Interview With Essex Actress Gina Jones On The Sun Also Rises

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Essex actress Gina Jones talks to Mark Kebble about her first leading film role, how she dealt with the tough subject matter, and moving on from the bullies Gina Jones is recounting a story of an awkward meal she had during the filming of her new movie, The Sun Also Rises. “I had gone out […]

The Artist Who Wowed Tom Hanks Goes On Show In Essex

James Cook And Framed Artwork Of Queen

Wonky Wheel Gallery and The Moot Hall will host a summer exhibition of work by Essex-based typewriter artist James Cook Back in the summer, James Cook hit the headlines when a piece of his work created on a typewriter, a portrait of Tom Hanks, received a signed response from the Hollywood star. Up until May […]

11 Ways To Keep Children Entertained This Summer In Essex

Audley End Miniature Railway

At a loss what to do with the family this summer? Here, Visit Essex offer up ideas for fun days to enjoy in the county With historic Norman castles, exhilarating activities and relaxing beaches, Essex is the ideal destination for a family daytrip. Visit Essex, the county’s tourism body, gives us the lowdown on the […]

Why The Glass House Retreat In Bulphan Is The Perfect Escape

The Glass House Retreat

Wellness retreats are all the rage, so we visit the Glass House Retreat in Bulphan, which is the first of its kind It’s been a tough couple of years for everyone. Many have had to go through personal heartbreak, all of us have had to live through lockdowns, and with life slowly returning to normal, […]

Maldon’s Jo Davison On The Womanpreneur Success Club

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Mum of four and Maldon local Jo Davison reflects on her life in business and why she launched the Womenpreneur Success Club What is your background in business? I set up my first business in 2001 with my husband. It was a health care practice. As the business grew, we added staff; it was a […]

Behind The Scenes At Clarendon Fine Art Chelmsford

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How Clarendon Fine Art brings contemporary and modern art into the homes of the people of Chelmsford When Clarendon Fine Art opened in Chelmsford in 2021, it brought with it a whole new way of engaging with modern and contemporary art. Anyone who has walked through the doors of this light and spacious destination gallery […]

Joining The Chef’s Table At Channels Estate Chelmsford

Chef's Table Upclose With Plates

Mark Kebble heads to Chelmsford to find out how Channels Estate are taking us on an Essex foodie trip like no other Food and memories are indelibly linked. I had a very unadventurous childhood when it came to food, but I smile when I think back to my obsession with corned beef sandwiches and brown […]

What To See And Do In Chelmsford

Summer At Rhs Garden Hyde Hall

Chelmsford – from staging post to Diamond Jubilee city. Visit Essex and Chelmsford For You gives us a guided tour Two thousand years ago Chelmsford was simply a staging post into East Anglia, but over the centuries it’s become so much more than that. From historic county town of Essex to city status for the […]

Discover Sculpture In The Walled Garden At Markshall Estate

Walled Garden Ian Chandler

Ian Chandler, Arboretum Manager at Markshall Estate in Colchester, on its colourful history and why it’s wonderful to welcome back sculpture into the Walled Garden Could you give us a potted history of Markshall Estate? A dwelling had existed at Markshall for centuries and also appears in the Doomsday Book.  Left ‘to the Nation’ in […]

Stacey Jackson On The 80s, Snopp Dogg And Filming In Essex

Stacey Jackson

Her dance tracks play in clubs across the globe but for her latest project, singer-songwriter Stacey Jackson has been chasing the dream in Hornchurch, she tells Rebecca Pitcairn Singer-songwriter, actress and TV presenter, Stacey Jackson, may well hail from Montreal, but having spent over two decades in the UK, she couldn’t be any more patriotic […]

How To Follow The Essex Serpent’s Trail

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Visit and stay at the stunning Essex coastline showcased on the Apple TV hit, The Essex Serpent The Essex Serpent, based on the bestselling novel of the same name starring Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston, has hit the small screen. Viewers are spellbound by an unexpected extra character: the spectacular Essex coastline. Essex-born author of […]

Head To Carnaby For The Ultimate Food And Drink Experience

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Running from 20 June-3 July, Carnaby’s Street Eat promises to surprise and delight all lovers of good food and entertainment. Head down to Carnaby from Monday 20th June to Sunday 3rd July and discover the ultimate foodie experience; Street Eat. From exclusive food and drink offers, live roaming music, alfresco dining seats and foodie masterclasses, […]