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9:00 am

Heidi Jukes and Rachel Spender Art Exhibition – Fingringhoe Wick

24th September 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until 29th September 2019

Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre Colchester, Essex CO5 7DW United Kingdom + Google Map

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 visits

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Lost Words Trail – Thorndon Countryside Centre

24th September 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until 28th September 2019

Thorndon Countryside Centre, Thorndon Park North, The Avenue
Brentwood, Essex CM13 3RZ United Kingdom
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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.

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9:30 am

Tuesday Volunteer Work Party – Chafford Gorges Nature Reserve

24th September 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am 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

24th September 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am 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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Beavers Work Dam Hard – Finchingfield, nr Thaxted

24th September 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Come and join Essex Wildlife Trust to learn about Beavers and the flood Management project. See some amazing footage by Russell Savory, Wildlife Photographer; whose work features regularly on national TV. Tea, coffee and a bacon roll included. Guided walk to follow: Brent Hall Road, Finchingfield, Braintree CM7 4NL Wellies and appropriate clothing are essential

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2:00 pm

Volunteer Work Party: Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve

24th September 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm 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 😊 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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2:30 pm

Dementia friendly walk – Hanningfield

24th September 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 1st October 2019 at 2:30pm

Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road
Downham, Essex CM11 1WT United Kingdom
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Led by dementia-friendly trained staff, take an exclusive, quiet and peaceful walk through Hanningfield Nature Reserve. The walk is for people with dementia and their carers. Enjoy a cream tea when you return to the visitor centre. Booking required

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