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Mothering Sunday Afternoon Tea
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh   CM3 6RJ
Sunday 26th March 2017 2pm to 5pm
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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
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The Urban Folk Quartet
Maldon Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4RL
Friday 31st March 2017 20:00
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macTheatre proudly present the Urban Folk Quartet whos distinguishing features have much less to do with the traditional idea of genre. Yes, this is fiddle-led music that draws heavily from celtic dance forms and traditional song but from there on in it is unlike any folk band you have ever heard. Just as English country dance unassumingly met with big band jazz musicianship in the mid 20th century.

Cost: £17.50

More details: Maldon TIC on 01621 856503 or www.mactheatre.org.uk/
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Charity Barn Dance
Woodham Walter village hall, The Street, Woodham Walter   CM9 6RE
Saturday 1st April 2017 7.30 - 11.00pm
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Charity Barn Dance raising funds for Helen Rollason Cancer Charity. Live music by Maldon group Metric Footband. Ticket £7. Bring own food and drink.

Cost: Ticket £7

More details: 01621 859202
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Maldon Choral present Dvorak's Stabat Mater
All Saints Church, High Street, Maldon   CM9 4QE
Saturday 1st April 2017 19:30 to 22:30
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Maldon Choral Society will be performing Dvorak's 'Stabat Mater'. The soloists will be Emily Onsloe, Helen Brackenbury, Oliver Brignall and Bertie Watson. The organist will be Ben Comeau and the conductor will be Dr Gillian Ward-Russell. There will be an interval during the performance and there will also be refreshments available.

Cost: £12 in advance or £14 on the door. Under 16s free

More details: Maldon TIC 01621 856503
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Autism Awareness Fun Day
St Mary's church green , Marsh Road, Burnham-on-Crouch   CM08DA
Sunday 2nd April 2017 3PM - 7PM
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World Autism Awareness day Lite it up Blue. 2nd April. We are helping to spread awareness by holding an event at St Mary's Church Burnham on Crouch . The church tower will be lit up blue for Autism On the green there will stalls, entertainment, bouncy castles, face painting, ice cream van & lots of fun for the children. Not Leaving the adults out there will be the Prosecco van and also a vintage horsebox bar ! All proceeds will be going to the "Columbus School and Colleg

Cost: DONATION

More details: 01621 782951
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Maldon Beer Festival
Plume School, Fambridge Road, Maldon   CM9 6AB
Wednesday 5th April 2017 to Saturday 8th April 2017
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This year's Maldon Beer & Cider Festival will feature sixty real ales and sixteen ciders, with beers and ciders from Scotland. Food will be available for all sessions. There will be a Belgian Beer Bar on the Friday and Saturday. Admission £1. Admission free for CAMRA members. Special souvenir tankard or refundable glass deposit will be £3.

More details: maldonanddengiecamra.org.uk
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Columbo Prescription Murder
Maldon Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4RL
Thursday 6th April 2017 to Saturday 8th April 2017 19:45
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A Maldon Drama Group production. See the play that launched one of the most famous TV detective series. First performed in San Francisco in 1962, Prescription Murder went on to become the pilot for the TV show which ran for 69 episodes and won thirteen Emmys and two Golden Globes awards. Prescription Murder contains all the classic Columbo ingredients in a fast moving plot, full of twists and suspense.

Cost: Stalls £9 and Balcony £10. Suitable for ages 12 and up.

More details: info@maldondrama.org.uk
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Wickham Bishops Drama Club Play - 'Allo 'Allo
Village Hall, Church Road, Wickham Bishope   CM8 3JZ
Friday 7th April 2017 to Saturday 8th April 2017 19:00
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Wickham Bishops Drama Club will be performing their Spring Play, 'Allo 'Allo by Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft. Tickets available from 13th March in the village hall from 8pm and afterwards at 8pm on Mondays and Thursdays. Doors open 7pm. Curtain-up 7.30pm.

Cost: Tickets £8.50

More details: 01621 891471
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Easter Egg Hunt at Promenade Park
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Saturday 8th April 2017 10:00 to 15:00
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Maldon Carnival Association are hosting an Easter Egg Hunt at The Children's Park and Maze in Prom Park. Tickets £1.50 in advance or £2 on the day all entrants will receive a treat. Proceeds to MCA tickets from Tesco or Black Cat Coffee Shop

More details: Sarah 07929 857723
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Bubble Rush
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Sunday 9th April 2017 10:30 to 14:00
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Come and watch Farleigh Hospice’s brand new fun run! The family-friendly 5km has four bubble stations situated around the route. Cannons will be blowing out heaps of bubbles to cover the contestants in colourful foam!

More details: 01245 457355
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Click for Events from 14th April 2017
Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 14th April 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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Bach's St. John Passion
St Mary's Church, Church Street, Maldon   CM9 5HP
Friday 14th April 2017 19:30
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St Mary's free annual liturgical performance of this great work takes place on Good Friday with the Pegasus Baroque Orchestra. The Preacher will be the Bishop of Chelmsford.

