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School Holiday Events 2022

School Holiday Events 2022

Check out what's on throughout the school holidays in Essex with these family friendly, half term & summer holiday activities and events.

Check out what's on throughout the school holidays in Essex with these family friendly, half term & summer holiday activities and events.

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3

Aug 2022

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Pride & Prejudice
3 August 2022
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Halstead
Hedingham Castle

10

Aug 2022

The Three Musketeers
10 August 2022
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Halstead
Hedingham Castle

15

Aug 2022

Outdoor Theatre at Hylands: Rapunzel
15 August 2022
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Chelmsford
Hylands House and Estate

15

Aug 2022

Outdoor Theatre at Hylands: Rapunzel
15 August 2022
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Chelmsford
Hylands House and Estate

18

Aug 2022

Dinosaurs in the Park
18 August 2022 - 4 September 2022
10:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Chelmsford
Hylands House and Estate

21

Aug 2022

Classic & Vintage Car Show
21 August 2022
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Halstead
Hedingham Castle

22

Aug 2022

Adventure Cinema presents Mamma Mia!
22 August 2022
08:45 PM - 10:35 PM
Halstead
Hedingham Castle

23

Aug 2022

Outdoor Theatre at Hylands: As You Like It
23 August 2022
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Chelmsford
Hylands House and Estate

23

Aug 2022

Adventure Cinema presents West Side Story
23 August 2022
08:45 PM - 11:25 PM
Halstead
Hedingham Castle

28

Aug 2022

Knights of Arkley Joust
28 August 2022 - 29 August 2022
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Halstead
Hedingham Castle

22

Jul 2022

Summer Holidays at Colchester Zoo
22 July 2022 - 31 August 2022
09:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Colchester
Colchester Zoo

23

Jul 2022

A Very Victorian Weekend at Audley End
23 July 2022 - 24 July 2022
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saffron Walden
Audley End House and Gardens

24

Jul 2022

Peppa Pig and George visit the Epping Ongar Railway
24 July 2022
Epping
Epping Ongar Railway

27

Jul 2022

Fun Family Farm Tours @ Blackwater Alpacas & Pygmy Goats
27 July 2022 - 31 August 2022
Braintree
Blackwater Alpacas & Pygmy Goats

6

Aug 2022

Maldon Carnival 2022
6 August 2022
02:15 PM - 03:30 PM
Maldon
Maldon Carnival Ltd

6

Aug 2022

Festival of Wheels 2022
6 August 2022 - 7 August 2022
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Ipswich
Motorshow Events

7

Aug 2022

Come and See PAW Patrol at Epping Ongar Railway
7 August 2022
Epping
Epping Ongar Railway

11

Aug 2022

Pride & Prejudice performed by This is my Theatre
11 August 2022
07:00 PM
Colchester
Tymperleys

13

Aug 2022

Food & Drink Festival 2022
13 August 2022 - 14 August 2022
10:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Wickford
Meadow Croft Garden Centre

14

Aug 2022

Dinosaurs at the Railway
14 August 2022
Epping
Epping Ongar Railway

23

Aug 2022

An Elephant in the Garden
23 August 2022 - 31 August 2022
02:00 PM
Frinton on Sea
Frinton Summer Theatre

25

Aug 2022

Clacton Airshow 2022
25 August 2022 - 26 August 2022
Clacton on Sea
Clacton Airshow

27

Aug 2022

Day Out With Thomas 2022
27 August 2022 - 29 August 2022
Colchester
East Anglian Railway Museum

28

Aug 2022

Come and See Hey Duggee
28 August 2022 - 29 August 2022
Epping
Epping Ongar Railway

28

Aug 2022

Victorian Horses of Audley End
28 August 2022 - 29 August 2022
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saffron Walden
Audley End House and Gardens

2

Sep 2022

BBC Gardeners’ World Autumn Fair
2 September 2022 - 4 September 2022
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Saffron Walden
Audley End House and Gardens

22

Oct 2022

Halloween Special 2022
22 October 2022 - 31 October 2022
Saffron Walden
Audley End Miniature Railway

22

Oct 2022

Halloween Half Term at Audley End
22 October 2022 - 30 October 2022
10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Saffron Walden
Audley End House and Gardens

26

Oct 2022

Fright Week at Epping Ongar Railway
26 October 2022 - 30 October 2022
Epping
Epping Ongar Railway

29

Oct 2022

Day Out With Thomas 2022
29 October 2022 - 30 October 2022
Colchester
East Anglian Railway Museum

Summer Holidays at Colchester Zoo

Colchester Zoo
Maldon Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 0SL - Map Directions
22 July 2022 - 31 August 2022 , 09:30 AM until 06:00 PM
2022-07-22 2022-08-31
Visit Colchester Zoo this Summer for a fantastic day out with all the family!
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A Very Victorian Weekend at Audley End

Audley End House and Gardens
Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JF - Map Directions
23 July 2022 - 24 July 2022 , 10:00 AM until 05:00 PM
2022-07-23 2022-07-24
Join us for a jam-packed Victorian extravaganza of family fun and experience history first hand.
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Peppa Pig and George visit the Epping Ongar Railway

Epping Ongar Railway
Station Road, North Weald Bassett, Epping, Essex CM16 6BW - Map Directions
24 July 2022
2022-07-24 2022-07-24
The ever-popular Peppa Pig and George make a visit to the Epping Ongar Railway.
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Fun Family Farm Tours @ Blackwater Alpacas & Pygmy Goats

Blackwater Alpacas & Pygmy Goats
Cut Hedge Lane, Bradwell, Braintree, Essex CM77 8FR - Map Directions
27 July 2022 - 31 August 2022
2022-07-27 2022-08-31
On set dates over the School Summer holidays, we are hosting our Fun Family Farm tours again. These experiences must be pre-booked.
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Maldon Carnival 2022

