A Leigh Town Council event on Strand Wharf 11-4 today in Leigh Old Town Come and see the Leigh Society and Heritage Centre, Fellowship of the Saxon King, Ian Yearsley local books, Rayleigh Museum, Essex Hundred, Endeavour Trust (the Dunkirk little ship), Blade Education (Festival of Remembrance), North Thames FLAG, local clubs and crafts and Pudge the Thames barge that went to Dunkirk (http://www.bargetrust.org/our-barges/pudge) Its going to be a sunny day and the tide is hig
Thames Barge, Pudge, coming in to moor in Leigh this morning - what a sight. Come and see her at the Heritage Day tomorrow between 11-4 and take a stroll around Strand Wharf local history and craft stalls.
This Sunday, 6 August from 11-4 there will be a wealth of interest for all those who love this area. Stalls for a variety of local history groups, craft stalls and Thames Barge 'Pudge' The heritage centre will be open and the weather looks set fair - so come down to the Old Town and enjoy a little bit of history.
I can't believe its 2 years since I started thinking about blogging and haven't got there yet. Well this post is a start and as the title suggests I am going to try and keep up to date on what's going on in Leigh as it affects our history and heritage, as well as hoping that readers will enrich our historical knowledge of Leigh and its people and places. I will not be using this blog for social comment but a genuine attempt to learn and disseminate information about our to