The Only Coastal Way Is Essex

Sorry, this is a past talk

Date: June 13th
Start: 8:00pm
Talk by: Tony Tuckwell
Entry: £2 with refreshments


Tony Tuckwell, one of our favourite speakers, returns to give a talk on the important historical events associated with the Essex Coast.

Photo: Essex Way Footpath along Copperas Bay on the River Stour. The Essex Way Guide (Essec County Council) explains the name: “Copperas Bay takes its name from the old industry of copperas gathering which took place in the bay until the 1870s. Copperas (bisulphide of iron) was dredged from the mud and taken to Harwich to be used in the manufacture of dyes, inks and sulphuric acid.”

Photo sourced from: Trevor Harris / The Essex Way 156: Copperas Bay / CC BY-SA 2.0

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The Pavilion, Wethersfield Playing Field
Hedingham Road, Wethersfield, CM7 4BZ

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Entering Wethersfield from Braintree on the B1053, turn right at the junction by the village green onto High St. Head 300 yards up the hill, before you leave the village you will see the Playing Field and Pavilion on the right with a car park beside the Tennis Court.

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