Visit Maldon - Maldon Heritage Open Days
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Maldon Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days is a National celebration of England's cultural and architectural heritage and includes free admission to buildings, or parts of buildings, which are otherwise not open to the public or that normally charge an entry fee. The Maldon District Open Days event is taking place over the weekends of 6-9 & 13-16 September 2018.

Not all events are on all of the days so please check the full details..

All Aboard the Steam Tug Brent
12 The Hythe, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HN
Come aboard Brent, the last surviving steam vessel of the Port of London Authority's fleet and learn all about her fascinating history.
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All Saints’ Church
High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4QE
While away an hour or two and learn more about Maldon’s history. Open all year, the church is well worth a visit.
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens
Beeleigh Abbey Gardens, Abbey Turning, Off Old London Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6LL
Enjoy 3 acres of secluded gardens in a rural historic setting (Note: the abbey will not be open). Meet head gardener, Chris Cork and enjoy a brief lay introduction to the history of Beeleigh Abbey by the Chairman of the Maldon Society, Judy Lea. .
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Beeleigh Water and Steam Mill
Abbey Turning, off Old London Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6LL
Beeleigh Water and Steam Mill contains a unique Elephant Boiler, Wentworth Beam Engine and Victorian Milling Hurst..
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Friary Walled Garden
Friary Walled Garden, Whitehorse Lane, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5FW
The Friary Walled Garden is an old garden laid out in Georgian style with box hedging lining the footpaths. Contains many old apple and pear trees, beautiful roses, clematis and numerous other flowering plants with a pond and gravel garden.
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Guided Tours and Suffragette display at the United Reformed Church
Market Hill, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4PZ
Learn about this historic building and gain an insight into some local characters such as pastor Joseph Bilio whose sermons coined the expression "go like Bilio!" and local Suffragette, Myra Eleanor Sadd Brown..
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HM Merchant Navy Day Commemoration Service
The Quay, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HN
Merchant Navy Day is on 3rd September 2018. Here in Maldon, on Sunday 9th September 2018 there will be a special service of commemoration on the Quay at 12.30pm which everyone is welcome to attend. .
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Leech Memorial Garden
Prospect, Dykes Chase, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6HP N
Enjoy a guided tour of the lovely Leech Memorial Garden and hear about its place in Maldon's history.
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Maldon District Museum
47 Mill Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HX
A delightful Museum located in the Promenade Park in the old Park Keeper's house. The Museum, mostly set out in room settings shows an eclectic selection of artefacts relating to Maldon and the surrounding district..
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Maldon Little Ship Club
Maldon Little Ship Club, The Hythe, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HN
Maldon Little Ship Club will be hosting talks by the Maldon Riverside Association.
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Maldon Quaker Meeting House
Maldon Quaker Meeting House, Butt Lane, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5HD
There will be an exhibition about the history of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) with a particular emphasis on the influence of Quaker Women. Members of the Meeting will be available to talk about this and their practice today..
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Maldon’s Masonic Heritage
Masonic Hall, 3 Cromwell Hill, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4QD
Maldon's Masonic Hall Centre will be open to the public..
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Moot Hall Talk on Early Modern Torture
Moot Hall, High Street, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5PF
Dr Helen Kemp will be giving a free talk on The Theory and Practice of Judicial Torture in the Early Modern Period at the Moot Hall, Maldon as part of our annual D'arcy Day celebration, which this year falls on Heritage Weekend. Ticket Only Event.
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Museum of Power - Heritage Weekend
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6QA
Housed in a former Water Pumping Station, the Museum contains a fascinating collection which ranges from a working overhead machine shop to a petrol powered iron. The jewel in our crown is the 'Lilleshall' triple expansion steam engine..
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Music on a Sunday afternoon at the United Reformed Church Maldon
Market Hill, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4PZ
Enjoy a Sunday afternoon concert in the URC. .
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Salt, Water and Beer Shanty Singers Gala Concert
Maldon Town Council, Market Hill, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4RL
Free Music Concert in Maldon Town Hall, on Sunday 9th September 2018, at 7.30 hosted by Salt Water and Beer, Shanty Group. .
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St Giles Leper Hospital Remains
St Giles Leper Hospital Remains
The remains of an ancient leper hospital founded, it is said, in 1164 by Henry II, St Giles is a unique survival of only ten medieval hospitals recorded in Essex and is of national importance. Not normally open to the general public, stewards will be on hand to explain the significance of the monument..
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St Mary’s Church
3 St. Marys Lane, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5JB
Guides will be on hand to show you this historic church, known locally as the Fisherman's Church.
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St Mary’s, Mundon, Essex
St Mary's church, Vicarage Lane, Mundon, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6PA
A touch of the Baroque in a simple village church.
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Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome
Hackmans Lane, Purleigh, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 6RN
On Sunday 16th September, visitors to the site will be able to enter for free and experience everything the site has to offer, from the museum exhibits to the hangars, shop and Mess. Guided tours will be available on the day, on the hour..
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The Maeldune Heritage Centre
St Peter's Tower, Market Hill, Maldon , Essex, CM9 4PZ
Heritage Centre, Art Gallery with regular changing exhibitions by local artists, local crafts gift shop.
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The Moot Hall, Maldon
Moot Hall, High Street , Maldon, Essex, CM9 5PF
Medieval Brick Tower with rare brick newel staircase. Court Room, Council Chamber, Prison Yard and 360 degree panoramic views over the River Blackwater from the roof. Stewards will be on every floor to explain the features & history of the building.
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Thomas Plume’s Library
Thomas Plumes Library, Market Hill, Maldon, Essex, CM9 4PZ
To celebrate ‘Extraordinary Women’ there will be a small exhibition of works by women authors. Information about the project to conserve and catalogue the Library's archive will also feature.
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