Digital Learners

Digital Learners

A new pilot scheme designed to help older or disabled people learn how to use their smart phones, tablets or laptop computers, is taking place at Budworth Hall during November and December.  Digital Learners, run by Voluntary Action Epping Forest, is holding FREE...

Spooky Goings On

Spooky Goings On

It's feeling spooktacularly frightening at The Budworth Hall today for Hallowe'en.  Michelle's fitness class in the Concert Hall looks like a horror movie film set. And Claire and Nerissa in the cafe are looking somewhat changed (temporarily, we hope). As well as...

New:  Yoga Classes Starting Soon

New: Yoga Classes Starting Soon

New term time Yoga Classes will be starting at Budworth Hall from Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 of November. Wendy Cohen-Wood will be running yoga classes especially for mums and babies on Wednesday mornings with Mums and Bubs from 10 - 10.45am and Mums and Older Bubs (9...

Recital & Tea With Ongar Music Club

Recital & Tea With Ongar Music Club

Join Ongar Music Club for a Soundbites lunchtime concert and Afternoon Tea in the Ballroom at The Budworth Hall on Tuesday 24th September.Pianist and former finalist in the Essex Young Musician of the Year Competition,  Alisdair Hogarth, will be performing a short...

Fabric Sales Days Return

Fabric Sales Days Return

Dressmakers, crafters and home sewing enthusiasts, we have some wonderful news for you.  Those popular fabric sale days are returning to the Budworth Hall in Ongar High Street on Sunday 22 September 10am - 3pm. "We’re delighted to be welcoming back Geoff Rosenberg of...

60s Night

60s Night

We hope you can join us at the Budworth Hall for a night of 60s music and fun on Saturday 16th November. Chelmsford based musician and singer Pete George will be entertaining us from 8pm with familiar tunes from the decade of peace, love and mini skirts. Classic songs...

Blooming Marvellous Tubs

Blooming Marvellous Tubs

We love the two Ongar in Bloom flower tubs outside the entrance to the Budworth Hall.  They look magnificent at the moment.   We believe this is due, in part, to the dedication with which they are routinely watered by one of the members of the Budworth Hall team...

Irresistible Scones

Irresistible Scones

As it’s National Afternoon Tea Week from 12 - 18 August we feel we must mention the delicious, freshly baked scones at Nerissa & Claire’s Coffee Bar & Restaurant. The independently run café at the Budworth Hall is open Tuesday - Sunday. These giant scones...

Soft Play Adventures for Under 5s

Soft Play Adventures for Under 5s

Adventure Tots Soft Play Hire is hosting Stay & Play sessions for babies to five year olds (and their parents) every Monday morning from 9 September, 10am to noon, at the Budworth Hall. Mother and daughter team Cathie Cox and Natalie Clark from Buckhurst Hill say...