Maldon in Bloom Presentation Evening

There is always an air of excitement at the annual Maldon in Bloom Presentation Evening and the Town Hall was full to overflowing this year, with extra chairs squeezed into every available space. The evening began with a special presentation to Dorreen Linton who recently stepped down as Chair of Maldon in Bloom. Dorreen can […]

Concert in the Town Hall

Maldon’s Deputy Town Mayor Cllr Flo Shaughnessy (pictured with some of the performers), attended a concert at the Town Hall accompanied by her husband Terry and the Town Mayor’s Consort Cllr Peter Stilts. They all agreed it was a thoroughly enjoyable evening. The Town Mayor was unable to be there because she was busy at […]

All Saints Churchyard

All Saints churchyard is a very prominent point in Maldon and is cherished by everyone who lives in Maldon. Dominated by the graceful ancient church of All Saints, and shrouded in mature trees, the churchyard contains many interesting headstones, graves and memorials, including the Rev. Laurence Washington, formerly Rector of Purleigh, Essex and Great-great-grandfather of George Washington, the first […]

St Peter’s Churchyard

In 2005, after receiving financial assistance, work commenced on St Peters Churchyard, the only green space within the centre of the town, to transform this derelict space into a beautiful, peaceful haven to be used by residents and visitors to the town. During the renovations an usual tomb, surrounded by railings, was discovered and restored with […]

Maeldune Centre – Textile Group Exhibition

Contributors were delighted to welcome our Mayor, Cllr Richard Miller to the Maeldune Heritage Centre on Friday 5th August , to open our stunning new Art Exhibition! Just opened and running to 23rd August, this is an exciting exhibition of embroidery and stitched and painted textiles by the ‘Night and Day’ group of ten artists […]

D’Arcy Day Lecture was a huge success

Cllr Richard Miller and Cllr Stephen Nunn were the invited speakers at this year’s D’Arcy Day lecture where the subject was ‘Maldon’s Civic Heritage – The Mayor, the Mace and the Regalia’. An appreciative audience which included Lord Petre heard a comprehensive account of the history and function of the Mayor, Moot Hall and the […]

New Hall Wines Festival 2016

The Mayor and Mayoress were pleased to open this year’s two day Festival amid a host of craft stalls and fascinating entertainers including the Thameside Mummers and the impossibly talented ‘Stone balancer’. The Festival, now in it’s 40th year was a real showcase for the fine local wines produced there, clearly being enjoyed by the […]

Maldon Art Trail – Young People’s Art Competition

  Organised by Lynn Marston, this year’s judges had a wide range of local scenes to choose enjoy from in three different age categories. The quality of the submissions was very high with the Judges (pictured) having no small challenge to pick the final prize winners.

Maldon in Bloom 2015

MALDON IN BLOOM 2015 COMPETITION The Maldon in Bloom team are working hard to make Maldon a bright and beautiful town for residents and visitors to enjoy and feel proud of.  The annual gardening competition is now entering its 18th year and with the continued support received from residents and local businesses it is going […]