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This Month

  • What’s on in Essex this August?

    The social calendar’s full and celebrating summer! From sunset theatre and street festivals to chilled vibes in the vines, here’s what’s on locally this month.

  • Stuff to do for kids of all ages this summer

    Summer holidays looming? Don't sweat it! From little ankle-biters to tricksy teens, we know exactly what to do with the kids in Essex this summer, and (spoiler alert) it doesn't involve screens.

  • Where to get your water sports fix this summer

    When the heat’s on, it’s time to hit the water. Keen to take the plunge and try something new? Here's some of the county’s best hobbies to dive straight into…

  • What’s on in Essex: July 2021

    Oh joy, July’s here and we are so ready for it! From fresh new festivals and sizzlin’ theatre shows to outrageous comedy and al fresco cinema, here’s the lowdown on what’s going on this month…

  • What’s on: June 2021

    From gorgeous open gardens and rockin’ vintage festivals to high-octane fun and electrifying live music, it’s all going on in Essex this month. Diaries at the ready!

  • What’s On May

    Going out is BACK and so is our indispensable What’s On guide! Check out the cracking events that are happening in Essex – from family festivals and vineyard tours to live music and much more.

  • Cinderella

    11 things to do in Essex this December

    Jingle all the way to Christmas Day and beyond with ice skating, drive-in pantos and festive afternoon teas.

  • Here’s what’s hot on our radar in November

    Fear your social life will end in Tiers this month? Worry not: we’ve got the inside line on all the county’s cracking events, artisan tastings and socially-distanced cultural offerings. So mask on, (wo)man up, and let’s get out there, ladies!

  • cycling Essex

    Why ours is a county of cyclists

    With its quiet stretches of countryside and labyrinth of forgotten-village lanes, Essex is a region best explored on two wheels. Here, we hit Harlow for a leisurely spin – and select three more scenic cycle routes for intrepid trailblazers

  • A Star Is Born

    What’s on in Essex and beyond this August

    Summer is saved! There’s a whole month of outdoor festivities ahead of us, from fun on the farm and drive-in-cinema date nights, to pop-up exhibitions and family theatre – we've got the inside track on what's hot and happening right now

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