Maldon Events Guide - What's On and Happening in the Maldon District
All Information on these pages has been compiled from information from third parties and which may be subject to change or cancellation. As we cannot be held responsible for any errors or inaccuracies you are advised to confirm details with the various organisers before embarking on a long journey
The Maldon Motor Show is a popular event held each year in Promenade Park Maldon
Why not enjoy one of the many events in Maldon including the famous Maldon Mud Race and other special events in Promenade Park, open gardens or take a boat trip to explore the Blackwater estuary.

What's on in And Around Maldon

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The National Garden Scheme Open Garden
Miraflores, 5 Rowan way, Witham   CM8 2LJ
Sunday 24th June 2018 2-5pm
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An award-winning, medium-sized garden described by one visitor as a ‘'Little Bit of Heaven’. A blaze of colour with roses, clematis, pergola, rose arch, triple fountain with box hedging and deep herbaceous borders. See our 'Folly', exuberant and cascading hanging baskets...find our Secret Door. Featured in Garden Answers, Amateur Gardening and Essex Life Home made cakes are on sale, some Gluten free.
Visitors also welcome by arrangement in June, a minimum of 10 and max of 30... coaches welcome.

Cost: £3.50 , children free

More details: Yvonne & Danny Owen 07976 603863
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Armed Forces Day
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome , Hackmans Lane, Purleigh   CM3 6RJ
Saturday 30th June 2018 10:00 to 16:00
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One of the biggest Armed Forces Day events on the Essex calendar. Hosted by Maldon District Council and held at the unique and fitting venue of Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, The event begins with a Parade at 11.00 and Flag-raising ceremony at 1.00pm.There will be lots to see and explore, with displays of military vehicles, guided tours of the site, Museums to explore, and WW1 Period aircraft.

Cost: Free entry

More details: www.stowmaries.org.uk
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Maldon Motor Show "Classics on the Promenade"
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Sunday 1st July 2018 10:00 to 14:00
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An annual special day featuring displays of vintage, classic, sports cars, motorbikes, and military & commercial vehicles, as well as autojumble, a vintage mobile cinema, auto trade stands, a vintage fair, a craft fair, & live entertainment by Saint FM.

Cost: Free entry

More details: 01621 875800
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 6th July 2018 10.30am – 4.30pm (last admission 3.30pm)
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Three acres of gardens provide a fine setting for the picturesque and historic former abbey buildings dating from the 13th to 16th centuries. Click here for full details


Cost: Adult £6.00, Children aged 5-16 £2.50, Children under 5 free (cash only)

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Little Totham Village Fete
The Swan, School Road, Little Totham   CM9 8LB
Saturday 7th July 2018 12:30 to 16:00
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On the Little Common. Stalls, activities, arena events,birds of prey, tea tent, beer tent and barbecue.

Cost: Free entry

More details: Vivienne Smith 01621 891660
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Rainbow Markets Nearly New Baby, Children's and Maternity Sale
West Maldon Community Centre, Sunbury Way, Maldon   CM9 6YH
Sunday 8th July 2018 2pm -3.30pm
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Buy nearly new baby, children’s and maternity clothes, equipment, books, toys, prams and furniture. Brand names in great condition. Save £££s on new high street prices. Free entry after 2.30pm, priority access 2pm-2.30pm just £1 (children free).
Why not book a stall -Have a summer clear out and sell your no longer needed baby, childrens and pregnancy items. Earn extra £££s and keep 100% of your profits. Preloved stalls only £7!

Cost: Free entry after 2.30pm, priority access 2pm-2.30pm just £1 (children free), free parking

More details: www.rainbow-events.com or email info@rainbow-events.com
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Goldhanger Film Club: Finding Your Feet
Goldhanger Village Hall, Head Street, Goldhanger   CM9 8AY
Wednesday 11th July 2018 Doors open 7pm for a 7:30pm start
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When ‘Lady’ Sandra Abbott discovers that her husband of forty years is having an affair with her best friend she seeks refuge in London with her estranged sister Bif. The two could not be more different – Sandra is a fish out of water next to her outspoken, serial dating, free-spirited sibling. But different is just what Sandra needs, and she reluctantly lets Bif drag her along to a community dance class, where she starts finding her feet and romance as she meets her sisters friends.

