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What's On in the Maldon District

macTheatre present Charlie Dore with Julian Littman
Sunday 20th May 2018 8pm
The Blue Boar Hotel, 3-7 Silver Street, Maldon   CM9 4QE
A respected songwriter for others, Charlie Dore enjoys a multi-faceted career that includes acting, comedy-improvisation, writing for radio, composing for film and TV as well as performing live. Her songs have been covered by many prestigious names including George Harrison and she had a UK No 1 with ‘Ain’t No Doubt’ for Jimmy Nail. Charlie is joined by Steeleye guitarist and good friend Julian Littman. Together their natural repartee and easiness creates a beautiful creative partnership.
Cost: £15
More details: www.mactheatre.org.uk

Walk for Life
Sunday 20th May 2018 Dependent on route chosen - from 8.30am onwards
Heybridge/Paper Mill Lock to Chelmsford, e2v, Chelmsford  
Join our sponsored Walk for Life taking in the beautiful Essex countryside whilst raising vital funds for people affected by life limiting illness. Enjoy a leisurely stroll, choosing from two scenic routes: 24km from Heybridge to Chelmsford 12km from Paper Mill Lock to Chelmsford Coaches will be available to take you from Chelmsford to the start of your chosen route. Advance registration £15 adult, £5 under 18s On the day cost £20 adult £10 under 18s
Cost: £15 adult £5 under 18s if pre-register, otherwise £20 on way for adult £10 under 18s
More details: 01245 457355 or events@farleighhospice.org or www.farleighhospice.org/walk

Goldhanger Film Club: Saving Mr Banks
Wednesday 23rd May 2018 Doors open 7pm for a 7:30pm start
Goldhanger Village Hall, Head Street, Goldhanger   CM9 8AY
Spurred on by a promise he made to his daughters, Walt Disney (Tom Hanks) embarks on what would become a 20-year quest to obtain the movie rights to "Mary Poppins." The author, P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson), proves to be an uncompromising curmudgeon who has no intention of letting her beloved characters become mangled in the Hollywood machine. However, when the books stop selling and she finds herself in need of money, Travers reluctantly agrees to consider Disney's proposition.
Cost: £6
More details: jillcrooks66@icloud.com

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Friday 25th May 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)

80's Party Night
Friday 25th May 2018 7:30 pm - Midnight
Maldon Stadium, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Launching our first 80's night that will revisit the best decade of music, guaranteed to get you dancing! 🕺💃 There will be: Food Served from the Menu Licensed Bar Serving Drinks Free Parking This event is held inside in the main hall. Bring your friends along for great food, drinks and a night full of 80's tunes!
Cost: £12 in advance, or £14 at the door.
More details: Please give our events team a call on 01621 983150 or email boxoffice@maldonstadium.com.

Marconi Sailing Club Open Day
Saturday 26th May 2018 12.00-16.00
Marconi Sailing Club, Stansgate Abbey Farm, Stansgate Road, Steeple   CM0 7NU
Marconi Sailing Club is the South East’s premier sailing club and it is opening its doors so that anyone can experience a safe and fantastic introduction to sailing and water based activities. We are a family friendly club, and you are invited to come along and experience: Dinghy Sailing | Catamaran Sailing | Keelboat Sailing | Yacht Sailing | Windsurfing | Rowing And for those who prefer to stay on land we’ll also have: Bouncy Castle | Arts and Crafts | Evening BBQ & Entertainment
Cost: FREE
More details: info@marconi-sc.org.uk

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)

Bingo!
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!
More details: jillcrooks66@icloud.com

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

 

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