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Halstead & District Local History Society

Halstead, Essex, England. Registered Charity No. 289304

Patron: Adrian Corder-Birch, D. L.,  President: Malcolm Root, FGRA

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1976 -2016


Sharing Our Heritage

Programme of Events

All events take place at 7:30pm in the Baptist Church, Hedingham Road, Halstead unless otherwise stated

Our programme may change at short notice due to circumstances outside our control

July 2017


Guided tour around the Jumbo water tower, Colchester

Meet at 2pm at the base of the water tower.  

September 2017


The Artists of Great Bardfield - inside story

A talk by Janet Dyson, art and local historian, who has lived in Great Bardfield for over 40 years.

October 2017


Six into One

A talk by Frances Saltmarsh using costume to give an insight into court life in Tudor times.

November 2017


The History of Easton Lodge - The Countess and Her Gardens

A talk by Claire Matthews, a Trustee of the Gardens at Easton Lodge.

December 2017


Christmas Celebrations featuring a slideshow by Malcolm Root and Jim Davis

Festive nibbles will be available following the slideshow

January 2018


The Society Annual General Meeting

February 2018


Anglican Clerical Characters

A talk by Roy Tricker Roy who spent 20 years teaching R.E. and 11 years with the Churches Conservation Trust. He has written guides to over 200 churches and led many walks exploring the beauty of church architecture.

March 2018

April 2018

May 2018


The History of RAF Wethersfield and how I became the Curator

An illustrated talk by Ross Stewart.

June 2018


Visit to Ridgewell Airfield Museum. Time to be confirmed

July 2018

September 2018

October 2018


The Wild West Goes East  

A talk by Phil Lyons on Buffalo Bill's Wild West show tour of East Anglia in 1903 and in particular his  Colchester show.

November 2018

December 2018