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9:00 am

Lucia Hardy Art Exhibition – Colchester

22nd October 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, 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

22nd October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am 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

22nd October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am 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

22nd October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am 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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Terrifying Trail at Bedfords Park

22nd October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until 27th October 2019

Bedfords Park Visitor Centre, Havering-atte-Bower
Romford, Essex RM14 1QH United Kingdom
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Join a spooky self-led Terrifying Trail for Halloween at Bedfords Park during half-term and explore the park in all its Autumn glory. Find all the clues and claim a small prize. Please wear clothing suitable for being outdoors. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Drop in during Visitor Centre opening times. No need to

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10:00 am

Nature Tots Pre-School Club – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

22nd October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until 20th December 2019

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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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 essential    

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Chafford Nature Tots

22nd October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am 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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10:30 am

Halloween Hullaballoo – Hornchurch Country Park

22nd October 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on 22nd October 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on 22nd October 2019 at 1:30 pm

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Follow a spooky trail around the centre and into the woods at Hornchurch Country Park in your best Halloween outfit. Campfire stories, activities and crafts. Make a magic potion and Halloween glider, crawl under the spider nets and across the tightrope and finish off by the campfire listening to a scary story. Booking essential

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11:00 am

Shoebury Health Walk

22nd October 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am 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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12:00 pm

Halloween Hullaballoo – Hornchurch Country Park

22nd October 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on 22nd October 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on 22nd October 2019 at 1:30 pm

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Follow a spooky trail around the centre and into the woods at Hornchurch Country Park in your best Halloween outfit. Campfire stories, activities and crafts. Make a magic potion and Halloween glider, crawl under the spider nets and across the tightrope and finish off by the campfire listening to a scary story. Booking essential

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12:45 pm

Belfairs Forest School Nature Tots

22nd October 2019 @ 12:45 pm - 2:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:45 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 22nd October 2019

One event on 2nd November 2019 at 12:45 pm

One event on 5th November 2019 at 12:45 pm

Belfairs Woodland Centre, Eastwood Road North
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 4LR United Kingdom
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Nature tots and Forest School Nature tots is a weekly parent and toddler group at Belfairs Woodland Centre term time where young children can explore, play and learn through nature! Look for creepy crawlies, build dens, balance on ropes, get messy in our mud kitchen, fly through the trees on our rope swing , relax

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1:30 pm

Halloween Hullaballoo – Hornchurch Country Park

22nd October 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on 22nd October 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on 22nd October 2019 at 1:30 pm

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Follow a spooky trail around the centre and into the woods at Hornchurch Country Park in your best Halloween outfit. Campfire stories, activities and crafts. Make a magic potion and Halloween glider, crawl under the spider nets and across the tightrope and finish off by the campfire listening to a scary story. Booking essential

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2:00 pm

Volunteer Work Party: Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve

22nd October 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm 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 šŸ˜Š 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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