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Feeringbury Manor is an ancient site with parts of the house, on land originally belonging to William the Conqueror, dating back to before 1500. This is a 10-acre garden on the River Blackwater. There are two ponds and lots of interesting planting, highlights of which include the jewelled lawn which sparkle with tiny bulbs betweenFind out more »
Join Dean Williams, the Ranger at Chafford Gorges Nature for weekly Thursday 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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »
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 theFind out more »
Weekly pre-school parent and toddler group for under 5s every Thursday at The Naze Includes wildlife themed activities, games and crafts. The sessions will include a mixture of indoor and outdoor activities so wrap up warm when the weather is cold. We may be on the beach when the tide is out so please bringFind out more »
An under 5's pre-school club based around nature, wildlife and the seasons at Belfairs Woodland Centre and Nature Reserve. Youngsters will love the mix of arts, crafts and games; having stories and music; and, of course, some outdoor time in the woodlands! CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED Booking is essentialFind out more »
Peaceful Place provides a free carers support group for those supporting people aged under 65 with dementia. This is a terrible disease and perhaps hardest when it attacks younger people. Come along for a chat, relax and share your journey. No booking required.Find out more »
This event is at Hockley Woods every Thursday, starting at 10:45am with options of either a one hour or a shorter 30 minute walk. This walk is part of the Rochford District Health Walks, helping you to meet new people and enjoy the benefits of regular exercise. Walk at your own pace, with fully trainedFind out more »
My name is Megan and I am an Occupational Therapist working for Sport for Confidence. We have been commissioned by Southend Borough Council to provide sport sessions for carers in the Southend area. We have our first session starting on the 30th May 11am-1pm at Southend Leisure and Tennis Centre and thereafter every Thursday. ThisFind out more »
Barnards Farm was featured in 'Secret Gardens of East Anglia' by Barbara Segall. The 17 hectares of garden and woodland have been in continuous development for 36 years. As well as stunning gardens, there is so much else to explore for all the family, including a Collection of Scupltures, Miniature Railway Rides, Sculpture Tours, CarFind out more »