Our Meetings

colchester recalled meeting

Colchester Recalled holds a monthly meeting at 7pm at the Roman Circus Centre, where there is free parking (see map below for directions).  The evening features extracts from our recordings, refreshments and an illustrated talk on some aspect of our local history.  Everyone welcome - £2 for members and £3 for non members.

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Programme 2017 - 2018

  • September 14th (2017) - Philip Crummy:  'What actually happened at a Roman Circus'?
  • October 12th -  David Newman: 'The ancient salt industry of Maldon and the Blackwater Estuary'
  • November 16th - Adrian Hutson: 'How the Battle of Maldon 991AD changed the history of Colchester & Essex'
  • December 14th - Seasonal Social Film: 'Archaeology Under the North Sea'
  • January 18th (2018) - Peter Jones: 'The coming of the railway to Colchester'
  • February 15th - Hugh Frostick: 'The Underground Army in Essex in World War II'
  • March 15th - Chris Strachan: 'The rescue of the Electric Palace - the early cinema in Harwich'
  • April 12th - Ted Woodgate: 'Rural North Essex and the campaign for agricultural labourers in the 1890s'
  • May 17th - James Grinter's Antiques Roadshow: 'Reman & Dansie the Auctioneers' (bring your antiques)
  • June 14th - A.G.M:  followed by a talk by Terry Smyth "Your father is in the next room"  Interviewing children of Far East prisoners of war