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The Naze Centre

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Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom
01255 679379 naze@essexwt.org.uk

September 2017

Wildlife Activity Days – The Naze Centre

1st September 2017 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom

Join us every Friday, when we will be hosting a range of wildlife themed activities. Each day will have it's own individual animal theme including badgers, birds, bees, bugs, butterflies and bats. There will be a wide range of activities available including: wildlife spotting, things to make and take home and an opportunity to take part in our weekly wildlife art competition. Wildlife spotting and crafts will be self led, though our education rangers will be on hand to help.…

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Rock Pool Dipping – The Naze Centre

1st September 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom
£1

join our education ranger on the beach for some rock pool dipping sessions. Have fun searching the rock pools to see the different plants and animals hiding when the tide goes out. Event suitable for all ages. Cost shown is a recommended donation per person. No need to book for this event.

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Exploring the Magic of Moths – The Naze Centre

2nd September 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom
£4

Join us for a talk by a local moth enthusiast. We will be looking at different moth monitoring equipment and collecting moth species for identification. Event suitable for ages 14+ years. Cost shown is a recommended donation per person. Please book in advance.

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February 2018

Crafty Sunday – The Naze Centre

11th February 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us here at The Naze Centre for our Sunday Crafts for families event. Event suitable for all ages. No need to book, just drop in.

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April 2018

Pygmy goat kids and Chick animal encounter – The Naze Centre

1st April 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Drop in to the Naze Centre between 10am and 4pm where will be joined by Pygmy goat kids and chicks in our education room. You will have the opportunity to hold the animals for a £1.00 donation. No need to book.

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Stone Point Walk – The Naze Centre

2nd April 2018 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us for a healthy walk to Stone Point, led by one of our local volunteers. You will learn the importance of Stone Point as well as seeing more of the local bird life and taking in some stunning views. Event suitable for 11+ years of age. Advance booking essential.

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Family fossil discovery day – The Naze Centre

3rd April 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Why are our cliffs so special? Our classroom introduction will tell you all about The Naze geology and where to find fossils. Please bring a bag or bucket, ready to collect fossils on our group fossil hunt. Please bring sturdy footwear. Event suitable for all ages. Advance booking essential.

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Spring craft – The Naze Centre

3rd April 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A simple drop in craft event for families. There will be a range of Spring themed crafts to make and take home. Event suitable for all ages. No need to book

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Pirate Adventure – The Naze Centre

5th April 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Hunt for hidden treasure. Follow the maps and find the clues. Can you find all the treasure and unlock the pirates chest? Event suitable for all ages. Advance booking essential.

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Seashore crafts – The Naze Centre

6th April 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us here at The Naze Centre, we will have a range of seashore themed arts and crafts available in the education room. No need to book, just drop in.

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Rock pool discovery – The Naze Centre

9th April 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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One event on 9th April 2018 at 1:00 pm

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Discover marine life found at The Naze. You will be dipping in rock pools to see what is hidden beneath the seaweed and making your very own seashore mobile out of natural materials. Event suitable for all ages. Advance booking essential

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Golf Course to Nature Reserve, ninety years that have shaped The Naze

22nd April 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join us on this healthy two hour walk to explore the many uses and activities for which The Naze has been used: Anti-aircraft Battery, Rocket Testing Range, Radar Station, Golf Course, Potential Holiday Camp and finally, Public Open Space. Event suitable for all ages. Advance booking essential.

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June 2018

30 Days Wild Weekend – Fossil Hunting and Minibeast Hunting

16th June 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

As part of 30 days wild we are having a wild weekend of fossil hunting and minibeast hunting. Fossil hunting will take part from 10am-11.30am and minibeast hunting 2pm-3.30pm. In between there will be the opportunity to purchase a picnic lunch from the visitor centre. Booking is essential for the fossil hunting and minibeast hunting. .

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30 Days Wild Weekend – Fossil Hunting and Minibeast Hunting

17th June 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

As part of 30 days wild we are having a wild weekend of fossil hunting and minibeast hunting. Fossil hunting will take part from 10am-11.30am and minibeast hunting 2pm-3.30pm. In between there will be the opportunity to purchase a picnic lunch from the visitor centre. Booking is essential for the fossil hunting and minibeast hunting.

