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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

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Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
01708 520364 admin@essexwt.org.uk

April 2018

Spring Bonnets – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

11th April 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along to Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre and have fun making a Spring Bonnet. There are two sessions: 10am to 11am and 12.30pm to 1.30pm. Event suitable for 5+ years of age. Advance booking essential.

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Bat Box Building – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

13th April 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on 13th April 2018 at 3:00 pm

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Have fun making a bat box to either put up in your garden or donate to the country park. Event suitable for 5+ years of age. Advance booking essential and donation per box made to be paid in advance.

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Clay Potter’s Wheel – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

14th April 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on 14th April 2018 at 11:30 am

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Have fun making a great clay model at the potter's wheel. Event suitable for 5+ years of age. Advance booking essential.

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Introduction to the Birds and other Wildlife of the Ingrebourne Valley – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

14th April 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Experience the fantastic array of wildlife that the valley holds as you Join local naturalist, Dave McGough on a healthy walk around the Country Park and the surrounding Living Landscape. Suitable for beginners, Binoculars and scopes will be Available to use.

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Birdie Birds – Ladies Birdwatching Group – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

22nd April 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join this sociable Birdwatching club for women. Meet with our friendly and knowledgeable team to enjoy a walk, observing and identifying birds at Hornchurch Country Park and the surrounding areas. Beginners welcome. Please bring Suitable clothing and footwear for the days weather: hats, sun cream and water. Please book in advance.

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DISAPPEARING GNOMES – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

28th April 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along to Ingrebourne Valley and Solve the clues of the missing Gnomes. You can also create your very own gnome to take home. Event suitable for children of 5+ years of age. There are four sessions: 10am - 11am, 11am to 12pm, 12pm to 1pm, 2pm to 3pm. Advance booking essential.

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May 2018

It’s never too late to get online – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

28th May 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until 25th June 2018

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along and get help and advise to improve your computer and digital skills. Our friendly volunteers can help you with anything from ordering shopping online, setting up email accounts to using Skype. Bring along your laptop, phone, tablet or camera for help with your device. Event suitable for 18+ years of age. This course is free of charge and there is no need to book but please phone to check availability.

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Fairy Trail And Craft – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

28th May 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Have fun Creating your own magical “ I believe” Tea Light holders, Beaded Jewellery and a Trail. Event suitable for children up to 10 years of age. Please book in advance.

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Little Badgers – Parent and Toddler Group – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

29th May 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday and Friday, repeating until 31st July 2018

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Please join us every Tuesday and Friday, all year round. Please wear appropriate outdoor clothing. Event suitable for children up to 4 years of age. Advance booking and payment essential.

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Space Explorers – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

30th May 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on 30th May 2018 at 1:30 pm

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Journey through space with fun craft and decorate a wooden rocket. Event suitable for 3 to 10 year old's. Advance booking essential.

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Merlins Bird Watching Club for Young People – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

31st May 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Our event is named after the Merlin engine that once powered the Spitfire planes based at R.A.F Hornchurch. Armed with binoculars, bird guide and a notepad (all provided), join our birdwatching guide Brenda to observe and identify the bird life of Hornchurch Country Park. This is a great opportunity to learn and develop new skills. Suitable for 8+ year old's (unaccompanied). Advance booking and payment essential.

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June 2018

Outdoor Survival, Hornchurch

1st June 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Outdoor survival fun and training for children 5 to 10 yeards old. Learn how to build a waterproof den, light a fire and toast marshmallows on an open fire. Dress to suit the weather. Booking essential

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Military History Day. Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

2nd June 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A fantastic Military History open day for all the family (children age 5 upwards) at Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre. Free event with lots of entertainment including: 1940s band BBQ and wine bar RAF Horchurch Aerodrome Historical Society Exhibitions and Memory Booth 10th Essex Regiment Display Local Artists Stalls Childrens Crafts Guided walks (11am to 1pm. Pre-booking required)  

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Birdie Birds – Ladies Birdwatching Group

17th June 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A Sociable Birdwatching Club for Women. Join our friendly and knowledgeable and enjoy a walk around Hornchurch Country Park and surrounding areas spotting and identifying birds and other wildlife along the way. Beginners welcome. What to bring: Suitable clothing and footwear for the days weather - hats, sun cream and plenty of water. Now held once per month, please call for details

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It’s never too late to get online – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

25th June 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday, repeating until 30th July 2018

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along and get help and advise to improve your computer and digital skills. Our friendly volunteers can help you with anything from ordering shopping online, setting up email accounts to using Skype. Bring along your laptop, phone, tablet or camera for help with your device. Event suitable for 18+ years of age. This course is free of charge and there is no need to book but please phone to check availability.

