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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 takeFind out more »
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 organisedFind out more »
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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 slotsFind out more »
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 willFind out more »
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 clothesFind out more »
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 wonderfulFind out more »
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 essentialFind out more »
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.Find out more »