The last weekend of November, but we’ve managed to avoid the events all being about Christmas! Here’s some ideas for getting out and about over the weekend in Essex.
Switch off and see the stars! Saturday 29th November 4:00pm – 6:00pm. Belfairs Woodland Centre, Eastwood Road North, Leigh-On-Sea. Make your own stars and solar systems along with night time fun and games. Part of the session will be outside so please wrap up accordingly! Star gazing will be weather dependent. If the clouds are in the way then we’ll do starry crafts and games instead
Naze Guided Walk. Naze cafe by the car park, The Naze, Walton-on-the-Naze, Sunday 30th November 10:00am – 12:00pm Join aptly named Naze Education Ranger, Ben Eagle for a guided walk of this unique peninsula,
Story Telling for Children Copped Hall, Crown Hill, Epping, Sunday 30th November. A chance for children to hear seasonal tales in the atmospheric surroundings of the mansion. It might be chilly – so wrap up warm!
A Victorian Christmas Audley End House and Gardens Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th November
Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of a Victorian Christmas.
Valley Farm Christmas Flatford, Suffolk Saturday 29th Sunday 30th November 11am-3pm. Join in a traditional Christmas at Valley Farm with hanging garlands and a blazing fire. Festive food in the tearoom and the shop are putting on a food tasting
Christmas Craft Fair -The Guild of Essex Craftsmen Cromwell Manor, Wat Tyler Way, Pitsea
Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th November. Visit the Guild of Essex Craftsmen show and see the work of talented traditional and contemporary artists and craftsmen
And on a dark afternoon, cheer yourself up with the Last Night of the Autumn Proms at the Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea on Sunday 30th November at 3pm. Uplifting classics crowned with a jubilant Proms finale featuring Land of Hope and Glory, The Dambusters, Rule Britannia!,Nessun Dorma and all the old favourites