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What's On in the Maldon District

National Garden Scheme Open Garden
Thursday 21st June 2018 to Friday 22nd June 2018 9-4pm
Feeringbury Manor, Coggeshall Road, Colchester   CO5 9RB
Coggeshall Road, Feering, Colchester CO5 9RB. Mr & Mrs Giles Coode-Adams 01376 561946 seca@btinternet.com www.ngs.org.uk. 12m SW of Colchester. Between Feering & Coggeshall on Coggeshall Rd, 1m from Feering village. Every Thur and Fri 5 Apr to 27 July (9-4). Adm £5, chd free. There is always plenty to see in this 10 acre garden with two ponds and river Blackwater. Huge number of different and colourful plants, many unusual, culminating in a purple explosion of michaelmas daisies in Sept.
Cost: £5 ,children free
More details: 01376 561946

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Friday 22nd June 2018 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 (cash only)

Luther Vandross & Soul Night
Friday 22nd June 2018 7:30 pm - midnight
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Relive the nostalgia of Luther with this emotive tribute. With his warm, rich voice and charismatic performance, this is an artist who has created a tribute full of love and devotion. Book tickets online at: www.thetickethub.co.uk Doors Open: 7:30 pm Act Starts: 8:30 pm We recommend arriving early to find your seat, and order food and drinks. Food Served from the Menu Licensed Bar Serving Drinks Free Parking
Cost: £12 in advance, or £14 at the door.
More details: Phone: 01621 983150 | Email: boxoffice@maldonstadium.com

The National Garden Scheme Open Garden
Sunday 24th June 2018 2-5pm
Miraflores, 5 Rowan way, Witham   CM8 2LJ
An award-winning, medium-sized garden described by one visitor as a ‘'Little Bit of Heaven’. A blaze of colour with roses, clematis, pergola, rose arch, triple fountain with box hedging and deep herbaceous borders. See our 'Folly', exuberant and cascading hanging baskets...find our Secret Door. Featured in Garden Answers, Amateur Gardening and Essex Life Home made cakes are on sale, some Gluten free. Visitors also welcome by arrangement in June, a minimum of 10 and max of 30... coaches welcome.
Cost: £3.50 , children free
More details: Yvonne & Danny Owen 07976 603863

Armed Forces Day
Saturday 30th June 2018 10:00 to 16:00
Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome , Hackmans Lane, Purleigh   CM3 6RJ
One of the biggest Armed Forces Day events on the Essex calendar. Hosted by Maldon District Council and held at the unique and fitting venue of Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome, The event begins with a Parade at 11.00 and Flag-raising ceremony at 1.00pm.There will be lots to see and explore, with displays of military vehicles, guided tours of the site, Museums to explore, and WW1 Period aircraft.
Cost: Free entry
More details: www.stowmaries.org.uk

Maldon Motor Show "Classics on the Promenade"
Sunday 1st July 2018 10:00 to 14:00
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
An annual special day featuring displays of vintage, classic, sports cars, motorbikes, and military & commercial vehicles, as well as autojumble, a vintage mobile cinema, auto trade stands, a vintage fair, a craft fair, & live entertainment by Saint FM.
Cost: Free entry
More details: 01621 875800

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Friday 6th July 2018 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 (cash only)

Little Totham Village Fete
Saturday 7th July 2018 12:30 to 16:00
The Swan, School Road, Little Totham   CM9 8LB
On the Little Common. Stalls, activities, arena events,birds of prey, tea tent, beer tent and barbecue.
Cost: Free entry
More details: Vivienne Smith 01621 891660

Rainbow Markets Nearly New Baby, Children's and Maternity Sale
Sunday 8th July 2018 2pm -3.30pm
West Maldon Community Centre, Sunbury Way, Maldon   CM9 6YH
Buy nearly new baby, children’s and maternity clothes, equipment, books, toys, prams and furniture. Brand names in great condition. Save £££s on new high street prices. Free entry after 2.30pm, priority access 2pm-2.30pm just £1 (children free). Why not book a stall -Have a summer clear out and sell your no longer needed baby, childrens and pregnancy items. Earn extra £££s and keep 100% of your profits. Preloved stalls only £7!
Cost: Free entry after 2.30pm, priority access 2pm-2.30pm just £1 (children free), free parking
More details: www.rainbow-events.com or email info@rainbow-events.com

Goldhanger Film Club: Finding Your Feet
Wednesday 11th July 2018 Doors open 7pm for a 7:30pm start
Goldhanger Village Hall, Head Street, Goldhanger   CM9 8AY
When ‘Lady’ Sandra Abbott discovers that her husband of forty years is having an affair with her best friend she seeks refuge in London with her estranged sister Bif. The two could not be more different – Sandra is a fish out of water next to her outspoken, serial dating, free-spirited sibling. But different is just what Sandra needs, and she reluctantly lets Bif drag her along to a community dance class, where she starts finding her feet and romance as she meets her sisters friends.
Cost: £6
More details: jillcrooks66@icloud.com

 

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