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Events 2018


The Original Great Maze

Open daily 21st July until 9th September 2018, 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 viewing platform 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.

World Championships of British Lawnmower Racing Association

8th & 9th September. 10.30am-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 world champs of group 2/3/4 for 2018. Don't miss this thrilling event!

Halloween Drive In

6th October. 5.30pm - 7.30pm: Hotel Transylvania 2

8pm - 10.30pm: A Quiet Place

Come along for our Halloween Drive in, run by Spectrum Screen Events. Watch a Halloween Movie from the safety of your car, next to a deserted corn maze...what's the worst that can happen? Food and drink is available to purchase before and during the screening, if you wait for during the film, we will deliver it to your car. Tickets are £25 per car, per screening. You can fit up to 5 in your car however, when dishing out the seats, remember that the front seats have the best view. Upon arrival large vehicles are held in a waiting area, so the smaller vehicles are parked first. Tickets are limited….so don’t wait or you may be disappointed.

Regular Events


Braintree Velo IR Cycling Club

Evening 10 mile Time Trial series.

Runs fortnightly on Thursday eve from 19th April to 20th Sept starting 7pm with event HQ onsite.
Contact Ian: 07523 513545 or Pete: 07968 389421

Boot Fairs

Every Saturday* and Bank Holiday Monday, 5th May - 29th 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 8th Sept due to Lawnmower Racing event.