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What To Do In Herts And Essex This Bank Holiday Weekend

August 23rd 2013
By: Acquarone
What To Do In Herts And Essex This Bank Holiday Weekend

Not sure about what to do this Bank holiday weekend? The weather is expected to be a little hit and miss, but here are a few events we have picked out if you are stuck for ideas.

Bishop’s Stortford

Cirque De La Lune – Victorian freak show and circus themed musical

This two-day extravaganza takes place at the Half Moon this weekend  and will be crammed full of incredible live music featuring some great local acts – and a few from further afield too. Also including a barbecue and beer and cider festival, this unique event will be a great way to spend the August bank holiday weekend in Bishop’s Stortford.

Braintree + Chelmsford

Witham Beer Festival –. Fri-Sat

With over 30 different ales available all sourced from Essex Breweries including one from Witham as well as cider and a small selection of local wines the Witham Beer Festival promises to be a fun day out. The hall itself is located in Collingwood Road and with a large public car park opposite together with good rail connections. Witham is easy to reach by bus or train from Chelmsford or Braintree.

Gt Dunmow

Medieval Re enactment and Family Fun day - Sun

Medieval reenactment plus 'Go Bonkers' Fun inflatables, prize for best dressed pram/ pushchair /wheelchair, Finer Diner mobile Catering, Gilliano's Ice cream,and more. @ Helena Romana School.


Royal British Legion Club Fun Day Sun

All are welcome to come and join the Royal British Legion Club and enjoy a number of attractions including Majorettes, Line Dancing, Belly Dancing, Bouncy Castles, Face Painting, Kiddies Corner, Balloon Modelling, Side Shows, Bric-a-Brac Stalls, Tombola and much more. Open 12.00pm to 4.00pm with free entry to all visitors. Radburn Pavillion CM18 7GY


Church Farm Craft & Supplier Fair, Royston, Sat

Come along to Church farm to see local crafts and suppliers selling their products. Open between 10:30- 15:30, The farm is free to enter and includes plenty of things to do. Come and take a walk around the farm, feed some of the animals and stop off for lunch in our cafe or the Jolly Waggoner pub accross the road! SG2 7AH.

Saffron Walden

Langley Fete – Mon

Car Boot-from 10am Companion Dog Show-from 11am Live Music-The Wrinklies Bar BBQ Teas Stalls Children’s Entertainment The Animal Man & Mr Marvel.


The Gate Pub Beer Festival.

Our Late summer beer festival runs from over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Below is a link to the selection of beers and ciders that will be available during the weekend.


Mountfitchet Castle 

Complete with many different buildings, siege weapons and animals roaming freely throughout the 10 acre site Mountfitchet Castle is a great family day out. The Castle provides a truely unique insight into day to day life in Doomesday England. CM24 8SP.