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Maldon Smoke & Fire Festival
Saturday 19th August 2017 to Sunday 20th August 2017 Sat -10:30-18:30 - Sun-10:30 -17:30
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CN9 5JQ
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
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Wheels at the Warren
Sunday 20th August 2017 8:00 - 11:00
The Warren Golf & Country Club, The Warren Golf & Country Club, Woodham Walter   CM9 6RW
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,

Into The Woods
Tuesday 22nd August 2017 to Saturday 26th August 2017 7.30pm
Tractor Shed, London Heys Farm, Latchingdon   CM9 6LQ
Stephen Sondheim's award winning musical Into The Woods is a dark and humorous twist on the fairy tale stories of Brothers Grimm. Performed by amateur actors.
Cost: Tickets £8 Tuesday and Wednesday, £10 Thursday, Friday and Saturday
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Mad Science & Art Summer Fun
Wednesday 23rd August 2017 10:30am & 1pm
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
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

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Friday 25th August 2017 10.30am – 4.30pm (last admission 3.30pm)
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon   CM9 6LL
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

Open Day at Wibblers Brewery
Saturday 26th August 2017 12:00 to 16:00
Wibblers Brewery, Goldsands Road, Southminster   CM10 7JW
Visit the Open day at Wibblers Brewery, Taproom & Kitchen. Tickets includes 4 drinks, tour and a talk on brewing. We will be opening up the brewery for the public to hear about how we make our range of ales, cider and lager and how it all started. Food will also be available
Cost: £10 per person including tour and up to 4 pints in our taproom.
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Exhibition of Paintings by Burnham Art Club
Saturday 26th August 2017 10am to 6pm weekends and Bank Holiday, 2pm to 5pm Tuesday to Friday
Burnham Museum, Coronation Road, Burnham-on-Crouch   CM0 8AS
Nearly a hundred framed paintings in all mediums and subjects by talented members of Burnham Art Club, many of whom take part in Burnham Art Trail. All are for sale, and there are also unframed paintings available to buy and take away at modest prices. Access is from the ground floor entrance in Coronation Road. The opening times are 10am to 6pm weekends and the Bank Holiday Monday, 2pm to 5pm Tuesday to Friday (museum opening hours).
Cost: Free
More details: 01621 776570

For the Love of the Land
Sunday 27th August 2017 10am to 5pm (last admission at 4pm)
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, Hackmans Lane, Purleigh   CM3 6RJ
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
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"Rock up for Randall" - in support of local charity - David Randall Foundation
Sunday 27th August 2017 9.30am til late
Maldon Cricket Club, Drapers Farm Sports Ground, Drapers Chase, Heybridge   CM9 4QT
A day of Cricket, Live Music and family entertainment :- inflatables, 'Last Man Standing' ride and for the really macho we have our brand new 'Hang Tough" challenge, cake stall, BBQ, licencesd bar, sideshows, auction, raffle. Music from Funky Voices Choir, Ben White and his band, and 6String Makeover. Kids Kwik Cricket festival in the morning and Maldon XI v Felsted Robins cricket match during the afternoon. All welcome.
Cost: Donation via entrance bucket
More details: Michelle Foster - 07916 261876

Quay Day
Monday 28th August 2017 12 noon to 5pm
Burnham on Crouch Quayside, The Quay, Burnham on Crouch   CM0 8AT
Fun filled family day out will take place on Burnham on Crouch Quayside This year there are more attractions than ever. We have Captain Jack Sparrow arriving from the high seas. The Princess from Frozen attending for the first time. All can enjoy the Fun Time Ponies in the Anchor Car Park. There are stalls and other attractions, food, drink and music from the ever popular Rich Clifford and the Young Once and Tom Newman Clark Nautical or Frozen Themed costumes . There will be a fancy dress competition Come by train and walk through the country park to the Quay
Cost: Free
More details: Any questions please contact Fiona Clegg on 07767 807156


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