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Bee Themed Day – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre,

30th June 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along to Ingrebourne Valley and Join us with the Romford Division of the Essex Bee Keepers Association. They will be displaying their crafts and demonstrating - Working with Honey Bees Observation Hive & Virtual Hive Beeswax Candle Rolling Dress up in Bee Keepers Suit or Veil Local Honey and Gifts to buy

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Hawke Optics Day

30th June 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come and speak to our resident expert Brenda about the range of optics we have in store to see what will best suit you. We have optics for every price range – perfect for gifts. 10% discount on all Hawes Binoculars

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July 2018

Introduction to the Birds and other Wildlife of the Ingrebourne Valley

14th July 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until 8th December 2018

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join local naturalist Dave McGough on a walk around Hornchurch Country Park and the surrounding Living Landscape to experience the fantastic array of wildlife that the valley holds. Suitable for beginners. Binoculars and scopes will be available to use. Meet at the visitor centre. Every 2nd Saturday of the month.

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Flower Challenge: Hornchurch Country Park

27th July 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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This event is organised by the Haveing Local EWT group. Several teams with leaders try to identify 50 species of flowers in 2 hours. Which team will find the most? Identity books and sheets available. Suitable for adults and accompanied children. Meet at Ingrebourne Vallry Visitor Centre  

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Havering Bikewise Hubs – free Cycle Training at Hornchurch Country Park

28th July 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 11th August 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on 25th August 2018 at 10:00 am

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Free cycle training for all ages and all abilities. Meet at the Ingrebourne Valley visitor Centre reception desk. Booking is essential.

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Havering Bikewise Hubs – Hornchurch Country Park

30th July 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join this free, group led bike ride, suitable for all ages. Meet at Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

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It’s never too late to get online – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

30th July 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along and get help and advise to improve your computer and digital skills. Our friendly volunteers can help you with anything from ordering shopping online, setting up email accounts to using Skype. Bring along your laptop, phone, tablet or camera for help with your device. Event suitable for 18+ years of age. This course is free of charge and there is no need to book but please phone to check availability.

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It’s never too late to get online

30th July 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along to improve your computer and digital skills with help and advice from one of our friendly volunteers. We can help you with anything from setting up email accounts to ordering shopping online or using Skype. Bring along your laptop, tablet, phone or camera for help with your own device. PLEASE PHONE TO CHECK AVAILABILITY No need to book. Meet at Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre reception desk. Beginners - Suitable for 18+ years Free of charge

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August 2018

Summer Fair – Hornchurch Country Park

4th August 2018 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along to the Ingrebourne Valley Hornchurch Country Fair for our Summer Fair. Fun for all the family, craft stalls, bouncy castles, Music, refreshments, dog show and more.

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Merlins Bird Watching Club for Young People – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre,

11th August 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Named after the Merlin engines that once powered RAF Hornchurch’s Spitfires, armed with binoculars, bird guide and notepad (all provided) join Brenda our birdwatching guide to spot, observe and identify the bird life of Hornchurch Country Park. Suitable for 8 year olds + (unaccompanied). Opportunity to learn and develop new skills session by session.

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Birdie Birds – Ladies Birdwatching Group

12th August 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A Sociable Birdwatching Club for Women. Join our friendly and knowledgeable and enjoy a walk around Hornchurch Country Park and surrounding areas spotting and identifying birds and other wildlife along the way. Beginners welcome. What to bring: Suitable clothing and footwear for the days weather - hats, sun cream and plenty of water.