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Walton at War: Napoleon to The Cold War

17th June 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

The Naze has always been in the front line of England's defence against invasion. Discover the military history of Walton and the surrounding area from Napoleon to the cold war. Booking is essential for this walk.

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Free Yoga Session

21st June 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

This will be a free session suitable for all and led by professional yoga teacher Miranda Rayner. Please bring a beach towel or mat to sit/lay on.

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Stone Point Walk- Avocets and Terns

23rd June 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A guided walk to the beautiful Stone Point. Enjoy the scenery and look out for wading and migratory birds. This walk is 5 miles in length and will involve walking over soft sand, salt marsh and mud. Please wear suitable footwear. Adults - Suitable for All Ages

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July 2018

Sand Art – The Naze Centre

23rd July 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until 27th August 2018

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A weekly holiday event at The Naze Centre suitable for all ages. Come and fill a sand bottle at our sand bottle station and create your own sand art pictures. This is a drop in activity so spend as long as you wish during the specified time. No need to book.

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Pirates – The Naze

24th July 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 28th August 2018

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Fancy hunting for treasure at The Naze Centre? Follow the maps, find the clues and unlock the pirates chest to find the hidden treasure. This is a drop-in self-led activity. Maps etc available at reception.  

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Dinosaurs – The Naze

24th July 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 28th August 2018

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A weekly drop-in activity, suitable for all ages, during the school holidays. Take part in our dinosaur crafts, trail and volcano making. Children must be accompanies by an dult. This is a self-led activity session with our education rangers on hand to help.  

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Young Scientists and Wildlife Explorers

25th July 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

This is a drop-in self-led activity.

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Family Orienteering at The Naze

26th July 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Suitable for All Ages

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Family Fossil Discovery – The Naze Centre,

26th July 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Come along to The Naze to discover why our cliffs are so special. Our classroom introduction tell you all about The Naze geology and where to find fossils before headng on a group fossil hunt. Please bring a bag or bucket to collect your fossils in and wear sturdy footwear. Suitable for All Ages

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Natural Art: Outdoor Craft Stations – The Naze Centre

27th July 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Friday, repeating until 31st August 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday, repeating indefinitely

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

This is a drop-in activity at The Naze Centre. Suitable for all ages..

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Drop-In Craft and Scavenger Hunt – The Naze Centre,

30th July 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Our simple drop-in craft for famiies We will have a range of crafts to make and take home. Suitable for All Ages

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August 2018

Young Scientists and Wildlife Explorers – The Naze Centre

1st August 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 29th August 2018

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A drop-in, self-led activity event suitable for all the family.

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Family Fossil Discovery – The Naze Centre

2nd August 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on 23rd August 2018 at 2:00 pm

One event on 30th August 2018 at 10:00 am

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Visit The Naze to discover why the cliffs are so special. The classroom introduction tells you all about The Naze geology and where to find fossils. Then head on a group fossil hunt. Please bring a bag or bucket to collect youe fossils in and wear sturdy footwear. Booking essential.

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Family Orienteering – The Naze Centre

2nd August 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 2:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 30th August 2018

One event on 9th August 2018 at 10:30 am

One event on 23rd August 2018 at 10:30 am

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A fun family event, suitable for all ages. Use a map and compass to find you way around The Naze. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential  

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Natural Art – Outdoor Craft Stations – The Naze Centre

3rd August 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Friday, repeating until 31st August 2018

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A drop-in activity suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult/

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Stone Point Walk: Avocets and Terns – The Naze Centre

4th August 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A guided walk to the beautiful Stone Point. Enjoy the scenery and look out for wading and migratory birds. This walk is 5 miles in length and will involve walking over soft sand, salt marsh and mud. Please wear suitable footwear. Booking essential.

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Wild Play – On the Beach – The Naze Centre,

6th August 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Booking Essential - Suitable for All Ages

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Marine Wildlife and Shore Search – The Naze Centre

6th August 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Booking Essential.  Suitable for All Ages

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Dinosaurs! – The Naze Centre

13th August 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on 28th August 2018 at 2:00 pm

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

This is a drop-in activity at The Naze Centre, suitable for children of all ages. Take part in our dinosaur crafts, trail and volcano making. This is a self-led activity session with our education rangers on hand to help. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Birds of Secret Water – The Naze

19th August 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

This walk, follows the sea wall bordering The Naze Backwaters. It is timed to give you an opportunity to spot the local wildlife and enjoy the outstanding views along the way. suitable for all ages. children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential.

