Be an Artist Casting workshop2

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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Become a Florist for the day

Why not become a florist for the day with this fun workshop! 

Learn the tricks of the trade and make a corsage for a special occasion or a wonderful floral basket, all made by the materials provided. 

Please note: Parents are to leave the child at the activity alone. Parents are not allowed in the room during the activity but can wait outside. 


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Chairmans concert3

Chairman's Charity Concert

The Chairman's Charity Concert will be a variety festival of local acts from School's Clubs and Associations. 

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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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craft camp

Craft Camp

Come along and enjoy a fun packed day of crafty Easter activities! 

In the morning we will be making fun and eggciting 3D Easter themed faces, pom pom chicks and spectacular Easter wreaths you can wow you friends and family with. 

We will then have a break for lunch followed by an eggciting afternoon making yummy edible treats! 

All materials will be provided. 

For ages 5 to 14 years.

**Please bring a packed lunch**


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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 rides: All day ride to Olympic Park

This is an all day bike ride starting at 10am and finishing around 3.30-4 pm. All places must be booked in advance. Bike hire available (please add at time of booking). For more details regarding bike sizes and information about cycling for health click here 

If you are new to cycling for health, you will be required to complete a health questionnaire before attending. This can be found on the Cycling For Health webpage, alternatively please email us at 

This ride is all on the flat and is graded as easy.


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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.

All rides must be booked in advance. Please add bike hire if you require one (limited availability).

Check your bike size here.

If you are new please complete a Participant Registration Form


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Audrey Mullings Community MatronAngela Ozoemene wearing the move fob watch and Justine Nanyomo Zedriga. 7.12.17 NW Library

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.


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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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Disability Inclusion Project - CanalAbility

Join us on a relaxing day along the River Stort, as we take the Stort Daybreak for a day trip, whether you want to have a steer, work the locks or just sit and watch the world go by from the water, this promises to be a great day!

Please note due to extremely limited places we encourage children and young people to attend without an adult where possible. Bring a packed lunch.

This session is only for children or young people with disabilities/SEN. Must book in advance.


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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 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 - some activities will take place outside. Plenty of fun and prizes to be won.

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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suntrap summer fun day

Disability Inclusion Project - Spring at Suntrap

See the forest spring in to life, bug hunts, trails, pond dipping, crafts and even an Easter egg hunt all on offer at our Suntrap fun days. Siblings and parents are more than welcome to join in the fun too! Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring a packed lunch. Must book in advance. Easter Egg Hunt Thursday 18th April Only.

Parent will need to stay for children Under 5.


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Easter Hat

Disability Inclusion Project - The Spectacular Easter Hat Workshop

Come along and make an Easter bonnet with a difference! Be as creative as you like with this fun workshop!  Why not wow your friends and family and learn how to make a totally individual and unique 3D Easter bonnet all made yourself! All materials provided.


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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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Fruit Art Workshop

Come along and make new friends with this fruity fun workshop!

Learn how to make wonderful works of art out of fresh fruit!

Wow your friends and family with your wonderful edible fruit creations to take home. 

All materials will be provided. 

Please note: Parents are to leave the child at the activity alone. Parents are not allowed in the room during the activity but can wait outside. 



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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 Flyer2

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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multi sports

Multi Sports

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. 

Drop off 8.45-9.15am and pick up 3.30-4pm


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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. Participants must attend both days (Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th April, 10am-3pm each day).


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Easter Creations2

The Eggceptional Edible Easter Creations Workshop

Come along and enjoy a fun afternoon making yummy edible Easter Creations. Learn how to turn icing into a work of art! 

Take home beautifully decorated Easter biscuits along with a totally edible Easter chick house all made by you! 

All materials will be provided. 

For ages 5 to 14 years.


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Easter Hat

The Spectacular Easter Hat Workshop

Come along and make an Easter hat with a difference! 

Be as creative as you like with this fun workshop. Why not wow your friends and Family and learn how to make a totally individual and unique 3D Easter hat made yourself!! 

All materials will be provided. 

For ages 5 to 14 years.


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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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