ALL EVENTS LISTED IN OUR APRIL AND MAY CALENDAR ARE NOW POSITIVE, ONLINE VIRTUAL EVENTS.
If you are holding date specific online events that can help individuals during these challenging times, you are welcome to add these events to the calendar (using the green button below) providing you are a charity or community group and/or the events are free to access.
Please note: The events in Essex featured are all third party events: Healthy Life Essex is not normally directly involved in organising or running any of these events. As events may be cancelled or details changed without us being informed, please always clarify details with the organiser/contact listed. Healthy Life Essex cannot accept responsibility for incorrect information shown on our events listings.
Directory advertisers can add their own ad hoc events free of charge as can most charities. Other events may incur a cost. The directors reserve the right not to accept entries or to make a small charge.
Local independent sight loss charity, Southend in Sight is opening its popular Christmas pop-up shop again for one day only. On sale will be Christmas items including decorations, gifts and clothing. This is a great opportunity to pick up some festive bargains and support a small charity which works hard in the community to supportFind out more »
Join Kirsty, Fingringhoe Wick's Education Officer, and make a Christmas wreath to take home. The focus of this workshop will be to find natural materials on the nature reserve that you can use to add to the wreath. Basic materials will be provided. Please dress suitably for the outdoor aspect of the workshop. The eventFind out more »
Meet Mother Christmas at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve and make a Christmas craft Throughout the day there are hour-long sessions for children where they will have the chance to make a Christmas craft item followed by Mother Christmas reading a story and children receiving a present. Booking your session is essential! Please dress suitably forFind out more »
Enjoy the self-led winter wonderland Trail at Bedfords Park and discover its wonderful wintry wildness. This is a drop-in event: no need to book Find all the clues and return to the Centre to claim your small prize. Children must be accompanied by an adult Please wear clothing suitable for the weatherFind out more »
This children's workshop at Abberton Reservoir provides a chance for children to make their very own unique natural Christmas wreath to take home. We will help them weave a willow base before decorating it with a range of natural materials. All materials are provided but do feel free to bring along any additional decorations orFind out more »
Volunteers are needed to join the Friends of Leigh Library Gardens working parties and also in other capacities to spread awareness, run events or gather tools. The Friends meet in the Gardens, near the Library building, at 10am to 11.30am on working party days. Working with Leigh-on-Sea town Council and Southend-on-Sea Council. The Friends ofFind out more »
The Dinosaur Trail at Hornchurch Country Park is a drop-in event - no need to book. Follow the map answering dinosaur questions then head back to the centre to collect your prize. Children must be accompanied by an adult Please wear suitable clothing for being outdoorsFind out more »
This free event provides an opportunity for carers to bring their loved one with dementia for afternoon tea in a relaxed bright & safe atmosphere. Free parking. Good toilet facilities. To ensure we have the right amount of refreshments, please book by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07894 162016Find out more »