industrial Heritage Talk by Alan Pamphilon
Northumberland Theatre, Writtle University College | Tuesday, June 26th | 6.30pm to
Chelmsford has a rich and varied industrial heritage which includes many ground-breaking inventions. This talk covers a variety of these amazing innovations and includes, from the early years, the location of a rope maker’s walk and one of the many local iron foundries. From the Victorian era, there is the first Marconi radio factory, a generator house used for public street lighting and a steam omnibus factory. The commentary will also include the building of the railway through Chelmsford, the precise manufacture of ball bearings and the evolution of radio and radar.
Other information: A variety of refreshments will be available for purchase on arrival. | Tickets are £5.
Chilling Tales of Chelmsford Walk by Alan Pamphilon
Stone Bridge (next to Toni & Guy) | Thursday, June 28th | 7.30pm
City History Walks sponsor a walking tour of the city describing the more unpleasant, darker side of its history, not typically covered by history books. This walk and talk
Other information: Booking is essential as numbers are limited. Tickets are £5 (this includes a donation to the Ideas Hub). To reserve your place, call 07779 931401 or email email@example.com