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8:00 am

Sparking Wine Tasting at Colchester Town Hall

26th February 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Colchester To, High street
Colchester, Essex CO1 1PJ United Kingdom
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A sparkling wine tasting event hosted by the Mayor of Colchester and James Russell-Grant from Mr Wheeler Wine Merchants. Enjoy sampling a variety of styles of sparling wines and listen to a fun and informative presentation. The event includes sampling the 2008 vintage hailed as ‘one of the greatest Dom Pérignon vintages this century’ A

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9:30 am

Tuesday Volunteer Work Party – Chafford Gorges Nature Reserve

26th February 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until 25th May 2019

Chafford Gorges Nature Park, Park Visitor Centre
Chafford Hundred, Essex RM16 6RW United Kingdom
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TuesdayJoin Dean Williams, the Ranger at Chafford Gorges Nature for weekly volunteering sessions. The work will also provide an opportunity for you to find rare plants and animals. Where appropriate clothing. Steel toe-capped boots are useful for any heavy work. Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided, but please bring water and a packed lunch. Contact

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Volunteer Work Party: Langdon Nature Reserve

26th February 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until 21st February 2020

Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road
Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB United Kingdom
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Sessions are weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. These sessions can change, please contact the Ranger Josh Childs before to confirm. Activities include removal of invasive species, fencing, litter picking, path clearance, pond maintenance, coppicing, hedge laying and more. Work parties may not be close to a bathroom.

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Volunteer Work Party: West Wood Nature Reserve

26th February 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until 15th August 2019

The Uttlesford EWT Local Group runs work parties on its reserves throughout the year, on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, which start at 9.30 a.m. and finish around lunchtime. You do not have to be a member of the Essex Wildlife Trust to come along to these events. Locations may change at short notice. Phone the

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10:30 am

Nature Tots Pre-School Club – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

26th February 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until 12th April 2019

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A twice-weekly pre-school club for under 5s at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, based around nature, wildlife and the seasons. Children can enjoy includes time indoors and outdoors including arts, crafts, games, stories, music and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential    

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Nature Tots – Thurrock Thameside

26th February 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Visitor Centre, Thurrock Thameside Nature Park, Mucking Wharf Road
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex SS17 0RN United Kingdom
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A fun morning of indoor and outdoor activities for pre-school children. Suitable for 18 months up (under 18 months free when accompanying an older sibling). Enjoy outdoor activities and crafts with your little ones! Meet other kids and parents. Learn about nature through games, stories and songs! Recommended for under 5s, babes-in-arms free. Booking Essential

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11:00 am

Shoebury Health Walk

26th February 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Shoebury Garrison, 1 Hight Street
Shoebury, Essex United Kingdom
Free

This walk is part of the Southend Walk this Way Health Walks scheme. This 45 minute walk takes place every Tuesday starting at 11:00am, meeting outside the Shoeburyness Hotel near Shoebury Garrison.

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1:30 pm

Carers Anxiety Management Group

26th February 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Growing Together Westcliff, 47 Fairfax Drive
Westcliff-on-Sea,

An event specifically for carers, Suitable for carers with anxiety or those caring for someone with anxiety

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2:00 pm

Volunteer Work Party: Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve

26th February 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until 25th February 2020

Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve, Maldon Road
Tiptree, Colchester, Essex CO5 0PU United Kingdom
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Weekly Tuesday afternoon work parties are organised by the warden throughout the year to carry out on-going maintenance and access tasks. Better for you than the gym and free too 😊 Please wear suitable clothes for the weather conditions and sturdy footwear. Please contact the warden if you wish to join on a specific date

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