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East Essex Astronomy Club December Meeting
Saturday 15th December 2018 6:45pm - 8:45pm
Burnham on Crouch Village Hall, Arcadia Road, Burnham on Crouch   CM0 8EF
This month club chair John Press will be talking about Einstein's theory of relativity and how it relates to astronomy today. We will also have short members talks on various other astronomical subjects. Refreshments provided. If you are an experienced astronomer, are a beginner and have many questions you would like answers to or have just have a new interest please come along to meet us. All are welcome (we just ask that under 16s are accompanied by a responsible adult).
Cost: Non members £3 adults, under 16s £1, Member £2 adults, under 16s free
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Carols and Other Yuletide Favourites
Saturday 15th December 2018 18:00 to 18:30
Blue Boar, Silver Street, Maldon   CM9 4QE
Local singers Salt Water & Beer will be joined by Mains'l Haul singing Carols and other Yuletide Favourites. Put some jingle in your bells!
Cost: Free
More details: 07850 811314

Traditional Christmas Carol Concert
Saturday 15th December 2018 7.30PM
All Saints Church, High Street, Maldon   CM9 6HY
Our annual carol concert with carols old and new with plenty of audience participation in the singing. This year we are happy to host St Francis Catholic Primary School Choir. Tickets cost £7 for adults and children are free and are available in advance from Maldon Tourist Information Office (tel: 01621 856503, email Tickets are also available at the door.
Cost: £7 for adults, children free
More details: 01621 856503

DRF Sants Fun Run
Sunday 16th December 2018
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Annual 5km Santa Fun Run or 3km Reindeer Run & Treasure Hunt See for details

Ceremony of Nine Lessons and Carols
Sunday 23rd December 2018 18:00
St Mary's with Mundon, Church Street, Maldon   CM9 5HP
This famous and well-loved service started life at Truro Cathedral in 1870. Subsequently, it became famous when it was presented at Kings College, Cambridge, from 1918. It went on to become a world-wide phenomenon when the BBC started broadcasting it in 1924. Come and hear the Christmas story told, interspersed with your favourite hymns and carols, and illustrated by beautiful music sung by the celebrated choir.
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New Year's Eve Barn Dance with Metric Foot
Monday 31st December 2018 20:30
Maldon Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4RL
Salt Water & Beer Shanty Singers present their annual Ceilidh/Barn Dance with Metric Foot. Bring your own nibbles and drinks. Dancing 8.30pm - 12.15am.
Cost: £15, no concessions or refunds
More details: Maldon TIC 01621 856506

New Year Crank Up & Wassail Folk Celebration
Tuesday 1st January 2019 10am-4pm
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex,   CM9 6QA
Come and join us at the Museum and 'Crank Up the New Year'. See our Power Machines and 1920's Belt Driven Workshop in Action. See 'Marshall' the Largest Steam Engine in Essex at Work. Also enjoy our Wassail Traditional folk celebration in the Museum's grounds with Morris Dancing, Food & Drink, Folk Songs & Tunes plus blessing of our Fruit Orchard. Come and see the only Model Village in Essex. Browse our Book Fair. Steam Pump Tea Room OPEN Adult £6.50, Concessions £5.50, Children (5-15) £2.50, Children under 5: FREE 'Astaria' model village OPEN Miniature Railway CLOSED 'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running
Cost: Adult £6.50, Concessions £5.50, Children (5-15) £2.50, Children under 5: FREE
More details: 01621 843183 or

Maldon Pantomime - Alice in Wonderland
Friday 25th January 2019 to Saturday 26th January 2019 Friday 19:30 to 22:00, Sat 13:30 to 16:00 18:30 to 21:00
Maldon Town Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4RL
Get ready to clap and sing along to the music, boo the baddies, cheer with the heroes and laugh along as the traditional pantomime story unfolds before your eyes. Tickets on sale from December 1st, please book early to avoid disappointment. Waiting list available via the Maldon Tourist Information Centre.
Cost: Adult £11 Concession £9 Family (two adults & two children) £35 Balcony £13
More details: Maldon TIC 01621 856503

Coffee & Cars Club
Sunday 27th January 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

Power of 75 Club
Sunday 27th January 2019 2pm - 4pm every fourth Sunday
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex   CM9 6QA
The Museum will be holding an afternoon tea club each 4th Sunday of the month as part of the Maldon Livewell Campaign, filled with oodles of tea/coffee, scrumptious cake and a carousel of fun/informative/entertaining activities relating to science, engineering, art, technology and maths and nutritional guidance. This will offer a regular face-to-face friendly link every month for people over 75 years of age who have little or no contact with family or friends. £2 per person per session
Cost: £2 per person
More details: 01621 843183 or


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