Cost: £6

More details: jillcrooks66@icloud.com
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Maldon Lunchtime Concert - Ingrid Cusido
United Reformed Church, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 5PZ
Thursday 12th July 2018 Concert starts at 1pm.
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London pianist Ingrid has recently travelled the world and this country and will be playing music from Mozart, Brahms and Beethoven. Coffee and Tea served from 12.15pm,feel free to bring your own lunch and come and go as you please.

Cost: Free entry

More details: www.maldonurc.org.uk
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Heybridge Basin Regatta
Heybridge Basin, Heybridge, Maldon   CM9 4RX
Saturday 14th July 2018 to Sunday 15th July 2018 10:00
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Annual onshore and offshore events to entertain the family

Cost: Free entry

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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 20th July 2018 10.30am – 4.30pm (last admission 3.30pm)
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Three acres of gardens provide a fine setting for the picturesque and historic former abbey buildings dating from the 13th to 16th centuries. Click here for full details


Cost: Adult £6.00, Children aged 5-16 £2.50, Children under 5 free (cash only)

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Click for Events from 21st July 2018
Maldon Carnival Summer Fete
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Saturday 21st July 2018 10:30 to 19:00
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Maldon Carnival Summer Fete. Lots to buy, eat, music to listen to and dance groups to watch. There will also be a lot of fun things for all the family to see and do including: Essex Reptiles, Magician, Mini Trampolines, Glitter Tattoos, Bouncy Castles, Go Karts, Face Painting, Craft Tent, Psychic Readings, Live Band, Big & Little Sing, Glastonbabies, Licensed Bar.

Cost: Free entry

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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 27th July 2018 10.30am – 4.30pm (last admission 3.30pm)
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Three acres of gardens provide a fine setting for the picturesque and historic former abbey buildings dating from the 13th to 16th centuries. Click here for full details

Cost: Adult £6.00, Children aged 5-16 £2.50, Children under 5 free (cash only)

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Major Rocks Music Festival
The Bell Inn , Beckingham Street , Tolleshunt Major, Ma   CM98LL
Saturday 28th July 2018 11am - 11pm
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911, Honeyz, Sonia, Dario G and much more will be performing at Major Rocks Music Festival this July in Essex! Tickets are on sale now priced at:
GENERAL ADMISSION - £28.50
GENERAL ADMISSION VIP - £43.50
GENERAL ADMISSION - CHILD 'UNDER 16' - £20.00
GENERAL ADMISSION - CHILD 'UNDER 16' - VIP -£35.00
Tickets available to buy at The Bell Inn 01621 868154 or online at www.seetickets.com

Support from 'Frog on a Rocket', 'David Barnes', 'Sons of Southpaw', 'The Stents' & Much More!

Cost: Please see above...

More details: 01621 868154
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Annual Street Sale
Maldon, Tenterfield Road (Behind Maldon high street), Maldon   CM9 5EN
Saturday 28th July 2018 9am - 2pm
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The annual Tenterfield Road Street Sale is being held on Saturday July 28th this year.

Come and visit our historic road from 9am and grab some bargains from each of the houses.

Book, furniture, antiques, clothes, records, ornaments, toys and lots more will be on sale!


Cost: Free

More details: https://www.facebook.com/groups/155614661807337/
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 10th August 2018 10.30am – 4.30pm (last admission 3.30pm)
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Three acres of gardens provide a fine setting for the picturesque and historic former abbey buildings dating from the 13th to 16th centuries. Click here for full details

Cost: Adult £6.00, Children aged 5-16 £2.50, Children under 5 free (cash only)

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Purleigh Country Show
Baron's Lane, Purleigh, Maldon   CM9 6PF
Saturday 18th August 2018 to Sunday 19th August 2018
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This rural country show has arena displays, heavy horses, vintage cars, motorcycles, steam, farming and craft demonstrations, stalls, live music, cart rides and attractions for children. There will be a variety of hot food kiosks, ice creams, a tea tent, toilets and ample parking.

In support of Little Havens Children’s Hospice.

