August Events in Essex

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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey Gardens, Abbey Turning, London Road, Maldon CM9 6LL
Friday 5th August 2022, Open 10.30 am 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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Toot Hill Country Show Classic Car Fair
Saturday 6th August 2022
Church Road, Stanford Rivers, Essex, CM5 9PW
“Every year the Toot Hill Country Fair has a Classic Car Show which welcomes classic, American and interesting sports cars. Towards the end of the show there is a parade in the Main Ring of the winning cars picked by the judge.”
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Garden Afternoon
Copped Hall, Crown Hill, Epping, CM16 5HS
Sunday 7th August 2022, 2pm to 5pm, last entry 4pm.
“Garden afternoons provide an opportunity to wander around at leisure and talk to our volunteer gardeners.
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Echoes of History Show
Whitehouse Farm, The Living Memorial, Rettendon CM3 8DL
Saturday 13th August 2022 and Sunday 14th August 2022
Not only hundreds of military vehicles, but lots of living history from thoughout the ages. There’s music, food and beer, a 40s fashion show, militaria stalls, battle displays in the main arena, and much more.
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey Gardens, Abbey Turning, London Road, Maldon CM9 6LL
Friday 19th August 2022, Open 10.30 am 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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Smoke and Fire BBQ Festival
Castle Park, Colchester
Saturday 20th August 2022 and Sunday 21st August 2022
All things BBQ, this year the event is being held in Colchester.
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Copped Hall Guided Tour
Copped Hall, Crown Hill, Epping, CM16 5HS
Sunday 21st August 2022
“Visitors are accompanied by an experienced guide throughout who will explain the rich history of Copped Hall, covering the whole of the Gardens, including the sites of the earlier houses, the Walled Garden and a large part of the existing Mansion.”
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Open Day and Farmers Market
Hylands House, Hylands Estate, Chelmsford CM2 8WQ
Sunday 21st August 2022 10am to 4pm
Browse Hylands House and gardens at your own leisure, take a guided tour, and visit the open air farmers and craft market.
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens Open Day
Beeleigh Abbey Gardens, Abbey Turning, London Road, Maldon CM9 6LL
Friday 26th August 2022, Open 10.30 am 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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Brightlingsea Food & Drink Festival
Promenade Way, Brightlingsea CO7 0HH
Friday 26th August 2022 5pm to 11pm, Saturday 27th August 2022 11am to 7pm, Sunday 28th August 2022 11am to 5pm.
“Now in its 6th year this event will showcase the best local food and drink suppliers, alongside a great range of international street food, arts, crafts and gifts.”
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IWM Duxford Flying Evening
Saturday 27th August 2022, 6pm to 10pm
“Enjoy a perfect summer’s evening together at Duxford Flying Evening. From camera-ready flypast moments to enjoying refreshments on a lazy Saturday summer’s evening, see Duxford in a whole new light.”
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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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