JANUARY

21st
CHARACTER BREAKFAST
Colchester Zoo CO3 0SL

24th - 3rd
HAIRSPRAY
Mercury Theatre, Colchester CO1 1PT 

25th - 28th
PUSS IN BOOTS
West Cliff Theatre, Clacton CO15 1LE

27th
OPTICS DAY
Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre, Colchester CO2 0EU


FEBRUARY

7th - 10th
COLCHESTER WINTER ALE FESTIVAL Colchester Arts Centre CO1 1NF 

13th
MONEY! MONEY! MONEY! 
Colchester Castle Museum CO1 1UG 

 Colchester Castle Museum -  Source

Colchester Castle Museum - Source

17th
THE BIG SEA DIP! 
Batemans Tower, Brightlingsea CO15 1SE


MARCH

10th
CIRCUS OF HORRORS - VOODOO
Charter Hall, Colchester CO1 1YH 

11th
MOTHERS DAY TEA
Museum of Power, Langford CM9 6QA

17th
BRITISH SCIENCE WEEK: MARVELLOUS MAGNETS
Hollytrees Museum, Colchester CO1 1UG 

24th - 25th
DEAR ZOO
West Cliff Theatre, Clacton CO15 1LE 


APRIL

 

30th - 15th
EASTER HOLIDAYS
Colchester Zoo CO3 0SL

2nd
EASTER SUNDAY LUNCHTIME CRUISE Topsail Charters, Maldon CM9 5HN

 Topsail Charters - Source

Topsail Charters - Source

11th
FANTASTIC FOSSILS! 
Colchester Natural History Museum
CO1 1DN

28th
STARGAZING
Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre, Colchester CO2 0EU

MAY

4th - 7th
SPRING CRAFT FAIR
Hyde Hall, Chelmsford CM3 8ET 

 Hyde Hall -  Source

Hyde Hall - Source

12th
SPRING FAYRE
Frinton Crossing Cottage Garden,
Frinton-on-Sea, CO13 9JT
 

19th - 20th
WILDLIFE WEEKEND
Hyde Hall, Chelmsford CM3 8ET

25th
SWAN LAKE - VIENNA FESTIVAL BALLET
Princes Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea CO15 1SE

26th - 27th
CAMERA OBSCURA
Jaywick Martello Tower CO15 2LF

26th - 27th
MERSEA ISLAND FOOD AND
DRINK FESTIVAL

Essex Outdoors, Colchester CO5 8SX


JUNE

9th - 10th
MIND BODY SPIRIT FESTIVAL
Chelmsford City Racecourse CM3 1QP

9th - 10th
ROSE WEEKEND
Hyde Hall, Chelmsford CM3 8ET

17th
FATHERS DAY AFTERNOON TEA
Museum of Power, Langford CM9 6QA

21st - 1st
HARWICH FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
Across Harwich


JULY

14th - 15th
STOUR SAILING CLUB REGATTA
Quay Street, Manningtree CO11 1AU

15th
COLCHESTER RACE FOR LIFE
Town Centre, Colchester CO1 1TJ

 Race For Life -  Source

Race For Life - Source

20th - 21st
BEER AND SAUSAGE FESTIVAL
Town Centre, Manningtree CO11 1AJ

21st
MALDON CARNIVAL AND SUMMER FETE Promenade Park, Maldon CM9 5JQ

29th
HARWICH SEA FESTIVAL
AND LIFEBOAT DAY

Harwich Quay CO12 3HB

AUGUST

1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
MAD SCIENCE AND ART SUMMER FUN
Museum of Power, Langford CM9 6QA

4th
MALDON CARNIVAL
High Street, Maldon CM9 4PZ

4th - 25th (Various dates)
THE SUMMER SHOW 2018
West Cliff Theatre, Clacton CO15 1LE

11th - 19th
CLACTON CARNIVAL
Across Clacton

18th - 19th
MALDON SMOKE AND FIRE FESTIVAL Promenade Park, Maldon CM9 5JQ

19th
CLASSIC VW AND VINTAGE FAIR
Museum of Power, Langford CM9 6QA

23rd - 24th
CLACTON AIRSHOW
Clacton Seafront CO15 1NW

 Clacton Airshow - Source

Clacton Airshow - Source


SEPTEMBER

1st
INVASION COLCHESTER
Town Centre, Colchester CO1 1TJ

2nd
AMERICAN CAR SHOW
Museum of Power, Langford CM9 6QA

22nd
MALDON REGATTA 2018
Hythe Quay, Maldon CM9 5HN

20th - 21st
MIND BODY SPIRIT FESTIVAL
Marks Tey Village Hall, Colchester CO6 1EJ


OCTOBER

5th - 7th
HARWICH INTERNATIONAL SEA SHANTY FESTIVAL
Across Harwich

27th
HARWICH GUY CARNIVAL
Ainger Road, Harwich CO12 4TS


NOVEMBER

4th
HALLOWEEN SPOOKY SCIENCE
Museum of Power, Langford CM9 6QA

7th
LITTLE ACORNS GARDENING
AND CRAFT CLUB

Hyde Hall, Chelmsford CM3 8ET


DECEMBER

9th
CHRISTMAS FAYRE
Museum of Power, Langford CM9 6QA

9th
LUNCHTIME CAROLS
United Reformed Church, Maldon CM9 5PZ

23rd - 24th
A CHRISTMAS CAROL BY CANDLELIGHT
Colchester Arts Centre CO1 1NF