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Events 2019


Sconch does World Wide Knit in Public Day 2019

Saturday 8 June, 10am - 5pm

Celebrating a crazy day where we show the world what we can do with our magic sticks! There will be all the fun of our usual parties, with free Craft'n'Cake all day, prosecco, charity bake sale, offers and goody bags, but in addition to this we are going to YARN BOMB Blake House Craft Centre!

Bring with you any pieces of crochet, knitting, weaving or felting that you no longer want to help decorate and it will be used!

Dementia Cupcake Day

Thursday 13th June, 10.30am - 2pm.

Come along and join us for a cupcake and coffee in aid of the Alzheimer's Society.

The Original Great Maze

Join us as we celebrate our 20th Birthday for 2019.

Open daily 20th July until 8th September 2019, from 10am (last entry 4pm). 

Discover a new maize maze of adventure to be explored at The Original Great Maze. Weave your way through miles of maize pathways to finally conquer this year’s amazing maze challenge. Upon your victory, climb the victory tower and peruse the beautiful Essex landscape or see friends, still lost in the green labyrinth! The challenge is on! Come and ‘get lost’ for a fun family day out, whatever the weather.

Essex Heats of British Lawnmower Racing Association

14th & 15th September. 11am - 5pm. FREE Entry.

How fast can a lawnmower go? Come and find out, watch and learn more about this fantastic sport as these expert drivers race around the track at top speed for the Essex heats of this spectacular annual event put on by the BLMRA (British Lawnmower Racing Association). A fast and mad weekend of racing with 40 rounds of heats, to find the champs of group 2/3/4 for 2019. Don't miss this thrilling event!

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Friday 27th September, 10am-1pm.

At Games2Replay and Sconch. Cake, coffee, competitions and conversation for a great cause.

Games2Replay: 07851 450225 or Sconch: 01376 743123

Halloween Pumpkin Hunt

Saturday 26th October, 11am - 4pm.

Halloween family fun with a Pumpkin Hunt around our craft centre shops to find all the pumpkins to win a prize. Refreshments will be available.

Christmas Elf Hunt

Saturday 30th November, 11am - 4pm.

Christmas family fun with a hunt to find all the naughty elves around our craft centre shops to win a prize. Refreshments will be available.

Regular Events


Braintree Velo IR Cycling Club

Evening 10 mile Time Trial series.

Runs fortnightly on Thursday eve from 9th May to 29th August starting 7pm with event HQ onsite.
Contact Ian: 07523 513545 or Pete: 07968 389421

Boot Fairs

Every Saturday* and Bank Holiday Monday, 4th May - 28th September. Sellers 11am, buyers 11.30am until 2.30pm. Pitches £5 (no prior booking required), entrance is free.
Tel: 07851 450225 or visit

*Except special event days: not on 14th September due to Lawnmower Racing event.