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Oral History Recordings Oral history interviews conducted with current and former residents of Harwich and Dovercourt. Most interviews discuss the 1953 floods. Other topics include the Second World War; schooling; childhood memories; work; and impressions of the town.   Interview … Continue reading

Posted in Site Updates on Sunday, March 25th, 2018

Events

What’s On. Events in Harwich & Dovercourt. Search a whole host of events and festivals by date or browse our monthly calendar to find out what’s on.    

Posted in Site Updates on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Facebook

See what’s happening on our Facebook page. 5,970 people like this and 5,978 people follow this page. Getting into Facebook is easier than people think but my best suggestion would be to try everything once so that you know what … Continue reading

Posted in Site Updates on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Updates

Website Updates   21/04/2018. Summer Carnival 02/04/2018. Manufacturing “Vacuumatic” 01/04/2018. The War Years 18/03/2018. Sports 17/03/2018. The War Years – Photo Gallery 07/01/2018. Cruisers WWI – HMS Amphion 07/01/2018. Harwich Ship – ss Hirondelle 10/12/2017.  WWI Submarines 26/11/2017.   Local Characters – … Continue reading

Posted in Site Updates on Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Harwich Ships

The Fascinating History of the links between Harwich and the Continent, On the Harwich Ships Facebook page you can keep updated with some of the ships or today known as ferries which served the various routes from Parkeston Quay to … Continue reading

Posted in Site Updates on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Summer Carnival

Send us your memories and photos of the Harwich Summer Carnival to be included in a New page on this site. Send your Photos and Memories to info@harwichanddovercourt.co.uk      

Posted in Site Updates on Friday, June 10th, 2016

Dovercourt Skating Rink

Dovercourt Skating Rink will celebrate its 70th Birthday this year, do you have any photos or memories which can be displayed at the rink? please send your photos to. info@harwichanddovercourt.co.uk  

Posted in Site Updates on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Guy Carnival

New Photo Gallery now added by Year Send us your memories of the Harwich Guy Carnival to be included in a New Book with plenty of unseen photos Send your Photos and Memories to info@harwichanddovercourt.co.uk    

Posted in Site Updates on Saturday, November 26th, 2016

Send us your photos

So many people have information and images stored away in boxes that have not seen the light of day for many years. we would love to have as much of  Harwich & Dovercourt’s History as we can documented on this … Continue reading

Posted in Site Updates on Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Pub Landlords

The Public House has been an important social institution since medieval times. As the authorities have always looked on pubs with some degree of suspicion, regarding them as potential centres for dissension, drunkenness, and disorder. Can u help fill in … Continue reading

Posted in Site Updates on Monday, May 23rd, 2016