Maldon Events Guide - What's On and Happening in the Maldon District
All Information on these pages has been compiled from information from third parties and which may be subject to change or cancellation. As we cannot be held responsible for any errors or inaccuracies you are advised to confirm details with the various organisers before embarking on a long journey
The Maldon Motor Show is a popular event held each year in Promenade Park Maldon
Why not enjoy one of the many events in Maldon including the famous Maldon Mud Race and other special events in Promenade Park, open gardens or take a boat trip to explore the Blackwater estuary.
 
 
 
 

What's on in And Around Maldon

Click for Events from 12th November 2019
Radio Caroline - A Talk by Ray Clark of BBC Essex Radio
Cold Norton Village Hall, Cherry Blossom Road, Cold Norton   CM3 6JQ
Tuesday 12th November 2019 7.30pm
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Come and hear Ray Clark talking about his days on Radio Caroline. The talk will include details of Ray's time aboard Radio Caroline, both past and present. A slide show will accompany the talk, and there will be opportunity to ask any questions.

Light refreshments will be available.

All funds from the event will be for the improvements to the Playing Field area at Cold Norton Village Hall.

Entrance - £5.

Cost: £5

More details: Karen - 01621 829522 or Sue - 01621 828673
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Emma Besselaar plus friend - piano & cello
Maldon United Reformed Church, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Thursday 14th November 2019 13:00
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One of Churches Together in Maldon's Monthly Lunchtime Concerts. Coffee and Tea are served from 12.15 Onwards, please feel free to bring your lunch and come and go as you wish. Emma will play a varied programme for cello on her first time at Maldon URC.

Cost: Free entry

More details: www.maldonurc.org.uk
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The Angry Boater
Maldon Little Ship Club, The Hythe, Maldon   CM9 5HN
Saturday 16th November 2019 7.30pm
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The Angry Boater Comedy Show
Top British comedian Joel Sanders had quite a nice life before he discovered boating. He performed in Vegas and appeared with legends Robin Williams and Chris Rock, but gave it all up to pursue his childhood dream of living on a boat. And now he is THE ANGRY BOATER. Fresh from the Edinburgh Festival, he’s bringing his show to the Maldon Little Ship Club on Saturday November 16th to share the trauma of everything boating has done to him. He’s angry, hilarious, and gives voice to the universal communal grief of all fellow sufferers of “the boating condition.” Tickets available only in advance from www.angryboater.com. Show 7.30-9.30pm with interval; bar open from 6pm.

Cost: £12

More details: 07956 501873
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Goldhanger Film Club: Red Joan
Goldhanger Village Hall, Head Street, Goldhanger   CM9 8AY
Wednesday 20th November 2019 Doors open 7.00pm, film starts 7.30pm
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Inspired by an extraordinary true story, Joan Stanley (Dame Judi Dench), is a widow living out a quiet retirement in the suburbs when, shockingly, the British Secret Service places her under arrest. The charge: providing classified scientific information - including details on the building of the atomic bomb - to the Soviet government for decades. As the interrogation gets underway, Joan relives the dramatic events that shaped her life and her beliefs.

Rating: R (for brief sexuality/nudity)
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Run time: 110 mins

Drinks & refreshments available before the film and during the interval

Cost: £6 on the door, please book in advance

More details: jillcrooks66@icloud.com
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Farmers Market at The Bell Inn
The Bell Inn, Beckingham Street Tolleshunt Major , Tolleshunt Major Mal   CM9 8LL
Sunday 24th November 2019 9am-1pm
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Tolleshunt Major Farmers Market at The Bell Inn. A monthly event with a chance purchase the best local produce and meet the people behind it!

We have a host of suppliers attending to offer...pastries, desserts, meats, preserves, jewellery, drinks, fragrances and much more!

More info - https://www.thebeckinghambell.com/farmersmarket

If you would like a pitch at the Farmers Market please contact us on info@thebeckinghambell.com .

Cost: Free Entry

More details: 01621868154
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RCYC Christmas Fayre
Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, The Quay, Burnham on Crouch   CM0 8AX
Sunday 24th November 2019 11am to 3pm
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A free entry, Christmas Fayre. With stalls from many local craft and tradespeople. From wine to bags, to cards, soaps and jewellery. We have it all. Refreshments available.

