What's on in And Around Maldon
WW2 Talk
Friday 18th September 2015 19:00
Little Baddow Memorial Hall, North Hill, Little Baddow  
Ex Flt/Lt Norman Wilson recounts his memorable WW2 story of finding the crash and burial site of his brother Douglas, shot down and killed in Germany. Followed by remembrances of his own wartime flying experiences in the Far East.
Cost: £10 includes a glass of wine
More details: Joanne Phillips 01245 224750

Martin Bennett ' s Old Green River Jazz Band
Friday 18th September 2015 7:30 pm
Witham Public Hall , Collingwood Road , Witham   CM8 2DY
The Old Green River Band play a style of jazz that is best described as Dixieland Swing, a style that goes down well with Lindy Hoppers and Jump Jivers as well as those who prefer to sit and listen. This six piece band have toured extensively in the UK and beyond.
Cost: £12.50
More details: Ring 0345 017 8717 or online at www.withampublichall.co.uk

Maldon Town Regatta
Saturday 19th September 2015 From 11.30
Maldon Promenade, Hythe Quay, Maldon   CM9 5HN
Maldon Town Regatta has been held for generations. Smacks and old gaffers, traditional and modern yachts race up river from West Mersea to Osea and from there to the town in a second race, berthing at high water. There are many shoreside activities and stalls all day, with live music during the evening.
Cost: Free
More details: www.maldonregatta.co.uk

Waterways Triathlon
Sunday 20th September 2015 Registration from 08:30am. Triathlon runs from 10am - 6pm.
Hoe Mill Lock, Ulting, Hoe Mill Lock, The Causeway, , Ulting   CM9 6RA
Pick up your paddles, pump up your bicycle tyres and dust off your running shoes for The Inland Waterways Association’s (IWA) first Waterways Triathlon in Essex. There is a choice of either a 50km or 30km course that will have you canoeing, cycling and running to the finish line. The entry fees and all sponsorship you raise will go towards Essex Waterways or The Susan Trust. For more information visit www.waterways.org.uk/triathlon or call 01494 783453.
Cost: £25 per person before 31st May. £35 per person after May
More details: www.waterways.org.uk/triathlon

Maldon Art Trail
Saturday 26th September 2015 to Saturday 3rd October 2015
In and Around Maldon, High Street, Maldon  
The Art Trail showcases the work of local artists in shops, cafés, and public buildings in and around Maldon. From paintings and photographs to sculptures, textiles, millinery, and paper-cutting, the diverse range of work that has appeared over the years proves time and time again, the talent of the region’s artists. Many of the exhibits will be displayed in windows and viewable 24/7 for the duration of the trail but please check the art trail website for more detail.
More details: secretary@maldonarttrail.co.uk

Charity Barn Dance
Saturday 3rd October 2015 7.30pm - 11.00pm
Woodham Walter village hall, The Street, Woodham Walter   CM9 6RE
Charity Barn Dance raising funds for Helen Rollason Cancer Charity. Live music by Metric Footband. Tickets £7 from 01621 859202 bring own food and drinks
Cost: Tickets £7 each
More details: 01621 859202

Model Exhibition
Sunday 4th October 2015 10am - 4.30pm
Museum of Power, Maldon Road, Langford   CM9 7GG
A world in miniature with several model railway layouts, boats, steam models and other examples of the modellers art. Entry to the museum is included with many working exhibits. Enjoy a ride on the miniature steam train (fare £1.00). Admire the sculptures around the grounds (part of Maldon Arts Trail) The tearoom will be open.
Cost: Adults £5.00 concessions £4.00 children 5-15 £2.50
More details: 01621 843183

Made for You
Saturday 10th October 2015 10am - 3pm
The Bewick suite r/o The Swan Hotel, High Street, Maldon   CM9 5EP
FREE Admission including one free hot drink (tea, coffee or hot chocolate) and biscuit per person. Vouchers can be found in Magpie of Maldon, Brights Path, High Street, Maldon. Suzie's, High Street, Maldon, Maldon tourist information Centre and The Tyre Shop, Cullen Mill, Braintree Road, Witham. This event is designed to showcase small and micro business who design and make their own products. Shop til you drop with around 20 different stalls selling unique handmade products.
Cost: Free admission - Stalls from £15
More details: For more details contact: Teresa on 01621 859157 or Julie on 01621 680896

macTheatre present WHILE & MATTHEWS
Saturday 24th October 2015 8pm
The Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4RL
Two of the most respected names in British folk. Former members of the Albion Band and current members of St Agnes Fountain, they are an internationally successful song writing partnership. Their songs cover the full experiences of life, from injustice to freedom. Chris While on vocals, guitar, banjo, dulcimer, bodhran and percussion and Julie Matthews on vocals, piano, guitar, mandolin and bouzouki. Winners in the Best Duo category at the 2009 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and nominated 10 times.
Cost: £15
More details: Maldon TIC 01621 856503

Antiques Fair
Sunday 25th October 2015 10am - 4.30pm
Museum of Power, Maldon Road, Langford   CM9 7GG
Plenty of stalls selling a wide range of antiques and collectables, set within the unique atmosphere of the steam museum. Tearoom open and Miniature steam train rides (fare £1.00)
Cost: Adult £2.50 children free. Doors open at 10am. (Trade 9am £3.00)
More details: 01621 843183

 
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