Christmas Wreath Making

Adults' Christmas Floral Wreath Making Workshop and Floral Table Arrangement Workshop

Tuesday 10th December 2019

Adults only aged 18 and over!

Learn how to make a wreath to take home and a floral arrangement. All flowers, foliage and materials provided. 

£15.00

(incl. VAT)
book art

Adults' Victorian Book Craft Decoration Workshop

Tuesday 12th November 2019

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.

Adults only aged 18 and over!

£12.00

(incl. VAT)
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS WREATH MAKING AND FLORAL WORKSHOP

Adults' Victorian Christmas Wreath Making & Floral Workshop

Thursday 5th December 2019

Adults only aged 18 and over!

Learn how to make a wreath to take home and a table arrangement. All foliage and flowers and materials are provided.

If you have secateurs or sharp scissors please bring them along. Not essential.

£15.00

(incl. VAT)
VICTORIAN WREATH MAKING WORKSHOP

Adults' Victorian Wreath Making Workshop

Wednesday 27th November 2019 in The Space at the Epping Forest District Museum

Adults only aged 18 and over!

Come along and make a garland using fresh herbs and dehydrated fruit to add a festive scented Victorian touch to your home this Christmas.

Together we will begin the session by gathering a selection of fresh herbs from our medicinal garden here at the museum. 

 

£20.00

(incl. VAT)
VINTAGE HOMEMADE PRESERVE MAKING WORKSHOP

Adults' Vintage Homemade Preserve Making Workshop

Thursday 17th October 2019

Adults only aged 18 and over!

Come along and learn how to create three different vintage preserves. All ingredients and jars will be provided for this fun workshop.

You can bring along an apron to wear if you have one but this is not essential.

£15.00

(incl. VAT)

All Day Bike Hire 16" Small

£9.00

(incl. VAT)

All Day Bike Hire 18" Medium

£9.00

(incl. VAT)

All Day Bike Hire 20" Large

£9.00

(incl. VAT)
discover your inner artist

Arts Award Explore

Love art? Then join us for three whole days of creativity. In this workshop you will work with a professional artist to create your own artwork using all kinds of materials; research artists from the past and present; go behind the scenes at the museum to see original artworks and, at the end of it all, have a chance to gain your own Arts Award certificate.

For 8+ years

Please bring a packed lunch and wear old clothes suitable for messy activity. (Psst! Parents - this is a nationally recognised qualification www.artsaward.org.uk.)

N.B. This is a three-day workshop; participants must attend all three days. The writing and research involved in gaining an Arts Award means that this course is not suitable for children below 8 years old.

 

£48.00

(incl. VAT)
be a textile

Be a Textile Artist

Wow your friends and family with your handmade creations. Taking inspiration from our exhibition, "The Clothmaker's Wings', you will try different sewing techniques and learn new skills to use at home to create more masterpieces.  Please bring a packed lunch. 

For 8+ years.

£20.00

(incl. VAT)
CRAFT CAMP2

Children's Craft Camp

Come along and enjoy a fun packed day of crafty summer activities! We will be spending the day making lots of exciting crafts to take home to wow your friends and family with!
Throughout the day we will also be enjoying fun games for everyone to join in with.

Please bring a packed lunch and children to come along with sun hats and sunscreen on.  All materials provided.

£20.00

(incl. VAT)
MAGNIFICENT MOSAIC ART WORKSHOP

Children's Magnificent Mosaic Art Workshop

Make and create a sparkling piece of mosaic art. As a beginner you will learn this ancient vibrant skill to create an amazing masterpiece!

Age range 5 to 14.  All 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. 

£10.00

(incl. VAT)
MAKE A MOSAIC BOWL WORKSHOP

Children's Make A Mosaic Bowl Workshop

Make & create a sparkling mosaic bowl. As a beginner you will learn this ancient vibrant skill to create an amazing centre piece. 

Age range 5 to 14. 

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. 

£10.00

(incl. VAT)
Painted Pumkins

Children's Paint A 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.

