1. WW2 Home Guard Re-enactment at Harwich Redoubt

    THIS Saturday, 27th May, WW2 Home Guard reenactors Grant Harris and Simon Todd will be welcoming visitors with their display of World War II guns, bombs and uniforms and will…

  2. Volunteers Needed at Harwich Lifeboat Museum

    Volunteers needed at Harwich Lifeboat Museum. Contact curator Charlie Powell, Tel 07717501868 Or email volunteers@harwich-society.co.uk

  3. Coronation Flypast – 6th May 2023

    Coronation Flypast 6th May 2023

  4. Harwich Redoubt Opening Days & Times May 2023

    OPEN – Bank Holiday Monday 1st May –  10:00 – 16:00 OPEN – Thursday 4th May – 10:00 – 16:00 OPEN – Friday 5th May – 10:00 – 16:00 CLOSED…

  5. Why is Tollgate called Tollgate?

    Any Harwich Society members who wish to know the answer to this question will enjoy the guest speaker at the Harwich Society’s monthly meeting on Friday 31st March. Throughout the…

  6. Holocaust Memorial Day to be commemorated in Harwich

    Each year on January 27th Holocaust Memorial Day is commemorated, as this is the anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1945. This day also honours the…

  7. Harwich Society talk features local historian

    Throughout the winter months the Harwich Society runs a monthly meeting with a guest speaker and many interesting and humorous subjects are covered. The monthly talk taking place in the…

  8. Fear, Hunger, Death: Christmas and the Mayflower Settlers

    A talk by Richard Holledge, author of Voices of the Mayflower. At Christopher Jones’ House then Lambard’s Salthouse in Kings Head Street, Harwich. Saturday December 10th, midday to 2pm. Immerse…

  9. Churchill And The Movie Mogul

    In August 1913 the Chelmsford Chronicle reported: “The First Lord of the Admiralty (Mr. Winston Churchill) arrived at Harwich on Saturday morning the torpedo-boat destroyer Swift. He landed from a…

  10. PRESS RELEASE: Society’s sadness as Covid 19 memorial is stolen

    The Harwich Society has expressed great sadness and anger at the theft of its Covid 19 memorial sundial from the Society’s nature reserve at Bobbit’s Hole in Dovercourt. The sundial…