Essex Group Activities & Weekends

Essex Group Activities & Weekends

Dance Party Ideas

  • 30+ Dance party themes
  • Props used in some classes
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • £26.00

Nude Male Life Drawing

  • Nude Male Model
  • Plus includes a tutor
  • City centre private venue
  • All drawing materials included
  • £29.50

90’s Dance

  • Learn a fun 90’s dance theme
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • £26.00

2 Course Meal

  • Choose your own restaurant
  • 2 Courses
  • Modern restaurants
  • City centre locations

Belly Dance

  • Get your hips ready!
  • Dress to impress
  • City centre venues
  • Guided by dance instructor
  • £26.00

Bollywood Dance

  • Learn a story through dance
  • City centre private venues
  • Guided by an instructor
  • Spectators free of charge
  • £26.00

Burlesque Dance

  • Learn a fun burlesque routine
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Fun props like fans or boa's
  • £26.00

Bar & Beyond Nightclub Entry

  • Entry into chic Bay & Beyond
  • Queue jumper, skip waiting
  • The ultimate late bar venue
  • Modern & eccentric nightclub
  • £5.00

Charleston Dance

  • 1920’s dance theme
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • £26.00

Cheerleading Dance

  • High energy cheerleading routine
  • Pom-poms included
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • £26.00

Cocktail Masterclass & Meal

  • Mix and shake cocktails
  • Fun & Games
  • Enjoy a 2 Course Meal
  • City centre venues
  • £39.50

Electric Shock Football

  • Latest crazy football game
  • Electric shock each other
  • Hilarious fun
  • Venue hire included
  • £29.95

ABBA Dance

  • Classic ABBA songs
  • Learn a dance routine to ABBA
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • £26.00

Escape Rooms

  • Interactive escape rooms
  • Challenges, puzzles, clues
  • Themed rooms
  • Will you escape in time!
  • £28.00

Chicago Dance

  • Jazz hands at the ready ladies!
  • Dress to impress
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • £26.00

Dirty Dancing Dance

  • Fun dirty dancing routine
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • £26.00

Beyoncé Single Ladies

  • Fun dance class to single ladies
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • £26.00

Can Can Dance

  • Energetic, high kicking dance routine
  • Can Can skirts included
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • £26.00

Dance Class & Cocktail Making

  • Save Money!
  • City Centre Venues
  • Dance Class Party (any theme)
  • Cocktail Making Party
  • £54.00

80's Dance

  • Learn a fun 80’s dance routine
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • £26.00

Gangnam Style Dance

  • Learn the dance routine
  • Includes a dance instructor
  • City centre venues
  • Spectators are free
  • £26.00

Go Karting

  • Fast, furious racing
  • Latest go karts
  • Morning & afternoon sessions
  • Trophy & bubbly presentation
  • £45.00

GLEE Dance

  • Inspired by hit TV show GLEE
  • Songs include Don’t Stop Believing
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • £26.00

Grease Dance

  • Taking you back to Rydell High
  • Grease themed dance routine
  • City centre private venues
  • Pink Lady Jackets included
  • £26.00

Cocktail Making

  • Fun cocktail making classes
  • Welcome drink
  • Mix and shake cocktails
  • Includes food platters
  • Was £28.00
  • Now £27.50
£0.50 off
till 29/11/2019

Hip Hop Dance

  • Learn a totally Hip Hop theme
  • City centre private venues
  • Expert instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • £26.00

It's a Knockout

  • Original BBC’s costumes
  • A mixture of ridiculous games
  • Prize for the winning team
  • Super fun activity
  • £49.00

Finger Food & Fizz

  • Glass of prosecco
  • Hot & cold finger food
  • Reserved seating for 90mins
  • Perfect for lunch or afternoon
  • £13.50

Smartphone Pub Treasure Hunt

  • Fully organised pub quiz hunt
  • Self run – start any time
  • Great value, latest technology
  • Team challenges, great questions
  • £13.00

