Events at the Heugh Battery Museum 2022

The museum welcomes you to all our events which help us to raise funds for the running costs and maintenance of the museum.

Car Boot Sales

We will be hosting three car boot sales this year.

  • Sunday 8th May
  • Sunday 10th July
  • Sunday 11th September

 

Sellers arrive to set up at 9am, £5 per pitch.

Buyers on site from 10am, 50p entry.

You MUST book your pitch and pay for it in advance. Please book in person at the museum.  

Museum re-opens at 1.30pm after the cars have been safely removed from the site. 

I Sing For My Comrades - a talk by Tony Fox

Sunday 15th May, 1pm - 3pm

Free entry, donations welcome.

Tony Fox, author of I Sing For My Comrades will talk about his research and tell the stories of ordinary men from Stockton on Tees who joined the International Brigade to fight against Fascism in the Spanish Civil War.

Tony will have copies of his book for sale and will be happy to sign them.

Free entry, donations welcome.

Saturday 4th June, 12 noon - 4pm

Platinum Jubilee Street Party

FREE entry

Come and join us for a giant street party!  Bring your own picnic and join in our fun competitions like Best Decorated Jubilee Hat, Best Dressed Jubilee Dog, Nobbly Knees, Best Royal Look-alike.

There will be music from the Hartlepool Jazz Band Orchestra, tunes to sing along to in a thoroughly old fashioned afternoon out.

Poppy Tea Rooms will be open from 12 noon til 4pm.

 

Sunday 4th June, 12 noon- 4pm

Platinum Jubilee Street Party

FREE entry

The second of our Platinum Jubilee celebration street parties. More competitions,  entertainment from Pirates and Scallywags and music from Hartlepool Youth and Community Silver Band.

Bring your picnic, deck yourself out in red, white and blue and have your Union Jack to the ready for a fun-filled afternoon!

Poppy Tea Rooms will be open from 12 noon until 4pm.

Saturday 11th June, 11am until 3pm

Vanguard Mediaeval Re-enactment Group

Entry £5 adults and £3 children

Let the tournament commence!  Knights will demonstrate their skills at arms and their squires will be on hand to show you the equipment every knight would need to survive in the time of chivalry.

Saturday 18th June, 6pm - 9pm

Midsummer Evening Craft Fayre

Free entry, donations welcome

An evening stroll to browse and buy some beautiful artwork and hand-crafted from local artists and artisans.

  • Louise Ceramics
  • Seaview Pottery
  • Carole Crafty Cushions
  • Do Creative
  • Wonder and Lightening
  • Kiln Nook
  • Resin
  • Soap and Soul
  • Sea Glass Pictures and more

 

Never too early to start shopping for you  know when…

Also, for families, we will have some fairies who will be hiding around the grounds of  the museum.  Will you be able to find them all?

Saturday 16th July, 10am - 4pm

WWII Event

Entry £5 adults £3 children

Re-enactment groups will be here to show equipment and uniforms from both sides of the conflict.

Dress 1940’s style and sing along with Yvonne the Vintage Singer!

Saturday 20th August, 10am - 4pm

Napoleonic Wars Event

Entry £5 and £3 children

Don’t get press-ganged by the Red Coats!  Get dressed up as a Napoleonic soldier and learn what life was like once you had taken the King’s shilling!

Displays from the East Indian Comapny 1st Battalion Bengal Grenadiers and the Time Travelling Tea Tent.

Sunday 18th September, 1pm - 3pm

I sing for my Comrades - a talk by Tony Fox

Entry £5 and £3 children

Tony Fox, author of I Sing for My Comrades gives a talk about his research for the book and recounts the stories of ordinary men from Stockton on Tees who joined the International Brigade to fight against Fascism in the Spanish Civil War.

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The Only First World War Battlefield in the UK

Open: Friday – Monday from 10am – 4pm
Heugh Battery Museum, Moor Terrace, Headland, Hartlepool, Cleveland, TS24 0PS
info@heughbattery.co.uk
01429 270746

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