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

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Purleigh Country Show
Baron's Lane, Purleigh, Maldon   CM9 6PF
Saturday 18th August 2018 to Sunday 19th August 2018
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This rural country show has arena displays, heavy horses, vintage cars, motorcycles, steam, farming and craft demonstrations, stalls, live music, cart rides and attractions for children. There will be a variety of hot food kiosks, ice creams, a tea tent, toilets and ample parking.

In support of Little Havens Children’s Hospice.

Cost: Saturday - £6 Sunday - £6 Under 16s go free

More details: purleighcountryshow.org.uk
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Maldon Smoke & Fire Festival 2018
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CN9 5JQ
Saturday 18th August 2018 to Sunday 19th August 2018 Sat -10:30-20:30 - Sun-10:30 -18:30
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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: £2 Adults - Kids FREE up to the age of 16

More details: info@smokeandfirefestival.com - www.smokeandfirefestival.com
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Evening Tour of the historic Moot Hall
The Moot Hall, High Street, Maldon   CM9 5PF
Sunday 19th August 2018 19:00
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An evening sunset tour of the town's most historically important building. Uncover layers of the town's social history and discover three floors of historic artefacts. Finish with a visit to the rooftop to admire the stunning panoramic views of the town and the River Blackwater.

Walk Route: The Moot Hall, three floors and rooftop.

Access: Disabled access limited to ground floor

Cost: £12.50

More details: www.themoothall.co.uk
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Classic VW and Vintage Fair
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 19th August 2018 10:00 to 16:00
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At the Classic VW and Vintage Fair, you can enjoy the variety of Beetles and Campervans, as well as Show and Shine. There will also be live music, and vintage & retro stalls for you to browse.

Cost: Adults £6, Concs.£5, Children (5-15yrs) £2, Under 5s go free

More details: www.museumofpower.org.uk
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 24th August 2018 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 (cash only)

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Burnham Art Club Exhibition of paintings
Burnham Museum, Coronation Road, Burnham-on-Crouch Es   CM0 8AS
Saturday 25th August 2018 10am to 5pm weekends and B/H Monday, weekdays 2 - 5pm
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Nearly a hundred framed paintings for sale by the talented members of Burnham Art Club, many of whom take part in the Burnham Art Trail. All subjects and mediums presented for sale at reasonable prices, also lots of unframed work which can be bought to take away - ideal gifts or mementos. The exhibition is on the ground floor of the museum accessed from Coronation Road and runs from Saturday 25th August to Sunday 2nd September. Open 10am to 5pm weekends and Bank Holiday Monday, weekday 2 - 5pm (Museum opening hours).
Admission is free,

Cost: Free

More details: 01621 776570
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Bell Meadow Day at Woodham Walter
Bell Meadow, Church Hill, Woodham Walter   CM9 6RP
Sunday 26th August 2018 12:30 to 21:00
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Now in its 14th year this traditional country fair, which celebrates the best of rural life, has become a popular event in the Essex summer diary, offering entertainment for all the family; there really will be something for everyone to enjoy in this wonderful rural setting.
Daytime events, from 12.30pm, include demonstrations and stalls with traditional crafts, rural skills and ever popular activities including:
Competition Tent, Pets Corner, Pony Rides, Children’s Entertainer, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Refreshments and Homemade produce, a selection of Food Vendors and of course the Beer Tent.
With live music on offer throughout the day, the entertainment will culminate in the evening with with ‘For Funks Sake’ on our main stage; this truly will be a fantastic family day out.

Cost: Adults £5, Children Free

More details: bellmeadowday.co.uk
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Elvis Tribute
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Friday 31st August 2018 7:30 pm - midnight
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Referred to as the ''King of Rock and Roll'' Elvis Presley's music was truly one of a kind. Join us as we celebrate Young Elvis with our fantastic Elvis Tribute night.