Kylie Dance

  • Learn a Kylie dance routine
  • City centre venues
  • Includes a dance instructor
  • Spectators come free
  • £26.00

Life Drawing & Dance Class

  • Save Money!
  • City Centre Venues
  • Life Drawing Party
  • Dance Class Party (any theme)
  • Was £55.95
  • Now £54.00
£1.95 off
till 29/11/2019

Local Bar Guide

  • List of local bars
  • Save time researching
  • Party bars & chic cocktail bars
  • You choose where to go

Madonna Vogue Dance

  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Learn the famous routine
  • City centre private venues
  • Spectators are free
  • £26.00

Mobile 1920's Flapper Headband Making

  • We come to you!
  • Create your own 1920’s flapper headbands
  • Laces, ribbons, pearl trims, feathers
  • Cottages, Apartments, Offices
  • £39.95

Mobile Bunting Making

  • We come to you!
  • Bespoke bunting to suit your theme
  • All materials and equipment included
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • £39.95

Mobile Cocktail Ring Making

  • Create your own cocktail ring
  • Swarovoski crystals, pearls, glass beads
  • Includes a presentation box
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • £39.95

Mobile Dance Party

  • We come to you!
  • 15+ Dance party themes
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Cottages, Apartments, Home
  • £28.00

Jive Dance

  • Learn a Jive dance theme
  • Taught by a dance instructor
  • City centre private venues
  • Spectators come free
  • £26.00

Mobile Garter Making

  • We come to you!
  • Create your own garter
  • Fabric flowers, bows, beads
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • £39.95

Hire a Cocktail Bartender

  • Professional bartender hire
  • All equipment is included
  • Cocktail shopping list
  • Cottages, Apartments, Hotels
  • £220.00

Mobile Garter Making & Cocktail Making

  • Two Fantastic Activities
  • Mobile Garter Making
  • Mobile Cocktail Making
  • Apartments, Cottages, Homes

Mobile Gin Tasting

  • Private Gin Tasting at your own venue
  • Former distillery manager as host
  • Authentic and fun tasting session
  • All glassware, ice, garnishes, tonics and gins provided
  • £35.00

Mobile Hair & Makeup

  • We bring the stylists to you
  • 2 x 15 min treatments
  • Choose from hair and makeup styles
  • Cottages, Apartments, Hotels
  • £33.00

Mobile Afternoon Tea

  • Mobile Afternoon Tea
  • Professional private chef
  • All food made from scratch
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • £31.00

Kids Pamper Party

  • Professional treatments
  • 30 mins worth of treatments
  • Two pamper package options
  • Unique kids experience
  • £22.00

Mobile Jewellery Making

  • Create your own jewellery
  • Bracelets, necklaces, earrings
  • Swarovoski crystals, pearls, glass beads
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • £39.95

Mobile Nipple Tassels

  • We come to you!
  • Create your own nipple tassels
  • Sequins, Swarovski crystals, silk
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • £39.95

LMFAO Dance

  • Learn the LMFAO routine
  • City centre venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators come free
  • £26.00

Modern British Meal

  • Choice of dishes from set menu
  • Modern bar restaurants
  • Choose either 2 or 3 courses
  • City centre locations

Mobile Cocktail Making

  • Make cocktails at your own venue
  • Mix and shake cocktails
  • Fun & Games
  • Cottages, Apartments, Hotels
  • £33.95

Mobile Whiskey Tasting

  • Private Whisky Tasting at your own venue
  • Former distillery manager as host
  • Authentic, fun and informative
  • All glassware and whisky provided
  • £35.00

Naked Chef - Afternoon Tea

  • Mobile Afternoon Tea
  • Professional chef
  • Hunky naked butler
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • £35.00

Naked Chef - Indulgent Meal

  • 2 course Indulgent meal
  • Professional chef
  • Hunky naked butler
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • £48.00

