October is here and with it autumn. There are lots of events celebrating the changing season happening over the weekend. A chance to get outdoors and enjoy what at the moment is glorious autumn sunshine . You can find more details about these and other events on our October events in Essex and October Nights Out in Essex pages
Kentwell Apple Weekend
Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th October
Final Opening Weekend of the year is a celebration of the Kentwell Gardens.
Copped Hall, Crown Hill, Epping, Sunday 5th October
A chance to see the gardens in their aatumn glory as the leaves turn to gold
Train Operating Day
Colne Valley Railway, Castle Hedingham, Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th October
Heritage Diesel Railcar or Diesel hauled passenger trains.
Rainham Marshes nature reserve New Tank Hill Road Purfleet
Sunday 5th October,
Play, explore and be creative in the woodland.
Golden Fleece Beer Festival, Chelmsford
Wednesday 1st October 2014 – Sunday 5th October 2014
For the evenings The Roman River Music Festival continues this weekend with lots of concerts in amazing venues. If classical music isn’t your thing, Joe Longthorne is in Concert at Basildon Towngate Theatre on Friday 3rd October 2014 or you can experience some Nights on Broadway a Bee Gees tribute at the Princes Theatre in Clacton on Saturday 4th October Nights on Broadway.