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Havering Bikewise Hubs – Group Led Bike Ride

23rd August 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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People of all ages and abilities are welcome to join in this group led bike ride in Hornchurch Country Park. Meet at Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre. Booking is essential      

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September 2018

Nature Tots – Parent and Toddler Group – Hornchurch

7th September 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until 2nd November 2018

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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On every Tuesday & Friday all year round, under 5s can join us at Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, enjoying the outside and getting messy. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for the weather as much of the time will be spent outside. Meet outside the Visitor Centre. Advance booking and payment essential.

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Nature Tots – Parent and Toddler Group – Hornchurch

11th September 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until 30th October 2018

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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On every Tuesday & Friday all year round, under 5s can join us at Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, enjoying the outside and getting messy. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for the weather as much of the time will be spent outside. Meet outside the Visitor Centre. Advance booking and payment essential.

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October 2018

‘Up Close and Personal’ Wildlife Photography with Russel Savory

24th October 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Russell Savory has been photographing and filming wildlife for over 20 years, his work being regularly featured on Spring and Autumnwatch and The One Show. This evening, at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, he will be talking about his ‘up close and personal’ approach to capturing wildlife on film, fully illustrated by examples of his stunning photography. Booking is essential. CLICK HERE to book your tickets online or call the visitor centre.

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January 2019

WILDLIFE WALK: HORNCHURCH COUNTRY PARK

1st January 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come and join the Havering Local Group for a New Year's Day Wildlife Walk at Hornchurch Country Park. Walks finish at approximately 1.30pm, with an option to carry on after lunch. A packed lunch is advised. Meet at the Ingrebourne Visitor Centre.

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Introduction to the Birds and other Wildlife of the Ingrebourne Valley

12th January 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join local naturalist Dave McGough on a walk around Hornchurch Country Park and the surrounding Living Landscape to experience the fantastic array of wildlife that the valley holds. Learn about the wildlife and nature that lives so close to London Suitable for beginners. Binoculars and scopes will be available to use. Meet at the visitor centre. Every 2nd Saturday of the month.

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February 2019

Nature Tots Forest School – Hornchurch Country Park

8th February 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until 12th April 2019

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A weekly club based at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, for 2 1/2 to 5 year-olds. Learning through nature and play with trained Level 3 Forest School leaders. Outdoors activities and fun in the woods Children must be accompanied by an adult. Numbers are limited. Pre-booking is essential  

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Bird Box Building

21st February 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on 21st February 2019 at 11:30 am

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Make our feathered friends a nest box We will show you step by step, how to make a nest box for a Robin or a Blue Tit. Two Sessions at: 10.00am – 11.00am, 11.30am – 12.30pm Children must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for ages 5+

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Den Building and Camp Fire Cooking – Hornchurch

21st February 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join us for a fun packed event of den building and campfire cooking Suitable for ages 5+. Advanced booking essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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April 2019

Easter Bonnets – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

15th April 2019 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along to the centre and make your own Easter bonnet. Make it as fancy as you like A drop-in event - no need to book. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Wood Whittling and Campfire Cooking – Hornchurch

16th April 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on 16th April 2019 at 11:30 am

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join us for a fun packed hour wood whittling and cooking on an open fire. Age guide is 4 years and upwards. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential

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Archery In The Woods – Hornchurch

17th April 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 17th April 2019 at 2:00 pm

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Learn and improve your Archery Skills. Great fun for all ages Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential

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Butterfly Feeders – Hornchurch Country Park

19th April 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Discover the lives of Butterflies. Take a walk into the wild and follow the trail, then head back to the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre.. Learn how butterflies survive and how you can help them. Build your own Butterfly feeders to take home. Booking is essential

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Barmy Army – Hornchurch Country Park

20th April 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on 20th August 2019 at 11:30 am

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join in the fun of the "Barmy Army" building a base camp, tackling the assault course, target practice and Tug-of-War. Please wear suitable clothing for outdoors weather and for getting muddy. Booking Essential

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Fairy-tale in the woods – Ingrebourne Valley

22nd April 2019 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A drop-in event at the Hornchurch Country Park. Join the team for fairy-tales in the woods. Take a walk through the enchanted forest answering the questions then head back to the centre and make your own fairy-tale themed craft. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Bug Hunting – Hornchurch Country Park

23rd April 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on 29th July 2019 at 10:30 am