Naked Chef - Italian Meal

  • 2 course Italian meal
  • Professional chef
  • Hunky naked butler
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • £38.75

Mobile Fascinator Making

  • We come to you!
  • Create your own fascinator
  • All materials included
  • Cottages, Apartments, Offices
  • £39.95

Naked Chef - Premium Meal

  • 2 course Premium meal
  • Professional chef
  • Hunky naked butler
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • £55.00

Naked Chef - Asian Meal

  • 2 course Asian meal
  • Professional chef
  • Hunky naked butler
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • £38.75

Nerf War

  • Nerf guns games
  • Inflatable barricades
  • Unlimited Ammo
  • Variety of games
  • £25.00

Paintballing

  • Competitive Action
  • Fantastic courses
  • Masks, overalls and guns
  • Half day or full day

Nude Female Life Drawing

  • Nude Female Model
  • Plus includes a tutor
  • City centre private venue
  • All drawing materials included
  • £29.50

Perfume Making

  • Welcome glass of bubbly
  • Create your own fragrance
  • Choose from 18 blends
  • Free gift for the Birthday Guest
  • £45.00

Personal Chef Service

  • Gourmet dining experience
  • Professional Chef
  • Fresh ingredients used
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes

Nightclub Entry

  • Nightclub Entry
  • Queue jumper, so no waiting
  • Nothing else to pay on the door
  • Less Hassle on the night
  • £5.00

Mobile Knicker Making

  • Held at your home or venue
  • Customise knickers to your design
  • All materials and equipment included
  • Great fun, cheeky activity
  • £39.95

Italian Meal - Pizza Express

  • Pizza specialists
  • 2 courses Italian meal
  • Includes a choice of drink
  • Great party atmosphere
  • £21.00

Naked Butlers

  • Hot butler wearing just an apron
  • Available day & evening
  • Hire more than one
  • Play games, serve drinks
  • £170.00

Pizza Making

  • Welcome glass of prosecco
  • Learn to toss dough
  • Fun, games & competitions
  • Make your own individual pizza
  • £27.00

Mobile Flower Crown Making

  • We come to you!
  • Create beautiful flower crowns
  • All materials and equipment included
  • Cottages, Apartments, Offices
  • £39.95

Quad Biking

  • Drive powerful quads
  • Professional instructors
  • Off road experience
  • One of the best driving days

Slug & Lettuce - 2 Course Meal

  • 2 course meal
  • Tasty set menu
  • Great cocktails
  • City centre location
  • £16.00

Rock n Roll Dance

  • Learn a rock n roll dance theme
  • Guided by a dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • City centre venues
  • £26.00

Slug & Lettuce - Signature Meal

  • Reserved seating
  • Glass of prosecco
  • Signature 2 course meal
  • Great cocktails
  • £23.50

Spice Girls Dance

  • Learn a Spice Girls routine
  • Held in city centre venues
  • Experience dance instructor
  • Spectators come free
  • £26.00

Strictly Dance

  • Learn to become a Strictly Champion
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • £26.00

Thriller Dance

  • Michael Jackson Thriller routine
  • Fancy dress welcome
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • £26.00

Italian Meal - Zizzi

  • Choice of Italian dishes
  • 2 course meal
  • Modern Italian restaurant
  • Very popular venue
  • £19.00

Zorb Bubble Games

  • Classic games like bulldog, relay races
  • Event co-ordinator
  • Zorb Bubbles
  • Fun forfeits to play
  • £29.95

Zorb Football

  • Inflatable bubbles
  • Footballs, bibs and goals
  • Pitch hire included
  • Event Co-ordinator / Referee
  • £28.00

Old School Sports Day

  • Classic old school sports day
  • Many mini games
  • Event coordinator
  • Prize for the winning team
  • £29.95

