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Friday, 19 February 2016
Building the Wireless Age. Major Marconi Exhibition this Spring in Chelmsford
Building the Wireless
A Unique Marconi Exhibition at The Original Marconi Wireless and Telegraphy Works in Hall Street, Chelmsford, the World's first wireless factory which Marconi established in 1898.
Marconi Science WorX: Chelmsford Civic Society in collaboration with BBC Essex.
Open 11th March to 29th May 2016
Every Sat. & Sun. 11.00am - 3.00pm
LATEST UPDATE! Oyez Oyez - Tony Appleton, the Town Crier, will open the Marconi Exhibition to the public on Friday 11th March at 11.00 and Peter Turret Chairman of Marconi Veterans Association, will be there to show visitors around until midday and to answer any questions.
Tim Wander, curator. Marconi historian and author, will speak on 'Hall Street and Marconi: Building the Wireless Age' on Friday 18th March at 7pm - tickets £5. Tim's book 'Marconi's Hall Street Works: The World’s First Wireless Factory' is made possible by a grant from Essex Heritage Trust with proceeds from book sales going towards the exhibition.
Dave Monk. BBC Essex well-known broadcaster, will speak on ‘The BBC and Me and his life behind the Mike!' on Fri 25th March at 7pm - FREE but please book on Eventbrite.
Ray Clark. broadcaster and author - Friday 1st April at 7.00 – ‘All at Sea' - the exiling story of offshore Radio Caroline the true story of the boat that rocked - FREE but please book on Eventbrite.
ADVANCE NOTICE: In May there will be a BIG BBC ESSEX WEEKEND and a double event by Prof. Danielle George with permanent static displays throughout March, April and May courtesy of The International Marconi Museum, Bologna, Essex Record Office, Tim Wander and much more.
To book tickets please visit www.chelmsfordcivicsociety.eventbrite.com - proceeds from tickets and books will pay for setting up the exhibition.