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

Traditional Christmas wreath-making at Eastbury Manor House

Nov 29th to Dec 15th Eastbury Manor House

Learn the techniques to make a traditional Christmas wreath to take home, using sustainably-sourced natural materials. You can choose from a variety of plants and decorations to create your own festive wreath, inspired by Eastbury’s beautiful grounds and gardens.

Part of our ‘Heritage in the Making’ workshop programme. Learn new skills and techniques at our craft workshops inspired by the history of Eastbury, All levels of experience are welcome and all materials are provided.

The workshop begins at 11.30pm and ends at 3.00pm. Ticket price includes lunch and refreshments. Hot drinks will be available throughout the day.

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