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Today to Fri 14 May, closest first.
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MILKSHAKE! Live Milkshake Monkey’s Musical

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Milkshake Monkey can’t wait to put on a spectacular new musical for you all! But when stage fright hits, his favourite Milkshake friends come to help, creating the most dazzling show you have ever...
Charter Hall, Colchester CO1 1YH
Sun 25 Apr

Green Island - Open Garden for NGS

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A garden for all seasons, highlights incl bluebells, azaleas, autumn colour, winter hamamelis and snowdrops. A plantsman’s paradise.
Green Island, Ardleigh CO7 7SP
Sun 2 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 18 Apr

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

Scrips House - Open Garden for NGS

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A large garden with further paddocks. Includes a mature woodland with a memorial avenue of fastigiate oaks.
Scrips House, Coggeshall CO6 1RL
Fri 30 Apr

Wycke Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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Large cottage style farmhouse garden situated in the peaceful Essex countryside with mature trees, mixed borders, vegetables, greenhouses and a small flock of sheep.
Wycke Farm, Tolleshunt D’Arcy CM9 8AB
Fri 23 Apr, Sun 25 Apr

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 18 Apr, Sun 25 Apr, and more dates until Sun 13 Jun
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Beeleigh Abbey Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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3 acres of secluded gardens in rural historic setting. Mature trees surround variety of planting and water features, woodland walks under planted with bulbs leading to tidal river, cottage garden,...
Beeleigh Abbey Gardens, Maldon CM9 6LL
Fri 23 Apr

Ulting Wick - Open Garden for NGS

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Listed black barns provide backdrop for vibrant and exuberant planting in 8 acres. Thousands of colourful tulips, flowing innovative spring planting, herbaceous borders, pond, mature weeping willows,...
Ulting Wick, Maldon CM9 6QX
Sun 25 Apr

Ulting Wick - Open Garden for NGS

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Listed black barns provide backdrop for vibrant and exuberant planting in 8 acres. Thousands of colourful tulips, flowing innovative spring planting, herbaceous borders, pond, mature weeping willows,...
Ulting Wick, Maldon CM9 6QX
Fri 30 Apr

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

Blakenham Woodland Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Please check garden website for further openings. Beautiful 6 acre woodland garden with variety of rare trees and shrubs, Chinese rocks and a landscape spiral form.
Blakenham Woodland Garden, Ipswich IP8 4LZ
Sun 25 Apr

Furzelea - Open Garden for NGS

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Country garden of nearly one acre has evolved overtime to showcase the different seasons by titillating the senses with colour,scent,texture and form.
Furzelea, Danbury CM3 4JR
Wed 28 Apr

Furzelea - Open Garden for NGS

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Country garden of nearly one acre has evolved overtime to showcase the different seasons by titillating the senses with colour,scent,texture and form.
Furzelea, Danbury CM3 4JR
Sun 2 May, Sun 6 Jun

Open Garden, Art Studio and Teas

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Open wildlife, woodland & waterway artist Sue Eaton’s art studio & walled courtyard cottage garden, wildlife & flower meadow and homemade teas supporting the Suffolk Wildlife Trust.
Vincents Cottage, Clare Road, Hundon, Nr Clare CO10 8DH
Sat 1 May to Mon 3 May

Writtle University College - Open Garden for NGS

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Writtle University college has 15 acres of informal lawns with naturalized bulbs and wildflowers. Large tree collection, mixed shrubs, herbaceous border, dry/ Mediterranean borders, seasonal bedding...
Writtle University College, Writtle CM1 3RR
Wed 28 Apr

Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot on 18th April 2021

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Based upon recent news we will hold the first Sunday Car Boot at Stonham Barns on 18th April 2021. We will continue to have the one-way aisles and single selling sides and will be as safe as we were...
Stonham Barns Sunday Car Boot, Pettaugh Road, Stonham Aspal IP14 6AT
Sun 18 Apr, Sun 25 Apr, and more dates until Sun 13 Jun

Hawstead Place - Open Garden for NGS

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Rear C15 walled garden with perennial and shrub borders. Late spring colour provided by bulbs, tulips, narcissi, camassias and alliums planted en masse.
Hawstead Place, Bury St Edmunds IP29 4AB
Sun 2 May

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.
Haverhill Arts Centre, Hight Street, Haverhill CB9 8AR
Sat 17 Apr

Visit the Vulcan Day

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Visit the Vulcan Day Our Visit the Vulcan Day at London Southend Airport on Sunday 18 April is your chance to get up close and personal with Vulcan XL426.
London Southend Airport SS2 6YF
Sun 18 Apr
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