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Why not try the EWT trail around the woods in Thorndon Park, solving the clues to find seasonal Autumnal words. This is a drop-in event so no booking required. Purchase a trail leaflet from the cafe till in the Thorndon Countryside Centre Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear suitable clothing for beingFind out more »
A drop in event for all the family at Hanningfield Nature Reserve. Follow the spooky trail through the woods. Dare you go in? Halloween treat for the brave. What creepy creatures will you find on the bug hunting activity? Pumpkin carving in the visitor centre. Suitable for ages 4+ Children must be accompanied by anFind out more »
Drop in Optics and Binocular day at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve Wanting to buy your first pair or thinking of upgrading? Have a chat with one of the EWT expert volunteers to try before you buy and ask questions that you have never dared before.Find out more »
Self-guided themed trail around the Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve. A daily drop-in event during half-term to find out some spooky facts about nocturnal animals as you follow the trail round. Please wear suitable clothing for being outdoors. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Find out more »
This is a great event at Thurrock Thameside Nature Park for kids who want to learn and improve their outdoor skills - we'll be using flint & steels, building fires, cooking outdoors and learning how to use binoculars to spot birds. Dress for outdoor adventures! Children must be accompanied by an adult ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIALFind out more »
You're invited to come to reconnect with your very own self-healing power through the use of the BioEnergetic Breathwork & Trauma Release system (BBTRS). No experience necessary, and no particular reason to come is necessary. Contra-indications include pregnancy, high blood pressure, severe psychiatric symptoms, recent surgery and if you are on heavy medication. Please getFind out more »
Join the Family Fossil discovery event at The Naze to discover why our cliffs are so special. Our classroom introduction tells you about The Naze geology and where to find fossils before heading out on a group fossil hunt. Please bring a bag or bucket to collect your fossils in and wear sturdy footwear. ChildrenFind out more »
The EWT team provide the pumpkin and take care of the mess, you get creative and make the funniest or scariest Jack-o-lantern you can! Come and have a go at carving a scary or funny Jack-O-Lantern in the beautiful surroundings of Thurrock Thameside Nature Park. There are several session times to choose from so advancedFind out more »
Join an early evening family safari at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve and see what creatures are around after dusk! Moths, bats, badgers...lets see what we can find! Torch and warm clothes required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Advance booking essentialFind out more »