Chelmsford

Properties and events in Chelmsford

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A Tale of Fire, Water and Waste

Chelmsford, Essex,
Online event
Pre-booking not required

Learn about how Fire, Water and Waste were dealt with in times gone by.

A Virtual Tour of Great Baddow Part Two

Chelmsford, Essex,
Online event
Pre-booking not required

After part one last year, this year we have part two of a Great Baddow virtual tour.

A Walk In JA Baker Country

Church Road, Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 4BE
In person
Pre-booking required

Walk in JA Baker, author of the book The Peregrine, with your guide to point out areas of significance.

Backnang, Chelsmford's Twin Town - An Introduction

Chelmsford, Essex,
Online event
Pre-booking not required

Backnang is Chelmsford's twin town in Germany

Chelmer Village Before Chelmer Village Part Two

Chelmsford, Essex,
Online event
Pre-booking not required

What was there before Chelmer Village?

Chelmsford Black History Walk

Anne Knight Building, Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1LW
In person
Pre-booking required

Join Winnie for this walk across Chelmsford

Chelmsford City’s Secret Waterways

38 High Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1BE
In person
Pre-booking required

Learn about the waterways of Chelmsford and their history.

Chelmsford High Street History Walk

225-226 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0LR
In person
Pre-booking required

This walk features locations along the High Street between the stone bridge and the Saracen’s Head, covering the stories and times of the people and buildings between 1860 and 1960.

Chelmsford's Blue Plaques

Chelmsford, Essex,
Online event
Pre-booking not required

A film about Chelmsford's Blue Plaques with some of the sites where they are homed.

Chelmsford’s Dark Witch History Walk

Bellmead, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1LE
In person
Pre-booking required

Elly walks around parts of Chelmsford telling us about the witch trials of the past.

Chelsmford History Rock Snake

Boleyn Gardens, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 6EB
In person
Pre-booking not required

Add to Chelmsford History Rock Snake or attend one of two painting sessions.

Curators Tour of Restless Brilliance: The Story of J.A. Baker and The Peregrine

Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9AQ
In person
Pre-booking required

Join curator Sarah Harvey to explore author JA Baker’s life, writing and love of nature on a tour of the exhibition Restless Brilliance: The Story of J.A. Baker and The Peregrine at Chelmsford Museum.

Dr John Dee Podcast

Chelmsford, Essex,
Online event
Pre-booking not required

Who was Dr John Dee?

Essex Record Office Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Wharf Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6YT
In person
Pre-booking required

The Essex Record Office is the county archive service for Essex and holds primary sources including written archives, maps and drawings, photographs, and recorded sound and video. Find out about the work of the ERO and its collections.

Galleywood Common Guided Walk

The Common, Galleywood, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8TR
In person
Pre-booking required

A guided walk around Galleywood Common where once a racecourse stood.

Galleywood Heritage Centre Archives Talk

The Common, Galleywood, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8TR
In person
Pre-booking required

The talk about Galleywood’s History will include photographs from our archives and cover the racecourse, the two windmills, Napoleonic remains and much more.

Haunted Chelmsford Podcast

Chelmsford, Essex,
Online event
Pre-booking not required

Stories of haunted Chelmsford.

Heritage Memory Board

The Meadows Shopping Centre, 42-47 High Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 6FD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Due to the success of last years memory board we are doing it again!

Heritage With Water Photograph Competition

12 High Chelmer, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1XL
In person
Pre-booking not required

Water and Heritage themed photographic competition display in the High Chelmer Shopping Centre! - Who knows, and maybe yours will be displayed!

Hylands House Open Day

London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

Hylands House will be open with a theme of Hylands Families