What’s On In Essex This September

Maid in Essex

With the kids back at school, normal life has resumed.  For many of us, that means back to work all week too.  As a working parent, or even one that isn’t, the weekends are an important time to spend with your offspring, friends and other family members.  The weather turns chillier this month, but that’s no excuse not to get out there and make some memories with your nearest and dearest.  Thanks to our friends at www.visitessex.com, here’s a nice guide to what’s on in Essex this September.

epping deiselSaturday 19th/Sunday 20th  September – Diesel Railway Gala – Epping Ongar Railway

Step back in time with us and experience the romance of travel in bygone times while passing through picturesque countryside, beautiful forest and historic towns. You can even have a peek behind the scenes at the restoration work that their team of friendly volunteers undertake on infrastructure such as buildings, track, signals and also our rolling stock as they offer a great day out for all the family. More information of times and prices can be found here.

diversionSaturday 19th September – City Diversion Festival

The popular arts and entertainment event for children and adults returns for its thirteenth outing. Featuring a whole day of amusing and bemusing, free international street theatre shows in Chelmsford City Centre.

On Saturday 19th September, Chelmsford City Centre enjoys a great variety of shows from street bands and theatre companies from across the UK and Europe. Most of the promenade acts will pass through the High Street and also High Chelmer and Meadows Shopping Centres. Static shows can be found in Bell Meadow, Backnang Square, Market Square, at the Town Sign and Shire Hall. Click here for more details

thomas the tankSaturday 26th/Sunday 27th September – Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine

Spend the day at Colne Valley Railway and enjoy a great day out for all the family.  Ticket include large free car park, ride in Thomas’s express coaches, ride in another Thomas Character (Daisy), ride behind Mavis in the goods train (weather permitting), miniature Railway ride in Toby’s carriages, other loco’s will also be giving rides (weather permitting), imagination Station Marquee –  temporary tattoos, colouring, children’s games, play trains, pictures with Sir Topham Hatt the Fat Controller, garden and Large indoor model railways, signal box visits, and other displays. Finish off in the Buffet Carriages,  serving hot and cold food and refreshments (please note queues will form at lunchtime) or visit the shop with a range of Day Out With Thomas and other souvenirs. There is even a picnic area and woodland walk. More details available here.

dinosaur daySaturday 26th/Sunday 27th September – Dinosaur Day at Marsh Farm

Jump back 200 million years and come face to face with Jurassic beasts at Marsh Farm this 26th-27th September. Excavate fossils in the sand, join craft workshops and follow clues on the T-Rex Trail PLUS meet and interact with real life walkabout dinosaurs! Tickets are very limited so please book early to avoid disappointment, click the link for bookings.

adventure-island-essexAdventure Island, Southend – Half Price Evening Tickets

Adventure Island usually runs this promotion all year round, but September is a great time to take advantage of it.  Southend-on-Sea’s famous free admission family fun park located either side of the famous pier,  is generally less busy during the Autumn months giving you more time to ride, and less time queueing.  Before the nights get too cold and dark, take advantage of their half price tickets from 6pm and FREE parking on the Seafront. Click here for more information about the park and attractions.

However you choose to spend your weekends with your friends and family, make more time for fun by having us come and clean house for you.  Maid In Essex offers regular weekly cleaning services throughout Essex.  Call us on 01277 812220 or click here to contact us by email.


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