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 Historical Associaiton - The case of the petrified leg & other 18th century medical curiosities
5th & 12th ERO - Silver End Utopia and Britains interwar malaise - talk by Adam McKie
16th ESFH am and pm sessions
26th GHC Well Lane - talk by Malcolm Stuart

  2nd Historical Associaiton - Some ancient Greeks in Roman Britain - talk by Prof Edith Hill 
  5th GHC Aspects of Spanish Flu - talk by Andrew Summers
  5th & 12th ERO - Maldon Moot Hall - talk by Mike Fogg and Penny MacAvoy
13th GHS Essex Railways since 1901 - talk by Adrian Wright
16th ESFH am and pm sessions

26th GHC Radio Caroline - the treu story of the boat that rocked - talk by Ray Clark


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.   

Note - closed 11th December to 8th January 2019                                                 

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

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.