1. Music and comedy as the Harwich Society prepares for Christmas

    For many Harwich Society members the programme of monthly talks scheduled throughout the winter months are the highlight of the Harwich Society calendar. On the last Friday of each month…

  2. Society holds annual dinner

    On Saturday evening, over 60 members of the Harwich Society gathered at the Waterfront on Dovercourt seafront for the Harwich Society’s annual dinner. This event is one of the highlights…

  3. First music quiz since February 2020

    The Harwich Society Quiz Team is delighted to announce that they will be running a music quiz in aid of Saint Helena Hospice at the Royal Oak public house on…

  4. Harwich Society ‘winter programme’ of talks returns

    A very popular part of Harwich Society membership is the ‘winter programme’ of monthly meetings which include a talk by a guest speaker. The talks are on a wide range…

  5. Harwich Society supports National Heritage Weekend

    The Harwich Society has always supported National Heritage weekend and, for this year’s event, almost all of its visitor attractions will be open to the public free of charge. The…

  6. Meet Harwich Author, June Bretherton

    A chance to meet Harwich author , June Bretherton, ‘Heritage Open Days’ weekend, 11 & 12 September at the Ha’penny Pier, Visitors Information Centre. The Information Centre is open daily…

  7. Harwich Society monthly quiz nights start up again

    The Harwich Society has held a monthly quiz night in the Royal Oak public house since July 2013. These very popular, fun evenings had to be suspended in March 2020…

  8. Harwich Society’s ‘Dad’s Army’ on parade for Bank Holiday Sunday

    The Harwich Society’s very own Private Pike and Captain Mainwaring will be going on parade at Harwich’s Redoubt Fort on Sunday 29th August (Bank Holiday Sunday). Simon Todd and Grant…

  9. Renowned local organist ‘pulls out all the stops’ to play Parkeston organ in Redoubt Fort

    Following the closure of Saint Paul’s parish church in Parkeston, many artefacts were moved to the Harwich Society’s Redoubt Fort where a room was converted to exhibit them. The artefacts…

  10. HS50 QUIZ QUESTIONS AUG 2021

    HS50 QUIZ QUESTIONS AUG 2021