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image for Workshop/Course item typeArts Explorers 11+years at Fingringhoe Wick Visitor Centre

  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Workshop/Course, Tue 28 Aug 2018, free entry

VAQAS

Signals Media

Signals Media

Contact

Signals Media

01206 560255

Address

South Green Road,
Fingringhoe,
Colchester,
Essex,
CO5 7DN

Details

Discover, explore and conserve wild places. Over four days you’ll learn to connect with, enjoy, and care for Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve. Share the experience through photography, filmmaking and even video game making – and a certificate for your hard work.

The John Muir Award is a nationally recognised environmental award scheme for everyone. It’s non-competitive, inclusive and accessible. To achieve the Award you need to Discover, Explore, Conserve and Share your experience – all of which you’ll do at Fingringhoe Wick.

PLEASE NOTE: This workshop takes place at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve. Signals will be taking participants in a taxi from our studio in central colchester at 9.30am, therefore you should be at Signals for this time. If you are not able to get to Signals for 9.30am the transport may leave without you. The workshops finish at 3pm and a taxi will bring participants back to Signals for around 3.30pm. Please tick the box on the booking form if you want to travel with us.

Over the next 12 months we’ll be running a variety of workshops for young people aged 11-25 at Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve, exploring some of the stories from the nature reserve through photography, filmmaking, video games and more. Thanks to funding from Heritage Lottery Fund its all FREE!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Tue 28 Aug 2018 10:00 to 15:00

Prices

Free entry

PRE-BOOKING ESSENTIAL

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 1 - Wed 29 Aug Forest School over-5's Drop Off Days
Sat 11 Aug - Wed 31 Oct Alan Bedding Wildlife and Seascape Exhibition
Fri 17 Aug - Fri 26 Oct Nature Tots
Tue 28 Aug Arts Explorers 11+years
Wed 29 Aug The LadyBirders
Wed 12 Sep The LadyBirders

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TM 047192  Lat: 51.83457 Long: 0.97100

Signposted off B1025 Colchester to Mersea Island road.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesGravel
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (ie without steps)

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesRestaurant / café well lit and suitable for people with sight impairments
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit