Wildfest

Wildfest

Location:
Online tickets sales are now closed. Child tickets and limited parking tickets will be available on the gate. Workshops can be booked in the visitor centre or by phoning 01375 643342.

Event details

Date

Time
10.30am - 5.30pm
A static map of Wildfest

About the event

Online tickets sales are now closed. Child tickets and limited parking tickets will be available on the gate. Workshops can be booked in the visitor centre or by phoning 01375 643342.

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

The event is aimed to educate and enthral 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 beachcombing experience plus food and drink stalls and picnic area.  All this for just a requested donation of £5.00 per child. 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 with some additional workshops at 4.30pm and last 45 minutes, just for a requested donation of £3.50 each! All raising funds on behalf of Essex Wildlife Trust.

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!

Booking

Price

£5 per child, accompanying adults go free.

Parking is £2 per car.

Workshops are bookable for £3.50, all requested donations.

Suitable for

Families, Children, Adults

Know before you go

Dogs

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

Facilities

Toilets
Shop
Cafe/refreshments
Picnic area
Disabled toilet
Baby changing facilities

Contact us

Essex Wildlife Trust
Contact number: 07767 427171