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Heritage Centre Archive Open

From: 27 August, 2017 - 03:00pm Until: 27 August, 2017 - 05:00pm

Quiz Evening

From: 5 September, 2017 - 07:30pm Until: 5 September, 2017 - 09:00pm

Come join us for an evening quiz in the Village Hall. Team maximum of 6 and £2 per person to enter. Tea, coffee, nibbles and biscuits for a small fee. Bring own alcoholic drinks and glasses only.

Living in a Prefab!

From: 3 October, 2017 - 02:30pm Until: 3 October, 2017 - 05:00pm

By courtesy of the Bowls Club, a talk about the prefabs.

Heritage Society Christmas Social

From: 5 December, 2017 - 07:30pm Until: 5 December, 2017 - 09:30pm

By courtesy of the Bowls Club, bring a plate to share and enjoy the fun!

Previous Events

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Heritage Centre Archive Open

From: 13 August, 2017 - 03:00pmUntil: 13 August, 2017 - 05:00pm

Galley Day - Traditional Village Fete

From: 29 July, 2017 - 01:00pmUntil: 29 July, 2017 - 05:00pm

The Heritage Society will have a display at the Fete which is a good day out for all the family.

Heritage Centre Archive Open

From: 23 July, 2017 - 03:00pmUntil: 23 July, 2017 - 05:00pm

Heritage Centre Archive Open

From: 8 July, 2017 - 10:00amUntil: 8 July, 2017 - 12:00pm

Heritage Centre Archive Open

From: 24 June, 2017 - 10:00amUntil: 24 June, 2017 - 12:00pm

Visit to De La Warr Pavilion & Great Dixter Gardens

From: 18 June, 2017 - 09:00amUntil: 18 June, 2017 - 06:00pm

Leaving the village at 09.00 for the De La Warr Pavilion and then on th Great Dixter Gardens for about 2.00pm. There are catering facilities available there and we will be holding a raffle on the coach with a cash prize.

Heritage Centre Archive Open

From: 10 June, 2017 - 10:00amUntil: 10 June, 2017 - 12:00pm

Heritage Centre Archive open

From: 27 May, 2017 - 11:00amUntil: 27 May, 2017 - 12:00pm

Heritage Centre Archive open & Family Event

From: 13 May, 2017 - 10:00amUntil: 13 May, 2017 - 01:00pm

The Archive will be open as usual but we hope to run a Family Heritage Hunt also.

Heritage Centre Archive Open

From: 22 April, 2017 - 10:00amUntil: 22 April, 2017 - 12:00pm

Heritage Centre Archive open

From: 8 April, 2017 - 10:00amUntil: 8 April, 2017 - 12:00pm

Families of Disabled Soldiers of World War 1

From: 4 April, 2017 - 02:00pmUntil: 4 April, 2017 - 04:30pm

By courtesy of the Bowls Club, a talk to members and guests by Professor Michael Roper. An entrance charge will be in place for this session to cover the cost of the Speaker etc. Tea & biscuits are included in entrance fee and there will also be a raffle.


Members Christmas Social

From: 7 December, 2016 - 07:30pmUntil: 7 December, 2016 - 09:30pm

At Silver End Bowls Club from 7.30

Essex Sound and Video Archive

From: 5 October, 2016 - 02:30pmUntil: 5 October, 2016 - 04:30pm

A talk by Martin Astell from Essex Record Office about the sound and video recordings held by the Record Offfice.

Annual General Meeting

From: 28 July, 2016 - 07:30pmUntil: 28 July, 2016 - 09:30pm

Our annual gathering to be held in the Congregational Church Hall on Thursday 28th July at 7.30 pm. Refreshments will be available for a small charge and there will be an opportunity to view two films of the recent 90th Celebrations.

Crittall Windows Reunion

From: 21 April, 2016 - 02:30pmUntil: 21 April, 2016 - 05:00pm

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of Silver End, Braintree Museum is holding another popular Crittall reunion afternoon on Thursday 21 April, 2:30pm – 5:00pm focused around the history of the village.

 Collections Manager, Claire Willetts will give a talk on the history of Silver End, exploring how the village was developed through the eyes of the Crittall Magazine from the Museum Archives. Visitors will also get the chance to look at artefacts from the Museum’s Crittall Windows archive including photographs, staff magazines, product catalogues and other materials.




Current staff from the Crittall factory in Witham will also be attending.

Entry is free but please give the Museum a call on 01376 328868 or email to book. 

Nine Decades of Village Life

From: 16 April, 2016 - 10:00amUntil: 16 April, 2016 - 04:00pm

Opening Ceremony at 9.45 by Mrs. Laura Russell, great-granddaughter of Francis Henry Crittall in front of the VIllage Hall.  Venues around the village will host a decade from the past 90 years.  Collect a 'passport' and visit all venues to get it stamped and then drop it off at the Heritage Society for entry into a Prize Draw.

There is so much happening on the day that the list would be too long to add here!

Braintree Museum Talk

From: 3 March, 2016 - 12:00amUntil: 3 March, 2016 - 12:00am

A talk by Claire Willetts from Braintree Museum.  Held on THURSDAY, time to be confirmed.

"Share and Tell"

From: 6 January, 2016 - 02:30pmUntil: 6 January, 2016 - 04:30pm

The first event in our 90th Anniversary Year is an informal get together so you can come along and share memories of the past in Silver End Bowls Club from 2.30 pm.  Entrance is free but there will be a small charge for tea & coffee.

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