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

Open Day at Ilford Hospital Chapel

May 5th to May 13th Ilford Hospital Chapel


The next Chapel Open Day is on Saturday 13th May, from 10am to 2pm. There will be guided tours, refreshments, memorabilia and stalls. Do visit Ilford’s oldest building, founded as a hospice for 13 old and infirm men in AD1145 by Adelicia, Abbess of Barking. She is represented by the Victorian carving pictured above.