1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 2022 Harwich Society History Fair a great success

    The 2022 Harwich Society History Fair took place in the 1912 Centre over the weekend of Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th October and the organisers have hailed it as a…

  6. Harwich History Fair returns after a two year absence

    After a two year absence the popular Harwich History Fair is back and will take place in the 1912 Centre in Cow Lane, Harwich on Saturday 29th October and Sunday…

  7. Monthly talks begin with the history of Colchester Zoo

    For many Harwich Society members the most enjoyable part of the year is the winter programme of monthly talks. The Harwich Society arranges a talk each month throughout the winter…

  8. Victoria County History of Essex Book Launch and Offer

    To herald the launch of their latest “Red Book”, VCH Essex are offering a discount on the latest part to be published and a combined offer on both parts. They…

  9. Harwich’s pubs to tell their own story

    A project to produce books about each of Harwich’s pubs has finally achieved its first publication with the story of the Hanover going on sale. The idea is to create…

  10. Harwich Society supports National Heritage Weekend

    The Harwich Society has always supported National Heritage weekend and, for this year’s event, (10th & 11th Sep) almost all of its visitor attractions will be open to the public…