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

Garden play trail at Rainham Hall

Jul 21st to Sep 2nd Rainham Hall

Inspired by our current exhibition, about the day nursery which operated from Rainham Hall in 1943-1954, our summer trail allows children to follow in the footsteps of the past. Discover how children played in the Rainham Hall gardens in years gone by. Self-guided and collect your trail sheet from the Brewhouse. £2 per trail sheet. No booking is required. The trail is open Wednesdays to Sundays, 10.30am-4.30pm.