Epping Forest District Council is offering lots of fun, creative activities all over the district this summer holiday. There’s something for everyone with workshops in dance, drawing, theatre, family events, animation and music.
Booking essential for all events. To book a place or for more information call 01992 564226 or visit www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk
Little Dance Makers
North Weald Village Hall, High Road, North Weald, CM16 6BU
Using the theme of ‘lost and found’ create a dance piece, using props and most importantly, your imagination for 4 – 6 year olds. 10.00am. £5/£4. Please bring an object you have found to use at this session and wear clothes that are easy to move in.
Feelin’ Hot Hot Hot
Activity Hall, Limes Centre, Limes Avenue, Chigwell, IG7 5LP.
Learn Latin inspired moves to create some fun routines and that’ll keep you fit too! 10.00am (7-9 years) 2.00pm (10-12 years). £5.50/£4. Please wear trainers or pumps and bring plenty of water.
Seaside Shenanigans (Families and children 3 years +)
Chigwell Hall Metropolitan Police Club (large marquee), High Road, Chigwell, IG7 6BD. Come join us for a fun family afternoon of seaside themed entertainment. 1.00pm – 4.00pm, £5/person.
Charlie Bear and His Smelly Socks (2 – 5 years)
Epping Hall, St John’s Road, Epping, CM16 5JU
Join Charlie and his friends on an exciting adventure to help him get ready for school. With great puppets, loveable characters, songs and audience participation this show is not to be missed. 10.30am. £4/person.
Jack and the Beanstalk (4 – 8 years)
Epping Hall, St John’s Road, Epping CM16 5JU
Find out what happens when Jack sells Daisy, what he gets in exchange and what starts growing in Jack’s garden! 2.00pm. £4/person.
(N.B. Inclusive performances of Charlie Bear and His Smelly Socks and Jack and the Beanstalk are playing at Zinc Arts Centre, all ages welcome! Call 01992 564226 for more information.)
Oakwood Hill Senior Citizens’ Club, Marlescroft Way, Loughton, IG10 3LZ
An introduction to drawing for 7-12 year olds. Parents are also welcome to book and participate in these workshops. 10.30am. £4/3.
How to…Colour In!
Oakwood Hill Senior Citizens’ Club, Marlescroft Way, Loughton, IG10 3LZ.
This is an opportunity to pick up top tips and explore colour using a variety of materials from pencil to crayon to oil pastel for 7-12 years olds. Parents are also welcome to book and participate in these workshops. 1.30pm. £4/3.
Book How to…Draw! and How to…Colour In! sessions for £7 (£5 concession)
Lock, Pop and Hip Hop
Theydon Bois Village Hall, Coppice Row, Theydon Bois, CM16 7ER.
Come and learn all the latest street dance and hip hop moves from locking and popping to waving and tutting and much more. Wear comfortable clothes and bring plenty of water. 10.00am (7-9 years) 2.00pm (10-12 years). £10/8.
Animation Workshop (11-15 years)
Zinc Arts Centre, Great Stony, High Street, Ongar CM5 0AD
Learn about digital animation and make a story come to life using stop-frame animation. 10.00am. £12/10.
Song in a Day (7-12 years)
Budworth Hall, High Street, Ongar, CM5 9GJ.
Explore writing lyrics and music, share your ideas, and create a song from nothing in just one session! Please bring a pack lunch. 10.00am. £14/11.
DNA Studios, H7 Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1JY.
Discover how to isolate moves, suspend through movement and stretch your muscles in this fun-packed workshop. Please wear jazz shoes (if you do not have jazz shoes, bare feet are fine). Bring plenty of water. 10.00am (7-9 years), 2.00pm (10-12 years). £8/6.