10 Things to do in Essex & East London this January.

If you are looking for something to try and rid those January blues then look no further. Here is 10 things to do to get over Christmas.

Gods own junkyard  E17 http://godsownjunkyard.co.uk/

If you are looking for something a little different then this little gem is for you. Take a tour of this little beauty and enjoy all the glitz and glamour Walthamstow has to offer. The Rolling Scones Café is open for food and drinks all weekend if you fancy something nice to eat.

Winter lights at Canary Wharf  https://canarywharf.com/arts-events/events/winter-lights-2018/?instance_id=

16th – 27th January 2018

If you are not quite ready to say goodbye to the lights of Christmas then this is for you. The sculptures, structures and installations are the creations of some of the most innovative artist and designers around today, presenting work in different forms of light technology.

Appealing to art lovers, families, young and old, there is something for everyone.

Big Fish Little Fish Southend on Sea https://southendtheatres.org.uk/Online/tickets-big-fish-litle-fish-southend-2018

21st January 2018

If you have a little one that loves a dance then why not head to Cliffs Pavilion for their first rave. Great fun for old and young alike.

Marsh Farm Magical Unicorn Weekendshttps://www.marshfarm.co.uk/events/magical-unicorn-weekends/

13-14th, 21-22nd & 27th-28th January

A chance to meet Marsh Farms unicorn, plus themed activities including make-a -bear unicorn all included the entrance price.

Farmers Market  Barleylandshttps://www.barleylands.co.uk/the-village/farmers-market/

27th January 2018

Enjoy picking up delicious food and handmade treats for the weekend from our farmers weekend.

This is a great opportunity for you to buy local handmade produce from farmers and small businesses. Held every last Saturday of the month throughout the year.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Mercury theatre Colchester https://www.mercurytheatre.co.uk/event/snow-white/

25th November 2017 – 14th January 2018

Fancy a trip to the theatre to watch a classic fairy-tale that is a firm favourite in this house. Check the website for the tickets available which include back stage tickets.

Cinderella Pantomime Theydon Bois Village Hall – http://www.theydon.org.uk/Pages/news.htm#cinderella

11th -13th January 2018

Who said pantomimes are just for Christmas.

Netmums meetup – Creams Café Gants Hill

27th January 2018 12-2pm

A chance to meet with other parents in the local area, to discuss upcoming events/groups in the area as well as a chance to make new friends.

This is a group I run so if you would like more information please get in touch or just pop in and say Hi!

Peter Pan – Kenneth Moore Theatre http://kmtheatre.co.uk/

9th December 2017 – 13th Janaury 2018

The swashbuckling Pantomime adventure of Peter Pan.

Aladdin – Dragon Theatre Company IG2


19th Jan 7.30pm, 20th Jan 2.30pm & 7.30pm

26th Jan 7.30pm, 27th Jan 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Join our fearless hero on his battle to outwit dastardly duo Skee Ming & Wong Way.

So there you have it I hope this helps rid those blues.


Mummy Em x






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