What's on inHornchurch

Welcome to Hornchurch

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Hornchurch - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Hornchurch to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Tourist Attractions

The British Music Experience

The British Music Experience has brought together all of the greatest artists and bands in the UK from the 1940s to the present day, so it is guaranteed that your dad will find many chances to reminisce about the first 7' single he bought, the first gig he…

Firepower - The Royal Artillery Museum

Welcome to Firepower, the museum of the Royal Artillery and Europe's widest variety of historic and modern artillery.Get close to the big guns that chart 600 years of artillery development. Experience battle field life and discover more about those who served the guns. See medals from one of…

Langdon Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve

460 acre nature reserve including former plotlands, managed by the Essex Wildlife Trust. A remaining plotland home, The Haven has been restored in 1930's style.Shop, refreshments, displays and events.Admission: Free. Donations welcome.Open: Tue‐Sun every week, plus Bank Holidays…

Eltham Palace

A showpiece of early 20th‐century design with a fascinating history. Discover the only English Art Deco house open to the public, built on a site of great antiquity and joined to a medieval hall. Commissioned by Stephen and Virginia Courtauld and completed in 1936, the house was filled…

Thames Barrier

The last time that central London flooded was in 1928 when 14 people drowned. In 1953 there was disastrous flooding on the East Coast and the Thames Estuary with a toll of over 300 lives. If this flood had reached central London's highly populated low lying areas the…

Crossness Engines

The Crossness Pumping Station was built by Sir Joseph Bazalgette as part of Victorian London's urgently needed main sewerage system. It was officially opened by the Prince of Wales in April 1865.The Beam Engine House is a Grade 1 Listed Industrial Building constructed in the Romanesque style and…

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