Our first This Girl Can Essex Festival Weekend will be taking place on the 3rd and 4th February 2018. We are hosting various festival events across the county, all with their own timetables and activities scheduled so please see individual event details for further information.

All our festival events are aimed at encouraging ladies of all abilities to come and have fun being active. With a range of activities taking place throughout the weekend we want to highlight the variety of opportunities and activities that take place in the local area and encourage women and girls to maybe try something new. All of the activities will be delivered by experienced and friendly tutors from local community groups.

All events are FREE to attend but we do need you to register for your chosen event. There are 4 events across the county.  Please choose the event you would like to attend and complete the relevant registration form. You can attend more than one event however you will need to register for both. Attendees must be 14 years old or over.

Harlow – Saturday 3rd February 2018

  • Time: 9:30am-10am registration
  • Activities start: 10am – Finish at 2pm
  • Venue: Stewards Academy, Parnall Rd, Harlow CM18 7NQ
  • Refreshments available throughout the day
  • Taster session on offer include: Jazz, Dancefit, Hula Hooping, Hiit, Proud, Aqua aerobics (please bring swim wear and towel), Trampolining, Boccia, Pilates, Yoga, stretch and balance plus health and wellbeing workshops on  coping with stress and women’s health.
  • Participants are encouraged to partake in as many taster activities sessions as they like. Sessions will be on first come first serve policy and can’t be booked in advance so we recommend that you arrive at beginning of day to sign up for chosen activities to avoid disappointment. During event participants will also get opportunity to have free health check and take a look at market stall information.
  • Register here

Southend – Saturday 3rd February 2018

  • Time: 11am-1pm
  • Venue: Hamstel Junior School, Hamstel Rd, Southend-on-Sea SS2 4PQ
  • Taster sessions on offer include: Clubbercise, Zumba, HIIT, Boxercise, Hula, Circuits, Yoga & Stretch
  • Taster sessions will take place back to back. Participants are encouraged to attend whole event, take part in chosen taster session and take time out to have a look at market stall information, get free health check or get a drink.
  • Register here

Chelmsford – Sunday 4th February 2018

  • Time: 12-3:30pm
  • Venue: Riverside Leisure Centre, Victoria Rd, Chelmsford CM1 1FG
  • Taster session on offer include: Pilates, Konga, Clubbercise, Shbam Mix, Burlesque dancing, Fun and Fearless, Bounce, Shimmy n Groove, Roller Derby and Pre and post Natal activities
  • There will be a Boobette for the CoppaFeel campaign giving a talk and advice on breast cancer.
  • Participants are encouraged to partake in as many taster activities sessions as they like. Sessions will be on first come first serve policy and can’t be booked in advance so we recommend that you arrive at beginning of day to sign up for chosen activities to avoid disappointment. Participants can also get a drink from the café or watch other activities in-between sessions.
  • Parking is very limited follow the link to alternative car parks. Click here
  • Register here

Colchester – Sunday 4th February 2018

  • Time: 11am-1pm
  • Venue: First Site Colchester, Lewis Gardens, High St, Colchester CO1 1JH
  • Taster sessions on offer include: Zumba, Fitsteps, Street Dance, Hula Hooping, Burlesque, Jazzercise
  • Taster sessions will take place back to back. Participants are encouraged to attend whole event, take part in chosen taster session and take time out to have a look at market stall information, get free health check or get a drink.
  • Register here

 

For any other information or queries please contact Juliette Raison by email at Juliette.Raison@ActiveEssex.org.