Maldon Carnival Ltd
High Street, Maldon, Essex CM9 5PN - Map Directions
6 August 2022 , 02:15 PM until 03:30 PM
2022-08-06 2022-08-06
The Carnival Procession will be held on Saturday 6th August 2022. The Procession lines up in Cross Road which will be closed to traffic from 11.00am. The Procession starts at 2.15pm from the junction of Fambridge Road and Cross Road.
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Festival of Wheels 2022

Motorshow Events
Trinity Park Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, Suffolk IP3 8UH - Map Directions
6 August 2022 - 7 August 2022 , 10:00 AM until 05:00 PM
2022-08-06 2022-08-07
The Big Family Weekend with Camping.
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Come and See PAW Patrol at Epping Ongar Railway

Epping Ongar Railway
Station Road, North Weald Bassett, Epping, Essex CM16 6BW - Map Directions
7 August 2022
2022-08-07 2022-08-07
Your favourite characters from PAW Patrol are visiting the Epping Ongar Railway!
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Pride & Prejudice performed by This is my Theatre

Tymperleys
Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1JN - Map Directions
11 August 2022 , 07:00 PM
2022-08-11 2022-08-11
Join This is my Theatre at Tymperleys for their production of Pride and Prejudice in our lovely Garden.
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Food & Drink Festival 2022

Meadow Croft Garden Centre
Meadow Croft Garden Centre, Woodham Road, Battlesbridge, Wickford, Essex SS11 7QU - Map Directions
13 August 2022 - 14 August 2022 , 10:00 AM until 08:00 PM
2022-08-13 2022-08-14
Treat yourself to a perfect foodie day out. With over 30 stalls, we host a selection of some of the finest artisan food & drink suppliers we can find, many of which are based locally.
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Dinosaurs at the Railway

Epping Ongar Railway
Station Road, North Weald Bassett, Epping, Essex CM16 6BW - Map Directions
14 August 2022
2022-08-14 2022-08-14
Come and meet the roaring, walking dinosaur - he's normally very friendly, except when hungry! Plus meet the baby dinosaurs on board the train!
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An Elephant in the Garden

Frinton Summer Theatre
The McGrigor Hall The Big Top Greensward Tent, Frinton on Sea, Essex CO13 9EB - Map Directions
23 August 2022 - 31 August 2022 , 02:00 PM
2022-08-23 2022-08-31
By Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Simon Reade. EXPECT: a moving one-woman show about two people and an elephant fleeing their home during the bombing of Dresden.
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Clacton Airshow 2022

Clacton Airshow
West Greensward, Clacton on Sea, Essex CO15 1XB - Map Directions
25 August 2022 - 26 August 2022
2022-08-25 2022-08-26
Join us over two days and enjoy thrilling flight displays and spectacular twilight flights (Thursday only) in the skies over Clacton’s stunning seafront as well as a host of ground events on the West Greensward!
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Day Out With Thomas 2022

East Anglian Railway Museum
Chappel Station, Wakes Colne, Colchester, Essex CO6 2DS - Map Directions
27 August 2022 - 29 August 2022
2022-08-27 2022-08-29
Peep peep! Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun at The East Anglian Railway Museum.
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Come and See Hey Duggee

Epping Ongar Railway
Station Road, North Weald Bassett, Epping, Essex CM16 6BW - Map Directions
28 August 2022 - 29 August 2022
2022-08-28 2022-08-29
Calling all squirrels! Hey Duggee is one of the happiest, most fun shows on kids TV and the Epping Ongar Railway is delighted that it’s huggable star, Duggee, will visit us for the for the first time at the end of August.
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Victorian Horses of Audley End

Audley End House and Gardens
Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JF - Map Directions
28 August 2022 - 29 August 2022 , 10:00 AM until 05:00 PM
2022-08-28 2022-08-29
Take in the thrilling spectacle of Victorian skill as Audley End’s amazing animals soar, gallop and prance through the house’s beautiful grounds.
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BBC Gardeners’ World Autumn Fair

Audley End House and Gardens
Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JF - Map Directions
2 September 2022 - 4 September 2022 , 10:00 AM until 05:00 PM
2022-09-02 2022-09-04
Enjoy a line-up of expert talks and live music, as well as gather garden inspiration and shop for plants to take home.
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Halloween Special 2022

Audley End Miniature Railway
Audley End Road, Audley End, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JB - Map Directions
22 October 2022 - 31 October 2022
2022-10-22 2022-10-31
Your fang-tastic experience will begin at the station where our station masters will board you upon our Halloween express. Chugging deep into the Estate Woodland you will arrive at the witches’ house and be greeted by the coven of witches...
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Halloween Half Term at Audley End

Audley End House and Gardens
Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex CB11 4JF - Map Directions
22 October 2022 - 30 October 2022 , 10:00 AM until 04:00 PM
2022-10-22 2022-10-30
Gather your little monsters for a ghoulishly good day out at Audley End this half term. Follow the trail to solve creepy clues and gather round to listen to spooky stories.
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Fright Week at Epping Ongar Railway

Epping Ongar Railway
North Weald Station, Station Road, North Weald Bassett, Epping, Essex CM16 6BT - Map Directions
26 October 2022 - 30 October 2022
2022-10-26 2022-10-30
Dress up in your scariest outfit and join our full size ghost train as we promise some Halloween fun!
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Day Out With Thomas 2022

East Anglian Railway Museum
Chappel Station, Wakes Colne, Colchester, Essex CO6 2DS - Map Directions
29 October 2022 - 30 October 2022
2022-10-29 2022-10-30
Peep peep! Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun at The East Anglian Railway Museum.
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