1. Harwich Redoubt Christmas Closing

    Harwich Redoubt will be closed: Sunday 24th December, Christmas Eve Sunday 31st December, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day Monday 1st January 2024. Reopening on Sunday 7th January 2024. Further information email…

  2. Harwich Stars Returns for Christmas 2023

    Harwich Stars is returning for Christmas 2023 to bring sparkle to Harwich and Dovercourt! Hundreds of beautifully hand-decorated stars, designed and decorated by local schoolchildren, will once again form a…

  3. Christmas craft at Harwich Maritime Museum

    The Harwich Society volunteers who staff Harwich Maritime Museum will be opening the museum out of season to provide a Christmas seasonal opportunity for those interested in making their own…

  4. The Christopher Jones House

    The Christopher Jones House is now closed for the Winter but visits can be arranged on request. If you would like to arrange a visit to the house either as…

  5. ‘Take Thick with the Light’ – Stitching together the Stopher story – Suffolk and World War 1

    A new exhibition at the Harwich Arts & Heritage Centre throughout November with a special event on Thursday 30th November (Noon – 2pm) with artist Julie Lockhart. ‘Take Thick with…

  6. Excavations at The Essex County Hospital

    ‘Excavations at The Essex County Hospital’ – a talk by  Adam Wightman, Colchester Archaeological Trust. Friday 24th Nov 2023 at Navigator Hall, Barrack Lane, Harwich. CO12 3NP. An archaeological evaluation…

  7. Music quiz for Saint Helena Hospice

    The Harwich Society Quiz Team run a monthly General Knowledge quiz in the Royal Oak public house and, in addition, run occasional music quiz nights spread throughout the year. The…

  8. Harwich Society winter programme continues with talk on Churchill’s secret army in North East Essex

    For many Harwich Society members the winter programme of monthly talks is the most valuable part of their Harwich Society membership.  From September through to March a monthly talk is…

  9. WW2 Home Guard Re-enactment at Harwich Redoubt

    WW2 Home Guard reenactors Grant Harris and Simon Todd will be welcoming visitors to the Redoubt with their display of World War II guns, bombs and uniforms and will perform…

  10. A very special visit to Harwich

    The Harwich Society Guide Panel enjoy every opportunity to show visitors around our historic town but a recent visit from 50 year 5 students from the Mayflower School in Poplar,…