Category Essex Events

Beth Chatto Gardens

Spring Plant Festival Weekend

Beth Chatto Gardens, Elmstead Market, nr Colchester

Saturday 12th May 2018 and Sunday 13th May 2018

“The Gardens will be open to ALL during this special plant festival weekend. Come and enjoy FREE talks on gardening, plants, the gardens, and special behind-the-scenes tours. Meet the gardeners who manage the beautiful gardens of one of the world’s most influential plantswomen, 10-time Chelsea Gold Medal winner, and author Beth Chatto.

Admission to the Garden will be free throughout the weekend...

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Frinton Festival

Frinton Festival 26th – 29th May 2017

A series of wonderful concerts including music by Dvorak, Mozart and living composers in charming local venues.


OPENING CONCERT in St. Mary’s Parish Church.

STRING QUINTETS by candlelight in All Saints, Great Holland.

BARBICAN PIANO TRIO in Voysey’s “Homestead”.

SPRING SERENADE in the beautiful Old Church. GUT FEELING – subversive strings at Frinton Tennis Club.

FESTIVAL EVENSONG at St. Mary’s Parish Church.

SPECIAL FREE PERFORMANCES  at The Red Lion in Kirby-le-Soken, Read House & Mid-Meadows Care Home.

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Colne Valley Railway

Castle Donington Colne Valley RailwayA unique railway with only a short running line but we do have many activities specifically for families. The Colne Valley Railway is a heritage railway based at Castle Hedingham Station, near Halstead in Essex, England. The railway consists of a 1 mile (1.6 km) long running line, with a fully reconstructed station, signal box and railway yard.

Sample the atmosphere and take a ride on an award winning period country railway. A pretty line, almost a mile long, with relocated station buildings, signal boxes and bridges all lovingly restored and rebuilt...

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Essex Air Ambulance Motorcycle Run

Essex Air Ambulance held their annual Motorcycle Run on Sunday 7th Sep – over 5000 bikers, the 60 mile route starting from the Ford Dunton Technical Centre in Laindon and travelling to Harwich for a fantastic Family Festival on Harwich Green with live entertainment – monies raised will help keep the emergency helicopter flying and saving lives



Essex air ambulance motorcycle run

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Clacton 50th anniversary Scooter ride out

50 years to the day since the Easter Mods & Rockers riots in 1964.

It will be 50 years since scooter riders came to Clacton for a nice weekend, the rest they say is history. So on 30th March Chelmsford SC Saints AKA Clacton Scooter Collective have arranged this to mark this day. Riders will be coming from all areas and directions, meet up at COLCHESTER UNITED, ride en mass to Clacton sea front

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Lady Grace Boat Trips Mersea

Lady Grace Boat Trips Mersea1

Off to Mersea for the day – you want to try some fish food in the sheds – great but before you do go on a boat trip with Lady Grace Boat Trips Mersea, Grace is full of info during your trip and you can see all sorts of things like wildlife See the Photos here

Lady Grace Boat Trips Mersea

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Probus Club of Tendring Hundred

Open to men and women, Probus Club of Tendring Hundred is for retired people and those approaching retirement.
The aim of the club is to stimulate thought interest and participation in activities and to give members the opportunity to make new friends.
Probus Club meet on the second Thursday of each month at 10.30 am at a local venue. A short, formal meeting is followed by a mix-and-mingle coffee break, then a talk is given by an invited speaker.
This may be humorous, entertaining and/or educational.
Afterwards there is an optional, informal lunch. 
The speakers can be members or ...
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Woodland Burials

Woodland Burials offer an environmentally friendly, cost effective & permanent alternative to traditional funerals, cemeteries and graveyards. Location; WRABNESS,  Essex, CO11 2TF     phone 01255 880040

Our Woodlands of Remembrance provide an undisturbed place of rest in perpetuity, in a setting that is, or will become, a natural woodland, managed in accordance with a scheme approved by Wildlife Trusts to create a thriving woodland nature reserve and wildlife sanctuary.

image of a victorian cemetry


Woodland Burials offer an environmentally friendly, cost effective alternative to traditional burials, ceme...

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Essex Gourmet – Delis, Dairies and Specialist Shops

An In-Depth Guide to the Finest Delis, Dairy Generate and Specialist Shops in Essex, which includes Consumer Testimonials and Ratings.
Restaurants, Pubs, Suppliers and Neighborhood Producers in Essex | Essex Gourmet Meals and Drink Guide

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