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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 »
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 »
Join us in the Age Concern Southend offices every Friday from 10am-1pm to meet Gill Clarke from the Southend Borough Council Dementia Community Support Team. Gill is available to talk about any issues or queries you have relating to dementia whether you are trying to get a diagnosis for yourself or a family member, strugglingFind out more »
Bedfords Forest School Nature Tots is a weekly parent toddler group for toddlers to explore, play and create outdoors. Look for creepy crawlies, build dens, balance on ropes, get messy in our mud kitchen, fly through the trees on our rope swing , relax in the hammock, play woodland games and watch the fire. TheFind out more »
A weekly pre-school club for under 5s at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, based around nature, wildlife and the seasons. Children can enjoy includes time indoors and outdoors including arts, crafts, games, stories, music and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essentialFind out more »
A weekly health walk along Southend seafront lead by Project 49. Everyone is welcome and especially those with a learning disability and their carers. The walk takes approx 45 mins. Meet at the Three Shells cafe.Find out more »
Walk Tall with this free Castle Point Health Walk starting at the Castle Lane Car Park at the bottom of Castle Lane. The walk will be led by experienced trainers.Find out more »
Everyone Health provides an Adult Weight Management rolling 12-week programme, underpinned by behaviour change techniques to help adults adopt healthy eating habits and become more physically active to reduce their BMI. The service is provided by our team, by Weight Watchers, Slimming World and Trim 'n Train, depending on the wants and needs of eachFind out more »