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Heidi Jukes and Rachel Spender Art Exhibition – Fingringhoe Wick

28th 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

28th 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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10:00 am

Optics Day – Abberton Reservoir

28th September 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 6th October 2019 at 10:00am

Abberton Reservoir, Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre
Colchester, Essex CO2 0EU United Kingdom
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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 to

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Youth Rangers – Hanningfield Reservoir

28th September 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road
Downham, Essex CM11 1WT United Kingdom
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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.

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Basket Making – Abberton Reservoir

28th September 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 28th September 2019 at 10:00am

Abberton Reservoir, Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre
Colchester, Essex CO2 0EU United Kingdom
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Come and spend an enjoyable day trying your hand at the traditional craft of basket-making. Using English willow you will weave a basket to take home. The workshop is informal and relaxed and is suitable for beginners. All materials and tools will be provided but please bring sharp secateurs if you have them and it

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Crafty Saturdays – Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

28th September 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Visitor Centre, Thurrock Thameside Nature Park, Mucking Wharf Road
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex SS17 0RN United Kingdom
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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.

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