Cost: 0

More details: 01621 782105
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Boo Hewerdine
Blue Boar, Silver Street, Maldon   CM9 4QE
Sunday 24th November 2019 7.30pm
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For over 30 years, Boo Hewerdine has been considered one of the UK's finest singer-songwriters. As lead singer of the seminal band, The Bible, through his subsequent solo work and his longtime collaboration with the incredible Eddi Reader, he has become something of a national treasure. A naturally gifted raconteur and his gigs are always a total joy.

Tickets Maldon Town Hall 01621 857373 or 0784 653 5861 or email Nicola@mactheatre.co.uk for any enquiries.

Cost: £15

More details: www.mactheatre.org.uk/
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Jazz Workshop Sunday
The Swan Hotel, High Street, Maldon   CM9 5EP
Sunday 24th November 2019 10.30am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm
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24th November Two sessions of exploring, singing and playing jazz.

10.30am - 1pm Jazz, gospel and swing singing led by leading jazz singer Tina May (see tinamay.com). Tina is also a voice coach who specialises in helping people develop their voices in a relaxed and fun environment.
Accompanied by Dave Brooker (keys) from local combo Kind of Blue.

2pm - 5pm All instruments led by John Seeley MA BA Music (sax and clarinet) (johnseeleyjazz.co.uk) accompanied by his rhythm section.

All levels welcome. £12 per person per session. Pay on the day but please reserve via jazzworkshopsmaldon@gmail.com

"We all have a song we are meant to play. born inside us" Zen Guitar

Cost: £12 per person per session

More details: jazzworkshopsmaldon@gmail.com
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Farm Open Day
Lauriston Farm, Lauriston Farm Chase, Goldhanger   CM9 8AH
Saturday 30th November 2019 10.30am - 12.30pm
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Come and find out what we do at our Farm Open Day. Learn about biodynamic farming, the work we do and how we plan to expand our amazing work. You'll also meet our animals and get a chance to feed the sheep.

About us: We are a 210 acre biodynamic/organic community owned farm near Goldhanger. Our farm is home to rare breed cattle and sheep, along with bees and laying hens. We also grow vegetables, fruit and herbs. The farm is biodynamic and so managed in a holistic, ecological and ethical way.

Where we are: We are nestled right by the stunning Blackwater Estuary, a mile down a farm track off the Maldon Road (B1026).

Parking: Free in the farmyard (between the barns)
Wheelchair friendly/drop off point by barn/disabled toilets

Spaces are limited so booking in advance is essential by either phone or email.

Cost: Free

More details: socialfarming@lauristonfarm.co.uk or 01621 788348
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Christmas Fair
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex   CM9 6QA
Sunday 1st December 2019 9:30am-4pm
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Come and meet SANTA in his Grotto, enjoy a miniature steam train ride, meander through our Christmas stalls and join in with our fun entertainment and children's rides.

Ticket prices £12 per person, includes 1 free train ride, other rides £1 per person, a gift bag from Santa and refreshments for children 12 years old and under & Santa's snacks for each person.

£3 admission fee for those not booked to see Santa

Miniature steam train OPEN for rides

'ASTARIA' model village and Tea Room open

Cost: Santa Tickets £12, Entry to fair without Santa visit £3

More details: 01621 843183 or events@museumofpower.org.uk
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Click for Events from 7th December 2019
Santa Specials
Mangapps Railway Museum, Southminster Road, Burnham on Crouch   CM0 8QG
Saturday 7th December 2019 to Sunday 8th December 2019 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm
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Travel by steam train to see Santa in his grotto

Gifts for the children, seasonal refreshments, large indoor museum
to explore.

Book early to avoid disappointment.
Tel. 01621 784898

Cost: £13 adult, £13 child, under 3 years £8 Tickets include train ride, refreshments for all, presents & museum

More details: 01621 784898
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Santa Fun Run
Central Park, Chelmsford, Viaduct Way, Chelmsford   CM1 1PG
Sunday 8th December 2019 11am - 2pm
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Join the #FarleighSantas as hundreds of runners dash, dance and prance 5k to raise funds for Farleigh Hospice.
This jolly event will take place on Sunday 8th December 2019 in Central Park, Chelmsford. Adult runners get a free Santa suit, and there’s a free Santa hat for the kids.
Dogs (on leads) are invited to be Santa’s little helpers at this family-friendly event – we’ll even be presenting an award to the best dressed pooch!

