Langdon Visitors Centre

Langdon Visitors Centre
Essex Wildlife Trust, 3rd Avenue, Lower Dunton Road, Basildon, Essex, SS16 6EB
  • Telephone 01268 419103
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  • Website www.essexwt.org.uk/reserves/…
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Bug Bonanza

Drop in throughout the day to hunt for minibeasts, find out some fab facts about them and make a quick minibeast craft. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 22 Aug

£3.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Caterpillar Club

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 People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 26 Jul

£6.00 per child, £4.00 additional siblings / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Tue 1 Aug

£6.00 per child, £4.00 additional siblings / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Wed 2 Aug

£6.00 per child, £4.00 additional siblings / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00
…and 6 more dates until 30 Aug

Caterpillar Club

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 People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 6 Sep

£6.00 per child, £4.00 additional siblings / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Tue 12 Sep

£6.00 per child, £4.00 additional siblings / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Wed 13 Sep

£6.00 per child, £4.00 additional siblings / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00
…and 21 more dates until 20 Dec

Clone Of Caterpillar Club

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 People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 6 Sep

£6.00 per child, £4.00 additional siblings / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Tue 12 Sep

£6.00 per child, £4.00 additional siblings / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Wed 13 Sep

£6.00 per child, £4.00 additional siblings / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Decorate A Den

Play dens in the woodlands and make amazing hanging mobiles using a range of natural materials and beautiful threads. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Thu 10 Aug

£3 / 01268 419103

  • 13:00 – 15:30

Dinosaur Diorama

First head for the Sensory Garden to follow the dinosaur trail then come inside to make dinosaur diorama! Templates will be available to make your dinosaur figures and you can let your imagination run wild for their habitat! No need to book but places may be limited at busy times. People with limited mobility please…

Fri 11 Aug

£3 / 01268 419103

  • 11:00 – 15:30

Dramatic Dragonflies

Learn more about these truly amazing insects. First we'll pond dip for larvae then we'll get creative and make a larger than life dragonfly! People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Thu 10 Aug

£6 / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Dream Catchers

Weave your own dream catcher to take home using willow, wool, beads and feathers. Suitable for 3 yrs +, must be accompanied by an adult. Requested donation £3 per child. Drop in event, no need to book in advance. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 26 Jul

£3.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Fairy Crafts

Join us in the classroom for some magical fairy crafts, choice of two items (max two per child) Suitable for 3 yrs +, must be accompanied by an adult. Requested donation £3 per child. Drop in event, no need to book in advance although space may be limited at busy times. People with limited mobility please contact…

Wed 2 Aug

£3.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Tue 15 Aug

£3.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Wed 30 Aug

£3.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Family Forest Fun

Forest School activities in the woods - den building, ropes, woodland crafts, wildlife spotting and campfire. Enjoy some quality family time, all ages welcome, must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sun 17 Sep

£6.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 1 Oct

£6.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sun 15 Oct

£6.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 3 more dates until 26 Nov

Family Wild Evening Out

Explore the woodland at night to discover the wildlife that is just waking up as you go to bed. Hunt for bugs, listen for bats and share stories and marshmallows around the campfire. Family event aimed at children 5yrs+, must be accompanied by an adult at all times. £7 per person, booking essential. People with limited…

Sat 30 Sep

£7.00 per person / 01268 419103

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Forest Fun

Forest School activities in the woods - den building, ropes, woodland crafts, wildlife spotting and campfire. Enjoy some quality family time, all ages welcome, must be accompanied by an adult. Booking Essential People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 25 Jul

£6.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Tue 8 Aug

£6.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Funny Woodland Faces

Drop in throughout the afternoon to make a funny face using wood, hammer and nails. Finish it off with some brightly coloured paints ready to take home. Suitable for ages 3 yrs+, must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Drop in event, no need to book in advance, although space may be limited at busy times.

Tue 8 Aug

£3.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Wed 23 Aug

£3.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Make A Pond For Jeremy Fisher

Create a 3-D 'Pond for Jeremy Fisher' using a mixture of colourful papers and recycled materials. Drop in event, no need to book. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 28 Jul

£3 / 01268 419103

  • 13:00 – 15:30

Painting With Plants

First we will experiment to find out which plants can be used to make natural dyes and then use a selection to mix our own colours. We will then use the pigments to roll over pressed plant materials to create some beautiful pictures. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 28 Jul

£6 / 01268 419103

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Paper Kites

Make a simple paper kite, then take it outside to fly. Suitable for 3 yrs +, must be accompanied by an adult. Requested donation £3 per child. Drop in event, no need to book in advance although space may be limited at busy times. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 1 Aug

£3.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Pond Dipping

Drop in throughout the afternoon to discover the fascinating creatures that live in our pond. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Thu 3 Aug

£3.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Tue 29 Aug

£3.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Scrunch And Paint

A great activity for all ages! Use tissue and glue to scrunch a picture, then paint it! You may wish to leave the glued tissue to dry a little before painting. Time to see some of the Peter Rabbit characters or to have an ice cream before painting. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 4 Aug

£3 / 01268 419103

  • 11:00 – 15:30

Stories And Animal Masks

Join us in the Sensory Garden to listen to a story and make your own animal mask. Suitable for 3 yrs +, must be accompanied by an adult. Requested donation £3 per child. Drop in event, no need to book in advance although space may be limited at busy times. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 9 Aug

£3.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Stories And Stick Puppets

Join us in the Sensory Garden to listen to a story and make your own stick puppet from twigs and natural materials. Suitable for 3 yrs +, must be accompanied by an adult. Requested donation £3 per child. Drop in event, no need to book in advance. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 25 Jul

£3.00 per child / 01268 419103

  • 13:30 – 16:00

Summer 5K Series

Phoenix Striders running and walking club present a good 5K off road run two lap course through the nature reserve. Free parking, toilets - sorry no changing facilities. Drinks, snacks and waiting area for family. All under 18's must be registered by an adult and an adult must be on site at all times. People with…

Tue 15 Aug

£2.00 per runner on the night / 01268 419103

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Summer Bunting

Print triangles of hessian fabric then sew to make summer bunting to hang at home. Drop in event no need to book. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Thu 27 Jul

£3 / 01268 419103

  • 13:00 – 15:30

Tree Champions!

Come and explore the woods and admire our trees then make a medal from wood and a leaf garland to show you are a true tree champion! Come and explore the woods and admire our trees then make a medal from wood and a leaf garland to show you are a true tree champion! People with limited mobility please contact…

Thu 17 Aug

£3 / 01268 419103

  • 11:00 – 15:30

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