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Oct 2021

Art Group
Friday, Oct 1
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Chelmsford
The Art Place

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Oct 2021

Batik Workshop
Friday, Oct 1
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Chelmsford
The Art Place

1

Oct 2021

Tapestry Making for Beginners
Friday, Oct 1
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Chelmsford
The Art Place

1

Oct 2021

Silk Painting Workshop
Friday, Oct 1
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Chelmsford
The Art Place

1

Oct 2021

Textile Activites
Friday, Oct 1
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Chelmsford
The Art Place

1

Oct 2021

Wood Carving Workshop
Friday, Oct 1
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Chelmsford
The Art Place

1

Oct 2021

Dementia Friendly Activities
Friday, Oct 1
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Chelmsford
The Art Place

1

Oct 2021

Coffee Afternoon
Friday, Oct 1
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Chelmsford
The Art Place

1

Oct 2021

Creative Activity of the Day
Friday, Oct 1
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Chelmsford
The Art Place

1

Oct 2021

Introduction to Sugar Roses
Friday, Oct 1
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Chelmsford
Ideas Hub Chelmsford

1

Oct 2021

The Art Place Gallery
Friday, Oct 1
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Chelmsford
The Art Place

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Oct 2021

A Glimpse of Brightness
Thursday, Oct 7
09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Chelmsford
The Art Place

14

Oct 2021

Cursed Fright Nights
Thursday, Oct 14
07:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Basildon
Cursed Fright Nights

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Oct 2021

Tuesday Toddles
Tuesday, Oct 19
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Chelmsford
Hylands House and Estate

22

Oct 2021

Pumpkin Week at Hasty's
Friday, Oct 22
Clacton on Sea
Hasty’s Adventure Farm

22

Oct 2021

The Trail of Terror at Colchester Zoo
Friday, Oct 22
Colchester
Colchester Zoo

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Oct 2021

Rainbow Club | LGBTQA+ Social Club | Geek Retreat Chelmsford
Saturday, Oct 23
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Chelmsford
Geek Retreat Chelmsford

23

Oct 2021

Enjoy a ‘spook-tacular’ Big Trick or Treat at Lakeside this October Half Term

23

Oct 2021

Halloween Festival at Clacton Pier
Saturday, Oct 23
Clacton on Sea
Clacton Pier

23

Oct 2021

Halloween Fest at Barleylands
Saturday, Oct 23
Billericay
Barleylands

23

Oct 2021

Halloween Festival at Old MacDonald's Farm
Saturday, Oct 23
Brentwood
Old MacDonald's Farm

23

Oct 2021

Shriek Week at Colchester Zoo
Saturday, Oct 23
Colchester
Colchester Zoo

23

Oct 2021

The Wizards of Once Halloween Quest at Audley End
Saturday, Oct 23
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saffron Walden
Audley End House and Gardens

23

Oct 2021

Halloween Special 2021
Saturday, Oct 23
Saffron Walden
Audley End Miniature Railway

23

Oct 2021

Marsh Farm’s Halloween Festival
Saturday, Oct 23
South Woodham Ferrers
Marsh Farm

23

Oct 2021

Southend Seafront Fireworks Display
Saturday, Oct 23
07:30 PM - 07:45 PM
Southend on Sea
Southend BID

24

Oct 2021

Sandon Sunday Market & Boot Sale
Sunday, Oct 24
09:00 AM
Chelmsford
Lazybones Markets

24

Oct 2021

Leigh on Sea Boot Fair
Sunday, Oct 24
06:00 AM
Leigh on Sea
Lazybones Markets

24

Oct 2021

Barleylands Boot Sale
Sunday, Oct 24
08:00 AM
Billericay
Lazybones Markets

25

Oct 2021

October Half Term Children's Activity Days
Monday, Oct 25
Chelmsford
Jesters Childcare

25

Oct 2021

October Half Term Children's Activity Days
Monday, Oct 25
Chelmsford
Jesters Childcare

25

Oct 2021

Creepy Halloween at Capel Manor Gardens
Monday, Oct 25
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Enfield
Capel Manor Gardens

25

Oct 2021

Spooky Fest
Monday, Oct 25
11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Basildon
Cursed Fright Nights

25

Oct 2021

Brentwood Organ Club October Keyboard Concert
Monday, Oct 25
07:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Brentwood
Brentwood Organ and Keyboard Club

