Some of the lads from the 10th Essex and our friends from the 2nd Battalion Bord…

Some of the lads from the 10th Essex and our friends from the 2nd Battalion Border Regiment Great War Living History at Brooklands Museum in the autumn of last year. Mobility for soldiers during the great war came in a number of different forms. In an age of truly mechanised industrial warfare, men could be Read More

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 Read More

Brooklands Great War Day 2018

On the 28th of September, the 10th Essex took part in Brooklands final farewell to the Great War Centenary. A regular event for the Essex now, its a wonderful venue that allows us to showcase a great range of demonstrations while surrounded by some of the finest machines and hardware of the period. An excellent Read More

Richmond Park Open Day

The 10th Essex at Richmond Park meeting the public and talking about the role the parks played in the Great War. Although the weather was rather challenging with constant rain throughout the morning we had a few visitors who braved the conditions. In the end there was about 1,100 visitors at the event down on Read More

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 Read More

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. Read More