What's on around Colchester

Today to Thu 3 Jun, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations

Colchester Town and Country Fair - Cancelled

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Colchester Town and Country Fair Local Car Parking in Catchpool Road & charges apply Now in its 11th year this popular family event takes place in pretty Lower Castle Park right in the heart of historic Colchester Town.
Lower Castle Park, Colchester CO1 1YG
Sat 15 May and Sun 16 May

Great Horkesley Scarecrow Trail

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Due to the enormous success of our first scarecrow trail in 2019, we are back again this year with over 25 scarecrows on display!!!
Great Horkesley village CO6 4AT
Sat 29 May to Sun 6 Jun

14 Clifton Terrace - Open Garden for NGS

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A very long, narrow garden alongside the railway station. Near house: herbaceous border, shrubs, lawn and roses. Slope down to station footpath: ground cover shrubs.
14 Clifton Terrace, Colchester CO7 9DY
Sat 15 May and Sun 16 May

Tudor Roost - Open Garden for NGS

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An unexpected hidden colourful ¼-acre garden. Well manicured grassy paths wind round island beds and ponds.
Tudor Roost, Colchester CO5 7BP
Sun 30 May, Mon 31 May, Sat 17 Jul, Sun 18 Jul

The Priory - Open Garden for NGS

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Interesting 9 acre garden with fine views over Constable countryside; lawns sloping down to small lakes and water garden; fine trees, rhododendrons and azaleas; walled garden; mixed borders and
The Priory, Colchester CO6 4RL
Sun 16 May

The Place for Plants, East Bergholt Place Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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20-acre woodland garden originally laid out at the turn of the last century by the present owners great grandfather. Full of many fine trees and shrubs, many seldom seen in East Anglia.
The Place for Plants, East Bergholt Place Garden, East Bergholt CO7 6UP
Sun 9 May

Bradfield Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Two beautiful, but very contrasting gardens in the village of Bradfield, bordering on the Stour Estuary in north east Essex.
Bradfield Gardens, Manningtree CO11 2UZ
Sun 30 May, Sun 11 Jul

SUNDAY MARKET St.OsythBeach Sunday Market SAILOR BOY

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Event Image Held every sunday throughout the summer from the week before Easter untill the end of october,this popular general market selling a vast amount of goods including CLEARANCE BARGAINS ladies and gents
Hutleys Caravan Park, ST.OSYTH BEACH,St.Osyth,Clacton on sea CO16 8TB
Sun 9 May, Sun 16 May, and more dates until Sun 13 Jun
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Counterfeit Sixties Show

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Re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties, as Britain’s No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era.
West Cliff Theatre, Tower Road, Clacton on Sea CO15 1LE
Fri 28 May

Freston House - Open Garden for NGS

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20 acre garden and large Georgian rectory set in parkland, planted from 2006 onwards by the current owners.
Freston House, Ipswich IP9 1AF
Sun 30 May

Rookwoods - Open Garden for NGS

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Rookwoods is a tranquil garden where you can enjoy a variety of mature trees; herbaceous borders; a shrubbery; pleached hornbeam rooms; a work-in-progress wildflower bed; a buttercup meadow, and an
Rookwoods, Sible Hedingham CO9 3QG
Mon 31 May

1 Whitehouse Cottages - Open Garden for NGS

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Nestled betwixt farmland in rural Essex, is our small secret garden, that has a wonderful charm and serenity to it.
1 Whitehouse Cottages, Woodham Walter CM9 6LR
Sun 16 May, Sun 13 Jun

Lavenham Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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5 acre garden built around the ruins of the original ecclesiastical buildings on the site and the village’s 1 acre fishpond.
Lavenham Hall, Sudbury CO10 9QX
Sun 30 May

Ride for Helen

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Ride for Helen SOCIAL DISTANCE FRIENDLY EVENT Cyclists from across the county and beyond will be meeting at Crix in Hatfield Peverel, Essex to take part in this fantastic, family-friendly event which offers a
The Crix, Hatfield Peverel CM3 2EU
Sun 16 May

Bassetts - Open Garden for NGS

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Two acre garden, tennis court, swimming pool surrounding an early C17 house with plants for all year round interest set on gently sloping ground with lovely distant views of the Essex countryside.
Bassetts, Chelmsford CM3 4BZ
Fri 7 May, Sun 9 May

Blood Donation Session, Trinity Park - Trinity Room, Ipswich

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Blood Donation Session, Trinity Park - Trinity Room, Ipswich NHS Blood and Transplant are holding blood donation sessions in the Ipswich area, on Friday 14th May. Do something amazing, Save a life Give Blood.
Trinity Park Felixstowe Road IPSWICH IP3 8UH
Fri 14 May

Suffolk Show - Cancelled

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Suffolk Show We have been invited by the organiser’s of this large regional event to supply stallholders in a marquee.
Suffolk Showground, Trinity Park IP3 8UH
Wed 2 Jun and Thu 3 Jun

ZOOM TALK A Directory of Suffolk Millers 1061 to 1961

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Saturday 8th May at 12 noon A ZOOM Talk for Society Members. Non members pay £3 to view - to arrange this e-mail chairman@suffolkfhs.org.uk .
Virtual Event
Sat 8 May

Zoom Talk - Unusual Suffolk Gravestones in Suffolk

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7:30 on Thursday 13th May A Virtual ZOOM talk by Robert Halliday - who talks about some of the really peculiar Gravestones in Churchyards around Suffolk, with the stories behind many of them,
Virtual Event
Thu 13 May

Lions Club of Felixstowe Car Boot Sales

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Lions Club of Felixstowe a Car Boot Sale every Saturday till end of September, 8am till 1pm. Car Booters welcome, no restiction on space or types of stall, £6 per pitch/vehicle , all money to...
Sea Road Felixstowe, (Old Cavendish Hotel site) IP11 2DN
Sat 8 May, Sat 15 May, Sat 22 May, Sat 29 May, Sat 5 Jun

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