Social Activities


Details of our occasional social activities, meals, parties, concerts and outings are listed below.
We also have a regular coffee hour and time to chat after the Sunday service each week.

Congregational Lunch
Sunday 23rd July 2017, 12.30pm

There will be a simple congregational Lunch after the anniversary service on 23rd July to mark the 40th anniversary of our church building. All are welcome and this is an ideal opportunity to bring a friend. Please bring along some food or drink to share. This will be followed by our regular tea dance at 2pm so why not stay all day?

Sunday Afternoon Tea Dances
Sundays 23rd July, 22nd October 2017, 2-5pm

Join us for a tea dance with social dancing and actual tea and cake! Come and enjoy a gentle afternoon learning some basic social dancing steps with Rachel who can teach even the most left-footed people (there will be a beginners dance lesson at 2.15pm – in July we’ll be learning Slow Waltz). This is an inclusive event for anyone including LGBTQI+ people and we ask that everyone is respectful to each other. The partnering at this tea dance is gender-neutral, meaning anyone can lead and anyone can follow, and we are completely body positive. The venue is wheelchair-accessible and has gender-neutral toilets. We ask you not to wear high heels as we need to protect the floor! You are invited to bring your own home-made cakes (clearly labelled), to raise money for our nominated charity, Diversity Role Models. At previous tea-dances we have had a good selection of teatime treats including some vegan options.

Tickets: £10 on the door (free entry to members of Essex Church).

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Read more about our tea dances (and see more photos) on our tea dance page.