1. Community comes together to create the Mayflower 2020 visitor centre

    The Harwich Society is at the centre of the project to turn Esplanade Hall in Historic Harwich into Harwich’s Mayflower 2020 visitor centre and volunteers are hard at work decorating…

  2. Harwich & Dovercourt Bay Leaflet 2020

  3. Living Sculpture To Commemorate Mayflower 400 Planted In Harwich

    A willow sculpture depicting The Mayflower has been planted in Harwich. Artists Emma and Adam of Willow Phoenix were commissioned to do the piece at Harwich Green by Tendring District…

  4. Snowdrops blossom at Bobbit’s Hole

    The Harwich Society’s nature reserve at Bobbit’s Hole is not just a summer visitor attraction but has much to be enjoyed at any time of the year. The volunteers who…

  5. Society quiz raises £300 for St Helena Hospice

    The Harwich Society Quiz Team runs quiz nights on the 1st Monday of each month at the Royal Oak public house to raise funds for the Harwich Society. The team…

  6. Winter Trip on the Orwell

    Ipswich Journal 1872 by an anonymous reporter. This descriptive piece opened with a lengthy paragraph devoted to mist creeping around the streets of Ipswich, but eventually described an early morning…

  7. Harwich Society’s Winter Programme is a big success

    Once the summer draws to an end and the Harwich Society’s visitor attractions close for another year, the Society’s Winter Programme of monthly meetings featuring illustrated talks begins and this…

  8. Chairman hosts reception to thank Society volunteers

    The Harwich Society’s army of volunteers were the guests of the Society’s chairman, Colin Farnell, on Friday evening as he hosted a Chairman’s reception to thank everyone for their efforts…

  9. We should have played ‘Dancing Queen’!

    The Harwich Society Quiz Team only made one mistake putting together the music quiz in aid of the Mayoress’ Appeal and that was not to include Abba’s Dancing Queen in…

  10. History Fair 2019 Photo Gallery

     Press Release – Society’s Annual History Fair 2019