Midsummer Madness, Essex Book Festival

A free, one day, mini family festival

Enjoy a free magical midsummer day at the atmospheric Cressing Temple Barns and gardens with Essex Book Festival.

Storytelling, theatre, poetry, eco-crafts, comics, coding, and mud pies galore in our pop-up forest school, and so much more. Enjoy the Fairy Door trail in the beautiful restored Tudor walled garden.

Bring a picnic and make a day of it.

Please note that some shows and workshops are bookable in advance. Find out more and book your tickets.

Supported by the Essex County Council Arts and Cultural Fund.

Event details


June 25, 2023


10:00am - 11:00am


Free (but some workshops will be bookable in advance)

Who for?

Primary School aged children


Cressing Temple Barns

Witham Road, Braintree, Cressing, Essex, England, CM77 8PD

How to book

Book online

Find out more here.

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