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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Friday 24th May 2019 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)

Farm Open Day
Saturday 25th May 2019 10.30am - 12.30pm
Lauriston Farm, Lauriston Farm Chase, Goldhanger   CM9 8AH
Come and find out what we do at our Farm Open Day. Learn about biodynamic farming, the work we do and how we plan to expand our amazing work. You'll also meet our animals and get a chance to feed the sheep. About us: We are a 210 acre biodynamic/organic community owned farm near Goldhanger. Our farm is home to rare breed cattle and sheep, along with bees and laying hens. We also grow vegetables, fruit and herbs. The farm is biodynamic and so managed in a holistic, ecological and ethical way. Where we are: We are nestled right by the stunning Blackwater Estuary, a mile down a farm track off the Maldon Road (B1026). Parking: Free in the farmyard (between the barns) Wheelchair friendly/drop off point by barn/disabled toilets Spaces are limited so booking in advance is essential by either phone or email.
Cost: Free
More details: socialfarming@lauristonfarm.co.uk or 01621 788348

Vintage family funfair in Maldon for summer half-term!
Saturday 25th May 2019 to Sunday 2nd June 2019 11am - 7pm Daily 11pm - 10pm Saturday evenings
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Visit us in Promenade Park, Maldon (CM9 5JQ). Open all summer half-term May 25th-June 2nd. 11am-7pm daily and 11am-10pm on Saturdays. This is our only event in Essex so don’t miss out! Watch an award-winning free firework display on Saturday 25th around 9pm. Travel back in time this weekend to a real fairground with original hand-painted rides dating from the 1890s to the 1960s. Lots of rides and games for the little ones. An unforgettable day out and beautiful location for timeless photos of your family and friends having fun. Dogs on a lead welcome. Enjoy the Vintage Vehicle Road Run: a parade of old and interesting transport leaving Promenade Park 10am Saturday and going around Maldon. Perfect for little lorry lovers! Learn more about our rides with Showman Joby Carter on the Fairground Art and Heritage Tour on Sunday 26th. Book your place here: https://carterssteamfair.digitickets.co.uk/category/21508 Tickets are £5 for charity.
Cost: Free Entry
More details: https://carterssteamfair.digitickets.co.uk/event-tickets/14575?catID=5516

Coffee & Cars Club
Sunday 26th May 2019 9am - 1pm every fourth Sunday
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex   CM9 6QA
Coffee & Cars @MOP Fourth Sunday in each month 9am to 1pm Come along and join our monthly enthusiasts meeting. Bring along your classic or modern vehicles together with anything of interest Steam Pump Tea Room OPEN serving breakfasts, hot/cold food, home made cakes and refreshments Unless shown below otherwise, the Miniature steam train will NOT be running for train rides and "Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will NOT be running. Some engines will be run on Compressed Air
Cost: Donations to Museum gratefully accepted
More details: 01621 843183 or events@museumofpower.org.uk

Bank Holiday Market in Promenade Park
Monday 27th May 2019
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
General market with a massive selection of goods from clothes, housewares, food, giftware, toys, bedding, tools, garden ornaments, shoes and much more! Weather and ground conditions permitting

Dan Walsh Trio
Tuesday 28th May 2019 20:00-22:30
The Blue Boar, 3-7 Silver St., Maldon   CM9 4QE
After two stripped back solo albums, Dan Walsh returns with a brand new album featuring the new Dan Walsh trio with award winning fiddler Ciaran Algar (Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar, Sam Kelly and the Lost Boys) and mandolin maestro Nic Zuppardi (Shackleton Trio). After a successful first tour for the trio last year, the new material is now captured on record ahead of an album launch tour in May and festival appearances in the UK and Europe over the summer (as well as a solo tour for Dan in the USA). Four of the numbers were premiered on BBC Radio Scotland in mid-January with presenter Bruce MacGregor pronouncing Dan 'one of the most incredible musicians I've heard in years'. Once again, the album is produced by long-time collaborator Mark Hutchinson. The new trio features virtuoso picking, sweet harmonies and imaginative arrangements. The album features Dan's trademark wide range of influences centred principally around Scottish and Irish folk and bluegrass. It features seven instrumentals including hard driving bluegrass-style 'Late Night Drive', Cel
Cost: £12.50
More details: 01621 856503

Half Term Rock Painting for Kids
Wednesday 29th May 2019 to Sunday 2nd June 2019 10am-4pm
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex   CM9 6QA
Bring your youngsters along to the Museum during the Half Term Holidays in 2019 and have fun painting and finding rocks around the Museum grounds, plus other craft activities. This is a popular activity with children and adults alike. Click the picture for more info Note that the Museum is closed to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays Normal Museum entry prices apply: Adults £6.00, Concessions £5.00, Children (5 to 15) £2.50, Children under 5 FREE.
Cost: Adults £6.00, Concessions £5.00, Children (5 to 15) £2.50, Children under 5 FREE.
More details: 01621 843183 or events@museumofpower.org.uk

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Friday 31st May 2019 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 1st June 2019 2.00 - 5.00 PM
Recreation Ground behind Village Hall, Village Hall 25, Tollesbury Road, Maldon   CM9 8UA
Annual Fete come and enjoy the afternoon with us. Funfair, Dog Show, Raffle, Tombola, Tea, Coffee , Cakes, Cream Scones. Beer Tent, Lots of Stalls. Coconut Shy, Games. Plenty of seating and Large Car Park.
Cost: Free
More details: dvs2011@btinternet.com or 01621 860726

Kindness in a Cup
Tuesday 4th June 2019 10am-12 noon
Suzie's Gift and Tea Shop, 106 High Street, Maldon, Maldon   CM9 5ET
A community group to encourage friendship and kindness. Its a great place to meet new people, have a chat and a cuppa, maybe share a crossword. All ages, men and women are welcome. We meet on the first Tuesday of each month at Suzie's Gift and Tea Shop in the High Street. Come with a friend or on your own; you will receive a warm welcome!
Cost: Free entry, just buy yourself a drink etc.
More details: 07821 698316

 

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