everythingeppingforest.co.uk covers the Epping Forest district in Essex and features regularly updated news - in words and pictures - has a what's on listings section to highlight local events, a Local Business Directory and a section which allows clubs and organisations to publicise their activities free of charge
 
 























 






 






To publicise your event free of charge, email the details to
everythingeppingforest@gmail.com

Regular weekly events
 
SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS   Obstacle Induction at 'Wild Forest' at Nuclear Races, Ongar Road, Kelvedon Hatch, 9.30am. Cost £19.99 for adults and £14.99 for children. For more details ring Sam Alexander on 07970 739037. Whether you are looking for a fun obstacle activity day, want to develop some serious OCR skills or just want to get fit, you can train and have fun while opening up your senses and explore the wild trails and unique training facilities. The activities are open to children aged from six years to adults year round.
   
UNTIL WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28   Exhibition: Epping Gothic, The View, Rangers Road, Chingford (10am-5pm, closed on Mondays). An exhibition of paintings and prints by Emily Ault on the theme of Epping Forest. Admission free. No booking required. A City of London Corporation event.
   
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24   Music for Lunch, the Abbey Church, Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey (12.30pm) with Zora and Nora Novotna (piano duet). Admission free. Retiring collection. Refreshments served noon to 12.30pm. For more details, ring the Parish Office on 01992 767897.
   
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24   Greetings Cards Workshop, Buckhurst Hill Community Association, Bedford House, Westbury Road, Buckhurst Hill. Learn how to make three varied cards, with all materials supplied at cost by the tutor. No experience necessary (10am-3pm). Cost £31 (plus £1 if not a BHCA member). For more information, or to enrol, ring 020 8504 6668, email office@bedfordhouse.org.uk or visit www.bedfordhouse.org.uk
   
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24   Churches Together in Epping District Lent Lunch series, St John's Church, St John's Road, Epping (12.30pm-2pm). Donations for lunch will go to Christian Aid.
   
THURSDAY, MARCH 1   The English-Speaking Union (Epping Forest branch) Monthly Meeting, The Murray Hall, Borders Lane, Loughton (10.15am for 10.45am) for a talk from Judith Roads entitled 'Decision Making and The Quakers'. Admission £4, including tea/coffee. For more details ring 020 8505 9001 or 01992 812454.
   
FRIDAY, MARCH 2   Womenís World Day of Prayer service hosted by Churches Together in Epping and District, Epping Roman Catholic Church, Church Hill, Epping (10am). This yearís theme is All Godís Creation is Very Good! and has been written by women from Suriname. Millions of people all over the world will be gathering to take part in this service this morning. Everyone is welcome.
   
SATURDAY, MARCH 3   Epping Quaker Meeting House, Hemnall Street, Epping, open for reflection (11am-3pm). Visitors can stay for as long as they wish and Ďcome and goí as they please. For more details visit www.eppingquakers.org
   
SATURDAY, MARCH 3   Music for Lunch, the Abbey Church, Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey (12.30pm) with Daniel Rudge (baritone). Admission free. Retiring collection. Refreshments served noon-12.30pm. For more information, ring the Parish Office on 01992 767897.
   
SATURDAY, MARCH 3   MChurches Together in Epping District Lent Lunch series, United Reformed Church, Lindsey Street, Epping (12.30pm-2pm). Donations for lunch will go to Christian Aid.
   
MONDAY, MARCH 5   Buckhurst Hill Horticultural Society talk, St Jamesí United Reformed Church, Palmerston Road, Buckhurst Hill (7.30pm-9.30pm). Free entry for members, £1 non-members. Refreshments. For more information ring chairman Maureen Briggs on 0208 504 8436 or email mbriggs@uwclub.net
   
THURSDAY, MARCH 8   Ongar Art Society, High Ongar Village Hall, Mill Lane, High Ongar (8pm). with a demonstration of painting by Essex artist Susan Spiers - 'A Marine Scene' in Acrylics. For more information, ring Beverly Hughes on 01708 688554.
   
SATURDAY, MARCH 10   Music for Lunch, the Abbey Church, Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey (12.30pm). Broxbourne Music Centre's end-of-term concert. Admission free. Retiring collection. Refreshments served noon-12.30pm. For more information, ring the Parish Office on 01992 767897.
   
SATURDAY, MARCH 10   Churches Together in Epping District Lent Lunch series, Methodist Church, High Street, Epping (12.30pm-2pm). Donations for lunch will go to Christian Aid.
   
SUNDAY, MARCH 11   Loughton Residents' Association farmers market, Centric Parade, High Road, Loughton (9am-3pm). Produce stalls and local organisations. LRA councillors on hand to respond to residentsí questions and problems.
   
THURSDAY, MARCH 15   The Crofton Singers concert, Bancroft's School Chapel, High Road, Woodford Green (8pm). This is the first concert under the direction of new musical director Jonathan Rathbone - Expect Ave Verum to Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah and everything in between. Tickets available on the door. Refreshments will be served.
   
THURSDAY, MARCH 15 to SATURDAY, MARCH 17   Theydon Bois Drama Society performing 'Quartet', a comedy by Ronald Harwood, Theydon Bois Village Hall, Coppice Row, Theydon Bois (8pm). Tickets, £9.50, available at https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/theydonboisdramasociety or by ringing 01992 919038.
   
