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What's On in the Maldon District

Bank Holiday Market
Monday 28th August 2017
Promenade Park, Park Drive, Maldon   CM9 5JQ
Popular Bank Holiday general market. Weather and ground conditions permitting

Mad Science & Art Summer Fun
Wednesday 30th August 2017 10:30am & 1pm
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon   CM9 6QA
Bring the kids along to the Museum of Power for our ‘Summer of STEAM’ Wednesday workshops facilitated by magical duo Darren & Dean. Featuring the combined superpowers of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths; STEAM is a great way to get children excited about the arts & sciences. Included in our Wednesday programmes will be Chaotic Chemistry, Fantastic Physics, Engaging Engineering & Bonkers Biology. Additionally our workshops will also include a fun journey into s
Cost: Morning & Afternoon Sessions £3 each (for Children aged 7-12) Childs picnic lunch available in Steam Pump Tea Room £4.50 OR Full day with lunch £10 each.
More details: To book email

National Garden Scheme Open Garden
Thursday 31st August 2017 to Friday 1st September 2017 9-4pm
Feeringbury Manor, Coggeshall Road, Colchester   CO5 9RB
Coggeshall Road, Feering, Colchester CO5 9RB. Mr & Mrs Giles Coode-Adams 01376 561946 12m SW of Colchester. Between Feering & Coggeshall on Coggeshall Rd, 1m from Feering village. Every Thur and Fri 31 Aug to 6 Oct (9-4). Adm £5, chd free. There is always plenty to see in this 10 acre garden with two ponds and river Blackwater. Huge number of different and colourful plants, many unusual, culminating in a purple explosion of michaelmas daisies in Sept.
Cost: £5 ,children free
More details: 01376 561946

American Car Show
Sunday 3rd September 2017 10am - 4pm
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Nr. Maldon   CM9 6QA
Popular classic American car show with hot rods and custom cars. Steam train rides, model village open, tea room open, stalls and entertainment.
Cost: Adults £7, Concessions £6, Children £2, Under 5's free
More details: 01621 843183

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Friday 8th September 2017 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

Churchyard Garden Tea at the Plume Library
Saturday 9th September 2017 12:00 to 15:00
Plume Library, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
Join us for tea/coffee and homemade cake in the churchyard garden adjacent to Thomas Plume's Library. Bookstall and raffle. All proceeds to support the Plume Library - the unique 17th century resource which is one of the jewels of Maldon's heritage. As part of the national Heritage Open Days the Library opening hours are specially extended today from 10am to 4pm. NB restricted access to the Library via steep, narrow spiral staircase with a maximum capacity of 10 visitors at a time
Cost: Free entry
More details: 01621 854056

Open day at Maldon Fire Station
Sunday 10th September 2017 10:00 to 16:00
Maldon Fire Station, Wycke Hill, Maldon   CM9 6SH
Bring your friends and family along to the Fire Station for a great day out. See the engines and meet the fire fighters, learn about keeping safe.
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Essex 10K
Sunday 17th September 2017 10am
Hoe Mill Lock , The Causeway, Ulting   CM9 6RA
IWA are hosting their first ever 10km running event on Sunday 17th September 2017 at Hoe Mill Lock in Maldon, Essex. For two years they brought you the Waterways Triathlon, but this year they want everyone to be able to get involved, from novice to elite. The course winds through the Essex countryside and along the beautiful Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation. So get your trainers on - it’s time to train! Find out more at
Cost: £15
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Maldon & Heybridge Horticultural Society - Autumn Show and talk 'Wool Compost' by Ian
Tuesday 19th September 2017 7.30pm
URC Hall, Market Hill, Maldon   CM9 4PZ
MHHS Autumn Show Classes for vegetables, fruit, flowers and baking. Details of classes are in the MHHS Yearbook available from Liz Dunkin 01621 854371 Entries to be staged between 6.30pm and 8.00pm During the judging there will be a talk by Ian Tinton on 'Wool Compost' Presentation of cups and prizes at 9.30pm
Cost: £1 Members, £2 Non-members
More details: Liz Dunkin 01621 854371

Maldon Town Regatta
Saturday 23rd September 2017
Hythe Quay, Promenade Park, Maldon   CM9 5HN
Challenges on the water and family fun ashore at this annual event. Click here for full details


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