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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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Hedgehog Club: Halloween Horrors – Hanningfield Reservoir

Pumpkin Carving – Abberton Reservoir

Family Forest School – Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve

Mixing magic potions and spells at The Naze

Forest School Drop Off Day – Abbotts Hall Farm

Pumpkin Trail – Belfairs Woodland Centre

Woodland Wizards and Witches Workshop – Fingringhoe Wick

Wildlife Explorer Drop-off Day – Abberton Reservoir

Forest School Drop Off Day – Fingringhoe Wick

Brambly Hedge Adventures: Autumn Story – Abberton Reservoir Centre

Young Adventurers – Hanningfield Reservoir

Make Clay Forest Faces and Creatures at Belfairs

Forest School Drop-Odd Day (Over 5s) – Abbotts Hall Farm, Colchester

Pumpkin Carving – Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre

Bonkers About Conkers – Hanningfield Reservoir

Pond Dipping – Abberton Reservoir

Forest Schools Fridays – Belfairs Woodland Centre

Garden Ride – Free cycling event! Southend

Crazy Clay Creations – Hannigfield Reservoir

Beastly Bug Hunt at Thurrock Thameside Nature Reserve

Children’s drop-in Autumn Crafts at Abberton

Wardens Autumn Ramble – Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor

Kids’ Fire Making – Thurrock Thameside

Fireworks Night – Thurrock Thameside Visitor Centre

Halloween Drop-in Crafts – Belfairs

Make a Drawstring Backpack – Hanningfield

Young Volunteer Work Party – Hanningfield


Shoresearch Survey – Colne Point


Sepsis Awareness Event

Improve your Birdwatching-Duck ID – Abbots Hall Farm

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Corporate Quiz Night – Southend

South East and Central Essex Mind AGM Networking Event

Nature Photography Workshop – Belfairs

Seven Woods Walk – Belfairs and Daws Heath

Basket Making – Abberton Reservoir


Early Years Foundation Stage Forest Skills – Abbotts Hall Farm

Roding Forest School Nature Tots

Illustrated Talk: Amphibians and Reptiles – Laindon

Illustrated Talk: The Wildlife of Peru, Ecuador and Brazil – Maldon


Astronomy Evening – Thurrock Thameside Visitor Centre

Needle felting workshop – Fingringhoe Wick

Ranger Rambles – Fingringhoe Wick

Hen rehoming by the British Hen Welfare Trust – Great Totham

Stargazing at Abberton

Astronomy Night – Hanningfield Reservoir

Design your Christmas Cards, Wrapping Paper, Gift Bags and more

Growing Community: the soil and soul story of the Southend in Transition Community Allotment

Illustrated Talk: Shifting Sands – Halstead

Ladies Lunch and Christmas Shopping for Brainwave – Orsett Hall

Illustrated Talk: The Working Life of a tree-climbing Ecologist – Clacton

Illustrated Talk about the Wilderness Foundation – Colchester

Illustrated Talk: Antarctica – Shenfield

Illustrated Talk: The Importance of Fungi

Little Heroes ASD Support Group’s 2019 Charity Gala

Drop off Days – Fingringhoe Wick

Optics Day – Abberton Reservoir

Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Christmas Gift and Food Fair

Festive Mandala Dot Painting Workshop – Southend


Literacy Outdoors Forest Skills for Adults – Abbotts Hall

Christmas Wreath Making at Abberton

Illustrated Talk: Bats – Belfairs

Christmas Creatures Trail – Abberton

Southend in Sight’s Christmas Pop-up Shop

Meet Mother Christmas at Fingringhoe Wick

Winter Wonderland Trail at Bedfords Park

Children’s Christmas wreath-making workshop – Abberton Reservoir

Tree Celebration Day and Forest Bathing – Belfairs

Winter Self-led Trail – Fingringhoe Wick

Forest School Sunday – Hornchurch Country Park

Stone Point Waders – A guided walk at The Naze

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