What’s on in Essex this weekend…

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

It’s the 16 Air Assault Brigade and Colchester Garrison Show in Colchester

Summer Screen: Mamma Mia is on the big screen at Colchester Castle Park (and there’s Shaun the Sheep, and Wimbledon as well!)

The Harwich Festival concludes this week. The weather looks set fair for the Fling Festival at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, and for the Clacton Sea and Beach Festival. If you’re headed for the seaside, why not go somewhere a little different for a change? Check out our Essex Seaside page.

The Southend Colourthon has a range of walks including a 13.1 mile Moonlighter!

If you’re a nautical cove, there’s the Brightlingsea Town Regatta and Boat Show, or the South Woodham Ferrers Yacht Club 40th Anniversary Regatta.

For petrol heads there’s the Walton Classic Vehicle Show 2015 and the Maldon Motor Show.

If you want to go a bit retro there’s the Haven Museum 1940s Open Day at Langdon Nature Reserve, or the East Anglian Railway Museum’s Fabulous Fifties Living History Day.

If you like your music classical, then there is a Roman River mini music festival with concerts in lovely churches in villages close to Colchester, whetting your appetite for the big festival later in the year.

Those are our highlights, check out our June 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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