It’s a hectic weekend across Essex coming up!
We have highlighted some of this coming weekend’s events in Essex below. Visit our June Events in Essex page for a fuller listing of what’s happening in Essex this weekend.
You could start the weekend on Friday at Audley End watching the Chapterhouse Theatre Company perform The Railway Children (the ending always makes us cry!)
The Harwich Festival of the Arts starts this weekend, and on Saturday lunchtime there are special trains running to Harwich, with music on board, and the Harwich Music Collective are performing at various locations on Saturday.
On Saturday night, at Barnards Farm in West Horndon it’s the 2016 Essex NGS Musical Eveningfeaturing Dixieland Jazz from DixieMix, raising money for the charities supported by the National Gardens Scheme
For dog lovers there is the Orsett Dog Festival
It’s Tudor Midsummer at Kentwell with more than 200 Tudors (up to 400 at weekends) at any one time creating the dress, speech, food, drink, music, dance, crafts, activities, pleasures and way of life of the chosen year.
Some events we can’t find a link for you : Harlow Open Gardens Weekend (a two-day horticultural event across Harlow, Church Langley and Hastingwood. ), Heybridge Basin Regatta and Armed Forces Day in Central Park in Chelmsford.
There’s an Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair at Cressing Temple Barns.
The Colchester Food and Drink Festival has over 100 different stalls with local and international food and drink.
The Mount Bures Festival of Flowers 2016 is in a lovely old church and you can visit the historic ‘Mount’.
For car lovers there is a choice from the Essex Vee Dubbers Volkswagen Weekend at Battlesbridge Antiques Centre (which now has a lovely little micropub), and The Manningtree Vehicle Show, The Revival.
Fingers crossed for better weather for the second Clacton Sea and Beach Festival
Ding ding! All aboard for the Basildon Bus Rally at Barleylands Farm Showground.
The Museum of Power has a FREE 4 KIDZ day,
If you feel a bit energetic, and you’re a woman, try the Cancer Research UK Race for Life 5k/Muddy 5k in Basildon.
The Colne Valley Railway, Castle Hedingham, have an Operating Day with Steam.
If the weather’s a bit iffy, tie in a visit somewhere with a trip to the cinema – we have listings for some independent cinemas across Essex.