Book tickets online at:
www.thetickethub.co.uk

Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Act Starts: 8:30 pm
We recommend arriving early to find your seat, and order food and drinks.

Food Served from the Menu
Licensed Bar Serving Drinks
Free Parking

Cost: £12 in advance, or £14 at the door.

More details: Phone: 01621 983150 | Email: boxoffice@maldonstadium.com
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American Car Show
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 2nd September 2018 10:00 to 16:00
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Large display of Classic American and Custom Vehicles. Live Music and Dance. Steam Train Rides & Family Entertainment.

Cost: Adults £6.00 Concs.£5.00 Children (5-15) £2.00 & Under 5s Free

More details: 01621 843183
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
Friday 7th September 2018 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 (cash only)

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Click for Events from 9th September 2018
Maldon Oyster & Seafood Festival
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Sunday 9th September 2018 13:00 to 17:00
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A fun packed foodie celebration on the riverside. Expect family fun-times, heritage inspired happenings and many memorable moments! Join us as we herald the Landing of the Oysters at 1pm and then tuck into the delicious oysters, seafood and drinks on offer in the food marquee.

The Maldon Oyster and Seafood Festival is the definitive showcase of Maldon's best restaurants, chefs and leading food and drink brands. Maldon's latest, greatest and most exciting restaurants will serve up complimentary taster size signature dishes and oysters. For those with a bigger appetite or who simply want more, there will also be an opportunity to buy larger size dishes and seafood platters.

Festival visitors can indulge in a range of complimentary activities including wine, gin and craft beer & ale tastings. They can also buy these goods to take home. There will be live music and a DJ. As well as the complimentary drink tastings, there will be a themed cash bar.

Cost: £16.50

More details: Tickets available from Maldon TIC 01621 856503
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Daphne's Flight in Concert
Maldon Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4RL
Thursday 13th September 2018 20:00
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1995 and five friends found themselves at Cambridge Festival. They decided to sing some songs together ... magic happened and Daphne's Flight took off. Now, two decades later, five of the best singer/songwriters of their generation are gathering again – older, wiser and twice as powerful.

Cost: £18

More details: Tickets from Maldon TIC Wenlock way 01621 856503
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Comedy Night
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Thursday 13th September 2018 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Our Comedy Club is sure to have you laughing all night long. Get all of your friends together for a night of top quality entertainment!

Food Available from the Menu
Licensed Bar Serving Drinks
Doors Open: 7:00pm
Tickets £10.

Book online at: https://boxoffice.maldonstadium.com

Tell your friends and enjoy a night full of live entertainment!

Cost: £10

More details: Phone: 01621 983150 | Email: boxoffice@maldonstadium.com
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Steampunk Essextraordinaire IV
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Sunday 16th September 2018 10:00
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Explore the splendid world of Victorian Steampunk and join us at the Museum of Power for a day of delightful diversions, incredible inventions and elegant eccentricity. Immerse yourself in a fantastical future as imagined by the past!

Cost: Adults £6 Children £3 Under 2s go free

More details: 01621 843183
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Cycle for Life 2018
Farleigh Hospice, North Court Road , Broomfield  
Sunday 16th September 2018 8am-2pm
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Reach for the tyre pump and gear up for this year’s Cycle for Life event.

Choose between 3 scenic routes across the beautiful Essex countryside, starting and ending in the grounds of Farleigh Hospice. Enter as an individual or get together a team to take on this fantastic challenge.