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September 2018

Stone Point Walk – Waders at high tide – The Naze

8th September 2018 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A guided walk to the beautiful Stone Point. Enjoy the scenery and look out for wading and migratory birds. This walk is 5 miles in length and will involve walking over soft sand, salt marsh and mud. Please wear suitable footwear and bring a light lunch and drinks. Booking is essential. Meet at the Visitor Centre

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Birdies! 90 years that have shaped the Naze

23rd September 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

From Golf course to nature reserve. This walk is an exploration of The Naze's uses past and present including golf course, radar station, rocket testing and much more. A truly fascinating journey through the past of this unique area. The walk leader will also take in any wildlife sightings along the way. This walk is suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential.

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October 2018

Geological History of Essex – The Naze

7th October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Learn how the basement on which Essex is constructed came into being, its wanderings around the globe over the ensuing millennia and the dramatic shifts in climate and sea level that have occurred throughout this journey. The course is led by Mike Sandison, a member of the Geologists Association and Open University Geological Society. Fieldwork will take place at The Naze Visitor Centre, an excellent example of these events, at least over the last 100 million years. Please wear sturdy…

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Stone Point Walk – Waders at high tide – The Naze

7th October 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on 22nd December 2018 at 11:00 am

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A guided 5-mile walk to the beautiful Stone Point at The Naze. Enjoy the scenery and look out for wading and migratory birds. Please wear suitable footwear for walking over soft sand, salt marsh and mud. Booking is essential.

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Dinosaur Crafts – The Naze Centre

22nd October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

An arts and crafts session suitable for all ages, with a dinosaur theme with plenty to make and do. Booking is essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult

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Witches and Wizards – The Naze Centre

24th October 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A morning of potions and wizardry, suitable for all ages, at The Naze. Make your own broom sticks or wizards wands and practice potion making. Then head out onto The Naze to hunt for ingredients to create your own magic potions. Fancy dress welcome! Children must be accompanied by an adult Booking is essential

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Creepy Crawlies – The Naze

24th October 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Do you love things that wriggle, crawl, creep and slither? Hunt for creepy crawlies, make a spider in a web to take home and have a go at our very messy bug hunt relay game! Booking is essential.

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Willow Lantern Making – The Naze Centre

26th October 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on 26th October 2018 at 12:00 pm

One event on 26th October 2018 at 2:00 pm

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Make a willow lantern at The Naze Centre ready for halloween. There will also be a chance to use your lantern at the lantern walk on the nature reserve in the evening. Suitable for all ages. Booking is essential.  

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Lantern Walk – The Naze

26th October 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A dusk lantern walk around the Naze, suitable for younger children. Watch out for the surprises along the way. Make a willow lantern at the centre earlier in the day (see events) or bring your own. Fancy dress welcome. Booking is essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Spooky Tales at The Naze

27th October 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A halloween event for all the family. Join the team in your spookiest fancy dress for a night time trail with a halloween twist. The ghostly tales and legends of The Naze come to life for an evening of spooks and scares. Booking is essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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April 2019

Birds of Secret Water – The Naze

7th April 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Enjoy a Waders and Wildfowl in Walton Backwaters by The Naze This walk follows the sea wall as the tide is rising to give a good chance of seeing wading birds at relatively close range feeding on the saltmarsh and mud flats. Wintering ducks and geese should also be present, including Brent Geese for which Hamford water is an internationally important habitat. Please be aware that this walk will take about two and a half hours and is about 3…

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Extinction Trail and Craft – The Naze

8th April 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A self led extinction trail and childrens craft activity. Follow the self led trail to discover some of the worlds extinct animal species, what caused their extinction? Can you spot any of their fossils in our fossil display cabinets? We will also have a woolly mammoth craft for you to try in the centre. This is a drop-in event. no need to book.

