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What's on in And Around Maldon

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Bradwell Festival
The Othona Community, Meadow Field and St Peter's Chapel , East End Road, Bradwell-on-sea   CM07PN
Saturday 1st July 2017 to Sunday 2nd July 2017 Noon on Saturday to 20:00 on Sunday
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Bradwell Festival | Gathering the Fragments | www.bradwellfestival.com Bradwell Festival 2017 is an opportunity to connect and celebrate with other Christians. The festival is taking place in Bradwell-on-Sea during the the first weekend in July and builds on the legacy of the Bradwell Pilgrimage, starting with the pilgrimage itself. Once at the festival site, which will incorporate St Peter’s Chapel as well as the home of the Othona Community, festival-goers will be able to enjoy a va

Cost: Free

More details: hello@bradwellfestival.com
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Maldon Motor Show
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Sunday 2nd July 2017
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Classics on the Promenade include Vintage , Classic , Sports, American Cars, Military & Commercial Vehicles Retro Cars & Motor Bikes, Auto Jumble, Auto Trade Stands, Vintage Fair & Craft Fair

Cost: Free (Parking charges apply)

More details: maldonmotorshow.co.uk
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Terry Pratchett's Wyrd Sisters
Maldon Town Hallo, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4RL
Thursday 6th July 2017 to Saturday 8th July 2017 19:45
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Maldon Drama Group present Terry Pratchett's Wyrd Sisters, adapted for the stage by Stephen Briggs. A licensed bar will be available. Early booking prices - Stalls £8 and Balcony £9, valid until 19th May. Higher prices will apply after this date.

More details: www.maldondrama.org.uk
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 7th July 2017 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

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Little Totham Fete
The Plains, The Street, Little Totham   CM9 8NF
Saturday 8th July 2017 12:30
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Llive bands, beer tent, and a host of arena events which will make this traditional village event the place to be. You will have plenty of time to sample the varied foods on offer before browsing the many stalls. Inspect the impressive birds of prey and enter your pet in the popular dog show. There will be games and sideshows to amuse the children and a range of stalls including silver jewellery, cushions, gifts, an eclectic selection of nearly new books and the ever popular bric-a-brac.

More details: 01621 891660
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Last Night of the Althorne Proms
St. Andrew's Church, Fambridge Road, ALTHORNE   CM3 6BZ
Saturday 8th July 2017 7pm
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£7 for a wonderful evening of organ music and a sing-along. Pimms and nibbles included! Also, readings, poems and a raffe. Call 01621 744912 or 740481 for tickets today.

Cost: £7

More details: 01621 744912
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Heybridge Basin Regatta
Heybridge Basil, Heybridge, Maldon   CM9 4RX
Saturday 8th July 2017
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Heybridge Basin Regatta has been running for over 150 years and is a great day out for all the family. This community event takes place during the summer months and offers activities for both sea and land lubbers! Free for spectators but some activities may be charged.

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Spirit of the Corn Festival
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Saturday 15th July 2017 to Sunday 16th July 2017 Saturday 10am - 7pm / Sunday 10am - 4pm
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There will be craft stalls selling handmade wares, spiritual stalls selling esoteric wares and crystals, a healing area with holistic therapies, spiritual readers. Bringing in the folk side of Summer, we will have country crafts, folk music in the acoustic area and country craft demonstrations. There will be workshops and talks on a variety of subjects throughout the weekend. As usual our festivals can't be the same without the eclectic array of amazing live music in many genres throughou

Cost: Entry: £5 per adult £2 per child age 5-15 Under 5's free Weekend ticket £8

More details: 01621 943183
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 21st July 2017 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

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Stow Maries @ War
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh   CM3 6RJ
Saturday 22nd July 2017 to Sunday 23rd July 2017 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4pm) on both days
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A truly spectacular event recreating events at the Aerodrome from during the Great War. See history come alive with historic photographs taken from between 1916 and 1918 being recreated, witness 'The Great War Channel' in action filming scenes for its YouTube channel and take part in this unique and entertaining flying event.

