Event Calendar  2019

History Society meetings 7:30 at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton

 

March 21st    What is new in our archives? with George Hardwick

 

April 18th       Whatever happened to Southcliff? with Roger Kennell

 

May 16th        Aviation, archaeology and St Osyth WW2 with Bill Smith

 

June 20th       Ghosts of The Tower of London with Brian D’Arcy

 

July 18th        Members short presentations with Sandra Adams Salmon & Gill Green

 

August 15th    The Kirby Riots with Malcolm Batty

 

Sept 19th        WW1 The Harwich Force, Captain Fryatt, The SS Brussels & the surrender of the U boats into Harwich harbour

 

Oct 17th          A.G.M.followed by a short DVD of Johnson’s of Clacton with Anthony Allston

 

Nov 21st          The Great Stink, the building of London’s sewers with Francis Boardman

 

Dec 19th          Christmas Quiz with Vic Miller

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Other Events

 

May 25th      2pm: Talk by Norman Jacobs, ‘Welcome to Sunny Clacton’  Followed by local history fair in St James Church with a cup of tea and at 3.15pm Free guided walk with Josie Watson, meet outside West Cliff Theatre entrance

 

May 26th      Seaside Revival Family Fun Day – Free!

 The Greensward, Marine Parade West 10.00am to 5.00pm

Visit our Local History Society display in The Heritage Tent

The Clacton & District Local History Society was formed in 1985 to research, record and promote the history of Clacton & District. We meet on the third Thursday of each month, 7:30 at Pier Avenue Baptist Church, Clacton with a guest speaker. Membership is £12.50 per year. This gives free entry to all meetings. Non-members are welcome to meetings for £2.00.  We also have a small museum on the second floor of Clacton Library in Station Road, open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday.

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Clacton and District Local History Society researches,records and promotes the history of Clacton and District. We meet on the third Thursday of each month, 7:30 at Pier Avenue Baptist Church,Membership is £12.50 per year.Non-members welcome. We have a small museum on the second floor of Clacton Library Station Road, open 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday.