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Basin Pleasure Boats Cruises

Date: 12th Apr 2014 - 31st Oct 2014

Event type: Activities Afloat

Time: 11:30

Cost: Adults £6 Children & Concessions £4.50

Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation, adjacent to Daisy Meadow Car Park, Basin Road, Heybridge Basin.

Experience a relaxing 1 hour cruise aboard the Elver, a 25ft steel narrow boat. Gently winding along the canal at a leisurely 4  knots gives the passenger ample time to take in the scenery and wildlife of this little known waterway.  Please feel free to bring a picnic, tables are carried on board should you require them.  We advise you book your place in advance to avoid disappointment as these trips are extremely popular.  Please bring a light jacket to ensure your comfort. Snack kiosk now available on site.

Every day except Monday at: 11:30, 13:00, 14:30 & 16:00. Also available 2 hour sunset Cruise & rowing boat hire.

Enquiries: Mark 07835 657462.

 

 

Happening Today, 31st August 2014

Basin Pleasure Boats Cruises

Date: 12th Apr 2014 - 31st Oct 2014

Event type: Activities Afloat

Time: 11:30

Cost: Adults £6 Children & Concessions £4.50

Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation, adjacent to Daisy Meadow Car Park, Basin Road, Heybridge Basin.

Experience a relaxing 1 hour cruise aboard the Elver, a 25ft steel narrow boat. Gently winding along the canal at a leisurely 4  knots gives the passenger ample time to take in the scenery and wildlife of this little known waterway.  Please feel free to bring a picnic, tables are carried on board should you require them.  We advise you book your place in advance to avoid disappointment as these trips are extremely popular.  Please bring a light jacket to ensure your comfort. Snack kiosk now available on site.

Every day except Monday at: 11:30, 13:00, 14:30 & 16:00. Also available 2 hour sunset Cruise & rowing boat hire.

Enquiries: Mark 07835 657462.

 

 

Boat Trips Aboard the Blackwater Dawn

Date: 20th Apr 2014 - 14th Sep 2014

Every week

Event type: Activities Afloat

Cost: Adult £5.50 Child £3.50

Sandford Lock, Chelmsford. CM2 6NX.

Sundays. Blackwater Dawn was launched in 2013 and is a traditional style wide beam boat with a platform lift that can be used for wheelchair user access, and there are disability friendly toilet facilities. Up to 12 passengers can be carried for either 1 hour short trips or longer private charters along the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation.

Bookings & Enquiries: 01206 853282 / 07802 514400 Email: ron.blackwaterboats@btinternet.com or visit: www.blackwater-boats.co.uk

Boat trips aboard the Viking Saga

Date: 18th Aug 2014 - 14th Sep 2014

Event type: Activities Afloat

Cost: Adult £6.00 Child £3.50 OAP £5.00

On the quay at Maldon between Promenade Park and The Hythe.

40 minute trip taking in Northey Island, Millbeach and Fullbridge. Bar on board. Subject to numbers and weather permitting. First trip of the day start times:
 Mon 18th Aug  16:30
 Fri 22nd Aug  10:30
 Sat 23rd Aug  10:00
 Sun 24th Aug  10:30
 Mon 25th Aug  11:00
 Tue 26th Aug  11:45
 Wed 27th Aug  12:00
 Thurs 28th Aug  12:45
 Fri 29th Aug  13:00
 Mon 1st Sept  14:45
 Tue 2nd Sept  15:30
 Weds 3rd Sept  16:30
 Sat 13th Sept  14:00
 Sun 14th Sept  14:30

Reservations and enquiries: 07766 480793 or 01621 843334

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Brownstock Music Festival

Date: 29th Aug 2014 - 31st Aug 2014

Event type: Music, Drama, Dance and Arts

Cost: TBA

Morris Farm, Lower Burnham Road, Stow Maries, Chelmsford, Essex. CM3 6SG.

Celebrating the festival's 10th birthday.  Full details to be confirmed.

Burnham Art Club 50th Anniversary Exhibition

Date: 23rd Aug 2014 - 31st Aug 2014

Event type: Art exhibitions & classes

Time: 10:00 - 18:00

Cost: FREE

Burnham Museum, Coronation Road, Burnham-on-Crouch. CM0 8AS.

Over a hundred framed paintings and dozens of unframed for sale at reasonable prices by talented local artists, many of whom take part in the Maldon and Burnham Art Trails.  Admission is separate to the museum, accessed from the road.  Opening hours 10:00 to 18:00 weekends and bank holiday Monday, and between 14:00 to 17:00 Tuesday to Friday.

Enquiries: 01621 784413 or 01621 776570

Children's Art Competition

Date: 15th Jul 2014 - 23rd Sep 2014

Event type: Art exhibitions & classes

Cost: FREE

Maldon Library, Carmelite House, White Horse Lane, Maldon. CM9 5FW.

Theme 'Maldon characters'. Winning entries will be displayed at Maldon Library during the 2014 Maldon Art Trail from 27-09-2014 to 4-10-2014. Age groups: under 7 and 7-11. Closing date for entries 23-09-2014.

Full details: www.maldonarttrail.co.uk

Learn to stand up paddle!

Date: 1st May 2014 - 31st Oct 2014

Event type: Activities Afloat

Cost: Not known

Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation

Stand up paddle board riding is one of the fastest growing sports in the UK. Lessons available for beginners and more experienced boarders with BSUPA qualified & Approved instructors Anni & Mike. 18+ only.

Enquiries: 07597 094233 or Visit: www.frangipaniSUP.com Email: info@frangipaniSUP.com

Maldon in Bloom 2014

Date: 1st Feb 2014 - 23rd Dec 2014

Event type: Other events

Cost: FREE

Various locations around Maldon

Do you have some time to spare? Would you like to help make Maldon a more attractive town for residents and visitors?  If yes, then the Maldon in Bloom Working Group would welcome your help!

Information: Maldon Town Council 01621 857373 or Email: environment@maldontowncouncil.gov.uk

St Peter's-on- the-Wall Sunday Service

Date: 31st Aug 2014

Event type: Other events

Time: 18:30

Cost: Free

St. Peter's-on-the-Wall, Bradwell on Sea. CM0 7PN

Service led by Rev. Jonathan Evens

Viking Saga Cruise to the home of Radio Caroline

Date: 31st Aug 2014

Event type: Activities Afloat

Time: 13:45 - 16:45

Cost: Adults £20 O.A.P £18 Child £10

On the Quay between Promenade Park & The Hythe

The Viking Saga was one of the original boats that made trips to Radio Caroline in the 1960s.  Come and join us for a nostalgic cruise around the boat that rocked! Weather permitting.  Bar & toilets on board.

Enquiries: 01621 843334 or 07766 480793

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