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You really can make a difference to the wildlife in Essex! Our work to protect our local wildlife has never been more important.

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Russell Savory "Life Behind the Lens"

Wed 24 Oct, 19:30 - 22:30 at 
Ingrebourne Valley Visitor Centre

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.

Book your tickets online or call the centre on 01708 520364

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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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  • Sat, 27/10/2018 - 10:00am - 3:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

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

    Follow the spooky trail through the woods. Dare you go in? Halloween treat for the brave. What creepy creatures will you find on the bug hunting activity? Pumpkin carving in the visitor centre.

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  • Sat, 27/10/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

    Come along to Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre and let our friendly Optics Team help and advise you.

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  • Sat, 27/10/2018 - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

    Follow a self-led trail around the park, learn about some of the creepier wildlife you might find. £3 per child. No booking necessary.

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  • Sat, 27/10/2018 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Belfairs Woodland Centre

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    Skeleton Wood!

  • Sat, 27/10/2018 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Bedfords Park Visitor Centre

    Join us for our Halloween themed quiz night at Bedfords Park. Test your knowledge on all things spooky and see if your team will win first prize. Teams of 4-6 people. Fancy dress optional. Advanced booking essential. Please call 01708 748646 for more information and to book.

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  • Sat, 27/10/2018 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

    Brave the reserve at night on a scary walk where monsters lurk

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  • Sat, 27/10/2018 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: The Naze Centre

    The ghostly tales and legends of The Naze come to life for an evening of spooks and scares. Join us in your spookiest fancy dress for a night time trail with a halloween twist. £6 per person. Booking essential.

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  • Sat, 27/10/2018 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Langdon Visitor Centre

    Join us for our annual Halloween event - follow the trail through the woods with spooks and surprises galore, finishing at the camp fire for marshmallows. Family event but not suitable for children under 6 years, must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential

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  • Sat, 27/10/2018 - 7:15pm - 10:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Thorndon Countryside Centre Thorndon Park North The Avenue Brentwood Essex CM13 3RZ

    Can you solve the Mystery Something is afoot in the house of horrors.... and we are not talking about Frankenstein's Spare parts! This seemingly friendly bunch of ghoulish entertainers have something to 'Hyde'. but 'Witch' one is really capable of murder? That's for you to decide at haunted Hysteria!!! arrival 7.15pm Performance 7.30pm light dinner is served...

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  • Sun, 28/10/2018 - 9:30am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Shadwell Wood Nature Reserve (one mile from Ashdon) Saffron Waldon Essex

    Shadwell Wood Reserve also has its own work party that meets on Sunday mornings through the Autumn and Winter to continue the coppice management.

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