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Into The Woods
Tractor Shed, London Heys Farm, Latchingdon   CM9 6LQ
Tuesday 22nd August 2017 to Saturday 26th August 2017 7.30pm
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Stephen Sondheim's award winning musical Into The Woods is a dark and humorous twist on the fairy tale stories of Brothers Grimm. Performed by amateur actors.

Cost: Tickets £8 Tuesday and Wednesday, £10 Thursday, Friday and Saturday

More details: www.ladsdrama.co.uk
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Mad Science & Art Summer Fun
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Wednesday 23rd August 2017 10:30am & 1pm
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Bring the kids along to the Museum of Power for our ‘Summer of STEAM’ Wednesday workshops facilitated by magical duo Darren & Dean. Featuring the combined superpowers of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths; STEAM is a great way to get children excited about the arts & sciences. Included in our Wednesday programmes will be Chaotic Chemistry, Fantastic Physics, Engaging Engineering & Bonkers Biology. Additionally our workshops will also include a fun journey into s

Cost: Morning & Afternoon Sessions £3 each (for Children aged 7-12) Childs picnic lunch available in Steam Pump Tea Room £4.50 OR Full day with lunch £10 each.

More details: To book email summer.fun@museumofpower.org.uk
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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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Open Day at Wibblers Brewery
Wibblers Brewery, Goldsands Road, Southminster   CM10 7JW
Saturday 26th August 2017 12:00 to 16:00
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Visit the Open day at Wibblers Brewery, Taproom & Kitchen. Tickets includes 4 drinks, tour and a talk on brewing. We will be opening up the brewery for the public to hear about how we make our range of ales, cider and lager and how it all started. Food will also be available

Cost: £10 per person including tour and up to 4 pints in our taproom.

More details: www.wibblers.co.uk
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Exhibition of Paintings by Burnham Art Club
Burnham Museum, Coronation Road, Burnham-on-Crouch   CM0 8AS
Saturday 26th August 2017 10am to 6pm weekends and Bank Holiday, 2pm to 5pm Tuesday to Friday
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Nearly a hundred framed paintings in all mediums and subjects by talented members of Burnham Art Club, many of whom take part in Burnham Art Trail. All are for sale, and there are also unframed paintings available to buy and take away at modest prices. Access is from the ground floor entrance in Coronation Road. The opening times are 10am to 6pm weekends and the Bank Holiday Monday, 2pm to 5pm Tuesday to Friday (museum opening hours).

Cost: Free

More details: 01621 776570
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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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"Rock up for Randall" - in support of local charity - David Randall Foundation
Maldon Cricket Club, Drapers Farm Sports Ground, Drapers Chase, Heybridge   CM9 4QT
Sunday 27th August 2017 9.30am til late
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A day of Cricket, Live Music and family entertainment :- inflatables, 'Last Man Standing' ride and for the really macho we have our brand new 'Hang Tough" challenge, cake stall, BBQ, licencesd bar, sideshows, auction, raffle. Music from Funky Voices Choir, Ben White and his band, and 6String Makeover. Kids Kwik Cricket festival in the morning and Maldon XI v Felsted Robins cricket match during the afternoon. All welcome.

Cost: Donation via entrance bucket

More details: Michelle Foster - 07916 261876
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Quay Day
Burnham on Crouch Quayside, The Quay, Burnham on Crouch   CM0 8AT
Monday 28th August 2017 12 noon to 5pm
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Fun filled family day out will take place on Burnham on Crouch Quayside This year there are more attractions than ever. We have Captain Jack Sparrow arriving from the high seas. The Princess from Frozen attending for the first time. All can enjoy the Fun Time Ponies in the Anchor Car Park. There are stalls and other attractions, food, drink and music from the ever popular Rich Clifford and the Young Once and Tom Newman Clark Nautical or Frozen Themed costumes . There will be a fancy dress competition Come by train and walk through the country park to the Quay

Cost: Free

More details: Any questions please contact Fiona Clegg on 07767 807156
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Bank Holiday Market
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Monday 28th August 2017
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Popular Bank Holiday general market. Weather and ground conditions permitting

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Mad Science & Art Summer Fun
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Wednesday 30th August 2017 10:30am & 1pm
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Bring the kids along to the Museum of Power for our ‘Summer of STEAM’ Wednesday workshops facilitated by magical duo Darren & Dean. Featuring the combined superpowers of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths; STEAM is a great way to get children excited about the arts & sciences. Included in our Wednesday programmes will be Chaotic Chemistry, Fantastic Physics, Engaging Engineering & Bonkers Biology. Additionally our workshops will also include a fun journey into s

Cost: Morning & Afternoon Sessions £3 each (for Children aged 7-12) Childs picnic lunch available in Steam Pump Tea Room £4.50 OR Full day with lunch £10 each.

