Do you remember the Bomb Crater or the Bug Hutch? Then you may want to come along to the Down Memory Lane on Sept 8th from 10am – 4pm at the Tilbury Riverside Arts and Activity Centre. There will be a talk on Tilbury in the morning at 11am and one in the afternoon at 2pm with Jonathan Catton. There will a tour around the old ticket office with George Watts and tea/coffee/cakes available.
Memories of Tilbury and Chadwell
The Tilbury Riverside Project would like to say a very big thank you to everyone who took part in the celebrations for the 100 years of Tilbury. It was a fabulous day and the sun shone!!
Come along to a great day and help Tilbury Celebrate 100 years of being a town!!
The day begins at 11am and there is lots to do until 5pm.
Tilbury Town was a 100 years old on April 1st this year and to celebrate this great anniversary there is a family fun day on the Anchor Field on 15th July 11am -5pm. The day will be filled with lots of entertainment on a stage and an arena. There are dog display teams, fun-fair, majorettes, street dancing, old fashioned games ie: sack race, egg and spoon, singing from St. Mary’s school, Lansdowne School, Elite Dancing, Jacqui School of Dancing, Sunshine Centre singers, Fruitful Land Gospel Singers, local singer Amy Welton, Tip Toes Stage School, Gateway Academy and the famous No Nonsense Band!! There will also be refreshments, face painting, Vintage bus tours around the town, picnic area, craft stalls, Heritage Marquee, Tilbury Brass Band and Beat the Goalie!!
Come along and have some fun………..if you would like a stall at this event then please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01375 859911 for more details.
Cutting the cake
A great day was had by all on April 1st at the Cruise Terminal. Nearly 1,000 people came along to hear Jonathan Catton’s interesting talk on the history of Tilbury Town. There were open top bus rides around the Port and Annie O’Brien launched the new Tilbury and Chadwell memories website. The Tilbury Brass Band kept people entertained as they browsed the history stalls. Annie would like to thank everyone for coming and especially to the Port of Tilbury for their support. Visit the website on www.tilburyandchadwellmemories.org.uk . A celebration cake was cut by June Brown a long time volunteer and shared out with the visitors.
Tilbury Centenary Day – Free entrance – no need to book!
April 1st 10am-4pm at Tilbury Cruise Terminal
Port Tours will take place at 10.15,13.00,15.00
Talks of the History of Tilbury by Jonathan Catton at 11.00 and 14.00
Guided Walks by the Thames with Mike Ostler at 11.00 and 14.00
The Launch of the Tilbury and Chadwell Community archive website at 12.15
Displays of photos, archives and information stands
There will be refreshments, cream teas available and Tilbury Brass Band playing for your enjoyment
Parking availalbe – Disable Access
There will be a shuttle bus operating along the 99 bus route leaving Tilbury Town station at 09.30 hrs and every hour until 14.30. A return service will run from the Cruise Terminal on the hour from11.00 until 17.00
The Tilbury Centenary will take place on April 1st in the Cruise Terminal
Happy New Year to you all!
Please keep looking a this website for all the forthcoming events for 2012!!
Next Meeting for the planning of the Tilbury Centenary will be on 17th Jan 6.30pm at Crown Court, Newton. Please come along and be part of this celebration!
The Tilbury Riverside Project would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Look out for the Centenary Day celebrations in July 2012 !! It is going to be a great day for Tilbury.
The Tilbury Riverside Project is inviting you to come along to Crown Court in Newton Road on Monday 5th Dec at 7pm for an informal evening going down memory lane!! This is a chance for you to share your memories of Tilbury and Chadwell. We will welcome any stories/photos or objects that bring back memories for you.
Annie O’Brien and Jonathan Catton will be there to talk to you about the new exciting Community Archive project that is starting in Tilbury.
Refreshments will be served during the evening. Please phone 01375 – 859911 for more information.