£10.00

(incl. VAT)
PAINTING WITH NATURE WORKSHOP

Children's Painting With Nature Workshop

Get back to nature and explore the great outdoors with this fun nature painting workshop! You will be taken outside to hand pick leaves, branches and more to bring inside to paint on and with.

Go home with an amazing masterpiece to show off to your family and friends.

All materials provided.

Please bring old shoes to wear.

Age range 5 to 14. 

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. 

£10.00

(incl. VAT)
SLIME MAKING WORKSHOP

Children's Slime Making Workshop

Come along and make new friends with this super fun slime making workshop! Learn how to make all different kinds of slime!

All materials provided.

Age range 5 to 14. 

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. 

£10.00

(incl. VAT)
SPECTACULARLY SPOOKY CRAFT CAMP

Children's Spectacularly Spooky Craft Camp

Come along and enjoy a fun packed day of crafty spookiness!

In the morning we will be making fun, exciting and spooky salt dough decorations and more! We will then have a break for lunch.

Followed by an afternoon making costumes followed with a spookily spectacular party with sweet treats, music, face painting and more! 

£20.00

(incl. VAT)
cycling for health

Cycling for Health: 28/8/19 and 30/8/19 Session Only- Bike Hire Not Available

PLEASE NOTE: Ride Only sessions can be booked on these two dates for cyclists with their own bikes, apologies but Bike Hire is not available.

 

Check your bike size here.

If you are new please complete a Participant Registration Form

£4.50

(incl. VAT)

Cycling For Health: All Day Ride to Epping Forest

This is an all day bike ride in and around Epping Forest with a pub lunch (not included in the price) starting at 10am and finishing around 3.30/4pm.

This ride is in the forest so is graded as hard because of the terrain and the hills. 

£9.00

(incl. VAT)
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

£4.50

(incl. VAT)
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.

£0.00

(incl. VAT)
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.

£8.00

(incl. VAT)
boxing

Disability Inclusion Project - Boxing 7+

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.

£6.00

(incl. VAT)
camping

Disability Inclusion Project - Camping at Lambourne End - One/Two nights

This two night camping adventure will be a perfect way to end the summer! Your child will need a sleeping bag, swimming costume, towel and warm clothes for the evening. Various activities throughout the days and evenings. This is for young people and adults with disabilities/additional needs only.

£90.00

(incl. VAT)
own a pony

Disability Inclusion Project - Friday Horse Riding 4.45pm

Weekly Term Time Horse Riding

£84.00

(incl. VAT)
multi sports

Disability Inclusion Project - Multi Sports Day

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.

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

£16.00

(incl. VAT)
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.

Each child requires a spotter for the session (someone to walk alongside the pony) if for whatever reason you cannot act as a spotter please let us know so we can provide one.

£25.00

(incl. VAT)
own a pony

Disability Inclusion Project - Saturday Horse Riding 12.30pm

Saturday Term Time Horse Riding Sessions

£84.00

(incl. VAT)
own a pony

Disability Inclusion Project - Saturday Horse Riding 12pm

Saturday Term Time Horse Riding Sessions

£84.00

(incl. VAT)
Ashlyns Farm

Disability Inclusion Project - Soft Play at Ashlyn's

For two hours we have exclusive use of the Soft Play at Ashlyn’s Farm. This indoor soft play session is only for children with a SEND and their families.

Up to 11 years old.

Children are free to play on the equipment at their own leisure. 

The café will be open for food and drinks.  Adults must stay with their children.

From £3.00

(incl. VAT)
STORY EXPLORERS

Disability Inclusion Project - Story Explorers

Join us on an imagination adventure to the Moon.

Using a mix of dance, drama and storytelling you’ll travel through space, go alien spotting and help take care of the Moon.

This workshop is inspired by Simon Bartram’s book, ‘Man on the Moon’.

All ages.

 

£8.00

(incl. VAT)
suntrap summer fun day

Disability Inclusion Project - Summer Forest Explorers

Come and join us for some Summer fun in the forest, bug hunts, trails, pond dipping, crafts and just some of the activities we will be doing on these 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.

Parent will need to stay for children Under 5.

