What to do in West Essex this month

PUBLISHED: 16:20 01 September 2016




Clear your schedules because WEL has picked our top events for September


3 September


Walk for ELHAP

Come and use this opportunity to help support ELHAP staff, volunteers and services users, their friends and family and the local community to come together to celebrate ELHAP and raise funds. After the walk, participants will come back to ELHAP for an afternoon of fun that will include free play for kids in the adventure playground, a picnic, BBQ, live music, bake sale, helicopter fly- by and much more.

Admission: Adults £5 and children £3


3 September

11am - 4pm

Guide Dogs Training School 30th Anniversary Fun Day

Guide Dogs Training School, Findlay House, 7 Manor Road, Woodford Green IG8 8ER

Come and celebrate the 30th birthday of the Redbridge Guide Dogs Training School. Not only will they have balloons and birthday cake, they will have dog demonstrations, craft stalls, a children’s area, refreshments and you can visit its kennels and say hello to the wonderful life-changing dogs. A great Day Out. A mini-bus will bring you from the car park at West Hatch School (IG7 5BT) to the event.

Admission: £2 for adults and children are free. Pet Dogs Not Allowed

07920 285771

4 September


Loughton Residents Association’s Farmers Market

Loughton Town Centre IG10 1

Produce stalls and local organisations. Loughton Residents Association Cllrs on hand to respond to residents’ questions and problems.


10 September

Doors open at 6.30pm

Quiz Night

Come and join the fantastic Haven House Volunteer Committee’s first quiz night. Following the success of their fantastic bingo nights, the committee is now hosting a charity quiz night. You can enjoy a fun night with friends and family (tables of 8 available) with complimentary tea, coffee and cake available in the interval. Please also feel free to bring your own food and drinks along, if you wish.

Admission: £7.50

07989 305 687

11 September

From 2pm

Summer’s Afternoon Tea

South Woodford Scout Hut , London, E18 2QS

Packfords Hotel, 16 Snakes Lane West, Woodford Green IG8 0BS

Enjoy a Traditional Afternoon Tea or Champagne Tea in stylish surroundings

Admission: £21.50 for Afternoon Tea

or £27.50 with glass of champagne

020 8504 2642

11 September

Charity Family Fun Day

Abridge Village Hall, 39 Ongar Road,

Abridge RM4 1UH

Come and get involved and help support Dylan story to raise vital funds.

Admission: Donations


24-25 September


Countryside Live

Lee Valley Park Farms, Stubbins Hall Lane, Waltham Abbey EN9 2EF

The country is coming to London for another brilliant fun filled family weekend. Countryside Live brings you the best of the British countryside, from falconry and ferret racing to the infamous dancing sheep show. Plus there’s a chance to meet some of the animals up close and hold a guinea pig, rabbit or tortoise from Lee Valley Park Farms. People can also visit one of the many local wildlife groups and organisations who work around the Lee Valley.

Admission: Adults £5 (two day pass £7) and children free



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