Calendar of Events 2016

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January
February
March
April
1st New Year Crankup 14th My Vintage Valentine 6th Mothers Pampering Sessions 10th Antiques Fair

17th Cars & Coffee Meet

21st Cars & Coffee Meet

20th Science Sunday

17th Cars & Coffee Meet

   

20th Cars & Coffee Meet

23rd This England SOLD OUT
    27th Transportfest  
May
June
July
August
22nd Olde Tyme Rally 12th Japanese Car & Bike Show

17th Cars & Coffee Meet 1st Anniversary Show

7th Bikemeet

15th Cars & Coffee Meet

19th Fathers Day  

11th DOT Theatre Company present "The Importance Of Being Earnest"

 

19th Cars & Coffee Meet

 

21st Cars & Coffee Meet

 

26th FREE 4 KIDZ

 

21st Barleycorn Fayre

September
October
November
December
3rd / 4th American & Custom Car Show 7th & 14th Model Village Illuminations 20th Cars & Coffee Meet 11th Christmas Fayre
10th / 11th Heritage Weekend 4th Model Exhibition   18th Cars & Coffee Meet
17th to 2nd October Maldon Art Trail 23rd Antiques Fair    
18th Steampunk Essesextraordinaire ll 16th Cars & Coffee Meet    
18th Cars & Coffee Meet

30th Halloween

   

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 open for Steam train rides at many but not all of our main events. If you are planning a train ride then please see the Running dates. An additional charge is made for the ride. However, we reserve the right to replace the miniature steam engine with a diesel engine as and when operational circumstances may demand. Children under one year old cannot be carried.

The 'Model Village' will be open on First Sunday in the month as well as dates shown below and on its web page found by clicking on the red text.

"Marshall" the Lilleshall triple-expansion steam pumping engine will only RUN at events where shown below.

For all events the STEAM PUMP TEAROOM will be open serving quality refreshments.

2016 Application forms are now available for stallholders and exhibitors wishing to attend events and can be found via the ‘Exhibitors' screen above

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



.........Museum and Tearoom OPEN.......Wednesday to Sunday.... Next events.....September 4th....AMERICAN CAR SHOW.......10th & 11th.... HERITAGE WEEKEND....18th....STEAMPUNK ESSEXTRAORDINAIRE ll....CARS & COFFEE MEET........

 

Events Details 2016

Every Third Sunday in Month

Coffee cars poster

 

Cars and Coffee Meet

Third Sunday in each month 9am to 1pm

Come along and join our monthly enthusiasts meet. Bring along your classic or modern vehicles together with anything of interest

Steam Pump Tea Room open serving breakfasts, hot/cold food, home make cakes and refreshments

Unless shown below otherwise the Miniature steam train will NOT be runniing for train rides and "Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will NOT be running, other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

First Sunday of the Month

Model Village

 

Astaria Model Village

Free entry to Model Village and Tearoom for refreshments on non paying event days.

A charge is made for entry to the museum.

Miniature steam train and "Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine and other oil / diesel engines will NOT BE RUNNING unless indicated below

 

7th August

BIKE poster

 

Bikemeet

Classic vintage, race & touring displays bike show. Club stands & stalls. Trials demonstrations. Best in class competition. Live band

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

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

'Astaria' model village open

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

 

11th August

DOT poster

 

"The Importance Of Being Earnest" DOT Theatre Company

Open air theatre production in the splendour of our gardens

Adult £12:00 ( in advance); £15 on the door

Performance starts at 7:30pm Gates open 5:30pm

Pre theatre dinners / drinks (pre-booking essential) and interval drinks available at the Steam Pump Tea Room

TICKETS from:

Maldon Tourist Office 01621 856503 Museum of Power 01621 843183 and DOT website

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

 

21st August

BARLEYCORN poster

 

Barleycorn Fayre

Folk Music, Farmer's Market, Talks & Workshops, Country Crafts, Nature & Ecology and Green Spirituality, Heritage Agricultural Machinery

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

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

'Astaria' model village open

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

 

4th September

AMERICAN poster

 

American Car Show

Car Cruise through Maldon on 3rd

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

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

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

'Astaria' model village open

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

 

10th / 11th September

Heritage Weekend

 

Heritage Weekend

Take advantage of FREE ENTRY to the museum with a Book sale. Farleigh Hospice crafts stall. Steam Pump Tea Room open and visit the Edwardian belt driven work-shop

Miniature steam train will be NOT be running

'Astaria' model village open SUNDAY only

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

 

17th September to

2nd October

Maldon Art Trail

 

Maldon Art Trail

The Maldon Art trail is an annual event showcasing the work of artists in the windows of a variety of businesses in and around the town of Maldon

As well as this, a collection of 3D art will be displayed within the beautiful grounds of the museum as part of the trail

For more "Details"

 

18th September

Steampunk

 

Steampunk Essextraordinaire ll

Explore the spendid world of "Steampunk"

Featuring Steampunk Craft Stalls, Music Hall,Victorian Swing Boats, Entertainments Burlesque, Live Music, Music Hall Magic and Theatre Talks and Workshops and More

Refreshments including Cream Teas, Baked Potatoes, Traditional Bangers and Real Ale Live Music

Adult £6:00; Children (5 to 15) £2:50 Children under 5 FREE.

Tickets are available in advance from Maldon Tourist Information Centre: 01621 856 503

As well as at the museum on the day

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

'Astaria' model village open

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

 

7th & 14th October

6pm to 8pm

Model Village

 

Astaria Candlelight Evenings

Magical evenings in our Model Village for the children with over 400 candlelit lanterns. Fairy, Elves and Pirates craft station in the Museum (small fee applies) on Fridays dates to the left.

Free entry to Model Village and to Tearoom for refreshments.

A charge is made for entry to the museum.

Miniature steam train will be NOT be running

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

 

9th October

Models poster

 

Model Transport Exhibition

Model railway layouts on display, model boats and much more

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

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

'Astaria' model village open

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

 

23rd 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

Admission £3:00 Children 15 and under FREE

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides

'Astaria' model village open

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

 

30th October

Halloween Show poster

 

Halloween Spooky Science Day

Childrens Hands On activities with Halloween fun, Story Teller and Wacky Demonstations

Adult £6:00; Concessions £5:00; Children (5 to 15) £2:50 Children under 5 FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

'Astaria' model village open

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

 

11th December

Christmas Fayre

 

Christmas Fayre

Come and meet SANTA,

Enjoy a minature steam train ride and meander through our Christmas stalls and join in with our fun entertainment

Ticket prices below include one ride on our miniature railway

Visit Santa and receive a gift for each child including refreshments £tba each or:

Train ride for non Santa Ticket holders £1:00 each or 6 rides for £5:00 (Available on the day)

Tickets must be pre booked and are now on sale from Maldon Tourist Information Centre:

Tel 01621 856 503 (a small booking charge may be added)

'Astaria' model village open

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

 

 

Christmas & New Year

Closing Friday 23rd December and reopening Friday 1st February

Open NEW YEARS DAY for CRANK UP (see below)

 

Events Details 2017

1st January

 

 
New Years Day Crank Up

Come and join us at the Museum of Power in Langford and 'Crank Up the New Year'. See our Power Machines and 1920's Belt Driven Workshop in Action. See 'Marshall' the Largest Steam Engine in Essex at Work. Have a ride on our ever popular Miniature Steam Railway. Come and see the only Model Village in Essex. Browse our Book Fair.  Steam Pump Tea Room open

Adult £4.50; Concessions £4.00; Children five to fifteen: £2:00; Children under five: Free.

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies)

'Astaria' model village open

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

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