The Naze Education and Visitor Centre

The Naze Education and Visitor Centre
The Naze / Old Hall Lane, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8LE
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Back To The 1940S

Back to the 1940s at the Naze Centre with activities, music, dancing and themed afternoon tea. Drop-in anytime between 10am and 4pm. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Beach Art And Crafts

Thur 1 Beach Art and Crafts Join us on the Naze beach for beach art, shell mobiles and more! 13.30-15.30. Donation £3 per child, children must be accompanied. Drop-in, no booking required. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Thu 1 Jun

Donation £3 per child

Beach Art And Crafts

Join us on the Naze beach for beach art, shell mobiles and more! 13.30-15.30. Donation £3 per child, children must be accompanied. Drop-in, no booking required. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Thu 6 Apr

Donation £3 per child

Decorate A Dinosaur Money Box

Come along to The Naze Centre and decorate your very own ceramic dinosaur money box! Please book for this event by calling the centre. Children must be accompanied, donation £4 per child. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mon 10 Apr

Dinosaur Crafts

Come along to The Naze to do some dinosaur crafts - make a wooden dinosaur and make a dinosaur glider. Donation £4 per child, booking essential, children must be accompanied. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mon 17 Apr

Donation £4 per child

Dinosaurs

Follow our dinosaur trail and discover what it was like when these giants roamed the earth! We will also be making our very own dinosaurs. Donation £6 per child, booking essential, children must be accompanied. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mon 17 Apr

Donation £6 per child

Sun 28 May

Donation £6 per child

Dinosaurs

Follow our dinosaur trail and discover what it was like when these giants roamed the earth! We will also be making our very own dinosaurs. 10.00-12.00. Donation £6 per child, children must be accompanied. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mon 10 Apr

Donation £6 per child

Easter Basket Making

Have a go at the ancient craft of basket-making. Spend the day creating your own, unique Easter basket from locally grown willow. This relaxed workshop is suitable for absolute beginners. All materials will be provided but please bring some sharp secateurs and wear old clothes.  Bring a packed lunch. Places are limited to…

Sun 16 Apr

Easter Bonnet Making

Come along to The Naze Centre to make an Easter bonnet. Drop-in anytime between 1.30 and 3.30, children must be accompanied, donation £3 per child. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 12 Apr

Donation £3 per child

Easter Egg Hunt

Can you find all of the eggs hidden on the Naze? If you do there will be a treat for you! Craft activities also available today. Drop-in anytime between 11.00 and 15.00. Donation £5 per child, children must be accompanied. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 14 Apr

Donation £5 per child

Sat 15 Apr

Donation £5 per child

Sun 16 Apr

Donation £5 per child

Easter Flower Arranging

Come along to the Naze Centre to make Easter baskets with nests/flowers and flower pots with flowers. Drop in anytime between 12.00 and 14.00 but please leave time to create your masterpiece! Donation £5 per item basket/flower pot. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 14 Apr

£5 donation per basket/flower pot

Family Fossil Discovery

Family friendly fossil course – indoor presentation followed by a fossil hunt on the Naze beach., 10.30-12.00. Donation £5 per child, children must be accompanied. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 31 May

Donation £5 per child

Fossil Hunters!

Come along to the Naze and be a fossil hunter! What interesting things can you find on the beach and just how old are they? Drop-in sessions at 10am, 11am and 1pm. Donation £2 per child, children must be accompanied. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fun With Fossils!

Come fossil hunting at the Naze, make your own fossil and take part in our fun fossil fact quiz! 10.30-12.00. Donation £5 per child, children must be accompanied. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Fri 2 Jun

Donation £5 per child

Sun 4 Jun

Donation £5 per child

History Walk

Come and join a local history enthusiast to learn about The Naze and its fascinating military past. The walk is approximately a 1 mile circular route with no steep slopes or steps although comfortable footwear is recommended. Group visits can be made by appointment. £5 donation per person. Booking essential. People…

Sun 9 Apr

Sun 14 May

Ian Mercer Talk: The Old Walton On Thames

Ian Mercer of GeoEssex will be delivering this talk on The old Walton on Thames. He will reveal the history of the River Thames looking back 2 million year. Booking is essential, donation £3 per person. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sat 1 Apr

Make A Wooden Easter Bunny Basket

Come along to The Naze to make and decorate a wooden Easter Bunny basket. Drop-in anytime between 1.30 and 3.30, children must be accompanied, donation £4 child. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 11 Apr

Meditation And Holistic Therapies

Come and experience meditation and mindfulness in this session with Dawn Waterhouse, a complimentary therapist with over 25 years experience. The session includes a free product sample to take home. Booking essential, £10 per person. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Mothers Day Flower Arranging And Gifts

Come along to The Naze Centre to make a special Mothers Day gift. 'Pot-et-Fleurs' (a plant and flowers in a basket) and flowers arranged in a decorated small bucket or jar will be available. Suitable for adults and children. No need to book, drop in between 12.00 and 15.00 but please leave time to make your masterpiece!

