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Nursery children at Rainham Hall during the Second World War

Exhibition: Remembering the Day Nursery at Rainham Hall 

Discover our 2017-2018 exhibition based on the memories of the Rainham Hall day nursery (1943-1954).

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The day nursery years (1943-1954)

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What's on

Autumnal activities

Upcoming events

Campfire cooking

Sat 20 Oct 2018
We'll be gathering around the campfire to toast marshmallows.

Autumnal trail

Sat 20 Oct 2018
our half-term trail will take you on a journey around the Rainham Hall gardens.

Pumpkin carving

Fri 26 Oct 2018
Get creative with your very own pumpkin this Hallowe'en.

An afternoon of jazz and ballads made famous by women

Thu 08 Nov 2018
Join us for a musical afternoon of songs from the 1940s and 1950s made famous by female singers, in celebration of our current exhibition and marking the centenary of women's suffrage movement.

Antiques Valuation with Antique and Jewellery expert, Steve Kirby

Thu 15 Nov 2018
Bring your items to Rainham Hall to be valued at an Antique Valuation session in conjunction with Havering Libraries. Attending will be Antique and Jewellery Expert, Steve Kirby, who has 40 years’ experience in the jewellery business. He is happy...

Havering Literary Festival - Young at Heart

Wed 21 Nov 2018
Francis Mullan, a tour guide in the City of London, presents a short talk for Havering Libraries’ Over 50s groups on WWI military chaplain Tubby Clayton, who founded Talbot House, as rest home for soldiers in Belgium, and the charity TocH. The...
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Eating and shopping

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Learning and group visits

Boat in the bath exhibit inside Rainham Hall

Story Competition Winner at Rainham Hall 

Last year we asked our younger visitors to write a story based on one of our most popular exhibits - the boat in the bath – on the first floor of Rainham Hall. We had some great entries and are delighted to announce the winner of the story competition.

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Volunteering opportunites

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