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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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Children's Play in the Park

Play in the Park is all about playing games and having fun outdoors.
No need to book, just drop in at any time. The Play in the Park team will bring a range of sports equipment and arts & crafts resources for children and their parents/carers to enjoy together*.
The team will be there to help organise activities and games.

All totally free of charge.
*Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Morning sessions 10am - 12noon

Afternoon sessions 1.30pm-3.30pm

For all dates and locations click here 

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Community Rides in Epping Forest District (Celebrating Ford Ride London)

In celebration of Ford Ride London coming to our district Epping Forest Community Development and Wellbeing Team and Epping Forest MTB are providing some guided community rides.

Improving your health is as easy as riding a bike! Get ready for RideLondon, the world’s greatest festival of cycling.

Cycling is a great way to get active and improve your health, cycling is a very low impact activity so it can be enjoyed by absolutely everyone.

Family Ride
Sunday 12 May 2024  Meet: 9:30am
Lee Valley Fishers Green, Overflow Car Park  
What 3 Words: trains.caged.price
Ride: 10:00am – 12:00noon
Gradient: Easy
Family rides are a fixed distance so those taking part can take their time. These rides are suitable for families with children 8 years and over.

Women’s Ride
Friday 17 May 2024  Meet: 9:30am
Lee Valley Fishers Green, Overflow Car Park 
What 3 Words: ///trains.caged.price
Ride: 10:00am – 12:00noon
Gradient: Easy
Cycling is a great low impact activity that can help you get active and improve your health.

Adult Ride
Sunday 19 May 2024  Meet: 9:30am
Green Acre Woodland Park
Kiln Road, North Weald, Epping CM16 6ADRide: 10:00am – 12:00noon
Gradient: Easy/Medium

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL via Epping Forest MTB  https://www.eppingforestmtb.co.uk/efdc-rides/

COST:

  • Ride Only: Bring your own bike and helmet £5 per adult and children are free but MUST be booked on
  • Ride and Hire Adult Ride: Hire adult bike and helmet  £12 per adult
    (please note no children’s bikes are available for hire)

Please click here for flyer

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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 Dawn Chorus Walk

Saturday 4 May 2024 05:00-07:30 for adults and children aged 5 years and above

Roding Valley Meadows. Meeting Point: Public car park near David Lloyd Club, Roding Ln, Buckhurst Hill IG9 6BJ

Come and learn how to identify birds from their songs and calls, or just enjoy the dawn chorus, as it builds throughout the morning.

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: 07895 208423

For booking support please 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 Bear’s 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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Cycling: Independent Routes in Epping Forest District

In celebration of Ford Ride London coming to our district Epping Forest MTB have provided a guide to some independent routes in the Epping Forest District.

Improving your health is as easy as riding a bike!  Get ready for RideLondon, the world’s greatest festival of cycling.

Cycling is a great way to get active and improve your health, cycling is a very low impact activity so it can be enjoyed by absolutely everyone.

The routes highlighted are generally traffic free, on bridleways and paths and are various lengths on different terrain, see individual routes for further details.

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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 

Please click here for flyer

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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 Fabrizio Ferrari fferrari@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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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

£0.00

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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: 24 April, 1 May, 8 May, 15 May, 22 May, 

29 May * this session will start earlier at 17:00 and end at 18:00

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 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.

£11.00