Events and Workshops 2021

Below are our provisional dates for our 2021 events and workshops. Should restrictions mean the session cannot go ahead, we will get in touch as soon as possible to rearrange free of charge. In the meantime, please follow us on social media for regular updates.

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Walks, talks and workshops

Hands on sessions to explore nature, open to all but aimed at adults.

Morning Birdsong Walk

22 May 2021, 7am-9am

An early start and an earful of song in this tuneful walk of the reserve with good friend of Daws Hall and British Trust for Ornithology bird ringer, Peter Dwyer.

Dragonwatch

17 July 2021, 11am-2pm

Join our very own Neil Phillips with his British Dragonfly Society County Recorder hat on in this midsummer Dragonfly and Damselfly session. For adults or children over 12.

Wonderful Wildflowers Introduction 

23 July 2021, 11am-2pm

Spend an idyllic summer's day on the picturesque Nature Reserve with a beginner friendly session identifying Wildflowers with our head of Education, Amy. For adults or children over 12.

Photography Walks with Neil Phillips

29 July, 26 August, 30 September,

28 October, 25 November, 23 December, 10am to 2pm

A guided walk through the reserve with resident photographer Neil Phillips. For adults or children over 12.

What's that Bat? Ultrasound Detector Walk

20 August 2021, 7pm-9pm

Get hands on with specialist ultrasound equipment in this evening who's who of the bat world. For adults or children over 12.

Freshwater Invertebrate Identification with Neil Phillips

8 September 2021, 11pm-3pm

Join Neil in this freshwater session and get acquainted with the aquatic, from the familiar to the fantastic in our ponds, streams and rivers. For adults or children over 12.

Familiar Fungi for First timers 

20 November 2021, 12pm-2pm

An introduction to common fungi, how to identify them and where to find them. For adults or children over 12.

Family Fun

Fun sessions designed for families with children.

Wild and Crafty Family Fun Days

2 June, 28 July, 4,11,18,25 August 

27 October, 22 December 10am to 2pm

Get creative amongst nature in these ever popular family fun sessions.

Busy Bees Toddler Adventures

30 April 14, 28 May 11 June 2, 16, 30 July 13, 27,
10 September 8, 22, October 5 November
10am to 12pm

Nature based exploration and play for active little people on our beautiful private reserve.

Little Ladybirds: Baby Sensory Walks

10, 24 May 14 June 12, 26 July, 9, 23 August,
6, 20 September 4, 18 October 8 November 13 December
2pm to 3pm

Relaxing sensory walks for babes in arms taking in the sights, sounds and smells and textures of nature.

Daws Hall Open Days

Access the private sanctuary gardens and the reserve on these public access days.

Entry by donation.

Sorry, we can't allow dogs due to the rare wildfowl that free range the site.

6 June Summer Open Day

20 June In aid of Lamarsh Church

27 June Summer Open Day

31 October Autumn Colours

7 November Autumn Colours

Daws Hall Trust

Henny Road

Lamarsh

Essex

CO8 5EX

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