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Calendar of Events 2015

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January
February
March
April
1st New Year Crankup & Book Fair   14th & 15th Mothers Day Cream Teas 5th Transport Fest
   15th Antique Fair  
    22nd Science Sunday  
May
June
July
August
3rd Steam Day & Garden Show 14th Heavy Horse Show 6th Miniature Railway 9th Bikemeet
31st Olde Tyme Rally 21st Fathers Day 18th Lions Family Fun Day

13th DOT Theatre Company present "Northanger Abbey"

  28th Classic Camper van & Vintage Show 30th UK Mega Essex Geocashe Hunt  
September
October
November
December
6th American & Custom Car Show 2nd & 9th Model Village Illuminations   6th Santa Special
12th / 13th Heritage Weekend with Book & Craft Fair 4th Steam Day & Model exhibition   13th Winter Wonderland
Maldon Art Trail 25th Vintage and Antique Fair    
18th & 25th Model Village Illuminations 31st Halloween and Big Draw    

General Information

All events start at 10 a.m. and finish at 5 p.m. unless otherwise stated, entrance fees are as shown against each event

The miniature railway is run on event days, for which an additional charge is made. However, the Directors reserve the right to replace the miniature steam engine with a diesel engine as and when circumstances may demand. The 'Model Village' will be open during miniature railway running.

"Marshall" the Lilleshall triple-expansion steam pumping engine will only run at events where it is indicated below.

For all events the Steam Pump Tearoom will be open serving quality refreshments.

Application forms for stallholders and exhibitors wishing to attend events can be found via the ‘Contact' screen.

Private Hire

Some indoor facilities are available for hire to groups and individuals. In addition the museum has a quiet, level and secluded three-acre field which can be hired out to appropriate groups and organisations for example for weddings and private functions. For details of availability contact the museum manager via the contact page.

Forthcoming


Events Details 2015

Museum and Tearoom CLOSED until February 1st except........ NEW YEARS DAY 1st January......CRANK UP

 

1st January

  New Years Day Crank Up and Book Fair

Adult £4.50; Concessions; Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card) £4.00; Children under fifteen: £2:00.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be run by compressed air

 

 

14th / 15th March

Vintage & antiques Show poster

 

Mothers Day Cream Teas

Linked with Vintage and Antiques Fair on 15th

PRE BOOK up to 24 hours in advance £10:00 per person;

Telephone 07777661477 or e-mail events@museumofpower.org.uk

 

 

15th March

Vintage & antiques Show poster

 

Vintage and Antiques Fair

Stalls selling a wide range of antiques and collectables

Delicious breakfasts, mid morning snacks, lunches and "probably the best cakes in Maldon" are available in the Steam Pump Tearoom

Adult £2.50; (£3.00 between 9am and 10am); Children FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine and other oil / diesel engines will NOT be running

 

22nd March

Science Sunday

 

Science Sunday

Facinating mad science demonstrationsand childrens activities take plce through out the day with

PLASMA PENNY

Adult £5:00; Senior £4:50; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air

 

5th April

Transport Fest

 

Transport Fest

"Marshall" large pumping engine in steam with displays of classic vehicles and machinery. Live music, craft stalls and Model Village

Delicious breakfasts, mid morning snacks, lunches and "robably the best cakes in Maldon" are available in the Steam Pump Tearoom

Adult £6:00; Senior £5:00; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air

 

3rd May

Steam Day

 

Steam Day & Garden Show

Stalls selling plants and garden equipment

Adult £5:00; Senior £4:50; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

31st May

Old Tyme Rally

 

Old Tyme Rally

Classic vehicle and agricultral displays, craft stalls,live music

Adult £6:00; Senior £5:00; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air with other oil / diesel engines

 

14th June

Heavy Horse Show

 

Heavy Horse Show

Museum hosts the annual East Essex Heavy Horse Society show

Attractions include area displays of working horses and dogs. Live music, country craft stalls and displays of vintage tractors.

