Events

Layer Marney Tower has all sorts of different Events throughout the year. Some are organised by us and some are put on by other people. Some are inside and others are outside. Some are free and others require tickets booked in advance.

Macbeth by the Handlebards

The excellent Handlebards return to Layer Marney Tower with a wonderful rendition of Macbeth. Pedal-powered, this four strong troupe will give you a unique version of Shakespeares's Macbeth

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Live Music Day Returns

Talented Essex Musicians are delighted to have the opportunity to perform live once more. Playing in all sorts of areas around the property come and feast your ears and eyes.

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Tudor Legacies

In addition, do you fancy chatting to Anne Boleyn? do you have any questions to ask Catherine Parr? The Tudor Legacies with their Henry VIII and his six wives will all be here and would enjoy your company. It is a wonderful selfie moment!

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Invitation to View Tours

Come on your own or with friends and be taken on a Guided tour full of history and stories about Layer Marney Tower. Often guided by a member of the family the tour goes from one end of the building to the other.

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Tower Tours

Layer Marney Tower is nearly 500 years old and the Marney Family were here for nearly 500 years before the house was built. Come and hear some interesting facts and have some of the special features pointed out to enhance you visit.

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Tudor Legacies

In addition, do you fancy chatting to Anne Boleyn? do you have any questions to ask Catherine Parr? The Tudor Legacies with their Henry VIII and his six wives will all be here and would enjoy your company. It is a wonderful selfie moment!

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Robin Hood by the Three Inch Fools

Hapless hero Robin Hood pulls out all the tricks to bring his band of merry misfits together, so when Prince John teams up with the Sheriff of Nottingham to steal the crown, life is adventure filled with misfired arrows, mistaken identity and mismanaged robberies.

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Invitation to View Tours

Come on your own or with friends and be taken on a Guided tour full of history and stories about Layer Marney Tower. Often guided by a member of the family the tour goes from one end of the building to the other.

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Tower Tours

Layer Marney Tower is nearly 500 years old and the Marney Family were here for nearly 500 years before the house was built. Come and hear some interesting facts and have some of the special features pointed out to enhance you visit.

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Layer Marney Cup Fuel Trial

If you want to come in and watch all sorts of cars, from as early as the 1920’s being weighed as the final stage of the Layer Marney Cup, then plan your visit to finish in the afternoon. The Tower, gardens, church and Essex Barn will be open as usual and this will be an added extra to your visit!

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Tudor Legacies

In addition, do you fancy chatting to Anne Boleyn? do you have any questions to ask Catherine Parr? The Tudor Legacies with their Henry VIII and his six wives will all be here and would enjoy your company. It is a wonderful selfie moment!

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Closed for a Private Function

Closed for a Private Function

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Village Fete

The village of Layer Marney organise a good old-fashioned fete once a year. Moved from May to August this year it is your opportunity to smash plates, buy jam, splat the rat and enter your dog into one of the silliest of Dog Shows.

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Companye of Merri Folk

As if the village Fete is not enough, throughout the day, camped in the field will be the Companye of Merri Folk. A Tudor encampment keen to show you how life was in Tudor times. They welcome you to see, touch and smell what they are up in the camp.

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Tower Tours

Layer Marney Tower is nearly 500 years old and the Marney Family were here for nearly 500 years before the house was built. Come and hear some interesting facts and have some of the special features pointed out to enhance you visit.

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Wedding Fayre

There are so many different things going on at Layer Marney Tower that sometimes it is easier to read what we are up to. These are regularly written, gentle tales of life at Layer Marney Tower.

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Christmas Invitation to View

Come on your own or with friends and be taken on a Christmas tour full of history and stories and enjoy Mulled wine and mince Pies. Christmas trees, fires in the grate and candles lit in the Dining Room.

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