27

Oct 2021

Scrapbook Safari
Wednesday, Oct 27
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Chelmsford
Hylands House and Estate

27

Oct 2021

The Trail of Terror at Colchester Zoo
Wednesday, Oct 27
Colchester
Colchester Zoo

27

Oct 2021

Fright Week at Epping Ongar Railway
Wednesday, Oct 27
Epping
Epping Ongar Railway

27

Oct 2021

Family Painting Sessions
Wednesday, Oct 27
01:30 PM
Great Horkesley
Friends of BWW

29

Oct 2021

Spooky Nights at Barleylands
Friday, Oct 29
Billericay
Barleylands

29

Oct 2021

Spooky Woodland Walk at Audley End
Friday, Oct 29
Saffron Walden
Audley End House and Gardens

29

Oct 2021

The Pantaloons present Jekyll & Hyde
Friday, Oct 29
07:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Halstead
Hedingham Castle

29

Oct 2021

The Disappeared – Adult Halloween Event
Friday, Oct 29
Saffron Walden
Audley End Miniature Railway

29

Oct 2021

Monthly Death Cafe
Friday, Oct 29
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Chelmsford
Ideas Hub Chelmsford

30

Oct 2021

Day Out With Thomas
Saturday, Oct 30
Colchester
East Anglian Railway Museum

30

Oct 2021

Rainbow Club | LGBTQA+ Social Club | Geek Retreat Chelmsford
Saturday, Oct 30
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Chelmsford
Geek Retreat Chelmsford

30

Oct 2021

Heycroft Parents Association Fireworks Extravaganza
Saturday, Oct 30
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Leigh on Sea
Heycroft Parents Association

30

Oct 2021

Southend Seafront Fireworks Display
Saturday, Oct 30
07:30 PM - 07:45 PM
Southend on Sea
Southend BID

30

Oct 2021

Black History Month
Saturday, Oct 30
11:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Chelmsford
Ideas Hub Chelmsford

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Oct 2021

Sandon Sunday Market & Boot Sale
Sunday, Oct 31
09:00 AM
Chelmsford
Lazybones Markets

31

Oct 2021

Leigh on Sea Boot Fair
Sunday, Oct 31
06:00 AM
Leigh on Sea
Lazybones Markets

Art Group

The Art Place
The Art Place, Unit 7 Meadows Shopping Centre, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6FD - Map Directions
1 October 2021 - 5 July 2022 , 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
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An art group running during Monday mornings at The Art Place.
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Batik Workshop

The Art Place
The Art Place, Unit 7 Meadows Shopping Centre, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6FD - Map Directions
1 October 2021 - 29 June 2022 , 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
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A workshop suitable for both adults and children running every Tuesday morning, 10:00 - 12:00, at The Art Place in the Meadows Shopping Centre.
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Tapestry Making for Beginners

The Art Place
The Art Place, Unit 7 Meadows Shopping Centre, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6FD - Map Directions
1 October 2021 - 29 June 2022 , 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
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A workshop dedicated to teaching the art of tapestry making that is suitable for both adults and children. The workshop runs every Tuesday morning, 10:00 - 12:00 and doesn't need to be pre-booked.
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Silk Painting Workshop

The Art Place
The Art Place, Unit 7 Meadows Shopping Centre, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6FD - Map Directions
1 October 2021 - 30 June 2022 , 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
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A workshop dedicated to practicing the art of Silk Painting that is suitable for both adults and children. This workshop runs every Wednesday morning, 10:00 - 12:00. No pre-booking is required, feel free to just pop in!
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Textile Activites

The Art Place
The Art Place, Unit 7 Meadows Shopping Centre, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6FD - Map Directions
1 October 2021 - 1 July 2022 , 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
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A workshop dedicated to a variety of different textile activities, including knitting and sewing, which is suitable for both adults and children. The workshop runs every Thursday morning, 10:00 - 12:00.
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Wood Carving Workshop

The Art Place
The Art Place, Unit 7 Meadows Shopping Centre, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6FD - Map Directions
1 October 2021 - 2 July 2022 , 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Categories: 
A workshop dedicated to the art of Woodcarving which is suitable for both adults and children. This workshop runs every Friday morning, 10:00 - 12:00.
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Dementia Friendly Activities