Cost: Saturday - £6 Sunday - £6 Under 16s go free

More details: purleighcountryshow.org.uk
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Maldon Smoke & Fire Festival 2018
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CN9 5JQ
Saturday 18th August 2018 to Sunday 19th August 2018 Sat -10:30-20:30 - Sun-10:30 -18:30
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The Maldon Smoke & Fire Festival, a family celebration of the art of cooking with fire and smoke, comes to Promenade Park, featuring 20 International BBQ teams and Essex heats of the UK Chilli cook-off comp, A Real Ale and Cider Festival, Chilli and Hot Wing Eating Contest, Live Entertainment plus you will get to taste, smell, discover and learn about all kinds of US-style low ’n’ slow BBQ’ing grilling, smoking, meats and specialties from around the globe.In aid of Essex Air Ambulance


Cost: £2 Adults - Kids FREE up to the age of 16

More details: info@smokeandfirefestival.com - www.smokeandfirefestival.com
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Classic VW and Vintage Fair
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 19th August 2018 10:00 to 16:00
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At the Classic VW and Vintage Fair, you can enjoy the variety of Beetles and Campervans, as well as Show and Shine. There will also be live music, and vintage & retro stalls for you to browse.

Cost: Adults £6, Concs.£5, Children (5-15yrs) £2, Under 5s go free

More details: www.museumofpower.org.uk
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 24th August 2018 10.30am – 4.30pm (last admission 3.30pm)
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Three acres of gardens provide a fine setting for the picturesque and historic former abbey buildings dating from the 13th to 16th centuries. Click here for full details

Cost: Adult £6.00, Children aged 5-16 £2.50, Children under 5 free (cash only)

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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 7th September 2018 10.30am – 4.30pm (last admission 3.30pm)
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Three acres of gardens provide a fine setting for the picturesque and historic former abbey buildings dating from the 13th to 16th centuries. Click here for full details

Cost: Adult £6.00, Children aged 5-16 £2.50, Children under 5 free (cash only)

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Essex 10K
Hoe Mill Lock , The Causeway, Ulting   CM9 6RA
Sunday 16th September 2018 10am
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IWA are hosting a 10km running event on Sunday 16th September 2018 at Hoe Mill Lock in Maldon, Essex. The course winds through the Essex countryside and along the beautiful Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation. So get your trainers on - it’s time to train! Find out more at https://waterways.cloudvenue.co.uk/essex10k20181

Cost: £15

More details: sarah.frayne@waterways.org.uk
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Bubble Rush
Promenade Park, Maldon, Maldon  
Saturday 13th October 2018 10.30am onwards
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Take part in Farleigh Hospice’s exciting event, back for a second year following last years success. A fun filled family 5km Fun Run with 5 different coloured bubble stations along the route!

Registration fee covers admin costs and includes a special bubble rush t-shirt, medal and running number.
Pre-registration closes Sunday 25th March,so hurry and register now!

Cost: Pre-registration price £20 adults £10 under 18s

More details: 01245 457355 or events@farleighhospice.org or www.farleighhospice.org/bubble
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Christmas Fayre at The Bell Inn
The Bell Inn , Beckingham Street Tolleshunt Major , Maldon   CM9 8LL
Saturday 8th December 2018 11am - 4pm
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A chance to do a bit of Christmas Shopping at our Festive Fayre - The Bell Inn on Saturday 8th December from 2pm - 7pm.

There will be Food, Drinks, Festive Games and Visitors throughout the afternoon for all the family to enjoy!

As we book stalls and organise more of the goings on we will add to this to let everyone know what to expect......

We are also looking for local suppliers to have stalls in the pub to sell Christmas Gifts / Food etc. A stall/table is £10, if you would like a stall please email us on info@thebeckinghambell.com .

Look forward to hearing from you!

Cost: No charge for entry - Charges apply for refreshments gifts etc

More details: 01621 868154
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Fancy taking a boat trip from Maldon?

Topsail Charters organise regular and varied trips on of their fleet of historic Thames Sailing Barges all through the year. Click here for details of their trips

Viking Saga operates 40 minute cruises from The Hythe out past Heybridge Basin towards Osea Island and back again during the season. Details here

 
 
 
 
 
 
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