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10:00 am

Hedgehog Club: Halloween Horrors – Hanningfield Reservoir

28th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road
Downham, Essex CM11 1WT United Kingdom
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A family event at Hanningfield Reservoir, suitable for children aged 4-8. Explore the nature reserve and hunt for all things creepy before it gets dark.Games, crafts and activities, all with a Halloween theme. Please wear/bring suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. All children must be accompanied by an adult. .  

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Pumpkin Carving – Abberton Reservoir

28th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Abberton Reservoir, Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre
Colchester, Essex CO2 0EU United Kingdom
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Carve your own spooky pumpkin for Halloween at the Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre. Pumpkins and carving tools will be provided - just bring along some good ideas to carve! ADVANCED BOOKING ESSENTIAL, All children MUST be accompanied and will require adult help throughout, accompanying adults go free.

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Family Forest School – Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve

28th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve, Maldon Road
Tiptree, Colchester, Essex CO5 0PU United Kingdom
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Do you and your children love to be outdoors? Then get outside and be active! Make dens, climb trees, get muddy, use tools, create art, make fires and cook on a fire. Our Forest School programme will help to build confidence, self-esteem and develop social skills and all in the beautiful setting of the Tiptree

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Mixing magic potions and spells at The Naze

28th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Naze Visitor Centre, Old Hall Lane
Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom
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A morning of making potions, spells and wizardry for children at The Naze. Make your own wizards wands and practising potion making, then we'll be heading out to the Naze to hunt for ingredients to create our own magic potions. Fancy dress welcome, but please dress in clothing suitable for being outdoors Children must be

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1:00 pm

Woodland world pottery painting – Hanningfield

28th October 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road
Downham, Essex CM11 1WT United Kingdom
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Essex Wildlife Trust Hanningfield and Painted Peppermint are delighted to bring you some pottery painting fun this October half term! Let your children get creative painting their own masterpieces or create a hand and footprint keepsake for yourself to treasure forever. A large selection of beautiful pieces will be available to choose from, including woodland

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7:00 pm

Bats At Belfairs!

28th October 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Belfairs Woodland Centre, Eastwood Road North
Leigh-on-Sea, Essex SS9 4LR United Kingdom
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Meet The Stars of the Night! Belfairs is home to a few different species of bat and they are a common sight in our night sky. Join us for an evening of "Bat Chat" with Ella from the Essex Bat Group, hear about their work and learn more about these fascinating aeronauts. There will be

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