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Family Fossil Discovery – The Naze

9th April 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Come along to The Naze to discover why our cliffs are so special. Our classroom introduction tells you about The Naze geology and where to find fossils before heading out on a group fossil hunt. Please bring a bag or bucket to collect your fossils in and wear sturdy footwear. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential

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May 2019

Stone Point Walk, The Naze – Possible Sightings of Avocets and Terns

25th May 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Enjoy an exploratory walk to Stone Point at The Naze with a chance to see some of the waders and terns that call the remote marshes "home". Please be aware that this walk will take up to 3 hours and is 5 miles in length. It will involve walking over soft sand, salt marsh and mud, please wear suitable footwear, appropriate clothing and please bring some water with you. More importantly, don’t forget your binoculars! Possible sightings of various different…

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June 2019

1940s weekend event – The Naze centre

1st June 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 2nd June 2019

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

The 1940's weekend event will be on Saturday the 1st of June and Sunday the 2nd of June 2019. The event will swing into action at 10:00 am and run all day until 4:30 pm on both days. It is a 1940's themed event with live music, theatre, dance, and war memorabilia and all sorts of activities for kids and adults spread throughout the day. There will be a band called "She Brings The Rain" playing two sessions throughout both…

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Butterfly Bingo and Craft – The Naze

15th June 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Come along to the butterfly bingo trail and sand art workshop at the Naze Centre for our BIG wild weekend on the 15th and 16th of June! It's part of our 30 days wild campaign to get everybody outdoors and enjoying the beauty that mother nature has to offer. #30DaysWild This is a great fun, family event but is also educational for children. Explore the Naze looking for butterflies and then head back to the centre to design some of…

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The Wild Naze – presentation by Liz Huxley

16th June 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A presentation by local enthusiast Liz Huxley who will be showcasing some of her incredible landscape and wildlife photos taken at The Naze. Enjoy an indepth look into the diverse range of wildlife found at The Naze throughout each of the four seasons of the year. The suggested donation will all go towards supporting the conservation efforts of the Essex Wildlife Trust. Booking is essential

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Stone Point Walk – Avocets and Terns – The Naze

22nd June 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A chance to visit the remote marshes of The Naze to see some of the waders and terns which that frequent the area. Please be aware that this walk will take up to 3 hours and is 5 miles in length, starting at Stone Point, and will involve walking over soft sand, salt marsh and mud. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing and bring plentof water and snacks.  Please bring your binoculars, although we cannot guarantee wildlife sightings. Children should…

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Seashore Search – The Naze

29th June 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

An exploratory adventure looking for the plants and animals living on the Naze seashore and a chance to discover more about the wonderful world beneath the waves. The event will begin with a short presentation about Essex marine wildlife before heading down to the beach to look for seashore life at The Naze. Booking is essential.

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August 2019

Summer Waders “Birdies” Walk – The Naze

4th August 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

This summers waders walk at The Naze is potentially the most spectacular "birdie" walk of the year. This is a rare chance to see the wading birds as they return from their arctic breeding grounds, many will still be in their summer plumage. This walk follows the sea wall as the tide is rising, to give a good chance of seeing wading birds at relatively close range, feeding on the salt marsh and mud flats. The walk will take about…

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Shark Crazy – The Naze

5th August 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on 26th August 2019 at 3:00 pm

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

An activity session at The Naze all about sharks! Have a go at the shark trail, play shark themed games, make some shark crafts and hunt for sharks teeth. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential

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Mad About minibeasts – The Naze

6th August 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on 16th August 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on 16th August 2019 at 12:30 pm

One event on 16th August 2019 at 2:30 pm

One event on 22nd August 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on 22nd August 2019 at 3:00 pm

One event on 30th August 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on 30th August 2019 at 12:30 pm

One event on 30th August 2019 at 2:30 pm

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Come and discover some of the smallest creatures at The Naze. We will have bug hunting nets and equipment available, a craft table full of butterfly themed crafts and join us on our bee trail to win a small sweet prize. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential.    

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Family Seashore Discovery – The Naze

8th August 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on 27th August 2019 at 2:30 pm

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A family event that begins with a short presentation about Essex marine life. With a member of the EWT, everyone will than head down to the beach to hunt for plants and animals living on the Naze seashore and discover more about the wonderful world beneath the waves. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential.

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Seashore Scavenger Hunt – The Naze

24th August 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 24th August 2019 at 1:30 pm

The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join a member of the EWT team at The Naze to find out more about our seashore wildlife. This event is suitable for all the family and will begin with a short presentation about Essex marine wildlife before heading down to the beach to look for seashore life at The Naze. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This is a drop-in event. No need to book.

