The museum is now closed until April 2024.
You can still come and see us at our monthly historical talks, these take place on the 3rd Thursday of the month, they start at 1945 in the Gwendoline Lewis Room of Shenfield Parish Hall. Full details below.
We look forward to meeting you.
Monthly Talks Programme 2023 – 2024
|Thu||19-Oct-23||The Brontë Connection||Margaret Mills|
|Thu||16-Nov-23||Piccadilly and Mayfair||Brian Taylor|
|Thu||21-Dec-23||Essex Murders Explained||Roy Tyzack|
|Thu||18-Jan-24||Fleeing France in June 1940||David Worsfold|
|Thu||15-Feb-24||Stephenson: Rocket Man||Jef Page|
|Thu||21-Mar-24||A Schoolgirl’s War||Mary Smith|
|Thu||18-Apr-24||AGM followed by Brentwood: Brief Histories||John Fryer|
|Thu||16-May-24||Gardening the Globe||CWGC|
All talks start at 7:45pm at the Gwendoline Lewis Room, Shenfield Parish Hall, Hutton Road, Shenfield, CM15 8LB.
Members attend for free, there is a small charge of £4.50 for visitors and guests.
**UPDATE** David Worsfold who will be giving our talk on ‘Fleeing France in June 1940’ in January will be giving his talk for the Friends of Shenfield Library on Tuesday November the 14th at Shenfield Parish Hall. The talk will start at 7.30pm. No need to book, and the event is free to attend.
Brentwood Museum Latest Exhibtion
Our latest exhibition “Ways We Earned A Living” has now closed. We’ll have a new exhibition opening in April 2024.
We also have permanent exhibits to explore at the Brentwood Museum.
We have a cabinet of curiosities, a collection of photos of Brentwood though the decades, artifacts from WWII and much, much more.
Garden and Cemetery
No longer used for new burials, the cemetery is now managed as a nature reserve and has a beauty and tranquility all of its own.
In a wooded glade a soldier who won the Victoria Cross in the Crimea lies at rest.
There is a War Cross and Commonwealth War Graves of the Great War.
A striking white marble memorial stands proudly above the grave of the Essex police hero PC. George Gutteridge.
Members can attend monthly talks for free
There is a small charge of £4.50 for guests and visitors, payable on the door.
The Museum is now CLOSED and will reopen in April 2024.
We are also open for group visits by appointment.
For group bookings:
or call 01277 218854