THE MAELDUNE TRUST
Our normal opening days are Tuesday to Saturday 11.00 – 4.00, closed Sunday and Monday. Entry is free – donations are welcome.
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The Maeldune Trust – Registered Charity No. 802226
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.
A selection of comments from visitors to our centre
Events & Exhibitions
Exhibition – Elements, 2nd to 21st March 2023
Elements, we have a preview night on the 3rd of March 2023, free entry.
Exhibition – A Celebration of Local Artists, 14th to 25th of February 2023
We are delighted to open our first exhibition in 2023 with a choice of local artists.
Maeldune Heritage Centre Christmas Craft Shop – Thursday 24th November to Friday 23rd December 2022
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.
Exhibition – Maldon & More, October 20th to November 19th 2022
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.
Exhibition – Fall Into Art, Wednesday 28th Sept to Tuesday 18th October 2022
Paintings, drawings, mixed media, prints and cards for sale.
Exhibition – Valerie Lamb Art Group, 10th – 27th September 2022
An exhibition of paintings by local artists displaying a variety of styles including watercolour, acrylic and oils.
Exhibition – Essex Craft Guild, Fantastic Floral Exhibition – Thur 18th August to Sat 3rd September
What we sell is handcrafted by us!
Exhibition – Recent Paintings by Chris Wenlock, Thurs 28th July to Sat 13th August 2022
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.
Exhibition – Summer Art Exhibition, Yvonne Simpson & Ailish Warner, 6th – 26th July 2022
Summer Art Exhibition by Yvonne Simpson & Ailish Warner
Exhibition – Between Friends (A Conversation), 15th June to 2nd July
Two artists talking to each other. Jenny Hill printmaker asks, I am here, where are you? Subtle work asking and probing.