Events in Essex for July

PUBLISHED: 16:01 13 June 2013 | UPDATED: 16:20 13 June 2013

Find a selection of things to do around Essex this July

7 July

The Maldon Motor Show

Promenade Park CM9 5JQ

Formerly known as the Vintage Vehicle Rally, come down and enjoy the Maldon Motor Show. The displays include classic, sports, American cars, military and commercial vehicles, retro cars and motorbikes. Also an autojumble, auto trade stands, vintage and craft fairs, as well as live entertainment and refreshments.

Admission: Free (parking charges apply)

01245 268157

7 July

Noon to 5pm

Display of Classic Cars on the Mill Field

Upminster Windmill, Mill Field, St Mary’s Lane, Upminster RM14 2QL

Come down and enjoy a day of more than 20 classic cars on display. Perfect for car fanatics or a family day out.

Admission: Free

0300 030 1803

13 July

11am to 9pm

Metal Presents Village Green

Metal at Chalkwell Hall Chalkwell Avenue Southend on Sea SS0 8NB

Village Green is a free multi-art form and music festival, which is situated in the picturesque grounds of the beautiful Victorian Park in Chalkwell.

Admission: Free

01702 470700

13-14 July

Times vary

Colchester & District Fuchsia Society

This year will be the 37th Annual Fuchsia Show. Stanway Village Hall and Tollgate Hall will see classes cover a wide range of fuchsias which include: singles, doubles, species, encliandras and triphyllas. There are also craft stalls, plants sales and refreshments.

Admission: £1.50

01206 242018

13 July


The Duke of Essex Polo

Hylands House, Hylands Park,

London Road, Chelmsford CM2 8WQ

The Duke of Essex Polo Grand Prix is centered around a purpose-built international standard polo arena and the event will see some of the world’s best players compete for the honour of being crowned champions and lifting the trophy. Surrounding the sporting arena will be a myriad of entertainment including VIP marquees, headline music acts, family fun activity and a country fair with a luxury food village.

Admission: Prices vary

08451 246 123

18 July

5pm to 9pm

Wedding Viewing Evening

Prested Hall, Feering, Colchester C05 9EE

A great opportunity to view Prested Hall’s four elegant licensed areas for civil ceremony. You will get a chance to see 14 of the lovely bedrooms, romantic reception rooms and a waterside marquee all exclusively yours for your big day. You can also meet the dedicated wedding consultants and events team to ask questions and start planning your

big day.

Admission: Free

01376 573300

19 July


Discover The Loire Valley

with George Unwin

The Wine Company, Gosbecks Park, Gosbecks Road, Colchester CO2 9JT

Come and enjoy a ten wine tasting followed by three-course dinner at The Wine Company, a treat for all wine enthusiasts. This tasting will showcase appellations from Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé in the heart of France all the way to Muscadet, surrounding Nantes.

Admission: £59

01206 713560

26 July


Argentinean Wine Dinner,

with Terrazas de los Andes Mendoza

The Wine Company, Gosbecks Park, Gosbecks Road, Colchester CO2 9JT

The fabulous region of Mendoza, at the foot of the majestic Andes mountains, is the heart of Argentina’s growing wine industry. Following an introduction and overview of Argentina, seven wines will accompany a superb four-course menu, each being served to match the courses.

Admission: £69

01206 713560

27-28 July


The Essex Craft and Design Show

RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Creephedge Lane, Chelmsford CM3 8ET

The wide range of exhibitors will include fine art, photography, ceramics, jewellery, textiles and many other contemporary crafts. The event aims to provide a showcase for both established artists/designer makers and new emerging talent. Admission: Admission prices to Hyde Hall apply

27 July


M&H Horticultural Society Summer Show

United Reformed Church Hall, Market Hill CM9 4PZ

Expect flowers, fruit, vegetables, domestic, handicraft and photography classes, as well as a raffle and plant sales!

Admission: 50p

01621 858556


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