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Wildlife & Country Fair

10:00am - 4:00pm | £2 requested donation for adults and £1 requested donation for children.
Essex Wildlife Trust, Abberton Reservoir, Church Rd, Layer de la Haye, CO2 0EU 
Are you wild about nature and the Countryside, love animals, insects and birds... or simply want a day of fun, shopping and entertainment? Then the Wildlife and Country Fair is a perfect day out for you and the family.

Learn about the environment, take a look at bees up close or shop till you drop with over 20 stall holders, Including art & crafts, native plants, photography, wood turning, glass and jewellery.

There will lots of games and activities for all ages, including pond dipping, bug hunting and family races. Don't forget the Brambly Hedge Trail... where you can follow the clues to discover all of the wonderful mouse characters. 

It's the perfect day to try out binoculars with Hawke and Opticron, learnabout the stars with the North Essex Astronomical Society, and take a peek at the sun, with their special telescopes. 

Watch an Imperial Bird of Prey display in the Arena and meet the British birds of prey up close. The Ecology Dogs will be demonstrating their amazing skills and showing us the valuable work they do...and more!

Great Food will be available from local suppliers and the Skylark Cafe will be open in the Centre, selling delicious cakes, lunches and hot food. There will be a bar during the day and a BBQ. 

No booking required; all profits from the Fair, Raffle and Tombola, go towards the work of Essex Wildlife Trust.

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