The Art Place
The Art Place, Unit 7 Meadows Shopping Centre, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6FD - Map Directions
1 October 2021 - 2 July 2022 , 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Categories: 
In partnership with Other Halves, the Ideas Hub is hosting a morning of Dementia Friendly Activities. This event runs every Friday morning, 10:00 - 12:00.
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Coffee Afternoon

The Art Place
The Art Place, Unit 7 Meadows Shopping Centre, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6FD - Map Directions
1 October 2021 - 28 June 2022 , 01:00 PM until 05:00 PM
Join the Ideas Hub for a calm coffee afternoon in the Meadows Shopping Centre. This event is suitable for both adults and children, and runs every afternoon, 13:00 - 17:00.
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Creative Activity of the Day

The Art Place
The Art Place, Unit 7 Meadows Shopping Centre, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6FD - Map Directions
1 October 2021 - 28 June 2022 , 01:00 PM until 05:00 PM
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Every afternoon, the Ideas Hub hosts a different creative activity which is suitable for both adults and children. This event runs from 1PM until 5PM.
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Introduction to Sugar Roses

Ideas Hub Chelmsford
The Art Place, Unit 7 Meadows Shopping Centre, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6FD - Map Directions
1 October 2021 , 10:00 AM until 03:00 PM
Categories: 
The Ideas Hub is hosting an introductory class focused on the art of making sugar roses.
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The Art Place Gallery

The Art Place
The Art Place, High Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6FD - Map Directions
1 October 2021 - 31 December 2021 , 09:00 AM until 05:00 PM
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View the wonderful pieces of work created by local artists in Chelmsford!
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A Glimpse of Brightness

The Art Place
The Art Place, High Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6FD - Map Directions
7 October 2021 - 25 October 2021 , 09:00 AM until 05:30 PM
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A Glimpse of Brightness is an exhibition built around Michele Angelo Petrone, a professional artist who exhibited at the Royal Academy and the South Bank in London.
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Cursed Fright Nights

Cursed Fright Nights
Pitsea Hall Lane, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH - Map Directions
14 October 2021 - 31 October 2021 , 07:00 PM until 11:00 PM
Categories: 
Are you ready for a night filled with horror mazes, surprise characters, twists, turns and trails that could lead you to an early demise?
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Tuesday Toddles

Hylands House and Estate
Hylands Estate, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 8WQ - Map Directions
19 October 2021 , 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM
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Tuesday Toddles runs every two weeks throughout term time. These fun & creative sessions are a great opportunity for parents with pre-school aged children to explore the wonder of nature here at Hylands!
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Pumpkin Week at Hasty's

Hasty’s Adventure Farm
West Road, Clacton on Sea, Essex CO15 1AG - Map Directions
22 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
Looking for some family friendly Halloween fun? Happy Halloween Spectacular is creating fun activities for all!
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The Trail of Terror at Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo
Maldon Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 0SL - Map Directions
22 October 2021 - 23 October 2021
The Trail of Terror begins as soon as you step foot in the door, from rustling bushes, to masked monsters and screaming scarers, they could get you anytime and anywhere!
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Rainbow Club | LGBTQA+ Social Club | Geek Retreat Chelmsford

Geek Retreat Chelmsford
48 Cunard Square, Townsfield Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1AQ - Map Directions
23 October 2021 , 06:00 PM until 09:00 PM
All-Ages LGBTQA+ Social Club at Geek Retreat Chelmsford
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Enjoy a ‘spook-tacular’ Big Trick or Treat at Lakeside this October Half Term

Lakeside Shopping Centre
West Thurrock Way, Grays, Essex RM20 2ZP - Map Directions
23 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
Categories: 
To celebrate Halloween and Half Term, Lakeside Shopping Centre are thrilled to be hosting a ‘spook-tacular’ Big Trick or Treat event from Saturday 23 to Sunday 31 October.
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Halloween Festival at Clacton Pier

Clacton Pier
1 North Sea, Clacton Pier, Clacton on Sea, Essex CO15 1QX - Map Directions
23 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
Daily during half term - Styles Family Freaky Shows, Ghoulishly Good Food, Creepy Colouring Competition, Monstrous Model Display, Halloween Fancy Dress Competition, Ghost Hunt Pack and much more!
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Halloween Fest at Barleylands

Barleylands
Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex CM11 2UD - Map Directions
23 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
Join us every day from Saturday the 23rd to Sunday 31st of October for our annual Halloween Fest.
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Halloween Festival at Old MacDonald's Farm

