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Essex Events

February
The Annual Tourism & Leisure Show
March
Barking Art Society Exhibition
Essex Game and Country Show
Funfair
Loughton Festival
Redbridge Dance Festival Launch
April
Chadwell Heath History Fair
Essex Farmers Markets @ Hainault Forest Country Park
Friends of Valence House Book Sale
Funfair
Funfair
Maldon CAMRA Beer Festival
St George's Day
May
Aldborough Hall Farm Spring Festival
Annual Beer Festival - The Longest Day
Essex Farmers Markets @ Hainault Forest Country Park
Funfair
Great Notley Star Gazing
Maldon Mud Race
Military Vehicle Show
Open Fish Show
Pedal for the Js Hospice
Robin Hood Country and Game Show
Second World War Event
Southend Air Show
Southend Spring Art Show
Tour de Tendring Open Event Ride
Twilight Classical Concert
Weald Country and Craft Show
June
Art on the Walls
BaD 5 mile Run
Bulphan Open Gardens Day
Colchester Food and Drink Festival
Colchester's Medieval Oyster Fayre
Eastbrookend Country Fair
Essex Countryside Ride for the Little Havens Hospice
Essex Farmers Markets @ Hainault Forest Country Park
Essex Flower and Garden Show
High Definition Dance Festival
Lakeside Triathlon
Little Bentley Hall Waterways & Garden Show
Norton Beer Festival
Summer Craft & Design Fair
The Big BBQ & Music Festival
July
Dagenham Town Show
Essex Castle Bike Ride for Marie Curie Cancer Care
Essex Farmers Markets @ Hainault Forest Country Park
Fambridge Yacht Haven Half Iron Triathlon
Friends of Valence House Book Sale
Hylands House Country and Craft Show
Robin Hood Country and Game Show
Royal British Legion Parade
Southend Jazz Festival
The Maldon Triathlon
August
African Showcase Market
Clacton Air Show
Essex Farmers Markets @ Hainault Forest Country Park
Military & Flying Machines Show
Music Crowns Festival
One Love Festival
Seawick Markets Summer Wednesdays
Southend Jazz Festival
Southend-on-Sea Carnival and Illuminated Procession
The Essex Spectacular
V Festival
WatersideCycle Tour of the Dengie
WatersideTri
September
Basildon & Pitsea Carnival
Classic Cars
Dredging the First Oyster
Essex Boat Jumble and Small Boat Sale
Folk Festival
Friends of Valence House Book Sale
Great Dunmow Carnival
Heritage Open Days
Orsett Show
Orshett Show
Southend Whitebait Festival
St. Mary’s Theydon Bois - Harvest Flower Festival
Wat Tyler Folk Festival
Weald Park Game And Country Show
October
Apple Day
Colchester Oyster Feast
Parkinson's UK Spooky Sprint
Spooktacular
Spooky Activities
Welly Walk
November
Danbury Fireworks
Fireworks
Friends of Valence House Winter Sale
Guy Fawkes Festival
December
Choosing Day
Christmas Fayre
Christmas Market
Colchester Christmas Fair
Essex Vintage Fashion Fair - Vintage Vogue
Run Santa Run
Santa Fun Run

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Essex is a semi rural county with a large coast. Despite its close proximity this is the real countryside here and there are many pleasant walks to be enjoyed. This is also the region of sea side holidays and stunning Dedham vale or Constable Country as the Local Tourist Board describes it

Barking | Basildon | Billericay | Braintree | Brentwood | Brightlingsea | Burnham-on-Crouch | Canvey Island | Chelmsford | Chigwell | Clacton-on-Sea | Coggeshall | Colchester | Dagenham | Danbury | Dedham | Dovercourt | Epping | Feering | Flatford | Frinton-On-Sea | Grays | Great Dunmow | Hadleigh | Halstead | Harlow | Harwich | Ingatestone | Leigh-on-Sea | Maldon | Manningtree | Northey Island | Ongar | Ovington | Purfleet | Rayleigh | Rochford | Romford | Saffron Walden | South Benfleet | South Ockendon | Southend on Sea | Southend-on-Sea | Stanford Le Hope | Stanford-le-Hope | Stansted | Tilbury | Upminster | Waltham Abbey | Walton on the Naze | Walton-on-the-Naze | Wickford | Witham

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Barking

Basildon

Billericay

Braintree

Brentwood

Brightlingsea

Burnham-on-Crouch

Canvey Island

Chelmsford

Chigwell

Clacton-on-Sea

Coggeshall

Colchester

Dagenham

Danbury

Dedham

Dovercourt

Epping

Feering

Flatford

Frinton-On-Sea

Grays

Great Dunmow

Hadleigh

Halstead

Harlow

Harwich

Ingatestone

Leigh-on-Sea

Maldon

Manningtree

Northey Island

Ongar

Ovington

Purfleet

Rayleigh

Rochford

Romford

Saffron Walden

South Benfleet

South Ockendon

Southend on Sea

Southend-on-Sea

Stanford Le Hope

Stanford-le-Hope

Stansted

Tilbury

Upminster

Waltham Abbey

Walton on the Naze

Walton-on-the-Naze

Wickford

Witham

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