thank you for registering to join the West Essex Inclusion Project.

EFDC is funded by Essex Short Breaks to deliver activities in West Essex and support children and young people aged 0 to 14 with autism and/or a learning disability, with a physical and/or sensory impairment. EFDC delivers a number of activities including afternoon, weekend and school holiday activities all year round. These activities are inclusive and will support your child to improve their physical and mental well-being whilst also helping them to engage with their peers and encourage them to become more independent.

Before your child starts the programme you must register and complete a medical questionnaire. You will then be contacted to discuss your child's needs and any specialist healthcare requirements. The Disability Inclusion Officer will then work with you to support your child.
Please contact Emily Stevens estevens@eppingforestdc.gov.uk to register your interest.

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask them when we contact you following your registration with the West Essex Inclusion Project. All you need to do now is complete your registration. It is important to us you answer all questions with as much detail as possible to help us begin planning to support your child.

Thank you

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Summer Memory Train - for Epping Forest District residents*

 This trip has been extremely popular and is currently fully booked. We are creating a waiting list for places that may become available at a later date. 

Please call 01992 564226 (phone lines open 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday) and give your name, contact phone number, email address and how many spaces you require.

 * For residents in the district living with dementia or mild cognitive impairment to enjoy with a carer or companion.

Wednesday 10 July 2024 10.30am to 2pm

  • This FREE Summer train trip is being brought to you by Epping Ongar Railway in partnership with Epping Forest District Council’s Community Development and Wellbeing Team. The events main sponsor is Epping Forest Rotary as well as Loughton Amateur Dramatics Society and other private sponsors. This day out is for residents in the district living with dementia or mild cognitive impairment to enjoy with a carer or companion.

  • The day begins at North Weald Train Station where parking and toilets are available. Arrive at 10.30am ready for the train to depart for Ongar at 11am.

  • There is an opportunity to alight the train at Ongar to explore the station, museum, learn about the railway and have tea and biscuits.

  • The train will then travel back to North Weald, where you can stay on the train for a round trip into the forest or alight the train for an earlier lunch.

  • The journey then continues into the forest with North Weald being the final stop where a light lunch will be available and you will have plenty of time to look around the station, see the vintage buses and use the facilities.

  • All attendees must be accompanied by a carer or companion.

  • Booking your place. If you would like to join us on this lovely trip, please book a place here or call 01992 564226 (phone lines open 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday). There is a maximum of 4 people per booking.

  • Disabled access. Visitors will need to sit in the train carriages so will be required to step from the platform to the carriage and undertake a short walk to a seat. Assistance is available if needed. There are disabled toilets at North Weald station and the rest of the station areas are step free.

  • Photos will be taken throughout the event and used on social media/media releases after the event. Please make it clear on the day if you do not wish to be in any shots.

  • You MUST NOT attend if you are unwell or have any Covid-19 symptoms. Symptoms include a high temperature, a new continuous cough and the loss, or a change to your sense of smell or taste. Find out more about COVID-19, and what you should do if you have symptoms on the NHS website

  • If you are unable to attend on the day then please inform us on 07789 372196

  • For booking support or further information contact kmurray@eppingforestdc.gov.uk or call 07789 372196

Meeting Point: Epping Ongar Railway, Station Road, North Weald Bassett, Epping CM16 6BT (*Please note the train leaves from North Weald Station, not Ongar) What 3 Words ///paths.focus.noises Arrive at 10.30am for 11.00am departure

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Cafe

Wellbeing Wednesdays - Community Cafe

Every Wednesday 12:00 - 13:45pm at The Space, Epping Forest District Museum, 39-41 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey EN9 1EL

This Community Café in Waltham Abbey is a space where you can enjoy some light refreshments, have an opportunity to chat, meet new friends in a relaxed, warm and welcoming environment. This café is dementia friendly. 

For Adults and those living with dementia.

For booking support or further information call: 01992 564226

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Mens Shed

Wellbeing Wednesdays - Men's Shed

Every Wednesday 14:00 - 16:00 - All ages 

Epping Forest District Museum, 39 Sun Street, Waltham Abbey EN9 1EL   

Men’s Shed is not unlike a traditional Shed in its nature – a place full of tools and projects – but on a much larger scale and with a key difference: you’re never alone at a Men’s Shed.