FRIDAY, MARCH 16 to FRIDAY, MARCH 30   David Varney Art presents Trees of Life, a 3D resin art exhibition, Loughton Arts Centre, 187B High Road, Loughton. An opportunity to view and purchase original 3D resin art. For more details visit www.davidvarneyart.co.uk
   
SATURDAY, MARCH 17   Felicitas Chamber Choir presents Magnificat, St John's Church, St Johns Road, Epping (7.30pm) - a programme featuring J S Bachís famous Magnificat in D along with other settings by Monteverdi, Herbert Howells (Gloucester Service), Gerald Finzi and Giles Swayne. The concert will be accompanied by a small instrumental ensemble and organ. Tickets £12 (£10 if purchased in advance - free for children and full-time students aged under 25). For tickets visit www.felicitas.org.uk or www.ticketsource.co.uk or email tickets@felicitas.org.uk or (no later than two weeks before a concert) send a S.A.E. and cheque, payable to Felicitas, to The Ticket Secretary, 87 Malford Grove, South Woodford, London, E18 2DH.
   
SATURDAY, MARCH 17   Theydon Bois Pre-School nearly new sale of baby and children's clothing, toys and equipment, The Scout Hut, Loughton Lane, Theydon Bois (10am-noon). Entry £2 per family.
   
SATURDAY, MARCH 17   Churches Together in Epping District Lent Lunch series, Roman Catholic Church, Church Hill, Epping (12.30pm-2pm). Donations for lunch will go to Christian Aid.
   
SATURDAY, MARCH 24   National Jazz Archive hosting a Big Band Jazz concert, Loughton Methodist Church, High Road, Loughton (8pm) with the 17-piece John Ongom Big Band and vocalists Mark Jennett and Cynthia Simmonds, under the musical direction of Angus Moncrieff. Tickets, £12, available via www.nationaljazzarchive.org.uk/events, by ringing 020 8502 4701 or emailing events@nationaljazzarchive.org.uk
   
SATURDAY, MARCH 24   Epping Green Chapel (12.30pm-2pm). Donations for lunch will go to Christian Aid.
   
SATURDAY, MARCH 31   Easter Eve London Forest Choir and Orchestra 'Holy Week', the Abbey Church, Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey, with Christopher Wood (world premiere) at 7.30pm. Free admission. For more information, ring the Parish Office on 01992 767897.
   
SATURDAY, APRIL 7   Buckhurst Hill Horticultural Society Spring Flower Show, The Centenary Hall, St. Johnís Church, High Road, Buckhurst Hill (2pm-4.30pm) with spring flowers, cookery section, photography, and junior entries, plants for sale, teas and homemade cakes. Admission free for members (£1 for non-members). For more information ring contact show secretary Jill Jones on 0208 257 8996 or email jill998@btinternet.com
   
SUNDAY, APRIL 8   Loughton Residents' Association farmers market, Centric Parade, High Road, Loughton (9am-3pm). Produce stalls and local organisations. LRA councillors on hand to respond to residentsí questions and problems.
   
SUNDAY, APRIL 22   Adventure and Farm Open Day, Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning, Manor Road, Lambourne End. Visitors can have a go at the adventure, garden and farm activities, meet the Easter farm baby animals, try pond dipping for newts, enjoy a pony and cart ride around the 54-acre site, crawl through caves, try to cross a low ropes course and learn how to kayak. There is no charge to visit the farm and small charges apply for activities (some of which have age restrictions). A £3 donation per car is suggested on arrival. Food and refreshments will be available throughout the day andthe farm shop will be open. For more information ring 020 8500 3047, then 0 followed by 223, or email claire.gilmore@lambourne-end.org.uk
   
SATURDAY, APRIL 28   Theydon Bois Singers performing Haydnís ĎCreationí with, The New Essex Choir and Epping Forest Singers, St Johnís Church, High Road, Buckhurst Hill (7.30pm). For more details ring 01992 573855.
   
SUNDAY, MAY 13   Loughton Residents' Association farmers market, Centric Parade, High Road, Loughton (9am-3pm). Produce stalls and local organisations. LRA councillors on hand to respond to residentsí questions and problems.
   
SUNDAY, JUNE 10   Loughton Residents' Association farmers market, Centric Parade, High Road, Loughton (9am-3pm). Produce stalls and local organisations. LRA councillors on hand to respond to residentsí questions and problems.
   
SATURDAY, JUNE 30   Fyfield Summer Fete, Fyfield Village Hall and field, Houchin Drive, Fyfield (noon-4pm). Bouncy castle, fun fair rides, trampolines, barbecue, candy floss and popcorn, bar, ice cream van, dog show, gymnastics show, karate, go karts, bubble football, stalls, fun bus, raffle, penalty shoot out, local produce. Proceeds to Dr Walker's Primary School, Fyfield.
   
SATURDAY, JULY 7    Buckhurst Hill Horticultural Society Summer Flower Show, The Centenary Hall, St. Johnís Church, High Road, Buckhurst Hill (2pm-4.30pm) with floral art, cookery section, and junior entries, plants for sale, teas and homemade cakes. Admission free for members (£1 for non-members). For more information ring contact show secretary Jill Jones on 0208 257 8996 or email jill998@btinternet.com
   
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8    Buckhurst Hill Horticultural Society Autumn Flower Show, The Centenary Hall, St. Johnís Church, High Road, Buckhurst Hill (2pm-4.30pm) with flower arranging, cookery section, vegetables, and junior entries, plants for sale and garden sundries, teas and homemade cakes. Admission free for members (£1 for non-members). For more information ring contact show secretary Jill Jones on 0208 257 8996 or email jill998@btinternet.com
   
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13   Theydon Bois Pre-School nearly new sale of baby and children's clothing, toys and equipment, The Scout Hut, Loughton Lane, Theydon Bois (10am-noon). Entry £2 per family.
   


Enter your email address to receive regular updates:

 

 

Tell us your news...
Publicise your event...
Promote your business...
Have your say...

Buy copies of photos that appear here...

email: everythingeppingforest@gmail.com
call: David Jackman on 07710 447868