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9:00 am

Winter Weekend Trail – Fingringhoe Nature Reserve

9th 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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9:30 am

Winter Work Parties: Tiptree Heath N R

9th Dec 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on 11th November 2018 at 9:30am

One event on 9th December 2018 at 9:30am

One event on 13th January 2019 at 9:30am

Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve, Maldon Road
Tiptree, Colchester, Essex CO5 0PU United Kingdom
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Winter work parties will start in October , once a month on a Sunday. Please wear old clothes suitable for the weather conditions and sturdy footwear. Bring a drink and snack for the break. Contact the warden 07842 110051 for more information

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10:00 am

Wildlife in Winter Trail – Abberton Reservoir

9th 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

9th 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

9th Dec 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre Colchester, Essex CO5 7DW United Kingdom + Google Map

Join the team at Essex Wildlife Trusts Fingringhoe Wick Reserve for this relaxed workshop. We will start by gathering natural materials from the reserve in order to craft a beautiful willow based wreath. The rest of the workshop will take place back at the visitor centre, using the materials we have gathered and some other

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Festive Buttons Crafts – Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

9th Dec 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Visitor Centre, Thurrock Thameside Nature Park, Mucking Wharf Road
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex SS17 0RN United Kingdom
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Join Essex Wildlife Trusts very own Crafty Carol for a Festive Button Craft Workshop She'll be loaded with ideas, buttons and crafty knowhow! Get to amaze your friends and family with a new craft

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11:30 am

Festive Buttons Crafts – Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

9th Dec 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Visitor Centre, Thurrock Thameside Nature Park, Mucking Wharf Road
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex SS17 0RN United Kingdom
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Join Essex Wildlife Trusts very own Crafty Carol for a Festive Button Craft Workshop She'll be loaded with ideas, buttons and crafty knowhow! Get to amaze your friends and family with a new craft Booking is essential

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12:00 pm

Santa at The Haven – Langdon Visitor Centre

9th 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

9th 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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1:00 pm

Festive Buttons Crafts – Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

9th Dec 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Visitor Centre, Thurrock Thameside Nature Park, Mucking Wharf Road
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex SS17 0RN United Kingdom
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Join Essex Wildlife Trusts very own Crafty Carol for a Festive Button Craft Workshop She'll be loaded with ideas, buttons and crafty knowhow! Get to amaze your friends and family with a new craft

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2:00 pm

Forest School Fun Sundays – Hanningfield Reservoir

9th Dec 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:00pm on Sun, repeating until 9th December 2018

Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road
Downham, Essex CM11 1WT United Kingdom
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This is a fun family event taking place on alternate Sundays throughout the year. Children must be accompanies by an adult. Join in the forest school actities in the lovely Hanningfield Reservoir woods. Go bug hunting, build dens, balance on rope walks, make woodland crafts, use tools, create wild art, play woodland games and learn

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Christmas Decorations Workshop – Fingringhoe Wick

9th 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 to craft some rustic Christmas decorations. You will be using Pinecones, berries, willow and more and you'll learn how to fashion them into beautiful decorations for your home or for a gift. Booking is essential.

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2:30 pm

Festive Buttons Crafts – Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

9th Dec 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Visitor Centre, Thurrock Thameside Nature Park, Mucking Wharf Road
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex SS17 0RN United Kingdom
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Join Essex Wildlife Trusts very own Crafty Carol for a Festive Button Craft Workshop She'll be loaded with ideas, buttons and crafty knowhow! Get to amaze your friends and family with a new craft

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