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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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  • Wed, 16/01/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre

    Join our expert guide Liz in this friendly group aimed at ladies who would like to learn a new or improve on their birding knowledge. Please wear suitable clothes for the weather (we’ll go out rain or shine!)and good footwear for walking on some uneven surfaces. Bring binoculars if you have them or we can lend you some.

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  • Wed, 16/01/2019 - 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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    Nature Tots

  • Wed, 16/01/2019 - 10:30am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

    Weekly preschool group for under 5's during term time.

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  • Wed, 16/01/2019 - 9:30am - 3:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Chafford Gorges Nature Park Visitor Centre

    If you are interested in helping out please contact the Ranger: Deanw@essexwt.org.uk

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  • Thu, 17/01/2019 - 9:30am - 3:30pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Chafford Gorges Nature Park Visitor Centre

    If you are interested in helping out please contact the Ranger: Deanw@essexwt.org.uk

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  • Thu, 17/01/2019 - 7:45pm - 9:45pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Shrub End Social Centre, Shrub End Road, Colchester CO3 4SA

    Sheila Dearns, a Hedgehog Haven volunteer, will tell us about the life of hedgehogs, the dangers they face and a little bit about the important work of Hedgehog Haven. We will be informed and entertained by some camera trap footage.

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  • Thu, 17/01/2019 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Shenfield Parish Hall, 60 Hutton Rd., Shenfield CM15 8LB

    Naturalist Ross Gardner presents a fresh look at viewing the “ordinary” and “commonplace” in nature to challenge our assumptions. All meetings open to non-members.

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  • Thu, 17/01/2019 - 8:15pm - 10:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: United Reformed Church, High Street, Great Baddow, Chelmsford CM2 7HW

    Dave Fairlamb, EWT Head of Landscape Conservation, will tell us about his life in wildlife conservation prior to joining the trust in mid-2017 and how this has informed his thoughts on taking landscape conservation forward in Essex. Everyone welcome. Free parking.

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  • Fri, 18/01/2019 - 9:30am - 11:30am - Essex Wildlife Trust

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

    Come and join the Hanningfield Nature Tots. Weekly pre-school group for the under 5's on alternate Tuesdays and Fridays. Includes wildlife activities on the nature reserve, crafts and games in the centre. £6 per child, £4 per sibling, babes in arms free. Booking essential. e 01268 711001

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    Nature Tots

  • Fri, 18/01/2019 - 10:00am - 12:00pm - Essex Wildlife Trust

    Venue: Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre & Nature Reserve

    Our weekly group for the under 5's - Child led play in our lovely woodland. Get messy, make some noise & enjoy being outside. Booking is essential and places are limited so please ring the Centre on 01206 729678 to book your place. Donation requested £6.00 per child. Children must be accompanied.

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