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.

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Coalhouse Fort and Park

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Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

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Ilford Hospital Chapel

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Valentines Mansion & Gardens

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Thurrock Museum

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Wind Against Tide by Clarkson Stanfield at Thurrock Museum

Valence House Museum

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Beautiful white front of Valence House Museum

Thames Chase Forest Centre

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Rainham Hall

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The majestic facade of Rainham Hall in Havering

The Old Chapel Upminster

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Front of the Old Chapel Upminster in the sunshine

Havering Museum

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Welcoming entrance to Havering Museum on the High Street

Heritage Horse n’ Carriage Tour at Thames Chase Forest Centre

Jul 21st to Jul 21st Thames Chase Forest Centre

Discover Me is a network of heritage sites in ‘Metropolitan Essex’ that joined forces to promote the great local history around us.Have a look at the website to find out more about our member

The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme is a 5 year programme seeking to restore, discover and celebrate one of the last remaining landscapes of London as it once

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Thames Chase Forest Centre, Broadfields, Pike Lane, Upminster, Essex, RM14 3NS
Car Park at Thames Chase: £2 all day
Train: Upminster Station (35min walk to Thames Chase)
Bus: 346 bus to Pond Walk then 20min walk

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please contact Debbie Brady on 01708 642977 or email

T&C’s: Booking essential. Please give plenty of notice for cancelations.
Lunch not provided, 1 hours lunch break in Upminster Town to buy/eat lunch.
No Dogs. No buggies.
The top of the carridge is opentop, please wear suitable clothing and footwear. No umbrellas, light rainmacs reccommeded. Bring cushions if required.

Supported by Heritage Lottery Fund.


TC-Land of Fanns-logo-finalHavering Museum is Heritage Lottery Funded