Explore the storehouse of Essex history and beyond

The Essex Record Office hosts a wide range of events including talks, workshops, tours, and film screenings. Events take place at ERO in Chelmsford and around the county.





Essex History Group: The social, industrial and landscape history of Bourne Mill and ponds, Colchester

Tuesday 10 October, 10.30am to 12noon



ERO Neighbourhood Cinema: An Affair to Remember

Tuesday 17 October, 10.30am to 12.00noon



Foundation, reformation and restoration: Essex churches from the Saxons to the Victorians

Saturday 21 October, 9.30am to 3.45pm


Sounds in the city: recording an urban environment 

Friday 27 October, 10.00am-4:30pm



Discover: Manorial Documents

Monday 30 October, 2.00pm-4.00pm



Essex History Group: Recipe Books and Family Histories

Tuesday 14 November, 10.30am-12.00noon



Essex History Group: Recipe Books and Family Histories

Wednesday 15 November, 10.30am-12noon



Searchroom Tour

Saturday 18 November, 9.15am-10.30am


Discover: Your House History

Monday 20 November, 10.30am-3.30pm


Cost of events

Many of our events are free or low cost. You can pay for events by credit debit card in person or by using our online booking system. We accept the following cards:

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If you are unable to pay by credit or debit card then you can pay by cheque or cash at the ERO office.

Terms and conditions

View the terms and conditions for ERO event bookings.