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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 emotionallyFind out more »
Drop-off days at Fingringhoe Wick give you the opportunity to drop your children off for the day and let them have a great time in a fun and educational environment. They will spend time in the woods buidling dens, toasting marshmallows over the camp fire and so much more. Please provide snacks, a packed lunchFind out more »
Visit Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre and let the friendly Optics Team help and advise you. The EWT range of Hawke and Opticron binoculars, telescopes, tripods and accessories are carefully selected for quality, price and value for money and will be on display so you can try before you buy. All profits go to EWT toFind out more »
A fortnightly group for children aged 8-11 years old who enjoy the outdoors, wildlife and getting their hands dirty at Hanningfield Reservoir Centre and Nature Reserve. Lots of different indoor and outdoor activities.Find out more »
Onsite parkingDrop into Thurrock Thameside Nature Park and make a clever craft with our volunteer, Crafty Carol. Each week there will be a different theme. This is a drop-in event suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.Find out more »
Helen Rollason Cancer Charity’s Christmas Gift and Food Fair is back on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th November 2019, and it’s bigger and better than ever! Held in the fabulous grounds of Chelmsford City Racecourse, the fair will be showcasing independent retailers who will stock a variety of items including gifts, homeware, jewellery, art, books,Find out more »
Join South East and Central Mind for a special Festive Mandala Dot Painting Workshop this Christmas time! Learn how to create your own Mandala masterpiece, which you can then paint onto a stone and take home. All classes are run by Angelique, owner of Love Dotting - Mandala Workshops, with all materials included. Class suitableFind out more »
Join the Essex Wildife Trust for their regular Badger Boogie Night, being held this time in Manningtree.. A fun night that also helps raise funds for Essex Wildlife Trust. A FREE 1 hour jive lesson with john and Caroline is included at the beginning of the evening. DJs Andy AVB and The Baker Boy willFind out more »