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9:00 am

Lucia Hardy Art Exhibition – Colchester

23rd 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

Wednesday Volunteer Work Party – Chafford Gorges Nature Reserve

23rd October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

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

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Volunteer Work Party: Langdon Nature Reserve

23rd 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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Nature Tots – The Naze

23rd October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until 18th December 2019

The Naze Visitor Centre, Old Hall Lane
Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom
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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 bring

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Terrifying Trail at Bedfords Park

23rd 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 – Abberton

23rd October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 18th December 2019

Abberton Reservoir, Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre
Colchester, Essex CO2 0EU United Kingdom
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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 create

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Nature Tots – Langdon

23rd October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

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

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Roding Forest School Nature Tots

23rd October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 11th December 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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Wildlife Walk: Fungus Foray at Thorndon Park

23rd October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Thorndon Countryside Centre, Thorndon Park North, The Avenue
Brentwood, Essex CM13 3RZ United Kingdom
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A Fungus Foray led by local expert Tony Boniface in search of the seasonal bounty provided for wildlife (and people) by the many species of fungi which occur throughout the park. Free event organised by the Brentwood & Billericay Local EWT Group.

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10:30 am

Canvey Sea Wall – Health Walk

23rd October 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Labworth Car Park, Eastern Esplanade
Canvey Island, Essex SS8 United Kingdom

This walk is part of the Walk Tall Scheme aimed at everyone who wishes to improve their health through walking. This walk starts at Labworth Car Park on Canvey Island and is a paved flat walk, very suitable for beginners, wheelchairs and buggies. Enjoy the wonderful fresh air and view across the estuary! Every Wednesday,

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Monthly Wildlife Amble – The Naze

23rd October 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

The Naze Visitor Centre, Old Hall Lane
Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom
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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 to

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10:45 am

Old and Young Sing Along – Southend

23rd October 2019 @ 10:45 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Wednesday, repeating until 11th December 2019

Plaza Centre Southend Christian Fellowship, 600 Southchurch Rd, Southend-on-Sea
Southend-on-Sea, England SS1 2PT
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Old & Young Sing Along is an intergenerational singing group. The group is geared to: People Living with dementia or have challenges with memory. People caring for an individual with dementia. Parents/relatives with children aged 0-5 Singing together for 30 mins- Nursery Rhymes, Folk songs, Songs from Musicals and 50's & 60's. The group is

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11:00 am

Crooked Billet, Leigh-on-Sea – Health Walk

23rd October 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

The Billet Public House, Billet Lane
Stanford-le-Hope, Essex SS17 0AR United Kingdom
Free

This walking event is part of the Southend Walk this Way Health Walks scheme. It takes place every Wednesday at 11:00am starting at The Crooked Billet in Old Leigh. The event is one hour long, ending at midday

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1:30 pm

Halloween Games at Horchurch Country Park

23rd October 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on 23rd October 2019 at 2:30 pm

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join the EWT team at Horchurch Country Park for an afternoon of spooky Halloween games. Hangman bobbing, the great mummy wrap, whack the rat, coffin ball toss and guess what’s in the cauldron?. Suitable for children aged 5+ Booking essential

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2:30 pm

Halloween Games at Horchurch Country Park

23rd October 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on 23rd October 2019 at 2:30 pm

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join the EWT team at Horchurch Country Park for an afternoon of spooky Halloween games. Hangman bobbing, the great mummy wrap, whack the rat, coffin ball toss and guess what’s in the cauldron?. Suitable for children aged 5+ Booking essential

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6:00 pm

Adult Weight Management: Westcliff-on-Sea

23rd October 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 4th February 2021

St Bernards School, Milton Road
Westcliff- on-Sea, Essex SS0 7JS
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Our Adult Weight Management (AWM) 12 week programmes are 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 each participant.

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