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What's On in the Maldon District

Purleigh Country Show
Saturday 18th August 2018 to Sunday 19th August 2018
Baron's Lane, Purleigh, Maldon   CM9 6PF
This rural country show has arena displays, heavy horses, vintage cars, motorcycles, steam, farming and craft demonstrations, stalls, live music, cart rides and attractions for children. There will be a variety of hot food kiosks, ice creams, a tea tent, toilets and ample parking. In support of Little Havens Children’s Hospice.
Cost: Saturday - £6 Sunday - £6 Under 16s go free
More details: purleighcountryshow.org.uk

Maldon Smoke & Fire Festival 2018
Saturday 18th August 2018 to Sunday 19th August 2018 Sat -10:30-20:30 - Sun-10:30 -18:30
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: £2 Adults - Kids FREE up to the age of 16
More details: info@smokeandfirefestival.com - www.smokeandfirefestival.com

Evening Tour of the historic Moot Hall
Sunday 19th August 2018 19:00
The Moot Hall, High Street, Maldon   CM9 5PF
An evening sunset tour of the town's most historically important building. Uncover layers of the town's social history and discover three floors of historic artefacts. Finish with a visit to the rooftop to admire the stunning panoramic views of the town and the River Blackwater. Walk Route: The Moot Hall, three floors and rooftop. Access: Disabled access limited to ground floor
Cost: £12.50
More details: www.themoothall.co.uk

Classic VW and Vintage Fair
Sunday 19th August 2018 10:00 to 16:00
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
At the Classic VW and Vintage Fair, you can enjoy the variety of Beetles and Campervans, as well as Show and Shine. There will also be live music, and vintage & retro stalls for you to browse.
Cost: Adults £6, Concs.£5, Children (5-15yrs) £2, Under 5s go free
More details: www.museumofpower.org.uk

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Friday 24th August 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)

Burnham Art Club Exhibition of paintings
Saturday 25th August 2018 10am to 5pm weekends and B/H Monday, weekdays 2 - 5pm
Burnham Museum, Coronation Road, Burnham-on-Crouch Es   CM0 8AS
Nearly a hundred framed paintings for sale by the talented members of Burnham Art Club, many of whom take part in the Burnham Art Trail. All subjects and mediums presented for sale at reasonable prices, also lots of unframed work which can be bought to take away - ideal gifts or mementos. The exhibition is on the ground floor of the museum accessed from Coronation Road and runs from Saturday 25th August to Sunday 2nd September. Open 10am to 5pm weekends and Bank Holiday Monday, weekday 2 - 5pm (Museum opening hours). Admission is free,
Cost: Free
More details: 01621 776570

Bell Meadow Day at Woodham Walter
Sunday 26th August 2018 12:30 to 21:00
Bell Meadow, Church Hill, Woodham Walter   CM9 6RP
Now in its 14th year this traditional country fair, which celebrates the best of rural life, has become a popular event in the Essex summer diary, offering entertainment for all the family; there really will be something for everyone to enjoy in this wonderful rural setting. Daytime events, from 12.30pm, include demonstrations and stalls with traditional crafts, rural skills and ever popular activities including: Competition Tent, Pets Corner, Pony Rides, Children’s Entertainer, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Refreshments and Homemade produce, a selection of Food Vendors and of course the Beer Tent. With live music on offer throughout the day, the entertainment will culminate in the evening with with ‘For Funks Sake’ on our main stage; this truly will be a fantastic family day out.
Cost: Adults £5, Children Free
More details: bellmeadowday.co.uk

Elvis Tribute
Friday 31st August 2018 7:30 pm - midnight
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Referred to as the ''King of Rock and Roll'' Elvis Presley's music was truly one of a kind. Join us as we celebrate Young Elvis with our fantastic Elvis Tribute night. 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

American Car Show
Sunday 2nd September 2018 10:00 to 16:00
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Large display of Classic American and Custom Vehicles. Live Music and Dance. Steam Train Rides & Family Entertainment.
Cost: Adults £6.00 Concs.£5.00 Children (5-15) £2.00 & Under 5s Free
More details: 01621 843183

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Friday 7th September 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)

 

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