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Most of the former hospital site has been re-developed as housing in the last five years. The redevelopment provided 200 houses, despite being within the green belt and avoided the need to provide affordable housing on the site.[5]

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You can book a pitch in the Crafts Marquee up to the end of June by visiting the Craft Stands section and printing off the application form.  Trade Stands can be booked up to the end of July by printing off the application form, or you can apply online and follow with your cheque and insurance details. Food & Drink Concessions can also apply online or print off an application form.

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The historic Orsett Hall on Prince Charles's Avenue, the home of the Whitmore family until their estate was sold in the late-1960s, was destroyed by fire in May 2007 but was rebuilt during 2008/09.[6] The exterior design is in keeping with the original Georgian building. It was used for a Help for Heroes charity event on 11 April 2010. Orsett House is an early-eighteenth-century house off the High Street and on the western edge of the village.

The next show is on Saturday 3 September 2016 from 9am - 5pm.Online purchase of advance tickets for adults and concessions has now closed. Tickets can only be purchased on the gate on the day at a cost of £12 adults and £10 concessions.All other ticket types can be purchased here

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The Whitmore arms is situated in the picturesque village of Orsett. The building itself is 300 years old and was once owned by the Whitmore family. In the 18th century it formed part of their extensive estate which also included Orsett Hall.

All residents, allotment owners, Schools and local farmers are welcome to take part in the Orsett Show. More information on each section can be found by clicking the menus. A printed Schedule for the entire show is also available in local shops, libraries and post offices throughout Thurrock during the Summer months.

You can become a Member of the Orsett Horticultural and Agricultural Society or enjoy Vice-President’s privileges including access to the Vice Presidents' Enclosure and Licensed Bar. Visit the Society Membership page to find out more.

Have a Heart’s vision is to enhance the lives of people living in our communities.  The charity focuses on building a better future for the children living in our communities, those who are vulnerable, face adversity, are living with an illness or are deprived of the childhood that every young person deserves.

Orsett Heath in the south of the parish was formerly part of an extensive area of heathland that included Terrel's Heath.

Orsett is a village and ecclesiastical parish located within Thurrock unitary district in Essex, England, situated around 5 km north-east of Grays.

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It has a well-equipped village hall at its western end and a centre for the churches in the High Street.

We started as a community project and are still sustained today by the community we serve. Without the generosity of businesses, clubs, organisations and individuals we could not continue to provide a quality and much–needed care service. Find out more at http://www.stlukeshospice.com

Two public houses have survived in the centre of the village, one being the prize-winning Whitmore Arms, the other the Foxhound, and outside the village centre Orsett has one additional pub – The Kings Arms.

The Orsett Show offers a unique opportunity for local Companies, Schools, Organisations and Charities to promote their business with potential customers and consumers, sell their products or just inform all those that visit of what they do.  It is a very cost effective method of advertising. Well over 150 stands are taken, and the attendance in 2015 was just under 11,000 people! 

Orsett is part of a ward that also contains Bulphan Horndon-on-the-Hill and Lower-Dunton. Politically, it has traditionally been Conservative.

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Have a Heart specialises in funding local grass roots projects, raising funds in the Essex community, through the Heart Essex station – making a difference together to make a better life for our children. Find out more at http://www.heart.co.uk/essex/have-a-heart/

The village's primary school has been located since the mid-19th century in School Lane educating children up to the age of 14 until 1944 and to 11 thereafter.

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Today, it holds host to Greene King and the Orman family who have dedicated twenty-two years to the growth and success of The Whitmore. The family's past five generations have been involved in the retail trade and the past three continue to work alongside one another to ensure high standards of quality and consistency are maintained at the multiple award winning Whitmore Arms.


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Set in 30 acres of Essex countryside in the village of Orsett, the annual Orsett Show is a great day out with attractions for all the family and is one of, if not the, most popular family event in Thurrock.  It's one of the oldest one-day Country Shows in England, with the 110th Show taking place on Saturday 3 September 2016.

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St. Luke’s Hospice provides specialist care for people who have an advanced disease, as well as those who love and care for them, in a warm caring and friendly environment. The Hospice is a registered charity serving Basildon and Thurrock local Authority districts. We make no charge to patients or their families for any of the services provided.

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Orsett is home to a very well known cricket club and to two football clubs – HSSC Orsett and Orsett Green FC (one of the oldest clubs in the Thurrock Sunday League). It has one tennis court and a bowling green.

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    Orsett Village Hall is situated at the junction of High Road and Mill Lane, Orsett, Essex. [View map]. It was built in 1972, with a meeting room Annexe added in 2006.

Orsett contains a ring and bailey earthwork known locally as Bishop Bonner's palace. On the gravel terrace, there is a neolithic causewayed enclosure discovered as a result of crop marks which showed on aerial photographs taken by Dr St Joseph of Cambridge University.[2] It has three concentric ditches with a number of breaks or causeways. The enclosure was used as a burial ground by the Saxons and contained at least three barrows visible on the aerial photo.[3]

Opposite the Old Bakery, on the west side of Rectory Road, is Orsett Masonic Hall which is home to Orsett Masonic Lodge.

It has historically been a primarily agricultural community situated at the southern edge of the old ice age flood plain traversed by the river Mardyke.

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