Calendar of Events 2017

The museum stages other activities through out the year, information is obtainable from Facebook and Twitter buttons above, you do not require an account to access our pages

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January
February
March
April
1st New Year Crankup 12th Valentines Afternoon Tea 10th / 11th / 12th Disabled Access Day 2nd Antiques Fair
22nd Wassail

26th Cars & Coffee Meet

19th Science Sunday 16th Transport Fest

22nd Cars & Coffee Meet

  26th Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

23rd Cars & Coffee Meet

    26th Cars & Coffee Meet

 
May
June
July
August
14th Olde Tyme Rally 11th Japanese Auto Matsuri 15 / 16th Spirit of the Corn Festival

6th Bikemeet
28th FREE 4 KIDZ

18th Gentlemans Afternoon Tea 23rd Cars & Coffee Meet

10th DOT Theatre Company present Afternoon "Robin Hood" Evening "Emma"

28th Cars & Coffee Meet

25th Cars & Coffee Meet

  13th Classic VW & Vintage Fair

      27th Cars & Coffee Meet

September
October
November
December
3rd American & Custom Car Show 6th & 13th Model Village Illuminations 2nd Antiques Fair 10th Christmas Fayre
10th / 11th Heritage Weekend 8th Model Exhibition 26th Cars & Coffee Meet  
24th Steampunk Essesextraordinaire ll1 15th Antiques Fair    
24th Cars & Coffee Meet 22nd Cars & Coffee Meet    
  29th Halloween Spooky Science    

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.

2017 Exhibitor Application forms are now available on line via the Exhibitors and Contact Us drop down menus above as on line forms or in printable pdf format. Stall holders forms are only available in pdf format.

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 Tea Room OPEN Wednesday to Sunday...........Next events.....12th VALENTINES AFTERNOON TEA.......26th CARS & COFFEE MEET..................

 

Events Details 2017

Every Fourth Sunday in Month from January

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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

1st January

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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 £6.O0; Concessions £5.00; 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 STEAM and other oil / diesel engines will be running

22nd January

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Wassail

Traditional folk celebration in the museum grounds with Morris Dancing

FREE ENTRY

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides

'Astaria' model village open

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will NOT be run anOR other oil / diesel engines

12th February

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Valentines Day AFTERNOON TEA

Prior booking required 10.00am to 3.30pm 01621 843183 ask for Tearoom or

out of hours Clare 07854 701713

Afternoon Tea sittings at 2.00pm and 3.30pm

Adult £12:95; Children (5 to 15) £6:95 Children under 5 N/A.

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides

'Astaria' model village open

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

10th / 11th / 12th March

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DISABLED ACCESS DAY

FREE entry for disabled and careers, Adult £5:00; Concessions £4:50; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 5 FREE.

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides

'Astaria' model village open

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

19th March

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Science Sunday

Science and Magic wild and wonderfull demonsatrations by the Steampunk Scientist

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 AIR and other oil / diesel engines will be running

26th March

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Mothers Day AFTERNOON TEA

Prior booking required call museum 01621 843183 and ask for tearoom or

Clare 07854 701713 Free entry for Mothers

Afternoon Tea sittings at 2.00pm and 3.30pm

Adult £12:95; Children (5 to 15) £6:95 Children under 5 N/A

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides (extra charge applies)

'Astaria' model village open

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

2nd April

Models poster

 

Antiques Fair

Antique stalls inside and outside if the museum

Adult £3:00; Children under 15 FREE.

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides (extra charge applies)

'Astaria' model village open

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

16th April

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Transport Fest

Easter Show with Classic Cars, Miliatary Vehicles, stalls

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 STEAM and other oil / diesel engines will be running

14th May

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Olde Tyme Rally

Classic Cars,Stalls, Live Music,

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 STEAM and other oil / diesel engines will be running

28th May

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Free-4-Kids

Childrens activities

Adult £4:00; Children 15 and under FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides. One free ride per person with entrance ticket (extra charge applies for further rides)

'Astaria' model village open

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

11th June

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Japanese Auto Matsuri

Exhibition of classic Japanese cars and bikes, crafts and themed food stalls, Entertainment, music

Free children's craft section and hunt

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

18th June

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Gentlemans AFTERNOON TEA

Prior booking required 10.00am to 3.30pm 01621 843183 ask for Tearoom or

out of hours Clare 07854 701713

FREE entry for Fathers

Afternoon Tea sittings at 2.00pm and 3.30pm

Adult £15:95; Children (5 to 15) £7:50 Children under 5 N/A

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides

'Astaria' model village open

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

15th / 16th July

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Spirit of the Corn

Adult £5:00 per day £8:00 for weekend; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 5 FREE.

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

'Astaria' model village open

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

6th August

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Bikemeet

Classic Motorcycle show with stalls and 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 August

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DOT Theatre

2:30pm perfomance "ROBIN HOOD" 7:00pm performance "EMMA"

Adult TBA Tickets from Maldon Tourist Office 01621 856503

Miniature steam train NOT open for rides

'Astaria' model village open

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will NOT be running nor any other oil / diesel engines

13th August

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Classic VW Show

Classic VW Beetles & Campervans. Stalls, Music

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

3rd September

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American Car Show

American & Custom vehilcles, Stalls, Music

Adult £7:00; Concessions £6:00; Children £2:00

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

9th / 10th September

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Heritage Weekend

FREE ENTRY TO MUSEUM

Miniature steam train NOT open for rides

'Astaria' model village open SUNDAY only

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by AIR on SUNDAY only other oil / diesel engines will be running

24th September

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Steampunk Essextraordinaire 111

Victorian Science and fancy dress Music, Craft stalls, Workshops and stalls

Adult £6:00; Children £3:00 Children Advance tickets Adult £5:00 Children £2:00.

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

6th / 13th October

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Model Village Candlelit Evenings

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

Free entry to Model Village and to Tearoom for refreshments.

FREE ENTRY TO MUSEUM, Model Village and to Tearoom for refreshments .

Miniature steam train will be NOT be running

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

8th October

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Model Exhibition & Steam Day

Model railway layouts on display, model boats and much more

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

29th October

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Halloween Spooky Science

Spooky science show with our mad professor, hands onexperiments and crafts

Adult £6:00; Children (5 to 15) £3:00 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

15th October

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Antiques Fair

Antique stalls inside and outside if the museum

Adult £3:00; Children under 15 FREE.

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides (extra charge applies)

'Astaria' model village open

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

10th December

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Christmas Fayre

Come and meet SANTA in his Grotto, enjoy a miniature steam train ride and meander through our Christmas stalls and join in with our fun entertainment and childrens RIDES

Ticket prices 8.00 per person and includes a visit to SANTA with a GIFT for each child 12 years old and under, one FREE ride on our miniature railway and seasonal refreshments together with entry to the museum

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

'ASTARIA' model village and TEA ROOM open

Tickets must be pre booked from Maldon Tourist Information Centre:

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

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

 

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