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Wassail
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 22nd January 2017 11am - 4pm
Lots to enjoy at this event, with beer, mulled cider, food stalls (veggie too), folk music, a blessing of fruit trees and more beer. Morris dancers to tap your feet to lots more beer and a good cheer!! And more besides. We will have new apple trees to plant in the grounds of the museum which will be part of the blessing. There will be people about to give you a historical low down of the Wassail, so ask what it's all about. If you haven't been to a Wassail before, then why not come down and
Cost: FREE
More details: 01621 843183
Mr Mozart's Birthday Party
Plantation Hall, Colchester Rd, Heybridge, Maldon  
Sunday 22nd January 2017 2- 4 p.m.
Aged 7-11? Celebrate Mr Mozart's birthday with games, craft activities, a quiz, a concert and loads of music.
Cost: £12
More details: Sue 07511-793898 for an invitation.
Dempsey Broughton at The Sunny Sailor
Sunny Sailor, 1 Fullbridge, Maldon   CM9 4LE
Sunday 22nd January 2017 19:30
Mac Theatre proudly presents Kevin Dempsey and Joe Broughton who will be performing their brand new album 'Off By Heart'.
More details: Maldon Tourist Informaton Centre Tel: 01621 856503
Dick Whittington Panto
Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4RL
Friday 27th January 2017 to Saturday 28th January 2017 Friday 19:30, Saturday 14:30 & 19:30
Maldon Amateur Pantomine Society present Dick Whittington. MAPS perform to combined audiences of over a thousand people and believe that a good quality pantomime is important as this is often the first introduction to live theatre for children.
Cost: Tickets will go on sale the first week of December.
More details: www.maldonpanto.co.uk/
Men of Magic: Jamie Allan & Paul Cooke
Upper Plume School, Fambridge Road, Maldon   CM9 6AB
Friday 27th January 2017 20:00
Two of the world’s greatest illusionists, Jamie Allan and Paul Cooke, have joined forces to perform a show to raise funds for Saint FM, which will be celebrating its 10th anniversary. Adults £25 Children & Concessions £18 Family Ticket (2 adults &2 children) £70 Group Ticket (4 adults + glass of wine on arrival) £85
More details: The Organiser Email: joe@jw3.co.uk Adults £25 Children & Concessions £18 Family
STO-Kers - Epic Kids Event
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrom, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh   CM3 6RJ
Saturday 4th February 2017 10am to 3pm
A monthly activity day at Stow Maries for 8-14 year olds to explore and enjoy a variety of activities linked by the theme of ‘flight’! From simple paper planes to building a series of ‘build and fly’ models, from creating gliders and rockets. Refreshments available on site in our atmospheric Mess Hall.
Cost: £5 per child plus entry fee for accompanying adult
More details: info@stowmaries.org.uk or http://www.stowmaries.org.uk/news/events
Stow Maries Valentines Tea Dance
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh   CM3 6RJ
Sunday 12th February 2017 14.00 to 17.00
Spend a romantic afternoon at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome annual Valentine's Tea Dance, dancing to music from times gone by. Professional dance instructors will be available to teach you the dance moves and refreshments served in the atmospheric Mess Hall.
Cost: tbc
More details: info@stowmaries.org.uk
Books Galore from 10 'til 4 in Althorne
Church Hall, Summer Hill (Burnham Road) meets Fambridge Road, Althorne   CM3 6BY
Saturday 18th February 2017 10am-4pm
Books of all genres - come and take a look! You'll find some smashing reads at great prices.
Cost: Free entry
Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society - Talk 'Kentish Cobnuts' by Alexander Hunt
URC Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Tuesday 21st February 2017 7.30pm
Monthly meeting of the Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society, everyone welcome Talk on Kentish Cobnuts by Kent farmer, Alexander Hunt. More details to follow. Also shop, seed swap, raffle and refreshments.
Cost: £1 Members, £2 Non-members
More details: Liz Dunkin 01621 854371
Maldon Model Railway Exhibition 2017
Plume (Maldon Community Academy) , Fambridge Road , Maldon  
Saturday 25th February 2017 10am - 4.30pm
We are proud to present the 2017 Maldon Model Railway Exhibition. We have 1000sq feet of space available and all layouts are of the highest quality. There is a variety of layouts and traders attending the show: new, second hand, tools, laser cut and scenic and figures.
Cost: Adults £5.00  Concessions £5.00  Children £2.00  Family £12.00 
More details: Dakota Dibben - 07595 255150
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STO-Kers - Epic Kids Event
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh   CM3 6RJ
Saturday 4th March 2017 10am to 3pm
A monthly activity day at Stow Maries for 8-14 year olds to explore and enjoy a variety of activities linked by the theme of ‘flight’! From simple paper planes to building a series of ‘build and fly’ models, from creating gliders and rockets. Refreshments available on site in our atmospheric Mess Hall.
Cost: £5 per child plus entry fee for accompanying adult
More details: info@stowmaries.org.uk or http://www.stowmaries.org.uk/news/events
An Evening of Archive Thames Sailing Barge Films
Maldon Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Saturday 11th March 2017 Doors Open 7:00 pm for 7:30 pm
An evening of Archive Films in association with the Society of Sailing Barge Research Teas, Coffees and Real Ale Bar Raffle All proceeds to be shared between Thames Sailing Barge Trust and Society of Sailing Barge Research Tickets can be purchased from Maldon District Tourist Information Office, Wenlock Way, Maldon or by post from John Rayment 12 WIsdoms Green, Coggeshall, CO6 1SG by sending a cheque payable to Thames Sailing Barge Trust and a stamped addressed envelope.
