Things to do with kids in Essex

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Hidden Histories: Empire

6th-5th March 2024

Venue: Hollytrees Museum

All objects have a story to tell. Some stories are well known and are easy to hear, but others are forgotten about, ignored or contested. Behind the labels for the objects in museums are untold stories...

Calm at the Castle

3rd March 2024

Venue: Colchester Castle

These sessions are suitable for visitors with ASD, providing an opportunity for them to explore the museum at a quieter time. The Museum aims to minimise sensory stimulation in the galleries by turning...

Owls by Candlelight

3rd March 2024

Venue: Hedingham Castle

Join the brilliant Eden Falconry for a magical evening with the Owls in the Castle. During this fantastic candlelit encounter, you will witness a variety of owls and experience these beautiful birds demonstrating...

Theatre & Cinema

The Sooty Show

3rd March 2024

Venue: Chelmsford Theatre

With buckets of audience participation and gallons of giggles, this spectacular celebration of the longest-running children’s television show in the world will delight Sooty fans old and new and is a...

World Book Day

7th March 2024

Venue: Nationwide

Join in this celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) a celebration of reading. World Book Day is about celebrating books and reading all year round. Visit the website for activities...

Competition time!

Competition time!

Enter our competition for your chance to win a copy of Out and About: Tree Explorer.

It’s time to party!

It’s time to party!

Primary Times explores some fabulous ideas for party bag goodies.

Inspiring the next generation

Inspiring the next generation

A journey of science and discovery with Professor Robert Winston.

After-school classes and activities

After-school classes and activities

Which after-school activity will your child be choosing this term?

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