Adult £8:00; Senior £6:00; Children £4:00

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

21st June

Fathers Day

 

Fathers Day

 

Adult ????; Senior £????; Children (5 to 15) £???? Children under 2 FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

28th June

Classic Camper Van

 

Classic Campervan & Vintage Show

Displays of classic camper vans, vintage stalls and trade stands.

Adult £6:00; Senior £5:00; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

18th July

Vintage & antiques Show poster

 

Lions Family Day

Plenty of fun and activities for all the family with fashion and music through the ages, stalls, childrens entertainment and live music

Stalls selling plants and garden equipment

Adult prices to be advised Gates open at 12pm.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

30th July

Vintage & antiques Show poster

 

UK Mega Essex Geocache Hunt & Teddy Bears Picnic

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running

Adult ????; Senior £????; Children (5 to 15) £???? Children under 2 FREE.

 

9th August

Bike Meet

 

Bikemeet

Classic, historic and race motor cycles, trial riding display

Adult £6:00; Senior £5:00; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

Thursday 13th August

Vintage & antiques Show poster

 

"Nortanger Abbey" DOT Theatre Company

Open air theatre production

Adult £12:00 ( in advance); £14 on the door Children (5 tunder 14) £8:00 gates open 7pm for 7:30pm TEAROOM OPEN for refreshments

TICKETS from Maldon Tourist Office 01621 856503 and DOT website

Miniature steam train & "Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine and other oil / diesel engines will NOT be running

 

6th September

American Car Show

 

American Car Show

Classic American & custom cars, stalls,live music and family entertainment

Adult £6:00; Senior £5:00; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

12th/ 13th September

Heritage Weekend

 

Heritage Weekend with Book Sale & Craft Fair

Take advantage of FREE entry to the museum and visit the Edwardian belt driven work-shop

Adult £5:00; Senior £4:50; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides SUNDAY only (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

FRIDAYS 18th / 25th September

and 2nd / 9th October

Model Village

 

Astaria Candlelit Illuminations

Model Village will be illuminated with hundreds of lights on the following Fridays.

Free entry to Model Village and to Tearoom for refreshments.

A charge is made for entry to the museum.

18th and 25th September 6pm to 8pm

2nd and 9th October 6pm to 8pm

Miniature steam train will be NOT be running

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine and other oil / diesel engines will NOT be running

 

4th October

Steam Day

 

Steam Day & Model Exhibition

Model railway layouts on display, model boats and much more

Adult £5:00; Senior £4:50; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

September / October

Vintage & antiques Show poster

 

Maldon Arts Trail

FREE entry to grounds and Tearoom to see the sculptures

A charge is made for entry to museum

 

25th October

Vintage & antiques Show poster

 

Vintage and Antiques Fair

Stalls selling a wide range of antiques and collectables

Delicious breakfasts, mid morning snacks, lunches and "probably the best cakes in Maldon" are available in the Steam Pump Tearoom

Adult £2.50; (£3.00 between 9am and 10am); Children FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

31st October

Vintage & antiques Show poster

 

Halloween

Childrens activities

Adult £5:00; Senior £4:50; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

6th December

Santa

 

Santa Special

Miniature steam train open for rides to see Father Christmas with a present for children included in the cost. This fantastic event can only be pre-booked from Maldon Tourist Office (telephone 01621 856503). It is recommended that you book early. TICKETS ON SALE from OCTOBER.

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air

Adult or child 10:00 each (which includes gift and refreshments). We are not able to carry children under one year of age.

Tearoom open to non ticket holders for light refreshments.

Click here for further details

13th December

Vintage & antiques Show poster

 

Winter Wonderland

Childrens activities

Adult ????; Senior £????; Children (5 to 15) £???? Children under 2 FREE.

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

Events Details 2016

1st January 2016

 

 
New Years Day Crank Up

Adult £4.50; Concessions; Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card) £4.00; Children under fifteen: £2:00.

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be run by compressed air

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