Sat 25 Mar

£8 Pot-et-Fleurs', £3 small pot/jar

Naze Explorer Day

Come along to the Naze to collect your explorer kit – spotting guides, bug pots, binoculars, history trails and more will be provided for you to enjoy this brilliant place. £3 donation per child, £5 deposit for use of the explorer kit. Drop in anytime between 11.00 and 15.00, no booking required. Children must be…

Sat 27 May

£3 donation per child, £5 deposit for use of the explorer kit

Naze Guided Walk

Enjoy a guided walk at the Naze. The walk lasts about 2 hours but will be at a steady pace with regular stops to take in the beautiful scenery and views at the Naze. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing, the terrain can be slippery and there are steep steps down to the beach. You may also wish to bring binoculars…

Sun 16 Apr

Requested donation £5 per person

Sat 6 May

Requested donation £5 per person

Sun 11 Jun

Requested donation £5 per person

Naze Nippers

Our weekly under 5's club. Enjoy an outdoor adventure and indoor activities including crafts, songs and a story. Donation £6 per child, £4 for siblings, under 18 months free. Booking essential, children must be accompanied. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 28 Mar

Donation £6 per child, £4 for siblings

Tue 18 Apr

Donation £6 per child, £4 for siblings

Tue 2 May

Donation £6 per child, £4 for siblings

…and 7 more dates until 27 Jun

Norman Jacobs Talk: Essex Seaside Heritage

Norman Jacobs, local historian, is hosting a talk for us on the heritage of the Essex Seaside. Booking essential, donation £3 per person. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sat 22 Apr

Photography Workshop - Level 3 Close-Up And Macro

Learn how to use your camera to make fantastic pictures from the tiniest details. One day workshop looking at equipment, techniques and how to find subjects. Booking essential, please phone the centre on 01255 679379. £60 per person, lunch included. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sun 11 Jun

Photography Workshop - Sea And Shore

Join Daniel Bridge for his new Sea and Shore photography workshop. Indoor techniques and subjects presentation followed by time on the beach to put theory into practice. Booking essential, £60 per person. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Pirate Crafts

Come along to The Naze Centre to have a go at some pirate craft activities. Drop in anytime between 1.30 and 3.30, children must be accompanied. Donation £3 per child. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 4 Apr

Donation £3 per child

Wed 5 Apr

Donation £3 per child

Seashore Safari

What can we find on the beach? Shells, crabs and lots of slimy seaweed! Make some beach art. 10.30-12.00. Donation £4 per child, children must be accompanied. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 5 Apr

Donation £4 per child

Small Mammals At The Naze

Come and find out about small mammals at the Naze. Have a look in our mammal traps and enjoy an informative talk by Darren Tansley. Booking essential, £4 per person. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 24 May

Donation £4 per person

Solar And Star Gazing

Join North Essex Astronomical Society in the afternoon for some solar gazing until sunset and stargazing into the evening. Talks offered throughout the evening. Booking essential, phone the centre for more details. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Sat 13 May

Space!

Come along to the Naze to learn all about space, stars and planets. Make your own rockets! 10.30-12.00. Donation £5 per child, children must be accompanied. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Wed 12 Apr

Donation £5 per child

Stone Point Guided Walk

Guided walk to the beautiful Stone Point to enjoy the scenery and look out for wading and migratory bird species. This walk is approximately 5 miles in length and will last approximately 2.5-3 hours. Please wear boots or walking shoes as there is soft sand and it can be wet and muddy. Bring binoculars, telescopes and…

Sat 10 Jun

£5 donation per person

Under 5's Dinosaurs

A special events for under 5’s, all about dinosaurs! Outdoor session with crafts and a story. 10.30-12.00. Donation £5 per child, children must be accompanied. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 11 Apr

Donation £5 per child

Under 5's Seashore

A special events for under 5’s, come and explore the seashore! Outdoor session with crafts and a story. 10.30-12.00. Donation £5 per child, children must be accompanied. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 4 Apr

Donation £5 per child

Under 5's Teddy Bears Beach Picnic

A special events for under 5’s, bring your teddy to the beach! Outdoor session with crafts and a story. 10.30-12.00. Donation £5 per child, children must be accompanied. Booking essential. People with limited mobility please contact organiser in advance

Tue 30 May

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