Explore the storehouse of Essex history and beyond

Join us for a talk on a range of historical subjects, or find out how to make the most of our wonderful Searchroom.



 Essex Threads

Saturday 15th June, 10.00am-3.00pm


Searchroom Tour

Tuesday 18 June, 10.30am-11.15am



Searchroom Tour

Saturday 27th July, 9.30am-10.15am


Crafts: Shadow Box

Saturday 27th July, 10.30am-3.30pm, £30



Essex History Group: Thames Sailing Barges – Past, Present & Future

Tuesday 3 September, 10.30am-12.00noon and 2.00pm-3.30pm

 Searchroom Tour

Thursday 5 September, 10.30am-11.15am



Essex History Group: The Witches of Elizabethan Essex

Tuesday 8 October, 10.30am-12.00noon and 2.00pm-3.30pm


 Searchroom Tour

Thursday 10 October, 10.30am-11.15am



Essex History Group: Cogs in the Machinery of War

Tuesday 5 November, 10.30am-12.00noon

Tuesday 12 November, 10.30am-12.00noon

Searchroom Tour

Thursday 15 November, 10.30am-11.15am



Essex History Group: The Great Escape from Hong Kong

Tuesday 3 December, 10.30am-12.00noon

Tuesday 10 December, 10.30am-12.00noon



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

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