Welcome to The Maeldune Heritage Centre
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, new for 2019, clay pipes found locally.
Our Gift Shop is full of unique and unusual craft items from our wonderful local craftspeople.
Entry is Free, we are open Tuesday – Saturday 11.00 to 4.00 throughout the year.
Events & Exhibitions
The Maeldune Heritage Centre Christmas Fair opened on Thursday 15 November and runs until Saturday 21 December. Unique and unusual handmade, quality items are for sale in our exhibition hall. We are very grateful to our artists and craftspeople who worked very hard making the stock and delivering to us ensuring the Christmas Fair opened Read more about Newsletter – December 2019[…]
THE MAELDUNE HERITAGE CENTRE IS OPEN FROM 4.30 – 9.00 ON THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER TO SUPPORT MALDON’S VINTAGE EVENING IN ADDITION TO OUR NORMAL OPENING HOURS AND LOOK FORWARD TO PROVIDING A WARM WELCOME TO ALL OUR VISITORS
A short documentary detailing events of the Battle of Maldon 991AD Written, recorded, filmed, edited by three Maldonians: Ryan Grant (Local filmmaker) Steven Gridley (Maldon Museum) Chris Burrage (Local Musician and Writer)
Heritage Open Days 13 – 22 September 2019 The Maeldune Heritage Centre is taking part in the events for Heritage Open Days again this year. We are delighted to reveal that as part of the event The Spinning Lady will be at the Centre all day on Saturday 14 September with the Saltwater and Beer Read more about Event – Open Day 13-22 September[…]
Replenish UK exhibition by Leigh Johnson will be at The Maeldune Heritage Centre from 21 August to 14 September. “Mood Swings”is the title. A wonderful exhibition of self expression in oils and mixed media by Leigh and artists who attend his Replenish UK workshops. If you are looking for something different this is it!