Maldon's High Street will come alive on Thursday November 29 2018 with a special Vintage Christmas Fayre event between 6pm and 9pm.
This year's theme is the 50's
The High Street will be closed to make way for various stalls and entertainments.
The action starts at 6pm and Maldon's Town Mayor will turn on the Christmas lights at 6.30pm.
There will be late night shopping plus a street market, choirs, music, hospitality hosted by the local shops and competitions.
Saint Fm will be putting on a variety of entertainment from the big stage which will be near All Saints’ Church on the High Street and Santa will be in his Winter Wonderland at the bottom of Brights Path/Old Mill Close.
If you fancy dressing for the evening, this year's theme is the 50's and a prize will be awarded to the best dresed visitor.
ENTERTAINMENT AT THE MAIN STAGE
Outside All Saints Church in the High Street
6.00pm Entertainment kicks off with Saint Roadshow
6.15pm Carols from All Saints Church Choir
6.30pm Greetings from the Town Mayor and lights switch on
6.40pm Big Sing performs
7.05pm Julie Jive
7.35pm Buddie Holly and Roy Orbison tribute performance
8.15pm Prize Giving
8.20pm Julie Jive
8.50pm Saint FM Roadshow
9.00 pm Close
ENTERTAINMENT AT THE SWAN PUB
Performances from the balcony
6.15pm Just Us
7.15pm Lee Live Trio Band
8.15pm DJ Badger
Performances in the High Street by Theatretrain of excerpts from Grease and songs from the Juke Box between 7 & 9pm
The Fayre is free to visitors
PARKING AND ACCESS
The High Street will be closed on the evening between 4.30pm and 9.30pm from the old Police Station at West Square to Wantz Road and this will result in diversion of cars and buses.
During this time town car parks will be accessible from the appropriate ends of the High Street and there will be an evening charge of £1 from 5pm to 10pm. For details of car parks see here
You can also park in Morrisons Supermarket car park from where a free shuttle minibus service will run. Give your car registration number to customer services to avoid a penalty notice.PLEASE NOTE:
PROMENADE PARK CAR PARK WILL REMAIN OPEN FOR THE EVENT HOWEVER THERE WILL BE A CHARGE OF £5.50 FOR 2-4 HOURS (shorter charging periods are available). Prices here
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.