Teddy Bear Parachute Jump


Teddy Bears Parachute from the top of Holy Trinity Church Tower, Rayleigh

Bring your bear with the sponsorship money they have collected to Rayleigh Church SS6 8BB. We provide the parachute and winch your bear in a giant basket to the tower top. After a final briefing, bears jump!

Paratedics will be on site in the Tedical Centre to offer Furst aid for any bumps or sprains.

Sponsorship/Entry Forms are available from Holy Trinity Church and Rayleigh Parish Centre

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:00

Picnic in the park


Project 49 is an innovative and award winning day service for adults with learning disabilities in Southend. We will be holding a 'Picnic in The Park' at Welling at Garon Park (behind Southend Leisure & Tennis Club) on Thursday 11th July. This event is free and open to all, but especially those with learning disabilities.

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 09:30 to 15:30

Wild Woods Day

Get ready for some family fun at this year’s Wild Woods Day!

This is Rochford District Council’s sixteenth Wild Woods Day, sponsored by Fusion Lifestyle. Come along on Saturday 20 July, between 11am and 4pm, and visit one of the exciting zones.

Free NHS event for nurses to celebrate General Practice Nursing


A free event to celebrate the role of the General Practice Nurse throughout Mid and South Essex is taking place at Stock Brook Country Club Banqueting Suite, Billericay, on Sunday, June 2.  

The event is specifically for practice nurses, however if you are a student nurse keen to join general practice post qualifying, or a health care assistant keen to undertake nurse training or a return to practice candidate, please email for more information.

Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 09:30 to 17:00

Family Theatre - Trinity Fair


In the Windmill Garden at 12:30pm, Garlic Theatre will be performing 3 Little Pig Tails: a brand new version of the classic story of the three little pigs set in Paris. A grumpy old wolf is a chef who wants some pigs' tails for his soup.  Will the little pigs outwit the wolf and what kind of house will they build?  A funny, warm-hearted and interactive rustic tale to make you squeal with laughter, bristling with puppets, live music and lots of joining in. Garlic Theatre entertain the whole family with beautifully crafted puppets, music and a garlicky French twist to the tale.

Virtual Dementia Tour


In support of Dementia Action Week next week, the Virtual Dementia Tour will be in Websters Way Car Park in Rayleigh on Wednesday 22nd May from 9am – 12:30pm. This mobile simulator offers people the opportunity to experience what it’s like to have dementia. It is free of charge and people can drop by anytime during the morning to take part.

A member of the local Dementia Community Support Team will also be available to answer any questions and speak to people about the service they provide for people with and those caring for someone with dementia.


Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 09:00