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  1. Title:
    Let's talk!
    Date:
    08/11/2016 - 21/11/2017
    Location:
    Barbican Library
    Time:
    10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required
    Event description:
    Do you want more confidence speaking English? Join us every Tuesday to improve your English.
  2. Title:
    Herb Walk
    Date:
    22/07/2017 - 22/07/2017
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £35 per person, £30 concessions
    Event description:
    Learn about botany, ID, summer folklore and the traditional use of plants and trees. A workshop and Heath walk with herbalist, author and researcher Kim Walker.
  3. Title:
    Water Awareness Week
    Date:
    24/07/2017 - 28/07/2017
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Parliament Hill Lido
    Time:
    09:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    Cost:
    £10 per day, or £30 for the week. Booking required.
    Event description:
    Lifesaving and fun water safety activities. Registration from 1 June. Age 8 – 15 only.
  4. Title:
    Summer family activities
    Date:
    26/07/2017 - 26/07/2017
    Location:
    Hampstead Heath : Education Centre
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free, no booking required.
    Event description:
    Suitable for children of all ages and their families. Have a go at pond dipping, natural arts & crafts and much more!
  5. Title:
    Pond dipping at Highams Park Lake
    Date:
    29/07/2017 - 29/07/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Highams Park Lake
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 01:30 PM
    Cost:
    £2 per child, booking required.
    Event description:
    Come and have a go at pond dipping and find out what’s lurking beneath the water!
  6. Title:
    Junior Angling Day
    Date:
    05/08/2017 - 05/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Theydon Green Pond
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £5 per person, booking required.
    Event description:
    Come and wet a line and try fishing on one of Epping Forest’s pond. You might even catch a fish!
  7. Title:
    Birds of Bray
    Date:
    09/08/2017 - 09/08/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Sports Field
    Time:
    11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Admire a beautiful assortment of owls, falcons, and other birds of prey, and learn fascinating facts about them from the couple who hand-reared them. There will be opportunities to get close up to some of the birds. Conditions permitting, there will be flight display at the end.
  8. Title:
    Bushcraft Workshop: Tracking and Hunting
    Date:
    10/08/2017 - 10/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Barn Hoppitt
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 per person, booking required.
    Event description:
    Discover how our ancestors tracked and hunted. Have a go at making your own throwing arrow.
  9. Title:
    Bat watch
    Date:
    16/08/2017 - 16/08/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Sports Field
    Time:
    08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Cost:
    £7 per person (Concessions at £4.20)
    Event description:
    ​A guided walk around the field and Wood at dusk. Look and listen out for bats in flight with the help of bat detectors, and learn more about the ecology of bats in Highgate Wood.
  10. Title:
    Moth ID Evening
    Date:
    23/08/2017 - 23/08/2017
    Location:
    Highgate Wood : Highgate Wood Café
    Time:
    06:15 PM - 07:15 PM
    Cost:
    Free
    Event description:
    Join local naturalist, Mike Hammerson, as he shows the variety of moths which have been attracted to a light trap the previous evening, before releasing them. He has been carrying out this survey in Highgate Wood since 1985, with a total of 384 different species recorded, so far.
  11. Title:
    Bushcraft Workshop: Water and Shelter
    Date:
    24/08/2017 - 24/08/2017
    Location:
    Epping Forest : Barn Hoppitt
    Time:
    10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
    Cost:
    £10 per person, booking required.
    Event description:
    Discover how to find and clean water, and the importance of creating shelter using man-made and natural materials.
  12. Title:
    Bat walk
    Date:
    24/08/2017 - 24/08/2017
    Location:
    West Ham Park : Meet at the Superintendent's office
    Time:
    08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
    Cost:
    FREE
    Event description:
    Join the Friends of West Ham Park for their infomrative bat walk.
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