Events Guide W/E 1st June
National Flower Show, Hylands Park Chelmsford, Friday 20th May 2016 to Sunday 22nd May 2016 10am-5pm
This perfect family day out, will be filled with spectacular floral displays, stunning garden designs
and demonstrations from both garden and floral experts. Visitors will be treated to an abundance of
outdoor, home and garden, shopping opportunities as over 250 exhibitors will fill the grounds,
many of them selling items at special event prices. Great British Bake Off star and passionate
gardener, Mary Berry, will officially open the show on the 20th
prices Adults £10.00 Concessions £9.00 Acc. Children £5.00
for more information phone (01702 ) 549 623 or visit www.nationalflowershow.co.uk
Hyland House & Estate
Murdered to Death, Thursday 19th May 2016 7:45pm to Saturday 21st May 2016 7:45pm
The second offering in the year of murder and mystery by Thurrock Courts Players sees the
bungling Inspector Pratt attempt to solve the mysterious murder of Mildred Bagshot at her country
estate. Suspects include Dorothy, Mildred’s niece and companion; Bunting the doddery old butler;
the pompous Colonel Craddock and his wife; the very well-to-do Miss Hartley-Trumpington and
shady French art dealer Pierre Marceau. Unably assisted by local sleuth Miss Maple, can the
Inspector solve the crime before everyone else meets their doom? Or will the audience die
Prices – Adults £12 Students £10
For more information phone the box office on (0845) 300 5264
A Vintage Affair! Sunday 22nd May
Now in its fourth year at Hedingham Castle , and livelier than ever, A Vintage Affair returns! With
a foot tapping Big Band playing live throughout the day and over 50 vintage stalls of all
descriptions, Lindy Hoppers, hair styling and a host of classic and vintage cars just to name a few.
It’s a triumph of style and glamour, all set on the magical lawn in front of the Castle!
Admission: Adults £8.50, Over 65s £7.50, 5 to 18 £6, Family £25, Under 5 go free.
For more information phone 01787 460 261 or visit www.hedinghamcastle.co.uk
The Proclaimers, Orchard Theatre Dartford, Sunday 22nd May 7:30pm
Strikingly individual, twin brothers Craig and Charlie Reid have over the years enjoyed huge
successes across the globe and in April last year released their 10th album on the Cooking Vinyl
They have carved a niche for themselves where pop, folk, new wave and punk, collide as the
emotional honesty, political fire, wit and singalong raucousness of their songs and their extensive
touring has enlightened and entertained fans new and old. Also you will hear classics like (I’m
Gonna Be) 500 Miles, and more.
Tickets cost £29.50
For more information and to book tickets phone the box office on (01322) 220000.
The Orchard Theatre