More details: www.stmarysmaldon.org.uk
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Eggcellent Easter Eggstravaganza
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Friday 14th April 2017 to Saturday 15th April 2017 11:00 to 15:00
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Come along and join the Easter Eggstravaganza! There is so much to do including, meet the Easter Bunny, take part in the egg-rolling competition, biscuit decorating, bouncy castles, games and the Easter Egg Hunt. Relax at the story-telling corner with Aunty Easter. Meet the cute little Pygmy hedgehogs and take part in the fancy dress competition. Entry is free to the park (standard car park charges apply) and each activity is very reasonably priced with proceeds going to RMHC.

More details: Maldon TIC
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TransportFest
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 16th April 2017 10am - 4pm
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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
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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
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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
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Calan at Maldon Town Hall
Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4RL
Monday 24th April 2017 20:00
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macTheatre proudly present Calan, with special guest Dan Wilde. Fiddles, guitar, accordion, bagpipes and step dancing explode into life when CALAN, the energetic young folk band from Wales, take to the stage. They breathe fire into the old traditions with their infectious rhythms and high voltage routines before melting into some of the most beautiful and haunting songs as they explore the legends of Wales’ very own fairy realm with tales of magic, myth and mischief. Great fun.

Cost: Tickets £12.50.

More details: Maldon TIC 01621 856503
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 28th April 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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Club of Jazz at Wickham Bishops
Village Hall, Church Road, Wickham Bishops   CM8 3JZ
Saturday 29th April 2017 19:30
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Beacon Hill Sports Association presents Jazz at the Wickham Bishops Village Hall. The guests are the Kevin Grenfell Jazz Giants.

Cost: Admission £12.50

More details: The Organiser Tel: 01621 891717
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Blackwater Sailing Club Open Day
Blackwater Sailing Club, Basin Road, Heybridge   CM9 4SD
Saturday 29th April 2017 11am - 4pm
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Open day. Club tours and taster sails available on the river and lake. Refreshments available. Come and see what is an offer at the eastern region's biggest and best sailing club. Fun for all the family.

Cost: Free

More details: www.blackwatersailingclub.org.uk
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Maldon Mud Race
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Sunday 7th May 2017
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Entrants race across ther muddy river bed ain this annual event which raises money for local charities and good causes. As always, it will be a good day out for all the family with stalls, refreshments and plenty of activities in the park.

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Click for Events from 12th May 2017
Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 12th May 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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Olde Tyme Rally
Museum of Power, Hatfiled Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 14th May 2017 10am - 4pm
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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
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Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society - Talk 'Bressingham' by William Butcher
URC Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Tuesday 16th May 2017 7.30pm
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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)
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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
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Tolleshunt D'Arcy Craft & Local Produce Fair
St Nicholas Primary School Tolleshunt D'Arcy , Tollesbury Road, Tolleshunt D'Ar   CM9 8UA
Sunday 21st May 2017 10am - 4pm
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Craft & Local Produce Fair in aid of St Nicholas School PTFA. Stalls include Pottery, Paintings, Sewn & Knitted Goods, cakes and much more

Cost: Adult Entry 50p, children Free

More details: PTFA@tolleshuntdarcy-st-nicholas.essex.sch.uk
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 26th May 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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Carters Steam Fair
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Saturday 27th May 2017 to Sunday 4th June 2017
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Carters Steam Fair is a unique attraction as it is an authentic travelling funfair entirely consisting of rare vintage equipment. The whole fair is moved from place to place with a highly-decorated fleet of vintage lorries. There will be a free fireworks display on the Saturday nights at 9pm.

Cost: Admission to the park and fair is free, but rides will be charged separately.

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Free 4 Kids
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 28th May 2017 10am - 4pm
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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
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 2nd June 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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Japanese AutoFest
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 11th June 2017 10am - 4pm
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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
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Click for Events from 16th June 2017
Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 16th June 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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Blackwater Country Show
Heybridge, Chigborough Road, Maldon   CM9 4RB
Sunday 18th June 2017 10am - 5pm
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The show promotes the countryside and countryside pursuits and is an exciting, learning and interactive experience for everyone. Many areas of the Show are about The Great Outdoors, taking part, getting active and having fun! Each year the Show donates to the Essex Air Ambulance and also to a chosen local club, charity or group. Throughout the day there is entertainment and displays in the Main Ring. For more information, please visit our website.

More details: www.blackwatercountryshow.co.uk
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Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society - Talk 'Soft fruit growing' by Mike Abel
URC Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Tuesday 20th June 2017 7.30pm
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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
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 23rd June 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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Armed Forces Day
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh   CM3 6RJ
Saturday 24th June 2017 10am to 5pm (last entry at 4pm)
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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 16s with each paying adult

More details: info@stowmaries.org.uk or http://www.stowmaries.org.uk/news/events
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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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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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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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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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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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