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Rochford Art Week: Saturday 18th to Saturday 25th September

Tapestry Trail at venues around Rochford

Guided Tours of the Old House and walking tours of Historic Rochford - Saturday 18th, Monday 20th and Thursday.
Book your tickets now at http://rochford-heritage-trail.eventbrite.com

Tapestry Exhibition at Rayleigh Museum: Wednesday 29th September to Saturday 30th October

Tapestry booklets are on sale for just £3 at Rochford Library, plus Miss Daisy and Sarah Beth in Rochford Square

Rochford is a quaint English market town with a long history, including smugglers, coaching inns, Anne Boleyn and the Peculiar People. The 14 parishes of the wider Rochford District are all steeped in history. 

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NEXT GUIDED TOUR DATES: Sat 18th, Mon 20th, Thurs 23rd SEPT 2021
Being held at The Old House (HT)

Old House & Historic Rochford guided tours...

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Upcoming Events

to 30-10-2021
Heritage Tapestry Exhibition: 1,000 years of local history
Being held at Rayleigh Town Museum

The Rochford District Heritage Tapestry was created over a period of 20 months through a community project involving 90 adults and...

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Latest Projects

Rochford District 'Tapestry': Knitting Our Heritage Together

This exciting community project will create a Heritage 'Tapestry' to celebrate the last 1,000 years of history from the 14 parishes of Rochford District. The finished work will measure over 10 metres long, in about 10 separate panels. The scenes are being designed by local artists and historians, then interpreted using a wide range of techniques, including embroidery, applique, knitting and felting. If interested, email 2020tapestry@gmail.com or phone 01702 318111 to leave your details.

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Heritage Trail Grant

Following the success of the pilot Town Trail booklet, in June 2016 it was decided to prepare a bid for a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund in order to develop a Heritage Trail for Rochford.

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