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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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Visit Our Centre

EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkWe are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday 11am-4pm, check. We are also open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
Autumn recording Record Grey Squirrel Record Fly Agaric
Record Ivy Bee
Record Wild Teasel
Record Sloe, Blackthorn
Record Garden Spider Record Nigma walckenaeri spider

Our indoor meetings

DateRoute FinderTime of meetingVenueLeader
Sat Feb 22nd 2020Find route10:30-16:00Essex Moth Group annual meeting. At the Green Centre, Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH. Lunch and refreshments on the day, £10 charge on the day. Essential to book in good time. Guest speakers, slide shows, specimen displays.Essential to let Peter Harvey ( or Dougal Urquhart ( know in good time beforehand if you intend coming.
Sat Feb 29th 2020Find route11:00EFC Members only visit to Natural History Museum. Directions to the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity: come into the Museum through the main doors on Cromwell Road & walk into Central Hall. Underneath the whale, facing the main stairs, head left down the corridor towards the dinosaur gallery. Walk to the far end of the corridor, into the Darwin Centre & down the stairs into the Darwin Centre atrium. Turn left at the bottom of the stairs, the glass door to the AMC will be on your left.

11am start in the AMC to give people time to get into London & into the Museum.

11:15-12:30 Introduction to the Museum and AMC & a look at some of the handling collections.

12:30 break for lunch & an opportunity for a bit of a Museum gallery explore

1:15 tour of the collections

2:00 demonstration of the photostacking equipment

2:45 discussion & questions

3:15 optional guided look at the historical cabinets on the mezzanine in central hall

Fiona Hutchins phone: 07581 178 707 email: You must book with Fiona so that she can provide numbers to the Museum beforehand
Sat Mar 14th 2020Find route14:00-17:00Essex Field Club Spring Meeting and AGM. At the Green Centre, Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH. 
Sun Aug 9th 2020Find route11am - 5pmThe Essex Natural History Show. The Essex Natural History Show. Activities taking place at: the Green Centre, Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH.Contact Peter Harvey:
Sat Dec 5th 2020Find route11:00-16:00Annual Exhibition & Social. At the Green Centre, Wat Tyler Country Park SS16 4UH, TQ738, 865