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The Navy Against Napoleon
Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford CM2 6YT
Tuesday 1 November, 10.30am-12.00noon
Essex History Group Talk, by Dr James Davey, National Maritime Museum
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Invitation to View : Warner Textile Archive
Braintree, Essex CM7 3GB
Thursday 3rd November 2016 10:30am.
Situated in part of the original mid-nineteenth century mill buildings, the archive has nearly 100,000 samples, designs and documents showing the history of Warner & Sons.
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Maldon Antiques and Collectors Fair
The Quaker Meeting Hall, Butt Lane, Maldon. CM9 7HD
Saturday 5th November 2016, 9am – 4pm. Free admission.
First Saturday every month. Refreshments available.

Discovery Centre Stargazing
Great Notley Country Park
Saturday 5th November 2016
Observe planets, constellations and deep-sky objects through telescopes, with North Essex Astronomy Group on hand to answer questions and give advice about how to start out with astronomy.
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Barleylands Farmers Market
Barleylands Farm, Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD
Saturday 12th November 2016, 8.30am – 12:30pm
“Our Farmers Market is held indoors & outdoors, the entrance is from the walkway leading into the Craft Village from the main car park. Enjoy picking up delicious food and handmade treats for the weekend from our Farmers’ Market. This is a great opportunity for you to buy local handmade goods from farmers and small businesses. Free entry and Free Car Park.”
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weddingWedding Open Day
Hedingham Castle
Sunday 13th November 2016, 11am to 4pm. Free admission.
“A perfect opportunity to look round this most romantic of venues. In 2016, for the first time ever, couples will be able to hold their entire day within the majestic medieval grandeur of the Castle itself, from the Ceremony in the stunning Banqueting Hall, wreathed in candlelight, to the last dance in one of the most unique spaces in England
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Carole Gray – Making Glass Stars for Christmas
The Butterfly Art & Craft Studio, Flacks Green, Terling, Essex, CM3 2QS
Saturday November 19th, 2016. 10:00am – 4:30pm. £85.00
starsLearn to make hanging copper foiled glass stars to hang in your home. You will have time to make three stars varying in size from 11cm-19cm. This is a practical course and will include glass cutting, copper foiling and soldering. No previous experience is necessary. All the tools and materials required for the course will be supplied. Included in the fee are the materials for one large, one medium and one small star. The day includes: tea, coffee, pastries, lunch and homemade cakes.
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Copped Hall Guided Tours and Open Days
Copped Hall, Epping
Sunday 20th November 2016.
Copped Hall is a lovely Georgian mansion which has been saved from dereliction and from the threat of development. Tours start at 10.00am and last about 2.5 – 3 hours. They cover the whole of the gardens, a large part of the mansion, the cellars and the stables. Refreshments and a gift shop are available.
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Coggeshall Farmers Market
Coggeshall Village Hall, Stoneham Street, Coggeshall CO6 1UH
Sunday 20th November 2016 10am – 1pm
A not for profit event with some 30 stall holders selling local meats, cheese, pies, breads, cakes and some craft items. All profits go to a local cause or charity.
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Deb Hart – Christmas Wreaths & Swags – Willow
The Butterfly Art & Craft Studio, Flacks Green, Terling, Essex, CM3 2QS
Monday November 21st, 2016. 10:00am – 4:30pm. £75.00
swagCome & join Deb for a fun day at The Butterfly Studio where you will learn how to make a willow door wreath and swag for Christmas. All natural materials using the traditional method of willow weaving for the base of the wreath adding a selection of seasonal materials which may include some or all of the following subject to availability, cones, oranges cinnamon sticks and a variety foliage to create a beautiful Christmas wreath. The day includes: tea, coffee, pastries, lunch and homemade cakes.
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Carole Gray – Stained Glass Christmas Decorations
The Butterfly Art & Craft Studio, Flacks Green, Terling, Essex, CM3 2QS
Friday, November 25th, 2016. 10:00am – 4:30pm. £85.00
decsOn this course you will learn to make copper foiled Christmas decorations. Make a set of three Christmas decorations – an angel, a bell and a tree. All the tools and materials required for the course will be supplied. The day includes: tea, coffee, pastries, lunch and homemade cakes.
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Barleylands Farmers Market
Barleylands Farm, Barleylands Road, Billericay CM11 2UD
Saturday 26th November 2016, 8.30am – 12:30pm
“Our Farmers Market is held indoors & outdoors, the entrance is from the walkway leading into the Craft Village from the main car park. Enjoy picking up delicious food and handmade treats for the weekend from our Farmers’ Market. This is a great opportunity for you to buy local handmade goods from farmers and small businesses. Free entry and Free Car Park.”
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Open Day – Remembrance Day
Coalhouse Fort, East Tilbury, Essex RM18 8PB
Sunday 27th November 2016
Built in the 19th Century to protect the coast from French invasion, the fort is being renovated by a dedicated team of volunteers.
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