Calendar of Events 2014

 
January
February
March
April
1st New Year Crankup   16th Science Sunday 6th Miniature Railway
    30th Antique Fair 20th Easter Show
       
May
June
July
August
4th Steam Day 1st Olde Tyme Rally 6th Miniature Railway 3rd Bikemeet
  15th Heavy Horse Show 13th Classic Camper Van & Vintage Show

14th DOT Theatre Company present "School for Husbands"

  21st SamStock Music, Comedy & Arts Festival    
September
October
November
December
7th American & Custom Car Show 5th Miniature Railway   7th Santa Special
13 / 14th Heritage Weekend 26th Vintage and Antique Fair    
Maldon Art Trail      

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 2014

NEXT EVENT.......... SUNDAY APRIL 20th..........EASTER SHOW........Miniature railway running and LILLESHALL pumping engine in Steam.........Tearoom and Museum OPEN Wednesday to Sunday.

 

20th April

 Easter poster

 

Easter Show

Display of classic vehicles and machinery, live music and craft stalls

Adult £6.00; Concessions; Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card) £5.00; Children five to fifteen £2:50. Children under five FREE.

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be in steam.

 

4th May  Steam Day poster
 

Lilleshall Steam Day

Adult £5.00; Concessions; Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card) £4.50; Children five to fifteen £2:50. Children under five FREE.

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be in steam.

 

1st June

 Olde Tyme Rally poster

 

Olde Tyme Rally

Including a display of traction engines, agricultural equipment, vintage vehicles, stationary engines, craft stalls and bouncy castle for the children.

Adult £6.00; Concessions; Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card) £5.00; Children five to fifteen £2:50. Children under five FREE.

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be running on compressed air

 

15th June

 

 

Heavy Horse Show

Annual East Essex Heavy Horse Society Show. Arena displays of working horses, dogs and tractors. Live music and country craft stalls.

Several breeds of heavy horses, craft stalls, working dogs and vintage tractors

Adult £8.00; Concessions; Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card) £6.00; Children £5.00.

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be in steam.

 

21st June

 

 

SamStock Music, Comedy & Arts Festival

New event for the museum with fun for all the family.

All day festival 10am to 10pm with music on two stages including childrens Magical Kingdoms tent

Headliners are TOPLOADER, SCARLETTS ROSES, NEXT OF KIN and VINCE FREEMAN

Tickets from   www.essex-live.co.uk  or  Telephone  0843 208 0628

Adults £29.50 Concessions and 11 to 18 years £17.50 4 to 10 years £10 under 4 FREE

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be running on compressed air

6th July

 

 

Miniature Railway Train Rides

Free entry for Tearoom and entry to grounds for miniature railway. Extra charge for entry to museum.

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will NOT be running

 

13th July

 Classic Campervan poster

  Classic Campervan & Vintage Fair

Trade stands, Vintage stalls & Food stalls

Beer tent and live music from "Last Chance" "Deep Covers" "Issie" "Croud Surfers" "TV175"

Adult £6.00; Concessions; Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card) £5.00; Children five to fifteen £3.00. Children under five FREE.

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be in steam

 

3rd August

 Bikemeet poster

 

Bikemeet

All classes welcome: Veteran, Vintage, Classics, Trials, Scooters, etc.  Trophies for several classes.

Arena display. Trials bikes/combinations riding demonstrations. Live band, beer tent, bike stalls, bouncy castle. Trade stands welcome -  Go to web-site for contacts/entry details.

Click here for further details

Adult £6.00; Concessions; Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card) £5.00; Children five to fifteen £2:50. Children under five FREE.

Open for Club camping overnight Saturday £5

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be running on compressed air

 

14th August

 DOT Theatre Company

 

DOT Theatre Company

Return of the company with an open air performance of "SCHOOL FOR HUSBANDS"

Adult £12.00 (in advance) £14.00 (on the door); Children under fourteen £8.00.

Tickets available from Maldon Tourist Offrice 01621 856503 and DOT web site.

Gates open 7pm for 7:30pm start Tea room open for light refreshments

Miniature steam train and "Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will NOT be running

 

7th September

 American Car Show poster

 

American & Custom Car Show

Show featuring classic American cars together with an auto jumble with music & family entertainment.

Adult £6.00; Concessions; Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card) £5.00; Children five to fifteen £2:50. Children under five FREE.

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be running on compressed air

 

13th & 14th September

  Heritage Weekend

FREE ENTRY to the museum

Miniature steam train will be running on SUNDAY ONLY (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be running on compressed air on the 14th

 

September / October

  Sculpture Trail

Part of Maldon Art Trail which takes place 28th September to 5th October

Free entry to view exhibits in the grounds and visit the Steam Pump Tea Room. A charge is made for entrance to museum and inside exhibits

Click here

 

5th October

 Steam day poster

 

Lilleshall Steam Day

Adult £5.00; Concessions; Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card) £4.50; Children five to fifteen £2:50. Children under five FREE.

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be in steam.

 

26th October

 

Vintage and Antiques Fair

Stalls selling a wide range of antiques and collectables

Adult £2.50; (£3.00 between 9am and 10am) Concessions; Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card) £2.00; Children FREE.

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine, belt driven work shop and other oil / diesel engines will NOT be running

 

7th December

Santa

 

Santa Special

Miniature steam train 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. (Watch for further details on this website and in local press.

"Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be running on compressed air

Adult or child 8 each (which includes gift and refreshments). We are not able to carry children under one year of age.

Entry to museum for non tickets holders £2.50 includes a cup of tea and cake.

Click here for further details

Events Details 2015

1st January 2015

 

 
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 running on compressed air

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