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Beach Clean – The Naze

24th August 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Essex Wildlife Trust’s Living Seas project and The Naze Visitor Centre are running a beach clean as part of our National Marine Week and Marine Month events! Marine pollution is one of the major challenges facing our seas today. Every year hundreds of species accidentally eat or become entangled in rubbish and nets and if left, plastic debris in coastal areas remains in marine ecosystems for centuries! Meet at The Naze Visitor Centre for a quick brief and to collect…

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Guided walk of the John Weston Nature Reserve

24th August 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Guided walk of the John Weston Nature ReserveThe John Weston Nature Reserve is just around the corner from The Naze Centre. It is an important site for passing birds in the spring and autumn. Join EWT for a guided walk as part of the Trust's Marine Month.

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September 2019

Fun dog show – The Naze

29th September 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Is your dog a show stopper almost worthy of Crufts? Can they dance and headbang to the likes of AC/DC. Come along to our fun dog show at the Naze Centre. It’s a great day out and a chance to get a rosette for your dog. With classes such as best veteran, best junior handler, Dog the judges would most like to take home, It’s sure to be a good day out! Registration will start at 10:00 am and the…

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October 2019

Birdies – Golf Course to Nature Reserve Walk – The Naze

12th October 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

An exploratory walk to discover the many uses and activities for which The Naze has been used. These include uses such as a golf course, anti-aircraft battery, radar station, rocket testing range, potential holiday camp and finally as a public open space. This walk covers about two miles on moderately even terrain and will last about two hours. We shall also take a moment to look at the vast array of wildlife that we may encounter. However, sightings are not…

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Lantern Making – The Naze

30th October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Why not visit the EWT team at The Naze and we'll help you make a lantern ready for halloween. You might also like to bring your lanterns along to our early evening Halloween Lantern Walk tonight? There will be the choice of jar lanterns or willow lanterns to make and take home. Children must be accompanied by an adult Booking essential

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Halloween Lantern Walk – The Naze

30th October 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join the EWT team at The Naze for a spooky, early evening Halloween lantern walk. The spooky trail, suitable for all ages, will take you in search of ghosts and pumpkins around the Naze. Be prepared to hunt for the supernatural as the sun sets over the horizon! Why not join our lantern making lantern-making workshop in the afternoon and bring it along with you? Please bring a torch or battery operated lantern and weather appropriate clothing / hiking shoes…

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December 2019

Father Christmas in his grotto at The Naze

14th December 2019 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Visit Father Christmas in his magical grotto at The Naze and receive a special Christmas present. Wrap up warm and have a go at our “hunt for Rudolph” trail, head back to the centre for marshmallows and hot chocolate around the fire and make your own Rudolph to take home. Story time with Father Christmas will take place at 30-minute intervals, you will be asked to choose a slot upon booking. There will be a range of craft activities on…

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February 2020

History of The Naze walk

8th February 2020 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Enjoy a walk discovering the history of The Naze over the past 90 years, noting any wildlife sightings along the way. A truly fascinating journey through the past of this unique area: an exploration of The Naze's uses past and present. Including golf course, radar station, rocket testing and much more. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential.

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Family Fossil Discovery – The Naze

15th February 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join the Family Fossil discovery event at The Naze to discover why our cliffs are so special. Our classroom introduction tells you about The Naze geology and where to find fossils before heading out on a group fossil hunt. The team at Fossils Galore will also be showcasing some of their specimens. Please bring a bag or bucket to collect your fossils in and wear sturdy footwear. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential

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Family Fossil Discovery – The Naze

16th February 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join the Family Fossil discovery event at The Naze to discover why our cliffs are so special. Our classroom introduction tells you about The Naze geology and where to find fossils before heading out on a group fossil hunt. The team at Fossils Galore will also be showcasing some of their specimens. Please bring a bag or bucket to collect your fossils in and wear sturdy footwear. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential

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History Talk – Walton at War: Napoleon to The Cold War

16th February 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Discover the military history of the Naze and the surrounding area from Napoleon to the cold war in the 1950s The Naze has always been at the front line of England's defence against invasion. Hear about the pillboxes, anti-aircraft guns and more. The talk will be in the education room at the centre and will be accompanied by a small collection of artefacts. Booking is essential.

