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

Discover ME Heritage Bus Tour at Valence House Museum

Aug 3rd to Aug 3rd Valence House Museum

The route starts and returns to Valence House, the 15th century moated manor house that is now a local history museum in Barking an Dagenham. Daisy’s route for the day takes in historic buildings around Ilford and Essex such as Eastbury Manor, Queen Elizabeth Hunting Lodge, and Ilford Hospital Chapel.

Daisy will be stopping at each site for approx 45 minutes where you will get the opportunity to have a guided walk/talk at the venue.

Buffet lunch at Eastbury Manor is included in the price of the ticket. Please let us know of any dietary requirements.

Due to the nature of the event, it is not possible to accommodate pushchairs and wheel chairs on the bus. Please contact us to discuss any accessibility requirements. It is also advisable that the event is not suitable for very young children.

No dogs allowed.

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