For booking support or further information call: 01992 564226

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West Essex Inclusion Project - Inclusion Activity Club

Sundays 12:00 - 14:00  Starting 21st April every Sunday term time

Great Dunmow Leisure Centre Parsonage Downs CM6 2AT

For ages 5-7 and 8-14  (Siblings welcome to attend as well) 

The session includes the Bouncy castle, some structured play , born2move dancing, multi- sports and trampolining.  2 separate groups will be operating at the same time Group 1 for children age 5-7 with SEND and Group 2 age 8-14 with SEND. Reasonable adjustments can be made to support any additional needs.

This session is open to children living in Harlow, Epping and Uttlesford and their siblings.

All parents/carers must complete the medical questionnaire before their child attends the session. If you have any questions or need to speak with someone regarding your child’s complex needs or specialist healthcare please email Fabrizio Ferrari – fferrari@eppingforestdc.gov.uk

For booking support or further information call: 01992 564226

Please be aware that this activity is not delivered by Epping Forest District Council, therefore your Emergency Contact details (Participant Name, Participants additional needs, Guardians Name, Guardians Telephone Number, child's Date of birth, Unique Passport number and Emergency contact details) will be passed to the activity provider and will only be used for the purposes of registration on to the session and contact in case of an emergency.

£8.00

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West Essex Inclusion Project - Inflatables Ongar

Saturdays 12:30pm - 1:30pm at Ongar Leisure Centre, The Gables, Fyfield Rd, Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5 0GA

6th April, 4th May, 1st June, 6th July, 3rd August, 7th September, 5th October, 2nd November, 7th December 

 Join us for 60 minutes of Inflatable Mayhem at Ongar Leisure Centre. With 'Wipe-out style' courses with obstacles and slides which kids can scale and climb through. Can you get to the other side without falling overboard? Alongside this have rafts and floats.

Note: all participants must be able to swim for this activity.

This session is for children and young people aged 8-14 with SEND. £10 per session.

For booking support or further information call: 01992 564226

£10.00

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West Essex Inclusion Project - Inflatables Waltham Abbey

Sundays 3:15pm - 4:15pm at Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre, Hill House, Waltham Abbey, EN9 3EL 

14th April, 12th May, 9th June, 14th July, 11th August, 8th September, 13th October, 10th November, 8th December.

Join us for 60 minutes of Inflatable Mayhem at Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre. With 'wipe-out style' courses with obstacles and slides which kids can scale and climb through. Can you get to the other side without falling overboard? Alongside this have rafts and floats.

Note: all participants must be able to swim for this activity.

This session is for children and young people aged 8-14 with SEND. £10 per session.

For booking support or further information call: 01992 564226

£10.00

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West Essex Inclusion project - Urban Limitz!

Trampolining and soft play session for children age 8 – 14 with SEND and open to children living in Harlow, Epping and Uttlesford

Urban Limitz, Harlow Leisurezone, Second Ave, Harlow, CM20 3DT

Wednesdays 18:00 - 19:00: 19th June, 26th June, 3rd July, 10th July, 17th July, 24th July (please note time change for 24th July)

24th July * this session will start earlier at 17:00 and end at 18:00 due to school holidays. 

Escape into Urban Limitz Adventure Trampoline Park, the ultimate indoor obstacle arena. Tackle each of the multi level challenge areas, jump, bounce and free-style your way to fun. This relaxed one hour session will allow your child to engage with others, have fun in the park and try out new activities and obstacle courses!  

This session is for children and young people aged 8-14 with SEND and open to children living in Harlow, Epping and Uttlesford. 

Activity waivers must be in place with Leisurezone - All parents/carers must complete the medical questionnaire before their child attends the session.

If you have any questions or need to speak with someone regarding your child’s complex needs or specialist healthcare please email estevens@eppingforestdc.gov.uk

For booking support or further information call: 01992 564226

Please be aware that this activity is not delivered by Epping Forest District Council, therefore your Emergency Contact details (Participant Name, Participants additional needs, Guardians Name, Guardians Telephone Number, child's Date of birth, Unique Passport number and Emergency contact details) will be passed to the activity provider.

£11.00