Date & Time: Sunday 8th December 2019 at 11am
Location: Central Park, Chelmsford
Pre-registration opens: Tuesday 1st October 2019
Pre-registration closes: Monday 2nd December 2019
Santa suit collection date: Wednesday 27th November, 4.30-7.30pm
Early Bird price: Adults: £12 Under 18's: £5
On the day price: Adult: £20 Under 18's: £10

For more information contact Events@farleighhospice.org
Or call 01245 457355
Visit the webpage to book your place https://www.farleighhospice.org/events/santa-fun-run


Cost: £5 - £20

More details: https://www.farleighhospice.org/events/santa-fun-run
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Santa Specials
Mangapps Railway Museum, Southminster Road, Burnham on Crouch   CM0 8QG
Saturday 14th December 2019 to Sunday 15th December 2019 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm
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Travel by steam train to see Santa in his grotto

Gifts for the children, seasonal refreshments, large indoor museum
to explore.

Book early to avoid disappointment.
Tel. 01621 784898

Cost: £13 adult, £13 child, under 3 years £8 Tickets include train ride, refreshments for all, presents & museum

More details: 01621 784898
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Goldhanger Film Club: Green Book
Goldhanger Village Hall, Head Street, Goldhanger   CM9 8AY
Wednesday 18th December 2019 Doors open 7.00pm, Film starts 7.30pm
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The heart-warming true story of Tony Lip, a working-class Italian-American bouncer who takes on a job as a chauffeur for Dr. Don Shirley, a highly-educated African-American classical pianist.

Drinks & refreshments available before the film and during the interval

Cost: £6 on the door, please book in advance

More details: jillcrooks66@icloud.com
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Tony Way4Ward Music Night
The Bell Inn, Beckingham Street , Tolleshunt Major Mal   CM9 8LL
Friday 20th December 2019 From 9pm
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An evening of music from the fabulous Tony Way4Ward! Join us from 9pm!

Cost: Free Entry

More details: 01621868154
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Santa Specials
Mangapps Railway Museum, Southminster Road, Burnham on Crouch   CM0 8QG
Saturday 21st December 2019 to Sunday 22nd December 2019 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm
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Travel by steam train to see Santa in his grotto

Gifts for the children, seasonal refreshments, large indoor museum
to explore.

Book early to avoid disappointment.
Tel. 01621 784898

Cost: £13 adult, £13 child, under 3 years £8 Tickets include train ride, refreshments for all, presents & museum

More details: 01621 784898
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Santa Specials
Mangapps Railway Museum, Southminster Road, Burnham on Crouch   CM0 8QG
Tuesday 24th December 2019 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm
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Travel by steam train to see Santa in his grotto

Gifts for the children, seasonal refreshments, large indoor museum
to explore.

Book early to avoid disappointment.
Tel. 01621 784898

Cost: £13 adult, £13 child, under 3 years £8 Tickets include train ride, refreshments for all, presents & museum

More details: 01621 784898
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Maldon Mud Race
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Sunday 3rd May 2020
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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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Fancy taking a boat trip from Maldon?

Topsail Charters organise regular and varied trips on of their fleet of historic Thames Sailing Barges all through the year. Click here for details of their trips

Viking Saga operates 40 minute cruises from The Hythe out past Heybridge Basin towards Osea Island and back again during the season. Details here

New Visitor Information Centre in the Maldon Town Hall

Maldon’s new Visitor Information Centre is located in the foyer of the Town Hall on Market Hill. Open Monday to Friday between the hours of 10.30am and 3.30pm Discover Maldon Ambassadors will assist residents and visitors in finding out about local events and venues, travel information and tide times.

A new ticket purchasing facility for local events and performances will be provided in the Town Council Offices on the first floor of the Town Hall during the same times.