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Painted Peppermint Pottery at Cammas Hall Farm
Cammas Hall Fruit Farm, Needham Green, Hatfield Broad Oak, CM22 7JT
Thursday 1st November 10.00 – 14.00
“Come along and create a beautiful pottery keepsake capturing your child’s hand and footprints or let your older children get creative themselves.”
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Photography Exhibition : ‘Ancient Trees and People of Epping Forest’
RHS Garden Hyde Hall
Thursday 1st November 2018 to Sunday 18th November 2018
“Local artist Marion Sidebottom brings her stunning exhibition of photographs, which is sure to engage your interest in trees and forests by showing them from a variety of viewpoints.”
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Exhibition: Returning from the War – beyond the 11th hour
Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge, Rangers Road, Chingford, E4 7QH
Thursday 1st November 2018 to Friday 30th November 2018, 10am to 5pm (closed on Mondays)
Find out about Forest Keepers who returned to Epping Forest after the Great War, what we know about their war experiences and their return to a working life in the Forest.
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Woodfest
RHS Garden Hyde Hall
Friday 2nd November 2017 to Sunday 4th November 2018
“Admire traditional skills in a weekend-long celebration of the natural beauty of wood, including artisan woodcraft demonstrations combining horse logging, chain saw carving, willow weaving and furniture making.”
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Grease Sing A Long
Norwich Catherdral, 65 The Close, Norwich, NR1 4DH
Saturday 3rd November 2018, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
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we are handmade Christmas Craft Fair
Foakes Hall, Great Dunmow, CM6 1DG
Saturday 3rd November 2018, 10am – 4pm
“This Fair will feature over 30 makers and artists and will be the ideal place for shoppers to find those special gifts for loved ones this Christmas, with opportunities to discuss commissioned pieces with the stallholders.”
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Gothic Falconry
Audley End House and Gardens, Saffron Walden
Saturday 3rd November 2018 and Sunday 4th November 2018, 11am to 4pm
“Witness graceful hawks and glorious falcons in flight as our expert falconers demonstrate the art of training, exercising and hunting with birds. ”
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Queston’s Winter Wellness Event
Gilwell Park, Chingford, London, E4 7QW
Sunday 4th November 2018, 1pm – 5pm
“Guest Speakers ~ Natural Product Stalls ~ Therapists ~ Crystals ~ Meditation ~ Displays ~ Music ~ Healthy Food & Nutrition ~ Special Offers ~ Goody bags”
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Farmers and Crafts Market
Hylands House, Chelmsford
Sunday 4th November 2018, 10am to 4pm
“Based in the beautiful surroundings of The Stables. The market features many craft stalls and local producers who are passionate about food.”
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AJ Antiques & Collectables Fair
Sunday 4th November 2018
Mountnessing Village Hall, Roman Road, Mountnessing CM15 0UG.
“We hope to have Collectables, Vintage, Retro items such as Stamps, Coins, Postcards, Glass, China, Ephemera, Die-cast Vehicles, Jewellery, Pottery, Treen and lots of items from bygone days.
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Tower Trail
Layer Marney Towers, nr Colchester
Saturday 17th November 2018 10:00 am
Charity walk in aid of Helen Rollason.
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The Essex Christmas Show
Crowne Plaza Resort, Five Lakes, Colchester Road, CM9 8HX.
Saturday 17th November 2018 and Sunday 18th November 2018
“New to Classic Festivals and Events, The Christmas Country Show come to the excellent Crowne Plaza Five Lakes in Maldon this year, including the ever-popular Festival of Dogs at the show with something for everyone!”
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Copped Hall Monthly Guided Tours
Copped Hall, Epping
Sunday 18th November 2018
“Tours last about 3 hours and cover the whole of the gardens, a large part of the mansion, the cellars and the stables.”
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Mum2Mum Market Southend
St Thomas More School, Southend SS0 0BW
Saturday 24th November 2018 2pm to 4pm
“Around 30 stalls of high quality, nearly new items (up to 90% off the RRP!) and a small selection of businesses offering goods and services of interest to parents.”
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Barleylands’ Farmers Markets
Barleylands, Barleylands Road, Billericay, CM11 2UD
Saturday 24th November 2018, 8:30am to 12:30pm
“Enjoy picking up delicious food and handmade treats for the weekend from our Farmers’ Market. Free entry and car parking.
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ABF The Soldiers’ Charity – Armistice Centenary Dinner 2018
Colchester Officers’ Club, St John’s Green, Colchester, Essex, CO2 7EX
Saturday 24th November 2018
This Armistice Centenary Dinner includes music by a quintet from The Band of the Parachute Regiment and an after dinner speaker.
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Guild of Essex Craftsmen Christmas Fayre
Hylands House, nr Chelmsford
Saturday 24th November 2018 and Sunday 25th November 2018
“With over 40 craft stalls offering shoppers an amazing choice of unique, beautifully designed and handcrafted gifts, The Guild of Essex Craftsmen fair is the perfect opportunity to purchase your Christmas gifts.”
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Coffee and Cars at the Museum of Power
Museum of Power, Langford Road, nr Maldon
Sunday 25th November 2018, 9am to 1pm
“Come along and join our monthly enthusiasts meet. Bring along your classic or modern vehicles together with anything of interest. Steam Pump Tea Room OPEN serving breakfasts, hot/cold food, home make cakes and refreshments.”
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Afternoon Concert
St Mary’s Church, Church Green, Broomfield, CM1 7BD
Sunday 25th November 2018.
Afternoon concerts in aid of the restoration of the church organ. Each date has a different performance. Tickets cost £5. Starts at 3pm til 4pm. No interval. Raffle. Car parking and full disabled facilities in church.
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Coalhouse Fort Memorial Day Open Day
Coalhouse Fort Project, East Tilbury RM18 8PB
Sunday 25th November 2018
A monthly open day for the under restoration 19th century coast fort.
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Hylands Estate Christmas Frost Fayre
Hylands Estate, Chelmsford
Friday 30th November 2018 to Sunday 2nd December 2018, 10am to 5pm
“Over 120 exhibitors showing original crafts and gifts, and much more.”
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