Cost: In Advance £7.00 on the door £8.00
More details: John Rayment 01376 561778
Science Sunday
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 19th March 2017 10am - 4pm
Wild and wacky demonstrations with Special Guest Dean the ‘Steampunk Scientist’ Hands-on activities Miniature steam train rides Model Village & Tea Room Open
Cost: Adult £6.00 Senior £5.00 Children (5-15) £2.50
More details: 01621 843183
Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society - Talk 'The Perennial Mr Potter' by Bryan Thu
URC Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Tuesday 21st March 2017 7.30pm
Monthly meeting of the Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society, everyone welcome. Talk by Bryan Thurlow 'The Perennial Mr Potter', more details to follow Also shop, seed swap, raffle and refreshments
Cost: £1 Members, £2 Non-members
More details: Liz Dunkin 01621 854371
Mothering Sunday Afternoon Tea
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh   CM3 6RJ
Sunday 26th March 2017 2pm to 5pm
Treat your Mum to a delicious full Afternoon Tea and live entertainment in the atmospheric Mess Hall at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome!
Cost: £15 per person, includes admission to the Engine Room Museum & Gift Shop
More details: info@stowmaries.org.uk or http://www.stowmaries.org.uk/news/events
TransportFest
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 16th April 2017 10am - 4pm
All forms of pre-1985 transport. Live Music. Craft Stalls. Our giant steam engine 'Marshall' working under steam. Heritage engine exhibits. Miniature steam railway, model village and tea room open.
Cost: Adults £6, Concessions £5, Children 5-15 £2, Children under 5 FREE
More details: 01621 843183
Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society - Talk 'I am a tulip, what are you?' by J C A
URC Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Tuesday 18th April 2017 7.30pm
Monthly meeting of the Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society, everyone welcome. Talk by J C Aviolet 'I am a tulip, what are you?', more details to follow Also shop, seed swap, raffle and refreshments
Cost: Mambers £1, Non-members £2
More details: Liz Dunkin 01621 854371
Maldon Mud Race
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Sunday 7th May 2017
The famous Annual Mud Race returns. More details will be available nearer the date
Olde Tyme Rally
Museum of Power, Hatfiled Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 14th May 2017 10am - 4pm
Classic vehicle display. Live band. Stalls and family entertainment. Miniature steam train rides. Tea room and model village open.
Cost: Adults £6 / Concessions £5 / Children 5-15 £2 / Children under 5 FREE
More details: 01621 843183
Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society - Talk 'Bressingham' by William Butcher
URC Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Tuesday 16th May 2017 7.30pm
Monthly meeting of the Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society, everyone welcome. Talk by William Butcher 'Bressingham', more details to follow Also shop, seed swap, raffle and refreshments
Cost: £1 members, £2 Non-members
More details: Liz Dunkin 01621 854371
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Wings & Wheels
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Lane , Purleigh   CM3 6RJ
Sunday 21st May 2017 10am to 5pm (last entry 4pm)
An entertaining summer event for the whole family, Wings & Wheels comes to SMGWA . Wings treats visitors to exciting air displays from aviation experts a well as the opportunity for close up inspections of the various planes. Wheels includes displays of classic and vintage vehicles including demonstrations and passenger rides. The excitement continues with a variety of attractions that makes for a truly great family day out, the Engine Room Museum & market stalls.
Cost: £15 per adult in advance. Up to 3 under 16 free with each paying adult.
More details: http://www.stowmaries.org.uk/news/events or info@stowmaries.org.uk
Free 4 Kids
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 28th May 2017 10am - 4pm
Children's fun day with free entry and a free train ride for children up to fifteen years old. Also featuring games, rides, bouncy castle, animal handling, sweets & treats, face painting, crafts and stalls.
Cost: Free for children 15 and under. Over 15's £4
More details: 01621 843183
Japanese AutoFest
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 11th June 2017 10am - 4pm
Display of Japanese classic and performance cars and bikes. Stalls and displays of Japanese culture and food.
Cost: Adults £6, Concessions £5, Children 5-15 £2.50, Under 5's FREE
More details: 01621 843183
Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society - Talk 'Soft fruit growing' by Mike Abel
URC Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Tuesday 20th June 2017 7.30pm
Monthly meeting of the Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society, everyone welcome. Talk by Mike Abel 'Soft Fruit Growing', more details to follow Also shop, seed swap, raffle and refreshments
Cost: £1 Members, £2 Non-members
More details: Liz Dunkin 01621 854371
Armed Forces Day
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh   CM3 6RJ
Saturday 24th June 2017 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4pm)
Come show your support for our Armed Forces on Armed Forces Day at Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome. There will be flying displays by our aviation experts, representives from the Forces, Fire Brigade, Police and more! Fun for all the family.
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
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
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
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
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 16's with each paying adult
More details: info@stowmaries.org.uk or http://www.stowmaries.org.uk/news/events
Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society - Summer Show
URC Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Saturday 29th July 2017 10.00am to 4.30pm
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
The Maldon Traithlon
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Sunday 30th July 2017 05:45
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/
BikeMeet - Classic Motorcycle Show
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 6th August 2017 10am - 4pm
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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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
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
Classic VW Show & Antiques Fair
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 13th August 2017 10am - 4pm
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
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)
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
American Car Show
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 3rd September 2017 10am - 4pm
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
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
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
Steampunk Essextraordinaire III
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 24th September 2017 10am - 4pm
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
Astaria Fairy Village Candlelight Evening
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Friday 6th October 2017 6pm - 8pm
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
Model Exhibition & Steam Day
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 8th October 2017 10am - 4pm
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
Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society AGM
URC Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Tuesday 10th October 2017 7.45pm
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
Astaria Fairy Village Candlight Evening
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Friday 13th October 2017 6pm - 8pm
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
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
Christmas Fair
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 10th December 2017 10am - 4pm
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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