August 14th 2019
A day out from Chigwell
Coping with the summer holidays in Chigwell, Loughton or Woodfords can be simple with so much varied activity on your doorstep. If you have small people why not plan a Miniature Steam & Electric Train Ride this August.
August 12th 2019
Loughton field studies
Getting out in nature through the summer months in Loughton, Woodford and Chigwell is vital. There is so much to enjoy not least some field studies in Loughton at the Field Studies Council, (FSC) site Epping Forest, Paul’s Nursery Road, High Beach, Loughton, Essex, IG10 4AF and IG10 1HP.
August 6th 2019
Summer boiler fix
If you have moved this summer to Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford and have an issue with your boiler it is not the end of the world. Problems with boilers are extremely common. The good news about boiler problems is that they can often be easily fixed. But in the hustle and bustle of moving it can be all too easy to leave it until the cold weather returns to sort it out.
August 4th 2019
Woodford Garden inspiration
Visiting beautiful well-tended gardens can often inspire you to want to do more with your own Woodford, Chigwell or Loughton garden. For some people seeing a garden can even inspire the uninitiated to try gardening for the first time.
July 31st 2019
The Tempest in the open Air Theatre
Shakespeare’s The Tempest performed in the open air is coming to a place near Chigwell, Loughton and Woodford. On a balmy August evening in The Temple in Wanstead Park View Map Illyria return to deliver another year of fantastic Open Air Theatre!
July 28th 2019
Pond dipping in Chigwell
From the 30th July until 16th August 2019 at Grange Farm Centre Chigwell, Essex, IG7 6DP there will be pond dipping? Did you know that beneath the surface of the water, there's an unseen world of amazing wildlife ready to be discovered. Pond dipping is part of the reason you would move your family to Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford – so they can get more of the great outdoors and connect to nature.
July 24th 2019
Horse riding near Chigwell
There are lots of opportunities to horse ride in and around Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford. There are some interesting rides through the lovely historic Epping Forest of course but if you are looking for some summer activities with horses for you children this summer Aldborough Hall Equestrian Centre, Ilford, under 3 miles from Chigwell might be of interest.
July 22nd 2019
Jazz in Loughton
If you already are lucky enough to live in Loughton you will know that the National Jazz Archives are based. Love it or hate it Jazz is part of our history and on Saturday 27th July 2019 in Loughton Methodist Church from 1:30 pm for a start time of 2:30 pm 'The Allure Of Miss Lee' - Catherine Lima and Her Quartet might surprise and or delight you.
July 17th 2019
Camp Wild in Chigwell and Woodford
Camp Wild in Chigwell and Woodford offer fun-filled summer holiday activities, if you have moved to Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford for your family thankfully there is lots of great school holiday provision locally. Camp Wild in Chigwell and Woodford say their mission is to get kids off their iPads during the school holidays to enjoy lots of activity in a healthy, social and safe environment.
July 15th 2019
Living Symphonies from Epping Forest
From the 20th of July to the 28th of July 2019 at The View and Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge you can come and find out more about Living Symphonies from Epping Forest. Part of living in Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford is the delight of having Epping Forest on your doorstep. But there is always more to engage with than the simple delights of the forest.
July 10th 2019
Cricket in Loughton
Been enjoying the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup? Then Cricket in Loughton is for you. What a wonderful competition the 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup it has been despite the weather. It was way back in April 2006 that the hosting rights were awarded to England and Wales and it has been the fifth time that the Cricket World Cup has been held in England and Wales. But if you are a cricket fan you probably know this.
July 8th 2019
Chigwell Meadows Nature reserve
Chigwell Roding Valley Meadows Nature Reserve, Grange Farm Centre, Grange Farm Lane, Chigwell Essex IG7 6DP is maybe not what you expect of Chigwell, Loughton or Woodford. The Chigwell Meadows is the largest remaining species-rich water meadow in Essex with its famous display of wildflowers and a mosaic of herb-rich habitats, hedgerows, marsh, ponds, scrub and woodland, and an array of wildflowers. Take a look at OS Map Reference TQ429942.