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Thursday, 26 January 2017

Essex Society for Archaeology and History: Programme for 2017

Programme of Visits 2017
Wednesday 22 February 2017 6.00pm
Illustrated talk about the Cold War Vulcan Bomber, by the Vulcan Restoration Trust. Venue: Chelmsford Museum. Cost free to members on production of programme card, non-members £2.00.

Saturday 11 March 2.00pm
Morant Lecture: Illustrated Talk by Ben Cowell on Some Essex Country Houses and their Owners, Venue: Church House Newport Including refreshments. Cost £5.00 members, £6.00 non-members

Saturday 18 March 10.30am-3.30pm
Landscape & Place Names Conference at the Essex Record Office. (All welcome)

Monday 24 April 2pm
Tour of Hylands House Chelmsford, including refreshments. Cost £5.00

Thursday 27 April 8pm
High Country History Group. Speaker: Andrew Smith, ESAH. ‘Essex Churches: Then & Now’. Toot Hill Village Hall Stanford Rivers CM5 9LR. Visitors £3 including refreshments (All welcome)

Thursday 18 May 10.30am
Tour of Coalhouse Fort and visit to St Catherines Church, East Tilbury, including refreshments at St Catherines Church. Cost £6.00

Saturday 17 June 2pm
AGM at Silver End Village Hall, Silver End near Witham. Possible tour of the estate afterwards. Donations for refreshments.

Wednesday 12 July 12 noon
Afternoon cruise on a Thames Barge from Maldon. Cost £20.00pp afternoon tea available (min of 12, £11.50) min 40, max 50.


Wednesday 23 August 10.30am
Tour of Bulmer's Brickyards in Bulmer, near Sudbury, Suffolk (but still in Essex!!) including refreshments. Cost £5.00

Saturday 16 September 10.30pm
 Tour of Alderford Mill, Sible Hedingham, including refreshments Cost £ 5.00 Max 20

Saturday 7 October 10am -4pm
Essex Industrial Archaeology Group Industrial Heritage Fair at Wat Tyler Country Park (All welcome)

Sunday 15 October 12.30pm for 1pm
Morant Lunch: at the Purleigh Bell in Purleigh Max 28-30 Cost £28   Speaker: Tony Tuckwell on ‘How Essex became a Diocese with Chelmsford as its Cathedral’ Bookings by 15 September please.

Saturday 4 November 10am-4.30pm
History & Archaeology Symposiums: Venue Christ Church United Reformed Church, New London Road, Chelmsford.

Saturday 11 November 2 pm
 EIAG Annual Meeting at Chelmsford Museum followed by a lecture by Tony Kirby on Railways and Industry. Cost free to members on production of programme card, non-members £2.00.

Further details of all events and availability are available from the Excursions Secretary, Mr. Graham Gould, 16 Osborne Road, Leyton, E10 5QW.  All events to be booked via the Excursion Secretary at least 10 days prior to the event. Please enclose a stamped addressed envelope for each event, for maps and other instructions if you do not want these by email.  Cheques should be made payable to the Essex Society for Archaeology and History. If there are any transport issues in attending these events, please contact the Programme Secretary.

The visits on the Society's programme are open to members and associate members only unless otherwise stated.  The Society can accept no liability for loss or injury sustained by members attending any of its programmed events.  Members are asked to take care when visiting old buildings or sites and to alert others to any obvious risks.  Please respect the privacy of those who invite us into their homes.

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