1. Little Scarlet Music Festival, Jubilee Orchard, Wilkin and Sons, Tiptree, tomorrow, 1pm to 7pm. £4, available from Wilkin and Sons Tea Shop.

Originally set up for the community of Tiptree as a thank you from local firm Wilkin and Sons, this summer will be the festival’s third year with acts appearing this year including headliners Frisco Monk, Band of Fools, Chopper IV and Wivenhoe’s Hobo Chang.

As well as the Main Stage attractions, there will be a Busk Stop stage curated by Sound Mirrors but open to singer/songwriters, solo acts, duos and acoustic groups.

2. Eight Ash Green Music Festival, Fordham Heath Football Ground, The Heath Fordham Heath, 7pm to 11pm (tonight) and 1pm to 11pm (tomorrow). Free. 01206 240666.

More music, this time over two days, starting this evening with the likes of the Dead Cannons and the Occupants while tomorrow’s Main Stage will be jumping to the sounds of Surge, Ghosts of Men and Stone Shuffle Jones, among others.

3. The Eduardo Niebla Experience, Colchester Arts Centre, Church Street, Colchester, doors 7.30pm. £15, £13 concessions. 01206 500900.

Another chance to see one of the world’s best flamenco guitarists as Eduardo skips across genres fusing flamenco gypsy jazz with classical and Indian nuances.

4. Marks Hall Garden and Country Show, Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum, Marks Hall Estate, Coggeshall, tomorrow and Sunday, 10am. Under 15s Free Adults £10. Advance Tickets £8. 07802 282193.

There’s plenty for young and old to do all set in the gorgeous surroundings of the gardens and arboretum including music from the likes of the Boxted Methodist Silver Band, country pursuits such as heavy horses and falconry displays, and classic and vintage cars.

5. Tower Open Days, St Mary’s Church, Church Road, Peldon, 1.30pm to 4.30pm. £2.50 adults, £1 children.

Probably the best views of the Blackwater Estuary and surrounds you will get anywhere else and once you’ve climbed the tower, enjoy a spot of tea.