Old MacDonald's Farm
Weald Road, Brentwood, Essex CM14 5AY - Map Directions
23 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
The Halloween Festival at Old MacDonald's Farm takes place from Saturday 23rd to Sunday 31st October 2021
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Shriek Week at Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo
Maldon Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 0SL - Map Directions
23 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
Shriek Week returns to Colchester Zoo this October half term!
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The Wizards of Once Halloween Quest at Audley End

Audley End House and Gardens
Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JF - Map Directions
23 October 2021 - 31 October 2021 , 10:00 AM until 05:00 PM
Head to Audley End House and Gardens for a fantastical day out this Halloween half-term.
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Halloween Special 2021

Audley End Miniature Railway
Audley End Road, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JB - Map Directions
23 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
Your fang-tastic experience will begin at the station where our station masters will board you upon our Halloween express. Chugging deep into the Estate Woodland you will arrive at the witches’ house and be greeted by the coven of witches...
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Marsh Farm’s Halloween Festival

Marsh Farm
Marsh Farm Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Essex CM3 5WP - Map Directions
23 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
Who will you spot around the farm this Halloween? Witches, Wizards... Vampires? Maybe even Frankenstein!
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Southend Seafront Fireworks Display

Southend BID
Marine Parade, Southend on Sea, Essex SS1 2EN - Map Directions
23 October 2021 , 07:30 PM until 07:45 PM
Fizz, Pop, Bang, whooo! The free Southend Seafront Fireworks are back!
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Sandon Sunday Market & Boot Sale

Lazybones Markets
Maldon Road, Sandon, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 7RU - Map Directions
24 October 2021 , 09:00 AM
Categories: 
We are thrilled to be working with Essex County Council and Sandon Park & Ride to bring you a brand Market & boot sale.
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Leigh on Sea Boot Fair

Lazybones Markets
Belton Way, Leigh on Sea, Essex SS9 2ET - Map Directions
24 October 2021 , 06:00 AM
Categories: 
Lazybones Leigh on Sea Boot Fair is a fun, easy and enjoyable way to turn your unwanted and unused items into cash. We are a family run business and have been visited on several occasions by BBC's Car Booty.
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Barleylands Boot Sale

Lazybones Markets
Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex CM11 2UD - Map Directions
24 October 2021 , 08:00 AM
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Our friendly Barleylands Boot Sale is very busy with thousands of customers every year.
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October Half Term Children's Activity Days

Jesters Childcare
Jesters Bicknacre Horseshoe Farm, Main Road, Bicknacre, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 4EX - Map Directions
25 October 2021 - 29 October 2021
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Fun themed activities including: Arts & Crafts, Outdoor Play & Exploration, Sports & Games, Challenges, Nature & Science, Cookery, Music. Wednesday Day Trip*, Friday Party! (*Additional cost.) Nutritious Breakfast & Hot Evening Meal inc.
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October Half Term Children's Activity Days

Jesters Childcare
Jesters Beaulieu Armistice Avenue, Beaulieu, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 6DT - Map Directions
25 October 2021 - 29 October 2021
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Fun themed activities including: Arts & Crafts, Outdoor Play & Exploration, Sports & Games, Challenges, Nature & Science, Cookery, Music. Wednesday Day Trip*, Friday Party! (*Additional cost.) Nutritious Breakfast & Hot Evening Meal inc.
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Creepy Halloween at Capel Manor Gardens

Capel Manor Gardens
Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, Middlesex EN1 4RQ - Map Directions
25 October 2021 - 31 October 2021 , 10:00 AM until 04:00 PM
Dress up and be prepared for a half-term week full of spooks and scares in the Gardens this October half-term!
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Spooky Fest

Cursed Fright Nights
Pitsea Hall Lane, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH - Map Directions
25 October 2021 - 31 October 2021 , 11:00 AM until 04:00 PM
Entertain your children this Halloween at Essex's No.1 Halloween Event where they will access 3 chilling mazes, enjoy spooky stories, meet some creepy creatures and join the annual spooky hunt.
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Brentwood Organ Club October Keyboard Concert

Brentwood Organ and Keyboard Club
Mountnessing Village Hall, Roman Road, Brentwood, Essex CM15 0UH - Map Directions
25 October 2021 , 07:30 PM until 10:30 PM
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We welcome Steve Hubble to play for us at our October Concert.
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Scrapbook Safari

