August Events in Essex

We’ve just started adding 2021 events to Essex Days Out. Please be aware many events will be running on reduced visitor numbers and may well be advance tickets only, and tickets for timed entries – the days of rocking up when you want, and paying on the door may well have to wait until next year!

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National Garden Scheme : Barnards Farm
Barnards Farm, Brentwood Road, West Horndon CM13 3LX
Thursday 5th August 2021, 11am – 4:30pm
“Climb the Belvedere for the wider view and take the train for a woodland adventure. Spring bulbs and blossom, summer beds and borders, ponds, lakes and streams, walled vegetable plot. ‘Japanese garden’, sculptures grand and quirky enhance and delight.”
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Open Day – Gardens of Easton Lodge
The Gardens of Easton Lodge, Little Easton, Dunmow CM6 2BD
Thursday 5th August 2021.
A Historic England, Grade II registered garden, partially restored to its former glory by a team of dedicated volunteers and the owners of Warwick House.
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Open Day – Gardens of Easton Lodge
The Gardens of Easton Lodge, Little Easton, Dunmow CM6 2BD
Thursday 12th August 2021.
A Historic England, Grade II registered garden, partially restored to its former glory by a team of dedicated volunteers and the owners of Warwick House.
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National Garden Scheme : Barnards Farm
Barnards Farm, Brentwood Road, West Horndon CM13 3LX
Thursday 12th August 2021, 11am – 4:30pm
“Climb the Belvedere for the wider view and take the train for a woodland adventure. Spring bulbs and blossom, summer beds and borders, ponds, lakes and streams, walled vegetable plot. ‘Japanese garden’, sculptures grand and quirky enhance and delight.”
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Days
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon CM9 6LL
Friday 13th August 2021, 10.30am to 4.30 pm, last admission 3.30 pm.
“The grounds of Beeleigh Abbey include three acres of spacious and peaceful gardens in a historic rural setting, beautifully extended and revived in the last few years.”
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Maldon Mud Race
Promenade Park, Maldon
Sunday 15th August 2021
The world-famous mud race, with 300 entrants and a crowd of 20,000 watching them, with stalls and other entertainment on hand.
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National Garden Scheme : Barnards Farm
Barnards Farm, Brentwood Road, West Horndon CM13 3LX
Thursday 19th August 2021, 11am – 4:30pm
“Climb the Belvedere for the wider view and take the train for a woodland adventure. Spring bulbs and blossom, summer beds and borders, ponds, lakes and streams, walled vegetable plot. ‘Japanese garden’, sculptures grand and quirky enhance and delight.”
more details

Open Day – Gardens of Easton Lodge
The Gardens of Easton Lodge, Little Easton, Dunmow CM6 2BD
Thursday 19th August 2021.
A Historic England, Grade II registered garden, partially restored to its former glory by a team of dedicated volunteers and the owners of Warwick House.
more details

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Days
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon CM9 6LL
Friday 20th August 2021, 10.30am to 4.30 pm, last admission 3.30 pm.
“The grounds of Beeleigh Abbey include three acres of spacious and peaceful gardens in a historic rural setting, beautifully extended and revived in the last few years.”
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Essex Pride
Central Park, Chelmsford
Saturday 21st August 2021
Essex Pride is an annual celebration of LGBT+ life in Essex and beyond.
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Open Day – Gardens of Easton Lodge
A time to remember the role of the Gardens and estate in World War I and II.
Sunday 22nd August 2021
The Gardens of Easton Lodge, Little Easton, Dunmow CM6 2BD
A month to celebrate our trees…details to follow
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Open Day – Gardens of Easton Lodge
The Gardens of Easton Lodge, Little Easton, Dunmow CM6 2BD
Thursday 26th August 2021.
A Historic England, Grade II registered garden, partially restored to its former glory by a team of dedicated volunteers and the owners of Warwick House.
more details

National Garden Scheme : Barnards Farm
Barnards Farm, Brentwood Road, West Horndon CM13 3LX
Thursday 26th August 2021, 11am – 4:30pm,
“Climb the Belvedere for the wider view and take the train for a woodland adventure. Spring bulbs and blossom, summer beds and borders, ponds, lakes and streams, walled vegetable plot. ‘Japanese garden’, sculptures grand and quirky enhance and delight.”
more details

Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Days
Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning, Maldon CM9 6LL
Friday 27th August 2021, 10.30am to 4.30 pm, last admission 3.30 pm.
“The grounds of Beeleigh Abbey include three acres of spacious and peaceful gardens in a historic rural setting, beautifully extended and revived in the last few years.”
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The Countess of Warwick’s Country Show
Showground, Little Easton Church, Manor and Rectory, Park Road, Little Easton, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2JJ
Sunday 29th August 2021 and BH Monday 30th August 2021
“Craft stalls, arena events, a classic car show and displays, a dog show, art exhibition, ploughing match and vintage tractor show, horticultural show, equestrian displays and much more.”
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3 thoughts on “August Events in Essex

  • August 1, 2014 at 7:21 am
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    Absolutely loved this site so many ideas and places to visit cant wait for next month

  • August 3, 2014 at 8:58 am
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    Lots of information…thanks 🙂

  • August 24, 2018 at 1:37 pm
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    This is such a great website. We have been to loads of events advertised here which we would otherwise not have known about.
    Fab – thank youfor all the tIps.

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