At Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome

At Stow Maries Great War Aerodrome last weekend, we had the pleasure of In the Centennial Footsteps of the Great War come with us and take some fantastic photos. With a little bit of photoshop magic from the man himself, we are right in the action. Photo’s courtesy of Attila Szalay-Berzeviczy szalayberzeviczy on Instagram

Back in 2002, a good friend of mine, Mike Fitt and I say down to discuss the pos… by 10th Essex Living History Group

Back in 2002, a good friend of mine, Mike Fitt and I say down to discuss the possibility of commemorating the role of the Royal Parks in the Great War. Now seven years on with numerous events and funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund we are closing in on the end. One of our highlights

Brompton Cemetery Memorial Service

On Wednesday 7th November 2018, we were invited to take part in a memorial and dedication service at Brompton Cemetery, West London. Working in partnership with the Royal Parks Guild, The Royal Hospital Chelsea and the Royal Parks after 3 years of planning the event took place. A specially-inscribed memorial stone was permanently placed in

Battle of Britain 78th Anniversary

On September 15th, the Hornchurch Aerodrome Historical Trust organised an open day at the ATC Centre on Wood Lane, Elm Park. Not only was it to remember the Battle of Britain but also to show off the new RAF Hornchurch Heritage Centre in Sutton’s House. Several groups were there displaying memorabilia from both the first

The Goldhanger Bell Ringers Remember…

In WW1 1400 bell ringers died in the conflict. The associated change ringers of the UK, started a campaign for each ringing tower, to recruit new members, to “replace” these people.This is Michelle, also of Goldhanger, who became fascinated with bell ringing after bumping into several of the the local team, in the local pub.