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“Essex Queens of Crime” a talk by Dr Vivien Newman

Cramphorn Theatre, Fairfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JG

Three women with Essex links who played a pivotal role in life in the 1920s and beyond: With the ink hardly dry on the Sex Disqualification…

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“Essex Queens of Crime” a video presentation

Chelmsford, Essex

With the ink hardly dry on the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act (1919) Helena Normanton requested admission as a student to the Inns of Court. …

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A chance to visit to the Mayoral Parlour - hosted by the Mayor of Chelmsford

Civic Centre, Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JE

The special robes have a history all of their own and are connected to the local past of our town, now City. As well as the special Mayoral…

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A talk on “Researching the past to inform the future”

Northumberland Lecture Theatre, Writtle University College, Lordship Road, Chelmsford , Essex, CM1 3RR

Starting life as the County Technical Laboratories in Chelmsford, courses were offered in agriculture and horticulture; increasing students…

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A talk on “Researching the past to inform the future” - Video presentation

Chelmsford , Essex

Starting life as the County Technical Laboratories in Chelmsford, courses were offered in agriculture and horticulture; increasing student numbers…

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Beecast

Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 3NQ

Hear about the work that goes on to care for thousands of bees producing local honey, plus get a valuable insight into the historic Chelmsford…

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Brewing Tours of the Chelmsford Brew Co.

2 Brewery Fields , Church Street, Great Baddow , Chelmsford , Essex, CM2 7LE

The journey for the present brewery started back in 2014 with a series of pilot batches that quickly got out of hand. Many kegs were filled and…

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Chelmsford (Non-Conformist) Cemetery - a virtual tour within these walls

Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0AE

So what's different about this cemetery? Could it be that it holds the grave of an escaped slave or the body of a man inside three coffins,…

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Chelmsford Brew Co. A virtual tour

Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 7LE

The journey for the present brewery started back in 2014 with a series of pilot batches that quickly got out of hand. Many kegs were filled and…

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Chelmsford Cathedral - a virtual tour to the top

Chelmsford , Essex

On this virtual tour, the Dean will give us a real insight into the history of the building and its purpose from medieval times to the present…

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Chelmsford Cathedral Tour

Chelmsford Cathedral, New Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1TY

Chelmsford Cathedral stands at the heart of the city but as you enter the building, you notice immediately a sense of peace amidst the bustle of…

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Collaborative Portrait Project

Chelmsford, Essex

All of the portraits submitted will be joined together to create a collaborative portrait which will then be displayed on the Chelmsford Creative…

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Edible England - Crawl and Draw

City Centre, Chelmsford, Essex

Please bring your sketchbook and drawing materials. We would like those attending to make sure they have had a good lunch before joining, unless…

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Edible England - Fibre Arts Market Stall

Chelmsford Market, Bellmead, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1LE

Over the past few months, our local Fibre artists have been busy knitting and sewing to create an allotment themed installation. On the day the…

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Edible England – Free Art Friday

Central Park, Parkway, Chelmsford, Essex

The suggested 'drop' area is Central Park with the aim of getting a higher concentration of art in that area but you may find art anywhere around…

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Edible England: What a (lot of) waste

Former Top Shop , 1 High Chelmer Shopping Centre, High Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1XG

The Art installation will be created with the help of local schools and local artists and will be on show at the former Top Shop in Chelmsford…

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Galleywood Heritage Centre - Walk - “Uncover the hidden nature of Galleywood Common”

Galleywood Heritage Centre, The Common, Galleywood, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8TR

Located on Galleywood Common, the Heritage Centre’s main building is a conversion of the 1920s grandstand from the heydays of horse racing. A…

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Girlguiding Rainbows fruit and vegetable models - linked to the history of Chelmsford Market

Chelmsford Market, Bellmead, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1LE

Girls aged 5 – 7 yrs old from local Girlguiding Rainbow units have been working on their fruit and veg interest badge. Part of the badge…

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Great Baddow Brownies grow their own!

Chelmsford, Essex

Over the past three months, girls from 4th and 5th Great Baddow Brownies have taken over two raised allotment beds and have worked hard to prepare…

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Hidden Writtle University College Walk and Draw

Writtle University College , Lordship Lane , Writtle , Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3RR

We will stop to draw in fun and interesting ways that anyone can join in with. As well as lots of beautiful trees and plants to draw there will…

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Hill Road Allotments - Open Afternoon

Hill Road Community Allotments, Off Navigation Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6HE

There are 70 different plots on this allotment site, but this year, in our experience, has been particularly challenging so we will only wander…

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History of Al Pacas

Chelmsford, Essex

An unusual and interesting story.

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Hylands House and Estate – Open Day

Hylands House, London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ

Hylands House opens its doors free of charge to reveal the secrets behind its history with an exhibition displayed in the Library, this month the…

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In search of apples…..

open field, off Plantation Road, Boreham, Chelmsford, Essex

Plywood apples will be available at the event for you to decorate. Artists Julie and Ron will be working with people, and collecting stories and…

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Marconi History Guided Walk and site tour of the New Street site

The Marconi Wireless Factory , Hall Street, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0HG

The world’s first wireless factory in Hall Street was where the radio equipment for the RMS Titanic was made and the world's first radio factory…

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Meet the Green Machines

The field behind The Bell Public House, Main Road , Woodham Ferrers , Chelmsford , Essex, CM3 8RF

This is a chance for visitors and guests of local heritage groups to come and see what they do and find out more about the Essex HMVA. There will…

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Pleshey Castle - guided tours

Pump Lane, The Street, Pleshley, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1HF

The site is in private ownership, but open free of charge for Heritage Open Days. There are no standing buildings but the castle’s earth banks…

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Springfield Lyons Bronze Age Enclosure

Site off Chelmer Village Way, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 5AR

With the help of local historian Alex Marshall, visitors will learn what life was like in this special corner of prehistoric Chelmsford, when…

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St Andrew’s Church, Sandon Village

Woodhill Road, Junction of Hall Lane, Sandon, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 7SH

St Andrew’s church has been here since 1080. The church Porch is Tudor brick, with an unusual, vaulted roof, and was built at the same time as…

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St John’s Church and The Mildmay Almshouses

St. Johns Church, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0JD

On the 11th Sept there will be: - a display of the history of the Mildmay Almshouses (which are nearby in Moulsham Street). - a talk about the…

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The history of Marconi Ponds local Nature Reserve - a virtual tour

Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 2RL

The volunteers will tell the story of the early history of the site before 1700, through to Industrialisation, World War Two, and the…

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The Marconi Walk - a virtual tour

Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0DN

You will be accompanied virtually, on this walk by our famous guide from Chelmsford History Walks who normally performs this walk for real each…

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Danbury Delights - cooking at the palace gatehouse

Danbury, Essex

An Aga cooking session producing mushroom ketchup and unlocking the mystery of the “pickled knight”. Followed by baking traditional style…

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