Braintree

Properties and events in Braintree

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Colne Valley Postal History Museum

109 Head Street, Halstead, Essex, CO9 2AZ
In person
Pre-booking not required

A privately owned Postal History Museum in the heart of East Anglia. Hands-on history for everything post & telephone related! New large premises for 2024!

Dick Nunn's Smithy

Swan Yard, Rear of 35 East Street, Coggeshall, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1SJ
In person
Pre-booking not required

A wonderfully atmospheric smithy where the eccentric Victorian blacksmith Dick Nunn spent his working life. Its smoke-stained walls, dusty bellows and heat-cracked hearth are witness to the passing years.

Earls Colne Quaker Meeting House,

Quaker Meeting House,, 4 Burrows Road,, Earls Colne, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2RZ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Early Quaker Meeting House, grade II listed, still in use by Quakers and as a community venue.

Showing archive films about Silver End Village

Broadway, Silver End, Witham, Essex, CM8 3RQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

A showing of short films of local past and recent events about Silver End.

Silver End Garden Village Walk

Silver End Village Hall, Silver End, Broadway, Witham, Essex, CM8 3RQ
In person
Pre-booking required

A guided walk around Silver End Garden Village. Built from 1926 to house the workers of the village Crittall factory. Of particular interest are the Modern Movement flat roofed houses of which 35 are grade II listed.

Silver End Heritage Centre

Silver End Village Hall, Broadway, Silver End, Witham, Essex, CM8 3RQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

The Heritage Centre housed within the largest village hall in the UK has a unique collection of artefacts, ephemera, maps etc. depicting the social and working lives of people in Silver End Garden Village

The Technique of Warner & Sons

Warner Textile Archive, Warners Mill, Silks Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3GB
In person
Pre-booking required

The Warner Textile Archive will be opening its doors for free to celebrate Heritage Open Days.