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Have a great time at Horchchurch Country Park learning the different techniques on building a waterproof den and find out how to make and cook campfire doughnuts. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essentialFind out more »
A fortnightly holiday club event at Abberton Reservoir designed for children aged 18 months - 5 years, although older children are welcome to join in. Enjoy a fun filled morning of wildlife adventures, crafts and stories. Get outside, explore, play, learn and create based on a different natural theme each session. Children must be accompaniedFind out more »
An 8 session course for older men to learn basic cookery and kitchen skills, as well as information about storing food, budgeting and healthy eating. Each week participants will use seasonal produce to prepare a meal which they can then eat together afterwards. Each session costs £3 and all ingredients and equipment are provided.Find out more »
Join the Thurrock Thameside EWT team at the Visitor Centre for activities, crafts and facts both indoors and outdoors, all about fossils, mammoths and dinosaurs. Spend some time making your own fossils to take home and play some dino-themed games. children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essentialFind out more »
Could you be the new David Attenborough? Do you love being outdoors and are interested in wildlife and conservation? Join the Belfairs Young Rangers, a weekly session led by the education officer and ranger during the summer holidays, for practical conservation in the woodlands and a chance to try new skills. Suitable for older childrenFind out more »