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9:00 am

Forest Schools Fridays – Belfairs Woodland Centre

12th April 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Belfairs Woodland Centre, Eastwood Road North
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 4LR United Kingdom
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Do your children love to be outdoors? Make dens, climb trees, get muddy, use tools, create art and MORE! Child-led learning opportunities, led by level 3 forest school practitioners in the beautiful Belfairs Woodlands. This is an over 5's drop off day for unaccompanied children. Please bring packed lunch and wear suitable outdoor clothing and

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Forest School Over 5’s – Abbotts Hall Farm

12th April 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough
Colchester, Essex CO5 7RZ United Kingdom
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Do your children love to be outdoors? Drop off your over 5s and let them get outside and be active! Make dens, climb trees, get muddy, use tools, create art, make fires and cook on a fire. Our Forest School programme will help to build confidence, self-esteem and develop social skills and all in the

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10:00 am

Drop-in Whose Egg is Whose? Abberton Reservoir

12th April 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Abberton Reservoir, Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre
Colchester, Essex CO2 0EU United Kingdom
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The nest is full of eggs, but whose egg is whose? Drop-in to Abberton and pick up a trail sheet. As you explore the reserve you will need to uncover which bird laid which egg. When you have completed the trail, return to the centre to collect your prize. No booking required. Children must be

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Kids’ Astronomy Talk and Crafts – Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

12th April 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Visitor Centre, Thurrock Thameside Nature Park, Mucking Wharf Road
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex SS17 0RN United Kingdom
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Suitable for kids 8-12 who are into science and astronomy. We'll have a short talk about the solar system and the Milky Way, then make some space-themed crafts to help us understand the enormous, mind-bending distances involved! Meet at the visitor centre and be prepared for indoor and outdoor intergalactic adventure!   Booking Essential

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Exploring the History Of Abbotts Hall Farm: Two Day Course

12th April 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough
Colchester, Essex CO5 7RZ United Kingdom
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A two-day course running over two weeks where we will explore the 4,000 year history of the home of Essex Wildlife Trust and its surroundings. Working together, both in the classroom and in the field, we will discover how history has shaped the land and the use our ancestors made of it. We will range

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Binocular Bird Bingo – Langdon Visitor Centre

12th April 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road
Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB United Kingdom
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Enjoy a drop-in family birdwatching session at Langdon Hills Nature Reserve. Head out to the lake to play bird bingo - we have binoculars but if you have your own bring them along. Then head inside to decorate wood to make a very quirky bird! Suitable for all ages, but children must be accompanied by

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1:30 pm

Campfire Cooking – Fingringhoe Wick

12th April 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on 16th April 2019 at 1:30pm

Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre Colchester, Essex CO5 7DW United Kingdom + Google Map

Come and try your hand at making some yummy food over the campfire and then tuck in! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Advance booking essential.

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2:00 pm

Easter Egg Crafts – Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

12th April 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 20th April 2019 at 11:00am

Visitor Centre, Thurrock Thameside Nature Park, Mucking Wharf Road
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex SS17 0RN United Kingdom
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Various Easter related crafts to enjoy! Suitable for children of all ages. Explore nature through crafts. This is a drop-in event - no need to book. EWT volunteers will be on hand to help but there may be a delay at busy times.

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