Rewild your child at our debut Essex Wildlife Trust children’s festival, packed with activities throughout the day.

Event details


10.30am - 5.30pm
A static map of Wildfest

About the event

The event is aimed to educate and enthrall children about wildlife; celebrate marine month and protect the planet at this fantastic Site of Special Scientific Interest on the shores of the Thames Estuary.

There is a full day of activities including making a plastic rubbish sculpture, giant bubble blowing from the roof, music making, nature tots free play area, face painting, under the sea workshops and a beach combing experience plus food and drink stalls and picnic area.  In addition there are a range of wonderful workshops available throughout the day that can be booked in advance.

There are six workshops and they are all running at 11.00am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.30pm and last 45 minutes, just for a donation of £3.50 each!

Workshops (places are limited to 15 per session)

  • Firelighting and cooking
  • Pewter smelting
  • Slime making
  • Potions and spells
  • Flying fish windsock
  • Rockpool creatures

Please note parking is limited therefore please book your parking space along with your ticket. We look forward to seeing you there!



£5 per child, accompanying adults go free.

Parking is £2 per car and workshops are bookable for a £3.50 donation.

Suitable for

Families, Children, Adults

Know before you go


On a lead
Welcome on a lead in the park with the exception of the visitor centre.


Picnic area
Disabled toilet
Baby changing facilities

Contact us

Essex Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 01621 862960