1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. National Heritage Open Days Weekend Photo Gallery

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  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. Storytelling Weekend!

    The storytelling sessions this year will take place on Saturday, Sunday and Monday afternoons. Saturday 24th August: I.30PM – Story walk of Misinformation 2:00PM – Jan Williams – East Anglian…

  10. Redoubt Fort Stair lift back in action

    We are pleased to announce that the Redoubt Fort stair lift has been repaired and is now back in action. Apologies again for any inconvenience caused. If users would kindly…