Monthly Archives: December 2015

Essex Book Festival


Adventure Island is a Ton of Fun for Ruby and Roman

Brother and sister visit Southend-on-Sea fun park more than 100 times in just 12 months Read More →

A Santamental Journey

Father Christmas swapped his sleigh and reindeer for a plane to help raise more than £8000 for Essex charities and deliver an enchanting experience in the skies for local children. Read More →

Top 10 most fascinating, beautiful and historical Essex churches to discover this festive season

You don’t to have a particular faith to enjoy going to church. Visiting a parish church or chapel offers you the chance to walk into a place that has been at the heart of its community for decades, even centuries. History is literally carved into their furniture and stonework and, amid the excitement of Christmas; churches also offer calm respite from the excesses of the festive season.

Visit Essex has put together a Top 10 of fascinating and beautiful places to discover.
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Let There Be Leaded Light

With perfect timing, a stunning new installation that celebrates life in its myriad forms has gone on display at Jerwood Gallery for the winter season. Read More →

Southend High Street To Enter Festive 4th Dimension

There are Christmas lights… and then there are 4D Christmas lights! Wrap up warm and get ready to hit the High Street to see one of the most amazing light shows ever. Read More →

The Southend-on-Sea Concerts in the Park are back for 2016

Starring Peter Andre, a host of soul legends and the British Philharmonic Orchestra – a brand new music festival concept for Southend-on-Sea is announced Read More →