• Welcome to Girlguiding Essex West

    Girlguiding Essex West is part of Girlguiding Anglia Region. It comprises of ten Guiding Divisions and stretches from the Thames in the south to the Cambridge border in the north. With over 5750 members we offer girls across the County, the opportunity to build confidence, learn new skills, make friends and have fun.

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  • Welcome to Girlguiding Essex West

    Girlguiding Essex West is part of Girlguiding Anglia Region. It comprises of ten Guiding Divisions and stretches from the Thames in the south to the Cambridge border in the north. With over 5750 members we offer girls across the County, the opportunity to build confidence, learn new skills, make friends and have fun.

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  • Welcome to Girlguiding Essex West

    Girlguiding Essex West is part of Girlguiding Anglia Region. It comprises of ten Guiding Divisions and stretches from the Thames in the south to the Cambridge border in the north. With over 5750 members we offer girls across the County, the opportunity to build confidence, learn new skills, make friends and have fun.

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Coronavirus Guidance

09 November 2020

Keep up to date with the latest Covid-19 guidance from Girlguiding: https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/making-guiding-happen/coronavirus-keeping-safe/...

Girlguiding Essex West County World Thinking Day 2021

10 January 2021

The County Programme and Adventure team is pleased to announce our plans for a County wide 24hour virtual sleepover to celebrate World Thinking Day 2021. The event will start at 12.00 midday on 2oth February. More details Girlguiding Essex West County World Thinking Day 2021  ...

Girlguiding Anglia 50th Birthday Challenge

08 January 2021

Girlguiding Anglia Region celebrates 50 years this year - there will be plenty of activities, opportunities and badges, so keep following @GirlguidingAnglia on Facebook...

Our Virtual Pantomime is Live!

04 December 2020

Our Essex West  Jack and the Beanstalk virtual pantomime is now live! 30 units have signed up and have now recieved their license for families to purchase at £5 per household. The Panto can be watched as many times as you like - oh yes you can!!!!!!!!  Just watch out behind the sofa...

Upcoming Events

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  • Rainbows

    Rainbows (5-7)

    Rainbows is for girls aged between 5 and 7 (from 4 in Northern Ireland).
    Being a Rainbow is all about learning, developing self-confidence, building friendships and having fun.

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  • Brownies

    Brownies (7-10)

    Brownies introduces girls to a world of new opportunities, challenges and fun.
    Girls go along to camps, holidays, day trips and sleepovers.

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  • Guides

    Guides (10-14)

    Guides have the chance to get out there and do something really different.


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  • Rangers

    Rangers (14-18)

    Rangers offers an exciting and flexible programme with a huge variety of challenges and opportunities for personal development and the ability to give something back to your community.

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  • Young Leaders

    Young Leaders (14-18)

    Young leaders are members of Girlguiding, aged 14 to 18 who volunteer with a Rainbow, Brownie or Guide unit.

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  • Guiding for Young Women 18+

    Girlguiding for young women 18+ (18-30)

    Be part of a community of young women choosing their own path. It’s all about fun, skills, and unforgettable experiences.

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  • Leaders / Volunteers

    Leaders / Volunteers

    Girlguiding can only happen with the services of our incredible volunteers. They are not paid for what they do – they give their time because they are passionate about enriching the lives of girls.

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