What’s on in Essex this weekend… (1)
Another Bank Holiday, and there’s so much happening this weekend that it's actually difficult to choose. So here are a few ideas for all the family.
Sheep Shearing at Old MacDonalds Farm, Weald Road, Brentwood on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th May. Children can find out how the sheep loose their winter coats.
Late May Morris in Hatfield Forest on Saturday 24th May at 12:00pm Celebrate May and the traditional start of summer with a meeting of Morris dancers hosted by the Doodle Oak Morris side.
Spy Kids at the Royal Gunpowder Mills in Waltham Abbey from Saturday 24th May to Sunday 1st June. Children can wear their best disguise to break codes, go undercover, foil espionage and reveal double-agents.
Jousting with The Knights of Royal England at Hedingham Castle, Castle Hedingham on Sunday 25th and Monday 26th May The Royal England return to Hedingham to recreate the classic Tourney in front of the Keep,
Kings and Queens Academy at Audley End House and Gardens from Sunday 25th until Friday 30th May. Join in a right royal welcome at Audley End as they teach you to avoid the pitfalls of palace life and impress the King and Queen
Cooksmill Green Church & Garden Open Day at Cooksmill Green CM1 3SH on Monday 26th May. A chance to visit a beautiful English country garden in the heart of the Essex countryside.
This weeks musical offering for an evening out are two very different events. There’s Sing-a-long-a-Grease at Harlow Playhouse on Friday 23rd May with a fully interactive screening of the classic film with on-screen subtitles Will you be Sandy? At the other end of the musical spectrum is Albion Fields at Saffron Hall, Audley End Road, Saffron Walden on Saturday 24th May which traces four major British composers’ responses to landscape and national identity.
For more information please visit the Essex Days Out website.