DUE TO THE UNCERTAINTY OVER THE LENGTH OF THE CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN IT’S NOT CURRENTLY CLEAR AS TO WHETHER EVENTS IN OCTOBER 2020 WILL TAKE PLACE OR NOT. WE AREN’T ATTEMPTING TO IDENTIFY WHICH EVENTS ARE CANCELLED OR NOT, AS THE SITUATION IS FLUID AND WE COULD SPEND A LOT OF TIME NOTING THAT EVENTS ARE CANCELLED BUT WHICH ARE SUBSEQUENTLY RE-INSTATED. PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINKS WE PROVIDE TO THE EVENT ORGANISER WEBSITE NEARER THE TIME TO ASCERTAIN WHETHER EVENTS ARE TAKING PLACE.
Hylands Estate Open Day & Farmers/Craft Market
Hylands Estate, Chelmsford
Sunday 4th October 2020, 10am to 4pm.
“Hylands House is open free of charge, there are free guided tours, the farmers and craft market, and the artists studios will be open.”
National Garden Scheme : Feeringbury Manor
Coggeshall Road, Feering, Colchester CO5 9RB.
Thursday 7th October 2020 and Friday 8th October 2020, 9am to 4pm.
“There is always plenty to see in this 10 acre garden with two ponds and the river Blackwater.”
Royal Gunpowder Mills Walking Tours
The Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey
Saturday 17th October 2020, 1pm to 3pm
“Join us for a guided tour of the out-of-bounds parts of the site, led by a knowledgeable guide, entering particular interiors if appropriate.”
NSPCC Book Fair
Holmwood House School Chitts Hill, Lexden, Colchester CO3 9ST
Saturday 24th October 2020 to Sunday 25th October 2020
This Annual Book Sale provides a unique opportunity to browse and purchase from a choice of many thousands of books, jigsaws, games, CDs and DVDs. Refreshments and free parking are available.
Restocked on Sunday so come both days. For more information look at our web site.
Coffee and Cars at the Museum of Power
The Museum of Power, Langford nr Maldon
Sunday 25th October 2020, 9am to 1pm
“Come along and join our monthly enthusiasts meeting. Bring along your classic or modern vehicles together with anything of interest.”
Half Term Diesel Days at EARM
East Anglian Railway Museum, Chappel nr Colchester
Wednesday 28th October 2020
Unlimited rides, explore the vintage carriages in the goods shed, operating the signal box and much more!