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9:00 am

Volunteer Work Party: Chigborough Lakes Nature Reserve

6th October 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until 1st March 2020

We are a friendly group and new volunteers will be made welcome. Work parties are normally held on the first Sunday of the month, but do always check as dates and times may change. Do bring drinks and snacks, and maybe lunch incase we carry on a bit longer. Please contact the warden at for

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Lucia Hardy Art Exhibition – Colchester

6th October 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until 30th November 2019

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

Local artist Lucia Hardy will be exhibiting some stunning pieces inspired by nature at the Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve near Colchester. Lucia Hardy is an artist who describes her work as Wild, Dark and Inspired by nature. Lucia lives and works in Essex, painting expressive and engaging birds and wildlife, as well as creating emotionally

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9:30 am

Sunday Volunteer Work Party – Chafford Gorges Nature Reserve

6th October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on 3rd November 2019 at 9:30am

One event on 1st December 2019 at 9:30am

Chafford Gorges Nature Park, Park Visitor Centre
Chafford Hundred, Essex RM16 6RW United Kingdom
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Volunteer with the Essex Wildlife trust at Chafford Gorges and gain valuable knowledge and experience working with animals and nature. See rare plants and animals and learn conservation techniques. If you are interested in helping out please contact the Ranger: Deanw@essexwt.org.uk Please wear suitable shoes and clothing and bring a packed lunch and drinks etc

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Volunteer Wortk Party: Sawbridgeworth Marsh Nature Reserve

6th October 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Sunday, repeating until 23rd February 2020

Work parties at Sawbridgeworth Nature Reserve take place every Sunday. Contact the warden Bob Reed for more information.  

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10:00 am

Optics Day – Abberton Reservoir

6th October 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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Family Forest Fun – Bedfords Park

6th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

Bedfords Park Visitor Centre, Havering-atte-Bower
Romford, Essex RM14 1QH United Kingdom
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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 Essential

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Volunteer Work Party. Sandylay & Moat Woods / Little Waltham Meadows

6th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

These work parties are held on the first Sunday of each month. The venue changes according to need, so it is essential to contact the wardens in advance and confirm meeting points. (terriamory@hotmail.com or blackberry67@hotmail.co.uk) Tools and refreshments provided. Younger volunteers welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult.

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1:00 pm

Thameside Folk

6th October 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Visitor Centre, Thurrock Thameside Nature Park, Mucking Wharf Road
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex SS17 0RN United Kingdom
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An afternoon of free live music at Thurrock Thameside Nature Park Visitor Centre for all the family. Four great acts have been booked plus space for floor acts Contact us if you would like to perform. No booking required. Just turn up and enjoy the fun  

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