20km:A fun, family friendly route taking
in the beautiful Essex countryside
50km:A ride through picturesque villages
suitable for all ages and abilities
100km:A more challenging route blended with Essex surrounding

Cost: £15 per adult and £10 for under 18s

More details: For more information, please contact the events team on 01245 457355 or email events@farleighhospice
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Essex 10K
Hoe Mill Lock , The Causeway, Ulting   CM9 6RA
Sunday 16th September 2018 10am
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IWA are hosting a 10km running event on Sunday 16th September 2018 at Hoe Mill Lock in Maldon, Essex. 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 https://waterways.cloudvenue.co.uk/essex10k20181

Cost: £15

More details: sarah.frayne@waterways.org.uk
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Motown Sisters
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Friday 21st September 2018 7:30 pm - midnight
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This is a night you won’t want to miss! If you are a big fan of the Motown classics, this is the night for you! Come down with all of your friends and enjoy all of the Motown classics

Book tickets online at:
www.thetickethub.co.uk

Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Act Starts: 8:30 pm
We recommend arriving early to find your seat, and order food and drinks.

Food Served from the Menu
Licensed Bar Serving Drinks
Free Parking

Cost: £12 in advance, or £14 at the door.

More details: Phone: 01621 983150 | Email: boxoffice@maldonstadium.com
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Maldon Town Regatta
Hythe Quay, Promenade Park, Maldon   CM9 5HN
Saturday 22nd September 2018
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Maldon Town Regatta has been held for generations and in its present form since 2002. 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 mid afternoon.

There will be many shoreside activities and stalls all day with live music all evening.

More details: www.facebook.com/MaldonTownRegatta
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Wham! & George Michael Tribute
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Friday 12th October 2018 7:30 pm - midnight
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Our Wham! and George Michael act is a fantastic tribute to the late singer. Come and join us at the Maldon Stadium for all of their greatest hits.

Book tickets online at:
www.thetickethub.co.uk

Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Act Starts: 8:30 pm
We recommend arriving early to find your seat, and order food and drinks.

Food Served from the Menu
Licensed Bar Serving Drinks
Free Parking

Cost: £12 in advance, or £14 at the door.

More details: Phone: 01621 983150 | Email: boxoffice@maldonstadium.com
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Bubble Rush
Promenade Park, Maldon, Maldon  
Saturday 13th October 2018 10.30am onwards
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Take part in Farleigh Hospice’s exciting event, back for a second year following last years success. A fun filled family 5km Fun Run with 5 different coloured bubble stations along the route!

Registration fee covers admin costs and includes a special bubble rush t-shirt, medal and running number.
Pre-registration closes Sunday 25th March,so hurry and register now!

Cost: Pre-registration price £20 adults £10 under 18s

More details: 01245 457355 or events@farleighhospice.org or www.farleighhospice.org/bubble
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Michael Jackson Tribute
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Friday 2nd November 2018 7:30 pm - midnight
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Our fantastic 'Forever Jackson' tribute comes to the Maldon Stadium on Friday 2nd November, we relive all of the greatest hits of Michael Jackson!

Book tickets online at:
www.thetickethub.co.uk

Doors Open: 7:30 pm
Act Starts: 8:30 pm
We recommend arriving early to find your seat, and order food and drinks.

Food Served from the Menu
Licensed Bar Serving Drinks
Free Parking

Cost: £12 in advance, or £14 at the door.

More details: Phone: 01621 983150 | Email: boxoffice@maldonstadium.com
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Christmas Fayre at The Bell Inn
The Bell Inn , Beckingham Street Tolleshunt Major , Maldon   CM9 8LL
Saturday 8th December 2018 11am - 4pm
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A chance to do a bit of Christmas Shopping at our Festive Fayre - The Bell Inn on Saturday 8th December from 2pm - 7pm.

There will be Food, Drinks, Festive Games and Visitors throughout the afternoon for all the family to enjoy!

As we book stalls and organise more of the goings on we will add to this to let everyone know what to expect......

We are also looking for local suppliers to have stalls in the pub to sell Christmas Gifts / Food etc. A stall/table is £10, if you would like a stall please email us on info@thebeckinghambell.com .

Look forward to hearing from you!

Cost: No charge for entry - Charges apply for refreshments gifts etc

More details: 01621 868154
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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

 
 
 
 
Heritage Open Days
Held every September to celebrate our fantastic history and culture. It's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all of which are FREE.

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