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Family Fossil Discovery – The Naze

16th February 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join the Family Fossil discovery event at The Naze to discover why our cliffs are so special. Our classroom introduction tells you about The Naze geology and where to find fossils before heading out on a group fossil hunt. The team at Fossils Galore will also be showcasing some of their specimens. Please bring a bag or bucket to collect your fossils in and wear sturdy footwear. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential

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Beach explorers at The Naze

17th February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A morning of outdoor play and exploration on the beach at The Naze. Dig and build, collect shells, hunt for fossils, light a fire and toast marshmallows. Booking is essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult

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Beach explorers at The Naze

18th February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

A morning of outdoor play and exploration on the beach at The Naze. Dig and build, collect shells, hunt for fossils, light a fire and toast marshmallows. Booking is essential. Children must be accompanied by an adult

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Over 5’s Drop Off Day at The Naze

19th February 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Drop your 6-12 year olds off at The Naze for a mixture of indoor and outdoor nature-themed activities including den building, beach exploration, fossil hunting, craft activities and much more. Adults are not required to stay. Please provide suitable clothing for all weathers. Booking  is essential

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Outdoor winter adventure – The Naze

20th February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Wrap up warm and enjoy an outdoor winter adventure at The Naze. Build a den, relax in a hammock, swing on a rope swing and warm up with a hot chocolate. Children must be accompanied by an adult Booking is essential

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AGM and Illustrated Reports, Tendring Local Group

20th February 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Join the Tendring Local EWT Group for their AGM and reports from the local reserves

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Outdoor winter adventure – The Naze

21st February 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

Wrap up warm and enjoy an outdoor winter adventure at The Naze. Build a den, relax in a hammock, swing on a rope swing and warm up with a hot chocolate. Children must be accompanied by an adult Booking is essential

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Rocky’s Reptile Experience – The Naze

23rd February 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

The team from Rocky's Animals will be showcasing their reptile experience at The Naze. This is a great event for all ages. Fun, educational, fascinating, hands on! This activity includes feeding time with bearded dragons, bathing our snakes, watching our hedgehog swim, all their reptiles will attend which include: Royal Python, Horsefield Tortoise, Bearded Dragons, Leopard Geckos, African Pygmy Hedgehog and any new additions to the team. Booking for your half-hour slot is essential Children must be accompanied by an…

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Rocky’s Reptile Experience – The Naze

23rd February 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

The team from Rocky's Animals will be showcasing their reptile experience at The Naze. This is a great event for all ages. Fun, educational, fascinating, hands on! This activity includes feeding time with bearded dragons, bathing our snakes, watching our hedgehog swim, all their reptiles will attend which include: Royal Python, Horsefield Tortoise, Bearded Dragons, Leopard Geckos, African Pygmy Hedgehog and any new additions to the team. Booking for your half-hour slot is essential Children must be accompanied by an…

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Stone Point Waders – A guided walk at The Naze

23rd February 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

The Stone Point Waders is a guided walk to the beautiful stone point at The Naze, providing an opportunity to enjoy the scenery and look out for wading birds feeding as the ebbing tide reveals the mud and sand. Please be aware that this walk will take up to 3 hours and is 5 miles in length and will involve walking over soft sand, saltmarsh and mud. This is potentially unsuitable for those with mobility difficulties. Please wear suitable footwear,…

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Rocky’s Reptile Experience – The Naze

23rd February 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

The team from Rocky's Animals will be showcasing their reptile experience at The Naze. This is a great event for all ages. Fun, educational, fascinating, hands on! This activity includes feeding time with bearded dragons, bathing our snakes, watching our hedgehog swim, all their reptiles will attend which include: Royal Python, Horsefield Tortoise, Bearded Dragons, Leopard Geckos, African Pygmy Hedgehog and any new additions to the team. Booking for your half-hour slot is essential Children must be accompanied by an…

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Rocky’s Reptile Experience – The Naze

23rd February 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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The Naze Centre Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8LE United Kingdom + Google Map

The team from Rocky's Animals will be showcasing their reptile experience at The Naze. This is a great event for all ages. Fun, educational, fascinating, hands on! This activity includes feeding time with bearded dragons, bathing our snakes, watching our hedgehog swim, all their reptiles will attend which include: Royal Python, Horsefield Tortoise, Bearded Dragons, Leopard Geckos, African Pygmy Hedgehog and any new additions to the team. Booking for your half-hour slot is essential Children must be accompanied by an…

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