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.
Drop-in and complete the trail to learn all about different animals' homes and habitats. Find out about where different animals make their homes, and see if you can match them to the correct habitat. When you've finished the trail, return to the centre to collect your reward! Children must be accompanied by an adultFind out more »
Why not drop-in and go pond dipping at Abberton with the Essex Wildlife Trust education officer? Come along and join us at EWT Abberton until you can dip no more. Please note it may be busy at times. Children must be accompanies by an adult.Find out more »
Take a walk through the beautiful Late Winter / Early Spring woods with our self-led trail from Belfairs Woodland Centre and discover the homes and habitats of some of our residents! Small prize on completion. It is a quiz with wildlife themed clues similar to the Easter trail. This is a drop-in event. no needFind out more »
This event at Thurrock Thameside Nature Park is suitable for beginning archers or those with a passion for the sport. Enjoy competing for the perfect shot! Suitable for children aged 5-11 years Children must be accomponied by an adult. Booking is essential.Find out more »
Warley Place with the daffodils, crocuses and snowdrops out is a spectacular sight to see, come along and let your eyes do the rest. Volunteers will be on hand, to answer questions about Ellen Willmott’s historic garden; whether it’s about the unique plants and trees or building remains. Warley Place (next to the Thatchers Arms)Find out more »
Drop into Thurrock Thameside Nature Park and make a clever craft with EWT volunteer, Crafty Carol. Make this a regular event and enjoy making different themes of craft every week! Advance booking is essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Find out more »
Come along to Thameside Thurrock and have a great family time at the Essex wildlife Trust's survival and campfire cookout. Advance booking is essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Find out more »
Do you love to build? Want more than Lego or wooden blocks Then come along to an afternoon full of constructing different animal shelters and let your imagination run wild! Crafts, storytelling, wild and wonderful games. This event is for children aged 4+ who must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essentialFind out more »
Come along and look at the night sky. Join Essex Wildlife Trust and North Essex Astronomical Society to look at the night sky through large telescopes. NEAS members will give talks throughout the evening. Bacon rolls will be available for purchase. This event will run whatever the weather. Booking is essentialFind out more »
Imperial Birds of Prey bring their informative and fun show to Thurrock Thameside Nature Park, capturing your attention and imagination. Covering a wide range of topics that include conservation, habitat, diet, adaptations and biology and giving you the opportunity to be up close and personal with these magnificent birds. DON'T FORGET TO BRING YOUR CAMERA!Find out more »