What's On

Keep up-to-date with the Museum’s latest programme of exhibitions, talks and events, including the popular regular Reminiscence, Variety Club and Photographic Group.

Today at the Museum

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  • 13:30 -15:30
    01/02/2024

    This friendly and social group welcomes beginners and more experienced alike.  Other outside and evening meetings are arranged. Sessions alternate between ‘Open Topic’ and more specific activities.

    ADVANCED BOOKING ESSENTIAL

    Admission £5.00 (Inc. Light refreshments)

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  • 11:00 -12:30
    02/02/2024

    KNIT & NATTER 

    Come along to our fortnightly knit and natter group.  This fun and informal meeting is welcome to all levels, beginners or those experienced in knitting and crafting.

    Attendees can bring their own materials or use the Museum’s.

     Whether ‘crafty’ or not – these friendly sessions are for all!

    Admission £3.00 (Inc. Light refreshments)

  • 13:30 -15:30
    02/02/2024

    This week’s topic is Cheerful & Funny Songs

    ADMISSION £3.  Admission includes entry to the Museum and refreshments.  Sessions take place from 1.30pm to 3.30 pm.

    Bring your photographs and memories to share or just come to listen to others.

    These sessions are sponsored by Mullis & Peake Solicitors LLP, Romford.

    All are welcome to these friendly sessions.

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  • All day
    03/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.

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  • All day
    04/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.

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  • All day
    05/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.
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  • All day
    06/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.
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  • 13:30 -15:30
    07/02/2024

    19-21 High St, Romford RM1 1JU, UK

    19-21 High St, Romford RM1 1JU, UK

    These are fun, informal and friendly and assume no previous knowledge. Attendees are encouraged to engage with a variety of artists within the designated topic and build up their repertoire in appraising art.

    Advanced booking advised.
    ADMISSION £5 when booked at the Museum or online via Eventbrite (booking fee applies)

    13:30 – 15:30 .

    7th February – Movement

    Admission includes entry to the Havering Museum, refreshments and materials.

     We are unable to offer refunds unless the event is changed by Havering Museum Ltd.

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  • 12:00 -13:00
    08/02/2024

    Come along to our new monthly event, which is replacing the Variety Club.  The museum is hosting lectures on various different topics on the second Thursday of each month. This month’s topic is The Cooke’s Of Gidea Hall by Dr Ian Browne.

    An exploration of the Cooke family who rose from modest gentry stock to one of the most influential families at the Tudor royal court.

    You can book your tickets here

    Admission is £5 and includes tea, coffee and cake.

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  • 13:30 -15:30
    09/02/2024

    This week’s topic is Favourite Artists

    ADMISSION £3.  Admission includes entry to the Museum and refreshments.  Sessions take place from 1.30pm to 3.30 pm.

    Bring your photographs and memories to share or just come to listen to others.

    These sessions are sponsored by Mullis & Peake Solicitors LLP, Romford.

    All are welcome to these friendly sessions.

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  • All day
    10/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.

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  • All day
    11/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.

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  • All day
    12/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.
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  • All day
    13/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.
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  • 11:00 -12:30
    16/02/2024

    KNIT & NATTER 

    Come along to our fortnightly knit and natter group.  This fun and informal meeting is welcome to all levels, beginners or those experienced in knitting and crafting.

    Attendees can bring their own materials or use the Museum’s.

     Whether ‘crafty’ or not – these friendly sessions are for all!

    Admission £3.00 (Inc. Light refreshments)

  • 13:30 -15:30
    16/02/2024

    This week’s topic is Train Stations

    ADMISSION £3.  Admission includes entry to the Museum and refreshments.  Sessions take place from 1.30pm to 3.30 pm.

    Bring your photographs and memories to share or just come to listen to others.

    These sessions are sponsored by Mullis & Peake Solicitors LLP, Romford.

    All are welcome to these friendly sessions.

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  • All day
    17/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.

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  • All day
    18/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.

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  • All day
    19/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.
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  • All day
    20/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.
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  • 11:00 -15:00
    21/02/2024

    Get hands on with winter crafting at the Havering Museum. A great family fun workshop for those looking for some messy fun.

    There are two separate workshops being hosted. Choose one of our two nature-inspired winter forest creative sessions!

    11:00 – 12:30 Suitable for ages 4+
    13:30 – 15:00 Suitable for ages 6+

    £5.00 per child (Inc. Materials & light refreshments) ADVANCED BOOKING ESSENTIAL.

    Click here to view tickets to the morning session.

    Click here to view tickets to the afternoon session.

    Look out for further family activities on our website!

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  • 13:30 -15:30
    23/02/2024

    This week’s topic is Practical Tips

    ADMISSION £3.  Admission includes entry to the Museum and refreshments.  Sessions take place from 1.30pm to 3.30 pm.

    Bring your photographs and memories to share or just come to listen to others.

    These sessions are sponsored by Mullis & Peake Solicitors LLP, Romford.

    All are welcome to these friendly sessions.

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  • All day
    24/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.

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  • All day
    25/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.

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  • All day
    26/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.
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  • All day
    27/02/2024

    Museum Galleries Opening Times

    Wednesday – Friday
    11:00 – 16:30
    Last entry to the galleries – 15:30
    Last entry to the shop – 16:00

    The public galleries are closed on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays & Tuesdays.
    We may be open at other times for talks, events,  room bookings and private hire.
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Art Exhibition for early 2024

Mostly Landscapes

Other Exhibitions

We are adding a new permanent Ind Coope Brewery display in Case 2 and a digitised version of the ‘Mines A Pint’: A History of the Ind Coope Brewery exhibition this spring Please check our website for further details of our forthcoming temporary exhibitions. Note access to the Temporary Exhibition Space subject to our scheduled Event Programme.

