Thursday 1st November
Start 19:30 Finish 21:00

A guided tour of the High Street and beyond featuring the dark scary side of Chelmsford’s history not covered by the normal textbooks.

An evening event not for the faint-hearted!
Our local “Master of the Marcarb” will lead you on a walking tour of the city describing the more unpleasant side of its history. The narration will include details of hanging, murders, ghosts, witchcraft, body snatching and much more. So if you are a bit squeamish about these types of subjects, maybe it is best you do not come.

The price is £5 per person which includes a donation to the Ideas Hub Charity. Bookings can be made by calling Alan on 07779 931401 Email


Thursday 8th & Wednesday 21st @ November 10.30AM

Start 10:30am Finish 12:00 noon

Walk in the footsteps of Essex Women who rocked the boat! Meet the local women who fought for equality and their rights! Discover the history of the Essex Girls from the 15th century Witches to the publicans of the 1960's. From Anne Knight to the factory workers of WW11, we will take you on a journey back in time.

The walk starts opposite the railway station in Dukes Street.

This is a free walk, however because of limited places it is best to book by calling Alan on 07779 931401 or Email

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