Please note: The events in Essex featured are all third party events: Healthy Life Essex is not normally directly involved in organising or running any of these events. As events may be cancelled or details changed without us being informed, please always clarify details with the organiser / contact listed. Healthy Life Essex cannot accept responsibility for incorrect information shown on our events listings.
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This is a ladies only, monthly event. Join our friendly and knowledgeable volunteer and enjoy a walk around Hornchurch Country Park and surrounding areas, spotting and identifying birds and other wildlife along the way. Booking is essentialFind out more »
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 emotionallyFind out more »
Onsite parkingDrop into Thurrock Thameside Nature Park and make a clever craft with our volunteer, Crafty Carol. Each week there will be a different theme. This is a drop-in event suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Find out more »
Following the opening of the new Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Mid Essex Support Centre, our local community, clients, volunteers and guests are invited to come and see the new Centre in Hatfield Peverel. Work commenced on the Support Centre in January 2019 with the ground floor being converted into a purpose-built Cancer Support Centre. TheFind out more »
A brilliant opportunity for 13-17 year olds to volunteer and gain practical conservation experience. The event is held at the Abberton Reservoir Nature Reserve on the first Saturday of every moth except for August. Young Rangers is a volunteer conservation group specifically for 13-17 year olds. It is designed for teenagers looking to gain practicalFind out more »
Book your hourly session to learn more about the trees you can find at Thorndon Country Park. Take a walk with the Outdoor Learning Officer in the woods to find out more about the trees in the park. Learn how to identify trees from leaves, and create your own identification key. Children must be accompaniedFind out more »
Come along to our Big Green Beach Clean at The Naze and help clean up the plastic pollution from our local beaches. These events have been well attended each month with a large amount of plastic and litter being removed from the beaches. Gloves and kneeling pads are recommended for removing micro-plastics and cotton budFind out more »
Southend Apple Day 2019 at St Laurence OrchardSouthend Apple Day will feature a range of activities including apple picking, juicing, children’s games, tours of the orchard, music, BBQ and raffle. Musicians from Growing Together will be playing and local groups will have stalls promoting their projects. It is coming up to 100 years since theFind out more »
This is a monthly event for unaccompanied childre ages 8+ to observe and identify the birdlife of Hornchurch Country Park. Armed with binoculars, bird guide and notepad (all provided) join Brenda our birdwatching guideand learn and develop new skills session by session. Booking is essentialFind out more »