Noted here are selected local events/talks of interest and relevant events at Galleywood Heritage Centre.  Please note it is not a definitive list of all such talks and meetings. 
Please use the Useful Links to find out details of the host and event.
(for WEA course check their national website)

GHS - Galleywood Historical Society talk - 8.00pm,at Keene Hall unless otherwise stated.
GHC - Galleywood Heritage Centre - talks are usually aftenoon doors open 1.30pm for 2.00pm.  Tea Room open
ESFH - Essex Society for Family History - shows only meetings at GHC

ERO - Essex Records Office - talks usually 10.00-11.00 - booking advised

 2nd & 9th ERO - The Jamestown brides - talk by Jennifer Potter
  6th Historical Associaiion - What did they eat in Victorian Briatain - talk by Dr Robert Hopkinson 
7th Sandford Mill - International Marconi Day, free opportuinity to visit this Chelmsford Museum site
16th GHC - Edwards VII - talk by Margaret Mills
  7th GHC The Red Barn Murder - talk by Peter Maggs
  9th Stock & Buttsbury - Steve Scruton's life and career in radio - talk by Steve Scruton
  9th GHC for Inland Waterways - The railways to the seaside - talk by Adrian Wright
11th Historical Association - The Campaign for Women's Suffrage in Britain - talk by Sr Robert Saunders
18th ERO - Essex on the Edge.  Day workshop on Essex between 100 years war and the dissolution.  £30 icludes lunch
23rd Stock & Buttsbury - Exploring your local history - talk by Margaret Mills
  4th GHC - Treasure beneath our feet - talk by Gordon Bailey
  8th GHC - Blue plaque unveiling and guided walk around the other 4 sites.  Part of Galleywood Festival
12th GHS - Essex Country Hosues including Audley End - talk by Margaret Mills

Galleywood Heritage Centre 

Galleywood Historical Society works in partnership with the Heritage Team at the nearby Galleywood Heritage Centre, off Margaretting Road, The Common, Galleywood, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8TR.  Tel 01245 357700.  Galleywood Heritage Centre has a planned programme of exhibitions of images and using documents donated or loaned to the centre that illustrate and records Galleywood's Heritage.  All material is carefully scanned and indexed by either Philip Walters or Wendy Cummin.  This material forms the basis of the Galleywood Archives. These are used for themed exhibitions, lasting roughly six to eight  weeks.  If you are interested in researching your family history or have any interest in local history then please do visit the Heritage Centre and view the achives.  There is also a Tea Room.   
For further information on the Galleywood Heritage Centre, please visit,uk

Displays in the Heritage Room

The Heritage Room is open Tuesdays 1.30-3.30pm and Sundays by priior appointment11.00am-1.00pm with the archives also being available by prior arrangement.  Contact Wendy 01245 250499

Janury to March - Some notable residents of Galleywood
April - June - Treaty of Versailles and its consequences

Walks and talks on the Common

There are 3 walks each of which is run several times dutring the year or groups by arrangement.
Galleywood Common - Galleywood Racecourse - Well Lane & Windmills.
- contact Phil Walters 01245 473191 .

British Association for Local History (BALH).

The Society is a member of this national group whcih also provides insurance cover for our activities.  More on the Association, its many publications and activities can be found at Individual membership is also available.