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Brentwood Theatre

Easter holidays are fast-approaching.  Are you looking for something for your child to do over the holidays?  Why not sign them up to one of our Bikeability Courses.


All different levels are available as well as our beginner course called Learn to Ride.


The courses are being held in the following locations:

  • Harlow
  • Chelmsford
  • Colchester


Please see below the link for parents/ guardians to book Easter holiday courses.


Brentwood County High have an exciting opportunity for current year 5s and 6s to trial for the West Ham program running with the school ready for next year

Sci Fest 2024

Nexus Fostering

Angela's Swim School

Home Start Essex is a leading family support charity working across Essex to build the skills and confidence of parents/carers to achieve healthy and positive outcomes for children.


“It’s a great opportunity to change a child’s life.”


Josh came into care aged 8 with his belongings in a black binbag, he tells us how his foster carers changed his life in this short film. Foster carers offer safe and nurturing homes to our vulnerable children so they too can enjoy a happy childhood. Fostering is incredibly rewarding, offers great flexibility and puts family at its heart. Training is local, support is 24/7 and your family could receive £483 per child, per week. Find out more by visiting the website or calling our friendly team on 0800 801 530.


Join Essex County Council’s fostering community and together we can transform children's lives.


Parkinsons Billericay Group

Essex Fire Museum open days coming up in the school holiday

Water Safety Newsletter from Every One Active

Chelsea Soccer schools running over the summer

FREE SEN Activate session running in the summer

Childrens Shoes

Brentwood School Fete

Easter Kids Camp

Super Star Sport

Kids Inspire Lunch Club

Looking for a dog

Kids Tag Rugby

Bikeability Easter Courses

Family Bike Ride on Saturday 19th March

As part of Cycling UK's Big Bike Revival, we are hosting two FREE guided family bike rides from Thorndon Cycle Centre.

Come along with your family or friends to explore the beautiful, traffic-free trails in and around Thorndon Country Park, Brentwood. Bring your own bike or borrow one of ours - please pre-book bikes.

Choice of times:

  • 9 to 10:30am
  • 1:30 to 3pm

You can call 01277 218497 or email for more details, or to book a place, please use the link below:

Brentwood Dodge Ball Club

Love Your Library Day 

This Love Your Library Day, visit your local library on Saturday 19 February. Children will be able to take part in lots of fun superhero activities including a storytime, arts and crafts and we are encouraging children to come along dressed as their favourite superhero. As well as this, we will also be asking children to see if they can spot several superhero posters in our libraries, to find out the secret word!

We also will be hosting events for adults. You can find out more about that on our webpage.

We will be running a prize draw to win children’s goodie bags, kindly donated by Forbidden Planet

To enter, all you need to do is:

  • Take a photo of the books your child is borrowing on Love Your Library Day.
  • Post the photo on TwitterFacebook or Instagram tagging @EssexLibraries and using the hashtag #LYLDay.
  • The photo can just show the books or show you child holding the books.

If possible, please also tag @ForbiddenPlanet on Twitter and Instagram and @ForbiddenPlanetdotcom on Facebook.

For full terms and conditions, please click here.

So come along on Saturday 19 February, take part in some activities and get to know your community!

We would advise taking a lateral flow test before attending Love Your Library events.


Sign up for a free adult cycling training session.

Healthy family community drop in

Brentwood Swimming Club

ACL courses 

You will be able to discover TLC resources to support early years language and communication development.

ACL Essex will be running community and family learning taster sessions – including creating “boredom boxes, Halloween crafts and much more.  

Educational Visits UK Autumn Magazine

Welcome to the Educational Visits UK Autumn Magazine giving you information about what is happening in your area over the coming months


Trailnet, based in Thorndon Country Park, are running walking and cycling events over the week specifically aimed at SEN pupils.


Planet Super League

Planet Super League is an online tournament where children can take part in fun, weekly, educational activities for six weeks. They can lead their families at home to inspire changes that can have a big impact on the environment. Why not join in with thousands of other families having fun and doing their bit!

There are over 60 fun activities to do on the Planet Super League website. The activities will help you save money, have fun as a family and be more sustainable.

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