THE MAELDUNE TRUST
The Maeldune Heritage Centre is open to visitors Tuesday to Saturday 11.00 – 4.00. Craft Shop, Exhibition, Talks on the Maldon Embroidery, local history and heritage, Visitor Information Desk, Maldon Society photographs, video archives and more!
Health and Safety
Our priority will be as always to deliver a great visitor
experience whilst following Government guidelines and
Public Health advice to keep our visitors, staff and
Our opening days are Tuesday to Saturday 11.00 – 4.00,
closed Sunday and Monday. Entry is free – donations are
There is always much to enjoy at the Maeldune ….
We are the proud custodians of The Maldon Embroidery providing talks and information on the magnificent 42ft display to reveal the story behind the embroidery featuring the Battle of Maldon and Maldon History to enhance our visitor’s experience.
Visitors to our Exhibition Hall during the year are able to view and enjoy a variety of work from local artists and members of local groups, including photography, paintings – contemporary, watercolours, pastels, prints, fused glass and jewellery art work, multi media and much more. Our exhibition changes every three weeks. For more information visit our exhibition page.
The Maldon Society’s Oral History Listening Station provides a fascinating and rare opportunity to hear local real life stories, told by the people themselves – do come and try it for yourself!
Our displays from The Maldon and Burnham on Crouch museum feature artefacts and, clay pipes found locally.
Our Gift Shop is full of unique craft items from our wonderful local artists and craftspeople.
Entry is Free, we are open Tuesday – Saturday 11.00 to 4.00 throughout the year.
Events & Exhibitions
Christmas is all wrapped up for you again this year at the Maeldune Heritage Centre. Extra special, locally made, handcrafted gifts, beautiful, original and unique.
The exhibition Maldon & More will feature photographic prints by three talented local amateur photographers. Anna Gallagher, Jane Langston and Zoe Harris all live in Maldon and their photography portrays the unique and captivating beauty of the town and its surrounding areas.
Paintings, drawings, mixed media, prints and cards for sale.
An exhibition of paintings by local artists displaying a variety of styles including watercolour, acrylic and oils.
What we sell is handcrafted by us!
Working in Maldon, Chris has focused full time as an artist and in recent years has produced one man exhibitions at the Hayletts Gallery, Maldon as well as exhibiting with the Colchester Arts Society. Working predominantly in oil on canvas, his work is inspired by the North Essex and Suffolk landscapes.
Summer Art Exhibition by Yvonne Simpson & Ailish Warner
Two artists talking to each other. Jenny Hill printmaker asks, I am here, where are you? Subtle work asking and probing.
Chrissie Westgate Chrissie is a Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society, a member of the London Salon and an international award-winning photographer. She lives close to the water’s edge on Mersea Island and documents the everchanging landscape around her. Chrissie’s images of local scenery and sailing events can be found in many magazines and are Read more about Exhibition – Fragile, 25th May to 14th June 2022[…]
An Exhibition of embroidery, patchwork and textile art.