1. Parkeston’s history preserved at Harwich Redoubt Fort

    A project to preserve important aspects of Parkeston’s history is nearing completion at Harwich’s Redoubt Fort. When Parkeston’s St Paul’s church closed in 2014 the fate of the historic organ…

  2. Harwich Society to establish town museum

    Thanks to a local benefactor the Harwich Society is to be given a lease on the former MPH building adjacent to Harwich’s High Lighthouse which will be turned into a…

  3. Harwich Society quarterly magazine put on hold

    One of the benefits to Harwich Society membership is that all members receive the very popular quarterly magazine, Highlight. Unfortunately, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the magazine will not be…

  4. All Society visitor attractions are closed until further notice

    UPDATED As a result of the Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic the Harwich Society is announcing that its visitor attractions are closed to the general public until further notice. The Harwich Society…

  5. Two Harwich Society events cancelled as a precaution against Coronavirus

    In light of the present advice to avoid unnecessary gatherings the Harwich Society has cancelled its monthly meeting and talk scheduled to take place on Friday 27th March in the…

  6. Harwich Society led project to replace town centre mural

    Dovercourt town centre is to get a new mural to replace the existing one thanks to a project led by the Harwich Society. For a number of years there has…

  7. 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…

  8. Harwich & Dovercourt Bay Leaflet 2020

  9. 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…

  10. 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…