1. Harwich Redoubt Fort Open Day 2019

    Cross the moat to enjoy the Redoubt Fort open day! At 11AM on Bank Holiday Monday (26th August) the gates to Harwich Redoubt Fort will swing open and visitors will…

  2. Redoubt Stair Lift Out of Action

    Due to technical issues, the stair lift at the Redoubt Fort is currently out of action. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. For further information please contact Dan Beck – …

  3. Writing the History on the walls

    In 1970 the Harwich Society first devised the idea of plaques on buildings and sites which commemorate some historic association. There are now more than twenty of them spread all…

  4. Ladies club celebrates its 70th anniversary

    Ladies club celebrates its 70th anniversary in Harwich The Over 20’s Club, originally called Parkeston Over 20’s Club when it was set up in the summer of 1949, was created…

  5. Flags to fly at half mast for ‘Fryatt Day’

    Flags to fly at half mast for ‘Fryatt Day’ In 2016, the centenary of the execution of Captain Fryatt, the Harwich Society wrote to Harwich Town Council to request that…

  6. Music Quiz Night

    Harwich Society Music Quiz Night – Monday 29th July 2019

  7. Foresters 200 Club draw

    The second Two Hundred Club draw of 2019 took place at Foresters during the Secret Gardens Weekend, on the afternoon of Saturday 6th July. As in previous years, Foresters opened…

  8. Busy week for Society as cruise ship passengers flock to Historic Harwich

    It was all hands on deck for the Harwich Society volunteers as cruise ship passengers flocked to visit Historic Harwich over three days when their cruises were in port. Everyone…

  9. Over 100 members attend Harwich Society AGM

    115 Harwich Society members packed out the Navigator in Barrack Lane Harwich on Friday 26th April as the Harwich Society held its AGM. The members heard the Society’s chairman, Colin…

  10. Harwich Standards going back to 1880 taken on by Harwich Society

    Harwich Standard editions going back to 1880 taken on by Harwich Society ARCHIVED copies of the Harwich and Manningtree Standard dating back to 1880 have been taken on by a…