There are a host of exciting events happening across the Discover Me sites throughout the year. Talks, workshops, activities, shows and more, these events range in price from a few pounds to absolutely free, so there’s something to suit every pocket.

Titanic: Honour & Glory Exhibition at Havering Museum

Apr 7th 2018 to Sep 1st 2018 Havering Museum


This exhibition launched on 7th April and runs until 1st September, it tells the story of the Titanic disaster through artefacts and will include stories from local people, who have a connection to the ship. A series of talks will support this exhibition. Group visits with refreshments are available upon request.  


Exhibition: Summer art show 2018 at Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

Jul 8th 2018 to Sep 2nd 2018 Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

Annual summer art show featuring local artists inspired by Epping Forest.

Exhibition: The Forest that was saved: 140 years of protection under the 1878 Epping Forest Act at Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

Jul 21st 2018 to Sep 30th 2018 Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

This exhibition will reprint more than 40 historic photographs of Epping Forest and adjoining villages commissioned to celebrate the crucial legal judgement of 1874 that saved the Forest.

Garden play trail at Rainham Hall

Jul 21st 2018 to Sep 2nd 2018 Rainham Hall

During the summer holidays discover our garden play trail which will take you on a journey around our nearly three acre community garden.

Family event: The Forest that was saved – 140 years of summer holiday family fun at Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

Jul 21st 2018 to Sep 30th 2018 Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

Drop in this summer for self-led art and activity tables and trails linked to our exhibition about how the Forest was saved

Open Days at at Ilford Hospital Chapel

Aug 7th 2018 to Nov 24th 2018 Ilford Hospital Chapel

Titanic Exhibition …….LAST DAY at Havering Museum

Sep 1st 2018 Havering Museum


This is your last chance to see the Titanic Exhibition at the Havering Museum. Last entry at 16:00, the Museum closes at 17:00 


Tea and Talk – Romford Outrage, Linda Rhodes at The Old Chapel Upminster

Sep 12th 2018 The Old Chapel Upminster

Come and hear about the Romford Outrage – the murder of Inspector Simmonds in 1885.

The talk is free for Friends of the Old Chapel otherwise £2 with refreshments included. Wed 12 Sept, 10.30am.

Jars of marmalade

Food: From austerity to abundance – waste not, want not at Rainham Hall

Sep 15th 2018 Rainham Hall

A series of talks and demonstrations about food wastage and supply from the 1940s onwards, delivered in partnership with the Essex branch of the Women’s Institute.

Open House London at Rainham Hall

Sep 22nd 2018 Rainham Hall

Open House London is a celebration of the capital’s architecture, enabling free public access to amazing places like Rainham Hall. We’ll be offering free entry on 22 September 2018, 11am-4pm.

Open Weekend at Upminster Windmills Visitor Centre at Upminster Windmill

Sep 22nd 2018 to Sep 23rd 2018 Upminster Windmill

To coincide with Open House weekend we will open our Visitor Centre, where you can learn about Upminster Windmill, it’s history and current restoration project.

1pm – 4pm. Free entry.

Open House London at The Old Chapel Upminster

Sep 23rd 2018 The Old Chapel Upminster

We will be taking part in Open House London and providing regular tours of the building.

Sunday 23rd September, 2pm – 5pm. Free Entry.