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.