March Events in Essex

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Folk and Bespoke Craft Fair
Firstsite, Colchester
Saturday 3rd March 2024, 10a.m. to 3p.m.
“Folk & Bespoke aims to bring you something different EVERY month! We aim to be a unique shopping experience, a celebration of small independent businesses and time served craftspeople….”
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Pagan and Alternative Spring Fayre
Marks Tey Parish Hall, Old London Raod, Colchester CO6 1EJ
Sunday 3rd March 2024 10.30am to 4.pm
“With over 45 stalls spread over two halls, our unique fayre will be full of beautiful and spiritual gifts, many handcrafted which are Inspired by nature, the woodland fae, and spirits with an added touch of pagan symbolism and magic.”
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St Helena Hospice Hero Run 2k 5k 10k
Colchester Sports Park, Cuckoo Farm Way Colchester CO4 5YX
Sunday 3rd March 2024, 10am
“Dress up as your hero and join our mascot Saunders for the 2km family fun run, or race 5km or 10km to support St Helena Hospice.2
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ERO Presents : Sounds Familiar?
Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford CM2 6YT
Tuesday 5th March 2024, 10.45am to midday
How the British Library’s sound recordings of British accents and dialects and explain how they can be used to support research, teaching and learning for a variety of audiences.
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Afternoon Tea Mother’s Day Theme
Sunday 9th March 2024, Gates Open at 1.30pm with a Sit-Down for all participants at 2pm.
“What could be better than building up to Mother’s Day by treating Mum to Spring Afternoon Tea at Copped Hall? Scrumptious home-made sandwiches, cakes and scones served with a pot of tea using lovely china, ending with an optional stroll around our wonderful gardens (weather permitting).”
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Viola and Pansy Festival
Meadow Croft Garden Centre, Woodham Road, Battlesbridge, Wickford, SS11 7QU
Saturday 9th March 2024 to Sunday 17th March 2024
“The Viola & Pansy Festival is the largest independent variety trial of these plants held in the world.”
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Mother’s Day Steam
East Anglian Railway Museum, Chappel Station, Colchester CO6 2DS
Sunday 10th March 2024
“Celebrate Mother’s Day with a visit to the Museum, and a ride on a train hauled by a real life steam engine.”
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New Hall Wine Estate’s Tour and Tasting in aid of Remus Horse Sanctuary
New Hall Wine Estate, Chelmsford Rd, Purleigh, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 6PN
Saturday 16th March 2024 2pm – 4pm
“Enjoy an informative and entertaining afternoon tasting delicious wines from the collections of New Hall Wine Estate in Essex. The event will start with a tour around the Estate.”
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Folk and Bespoke Craft Fair
Cliffs Pavilion · Westcliff-on-Sea
Sunday 3rd March 2024, 10a.m. to 3p.m.
“Folk & Bespoke aims to bring you something different EVERY month! We aim to be a unique shopping experience, a celebration of small independent businesses and time served craftspeople….”
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Folk and Bespoke Craft Fair
Leigh Community Centre · Leigh-on-Sea
Saturday 9th March 2024, 10a.m. to 3p.m.
“Folk & Bespoke aims to bring you something different EVERY month! We aim to be a unique shopping experience, a celebration of small independent businesses and time served craftspeople….”
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Folk and Bespoke Craft Fair
Catholic Church Of Immaculate Conception · Epping
Saturday 16th March 2024, 10a.m. to 3p.m.
“Folk & Bespoke aims to bring you something different EVERY month! We aim to be a unique shopping experience, a celebration of small independent businesses and time served craftspeople….”
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Guided Tour Day
Copped Hall, Crown Hill, Epping, CM16 5HS
Sunday 17th March 2024
Guided tours last 2.5 to 3 hours and visit the Georgian mansion, the cellars and the garden. Tea, coffee and cakes half way through the tour!
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Hard Hat Tours
Copped Hall, Crown Hill, Epping, CM16 5HS
Sunday 17th March 2024
Two tours with only six spaces – visit the second and third floors of this Georgian mansion which are undergoing major renovation.
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Colchester Half Marathon 2024
Colchester
Sunday 17th March 2024
“Starting and finishing at the JobServe Community Stadium – the route will take you past some of Colchester’s iconic landmarks! Thousands of people line the streets to cheer you on as you run through the City centre, and out into the scenic country lanes surrounding Colchester!”
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Roman Roadsters Meet at EARM
East Anglian Railway Museum, Chappel nr Colchester
Sunday 17th March 2024, 10am to 1pm
‘Roman Roadsters’, Colchester’s multi-award Winning Classic Vehicle Group meet in the large car park outside the EARM.
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Folk and Bespoke Craft Fair
Rayleigh Mill Hall · Rayleigh
Saturday 23rd March 2024, 10.a.m. to 3p.m.
“Folk & Bespoke aims to bring you something different EVERY month! We aim to be a unique shopping experience, a celebration of small independent businesses and time served craftspeople….”
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2024 Bakers Brentwood Half Marathon
Brentwood
Sunday 24th March 2024
Chip timing, medal for all finishers, free download of official event photos, undercover baggage facilities, pacemakers, all proceeds go to charity, commemorative t-shirts for purchase, gently undulating but fast course through the Essex countryside. Last entry date : 18th March.
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National Garden Scheme : Ulting Wick
Crouchmans Farm Road, Ulting, Maldon, Essex, CM9 6QX
Wednesday 27th March 2024, 11.30am to 2pm booking essential
“Listed black barns provide backdrop for vibrant and exuberant planting in eight acres. ”
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Barleylands Gourmet Food & Craft Village Market
Barleylands Farm Park, Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD
Sunday 31st March 2024, 10am to 3pm
Expect local fresh produce, crafts and hot food amongst the artisan craft studios and boutiques.
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Canvey Island Transport Museum Easter Event
Canvey Island Transport Museum, 105 Point Road, Canvey SS8 7TD
Easter Sunday 31st March 2024, 10.30am to 4.30pm
“Lots of stalls, amazing historic vehicles, displays and a great Easter Egg Hunt! Circular bus between the museum and the Monico.”
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