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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4Become a bug hunter and explore the different habitats of Hornchurch Country Park. Go on a “Bug Hunt” and discover the many different species that live in the Ingrebourne Valley All equipments will be supplied, but please bring appropriate clothes for the weather. Suitable for children age 3+ Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential

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Nature Tots – Hornchurch Country Park

23rd April 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Nature Tots aims to encourage an early interest in wildlife. With this in mind, we hold wildlife themed activities outdoors, in the natural surroundings of our country park, suitable for pre-school aged children. These sessions start with 30 minutes craft activities inside then we head outside to get stuck in with some wonderful activities based on that weeks theme. Every Tuesday and Friday term time only As we'll spend time outdoors every week, please ensure children are dressed appropriately, with…

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Pond Dipping – Hornchurch Country Park

23rd April 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on 23rd April 2019 at 3:00 pm

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join the team for an afternoon of pond dipping. We will be searching under water to explore what lives there? It is fun for all and will include the use of all the equipment that’s needed. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential

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Wildlife Walk: Ingrebourne Valley

24th April 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A walk around this diverse range of habitats, including Ingrebourne Marshes SSSI, Hornchurch Country Park and Berwick Woods. A good variety of breeding birds, including kingfisher, water rail, cuckoo, Cetti’s and other warblers could be seen and heard. Water voles, grass snakes and common lizards also occur Wildlife Walks. Please arrange car sharing if possible. If travelling direct, call the wildlife walks organiser first in case of last minute changes. This event is organised by the Brentwood & Billericay Local…

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Den Building and Hammocks – Hornchurch Country Park

25th April 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on 25th April 2019 at 11:30 am

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Build a weatherproof den and learn how to make different types of hammocks. children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential

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Sand Art – Hornchurch Country Park

25th April 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on 25th April 2019 at 2:00 pm

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Suggested doinationJoin us for a great afternoon of "Sand Art" Create your very own piece of sand art to take home. Ages 4 and upwards. Children must be accompanied. Booking Essential

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Birdy Birds – Hornchurch Country Park

27th April 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join the friendly and knowledgeable volunteer and enjoy a walk around Hornchurch Country Park and surrounding areas, spotting and identifying birds and other wildlife along the way. This event is suitable for adults only. Booking Essential

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Birdwatching for Children – Hornchurch Country Park

27th April 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Observe and identify the birdlife of Hornchurch Country Park Armed with binoculars, bird guide and notepad (all provided) join Brenda our birdwatching guide to spot, observe and identify the birdlife of Hornchurch Country Park. Suitable for 8 yrs + Booking Essential

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June 2019

Birdy Birds – Ingrebourne Valley

1st June 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until 5th October 2019

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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This is a ladies only, monthly event. Join our friendly and knowledgeable volunteer and enjoy a walk around Hornchurch Country Park and surrounding areas, spotting and identifying birds and other wildlife along the way. Booking is essential

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Merlins – Hornchurch Country Park

1st June 2019 @ 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 11:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until 5th October 2019

Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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This is a monthly event for unaccompanied childre ages 8+ to observe and identify the birdlife of Hornchurch Country Park. Armed with binoculars, bird guide and notepad (all provided) join Brenda our birdwatching guideand learn and develop new skills session by session. Booking is essential

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July 2019

It’s never too late to get online – Ingrebourne Valley

2nd July 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along to improve your computer and digital skills with help and advice from one of our friendly volunteers. We can help you with anything from setting up email accounts to ordering shopping online or using Skype. Bring along your laptop, tablet, phone or camera for help with your own device. Drop in event - no booking necessary

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Hornchurch Country Park: Help with a Dragonfly Survey

6th July 2019 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Would you like to help with a dragonfly survey at Hornchurch Country Park? This is a follow on course on the dragonfly Survey with David Courtneidge, organised by the Havering Local EWT Group. Suitable for adults only.

