The Regal Room


We have a monthly talk/slideshow or film

It will state below where there is a charge for these events

Tickets are available from the museum during opening hours.

2019 Talks/slideshows

Prices to be confirmed

10th January - "Battlefield Essex." There will also be a few short films and an "On this day in Essex Happenings." A talk by Andrew Summers of Essex Publications.

14th February - "Poverty, Protest and Progress: Essex Farmworkers 1850-1914 This is the second part of the talk by Ted Woodgate.

14th March - "Jack the Ripper a Crime Analyst View" A dramatic presentation on the Jack the Ripper case with material from the time, supplied by a Rayleigh resident who is the Great Great Granddaughter of George Lusk the then Chairman of the Whitechapel Vigilance Committee. There will be photographs and facsimiles of exhibits from the case imaged in the 1980's before they went missing from Scotland Yard. A talk and slide show by Robert Milne.

11th April - "The Titanic" This talk will be held at the Rayleigh W.I. Hall in Bellingham Lane Speaker tbc

9th May - "No Empty Vassells" A talk and slide show on the Vassell family of Eastwood by Carole Mulroney

13th June - tbc

11th July - "Barber Surgeon" A talk by The Companye of Merrie Folke" A Medieval/Tudor re-enactment Group

8th August - Murder Mystery Evening

12th September - "Rayleigh Windmill" A talk and slide show by Trevor Rand

10th October - "Rayleigh and the Railway" A talk and slide show by Alan Clarke. This talk will be accompanied by an Exhibition to mark the anniversary of 130 years since the railway came to Rayleigh.

14th November - tbc

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