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Discover more about the history of our city in an entertaining walk

lead by our guide dressed in period costume.  

Choose from any of these walks.

Booking Essential

Price £5 per person

(includes a donation to charity)

Telephone: 07779 931401

Email: cityhistorywalks@gmail.com

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A guided walk featuring the recent history of the city centre
before the large shopping centres arrived.  Also covers Tindal Street as it once was.
(Meet at the Stone Bridge)                                                        Also available as a talk

  Heritage OPEN DAYs 2019

SPECIAL MARCONI WALK                  
h September @ 10AM
(Meet outside the Woolpack PH)     

A tour from the first Marconi factory to the second, finishing inside

the Marconi 1912 building. 

Click here to watch a YouTube video of this walk

More events at http://www.chelmsfordcivicsociety.co.uk/heritage-open-days.html

Run on the behalf of the Ideas Hub Charity

Chilling Tales of Chelmsford 
th  OCTOBER @ 7.30PM

WEDNESDAY 31st  OCTOBER @ 7.30PM  (Halloween)

Our local “Master of the Marcarb” will lead you on a walking tour

of the city describing the more unpleasant side of its history.

Featuring murders, ghosts, hangings, witchcraft, strange happenings and more.     

(Meet at the Stone Bridge)   

Click here to watch the trailer

Click here for a Ghost Story from this walk                 

FORGOTTEN History OF Chelmsford  
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Uncover the hidden historical gems around the city and hear

some of the unusual stories about the buildings and the people.
(Meet at the Stone Bridge)                                                           Also available as a talk

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A trail of the secret street you’ll only find in the rain...... This is a special combination of local history and art.

(Meet at ”Cake on the Lake” in Central Park )

industrial HERitage Walk

This walk describes the rich industrial past of the city and includes

many of the ground breaking inventions created in the city. 
(Meet outside the Woolpack PH)                                                Also available as a talk

History of Moulsham Street

On this walk we find out little known facts about the oldest street in

Chelmsford with a history that dates back to the Iron Age.

(Meet at the Stone Bridge)                                                          Also available as a talk

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A walk featuring people that changed Chelmsford, a special event arranged as part of the 2018 Essex Book Festival.

(Meet at the Anglia Ruskin University)                                    Also available as a talk

150 years of Chelmsford Star co-op    
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A celebration history tour taking in a number of the
city locations that the Co-op has been associated with.

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       All walks are available for private hire and most walks are also available as talks or lectures.

       Additional talks include;

“Five not so famous people of Chelmsford” and “The Secret War time device made in Chelmsford”

Women That ROCKed the Boat         NEW THURSDAY 8th november @ 10.30AM 

Walk in the footsteps of Essex Women who rocked the boat! Meet the women of Chelmsford who fought for equality and their rights! Discover the history of the Essex Girls from the 15th century Witches to the publicans of the 1960's. From Anne Knight to the factory workers of WW11, we will take you on a journey back in time.
(Meet opposite  the railway station)                                                Also available as a talk