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Completing the Look: 300 Years of Fashion Accessories
Saffron Walden Museum, Museum, Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1JL
Saturday 28th January 2017 to Sunday 30th July 2017
An exhibition which examines how fashion has been affected by politics, social change and popular culture over the past 300 years.
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All Creatures Great and Small
Barleylands Craft Village and Farm Park, Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex CM11 2UD
Monday 3rd April 2017 to Friday 14th April 2017
“Celebrate the start of spring at Barleylands this Easter. With lots of baby animals, there will be a host of new arrivals to meet and greet.”
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‘Oz’ … the search for Toto
Nevendon Manor Events, Borwick Lane, Wickford, Essex, SS12 0QA
Tuesday 11th April 2017 to Saturday 15th April 2017
“Award winning ‘Oz’. Truly immersive …Dorothy has woken from her dream in Oz but where is Toto? Come with us as we follow the yellow brick road on an adventure that will bring the world of Oz to life.”
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Eastertide at Kentwell
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, CO10 9BA
Good Friday 14th April 2017 to Easter Monday 17th April 2017
“See 100 Tudors about Kentwell, most under cover, celebrating Easter in Tudor-style with music and dancing, hot cross bun making and more. Plenty of indoor activities, so the event goes on whatever the weather!
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TransportFest – Easter Classic Car Show
Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon CM9 6QA
Sunday 16th April 2017
All forms of pre-1985 transport. Live Music. Craft Stalls. Our giant steam engine ‘Marshall’ working under steam. Heritage engine exhibits. Miniature steam railway, model village and tea room open.
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Spring Diesel Gala
Epping Ongar Railway, Station Road, off High Street, Ongar Parking : CM5 9AB
Saturday 22nd April 2017 and Sunday 23rd April 2017
“The first of two diesel galas for 2017. Last year saw Royal Highland Fusilier 55019 grace our rails, this year we hope to delight in equal measures. Watch our main Diesel Gala webpages and Facebook for updates. Tickets on sale soon.”
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Open Day at the Forgotten Gardens of Easton Lodge
Gardens of Easton Lodge, nr Great Dunmow, CM6 2BB (follow brown signs on roads)
Sunday 23rd April 2017
Monthly Open Day for a garden being rescued from dereliction. Hot food at lunchtime, take and cakes, dogs on lead welcome. Guided tours.
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Peppa Pig and George Visit the Epping Ongar Railway
Epping Ongar Railway, Station Road, off High Street, Ongar Parking : CM5 9AB
Saturday 29th April 2017 and Sunday 30th April 2017
“The first of our character visits for 2017 when Peppa Pig and George return to the Epping Ongar Railway.”
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Animal Antics
Barleylands Craft Village and Farm Park, Barleylands Road, Billericay, Essex CM11 2UD
Saturday 29th April 2017 to BH Monday 1st May 2017
“Have you heard about our famous and colourful ‘woolly jumpers’ who compete in our ‘Lamb National’? Our crazy, brightly dyed sheep flock to the race course from this weekend, right through until September in dry weather. Join in the fun and cheer on your favourite!
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Barleylands Farmers Market
Barleylands Farm, Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD
Saturday 29th April 2017, 8:30am to 12:30pm
“Free entry and cark park. Enjoy picking up delicious food and handmade treats for the weekend from our Farmers’ Market.”
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Tudor May Day Celebrations
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, CO10 9BA
Saturday 29th April 2017 to BH Monday 1st May 2017
“Celebrate May Day at our liveliest event of the year. Music, dancing, plays and processions with over 100 of our costumed ‘Tudors’ and activities for the whole family to join in with. House, Gardens and Farm also open.”
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Essex Robin Hood Country Show
Brentwood Centre, Brentwood CM15 9NN
Sunday 30th April 2017 and BH Monday 1st May 2017
“Featuring a vast selection of entertainment, shopping and displays for all the family to enjoy – we even have fun and games for your dog in the All About Dogs section!
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