The Essex Crowd


Supporting small scale local projects that create connections and bring people together.

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Who let the dads out
Who let the dads out joined The Essex Crowd2 weeks ago

Will be held once every 6 weeks at a church where dads and male figures in a child's life can bring them for fun and games bacon rolls and coffee. They will be able to play with there children and talk to other men.

2 weeks ago
08 June 2017
Introducing a new £250,000 fund for Essex communities

From temporary water slides to a community allotment, Essex has a new way to support small scale local projects. The Essex Crowd is a new crowdfunding initiative where you can share your community idea and offer neighbours, local businesses and other interested parties the opportunity to pledge their support to make your idea a reality.
Ideas can range from a local festival or event, bringing disused buildings or open spaces back to life, or even Christmas lights for a town or village – so upload your idea today.
Upload your projects to The Essex Crowd on Spacehive now and shared with the wider community to raise awareness, support and backing.
​​​​​​​Find out more about the types of projects The Essex Crowd are looking to support and learn how to run a crowdfunding campaign for your local area over on

Environment Friendly
Environment Friendly joined The Essex Crowd1 month ago

As an organization, we believe that this world could do with more community spirit and we're now going to implement this cause. We believe in increasing the agricultural level, growing vegetation and fruits on the daily basis with care and through the organic way. This will increase community spirit with kids and adults joining in. Not only are we creating an agricultural land, but also rearing animals. This will allow human to get in contact with animals and learn about them as it will increase their knowledge and experience. Also, this will benefit people who are less fortunate, because the vegetation we grow as a community, we will cook them up and deliver it to the homeless shelters and homeless people around the community. There will also be educational lessons for school kids, adults and in essence the community. This organisation is promoting a good healthy environment through the uses of agriculture (farming), animals, support to homeless, education to kids/adults, communit

Essex School of Wrestling
Essex School of Wrestling joined The Essex Crowd1 month ago

Essex School of Wrestling is hoping to be able to work with schools and communities around Essex in order to tackle obesity and bullying in and around our local communities and Essex. The ring will be hosted in the local village hall, with the potential to move the ring to other locations when desired. Classes will cost £15 for a full Sunday session,10am-4pm.

Summer Arts Project
Summer Arts Project joined The Essex Crowd1 month ago

I would love to set up a summer arts project for the young people of my community to inspire them and help them discover their hidden talents, but most of all to become creative in everything they do. I would love to run a six week summer project including things like graffiti art workshops, poetry writing, fashion design, photography etc. I think this project would be great for our community as it would keep the young people out of trouble and free from boredom in the summer holidays. Ideally each day would run for around 6 hours, we would provide drinks and snacks, however lunch would need to be brought with them. They will be able to take all work home with them at the end of the day.

Everyone for Tennis!!
Everyone for Tennis!! joined The Essex Crowd1 month ago

It is hard not to be impressed by the skill and commitment of the Paralympians, Invictus games competitiors and disabled sports people in general, but have you ever thought about the issues faced by disabled sports people and spectators on a daily basis? We want to look carefully at the accessibility of our club so we can work toward making it more accessible for disabled sports people and spectators. Our aim is to ensure our club is accessible to all, to encourage disability sport and disabled spectators. Sometimes just a few changes can make the world of difference. We want to start with our biggest and hardest challenge...the accessible toilet.

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