Quirky Activities In Essex

Sometimes we just don't fancy heading to the local boozer with our pals and ordering from the same ol' takeaway, we want to shake things up a little. Whether you're craving a boogie 'til the early hours or fancy getting competitive and testing our skills with a bit of go karting. We have put together a list of the most fun things to do in Essex for adults.

Last updated on 19th May 2022


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Looking for fun things to do in Essex for couples? Well, Acanteen Events in Chelmsford has you covered. From boozy brunches to comedy shows, this is a perfect place to let loose and have a little fun together.

Coco Southend

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Searching for things to do in Essex this weekend? No need. Let the good times roll at CoCo in Southend, and expect a range of fabulous live entertainment from the likes of Dirty Dancing and James Bond. If you're feeling thirsty, they also have a crackin' drinks menu. 

Did somebody say indoor go karting? Teamsport did. Grab your friends and head to Basildon for a spin around their awesome track which is spread across two floors. If you thought it couldn't get any better, they also have a pretty cool bar for post-race celebrations.

Get moving and grooving with Three Wise Monkeys in Colchester. Whether it's mid-week or weekend, this spot knows how to bring the party and is renowned as the home of live music, club nights, comedy and much more.

Looking for quirky things to do in Essex today? Head to Lakeside's Electric Gamebox for an immersive gaming experience like no other. Lose yourself in the moment with their cool range of high-tech touch screens, projection mapping, motion sensors, and surround sound.

Garage Brunch

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Is there anything more exciting than a party at a top secret Brentwood location? We thought not. Garage Brunch is putting the fun in funky and is hosting only the best events with bottomless bubbles, finger-licking nibbles and non-stop dance offs.