What’s on in Essex this weekend…

It’s another long Bank Holiday weekend! Listed below are our top tips for the weekend and you will find lots of other ideas on our May Events in Essex page.

Start the weekend off with a bit of exercise at the Brentwood 5k and 10k Race for Life and join thousands of people across the country as you walk, jog or run 5k or 10k. There are Pretty Muddy options for adults and children too.

The Marconi Sailing Club Open Day is a free event, and promises a ‘safe introduction to sailing, with children’s activities, bbq, galley, entertainment and more”.

It’s the big Duxford Air Festival 2019 but be warned, it’s advanced tickets only!

New for 2019 at Barleylands Farm Park is their Charity Food Fayre and the Mersea Island Food Drink and Leisure Festival returns.

And Hylands House is hosting an All About Dogs show, with attractions, fun dog show, arena events, have-a-go activities, trade stalls and more.

Clacton is having a Seaside Revival Day where you can enjoy ‘a bucket load of good old-fashioned fun’ as the family fun-day takes over Clacton’s West Greensward at Marine Parade West with a packed programme of entertainment and activities for all those looking to revive the great British seaside experience.

The Ekco Social Club Classic Car Show promises “a day of classic cars, food and music!”

With a heigh nonny-no there is a Tudor Re-Enactment by the Companye of Merrie Folke at Layer Marney Tower

It the monthly Coalhouse Fort Open Day.

The Essex Craft Guild at Copped Hall Open Day gives you the opportunity to not only look around the house and gradens but see local crafts people and artisans demonstrating their skills.

Hedingham Castle is hositing Jousting! – Knights of Royal England

For more ideas for what to do this weekend visit our May Events in Essex page.

Or how about a visit to the Essex Coast – the longest coast in England (on account of all those fiddly in and out bits!) – check out our Essex Coast page for some ideas. Or why not visit a Country Park?

And why not tie in a visit somewhere with a trip to the cinema – we have links to several independent cinemas across Essex.

And check out our Museums in Essex page – there are probably a lot more than you know about!

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