Guildhall Finchingfield

Living History

finchingfield green

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The Guildhall is now available to hire.

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. 

Opening times    FREE ENTRY

Museum and Guildroom will open occasionally throughout January to March. We will open for business again in April.  If you would to make a private appointment please contact us.

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

Next coffee morning 16th March

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

World War Two exhibition

ration book

We are mounting an exhibition in May to commemorate   VE day 70 years on. Do you have anything connected with Finchingfield or our area during the second world war.  Get in touch on our contact page. We would love to hear from you.

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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