August Events in Essex

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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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Ardleigh Annual Flower & Produce Show
Ardleigh Village Hall, Station Road, Ardleigh CO7 7RS
Saturday 20th August 2022 2:00pm to 4:15pm
Exhibits of Vegetables, Fruit, Flowers, Dahlias, Flower Arranging, Homemade Wine, Cookery, Handicraft, Photographs and Childrens exhibits. Refreshments & raffle.
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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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Clacton Air Show
Clacton Seafront
Thursday 25th August 2022 and Friday 26th August 2022
“Join us over two days and enjoy thrilling flight displays and spectacular twilight flights (Thursday only) in the skies over Clacton’s stunning seafront as well as a host of ground events on the West Greensward!”
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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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The Countess of Warwick Country Show
Showground, Little Easton Church, Manor and Rectory, Park Road, Little Easton, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2JJ
Sunday 28th August 2022 and BH Monday 29th August 2022
Art show and craft stalls, classic cars, horticultural show, arena events, ploughing match, dog show and animal area, eating drinking and retail therapy.
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Sports Car Show
Petersfield Antiques Village, Gosfield Essex
Sunday 28th August 2022, from 8am
Sports car show, antique shops, model shop, cafe and 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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