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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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  • Mon, 02/04/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

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

    Does your child love nature and the great outdoors? Then bring them along to Hedgehog Club, a regular holiday club for 4-8 year-olds who must be accompanied by an adult. Come and be an Eggsplorer! Search for the Easter Bunny and his friends, explore the woods and make some Easter crafts. £6 per child. Booking essential. Phone 01268 711001.

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    Easter

  • Mon, 02/04/2018 - 10:30am - 12:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: The Naze Centre

    One of our local volunteers will be leading a walk to Stone Point. See more of the Naze's bird life, find out about the importance of Stone Point and take in the stunning views. Wear sturdy shoes. Suggested donation £5. Booking essential.

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  • Mon, 02/04/2018 - 10:00am - 5:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Warley Place (next to the Thatchers Arms) Great Warley Street, Brentwood Essex

    Spring bulb spectacular weekends only, between Sat 24th February to Sun 15th April, plus Good Friday and Easter Monday. Warley Place with the daffodils, crocuses and snowdrops out is a spectacular sight to see; come along and let your eyes do the rest. Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions about Ellen Willmott's historic garden, whether it's about the unique plants and trees or...

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  • Tue, 03/04/2018 - 9:30am - 11:30am - Essex Wildlife Trust

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

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    Hatchlings

  • Tue, 03/04/2018 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Langdon Visitor Centre

    Forest School activities in the woods - den building, ropes, bug hunting, mud kitchen, woodland crafts and campfire. Suitable for all ages accompanied by an adult. Booking essential.

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    Camp fire

  • Tue, 03/04/2018 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Langdon Visitor Centre

    Drop in throughout the afternoon to create your own fabulous clay egg, decorated with beads, buttons and jewels. Suitable for all ages, accompanied by an adult. Drop in event, no need to book in advance but space may be limited at busy times.

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    spring time on the reserve

  • Tue, 03/04/2018 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve Maldon Road Tiptree Essex

    Weekly Tuesday afternoon work parties are organised by the Tiptree Heath Warden throughout the year, carrying out ongoing maintenance and access tasks in addition to the specific tasks carried out during the winter. Call the warden if you wish to join in on a specific date to make sure that there will be a work party taking place. Please wear old work clothes suitable for the weather...

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  • Tue, 03/04/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Blue House Farm Nature Reserve, Fambridge Road, North Fambridge

    Work party groups meet every Tuesday, starting at 10.00am and finishing at 4.00pm. Work takes place at Blue House Farm and other local nature reserves. Bring work clothes, waterproofs etc. and packed lunch.

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  • Wed, 04/04/2018 - 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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    Children playing in the woods

  • Wed, 04/04/2018 - 10:00am - 2:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

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

    Young Adventurers is for 8 - 12 year olds who want to get adventurous outdoors. Enjoy making fires, building shelters, tracking animals? Then this is for you. Children may be unaccompanied. £10 per child. Booking essential.

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