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Marvellous Makers Summer Reading Challenge

6th July-23rd September 2024

Venue: Nationwide

This year’s Challenge is called Marvellous Makers and it’s all about creativity! From dance to drawing, junk modelling to music, there’s something for everyone. Regional variations may apply, so...

The Big Butterfly Count

12th July-4th August 2024

Venue: Nationwide

Whether done with friends and family, or in a moment of quiet calm and solitude, the Big Butterfly Count is free, fun and takes just 15 minutes. No green space is too small - a back garden, a small terrace...

Farmer John's Maize Maze

18th July-1st September 2024

Venue: Boydland Farm

Go and explore the amazing Mazie Maze open every Thursday to Sunday 18 July to 1 September, 10am-5pm.

Gaia

19th July-15th September 2024

Venue: Colchester Castle

This summer, Colchester Castle is thrilled to welcome Gaia, a captivating six-metre diameter touring artwork that brings the Earth’s beauty to an unprecedented scale. Gaia is a mesmerizing installation...

Summer of Play

19th July-1st September 2024

Venue: Paycocke's House and Garden

Lively garden games and activities for all the family, in the new Nature Garden, free of charge, all through the summer holidays. The Summer of Play is sponsored by Starling Bank. Entry to the garden,...

Get out for the Count!

Get out for the Count!

Join the Big Butterfly Count from 12th July to 4th August. It's free, fun and takes only 15 minutes.

It’s time to party!

It’s time to party!

Primary Times explores some fabulous ideas for party bag goodies.

Explore the world together through play

Explore the world together through play

Dogs, dancing, and daring to embrace our differences with Gemma Atkinson.

Be a Good Sport Challenge

Be a Good Sport Challenge

Comic Relief’s new initiative is packed with activities and resources for schools and families.

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