Please note: The events in Essex featured are all third party events: Healthy Life Essex is not normally directly involved in organising or running any of these events. As events may be cancelled or details changed without us being informed, please always clarify details with the organiser / contact listed. Healthy Life Essex cannot accept responsibility for incorrect information shown on our events listings.
Directory advertisers can add their own ad hoc events free of charge as can most charities. Other events may incur a cost. The directors reserve the right not to accept entries or to make a small charge.
An opportunity to find out about the night sky, the planets and our universe. Learn about the constellations such as The Great Bear. We will begin with a talk/presentation and then, weather permitting, head outside to take a closer look at the stars and planets visible from the reserve. Suitable for ages 12+.Find out more »
Join the winter work parties at Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve. Please wear old clothes suitable for the weather conditions and sturdy footwear. Bring a drink and a snack for the break. Contact the warden 07842 110051 for more information and if you wish to attend on any specific date.Find out more »
Make dens, woodland crafts, light fires and learn about wildlife. Take this chance to learn about the animals and their habitats Fun for all the family in our woodland. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Find out more »
A fun morning of indoor and outdoor activity for pre-school children, suitable from 18 months upwards. (Babes are free when accompanying an older sibling) Ensure appropriate clothing for our changeable weather. Children must be accompanied by an adult Booking is essentialFind out more »
Discover the traditional craft of rag-rugging, using a hook and colourful scraps of fabric to create something unique for your home at the Abberton Reservoir visito Centre, near Colchester. This is a simple and fun way of recycling. No experience is necessary. All tools and materials will be provided but, if you have dress-making scissors,Find out more »
Have you ever seen a hologram? - those amazing 3D images - and wondered how they work? Would you like to find out and even make a hologram yourself? This is your chance. This science workshop, run by Mike Culley of Science Horizons, will give you an opportunity to learn more about the science ofFind out more »
A fortnightly garden club for children to learn gardening basics at Langdon Nature Reserve. Suitable for ages 5-10 years old. Please were appropriate outdoor clothing and bring your own scrapbook if possible. Booking is essential.Find out more »