• Bonfire NightDate for your diary - Monday 5th November 2018
  • HalloweenDate for your diary - Wednesday 31st October 2018
  • Autumn Half Term HolidaysDates for your diary - Monday 22nd - Friday 26th October 2018

What's on in Essex


Your what's on guide to events in Essex featuring a wide range of upcoming local events with something to suit all ages, interests and budgets! From high profile international events to family style entertainment and attractions with a decidedly local flavour, the county of Essex has a fine reputation for hosting successful events with huge popular appeal.


Recently added events

15/06/2019 - 16/06/2019
Chelmsford City Racecourse
12:00 - 20:00
Epping High Street


Upcoming events

17/03/2018 - 28/10/2018
20/10/2018 - 28/10/2018
Royal Gunpowder Mills
20/10/2018 - 26/10/2018
Barleylands Craft Village & Farm Centre
20/10/2018 - 21/10/2018
Marks Tey Village Hall
20/10/2018 - 21/10/2018
Writtle Village Hall
21/10/2018 - 26/10/2018
Hedingham Castle
22/10/2018 - 23/10/2018
Headgate Theatre


Essex Events at Your Fingertips

If you're feeling bored, at a loose end maybe, or just looking for something completely different to do this weekend in the county of Essex, you've come to the right place!


We invite you to check out our Essex Events Calendar for a line-up of exciting events and family fun attractions that are bound to put the smile of anticipation back on your face.


Ideas and Suggestions

School Holidays & Family Events

Parents, panic not; we've got it nailed as far as keeping the kids occupied during the long school holidays and half-term breaks is concerned. The county of Essex is really geared up to catering for children of all ages with fun, budget conscious activities and family-oriented events. Let us point you in the right direction.


Themed Events

Essex County can lay claim to a concentration of themed events such as lifestyle events, air shows, car shows, beer festivals and 'foodie events, etc. More hands-on possibilities include skills' workshops (with cookery courses and wine tasting events being particularly popular!).


Local Essex Attractions

The Essex social calendar is cram-packed all year round with top attractions offering the potential for some great days out as well as winning weekends. Possibilities include car boot sales, village fairs, carnivals and charity events, local festivals, agricultural shows and animal attractions, wedding fairs and open days, pub events and quiz nights and so much more.


Sporting Events & Outdoor Pursuits

Essex plays host to a huge range of crowd-pulling sporting events. So, if you fancy a slice of the action, you'll find it, right here on your doorstep, whatever sport you're into.


Seasonal Events

With such an enticing selection of seasonal events taking place in Essex, there's no excuse why you shouldn't celebrate in style, whatever the occasion. Christmas, New Year, Easter, Bank Holidays, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Valentine's Day, Halloween, Bonfire Night, or maybe a landmark birthday, you're sure to find oodles of inspiration to please all members of the family. Go on; mark those special dates on the calendar, today!


Live Entertainment

Essex attracts more than its fair share of major live events and big name performances. The ever popular 'V' Festival for which the county of Essex is well renowned is a prime example. Tickets for not-to-be missed events tend to sell out early; but fear not, we can give you the heads-up on forthcoming live music events, concerts and gigs, top tribute nights, as well as live comedy and theatre events, at a click of a button, here on the Guide.





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