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August events

Alpaca Walking Experience

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A 2 hour on farm experience which includes a 55 minute , on farm, walk with our alpacas. Through our willow forest alongside the tranquil River Blackwater, continuing past our Christmas trees and...
Blackwater Alpacas & Pygmy Goats Bradwell Trout Farm Cut Hedge Lane Bradwell CM77 8FR
Today, Sun 3 Jul, Sat 9 Jul, and more dates until Sun 14 Aug

The Baytree Beach

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Our beach is now back open for 2022! Enjoy a taste of the seaside this summer with the return of The Baytree Beach!
Baytree Shopping Centre, Brentwood CM14 4RG
Today to Sun 14 Aug

The Shiffner Prints: 50th Anniversary Photography Exhibition

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The Shiffner Prints: 50th Anniversary Photography Exhibition As you explore Markshall Estate take a moment to pause and view our evolution across the last 50 years as illustrated by The Shiffner Prints.
Markshall Estate Coggeshall CO6 1TG
Today to Tue 16 Aug

SUNDAY MARKET St.OsythBeach Sunday Market SAILOR BOY

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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 3 Jul, Sun 10 Jul, and more dates until Sun 14 Aug
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2 Hope Cottages - Open Garden for NGS

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This is a tranquil, country style garden overlooking the serene open countryside. The beautifully planted garden reflects the owner's love of trees.
2 Hope Cottages, Manningtree CO11 2UZ
Sun 3 Jul, Sun 7 Aug

Stamp Club Meeting (Basildon)

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To be advised. Meeting of Basildon Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit. Membership subscription plus £1 attendance fee payable for continued participation.
George Hurd Centre, Audley Way, Basildon SS14 2FL
Mon 4 Jul, Tue 19 Jul, Mon 1 Aug, Tue 16 Aug

Long House Plants - Open Garden for NGS

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A beautiful garden - yes, but one with a purpose. Long House Plants has been producing homegrown plants for more than 10 years - here is a chance to see where it all begins!
Long House Plants, Romford RM4 1LD
Wed 6 Jul, Wed 3 Aug

8 Dene Court - Open Garden for NGS

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Beautifully maintained and designed compact garden (250sq yds). Owner is well-known RHS gold medal-winning exhibitor (now retired).
8 Dene Court, Chelmsford CM1 2JQ
Fri 8 Jul, Sat 16 Jul, Fri 5 Aug

Stamp Club Meeting (Rayleigh)

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Details and date/time of this meeting were not available at the time of writing. Please contact society before travelling. Meeting of Rayleigh & District Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit.
Parish Rooms, Rectory Garth, Hockley Road, Rayleigh SS6 8BA
Mon 11 Jul, Mon 25 Jul, Mon 8 Aug, Mon 22 Aug

Stamp Club Meeting (Harlow)

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Details and date/time of this meeting were not available at the time of writing. Please contact society before travelling. Meeting of Harlow Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit.
Maidmoore Room, Great Parndon Centre, Abercrombie Way, Harlow CM18 6YJ
Thu 14 Jul, Thu 28 Jul, Thu 11 Aug, Thu 25 Aug, Thu 8 Sep

Wildlife Walk at Rainham Marshes

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Join our fabulous team for a winter walk at Rainham Marshes, as we take you on a wonderful wildlife walk around the marshes.
Rainham Marshes nature reserve, New Tank Hill Road, Purfleet, Essex RM19 1SZ
Fri 22 Jul, Sun 24 Jul, and more dates until Sun 18 Sep

Enchanted Summer Adventure

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Join us for a magical journey of exploration and discovery deep in the enchanted woods at Audley End Miniature Railway from 23rd July until 4th September 2022.
Audley End Miniature Railway, Audley End Rd, Audley End, Saffron Walden CB11 4JB
Sat 23 Jul to Sun 4 Sep

Sculpture in the Walled Garden

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130 sculptures, will be making their way to the stunning landscape of the Walled Garden, this summer. 25 sculptors have produced a stunning variety of pieces to suit everyone’s style, garden and...
Markshall Estate Coggeshall CO6 1TG
Sat 23 Jul to Sun 4 Sep

Summer at Rainham Marshes

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This Summer holidays your adventure starts with us - explore the reserve and have a fabulous family adventure.
Rainham Marshes nature reserve, New Tank Hill Road, Purfleet, Essex RM19 1SZ
Sat 23 Jul to Wed 31 Aug

ST.OSYTH Wednesday Market SAILOR BOY ST.OSYTH.

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WEDNESDAY MARKET held every Wednesday during School Holidays on the SUNDAY MARKET Site behind SAILOR BOY Hutleys Caravan Park at St.
ST.OSYTH MARKET SITE SAILOR BOY Hutleys Caravan Park ST.OSYTH BEACH..Clacton CO16 8TB
Wed 27 Jul, Wed 3 Aug, and more dates until Wed 31 Aug

8 Dene Court - Open Garden for NGS

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Beautifully maintained and designed compact garden (250sq yds). Owner is well-known RHS gold medal-winning exhibitor (now retired).
8 Dene Court, Chelmsford CM1 2JQ
Wed 27 Jul, Wed 24 Aug

Kamala - Open Garden for NGS

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Spectacular herbaceous borders which sing with colour as displays of salvia are surpassed by Dahlia drifts. Gingers, Brugmansia, various bananas, bamboos and canna add an exotic note.
Kamala, Hockley SS5 4NW
Sat 30 Jul, Sun 21 Aug

23 New Road - Open Garden for NGS

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This is an exotic garden, themed on the foothills of the Himalayas in India. This garden will be like no other you may have seen before despite its modest size.
23 New Road, Dagenham RM10 9NH
Sun 31 Jul, Mon 1 Aug, Sun 14 Aug, Mon 15 Aug

Jackie Backowski

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At heart a painter Jackie also present prints at this exhibiton. Both are mesmerising
The Driftwood Gallery at Photovogue, 145c Connaught Avenue, Frinton-On-Sea CO13 9AH
Mon 1 Aug to Sat 13 Aug

Stamp Club Meeting (Clacton)

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Bourse & Members’ Displays. Meeting of Clacton Philatelic Society. All welcome to visit. Membership subscription payable for continued participation. Local contact: Ken Brown (Chairman).
Clacton Indoor Bowls Club, Valley Road, Clacton-on-Sea, CO15 6NA
Wed 3 Aug

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