What’s on in Essex this weekend…

It’s the height of summer and many destinations are focussing on their childrens activities – check out our Summer Holiday Activities for Children page..

Listed below are just some of our recommendations for what’s on in Essex this weekend, but do check out our August Events in Essex page for a fuller listing of what’s happening.

Bark in the Park 2015 promises to transform the open space in Colchester’s Castle Park into a dog and dog owner’s extravaganza.

The Touring Film Festival offers some amazing locations to watch a range of films – from ‘Aces High’ the WWI drama shown in the WWI aerodrome at Stow Maries, to medieval films projected onto the outside keep of Hedingham Castle.

The Essex HMVA Military and Flying Machines Show at Damyns Hall Aerodrome will be ‘the biggest and best yet’.

Clacton Carnival offers ‘a fun filled week for all the family to enjoy’.

Kidsfest at Marsh Farm offers a full line-up from the most popular children’s acts and show characters on the main stage including Mr Bloom!

The Big Wild Sleepout at Rainham Marshes gives you an amazing opportunity to experience the reserve in a unique way!

The Battlesbridge Antiques Centre are battling ‘the authorities’ to keep on running their events – the Classic Ford Car Show and Autojumble promises classic Fords, an autojumble, refreshments and children’s entertainment.

There’s a Family and Home Craft Fair at Leigh Road Baptist Church in Leigh on Sea.

It’s the annual Art Exhibition: By The Guild of Essex Craftsmen at Ingatestone Hall.

Those are our highlights, check out our August Events in Essex page for a fuller listing of what’s happening. And also check out our Historic Buildings, Museums, Country Parks, and Gardens listings.

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