Bubble Football

  • Bubble Football carnage
  • inflatable bubble balls
  • Pitch hire, bibs & ref
  • Many mini games
  • £26.00

Disco Dodgeball

  • Learn and play dodgeball
  • In game disco music
  • Bibs and headbands
  • Play many mini games
  • £29.95

Dodgeball

  • Play many games
  • Dodge, duck & dive
  • Venue hire & referee
  • Team bibs included
  • £29.95

Battle Archery Tag

  • Action packed day
  • Battle against each other
  • Bunkers and barriers
  • Latest Craze!
  • £33.00

Slug & Lettuce - 3 Course Meal

  • 3 course meal
  • Tasty food choices
  • Cocktails menu
  • City centre restaurant
  • £19.00

Street Dance

  • Learn a street dance theme
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators come free
  • £26.00

2 Course Meal - Byron

  • Delicious two course meal
  • Includes various drinks
  • Well known restaurant
  • High quality food
  • £21.00

Gin Masterclass

  • Drink on arrival
  • Make gin drinks
  • Fun & games
  • City centre venue
  • £25.00

Gin Masterclass & 2 Course Meal

  • Drink upon arrival at bar
  • Shake up gin cocktails
  • Tasty 2 course meal
  • Includes fun & games
  • £39.50

Gin Masterclass & Tapas

  • Welcomed with a drink
  • Shake up gin cocktails
  • Indulge in tapas
  • City centre venue
  • £28.50

Dance Class & Cocktail Making

  • Save Money!
  • City Centre Venues
  • Dance Class Party (any theme)
  • Cocktail Making Party
  • £54.00

Life Drawing & Dance Class

  • Save Money!
  • City Centre Venues
  • Life Drawing Party
  • Dance Class Party (any theme)
  • Was £55.95
  • Now £54.00
£1.95 off
till 29/11/2019

Mobile Garter Making & Cocktail Making

  • Two Fantastic Activities
  • Mobile Garter Making
  • Mobile Cocktail Making
  • Apartments, Cottages, Homes

Group Activities in Essex

Situated on the east coast of South-East England hugging London to the west, Essex is an increasingly popular destination for group weekends away, particularly for birthday weekends or group trips away.

Group Activities in Essex

Taking around half an hour to get to from the City of London by train, the town of Brentwood in Essex should definitely be considered!

Famous for its association with the hit TV show The Only Way is Essex, this underrated county has sky-rocketed in notoriety across the country. The area boasts a number of towns and cities that will definitely have something for everybody to get stuck into. From the busy and bustling Colchester in the east to the town of Brentwood on the edge of London to the west; Who knows… you might even see a TV star or two on your visit!

Whether it’s the glitz and glamour of a big weekend in Chelmsford or Colchester you’re looking for, Essex isn’t short of exciting towns and cities that so many different groups are going to in recent years! And we’re not surprised… the county is well-known for its vibrant nightlife and party atmosphere that draws in visitors from all over the country for different occasions.

So, if you’re after a big group trip to the party capital of the South-East packed full of exciting activities, then Essex is the only way!

Top 10 Group Activities in Essex

1. Cocktail Making

Try something a little bit different and get creative by learning how to make your own cocktails with guidance from a professional bartender.

2. Paintball

Get the adrenaline pumping as you and your group battle through intense and exciting game zones.

3. Dance Party Ideas

Get your groove on with a selection of dance party ideas, taught by a professional instructor.

4. Go Karting

Get competitive as you race each other around a high-speed track in some electri­fy­ingly fast go-karts.

5. It’s a Knockout

Based on the massively popular 70s/80s TV series with original costumes from the show!

6. Old School Sports Day

Get stuck into some ridiculously funny games that everybody will remember from their school days!

7. Escape Rooms

Put your problem-solving skills to the test as you and you group race against the clock to complete puzzles and find clues in order to escape the room!

8. Bubble Football

Have a fantastic hour or running and bumping into each other with this extremely weird & wonderful take on a kickabout.

