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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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9:30 am

Forest School Drop Off Day – Fingringhoe Wick

30th October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre Colchester, Essex CO5 7DW United Kingdom + Google Map

A day of child led fun at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve including minibeast hunting, den building, pond dipping, toasting marshmallows over the campfire and more. Please ensure your child is suitably dressed for all weathers, drop them off and let them have a fantastic day in the countryside! Suitable for children age 5+ Packed lunch,

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Abbotts Hall Farm Nature Tots

30th October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Abbotts Hall Farm, Great Wigborough
Colchester, Essex CO5 7RZ United Kingdom
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A wonderful regular event for pre-school toddlers at Abbotts Hall Farm Forest School. Let your tots get outside and explore! 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.

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10:00 am

Brambly Hedge Adventures: Autumn Story – Abberton Reservoir Centre

30th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Abberton Reservoir, Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre
Colchester, Essex CO2 0EU United Kingdom
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A day of fun on Abberton Nature Reserve for all the family. Come along and listen to Autumn Story, a beautiful Brambly Hedge story by Jill Barklem. Afterwards, we will go for a walk to meet the mice of Brambly Hedge and check our small mammal traps and see who is living at Abberton Reservoir

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Young Adventurers – Hanningfield Reservoir

30th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road
Downham, Essex CM11 1WT United Kingdom
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Young Adventurers is a holiday club for 8-12 year-olds who want to get adventurous outdoors. Enjoy making fires, building shelters, tracking animals? Then this is for you. Bring a packed lunch and plenty of drinks. This is thirsty work! Children may be unaccompanied. Booking essential

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Lantern Making – The Naze

30th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Why not visit the EWT team at The Naze and we'll help you make a lantern ready for halloween. You might also like to bring your lanterns along to our early evening Halloween Lantern Walk tonight? There will be the choice of jar lanterns or willow lanterns to make and take home. Children must be

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Make Clay Forest Faces and Creatures at Belfairs

30th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Belfairs Woodland Centre, Eastwood Road North
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 4LR United Kingdom
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Get creative at Belfairs Woodland Centre and create your very own forest face or clay creature using a lump of clay, the trunk of one of our wonderful trees and just a touch of imagination. Using leaves, twigs and all you’ve collected from the ground, fill Belfairs Woods with forest faces and clay creatures! This

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11:00 am

Beastly Bug Crafts and Bug Hotels – Thurrock Thameside

30th October 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Make your own bug hotel and other fun bug crafts at Thurrock Thameside Nature Reserve which you can take home to encourage minibeasts into your own garden! Suitable for children of all ages Children should be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential

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2:00 pm

Old and Young Sing Along – Southend

30th October 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
twenty one, Unit 21, Pier Approach, Western Esplanade
Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS1 2EH
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Special HALF TERM SING ALONG Intergenerational Singing geared to: People Living with dementia. People caring for an individual with dementia. Parents/relatives with children aged 0-5 (and older during the school holiday periods). Singing together Nursery Rhymes, Folk songs, Songs from Musicals and 50's & 60's.

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5:30 pm

Halloween Lantern Walk – The Naze

30th October 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join the EWT team at The Naze for a spooky, early evening Halloween lantern walk. The spooky trail, suitable for all ages, will take you in search of ghosts and pumpkins around the Naze. Be prepared to hunt for the supernatural as the sun sets over the horizon! Why not join our lantern making lantern-making

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7:30 pm

Southchurch Community Meeting

30th October 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Belle Vue Baptist Church,, Belle Vue Avenue
Southchurch, Southend,
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If you live or work in the Southchurch area, we would like to invite you to come along to Project Southchurch's first community meeting. We will be explaining about the organisation and our aims. Included in the meeting will be discussions about anti social behaviour, installation of CCTV, improved lighting and much more. Do come

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