Walks, Talks and Exhibitions event listings from Essex Life
PUBLISHED: 01:16 09 September 2011 | UPDATED: 19:57 20 February 2013
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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
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.
0300 030 1803
10am to 4pm
The Headgate Theatre, 14 Chapel Street North, Colchester
An exciting one-day workshop that uses devising techniques to create stories, relationships, characters and style.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Chelmsford RSPB Autumn 2011 Talks Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford.
Talk by Ian Barthorpe, 'Minsmere - its Current Highs and Lows'
12 noon to 5pm.
Autumn Walks. Layer Marney Tower, near Colchester.
Guided autumn country walks throughout the afternoon, free with entrance ticket.
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.
10.30am to 1pm
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)
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
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.