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PAWS July – Jitterbugs Report

Esther & David organise JitterbugsPAWS July – Jitterbugs Report

On our July social night, the quiet summer evening was rocked into life by the great Swing music played by Esther and the Jitterbugs.  The scene was set with the hall decked with fairy lights, large American and British Flags and posters of rock and roll legends, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Bill Haley & The Comets and many more.  Centre stage was an amazing Wurlitzer,  designed and made for us by John Fell who lives in the village, it really was incredible. Continue reading


PAWS June – Great Gardens

Andrew BabiczPAWS June – Great Gardens

After a long and lovely day soaking up the sunshine in our gardens we spent the evening on a journey around Great Gardens of Great Britain with Andrew Babicz.  With the help of superb photos, we explored some of the great and beautiful gardens of Britain.

Great Gardens are?

What makes a garden great?  Continue reading


FREE youth activities for teens


Colchester Council Community Zone Wardens are organizing a range of activities for teens in East Mersea which are readily accessible for local youngsters:

Outdoor Activities

Hosted at East Mersea Outdoor Centre, the Zone Wardens are offering a FREE adventure course with archery (weather permitting) or caving with 10 spaces available per session,  Sessions are on saturday 26th October OR Saturday 23rd November between 9:30am – 12:45pm (meeting at reception 9:15).  Note a parental consent form will be required for this activity.

Spaces must be booked in advance – if your are interested please contact any one of the Community Zone Wardens listed below.

Dance Classes

Hosted at Mersea Primary School every Monday these afford the opportunity to dance to the latest chart music with qualified Dance Instructor, Abbie.  LImited to 30 spaces, the sessions run between 6:00pm – 7:00pm.

For more information, or to book your place, please contact Steve or Tim listed below.

Community Zone Wardens