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9:00 am

Winter Weekend Trail – Fingringhoe Nature Reserve

8th Dec 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sun and Sat, repeating until 30th December 2018

Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre Colchester, Essex CO5 7DW United Kingdom + Google Map

Visit the beautiful nature reserve at Fingringhoe to complete the winter animal trail! Follow the footprints around the reserve and match them to their animals. Don't forget to come back to the Visitor Centre when you're finished to collect your prize. No need to book as this is a drop in event which will take

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10:00 am

South Woodham Ferrers – Health Walk

8th Dec 2018 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sat, repeating indefinitely

South Woodham Ferrers Yacht Club, Marsh Farm Road, South Woodham Ferrers
Chelmsford, Essex CM3 5WP United Kingdom
Free

This event is in South Woodham Ferrers is a women only event as part of the woMEn TIME project, taking place every Saturday starting at 10:00am at the South Woodham Ferrers Yacht Club and ending at 10:45am. This scheme aims for improved fitness, socialising and enjoying the views of Chelmsford's parks. This walk is organised

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Introduction to the Birds and other Wildlife of the Ingrebourne Valley

8th Dec 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until 8th December 2018

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join local naturalist Dave McGough on a walk around Hornchurch Country Park and the surrounding Living Landscape to experience the fantastic array of wildlife that the valley holds. Suitable for beginners. Binoculars and scopes will be available to use. Meet at the visitor centre. Every 2nd Saturday of the month.

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Wildlife in Winter Trail – Abberton Reservoir

8th Dec 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sun and Sat, repeating until 16th December 2018

Abberton Reservoir, Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre
Colchester, Essex CO2 0EU United Kingdom
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A drop-in at Abberton Reservoir. There's no need to book. Explore the reserve and complete the trail to find out how different animals survive the Winter. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Santa Visits Toad’s Caravan – Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre

8th Dec 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 9th December 2018

Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road
Downham, Essex CM11 1WT United Kingdom
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Santa has come especially to visit Mr Toad! Follow a trail through the wintery woods before returning to find Santa in Toad's Caravan with a Christmas gift for you! Event Includes a Christmas craft activity in the visitor centre. Allocated time slots

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Wreath Making Workshop – Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

8th Dec 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre Colchester, Essex CO5 7DW United Kingdom + Google Map

Join the Essex Wildlife Trust for this relaxed and fun workshop at Fingringhoe Wick. You will start by gathering natural materials from the reserve in order to craft a beautiful willow based wreath. Something to display proudly at this time of year and maybe for many years to come. The rest of the workshop will

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10:30 am

Winter Wander and Mulled Wine – Fingringhoe Wick

8th Dec 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre Colchester, Essex CO5 7DW United Kingdom + Google Map

Join the Essex Wildlife Trust for a winter wander with one of their volunteers who will talk you through the history of the reserve right through from Roman to modern times. Warm up afterwards by the fire with a well earned glass of mulled wine (non-alcoholic)and a mince pie. Booking essential. Please wear appropriate clothes

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11:00 am

Brent Goose Winter Walk: Blue House Farm

8th Dec 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Blue House Farm Nature Reserve, Fambridge Road
North Fambridge, Essex CM3 6GU United Kingdom
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An Essex Wildlife Trust guided walk round Blue House Farm to find Brent Geese that visit the reserve in Winter. Please bring warm waterproof clothes and wellingtons. Estimated walking distance 5-6 km.

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12:00 pm

Hen re-homing by the British Hen Welfare Trust – Great Totham

8th Dec 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on 8th December 2018 at 12:00pm

Great Totham Essex CM9 8BR United Kingdom + Google Map

The British Hen Welfare Trust is re-homing 200 free range hens on Saturday, 24 November and Saturday 8th December at their event in Great Totham, near Maldon. These hens have reached 18 months old and are at the end of their commercial laying life so are being sent to slaughter. However, the charity knows what wonderful

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Santa at The Haven – Langdon Visitor Centre

8th Dec 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sun and Sat, repeating until 23rd December 2018

Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road
Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB United Kingdom
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Visit the magical and mystical world of Christmas at The Haven, Langdon Visitor Centre and enjoy a personal meeting with Santa Claus (Father Christmas). Suitable for children 0-13 years old. Allocated time slots between 12pm and 3pm. Booking is essential

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Christmas Crafts – Langdon Visitor Centre

8th Dec 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating until 9th December 2018

Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road
Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB United Kingdom
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Drop in to Langdon Visitor centre to make a festive craft item There is no need to book in advance but spaces may be limited at busy times.

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2:00 pm

Christmas Decorations Workshop – Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve

8th Dec 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre Colchester, Essex CO5 7DW United Kingdom + Google Map

Using natural materials gathered from the reserve, join the Essex Wildlife Trust team at Fingringhoe in creating some rustic Christmas decorations. You will be using a variety or materials including Pinecones, berries, willow and more and you will learn how to fashion them into beautiful decorations for your home or for a gift.

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