Guildhall Finchingfield

Living History


18th- 30th May  11am-4pm

Images and artefacts from a local perspective.  In commemoration of 70 years since VE day.

FREE ENTRY  and Pop up cafe

A talk by Ross Stewart on a history of the RAF/USAAF  at Wethersfield base during WW2.

26th May 7pm (Doors open at 6.30pm)   Tickets £2 on the door.

VE day in Essex


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The Guildhall is now available to hire and tours.

We are part of the Invitation to View scheme, click here for bookings.

finchingfield green


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Set in the rolling countryside of North Essex less than an hour from London is the 15th century Guildhall Finchingfield. The Guildhall is an historic venue with its own interactive museum, small shop, library and Guildroom available for hire. 

Normal opening times    FREE ENTRY

Museum and Guildroom   Thursday 2-4pm   Sunday 1-5pm

 Library  10-12 pm Tuesday  2-4 pm  Thursday and Saturday 2-4pm

Next coffee mornings, 27th April,11th May, 25th May

finchingfield tea mornings

From Monday 2nd of March 2015 10.30-12  we are starting the Guildhall every other weekly tea and coffee mornings. We thought it would be great for anyone living in Finchingfield  to pop in for a chat and a cuppa, and its on us!  (cake also available)  If you are new (or old) to the village, want to meet some new people or catch up with some friends, why not do it in the cosy surroundings of the Guildhall.  We look forward to see you!  Everyone's welcome.  FREE


Finchingfield, one of the most photographed villages in England

Thank you to all our financial supporters 

For the significant grants from Heritage Lottery Fund and English Heritage.

For generous support from Braintree and Bocking Civic Society, D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust, DHJ Currie Memorial Trust, Emmanuelle College, Essex County Council, Essex Heritage Trust, Finchingfield Parish Council, Foyle Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation, Pocknell Studio, Sir Robert Kempe Education Foundation, Stephen Clarke 1957 Trust, The Rayne Trust, The Wolfson Foundation, The Worshipful Company of Grocers, Viridor Credits.

For smaller donations, gifts of time and expertise from individuals and local business too numerous to list here.

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