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 go to the individual groups to confirm timing and any arrangements.

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.  Cost £3 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
HA Essex - Historical Association - Essex Branch - talks at Trinity Methodist Church CM1 2XB, start at 2.30 non member £3 welcome

January 2020
21st ERO - The Great Tide of 1953 - talk by Janet Walden


1st HA Essex - Writing for the Vote - Womens Sufferage literature and drama 1907-1914. Talk by Prof Katherin Cockin
4th ERO (am, repeated pm)  - Broomfield & Prittlewell, two Anglo-Saxon princely buriels compared - talk by Ken Crowe

3rd GHC - Essex Railways in Victorian Times - talk by Adrian Wright
7th HA Essex - The many Ends of the Soviet Union - A guide through the maze of interpretations.  talk by Dr Felix Schnell

11th GHS - The Galleywood Oral History Project with excerpts  talk by Graham Smith
24th GHC - The Bronte Connection with Essex 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   to end March - Some Notable Galleywood residents

The Heritage Room is open Tuesdays 1.30-3.30pm and Sundays by priior appointment 11.00am-1.00pm with the archives also being available by prior arrangement.  Contact Wendy 01245 250499

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.