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

London History Day trail: The 1870s ‘Passion for preservation’ and how it saved Epping Forest at Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge

May 31st to May 31st Queen Elizabeth’s Hunting Lodge


A self-guided indoor trail with something for all ages. Find out through art activities, archives, Victorian hats and games how people (and cows) united and fought for the survival of Epping Forest. Drop in any time during the day to get hands on about how the Forest was saved.

11am – 4.30pm

Free event. No Booking required.