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8 DAY TRAINING - 9am-5pm FRI SEPTEMBER 20 - FRI SEPTEMBER 27 2019 The 100 hour Yin Yoga Teacher Training is a self-contained pathway to become adept at and able to teach Yin Yoga effectively and safely. The program is structured to provide additional depth to experienced teachers (even those who already teach Yin Yoga)Find out more »
Would you like to set up a Forest School? Would you like to become a qualified Forest School Practitioner? This is a nine-day course at Abbotts Hall Farm from 9am to 4pm on 25th, 26th, 27th, 30th September, and 1st October, plus tool skills days on October 24th and 25th, plus portfolio surgeries and aFind out more »
A joint art exhibition at Fingringhow Wick Visitor Centre featuring Heidi Jukes art works and aerial photographs from Rachel Spender. Rachel Spender will be exhibiting hand made black and white aerial photographs of Essex salt marshes. Heidi Jukes will exhibit small ‘OutPost works’ painted on board using visual references from rural sites on exploratory visitsFind out more »
So many words are disappearing from our dictionaries! Would you like to help Essex Wildlife Trust discover those lost natural words by following a trail around the woods at Thorndon Countryside Centre. Drop-in and collect a self-led trail leaflet from the Visitor Centre at any time. Come on your own or bring the family.Find out more »
Join Dean Williams, the Ranger at Chafford Gorges Nature for weekly 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. ContactFind 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 »
Weekly pre-school parent and toddler group for under 5s every Wednesday 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 »
This is a group for children and their parents/carers, who are home-educated. We learn about wildlife, create crafts from natural materials, light fires, build dens - socialise, problem solve, build resilience and independence - and most of all HAVE FUN!! All in the beautiful and calm surroundings of our reserve at Pound Wood, Thundersley BringFind out more »
Nature Tots is a weekly preschool group for under 5's during term time at Abberton Nature Reserve, where young children can explore, play and learn through nature. The EWT team guarantee a fun filled morning of wildlife adventures, crafts and stories. As the seasons change, we like to get outside, explore, play, learn and createFind out more »
Join the EWT team at Langdon Nature Reserve for a fun morning of wildlife themed activities, including outdoor adventures, craft and story. Suitable for pre-school aged children, accompanied by an adult, babes in arms free when accompanying an older sibling. Suitable outdoor clothing required. Advance booking is essentialFind out more »
The Essex Wildlife Trust Brentwood & Billericay Local Grouo have organised a visit to Bowers Marsh, a newly established RSPB site on the Thames Estuary, to view migrant waders and passerines, plus an interesting range of insect life. For wildlife walks, please arrange car sharing if possible. If travelling direct, call wildlife walks organiser firstFind out more »
Join your EWT guides Geoff and Isobel for our monthly Wildlife Amble. The Amble takes place on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Take a steady stroll on the Naze enjoying the wonderful views across the cliffs and out towards the North Sea. There will be plenty of opportunity to stop along the way toFind out more »
Mrs Margot Grace invites you to visit her beautiful 3/4 acre wildlife gardens. Sumptuous colour-themed borders with striking plant combinations, featuring specimen plants, fernery, clematis,and grasses. Wander along paths leading to a small vegetable garden, ponds, patio and a scree garden, including two summerhouses one overlooking a stream and farmland. Visitors in groups of 10+Find out more »
This is a small group specialist adult-only workshop run by Essex Wildlife Trust at The Naze, concentrating on coastal photography, from wider seascapes to details of beaches. You'll need to be happy with your ability to control your camera, either because you've attended my 'Know The Basics' workshop, or because you've already learnt the basicsFind out more »