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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Please join Essex Wildlife Trust for a 5 mile fun run through the beautiful late summer woodland. We will meet at the Belfairs Woodland Centre and follow a 5 mile off-road course through the Belfairs Woods and Nature Reserve. The run will take you through ancient coppiced woodland, a home to rare butterflies, song thrushesFind out more »
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 »
Work parties at Sawbridgeworth Nature Reserve take place every Sunday. Contact the warden Bob Reed for more information.Find out more »
Expert guides from Swallow Birding will be present all day offering advice and walks alongside The Essex Birdwatching Society. Expert guides from Swallow Birding will be on hand all day to offer advice and have a chat, free guided tours going out at 10am, 12noon and 2pm. The Essex Birdwatching Society will have a standFind out more »
Join our Ranger for a pleasant stroll around Chafford Gorges Nature Park. You will learn about the different wildlife that inhabit the park and the management techniques that we use to protect them. Event suitable for all ages. Please book in advance. Please aim to arrive 15 minutes early. Please bring appropriate clothing, sturdy boots, waterFind out more »
Join Photographer Daniel Bridge for this one-day workshop. This course is designed to teach you the basics of photography. You will learn everything needed to take full control of your camera e.g. aperture, shutter speed, ISO etc. Event suitable for 11+ years of age. Advance booking essential.Find out more »
Fortnightly family Forest School session in the beautiful Bedfords Park woodland. Learn to light fires, use tools and ropes, play, create and explore through the changing seasons Bring a snack and water and ensure suitable clothing. Advance Booking EssentialFind out more »
Want to learn about Foraging and how our furry friends look for foods. Let yourself be taught practical skills that you can use any time to forage for foods yourself. In the course you'll learn the basics of foraging and how to identify edible plants followed by a walk around the nature reserve to putFind out more »
Come and enjoy a guided walk around The Naze lead by bird expert Marc Outten to discover which migrants have arrived, what is out at sea and other things of interest at this unique and diverse coastal habitat. Don't forget your binoculars and camera. Booking essentialFind out more »