It’s our silver anniversary year!

Next month The Meadows turns 25! We thought we should celebrate this great anniversary by organising something fun and exciting for Chelmsford to enjoy!

Join us on Saturday 14th October to celebrate our silver anniversary, as we race rubber ducks down the River Chelmer!

You can get your racing duck on Saturday 7th October for just £1 and all donations will go directly to local charity Kids Inspire.

Don’t worry if you miss Saturday, as ducks can also be bought on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th October from 12noon – 4pm as well, as well as on the race event day too.

We have been feeling nostalgic about how the centre has changed throughout the 25 years since The Meadows first opened. As well as listing one of 25 fun facts about The Meadows everyday on our social media, and a video of the centre opening from 1992 below, the music in the centre has been changed for the next month to hits from the 90’s to celebrate the chart toppers in the years when the centre first opened! How many hits do you recognise?

On the race day there will be free arts and crafts, balloon giveaways, as well as colouring in competitions, temporary tattoos for the little ones, and tasty duck shaped biscuits!

We look forward to seeing you there to join in with the celebrations, as well as trying your luck at winning some great prizes!

SPECIAL WEEK OF OFFERS: 9th – 13th October

Our retailers want to join in the celebrations so take advantage of these limited time only offers

Muffin Break
Buy any Large hot drink and get a free muffin anytime after 3pm

£25 cut & blow for new customers

20% off boots

Wildwood Restaurant
40% off your food bill Sunday to Thursday – get a code here.

50% off your early week food bill on Monday and Tuesday – get a code here.