Welcome to the Friends 2011/12 Programme Archive


26th June
Meet 10.15 Fairkytes
Walking tour of Hornchurch and Upminster by Brian Evans. Brian has written many books about Havering and is an acknowledged expert on all things 'Havering'  
17th September
 Wartime Havering. Havering stood, quite literally in Hitler's way to the capital, in what became known as 'Doodlebug Alley'. Today's talk provides an insight into those dark days, and the men and women who stood proud.
8th December
Starting 14.00
 A year in the life of the Museum. Elizabeth Neathey, the Museum Curator, tells what it has been like to be in the Hot Seat at Havering museum. The behind the scenes talk will lift the veil and show all the hard work perfomed by Elizabeth and her team
26th January 2012
Starting 14.00
 Romford Market has been central to Romford for over 700 years. Ellen Owen looks at the history of the Market, tells tales on the things that went on, and how it has changed over the years.
   15th March 2012
Starting 14.00
 A Trip Through Local History Archives and Collections. Simon Donoghue of Haverings Local Studies centre will fascinate you with the type of records held and tells how they have been used, and give useful hints and tips on how you can benefit from them.