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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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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

    SPECIAL MARCONI WALK                   HOD 2018
 FRIDAY 7
th September @ 10AM
    
(Meet outside the Woolpack PH)     

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

the Marconi 1912 building.  (SORRY FULLY BOOKED) 

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 
THURSDAY 20
th September @ 7.30PM
THURSDAY 25
th  OCTOBER @ 7.30PM
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   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 art.

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

industrial HERitage Walk
SUNDAY 14
th OCTOBER @ 2PM 

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
 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

CHELMSFORD PIONEERS       Enquire for dates 
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     Enquire for dates 
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”