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Wild Woods Day

Wild Woods Day coverWild Woods Day
Sponsored by Fusion Lifestyle
Saturday 30 May 2015
11am – 4pm
Hockley Woods

Plans are in full swing for our 12th annual Wild Woods Day on Saturday 30 May at Hockley Woods.

This year’s event is set to be the biggest yet with a host of new activities, experiences and entertainment in the planning. Visitors will have the chance to explore different zones including a Create & Play Zone, Green Zone, Active Zone and Wild Zone.

The activities on offer this year include:

  • Archery
  • Paintballing
  • Axe throwing
  • Climbing wallAxe throwing
  • Rope bridge building
  • Bushcraft
  • Wild foods & foraging
  • Rare owls
  • ‘Make and Take’ arts & crafts
  • Smoothie bike
  • Face painting
  • Fencing
  • Judo
  • Under 5’s play area
  • And much more!

Entry is free to this family-friendly event which has a focus on ‘green’ themes including recycling, sustainability and protecting the local environment. An expanded pop-up market place will showcase local produce and upcycled and recycled products.

A dedicated food and picnic area will offer a hog roast, gourmet burgers and flatbreads, fresh Italian coffee and lots more.

Radio Essex logoPlus for the first time ever at this event, we have an entertainment stage with Radio Essex, hosted by Paul Lovett. Live music and performances by local groups and artists, as well as games and competitions, will be sure to entertain the crowds throughout the day. Finally, a special guest, Titan the Robot has travelled very far to join us at Wild Woods Day to make an appearance.


Selected activities require a £2 ‘Wild Stamp’ which you can purchase on the day. Only one stamp is required per person and this is valid for a range of activities that can be accessed more than once throughout the event. Terms and Conditions apply. All activities subject to change.

Follow updates on Twitter and join in the conversation using the hashtag #wildwoodsday

Planning your journey to Wild Woods Day

Please note there is no on-site parking at Hockley Woods on the day of the event. Free parking and a free shuttle bus service will run from Hockley Community Centre, Westminster Drive, SS5 4XD.

Alternatively, visitors can travel by train to Hockley (Southend Victoria Line) or take the No.7 Bus.

Train and Bus information: 0871 200 22 33.

Fusion logoWild Woods Day is organised by Rochford District Council Leisure Team and is sponsored by Fusion Lifestyle. The event has also received Community Games funding from Active Essex.

For more information about Wild Woods Day, please contact the Leisure Team on 01702 318191 or contact us using this form

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