Cost: £15 per adult in advance, free admission for up to 3 under 16s with each paying adult

More details: info@stowmaries.org.uk or http://www.stowmaries.org.uk/news/events
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Click for Events from 28th July 2017
Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 28th July 2017 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

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Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society - Summer Show
URC Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Saturday 29th July 2017 10.00am to 4.30pm
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Annual Summer Show Classes for vegetables, fruit, flowers, domestic. flower arranging and juniors. See the MHHS Year Book for details of classes to enter, available from Liz Dunkin 01621 854371 Entries to be staged between 6.30pm and 9.00pm on Friday 28 July Show opens between 10.00am to 4.30pm Also large plant sale outside the hall and refreshments available

Cost: 50p entry, exhibitors free entry

More details: Liz Dunkin 01621 854371
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The Maldon Traithlon
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Sunday 30th July 2017 05:45
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The event consists of an Open Water Swim in the River Blackwater, Cycle on the quiet and scenic roads of the Dengie Peninsula and finishes with a lapped Run around the beautiful Promenade Park and Hythe Quay. Sprint (750m/28km/5km) and Olympic (1.5km/45km/10km) distances available. With plenty of facilities for the whole family, activities throughout the day and countless cafes lining the route the event is sure to draw a huge crowd of spectators and provide a great atmosphere for all.

More details: http://www.dengieevents.co.uk/maldon-tri-race-info/
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BikeMeet - Classic Motorcycle Show
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 6th August 2017 10am - 4pm
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Classic, vintage, race & touring motorcycle displays. Trials demonstrations. Club stands. Stalls. Live band. Miniature steam train ride. Family entertainment.

Cost: Adults £6 / Concessions £5 / Children 5-15 £2 / Under 5's FREE

More details: 01621 843183
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 11th August 2017 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

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Military and Flying Machines
Military and Flying Machines, Chigborough Rd , Heybridge, Maldon   CM9 4RB
Saturday 12th August 2017 to Sunday 13th August 2017 10 am to 5pm
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Featuring hundreds of classic historic military vehicles, see what military life was like with living history displays vintage funfair, 40's style live music, arena events, 40's fashion show, mock battle, craft and collectors stalls and much more! www.mfmshow.org.uk or follow us on Facebook

Cost: Adult £10, Child £6, Concessions £8, Family tickets available

More details: info@mfmshow.co.uk
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Classic VW Show & Antiques Fair
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 13th August 2017 10am - 4pm
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Classic VW show with vintage and retro stalls. Live music. Show & Shine. See Herbie the Love Bug. The museum's miniature steam train will be running and Marshall our giant steam engine will be working under steam.

Cost: Adults £6 / Concessions £5 / Chidlren 5-15 £2 / Children under 5 £2

More details: 01621 843183
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Maldon Smoke & Fire Festival
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CN9 5JQ
Saturday 19th August 2017 to Sunday 20th August 2017 Sat -10:30-18:30 - Sun-10:30 -17:30
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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: Free Entry

More details: info@smokeandfirefestival.com - www.smokeandfirefestival.com
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 25th August 2017 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

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For the Love of the Land
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh   CM3 6RJ
Sunday 27th August 2017 10am to 5pm (last admission at 4pm)
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A truly unique event celebrating the Aerodrome's rural connection – Small holdings, Heavy Horses, Steam Tractions, Land Army, Folk Music, Morris, Hog Roasts, Local Traders, Blacksmith / Farrier, Family Activities, Raptors, Local brewers and more. A fun and fulflling family day to suit all ages.

Cost: £15 per adult in advance, free admission for up to 3 under 16's with each paying adult

More details: info@stowmaries.org.uk or http://www.stowmaries.org.uk/news/events
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Click for Events from 3rd September 2017
American Car Show
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 3rd September 2017 10am - 4pm
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Popular classic American car show with hot rods and custom cars. Steam train rides, model village open, tea room open, stalls and entertainment.

