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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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Tenterfield Road Street Sale
Tenterfield Road (behind High Street, Maldon), Tenterfield road, maldon   CM9 5EN
Saturday 29th July 2017 9am til 2pm
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Our annual street sale returns on Saturday 29th of July Come and visit our historic street and grab some bargains. Make a day of it and enjoy exploring all that Maldon High street has to offer too. We are directly behind the high street. Please note there is no parking in Tenterfield Road - please use the nearby public car parks.

Cost: Free

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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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National Garden Scheme Open Garden
60 Colchester Road, Great Totham, Maldon   CM9 8DG
Sunday 30th July 2017 11am-5pm
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5m NE of Maldon. On B1022 Maldon to Colchester Rd at Totham North. A ¾ acre keen plantwoman’s garden with large colour-themed borders, situated in both sun and shade. Borders are planted for a long season of interest with many unusual species, particularly perennials. Rock garden full of spring and autumn bulbs and alpines. A rill leading to watersteps, and circular circular pool overlooked by a summerhouse. Small vegetable garden.

Cost: £4, children free

More details: 01621 891155 Mrs Sue jackman
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Children's Day
Sailing Barge 'Pudge, Hythe Quay, Maldon  
Thursday 3rd August 2017 11:00 - 17:00
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The Trust is holding its first ever Children's Day on Thursday 3rd August 2017 This event is to educate young children about the history of these iconic sailing barges Children's Day Thursday 3rd August 2017 11:00 - 17:00 A fun and educational day aboard Thames sailing barge Pudge. Storytelling Raising the foresail Learn to tie knots Explore Pudge with your free Activity Pack Event suitable for children aged 11 and under Entrance Free (Donations Welcome) All c

Cost: Free but Donations Welcomed

More details: 07587 141054
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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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Mad Science & Art Summer Fun
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Wednesday 9th 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) Child's 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 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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Click for Events from 13th August 2017
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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Mad Science & Art Summer Fun
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Wednesday 16th 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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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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Wheels at the Warren
The Warren Golf & Country Club, The Warren Golf & Country Club, Woodham Walter   CM9 6RW
Sunday 20th August 2017 8:00 - 11:00
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Bring your classic, sports, or supercar along to our Sunday morning Wheels at the Warren event, 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 and maybe a little extra sustenance to keep you going.

Cost: Free

More details: 01245223258, http://www.warrenclassic.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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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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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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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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Click for Events from 17th September 2017
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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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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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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