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Discover more about the history of our newest city in an entertaining walk lead by our guide dressed in period costume.             Choose from any of these walks...........Price £5 per person......... Booking Essential    
 
(includes a donation to the Ideas Hub charity)

Telephone: 07779 931401          Email: cityhistorywalks@gmail.com            Follow us on Facebook

HISTORY OF THE HIGH STREET 1860-1960    
Enquire for dates 
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               
                                              FRIDAY 20
h September 2019 @ 10AM
                                                  
(Meet outside the Woolpack PH)     

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

the Marconi 1912 building. 

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 
THURSDAY 25
th  OCTOBER @ 7.30PM (SOLD OUT)

WEDNESDAY 31st  OCTOBER @ 7.30PM  (Halloween)

THURSDAY 1st NOVEMBER @ 7.30PM


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 for a Ghost Story from this walk                 

FORGOTTEN History OF Chelmsford  
Enquire for dates       

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

RAIN ART WALK
   Enquire for dates 

A trail of the secret street you’ll only find in the rain......

This is a special combination of local history and street art.

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

industrial HERitage Walk
SUNDAY 14
th OCTOBER @ 2PM  - Cancelled

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

CHELMSFORD PIONEERS      
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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
                 
THURS 8th &  Wed 21st 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 WW2, we will take you on a journey back in time.
Part of the 2018 Ideas Hub Festival.

(Meet opposite  the railway station)                                                Also available as a talk

History of Moulsham Street
 SUNDAY 30
th SEPTEMBER @ 2PM

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