From £8.00

(incl. VAT)
bounce and swim

Disability Inclusion Project - Tuesday Trampolining 5pm Debden

Coached trampolining sessions where participants will work towards the Winstrada Grade. 

Please note that due to the hall being used for exams, trampolining sessions can only be run for 8 weeks on the dates below up until the end of Summer term;
23rd, 30th April
7th May
18th, 25th June
2nd, 9th, 16th July

 

 

£32.00

(incl. VAT)
bounce and swim

Disability Inclusion Project - Tuesday Trampolining Debden 4pm

Coached trampolining sessions where participants will work towards the Winstrada Grades.



£24.00

(incl. VAT)
bounce and swim

Disability Inclusion Project - Tuesday Trampolining Debden 6pm

Coached trampolining sessions where participants will work towards the Winstrada Grade.

Please note that due to the hall being used for exams, trampolining sessions can only be run for 8 weeks on the dates below up until the end of Summer term;
23rd, 30th April
7th May
18th, 25th June
2nd, 9th, 16th July

£32.00

(incl. VAT)
bounce and swim

Disability Inclusion Project - Wednesday Trampolining 4pm Ongar

Coached trampolining sessions where participants will work towards the Winstrada Grades.

£24.00

(incl. VAT)
bounce and swim

Disability Inclusion Project - Wednesday Trampolining 5pm Ongar

Coached trampolining sessions where participants will work towards the Winstrada Grades.

£28.00

(incl. VAT)
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

£43.00

(incl. VAT)
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

£14.00

(incl. VAT)
3 little pigs 1

Garlic Theatre presents....3 Little Pig Tails

A new version of the classic story of the three little pigs set in Paris. A grumpy old wolf is a chef who wants some pig tails for his soup. Will the little pigs outwit the wolf and what kind of house will they build? A funny, warm-hearted and interactive rustic tale bursting with puppets, live music and lots of joining in, it will make you squeal with laughter.

Recommended for 3 – 7 years

Children must be accompanied by a paying adult

£8.00

(incl. VAT)
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+.

£12.00

(incl. VAT)
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

£20.00

(incl. VAT)
Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking is a recognised way to turn a walk into a whole-body exercise that can be done by anybody, anywhere. Once you master the technique it's a great way to improve fitness, lose weight and tone the whole body.

Download Flyer

Pole Size Chart

Additional Information

Registration Form - Please complete and bring to your first walk

£4.00

(incl. VAT)

Royal Society For Public Health Level 2 in Understanding Health Improvement

COURSE OVERVIEW

Healthcare is changing. The emphasis is shifting from just treating illness, to promoting good health and individuals taking responsibility for their own health and wellbeing – whether it be quitting smoking, doing more exercise, losing weight, drinking alcohol wisely or eating five pieces of fruit a day.

The Level 2 RSPH Award in Understanding Health Improvement is a nationally recognised award accredited by The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and supported by the Department of Health. It helps employers and organisations of all types and sizes support a healthy workforce and assists front-line staff perform better in any general ‘health promotion’ role.

The course is delivered by Epping Forest District Council’s Community Health and Wellbeing team who have a wealth of experience in delivering health promotion programmes and initiatives. The course is delivered over one day with a multiple choice exam at the end.

It is designed for any healthcare professional in a position to give healthy messages to the community.

Full Information

 

£100.00

(incl. VAT)
soup

Soup Making and Tasting Evening

Come along and learn how to experiment with fresh herbs and different fresh ingredients to come up with a selection of different soups flavour ideas that represent different countries. Learn more about the health benefits that herbs bring to any dish. Together we will taste and rate all the soups created. Fresh bread and fresh ingredients provided.

This workshop is for participants age 16+.

£12.00

(incl. VAT)
STORY EXPLORERS2

Story Explorers

Limited time only – sessions now £6, offer applied at the checkout!

Join us on an imagination adventure to the Moon. Using a mix of dance, drama and storytelling you’ll travel through space, go alien spotting and help take care of the Moon.

This workshop is inspired by Simon Bartram’s book, ‘Man on the Moon’.  For 4 – 7 years.

 

£8.00

(incl. VAT)