May Events in Essex

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All About Dogs
Hylands Park, Chelmsford
Sunday 30th April 2023 and BH Monday 1st May 2023
“Two days of exciting arena displays, expert advice, shopping and lots of have-a-go activities – and if you don’t have a dog, there’s plenty of fun for humans too!”
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Antiques, Vintage and Retro Fair
Ingatestone Community Centre, 7 High Street, Ingatestone CM4 9ED
BH Monday 1st May 2023, 9.30am to 3.00pm
“Come along to Ingatestone Community Centre, where we will have tables selling antiques, vintage, retro and bygone days.”
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National Garden Scheme : Barnards Farm
Brentwood Road, West Horndon CM13 3FY
Thursday 4th May 2023, 11:00am to 4.30pm
“So much to explore! 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.”
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National Garden Scheme : Feeringbury Manor
Coggeshall Road, Feering CO5 9RB
Thursday 4th May 2023 and Friday 5th May 2023, 10am to 4pm
“There is always plenty to see in this peaceful 10 acre garden with 2 ponds and River Blackwater.”
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Flying Days : VE Day
IWM Duxford
Sunday 7th May 2023, 10am to 6pm
Celebrate the role of aviation icons in the fight for victory during the Second World War and enjoy a best of British day-out as part of your Coronation weekend.
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National Garden Scheme : Barnards Farm
Brentwood Road, West Horndon CM13 3FY
Thursday 11th May 2023, 11:00am to 4.30pm
“So much to explore! 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.”
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National Garden Scheme : Feeringbury Manor
Coggeshall Road, Feering CO5 9RB
Thursday 11th May 2023 and Friday 12th May 2023, 10am to 4pm
“There is always plenty to see in this peaceful 10 acre garden with 2 ponds and River Blackwater.”
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National Garden Scheme : Barnards Farm
Brentwood Road, West Horndon CM13 3FY
Thursday 18th May 2023, 11:00am to 4.30pm
“So much to explore! 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.”
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National Garden Scheme : Feeringbury Manor
Coggeshall Road, Feering CO5 9RB
Thursday 18th May 2023 and Friday 19th May 2023, 10am to 4pm
“There is always plenty to see in this peaceful 10 acre garden with 2 ponds and River Blackwater.”
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Colchester Half Marathon
Colchester JobServe Community Stadium (just off A12)
Sunday 21st May 2023
“Thousands of people line the streets to cheer you on as you run through the City centre, and out into the scenic country lanes surrounding Colchester!”
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National Garden Scheme : Barnards Farm
Brentwood Road, West Horndon CM13 3FY
Thursday 25th May 2023, 11:00am to 4.30pm
“So much to explore! 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.”
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Guided Tour Day
Copped Hall, Crown Hill, Epping, CM16 5HS
Sunday 21st May 2023, 10am to 11am starting times
“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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National Garden Scheme : Feeringbury Manor
Coggeshall Road, Feering CO5 9RB
Thursday 25th May 2023 and Friday 26th May 2023, 10am to 4pm
“There is always plenty to see in this peaceful 10 acre garden with 2 ponds and River Blackwater.”
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National Garden Scheme : Horkesley Hall
Vinesse Road, Little Horkesley, Colchester, Essex, CO6 4DB
Sunday 28th May 2023, 12.30pm to 4.30pm.
“Magical parkland, traditional English garden setting with 8 acres of romantic garden surrounding classical house overlooking lake.”
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