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August 2019

Discovering Dinosaurs – Horchurch Country Park

2nd August 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Have a go at excavating your very own fossil at Hornchurch Country Park. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Age guide is 4 years and upwards. Booking required

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Pirates Ahoy! – Hornchurch Country Park

6th August 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Follow the treasure map to find the buried treasure in hornchurchCountry Park. Play pirate games in the woods and build a pirate hideout. Fancy dress optional. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential  

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Pond Dipping – Hornchurch Country Park

6th August 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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We will be exploring underwater at the ponds in Hornchurch Country Park to find out what lives there. Its fun for all and the equipment is provided too. children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential

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Wildlife SOS – Hornchurch Country Park

8th August 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A great event at Horchurch country Park for childrten who love animals. There will be lots of cuddly animals in need of your help; badgers, rabbits, hedgehogs, birds, and much more. Check over your animal to find out is wrong then do your best to help them return to the wild. Wildlife equipment will be provided. Come in your medical outfit if you wish. Suitable for children ages 3+. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential.

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Clay faces and beaded jewellery – Horchurch Country Park

8th August 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Visit Hornchurch Country Park and make a clay face on one of the tree face in the woods, then make some jewellery using natural materials like elder. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is required

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Pixies and Fairies – Hornchurch Country Park

10th August 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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At eh Pixies and Fairies event at Horchurch country Park, can you solve the clues and find the pixie village in the woods? Fancy Dress optional. Bback to the centre to create your own crown. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential

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Teddy Bear Trail – Hornchurch Country Park

12th August 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Bring your teddy bear to the woods at Hornchurch Country Park. Follow the map around the Country Park solving teddy bear clues. Then back to the centre to redeem your prize. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential but once booked you can come in at any time.

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Parent and Toddler Group, Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

13th August 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A twice weekly parent and toddler group at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre in Hornchurch Country Park, excluding school holidays. Indoor and outdoor fun, woodland play, stories, learning through play and exploration. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential

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Family Fishing – Horchurch Country Park

16th August 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A family event at the Horchurch country Park for anyone who would like to try their hand at fishing. Suitable for children aged 12years plus, who must be accompanied by an adult. All equipment is supplied, but a day-license for anyone who wants to fish is required - these can be obtained from your local post office, online, or telephone 0344 800 5386. Meet at Albyns Lake. Booking is essential

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SPECTACULAR SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

20th August 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Have lots of fun with science. Conduct your own experiments including slime, lava lamp and your own volcano. Event suitable for 5+ years of age. Please dress to suit the weather. Please book in advance.

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Bottle Rockets – Hornchurch

20th August 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Launch your very own Coke and Mentos bottle rockets as high into the sky as you can. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential

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Soft Archery – Hornchurch Country Park

21st August 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along to Hornchurch Country Park and try your hand at Archery. A fun activity for all the family, with no experience needed and all equipment supplied. There will be loads of different games and targets to aim at. Suitable for children of 5+ years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Advance booking essential.

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Bug Hunting – Hornchurch Country Park

22nd August 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Go on a fun Bug Hunt to find insects that live in Hornchurch Country Park. Event suitable for children of 3+ years of age. Children must be accompanied by an adult Advance booking essential.

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Forest School for the under 5s – Hornchurch Country Park

23rd August 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Forest School - fun for under 5’s at the Ingrebourne Valley, Hornchurch Country Park Go bug hunting, build dens, balance on rope walks, create wild art. Play woodland games and learn how to light fires. Great fun for all. Children must be accompanied by an adult Booking essential

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Alice in the Woods – Horchurch Country Park

24th August 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Visit Hornchurch Country Park and help the white witch solve the clues to find Alice’s tea party, then create great wonderland craft back at the visitor centre. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential

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Dino Trail – Hornchurch Country Park

26th August 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Drop-in to the visitor Centre to pick up a trail sheet then follow the map around Hornchurch Country Park answering dinosaur questions,  then back to the centre to redeem your prize. Please come dressed appropriately for being outside. No need to book Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Making Bird Feeders – Hornchurch Country Park

28th August 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along to Horchchurch County Park and get messy making a bird feeder for the birds to feast on. Great fun for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential

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October 2019

Halloween Hullaballoo – Hornchurch Country Park

22nd October 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Follow a spooky trail around the centre and into the woods at Hornchurch Country Park in your best Halloween outfit. Campfire stories, activities and crafts. Make a magic potion and Halloween glider, crawl under the spider nets and across the tightrope and finish off by the campfire listening to a scary story. Booking essential

