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9:00 am

Lucia Hardy Art Exhibition – Colchester

1st October 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until 30th November 2019

Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre Colchester, Essex CO5 7DW United Kingdom + Google Map

Local artist Lucia Hardy will be exhibiting some stunning pieces inspired by nature at the Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve near Colchester. Lucia Hardy is an artist who describes her work as Wild, Dark and Inspired by nature. Lucia lives and works in Essex, painting expressive and engaging birds and wildlife, as well as creating emotionally

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9:30 am

Tuesday Volunteer Work Party – Chafford Gorges Nature Reserve

1st October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Chafford Gorges Nature Park, Park Visitor Centre
Chafford Hundred, Essex RM16 6RW United Kingdom
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TuesdayJoin 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. Contact

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Volunteer Work Party: Langdon Nature Reserve

1st October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until 21st February 2020

Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Third Avenue, Lower Dunton Road
Basildon, Essex SS16 6EB United Kingdom
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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.

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Volunteer Work Party: North West Essex

1st October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until 19th December 2019

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. Venues may change at short notice. Please confirm

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Nature Tots (Under 5s) – Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre

1st October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road
Downham, Essex CM11 1WT United Kingdom
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This weekly pre-school group, held on alternate Tuesdays and Fridays at Hanningfield Nature Reserve, is for the under 5's. The session includes wildlife activities on the nature reserve, crafts and games in the centre. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential

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10:00 am

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Worskhop, Southend

1st October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 10:00am 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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Chafford Nature Tots

1st October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until 27th October 2020

Chafford Gorges Nature Park, Park Visitor Centre
Chafford Hundred, Essex RM16 6RW United Kingdom
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Chafford Nature tots is a weekly parent and toddler group at Chafford Gorges Nature Park where young children can explore, play and learn through nature! As the seasons change, discover and learn each week through a range of fun wildlife themed activities from bug hunting and leaf spotting to natural painting and stick creatures. Suitable

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11:00 am

Shoebury Health Walk

1st October 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

Shoebury Garrison, 1 Hight Street
Shoebury, Essex United Kingdom
Free

This walk is part of the Southend Walk this Way Health Walks scheme. This 45 minute walk takes place every Tuesday starting at 11:00am, meeting outside the Shoeburyness Hotel near Shoebury Garrison.

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Goldies Sing and Smile – Chelmsford

1st October 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Chelmsford Salvation Army, 70 Baddow Road
Chelmsford, CM2 0DL
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Goldies is not a choir but fun social groups where we sing-a-long to the popular hits of the 50s onwards, chat and laugh with friends, stretch and sometimes dance. Join the Goldies Charity at Chelmsford Salvation Army on the First Tuesday of every month from 11.00am-12.00noon. Goldies is open to everybody but particularly aimed at

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12:30 pm

Roding Forest School Nature Tots

1st October 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until 5th November 2019

Forest School Nature Tots is a weekly parent and toddler group where young children can explore, play and learn through nature. As the seasons change, discover and learn each week through a range of fun wildlife themed activities from bug hunting and leaf spotting to natural painting and stick creatures. Suitable for ages 18mth to

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2:00 pm

Volunteer Work Party: Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve

1st October 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until 25th February 2020

Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve, Maldon Road
Tiptree, Colchester, Essex CO5 0PU United Kingdom
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Weekly Tuesday afternoon work parties are organised by the warden throughout the year to carry out on-going maintenance and access tasks. Better for you than the gym and free too 😊 Please wear suitable clothes for the weather conditions and sturdy footwear. Please contact the warden if you wish to join on a specific date

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2:30 pm

Dementia friendly walk – Hanningfield

1st October 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 1st October 2019 at 2:30pm

Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road
Downham, Essex CM11 1WT United Kingdom
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Led by dementia-friendly trained staff, take an exclusive, quiet and peaceful walk through Hanningfield Nature Reserve. The walk is for people with dementia and their carers. Enjoy a cream tea when you return to the visitor centre. Booking required

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