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Pirate Week (Monday 22nd - Sunday 28th October 2018)

At The Salvation Army Rare Breeds Centre, join shipmates and scallywags on a pirate treasure trail around the Rare Breeds Centre and collect stamps to claim precious chocolate coins. There'll be pirate themed activities throughout the week and free entry for anyone dressed as a pirate.

Call 01702 426260 for more details!

Thursday 25th October

Southend Theatre's Panto Themed Activities (10.30am - 3pm)

Join Southend Theatre's Panto team at the Rare Breeds Centre! They'll be setting up shop in the entrance kiosk with craft activities including colouring, glitter tattoos and genie lamp decorating in the build up to Panto season and the hugely anticipated Aladdin. Perfect for keeping little ones entertained, this event is completely free so why not make a day of it and visit the Rare Breeds Centre and Hadleigh Tea Rooms too!

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October Half Term (Monday 22nd - Sunday 28th October)

October Half Term is fast approaching and we have plenty of activities and events to get involved with across the Hadleigh Farm Estate! We'll be running free and paid events throughout the week. Join us on Tuesday at Hadleigh Farm and Thursday at the Hub for FREE wood crafts, food tasting, planting and animal handling. 

Wednesday 24th October


Come along to our Cook your own quiche from scratch cookery class and join staff and trainees as we whip up some tasty treats to take home for just £10 per ticket. Find all the details via Eventbrite;

Wednesday 24th October

Cook Your Own Quiche From Scratch (2pm - 3pm)

Due to popular demand we have added an additional afternoon session for the Cook Your Own Quiche From Scratch cookery class! Join staff and trainees from 2pm-3pm as we whip up tasty treats to take home. For just £10 per ticket, we'll provide all equipment and ingredients. Register onto the event and find all the details you'll need to know on our Eventbrite page;


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Christmas Fayre (Saturday 1st December)

Are you a craftsman or trader? Our annual Christmas Fayre is fast approaching and this year we are appealing to local creatives to exhibit. We are looking for unusual crafts, artisan bakes, unique Christmas gifts and everything in between. If you make it we want to showcase it! Get in touch by calling us on 01702 426260 or email for more information. We can't wait to hear from you!