An interesting programme of talks, mostly on local topics, takes place regularly throughout the year.

Talks are held in the Old School Hall (formerly the Learning for Life Centre) at 7:30pm  usually on the first Friday of February, March, April, May, June, September, October and November. A charge of £3 is made to cover expenses.

Forthcoming talks 2019  

Friday 1 February         Stephen Nunn           ” The Battle of Maldon”

Friday 1 March              Tony Tuckwell           ” The History of New Hall Chelmsford”

Friday 5 April                Alison Foster            ” Sainsbury’s Archives”

Friday 3 May                 Frances Hart             ” Silk From China”

Friday 7 June                Colin Street               ” Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre”  

Friday 6 September     Roger Beckett            ” Thames Sailing Barges”

Friday  4 October          Keith Lovell               ” Essex Food”

Friday 1 November       David Stubbs            Timeframe Film Evening   


During the year, Friends are invited to Private Views   at the opening of new Exhibitions.

The first of these in 2019 is on Saturday 26 January when the exhibition Crittall Iron Portraits opens.