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Guildhall Finchingfield

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Feeling like royalty I visited the guildhall in Finchingfield through the invitation to view... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Susan M
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Unexpected gem in a gorgeous setting

Dropped in to the Guildhall on an English Heritage open weekend and was captivated by the restored... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Mike M
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Church Hill, Finchingfield CM7 4NN, England
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Feeling like royalty I visited the guildhall in Finchingfield through the invitation to view events. We were certainly treated well and the whole afternoon was a wonderful experience; from well informed and knowledgeable accounts of the history of the guildhall and its place in Finchingfield's...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susan M
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Dropped in to the Guildhall on an English Heritage open weekend and was captivated by the restored building and the knowledge of the staff. Very helpful, informative and friendly` Well worth the trip!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike M
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The Guildhall was the centre, once, of this wonderful Essex village. It was a wonderful sunny day so a trip out was needed to revive the spirits. Finchingfield, with its duck pond, nice pubs, tea shops and church is worth a visit. Wander around and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank normantalktalk
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Finchingfield village and the Guildhall are such a delight, a village green fronted by duck pond, quaint bridge, candy coloured cottages, pub and tea houses. The Guildhall frequently stages art exhibitions by local daubers. Parking may be tricky in the summer but there are many...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank OzoneSpin
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We held a drinks reception here for my husband's birthday last weekend and it was the perfect venue! Very well looked after, extremely helpful staff and a truly memorable evening.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Alexandra C
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is an iconic building in the centre of the village and it is a pleasure to teach there in a venue which was originally a grammar school in the sixteenth century.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Cjarvi2013
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We visited Finchingfield and found the Guildhall almost by accident one weekend - and what a joyful discovery. It is a charming and beautifully designed local history museum with informative and often interactive displays. It is carefully planned and full of surprises. Worth the trip...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank easygoingtraveller9
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Lots of "Tudor" people engaged in day to day activities, many of which were available for visitors to try. There were travelling bakers with their lovely "dragon head" oven, puppeteers with their tales of a great dragon, a barber surgeon explaining how to pull teeth...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Dingus54
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here on a festival day paid £2 each for what I do not know looked around guildhall for a bit, nearly walked to Spains hall only to be told it was shut for a wedding could not really figure out why we paid over...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Irvin G
Reviewed 11 August 2016

It was so exciting when the Guildhall was finally done up - years of painstaking work. The museum is interactive and therefore suitable for children too. Sometimes have events upstairs run by enthusiastic locals.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank carotyr
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