1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. HS50 QUIZ QUESTIONS AUG 2021

    HS50 QUIZ QUESTIONS AUG 2021

  7. Harwich Society’s COVID-19 memorial to be officially unveiled

    This Sunday (1st August) is the ‘Bobbit’s Stroll’ open day at the Harwich Society’s Bobbit’s Hole nature reserve and the occasion has been chosen for the official unveiling of the…

  8. Come and stroll at Bobbit’s Hole!

    Sunday 1st August will see Harwich’s slowest charity walk take place for the 11th time at the Harwich Society’s Bobbit’s Hole Nature Reserve in Dovercourt. Bobbit’s Hole is an oasis…

  9. 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 the council unofficially made 27th July, the date of…

  10. A cautious reopening for the Harwich Society’s visitor attractions

    The Harwich Society volunteers who staff the Society’s visitor attractions are delighted to be open again but a cautious approach is being taken and those attractions which are difficult to…