Cost: Adults £7, Concessions £6, Children £2, Under 5's free

More details: 01621 843183
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 8th September 2017 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

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Essex 10K
Hoe Mill Lock , The Causeway, Ulting   CM9 6RA
Sunday 17th September 2017 10am
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IWA are hosting their first ever 10km running event on Sunday 17th September 2017 at Hoe Mill Lock in Maldon, Essex. For two years they brought you the Waterways Triathlon, but this year they want everyone to be able to get involved, from novice to elite. 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 www.waterways.org.uk/events_festivals/essex10k/Essex10K

Cost: £15

More details: sarah.frayne@waterways.org.uk
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Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society - Autumn Show and talk 'Wool Compost' by Ian
URC Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Tuesday 19th September 2017 7.30pm
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MHHS Autumn Show Classes for vegetables, fruit, flowers and baking. Details of classes are in the MHHS Yearbook available from Liz Dunkin 01621 854371 Entries to be staged between 6.30pm and 8.00pm During the judging there will be a talk by Ian Tinton on 'Wool Compost' Presentation of cups and prizes at 9.30pm

Cost: £1 Members, £2 Non-members

More details: Liz Dunkin 01621 854371
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Steampunk Essextraordinaire III
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 24th September 2017 10am - 4pm
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Explore the fantastical world of Victorian Steampunk Featuring Craft Market, Burlesque, Live Music, Magic and Theatre, Talks & Workshops. Miniature steam train open for rides,'Astaria' fairy village open, 'Marshall" the giant pumping engine will be run by steam. Refreshments including Cream Teas, Cakes, Real Ale & Cider available.

Cost: Adult £6, Children (5-15) £3, Children under 5 FREE

More details: 01621 843183
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Astaria Fairy Village Candlelight Evening
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Friday 6th October 2017 6pm - 8pm
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See our fairy village Astaria lit up with four hundred candle lanterns. See if you can spot the sleepy villagers as they make their way home to bed after a long day of work in their tiny world. Free entry to museum. Tea room open for refreshements.

Cost: FREE

More details: 01621 843183
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Model Exhibition & Steam Day
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 8th October 2017 10am - 4pm
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See the world in miniature with model railway layouts, model boats and more. Watch Marshall our giant steam engine work under steam. Miniature steam engine rides available. Tea room and Astaria village open.

Cost: Adult £6 / Concession £5 / Child 5-15 £2.50 / Child under 5 FREE

More details: 01621 843183
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Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society AGM
URC Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Tuesday 10th October 2017 7.45pm
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MHHS AGM Please attend and join in the discussions about the Society Refreshments will be served after the meeting Also Halloween Highlights Competition and Sunflower Competition

Cost: tbc

More details: Liz Dunkin 01621 854371
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Astaria Fairy Village Candlight Evening
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Friday 13th October 2017 6pm - 8pm
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See our fairy village Astaria lit up with four hundred candle lanterns. See if you can spot the sleepy villagers as they make their way home to bed after a long day of work in their tiny world. Free entry to museum. Tea room open for refreshements.

Cost: FREE

More details: 01621 843183
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Halloween Spooky Science Day
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 29th October 2017 10am - 4pm
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Come and bring the family along for our Halloween Spooky Science day at the Museum of Power. Featuring our very own Mad Professor's science and magic show, interactive experiments and crafts, spooky storytelling, live creepy crawlies to hold, miniature steam train rides, toffee apples and baked potatoes, scary facepainting and more..

Cost: Adults £6 / Children £3

More details: 01621 843183
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Click for Events from 10th December 2017
Christmas Fair
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 10th December 2017 10am - 4pm
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Visit Santa in his grotto - with gift for under 12's. Take a ride on our miniature steam train. Enjoy a goodie bag of seasonal treats. Celebrate Christmas with seasonal entertainment. Wander through our Christmas market.

Cost: £8

More details: 01621 843183
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BEELEIGH ABBEY GARDENS
The gardens at Beeleigh Abbey will be open to the public again this year on selected days. Click here for details
 
FANCY A RIVER TRIP?
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EXPLORE MALDON'S HISTORY
The Museum in the Park is a great way to find out about Maldon's past. Click here for details