Welcome to Exclusive Friends Events

The Walks and other Talks shown on this page are available to Friends as a 'thank you' for supporting the Friends of Havering Museum.

Tickets are on a first come first served basis. You will be aware that the museum has limited space for presentations, and these talks are expected to be very popular. 

The exciting 2017/2018 programme is now out. Here are  the details of our events with something for every one, with Seaside outings, Theatre shows, Lunches, Cream teas, walks and talks,  just to mention a few. 


To download a copy click here.

Details of how to book are at the end of this page. Its so easy, you could even get the first date in your 2017 diary right now.

Look forward to seeing your Friends

   2016 -2017 Friends events

Tuesday, 4 April, 10.30 am

Visit to Valence House for a behind the scenes tour and
talk. Lunches available in the café average price £5.


Photo Valence House by Gordon Joly(Wiki)

Monday, 15 May, 11 am

Brian Evan’s guided walk of Islington. 

 Meet at  Highbury Station, for a circular walk.                                                                                                                                                                    Free

Photo - Myddelton Square. Named after Sir Hugh Myddelton, founder New River Company. Wiki Commons


Saturday, 20 May, 8.30 am

Coach trip to Dunwich and Southwold

Pick up Queens Theatre, Hornchurch.

£24.00 per person.
Click for Details and booking form

Photo Southwold Lighthouse

Monday, 5 June, 2pm

AGM, Review of the Year and  guest speaker, Charlotte Coombes.


Photo by John Winfield - Wiki 


Monday, 3 July, 10.15 am  London Cinema Museum

Visit to Cinema Museum at Elephant & Castle.
Includes tea and biscuits. Meet Romford Station. Pub lunch afterwards.

£7.00 includes entry, tea/ coffee


Saturday, 22 July, 8.45 am

Coach trip to Aylsford Priory and Broadstairs. Pick up Queens Theatre, Hornchurch. Arrive back around 7.00pm

£21.00  per person 
Click for Details and booking form


Monday, 7 August, 1pm  

Afternoon Cream Tea with speaker, Victor Gladden, Keeper of the Crown Jewels, speaking about The Coronation and Crown Jewels.

£6 (includes cream tea)


Saturday, 2 September – 9.45am

Full day guided walk of Hampstead by Ian Selby.  Meet Romford Station.



Saturday 16 September, 8.30am

Coach trip to Faversham & Canterbury.
Pick up Queens Theatre, Hornchurch


Click for Details and booking form

   Monday, 2 October,  1pm

Talk on the Forgotten Heroes of Bomber Command. Free
   Monday, TBC October – 7pm

Quiz night at the Aroma Restaurant Romford.  Payment to restaurant on the evening.   Pre-booking essential

.£12 (Pay to restaurant)
   November Theatre Outing
Details  TBC
  Tuesday , 5th December

Friends Christmas Social at Havering Museum.

£5 donation for food and drink

   Saturday, 27 January 2018, 2pm
Opportunity to explore the Museum’s Collections, handle objects and learn how to preserve your own treasures.

   February,  quiz night

Details to be confirmed later.

   Saturday, 3 March 2018  - The Titanic

Talk on the story behind the Titanic and the Museum’s

image Courtesy of Titanic: Honour & Glory

Details of How to Book

To book a place on a talk or walk ring the Museum on 01708 766571. Opening times below

For coach trips only,applications and enquiries to Bill Dale, Tel: no. 0208 597 2944 or email

All other events must be booked through bookings@haveringmuseum.org.uk or by telephone to 01708 749119. 

For information on membership of the Friends,email fohmmembers@googlemail.com or ask for a form at Reception.

Museum Opening Times

Wednesday - Saturday 11 am - 4 pm