Thursday, 14 September 2017

Essex Churches Conference. Essex Record Office. Saturday 21 October 2018

From the Essex Record Office,

I am writing about an event that I hope will be of interest to your members. Would you be so kind as to forward on the details to them?

We are hosting a conference at the Essex Record Office on Saturday 21 October on Foundation, reformation and restoration: Essex churches from the Saxons to the Victorians, which will be a sweeping overview of several centuries of church building in Essex.

Kind regards,
Hannah Salisbury
Engagement and Events Manager, Essex Record Office

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

The Forests Of Essex. Conference. Gilwell Park. Monday 19 February 2018.

This day conference will explore the cultural and natural heritage of the forests of Essex, and issues of the understanding, management and future of trees, woods and forests in the county.

The conference will include a keynote session by author and historic landscape specialist, Professor Tom Williamson, who heads up the Landscape Group within the School of History at the UEA, and contributions from Charles Watkins, author and Professor of Rural Geography at the University of Nottingham, as well as a range of national and local experts. 

The conference will be held at the fantastic Gilwell Park conference centre, which is set in 108 acres on the edge of Epping Forest, close to Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge, and less than 20 minutes from central London.

Date: Monday 19 February 2018
Venue: Gilwell Park, London
Cost: £65 including light lunch

03330 132 738

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

New Geographies Walk. Little Maplestead. Thursday 21 September 2017


Journey into our ancient past with Dr James Canton, lecturer in Wild Writing at the University of Essex, and author of Out of Essex: Re-imagining a Literary Landscape and Ancient Wonderings.

In this walking tour, he searches for a lost Roman Road, sharing thoughts about Britain’s long-lost landscapes, and the beliefs and cultural practices of those who lived here, thousands of years ago.

Meet at St John the Baptist:
The Round Church
Little Maplestead, CO9 2SL
Free, Suitable for all ages.
Dogs on leads welcome.
Places limited so booking advised

Event in association with the University of Essex

New Geographies
Do you know an overlooked or unexpected place that you think is important and which you’d like to nominate as a potential site for an exciting art project? Help us redraw the map of the region with places important to those living here, by going online to nominate a location.

Art Exchange
Placing the artist at its core, Art Exchange is a space where art, artists and audiences can meet. Sited at the University of Essex in Colchester, our programme of exhibitions, talks and events creates a platform for ideas to be exchanged and connections to be made.

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Essex Industrial Heritage Fair. 7 October 2017. Exhibitors Invited

Essex Industrial Archaeology Group, Industrial Heritage Fair 2017

We are inviting you to participate or visit the 2017 event that will take place on:

Saturday 7th October 2017 between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm
at the Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea, SS16 4UH

The event is organised to raise the profile of the diverse industrial heritage of Essex and will also have benefits and advantages for your group or organisation.

The Fair will allow you to:
Promote and market your museum/site/society to other exhibitors and the public
Generate interest in your subject
Attract new and repeat visitors
Recruit volunteers
Network with other exhibitors to share experience, knowledge and expertise

The Fair will feature:
Local museums, industrial heritage sites and society stands
Short talks throughout the day on aspects of Essex industrial history
The Country Park Trail - a walk around the site that was once the Nobel Explosives factory
Family activities

The Wat Tyler Country Park offers:
Free on-site parking
125 acres of stunning parkland
A comfortable café offering a wide range of refreshments
Amenities for a great family day out

To book a stand at the Fair costs £15—email essexiag@gmail.com

For visitors it is a free event