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CALLING ALL KIDS! 

We hope that you managed to catch this year's amazing Save our Shelters gallery along Factory Terrace.
The posters have now been judged and the winners awarded their certificates.
Check out the kids page to read more...

 

 

Kids posters

Who we are

With a population of around 12,000, Halstead is a market town in the north of Essex, about eight miles from the Suffolk border.  It’s a very community spirited town and Halstead 21st Century Group is made up of very active residents who love our local heritage and open spaces.

We were galvanised into action in 2013 when a local woodland and heritage asset was threatened.  It wasn’t long before we realised how much more built and natural heritage Halstead is home to - and how much of it is under threat. And so our small charity was formed to protect, preserve and promote as much of what's good as we can in our town and surrounding areas.

Over the years Halstead 21st Century Group has grown in size and significance and we’re now a registered charity with a membership of nearly 1800. That support provides the spirit and dedication to ensure that Halstead's natural and built heritage plays a brighter role in Halstead's future.


Our Priorities

 Built Heritage

Halsteads Built Heritage

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Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage

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Heritage at Risk

Air Raid Shelters

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 Natural Heritage

Local Heritage

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Lottery Heritage Fund

Support from Heritage Compass and the National Lottery Heritage Fund

We're delighted to announce that 2022 marks our engagement with Heritage Compass, a scheme that's been funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund to provide training and support to heritage organisations. The National Lottery Heritage Fund provided the grant for our Readiness & Resilience project which concluded at the end of November.

Thank you once again National Lottery Fund Players!

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