Walks, Talks and Exhibitions event listings from Essex Life

PUBLISHED: 01:16 09 September 2011 | UPDATED: 19:57 20 February 2013

Walks, Talks and Exhibitions event listings from Essex Life

Walks, Talks and Exhibitions event listings from Essex Life

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September 1st


Maldon Society Meeting.

United Reformed Church Hall. Maldon

Adrian Wright gives a talk on East Anglian Railways, Accidents and Incidences.

Weekends 3rd, 4th and 17th, 18th

2.00pm to 5.00pm

Open Day

The Mill Field, St. Marys Lane, Upminster RM14 2QL

The Friends of Upminster Windmill give visitors free conducted tours of this 200-year-old windmill, which has most of its original wooden machinery in place.

Admission: Free

0300 030 1803

September 4th

10am to 4pm

Gari Jones

The Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester

An exciting one-day workshop that uses devising techniques to create stories, relationships, characters and style.

Admission: 20

01206 366000

September 4th


Fitsteps Historical Tour: Whats in a Name?

Meet at Tai Chi Hall, London Road.

Led by local historian Stephen Nunn. A tour of the historic evidence revealed through some of the towns street and place names.

Admission: 3, concessions 2.50. Advance booking essential.

01621 856503

September 5th


Fitsteps Country Walk.

Meet at Maldon, Blackwater Leisure Centre.

A 5 mile walk through the Promenade Park passing the Hythe Quay, Maldon Salt Works, and on to Beeleigh Falls. Returning past Beeleigh Abbey and along Maldon High Street.

07960 168859

September 8th

7pm for 7.30pm start

Talk The murder of Inspector Thomas Simmons

Essex Police Museum The murder of Inspector Thomas Simmons, 1885. Presented by Mrs. Linda Rhodes. A notorious Romford crime shedding new light on the culprits 125 years on.

Admission: 3 Entry (Tea and coffee provided)

01245 457 150

September 10th


History Walk.

Blue House Farm, North Fambridge.

Discussing the history of Blue House Farm and the Essex coast from prehistoric flints to the remains of a V2 rocket from the Second Work War.

Admission: 2 adults, 1 children.

01621 740687.

September 11th


Guided Tour of Layer Marney Tower.

A member of the Layer Marney Tower team will give a brief history and tour of the Tower and church to bring the history of Layer Marney Tower to life.

01206 330784

11th August to 18th September

Trees and Bogs

The Gallery at Parndon Mill, Off Elizabeth Way, Harlow

Colour, created by seasonal changes, informed the earthy palettes and vivid hues in the new bodies of work by Linda Anderson and Deirdre Shepherd.

01279 426042

September 14th

Fitsteps Summer Evening Walk.

Meet at Church Corner, Goldhanger.

A three to six mile walk including the sea wall and Blind Lane. For those who have attained an improved level of fitness and can manage country routes at a faster pace.

07960 168859/ 01621 854477.

September 15th


The Chelmsford RSPB Autumn 2011 Talks Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford.

Talk by Ian Barthorpe, 'Minsmere - its Current Highs and Lows'

01245 264200

September 18th

12 noon to 5pm.

Autumn Walks. Layer Marney Tower, near Colchester.

Guided autumn country walks throughout the afternoon, free with entrance ticket.

01206 330784

September 21st


Invitation To View Layer Marney Tower.

A tour of this Grade I red-brick Tudor gatehouse decorated with wonderful Italianate terracotta.

Admission: 15 including light refreshments.

01206 573948

September 24th

10.30am to 1pm

Fashion Forever

Colchester Castle

Find out how costumes and textiles are looked after from our Costumes Curator and Conservator.

Admission: 10 per person, includes castle entry (tea and coffee included)

01206 282940

September 24th & September 25th

10.00am to 5.00pm

The Essex Art and Design Show

Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Road, Cressing, CM7 8PD

This exciting event in the Essex arts calendar gives over 70 artists and designers the opportunity to showcase and sell their own work.

Admission: 4.00, children under 16 free

07944 806340

September 25th

Wags and Tails Walk Ingatestone Hall

Wags and Tails is a 3.5km sponsored walk in aid of St Francis Hospice, starting and finishing at Ingatestone Hall, with a special award for the dog that raises the most for the hospice.

Admission: 5 per person, 3 for under 10's.

01708 771405

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