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Halloween Games at Horchurch Country Park

23rd October 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join the EWT team at Horchurch Country Park for an afternoon of spooky Halloween games. Hangman bobbing, the great mummy wrap, whack the rat, coffin ball toss and guess what’s in the cauldron?. Suitable for children aged 5+ Booking essential

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Creepy Craft – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre Centre

24th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Join us for this fun event, where we will be making some creepy craft to take home ready for Halloween. Come along in your scariest Halloween Costume if you wish. Event suitable for 3+ years of age. Advance booking and payment essential.

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Family Bat Walk – Hornchurch Country Park

24th October 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along and learn about the bats that call Horchurch Country Park their home. We will be taking a walk on the wild side to spot our furry friends. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please meet at Albyns car park Please wear clothing suitable for being outdoors Booking is essential

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Halloween Pumpkin Carving – Hornchurch Country Park

25th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along and get messy at Hornchurch Country Park Carve your own pumpkin to take home ready for Halloween. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking essential.

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Halloween Fright Night – Hornchurch Country Park

25th October 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A spooky trail through the woods at Hornchurch country Park where you will meet ghosts and ghouls Fancy dress optional but please dress appropriately for being outdoors Recommended age 6+ children must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring a torch. Sessions Start at 6:30pm, 7:00pm & 7:30pm Booking essential  

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November 2019

Dinosaur Trail at Hornchurch Country Park

30th November 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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The Dinosaur Trail at Hornchurch Country Park is a drop-in event - no need to book. Follow the map answering dinosaur questions then head back to the centre to collect your prize. Children must be accompanied by an adult Please wear suitable clothing for being outdoors

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December 2019

Forest School Sunday – Hornchurch Country Park

1st December 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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The Forest School session at Hornchurch Country Park is a great way for youngsters to learn through nature. Essex Wildlife Trust trained Level 3 Forest Skill Leaders will oversee a range of activities and fun in the woods helping children gain skills and increase confidence. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Advance booking is essential

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Christmas Trail at Hornchurch Country Park

7th December 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Escape the Christmas rush and enjoy some family time with the Christmas Trail at Hornchurch Country Park. This is a self-led trail - no need to book. Pick your trail sheet up at the visitor centre. Please wear clothing suitable for being outside Children must be accompanied by an adult

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Christmas Trail and Craft – Hornchurch Country Park

14th December 2019 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Enjoy some family time in Hornchurch Country Park on a self-lead trail, then head back to the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre to create some Christmas crafts to take home. Please wear clothing suitable for being outdoors Children must be accompanied by an adult There are various time slots throughout the day and booking is essential.

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Meet Santa in the woods at Hornchurch Country Park

21st December 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Meet Santa in the woods at Hornchurch Country Park and receive a gift. You can even take your own photo with Santa! Children must be accompanied by an adult Please wear clothing suitable for being outdoors There are several bookable sessions throughout the day. Booking is essential

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January 2020

Wildlife Walk through Hornchurch Country Park

1st January 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come and join the EWT team for a beautiful New Year's day wildlife walk through Hornchurch Country Park. Please meet at Essex Wildlife Trust's Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre off Squadrons Approach Please wear clothing suitable for being outdoors The walk will finish at around 1pm with an option to carry on afterwards. Do bring a packed lunch. This is a free event and there is no need to book, but do contact Tony to confirm the walk is still going…

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Nature Tots Pre-School Club – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

7th January 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A twice-weekly pre-school club for under 5s at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, based around nature, wildlife and the seasons. Children can enjoy includes time indoors and outdoors including arts, crafts, games, stories, music and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential    

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February 2020

Bugs and Beasties in the Woods – Horchurch

8th February 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Bugs & Beasties in the Woods at Hornchurch Country Park. Come and explore the different habitats. Go on a Bug Hunt and find many of the insects that live in the Ingrebourne Valley. All equipment supplied. Suitable for ages 3+. Please dress to suit the weather. This is a drop-in event. No need to book. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Wildlife Homes and Habitats Trail – Hornchurch

