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What's On at Essex Parks - May

What's on this month at parks across Essex? Check out these great events happening in Essex this month. We have coronation events, events for nature loving kids and adults alike!


6th May

Roding Valley Nature Reserve, IG

Watch the seasons change in the woodland while playing, exploring and creating. Whittle a stick, make a mud pie, swing in a hammock, climb a tree, look for minibeasts. £7


6th May

Priory Park, SS2 6NB

The Southend Band will be accompanied by a Southend Community Chorus performing uplifting music to celebrate the coronation. Please bring a picnic and your own seating. Free


7th May

Flatford, CO7 6UL

The moths which can be found at Flatford Wildlife Garden are amazing creatures, learn all about them. Children are welcome at the event. Free


7th May

Garon Park, SS2 4FA

Celebrate the King’s coronation at the HUGE Family Fun Day at Garon Park, Southend. The BIGGEST inflatable assault course in Essex! Also find bouncy castles, slides, fun runs, assault course and a toddler zone.


7th May

Prittlewell Priory, Priory Park, SS2 6NB

Join us at the beautiful historic location of Prittlewell Priory to celebrate the King's Coronation. Cream tea and a coronation themed children's craft activity. £10 per person.


11th May

The Naze, CO14 8LE

Be prepared for a guided litter pick along The Naze beaches and the edge of the John Weston nature reserve. Book by calling 01255 679379


14th May

Daws Hall, CO8 5EX

An early morning wander of the reserve to witness the magic of the spring chorus. £10


15th May

Hainault Country Park, IG7 4QN

Nature based activities in the woods. Stories in the hammocks, cook up a storm in the mud kitchen and more. This month, match up pictures and identify leaves to trees, make a leaf crown to take home and create some woodland art in the forest for all to see! Under 5s. £5

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26th May

Thames Chase, RM14 3NS

Learn about native invertebrates and how to find them on this family invertebrate walk, in partnership with Forestry England. The experienced walk leaders will guide you around the Thames Chase Forest Centre for an hour of fun and learning. £3.50 per person


28th May

Great Holland Pits Nature Reserve, CO13 0EU

Family pond dipping! No booking required


More May half term events for kids in Essex coming soon!

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