Events 2015

Spring 2015

  • 6 January – 27 March. ‘Between the Lines’ – An Exhibition by EAST (East Anglian Stitch and Textile Group). This exhibition will showcase work by textile artists who have explored the First World War from different perspectives, from life on the Western front and the role of women to the effects on landscape and nature, allied armies, mapping, armaments and the reflections of writers and artists in the 1920s. Held at Braintree District Museum

October 2015

  • 22 October, 3 – 5pm. WW1 Tea Dance. Part of the ‘From the Trenches to Tendring‘ HLF funded project. Call 01255 822783 to book your place.

Tea DanceAutumn Talks at Jaywick Martello Tower. Tickets: £2 per person, includes complimentary refreshments.

  • Friday 23 October, 11am. Zeppelins Over Essex. Peter Jones tells the story of the Zeppelin airships that threatened Essex during the First World War, the steps taken to defend the county and what happened to the two Zeppelins that were shot down over Essex.
  • Friday 30 October, 11am. The Great War in East Anglian Fiction. The Great War had a presence in East Anglian fiction almost as soon as the war began and it is a presence which continues into the present day. From the work of Edward Phillips Oppenheim through to that of Esther Freud, former EDP columnist Jeff Taylor will summon a roll call of imagined characters who experienced the war on the East Anglian Home Front.

November 2015