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9:00 am

Summer Holiday Forest School – Over 8’s – Abbotts Hall

13th August 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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Make dens, woodland crafts, using tools, light fires and learn about wildlife at the Abbotts Hall Farm Forest School. Forest School is a child-led process facilitated by our Forest School trained leaders. These drop off days run throughout the holidays - children can make dens, learn to light a fire and cook over the fire,

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10:00 am

Family Forest School – Langdon Hills Nature Reserve

13th August 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road
Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB United Kingdom
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onsite parkingA fantastic event at the Langdon Hills Nature Reserve near Basildon to get the whole family outdoors. Suitable for all the family, although suggested age up to 13 years. Forest School activities in the woods - including den building, ropes, woodland crafts, wildlife spotting and campfire. Enjoy some quality family time. Children must be

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Pixies and Fairies – Hanningfield Reservoir

13th August 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road
Downham, Essex CM11 1WT United Kingdom
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Come and search the woods at Hanningfield Reservoir for signs of pixies and fairies and make your own fairy house to take home for your garden. This event is for 4-8 year-olds who must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Worskhop, Southend

13th August 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Home Instead Senior Care, Unit B2 The Seedbed Business Centre
Shoeburyness, SS3 9QY
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Are you caring for an ageing parent or relative with Alzheimer’s or Dementia? Home Instead Senior Care are running a free Alzheimer’s and other Dementia workshop bi monthly at Unit B2, The Seedbed Business Centre, Vanguard Way, Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea SS3 9QY. Home Instead Senior Care is part of the local Dementia Action Alliance which aims

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Medieval Discovery Holiday Club – Southend

13th August 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Prittlewell Priory Visitor Centre, Priory Park, Victoria Avenue
Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6NB
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Discover Southend's mysterious Middle Ages in this hands-on session. Interactive fun for all the family in the beautiful setting of Priory Park. Recommended for children 7-11 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Advance booking required. CLICK HERE to book.

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Pirate Trail – Fingringhoe Wick

13th August 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre Colchester, Essex CO5 7DW United Kingdom + Google Map

Come and join EWT at Fingringhoe Wick for the Pirate Trail! Can you find all the clues to reach the hidden treasure? Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential

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10:30 am

Parent and Toddler Group, Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

13th August 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A twice weekly parent and toddler group at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre in Hornchurch Country Park, excluding school holidays. Indoor and outdoor fun, woodland play, stories, learning through play and exploration. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential

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11:00 am

That Bubble Man – Thorndon Countryside Centre

13th August 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Thorndon Countryside Centre, Thorndon Park North, The Avenue
Brentwood, Essex CM13 3RZ United Kingdom
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A free, fun, drop-in event at Thorndon Countryside Park for all ages. Join That Bubble Man for a free drop in session in the park. Stay as long as you like, there's no need to book. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  

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1:00 pm

Dinosaur Stomp – Roding Valley, Chigwell

13th August 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Find the dinosaur clues hidden in the Roding Valley Meadow, claim your dinosaur prize and create your new friend a home using a jar and natural materials. Differentiated trail suitable for 2 years +. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Advance booking essential.

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1:30 pm

Community Orchard Bioblitz – Langdon Country Park

13th August 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 28th August 2019 at 1:30 pm

Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road
Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB United Kingdom
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Help us discover the wildlife in the Community Orchard in Langdon Country Park. A free event funded by Essex and Suffolk Water. Drop in through-out the afternoon (no need to book) to help us find out what lives in the orchard - spot birds, hunt for bugs, count the flowers and meet the trees! All

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2:00 pm

Family Bug Hunt Trail, Hanningield Reservoir

13th August 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road
Downham, Essex CM11 1WT United Kingdom
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The Family Bug Hunt Trail is a drop-in event at Hanningfield Reservoir. No need to book although places may be limited at busy times. Drop in and have a go at grass netting and see what interesting bugs you can find.  

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