Hylands House and Estate
Hylands Estate, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 8WQ - Map Directions
27 October 2021 , 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
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Is your little one ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Then our Scrapbook Safari is the perfect day out!
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The Trail of Terror at Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo
Maldon Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 0SL - Map Directions
27 October 2021
The Trail of Terror begins as soon as you step foot in the door, from rustling bushes, to masked monsters and screaming scarers, they could get you anytime and anywhere!
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Fright Week at Epping Ongar Railway

Epping Ongar Railway
North Weald Station, Station Road, North Weald Bassett, Epping, Essex CM16 6BT - Map Directions
27 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
Dress up in your scariest outfit and join our full size ghost train as we promise some Halloween fun!
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Family Painting Sessions

Friends of BWW
Bishop William Ward Primary School, Great Horkesley, Essex CO6 4AT - Map Directions
27 October 2021 , 01:30 PM
Love being creative?! Want to paint but you're just not sure where to start?! Book onto one of our family painting sessions and give it a go!
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Spooky Nights at Barleylands

Barleylands
Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex CM11 2UD - Map Directions
29 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
2021 sees the return of the very popular Spooky Nights at Barleylands.
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Spooky Woodland Walk at Audley End

Audley End House and Gardens
Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JF - Map Directions
29 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
As the days shorten and the evenings grow darker, join our ghost-hunting storytellers on a family friendly walk through the shadows of Audley End's gardens.
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The Pantaloons present Jekyll & Hyde

Hedingham Castle
Bayley Street, Castle Hedingham, Halstead, Essex CO9 3DJ - Map Directions
29 October 2021 , 07:30 PM until 10:30 PM
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The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons Theatre Company present their horrifically innovative take on Robert Louis Stevenson’s murky tale of murder, mystery and transmogrification!
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The Disappeared – Adult Halloween Event

Audley End Miniature Railway
Audley End Road, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JB - Map Directions
29 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
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Introducing our NEW, Adult Fright Experience. An exclusive, 3-night event, specifically for over 18’s.
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Monthly Death Cafe

Ideas Hub Chelmsford
The Meadows, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6FD - Map Directions
29 October 2021 , 12:30 PM until 01:30 PM
Let's eat cake and talk about death.
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Day Out With Thomas

East Anglian Railway Museum
Chappel Station, Wakes Colne, Colchester, Essex CO6 2DS - Map Directions
30 October 2021 - 31 October 2021
Peep peep! Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun at The East Anglian Railway Museum.
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Rainbow Club | LGBTQA+ Social Club | Geek Retreat Chelmsford

Geek Retreat Chelmsford
48 Cunard Square, Townsfield Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1AQ - Map Directions
30 October 2021 , 06:00 PM until 09:00 PM
All-Ages LGBTQA+ Social Club at Geek Retreat Chelmsford
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Heycroft Parents Association Fireworks Extravaganza

Heycroft Parents Association
Heycroft School Benvenue Avenue, Leigh on Sea, Essex SS9 5SJ - Map Directions
30 October 2021 , 06:00 PM until 08:00 PM
Our annual fireworks display taking place on Saturday 30th October at Heycroft primary school. Gates open at 6pm, bonfire lit at 6.15pm then fireworks set off approx 7.15pm. Refreshments will be available. Free parking in Morrisons.
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Southend Seafront Fireworks Display

Southend BID
Marine Parade, Southend on Sea, Essex SS1 2EN - Map Directions
30 October 2021 , 07:30 PM until 07:45 PM
Fizz, Pop, Bang, whooo! The free Southend Seafront Fireworks are back!
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Black History Month

Ideas Hub Chelmsford
High Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1DH - Map Directions
30 October 2021 , 11:00 AM until 06:00 PM
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Come and join us to celebrate Black History Month at Chelmsford.
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Sandon Sunday Market & Boot Sale

Lazybones Markets
Maldon Road, Sandon, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 7RU - Map Directions
31 October 2021 , 09:00 AM
Categories: 
We are thrilled to be working with Essex County Council and Sandon Park & Ride to bring you a brand Market & boot sale.
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Leigh on Sea Boot Fair

Lazybones Markets
Belton Way, Leigh on Sea, Essex SS9 2ET - Map Directions
31 October 2021 , 06:00 AM
Categories: 
Lazybones Leigh on Sea Boot Fair is a fun, easy and enjoyable way to turn your unwanted and unused items into cash. We are a family run business and have been visited on several occasions by BBC's Car Booty.
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