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

Tea Talk at Valentines Mansion & Gardens

Jun 29th Valentines Mansion & Gardens

Tea expert Mark Nicholls has circumnavigated the globe searching for the best tea and brings his findings to you in this talk on the history of the nations favourite drink. Learn about what it takes to get the humble cup of tea to our table and how tea has influenced the life of those who have lived at Valentines Mansion.  Sunday 31 July, 11.30am-1pm, £6 per person, pre-booking essential on