Category Archives: Learning


Dinosaurs on the rampage will be stalking Havering Museum in the High Street, Romford, on Thursday 15th February, from 11.00am-3.00pm. Don’t miss this great Family Fun Day exploring Britain’s Dinosaurs and where they roamed through crafts and quizzes. Come along … Continue reading

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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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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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Titanic Primary Schools Competitions

Havering Museum in conjunction with, local solicitors Mullis & Peake, would like to invite schools to enter their School’s Titanic Poster and Story/Poem Competitions.   Primary schools are invited to send in four entries from their pupils for the poster and … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: April 2015

By Matthew Abel, Exhibitions Team Leader Welcome to the next in our series of “Objects of the Month”. Each month, we will be researching and writing about a different object from the museum’s collection, which will be displayed at the … Continue reading

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Romford Market : Historic Heart of the Town.

By Sarah Yeneralski Museum Volunteer Our new exhibition Romford Market: Historic Heart of the Town, focuses on the changing face of Romford Market and explores the impact it has on the town and the people who lived and worked in … Continue reading

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(Re) Made in Havering: All change in the galleries

We have been making some exciting changes to our permanent galleries over the past few months, which have already proved popular with our visitors. The Museum’s Made in Havering gallery, which explores the history of local brewing and manufacturing industries, … Continue reading

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Home Front Havering Exhibition Launch

  On Saturday 9 August, we launched our much-anticipated new exhibition Home Front Havering: Local Life in the First World War, commemorating 100 years since the start of the conflict. The exhibition is the focal point of a two-year WWI … Continue reading

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Exciting New Volunteer Opportunities

Saturday Front of House Volunteers   Are you, or someone you know aged 16 – 21 and interested in Volunteering?  If so, Havering Museum needs You! We are recruiting enthusiastic individuals who can commit 6 – 12 months assisting our Front of House … Continue reading

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James Edward Oglethorpe 1696 – 1785

  General Oglethorpe is one of many people of note featured in Havering Museums’ permanent displays. As well as being a military man, Oglethorpe was a Member of Parliament, a philanthropist, and founder of the colony of Georgia in the … Continue reading

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