1. 50th anniversary is something to sing about!

    This year is the 50th anniversary of the Harwich Society and chairman, Colin Farnell, made sure that the celebratory dinner was an event that no-one present would ever forget. The…

  2. Harwich Society quiz team to run music quiz for Mayoress’ Appeal

    In addition to the monthly General Knowledge quiz, the Harwich Society Quiz Team run four or five music quizzes each year and the next one is on Monday 28th October…

  3. Society Winter programme begins

    With the busy summer season drawing to a close the Harwich Society begins its Winter programme on Friday 27th September. Throughout the winter months the Society holds monthly meetings on…

  4. National Heritage Open Days Weekend Photo Gallery

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  5. Events to celebrate Harwich Society’s 50th anniversary

    The Harwich Society is 50 years old this year and events are under way to celebrate. The Society purchased the opportunity to have its logo as the floral arrangement in…

  6. Essex Heritage Trust holds AGM in Harwich

    Historic  Harwich became the centre of attention for the Essex Heritage Trust last week as 50 of its members including the Lord Lieutenant of Essex, Jennifer Tolhurst, and the Mayor…

  7. Society’s Annual History Fair 2019

    Harwich’s annual history fair has become a firm favourite on the calendar of local events and the 4th Harwich History Fair will take place in the 1912 Centre in Cow…

  8. Historic Harwich’s hidden history to be revealed thanks to the National heritage Lottery Fund

    The Harwich Society is celebrating becoming lottery winners as its Archaeology Group has been awarded a £10,000 grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to facilitate an architectural survey of…

  9. Family of Harwich’s World War I admiral visit Historic Harwich

    Throughout World War I the Harwich Force, a large fleet of Royal Navy light cruisers and destroyers, was commanded by Admiral Sir Reginald Tyrwhitt and, as a result of a…

  10. Once upon a time in the Ha’penny Pier Visitor Centre

    The Ha’penny Pier Visitor Centre’s Storytelling Weekend has become a firm favourite with adults and children alike and this year it will take place on all three days of the…