Some fun ideas for this October half-term. Enjoy the Essex outdoors, carve pumpkins, or have Halloween fun!
Essex has quite a vibrant folk scene. There are many small folk clubs tucked away in Essex, most are run in pubs on a weekly or monthly basis. Essex is also host to one of the country’s best free folk festivals, the annual Old Leigh Folk Festival that takes place each summer.
These details were correct at the time of publication but you should always double check with the venues before leaving home. The have split the venues / events out by day of the week. There are no folk events on Fridays or Saturdays that we are aware of.
Chelmsford is the County Town of Essex, home of Essex County Cricket Club, and now a proud city! Channel 4’s “Location, Location, Location” rated Chelmsford as the 8th best place to live in the UK. The Guardian described it as having “bloomin’ good schools”. According to The Telegraph, Families living in Chelmsford are happiest.