Essex Record Office events


Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford CM2 6YT

The ERO run a series of lectures/presentations throughout the year. Book online in advance. Head to John Lewis afterwards!

website and online booking

ERO Presents Special: the Printed Maps of Essex, 1576-1905
Saturday 25th May 2024, 10.40 – midday.
A history from the very first printed map in 1576 to the first one from (what would later be renamed as) the Ordnance Survey

ERO Presents: ‘That Precious Legacy’
Tuesday 4th June 2024, 10.40 – midday
Ralph Vaughan Williams was one of England’s greatest composers, who’s music has been described as representing the essence of Englishness. At the start of the 20th Century he was among the first to collect folk songs from ordinary coulntry folk.
Vaughan Williams’ collecting of folk songs began in Essex in 1903 and this talk will look at the many songs he collected in this county and people he met.

ERO Presents :One Hundred Years of Hatfield Forest and the National Trust
Friday 7th June 2024, 10am to 12.40
Celebrating the rich history of this unique medieval landscape survivor.