17th February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Visit Hornchurch Country Park and go on a walk to find the answers to the wildlife homes and habitat trail. Great fun for all ages - solve the clues then head back to the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre to make your very own habitat and home craft. This is a drop-in event. There's no need to book. Please wear suitable clothing for muddy paths Children must be accompanied by an adult

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Den Building and Camp Fire Cooking – Hornchurch

18th February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Have a great time at Hornchurch Country Park learning the different techniques on building a waterproof den and finding out how to make and cook campfire doughnuts. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential

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Children’s bird box making workshop – Hornchurch

18th February 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Learn how to make a bird box for our feathered friends at Hornchurch Country Park Step by step how to make a nest box for a Robin or Blue tit. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for ages 5+. Booking essential

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Forest School Drop-Off Day – Hornchurch

19th February 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Forest School Drop-off day at Hornchurch Country Park for over 5s for unaccompanied children. This event is ideal for children who would love to be outdoors, make dens, climb trees, get muddy, use tools, create art and more! Led by level 3 forest school practitioners in the beautiful Ingrebourne woodlands. Please bring a packed lunch and wear suitable outdoor clothing and waterproofs. Sessions will be based solely outdoors no matter what the weather! Booking essential

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River Dipping at Hornchurch Country Park

20th February 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Enjoy river dipping at Hornchurch Country Park, using nets and ID charts to discover and identify the creatures that live in the River Ingrebourne Meet at Hacton Lane car park. Wellies are essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult Booking essential

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Children’s bug hotel workshop – Hornchurch

21st February 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Come along to the Discovery Centre in Hornchurch at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre and make your own bug hotel to take home to help your local insect population! Children must be accompanied by an adult All tools and equipment will be provided. Advance booking essential

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Build your own toad house – Hornchurch

22nd February 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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Discover the amazing life of toads & frogs at Hornchurch Country Park. Learn how they survive in the wild and how you can help. Build you own Toad house to take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult Booking essential

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December 2020

Nature Tots Pre-School Club – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

25th December 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A twice-weekly pre-school club for under 5s at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, based around nature, wildlife and the seasons. Children can enjoy includes time indoors and outdoors including arts, crafts, games, stories, music and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential    

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Nature Tots Pre-School Club – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

29th December 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A twice-weekly pre-school club for under 5s at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, based around nature, wildlife and the seasons. Children can enjoy includes time indoors and outdoors including arts, crafts, games, stories, music and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential    

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January 2021

Nature Tots Pre-School Club – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

1st January 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A twice-weekly pre-school club for under 5s at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, based around nature, wildlife and the seasons. Children can enjoy includes time indoors and outdoors including arts, crafts, games, stories, music and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential    

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Nature Tots Pre-School Club – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

5th January 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A twice-weekly pre-school club for under 5s at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, based around nature, wildlife and the seasons. Children can enjoy includes time indoors and outdoors including arts, crafts, games, stories, music and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential    

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Nature Tots Pre-School Club – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

8th January 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A twice-weekly pre-school club for under 5s at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, based around nature, wildlife and the seasons. Children can enjoy includes time indoors and outdoors including arts, crafts, games, stories, music and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential    

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Nature Tots Pre-School Club – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

12th January 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A twice-weekly pre-school club for under 5s at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, based around nature, wildlife and the seasons. Children can enjoy includes time indoors and outdoors including arts, crafts, games, stories, music and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential    

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Nature Tots Pre-School Club – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

15th January 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A twice-weekly pre-school club for under 5s at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, based around nature, wildlife and the seasons. Children can enjoy includes time indoors and outdoors including arts, crafts, games, stories, music and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential    

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Nature Tots Pre-School Club – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

19th January 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A twice-weekly pre-school club for under 5s at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, based around nature, wildlife and the seasons. Children can enjoy includes time indoors and outdoors including arts, crafts, games, stories, music and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential    

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Nature Tots Pre-School Club – Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

22nd January 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach
Hornchurch, Essex RM12 6DF United Kingdom
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A twice-weekly pre-school club for under 5s at the Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, based around nature, wildlife and the seasons. Children can enjoy includes time indoors and outdoors including arts, crafts, games, stories, music and more! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential    

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