Holocaust Memorial Day

Kindertransport Memorial Harwich Quay, Harwich

A ceremony will take place on Friday, 27th January at 11am to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust and will be marked with candles and floral tributes that will be placed at the Kindertransport memorial on the Harwich quayside. The first tribute will be laid by the Mayor of Harwich, Cllr. Ivan Henderson, on behalf […]

70th Anniversary of the 1953, North Sea Flood

On Wednesday 1st February 2023, Harwich Town Council is marking the 70th anniversary of the 1953, North Sea Flood with a Commemoration Service at St Nicholas Church at 1100hrs followed by a Rededication of the Flood Memorial Garden and Opening of Memorial Garden in Wellington Road.

Love your Library Day

Love Your Library Day - Saturday 18 February Love Your Library Day will be making its 2023 debut on Saturday 18 February, with a focus on Mental Health and Wellbeing.  All ECC libraries across Essex will have lots to offer from colouring and creating to crafts and storytimes. They’d love as many people to join […]

Coronation Weekend


King Charles III's coronation is set to take place on Saturday May 6, 2023 at Westminster Abbey with the Government marking the occasion with the addition of a Bank Holiday on Monday 8th May 2023.

The Coronation at The Electric Palace

Follow the events of the Coronation of King Charles III, live on the big screen, courtesy of Harwich Town Council at the Electric Palace Cinema in Harwich on Saturday 6th May from 10am.  Refreshments will be available to purchase but entry is free of charge. Booking is essential.


Heritage Open Day

The Guildhall 11 Church Street, Harwich

Take a tour around the Grade I listed Guildhall as it opens its door for this year's Heritage Open Days event. Honorary archivists, Ray Plummer and Anne Kemp-Luck will be on hand to show off the gems of this centuries old building and answer any questions you have.


Motorcycle Run & Harwich Family Fun Day

Harwich Green

Join us along with a convoy of thousands of other bikes on the 60 mile journey from the home of Essex & Herts Air Ambulance at North Weald Airfield to the historic town of Harwich where we will celebrate with the Family Fun day on the green. Pre-registration for the ride is now open.

We look forward to seeing you there!


Jobs and Careers Roadshow

Morrisons, Harwich

Onboard the roadshow bus is a multi-disciplinary team of organisations that help people back into employment or introduce them to the world of work at the start of their working lives.  The one-stop shop for getting into work includes such offerings as: finding out about courses on offer from ACL and Colchester Institute; apprenticeships schemes from […]

CVST Winter Coat Drive

St Nicholas Hall Stour Road

CVST Winter Warmers Collection Point The Winter Resilience Team will be holding collection points across Tendring this month. If you are concerned about keeping warm this winter, come and talk to us and see what help and support is on offer. No appointments, just turn up to the collection point. This Months collections points will […]