Upcoming Events:

Reminiscence – Thrillers – 1st March 2024

1st March, 2024
13:30 - 15:30
This week’s topic is Thrillers ADMISSION £3.  Admission includes entry to the Museum and refreshments.  Sessions take place from 1.30pm…

Art Appreciation – 6th March – Cezanne

6th March, 2024
13:30 - 15:30
These are fun, informal and friendly and assume no previous knowledge. Attendees are encouraged to engage with a variety of…

Reminiscence – Immigration – 8th March 2024

8th March, 2024
13:30 - 15:30
This week’s topic is Immigration ADMISSION £3.  Admission includes entry to the Museum and refreshments.  Sessions take place from 1.30pm…

The Titanic: The Unsinkable Ship with Peter Owen – Saturday 9th March – 13:30 to 15:00

9th March, 2024
13:30 - 15:00
A fresh look at the circumstances which lead to the sinking of the Titanic together with the heroes of the…

Lunch Time Lectures: Lost Buildings Of East London: Through Photography – Thursday 14th March – 12:00 to 13:00

14th March, 2024
12:00 - 13:00
Come along to our new monthly event, which is replacing the Variety Club.  The museum is hosting lectures on various…

Reminiscence – British Bands 1955 to 1999 – 15th March 2024

15th March, 2024
13:30 - 15:30
This week’s topic is British Bands 1955 to 1999 ADMISSION £3.  Admission includes entry to the Museum and refreshments.  Sessions…

Haunted Havering with Ellen Owen – Thursday 21st March – 19:00 to 20:30

21st March, 2024
19:00 - 20:30
A fascinating and spooky evening where you will learn about current day stories of ghosts and paranormal activity, which takes…

Reminiscence – Uniforms / Bring & Share – 22nd March 2024

22nd March, 2024
13:30 - 15:30
This week’s topic is Uniforms / Bring & Share ADMISSION £3.  Admission includes entry to the Museum and refreshments.  Sessions…

Table Top Sale – Saturday 23rd March – 10:00 to 16:00

23rd March, 2024
10:00 - 16:00
Charities and local organisation are invited to host their own tables to raise awareness and funds for their causes. There…

Reminiscence – Jewellery – 5th April 2024

5th April, 2024
13:30 - 15:30
This week’s topic is Jewellery ADMISSION £3.  Admission includes entry to the Museum and refreshments.  Sessions take place from 1.30pm…

Art Appreciation – 10th April – Tate Modern

10th April, 2024
13:30 - 15:30
These are fun, informal and friendly and assume no previous knowledge. Attendees are encouraged to engage with a variety of…

Lunch Time Lectures: Who Is Banksy? – Thursday 11th April – 12:00 to 13:00

11th April, 2024
12:00 - 13:00
Come along to our new monthly event, which is replacing the Variety Club.  The museum is hosting lectures on various…

Reminiscence – Infamous People & Places – 12th April 2024

12th April, 2024
13:30 - 15:30
This week’s topic is Infamous People & Places ADMISSION £3.  Admission includes entry to the Museum and refreshments.  Sessions take…

Reminiscence – Dreams – 19th April 2024

19th April, 2024
13:30 - 15:30
This week’s topic is Dreams ADMISSION £3.  Admission includes entry to the Museum and refreshments.  Sessions take place from 1.30pm…

The House Of Valois: The Tudors French Counterparts with Dr Ian Browne – Saturday 20th April – 13:30 to 15:00

20th April, 2024
13:30 - 15:00
If you thought the Tudor dynasty were dysfunctional and scheming, this talk will introduce you to the equally troubled and…

Reminiscence – Bargains – 26th April 2024

26th April, 2024
13:30 - 15:30
This week’s topic is Bargains ADMISSION £3.  Admission includes entry to the Museum and refreshments.  Sessions take place from 1.30pm…

Art Appreciation – 1st May – The Human Form

1st May, 2024
13:30 - 15:30
These are fun, informal and friendly and assume no previous knowledge. Attendees are encouraged to engage with a variety of…

Lunch Time Lectures: Vivian Maier: Street Photographer Extraordinaire Revisited – Thursday 9th May – 12:00 to 13:00

9th May, 2024
12:00 - 13:00
Come along to our new monthly event, which is replacing the Variety Club.  The museum is hosting lectures on various…

Queens Of Egypt with Janet Brewer – Saturday 18th May – 13:30 to 15:00

18th May, 2024
13:30 - 15:00
Ancient Egyptian civilisation continues to capture the popular imagination. This talk will focus on the stories of its Queen’s, some…

Regular Events/Groups

Friends of Havering Museum
The FoHM was set up in 2000 to support and promote the aims of Havering Museum. They provide an exclusive and exciting programme of events which are designed for members.

FoHM Events in early 2024

The walks and talks are free to members unless stated otherwise. If places are available, non-members are welcome for a charge of £5.
Reminiscence Sessions
Our popular reminiscence sessions take place on Friday afternoons. Come along, make new friends, share your stories or just listen to fascinating stories. The October to December 2023 programme is now listed on the calendar.
Photography Group
The Museum's photographic group meet on the first Thursday of every month from 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm - £5 per event.
First Thursday of every month - £5

If you run a club and would like a special talk then contact the Museum as we have a wide range of talks and speakers available. Museum promotional talks are free but all other talks are chargeable. Contact the museum at:
info@haveringmuseum.org.uk