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9:30 am

Forest School Drop Off Day – Fingringhoe Wick

17th April 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre Colchester, Essex CO5 7DW United Kingdom + Google Map

A day of child led fun on the reserve. Minibeast hunting, den building, pond dipping and more. Please ensure your child is suitably dressed for all weathers. Packed lunch, drinks and snacks will be required. Booking is essential

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10:00 am

Young Adventurers – Hanningfield Reservoir

17th April 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road
Downham, Essex CM11 1WT United Kingdom
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Young Adventurers is a regular weekly holiday club for 8-12 year-olds who want to get adventurous outdoors. Enjoy making fires, building shelters, tracking animals? Then this is for you. Children may be unaccompanied. Booking essential

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Brambly Hedge Adventure: High Hills – Abberton Reservoir

17th April 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Abberton Reservoir, Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre
Colchester, Essex CO2 0EU United Kingdom
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Meet the mice, listen to the story and get crafty. Join us as we listen to the beautiful Brambly Hedge Story by Jill Barklem. We will then go on an adventure to meet the mice of Brambly Hedge before return and completing some wonderful craft activities. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear

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Nature Tots Forest School – Abbotts Hall Farm

17th April 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough
Colchester, Essex CO5 7RZ United Kingdom
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What happens at Forest School? Let them get outside and explore! Look for creepy crawlies, build dens, balance on ropes, get messy in our mud kitchen, fly through the trees on our rope swing , relax in the hammock, play woodland games and watch the fire. The only limit is their imagination! (free taster session

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Kids’ Book Club – Thurrock Thameside

17th April 2019 @ 10:00 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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Come along to our brand new book club! Perfect for children aged 8-12 who love reading and want discuss their favourite books. We will be starting with the first Harry Potter book - The Philosopher’s Stone - so get reading! Booking Essential

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1:00 pm

Archery In The Woods – Hornchurch

17th April 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Learn and improve your Archery Skills. Great fun for all ages Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential

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Easter Tree Craft – Langdon Visitor Centre

17th April 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road
Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB United Kingdom
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Create a unique Easter decoration. Decorate a twig with paint and wool to create your own potted Easter tree, complete with chocolate eggs. All equipment and materials will be provided. This event is suitable for all ages accompanied by an adult but younger children will require more adult help. A drop in event, no need

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1:30 pm

Nifty Nests – Bedfords Park

17th April 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Bedfords Park Visitor Centre, Havering-atte-Bower
Romford, Essex RM14 1QH United Kingdom
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Explore the world of nests. Try your hand at building a nest, play games and enjoy fun, feathery challenges. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential

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2:00 pm

Campfire Storytelling – Thurrock Thameside

17th April 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Visitor Centre, Thurrock Thameside Nature Park, Mucking Wharf Road
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex SS17 0RN United Kingdom
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Join the EWT team at Thurrock Thameside Nature Reserve for an afternoon of stories and songs and folklore and mythology! Tales of nature, animals and even monsters around our campfire, surrounded by nature. Recommended for children aged 8-12. Must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential

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