9. Pizza Making

Get shown how to toss dough, pick ingredients and ultimately craft a perfect pizza which will be served to you once it’s cooked!

10. Afternoon Tea

Make it a classy afternoon with a variety of teas, cakes and sandwiches to choose from at a sophis­ticated and stylish venue!

Birthday Activity Ideas for Adults

Birthday Activity Ideas for Adults

When it comes to planning and organising an event your next birthday, it can be difficult regardless of age.

Maybe the big 18th birthday is coming up and you’re looking to enter adulthood by going all-out by hitting Bar & Beyond in Chelmsford or ATIK in Colchester… Or perhaps it’s a milestone 50th birthday and you want to just make it an extra special day with your close friends/­family by having a sophis­ticated afternoon tea and a 2 or 3 course meal at a big-brand restaurant.

Whatever age you’re turning, people are more often now looking to celebrate their birthdays with unique and out-of-the-box activities, and we’ve got you covered to achieve just that!

Ladies Night Out

Ladies Night Out

With so many glamourous hotspots to choose from for a fabulous girls night out, why should you need a reason to celebrate with your pals?

If you’re looking to see what Brentwood has to offer, then look no further than the critically-acclaimed Sugar Hut right in the middle of the town on Brentwood High Street that’s boomed in popularity across the globe because of TOWIE. Why not treat you and the girls to a VIP booth and a bottle to make it just that extra bit special as well?

Before you kick off the big night no matter where you’re going, there’s nothing better than celebrating in style with a cocktail masterclass and meal to start the evening off with a bang. Learn how to make some iconic cocktails with guidance from a professional mixologist and enjoy a delicious 2-course meal afterwards to make sure you’re all recharged and ready to hit the town!

Fun Work Social Event ideas

Fun Work Social Event Ideas

Trade in that boring after-work pint at the local pub with something a bit more energetic and motivating to get the team to come together and have a brilliant time.

Are you planning on celebrating a very important employee’s retirement? Or trying to find a brilliant way to break the ice with new colleagues? Whatever the motive may be, there’s a host of fantastic activities that might spark a bit of interest and give you some ideas on what to do for your next social event.

One thing is for sure… you can’t go wrong with the classics! Take your team out on an action-packed afternoon of paintballing and let your team get competitive and have a great laugh. Or maybe try quad biking with some adrenaline-fuelled off-road action that’ll bring everybody out of their comfort zones.

Reasons to Visit

Reasons to Visit

The Nightlife – From the infamous Sugar Hut in Brentwood to ATIK in Colchester, there’s an abundance of brilliant nightclubs and late-night venues across the county that you’ll love.

The Location – Just on the edge of London and well connected to the M25 and M11, it’s easy to get to and around Essex by road. The county also boasts some of the best beaches in the country too!

Over 80 Activities to Choose From – With so many activities in Essex on offer, from dance parties to bubble football, you’ll be spoilt for choice when planning your big visit!

VIP Edge - Taking inspiration from TOWIE, Essex has an air of expense about it wherever you go.

Free Things to Do in Essex

Free Things to Do in Essex

Although the county seems like an expensive place to visit, you may be surprise to know some things come free!

Visit Castle Park in Colchester and enjoy some of the best open spaces the county has to offer and marvel at the well-preserved Colchester Castle.

Take a Trip to Southend-on-Sea to this wonderful seaside town that boasts the longest pier in the world, stretching over 1.3 miles!

Play the TOWIE game in which you visit all the different spots the famous crew know and love and see what you make of them!

Getting Around Essex

Getting Around Essex

Although being a large county, Essex is well-connected when it comes to travelling between towns and cities, with some western parts of the county are covered by London’s efficient TFL network and regular trains running between towns and cities in the rest of the county. Regular bus services also run in major towns and cities like Brentwood, Colchester and Chelmsford, as well as taxi services.