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 afttenoon at 1.30pm.
ESFH - Essex Society for Family History - shows only meetings at GHC

6th and 13th Essex Record Office - Colchestrer on the map, what can maps tell us. Talk by Dr Jon Colson
10th Essex Historical Asscn. - Female secret agents in WWII - talk by Dr Juliette Pattinson at Trinity Church, Rainsford Rd.
  7th GHC - Chelmsford Lives - talk by Stephen Norris and David Jones

17th GHC - ESFH - am Changing your family history program : pm Darling Daisy Countes of Wessex - talk

  6th GHC - Essex by the sea - talk by Graham Smith
  6th and 13th Essex Record Office - Black People in Engalnd and Wales from the Romans to the Windrush - talk by Dr Kathleen Chater 

  7th GHS - Essex Railways in Victorian Times - talk by Adrian Wright
20th GHC - Vicky - English princess and German empress - 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

Janaury & February - Aspects of Galleywood Common

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.