FROM FERRIS WHEEL TO FURRY FRIENDS
The Blackwater Country Show in Heybridge will stimulate the senses whether you try paddling a canoe on the lake, handle birds of prey or drive mini land rovers. Celebrate the countryside, stroll among the marquees and exhibits of painters, potters, spinners and blacksmiths, preserves, bakers, and brewers with an opportunity to learn about farming, and admire beautifully restored classic cars. .
Enjoy the lively, interactive attractions in the main ring throughout the day; new this year admire magnificent Heavy Horses ridden in uniform to music. By popular demand the impressive Essex Police dog unit will capture a fugitive, meet the Vikings in their living encampment. Bring your pooch and enter into the fun dog show/agility/fly ball with a chance to win a rosette.
Children can enjoy meeting animals, ride traditional swing boats, drive a mini rover or ride a donkey, and there is lots of green grass to lay down your picnic rug and while away the day watching the Newfoundland dog rescue demonstrations or listen to some melodies while enjoy a refreshing drink.
This is a local, big show with a friendly, bustling atmosphere surrounded by soft hedgerows and natures wildlife. In support of the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance. What a great way to spend a day in the country!
Relax or take part at this popular day out in the country in support of the Essex Air Ambulance. .
Children £4 (3-16yrs)
Family £23 (2 adults + 2 children)
BUY DISCOUNTED PRE-SHOW TICKETS from Maldon Tourist Information Centre (01621) 856503 or Burnham Tourist Information Centre (01621) 784785
Parking is free
Blackwater Country Show
Maldon CM9 4RB
Approach the show ground using the B1026 Goldhanger Road only. Take Chigborough Road which will be one way only (northbound) on the day. Disabled parking spaces are available in car parks 1 & 2 near the entrance kiosks.
Fancy taking part in this year's Mud Race on Sunday May 12?
The Maldon Mud Race is an annual event in which hundreds of competitors raise money for charity by racing to be the first to complete a 400 metre dash over over the bed of the River Blackwater.