Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Perfect Centenary

If you’ve seen the Historic Havering article in this month’s Living in Havering magazine, it might interest you to know that reprints of all 3 of the Charles Perfect books mentioned about Hornchurch are available from the Havering Museum. Our Village was written … Continue reading

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Silks & Shells

On display in the Museum, until Saturday 16th December 2017, is an amazing mini-exhibition on Love and Art From the Front during World War One. Silks and Shells shows a collection of incredible trench art, made out of shell cases … Continue reading

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Did You Know?….Romford Stove

The “Romford stove” which is mentioned in some 19th Century literature refers to a Rumford stove or fireplace as championed by Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, an Anglo-American physicist and inventor. He designed a fireplace, or altered existing ones with brick inserts, to … Continue reading

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Local history books

We’ve just received some new copies of the popular 1915 Ordnance Survey maps of Romford, Upminster and Hornchurch. There are copies of John Foley’s Romford History Tour and London’s East End History Tour along with our normal large selection of local … Continue reading

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New Dimension Choir’s Christmas Concert on 2nd December

Tickets for the New Dimension Choir’s Christmas Concert at All Saints Church, Ardleigh Green on Saturday 2nd December are now on sale at the Havering Museum. Help support the Museum and the Ardleigh Green based choir by buying tickets at the … Continue reading

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SEARCH FOR SAM THE SHEEP

Join in the family fun and look out for Sam the Sheep who will be “hiding” somewhere in the Museum from Tuesday 21st November until Tuesday 5th December. Together with local businesses and organisations, The Museum, in the High Street, … Continue reading

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Variety Club sponsored by Clemence Hoar Cummings for the second year.

                         BLOG ITEM  Variety Club  –  A Helping Hand For the second year running David Belbin of Accountants Clemence Hoar Cummings has sponsored Havering Museum’s Variety Club.  The Variety Club has been running for nearly five years and is designed … Continue reading

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