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Abbotts Hall Farm History Walks

Sat, 02/07/2016 10am - 2pm

At: Abbotts Hall Farm, Maldon Road, Great Wigborough, Colchester, CO5 7RZ

Discover the fascinating history of the house, farm and nature reserve. The oldest part of the farm dates back to the Domesday Survey of 1085 when ‘Wicgheberga’ was valued at £10.00. The route will take in our own Great Wigborough Henge, which is a scheduled ancient monument dating back to approximately AD920. 

You will also learn about the coastal realignment project and experience the wonderful array of wildlife as the farm will be bustling with life at this time of year.

Booking advisable. £6 for adults, £3 for children. 

Outdoor Theatre

The Importance of Being Earnest

Sat, 16/07/2016 7pm - 10pm

At: Abbotts Hall Farm, Maldon Road, Great Wigborough, Colchester, CO5 7RZ

Heartbreak Productions make a welcome return to Abbotts Hall Farm with their wonderful adaptation of Wilde’s brilliant masterpiece! 

Bring a seat, bring a picnic and enjoy a unique evening out. 

Advance booking recommended: Book Online or Telephone: 01621 862960.

What's on

Our visitor centres organise a regular programme of events and activities for adults and families. The Trust has fourteen Local Groups across the county that organise a programme of walks and talks for local members. Non-members are welcome at these events. Booking is essential for most centre events, so make sure you call or visit the centre in advance to avoid disappointment.

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  • Wed, 29/06/2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

    Nature and wildlife themed activity session for pre-school age children.

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  • Wed, 29/06/2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Langdon Visitor Centre

    A fun morning of indoor and outdoor activities for pre schoolers. Suitable for 18 months up (under 18 months free when accompanying an older sibling) Booking essential

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    Child digging

  • Wed, 29/06/2016 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Belfairs Woodland Centre

    Drop off after school session for 8-13 year olds

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    Whatever Wednesday in action at Belfairs

  • Wed, 29/06/2016 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road, Downham, CM11 1WT

    Come and get crafty with nature! Make crafts using nature as your inspiration! This event is for 8 - 12 year olds. Booking Essential.

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    Get Crafty With Nature Afterschool Club

  • Thu, 30/06/2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Eastwood Road North

    Belfairs Pre-school aged club for under 5's. BOOKING REQUIRED.

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    Squirrel Squad fun at Belfairs woodland centre

  • Thu, 30/06/2016 - 10:30am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Thurrock Thameside Nature Park

    Come along to Thurrock Thameside Nature Park for a variety of indoor and outdoor nature-based activities for children aged 18 months - 4 years, whatever the weather. On every Thursday all year round. Dress for the weather. £6 donation per child per session £4 for siblings. Babes in arms free. Advance booking and payment essential. Photo kindly supplied by Julie Norman.

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  • Thu, 30/06/2016 - 9:30am - 3:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Chafford Gorges Nature Park

    Come along to our regular work parties, meet new people, help wildlife and get a workout in the great outdoors.

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  • Thu, 30/06/2016 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abbotts Hall Farm

    With the longest coastline and more habitats than any other county in the UK, Essex boasts a spectacular array of marine life. This course will introduce you to just some of the many hundreds of marine species that call Essex home.

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    Marine Surveying & Identification

  • Thu, 30/06/2016 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Hawkswood Road, Downham, CM11 1WT

    Enjoy making shelters, building fires, tracking animals and orienteering? Well this is the club for you! This event is for 8 - 12 year olds. Booking Essential.

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    Shelter

  • Fri, 01/07/2016 - 10:30am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre, Hornchurch Country Park, Squadrons Approach

    Indoor and outdoor fun for under 5s with their parents and carers; play, stories, singing and music, learning through play and exploration.

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