Thurrock Museum

Events and exhibitions

Thurrock Museum Volunteers hold regular free exhibitions on aspects of local history. Exhibitions take place in the ground floor gallery of the Thameside Complex.

Exhibitions in 2019

Dates Events
Monday 14 January to
11am, Friday 1 February
Images of war.
Posters, poetry, letters, art and photography from World War I.
Monday 8 April to
11am, Friday 26 April
The interwar years.
Thurrock and Great Britain between the wars.
Monday 24 June to
11am, Friday 5 July
Peace – making a new Europe.
The treaty of Versailles and Europe after World War I.
Thursday 11 July to
midday, Thursday 18 July
Great War commemorations revisited.
Display of artworks and images from the Great War commemorations last November
Monday 22 July to
11am, Friday 9 August
World War II memories of Thurrock.
Looking back to the second world war.
Monday 2 September to
11am, Friday 20 September
Remember World War II.
Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of war – Thurrock memories.
Monday 14 October to
11am, Friday 1 November
The phoney war.
The early months of World War II.
Monday 9 December to
11am, Friday 27 December
The first Christmas.
Christmas 1939 – the first of World War II.