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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.

Directory advertisers can add their own ad hoc events free of charge as can most charities. Other events may incur a cost. The directors reserve the right not to accept entries or to make a small charge.

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9:00 am

Lucia Hardy Art Exhibition – Colchester

19th November 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

19th November 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

19th November 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

19th November 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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10:00 am

Nature Tots Pre-School Club – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

19th November 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

19th November 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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Roding Forest School Nature Tots

19th November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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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12:30 pm

Roding Forest School Nature Tots

19th November 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

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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2:00 pm

Goldies Sing and Smile – Waltham Abbey

19th November 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Moore House Community Room, Plantagenet Place
Waltham Abbey, EN9 1BF
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Goldies is not a choir but fun social groups where we sing-a-long to the popular hits of the 50s onwards, chat and laugh with friends, stretch and sometimes dance. Join the Goldies Charity at Moore House Community Room on the Third Tuesday of every month from 2.00-3.00pm. Goldies is open to everybody but particularly aimed

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Volunteer Work Party: Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve

19th November 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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7:30 pm

Illustrated Talk: Shifting Sands – Halstead

19th November 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrews Church Hall Halstead, Essex CO9 2LD United Kingdom + Google Map

This interesting illustrated talk called Shifting Sands has been organised by the Braintree Local EWT Group. Pip Mountjoy, Keystone Species Officer at Natural England, will talk about their work restoring Breckland habitats. Refreshments available at a small charge.

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