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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A joint art exhibition at Fingringhow Wick Visitor Centre featuring Heidi Jukes art works and aerial photographs from Rachel Spender. Rachel Spender will be exhibiting hand made black and white aerial photographs of Essex salt marshes. Heidi Jukes will exhibit small ‘OutPost works’ painted on board using visual references from rural sites on exploratory visitsFind out more »
So many words are disappearing from our dictionaries! Would you like to help Essex Wildlife Trust discover those lost natural words by following a trail around the woods at Thorndon Countryside Centre. Drop-in and collect a self-led trail leaflet from the Visitor Centre at any time. Come on your own or bring the family.Find out more »
Join 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. ContactFind out more »
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.Find out more »
Ladies... a fortnightly event just for you. No men involved Join our expert guide Liz in this friendly group at Fingrinhoe Wick Nature Reserve, Colchester aimed at ladies who would like to learn a new or improve on their birding knowledge. Please wear suitable clothes for the weather (we’ll go out rain or shine!) andFind out more »
Join the EWT team at Langdon Nature Reserve for a fun morning of wildlife themed activities, including outdoor adventures, craft and story. Suitable for pre-school aged children, accompanied by an adult, babes in arms free when accompanying an older sibling. Suitable outdoor clothing required. Advance booking is essentialFind out more »
This EWT adult-only Wildlife Gardening Nature course being at Abbotts Hall is aimed at anyone who is interested in making space for wildlife, whether you have a small garden, courtyard garden, allotment or an acre or more of land. The course will cover small scale features that can make your garden more wildlife friendly; plantsFind out more »