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 2018

Dates Events
Monday 3 September to
Friday 21 September
Lessons during War.
Education and learning must go on during wartime – this exhibition looks at local school life, Palmer's boys and their teachers.
Monday 5 November to
Friday 16 November
Armistice.
Peace at last – we commemorate the Armistice of 11 November 1918 between the Allies and Germany that ended fighting on the Western Front in World War 1.
Monday 10 December to
Friday 28 December
The War Years.
A review of Thurrock and the world during World War 1.

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.
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.