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Vintage funfair in Maldon!
Saturday 26th May 2018 to Saturday 2nd June 2018 Saturdays 11am-10pm & 11am-7pm all other days. Free fireworks Saturday 26th
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Your local vintage funfair is back in town is back in town for 9 days (26th May- 3rd June) with rides and attractions for all the family to enjoy! Visit us in Promenade Park, free entry & free fireworks! Carters Steam Fair is believed to be the largest travelling vintage funfair in the world. Experience unique vintage rides dating from the 1890s to the 1960s.
Cost: Free entry!
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Friday 1st 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)

Tolleshunt D'Arcy Annual Fete
Saturday 2nd June 2018 2.00 - 5.00 pm
The Recreation Ground, Tollesbury Road, Tolleshunt D'Ar   CM9 8UA
Annual Fete, Fun Dog Show, Large Funfair, BBQ, Beer Tent, Tea & Cake, Ice Cream, Cream Teas, Raffle, Tombola, Games, Book Sale, Classic Minis, County Dancing.
Cost: Diane Cook
More details: Diane Cook 01621 860726

diddi dance
Friday 8th June 2018 to Friday 13th July 2018 10am Fridays during term time
St George's Church, Maldon, Heybridge Basin   CM9 4RJ
At diddi dance we realise and encourage endless enthusiasm and energy in an action packed, full of fun 45-minute dance class. Classes are suitable for both boys and girls aged from 18 months upwards, however we have had lots of younger children join in. Using various dancing games, exercises, bells, hoops and dance ribbons to our own, original, funky music, your little one will improve their rhythm and co-ordination whilst having tons of fun! Visit or website for details
Cost: £6
More details: Charlotte Foxley 07722 605395

Goldhanger Open Gardens
Saturday 9th June 2018 to Sunday 10th June 2018 1:30 - 5pm
St Peters Church, Church Street, Goldhanger   CM9 8AS
Come and explore a variety of private gardens in the lovely village of Goldhanger, enjoy delicious strawberry teas in the church marquee, also a plant sale, book sale and bellringing. Tickets & programmes on sale in St Peters Churchyard
Cost: £3
More details: Enquiries to Anthony Clark -

Saturday 9th June 2018 Doors open 7pm for a 7:30pm start
Goldhanger Village Hall, Head Street, Goldhanger   CM9 8AY
A great family evening, lots of prizes for all ages, raffle prizes too Bring your own drinks but refreshments will be served in the interval.
Cost: Free, no need to book, just turn up!
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Traditional Jazz Evening
Saturday 9th June 2018 Doors open at 6.30pm.
Wickham Bishops Village Hall, Church Road, Wickham Bishops   CM8 3JZ
The Beacon Hill Sports Association presents Traditional Jazz at the Wickham Bishops Village Hall. Richard Leach's Seven Stars of Jazz will be performing this month. Please bring your own drinks and nibbles.
Cost: £12.50
More details: 01621 891717

Jill Jackson in Concert
Saturday 9th June 2018 19:30
The Sunny Sailor, 1 Fullbridge, Maldon   CM9 4LE
Jill Jackson is a songwriting storyteller transporting you into her world through music. Lyrically and vocally tender, beautifully depicting life, love and loss with each well crafted song. A voice reminiscent of the late Karen Carpenter, Jackson’s voice aches with emotion and honesty, drawing you in line by line.
Cost: £10
More details: Maldon TIC 01621 856503

macTheatre presents Jill Jackson
Saturday 9th June 2018 7.30pm
The Sunny Sailor, Fullbridge, Maldon   CM9 4LE
Paisley born Jill Jackson, brings her 5th solo album 'Are We There Yet?' (produced by Boo Hewerdine) to Maldon. It bears the hallmarks of a 25yr musical journey that has taken her from Paisley to Top of The Pops to every State of America. Jill temporarily relocated to Nashville where she became immersed in Music City’s culture of storytelling song writing. The result is these innovative, playful arrangements delivered in Jill's unmistakably warm and heart-wrenching voice. A fantastic night!
Cost: £10
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Maldon Mud Race
Sunday 10th June 2018
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Entrants race across ther muddy river bed ain this annual event which raises money for local charities and good causes. As always, it will be a good day out for all the family with stalls, refreshments and plenty of activities in the park.


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