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Galleywood Heritage Centre November Events

Date published: 15/03/2018

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The display in the Heritage room during  November and December  will be "The Home Front" Open  Tuesdays 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm. It may be available at other times by appointment only with Wendy on 01245 250499 or  wendy.gf@blueyonder.co.uk .  Entry free but donations welcomed.  The Heritage Room will close for Christmas on Tuesday 11th December and will reopen on Tuesday 8th January 2019.
 
Please check website in case of any last minute changes to the programme of events.
 
Tuesday 6th November
Exhibition “Spitfire down in Chelmsford 1940”. 2pm to 4pm, entrance free. There will be a small display by Derek and Rod Aspinell regarding the crash of a Spitfire in New London Road, Chelmsford when sadly the pilot Sub/Lt A G Blake was killed. Refreshments available from tea room.
Tuesday 13th November
The Horseshoe tea room is open between 2 pm & 4 pm and the scrabble group is meeting there – visitors are welcome to join in. Contact Ann Patricia Eley on 01245 466449 for more details. If you would like to bring along any other games/cards feel free to do so.
Saturday 17th November
Essex Society For Family History Chelmsford Group Meeting
10 am to 4 pm . All welcome, family history advice available. Whilst free for members a donation of £3 from non members would be appreciated. Refreshments available from tea room.
 
·        10.30am Morning session:   Essex in London - Ancestral Research in parts of Essex now within London Boroughs 
 by Eric Probert 
·        2.00pm Afternoon session:  Hylands House in the Great War - World War One was a busy time at Hylands, owned at the time by Sir Daniel Gooch, - on Thursday 14th August 1914 Hylands Military Hospital opened and on Friday 11th April 1918 it closed. During this time about 1500 soldiers were treated there, and we have the stories of a few of them. There were also reviews of local troops in the park by both the King and Lord Kitchener. 
 by Linda Knock
 
www.esfh.org.uk for more details or contact  honsec@esfh.org
 
Sunday 18th November
"Remembering 1918" free exhibition 10 am to 4 pm. Kindly sponsored by Galleywood Parish Council. This will cover many aspects of the Great War in 1918 including the battles, the Home Front and much more. Display by the Western Front Association, Essex branch. Refreshments available from the tea room.
Tuesday 20th November
Talk"A-Z of Christmas" by Eric Probert. £3 per person, doors open at 1.30 pm talk starts at 2 pm . Refreshments available from tea room.
Sunday 25th November
Galleywood Christmas Market 10am to 3 pm,  entrance free. Visit Santa in his grotto from 1pm, £2.50. Refreshments available from tea room.
 
 Galleywood Heritage Centre is located on the Common off Margaretting Road, Galleywood CM2 8TR. As well as its own car park there is a free public car park off Margaretting Road just before the centre. Telephone 01245 357700 visit www.galleywoodheritagecentre.org.uk
or e-mail mail@galleywoodheritagecentre.org.uk