More details: To book email summer.fun@museumofpower.org.uk
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Click for Events from 31st August 2017
National Garden Scheme Open Garden
Feeringbury Manor, Coggeshall Road, Colchester   CO5 9RB
Thursday 31st August 2017 to Friday 1st September 2017 9-4pm
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Coggeshall Road, Feering, Colchester CO5 9RB. Mr & Mrs Giles Coode-Adams 01376 561946 seca@btinternet.com www.ngs.org.uk. 12m SW of Colchester. Between Feering & Coggeshall on Coggeshall Rd, 1m from Feering village. Every Thur and Fri 31 Aug to 6 Oct (9-4). Adm £5, chd free. There is always plenty to see in this 10 acre garden with two ponds and river Blackwater. Huge number of different and colourful plants, many unusual, culminating in a purple explosion of michaelmas daisies in Sept.

Cost: £5 ,children free

More details: 01376 561946
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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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Churchyard Garden Tea at the Plume Library
Plume Library, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Saturday 9th September 2017 12:00 to 15:00
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Join us for tea/coffee and homemade cake in the churchyard garden adjacent to Thomas Plume's Library. Bookstall and raffle. All proceeds to support the Plume Library - the unique 17th century resource which is one of the jewels of Maldon's heritage. As part of the national Heritage Open Days the Library opening hours are specially extended today from 10am to 4pm. NB restricted access to the Library via steep, narrow spiral staircase with a maximum capacity of 10 visitors at a time

Cost: Free entry

More details: 01621 854056
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Open day at Maldon Fire Station
Maldon Fire Station, Wycke Hill, Maldon   CM9 6SH
Sunday 10th September 2017 10:00 to 16:00
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Bring your friends and family along to the Fire Station for a great day out. See the engines and meet the fire fighters, learn about keeping safe.

More details: www.essex-fire.gov.uk/events/
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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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Maldon Town Regatta
Hythe Quay, Promenade Park, Maldon   CM9 5HN
Saturday 23rd September 2017
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Challenges on the water and family fun ashore at this annual event. Click here for full details

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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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The Warren Classic and Supercar Show
The Warren Golf & Country Club, The Warren Golf & Country Club, Woodham Walter   CM9 6RW
Sunday 24th September 2017 10:00am - 5:30pm
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Back for 2017, after another successful show in 2016, The Warren Classic and Supercar Show will take place on Sunday 24th September 2017. Bring your classic, sports or supercar along, or just come along to see what else is on show! You'll find like-minded people, the lovely surroundings of the Warren Estate, and we'll be serving coffee & maybe a little extra sustenance to keep you going.

Cost: Adults £10. Children under 12 free

More details: 01245223258, http://www.warrenclassic.co.uk
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Click for Events from 26th September 2017
State of the Union at Blue Boar
Blue Boar, Silver Street, Maldon   CM0 4QE
Tuesday 26th September 2017 20:00
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macTheatre proudly present State of the Union, made up of English songwriting legend, Bob Hewerdine and acclaimed American blues guitarist and songwriter, Brook WIlliams. State of the Union create a magical, stripped back and enthralling musical atmosphere. Their performances are consistently brilliant, equal parts emotive and entertaining.

Cost: £15

More details: Tickets Maldon TIC : 01621 856503
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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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Charity Barn Dance
Woodham Walter village hall, The Street, Woodham Walter   CM9 6RE
Saturday 7th October 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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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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Citizens Advice Charity Concert
All Saints Church , High Street, Maldon   CM9 4QE
Friday 13th October 2017 7pm
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Chelmsford Male Voice Choir, Maldon Court School Choir and the All Saints Handbell Ringers will come together to perform a lively evening of light music. The programme will include something for everyone from a World War One medley, to songs from stage and screen including Les Misérables, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Billy Elliot and ‘Stronger Together’ by Gareth Malone. All proceeds will go to Citizens Advice. Tickets available from Maldon Citizens Advice and Talking Flowers 37 High Street

Cost: £10 Adults

More details: 01621 854908
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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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Hunter Muskett at Blue Boar
Blue Boar, Silver Street, Maldon   CM0 4QE
Sunday 29th October 2017 19:30 to 22:00
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Hunter Muskett is made up of Chris George, Terry Hiscock, Doug Morter and Rog Trevitt. Their music is described as ‘quintessentially English’ and is a beautifully intricate tapestry of guitars, poetic lyrics and lush harmonies. This tour brings their latest album ‘Unafraid and Sober’, which is recorded, mixed and mastered by Spencer Cozens. It is an exquisite piece of work and it is highly recommended to hear the songs played live in this medieval, intimate setting.

Cost: £10

More details: Tickets Maldon TIC : 01621 856503
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Promenade Park Fireworks
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Saturday 4th November 2017
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Annual fireworks display organised by the Maldon Rotary Club. More details available soon.

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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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