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Upminster’s Museum of Nostalgia to close for urgent restoration work
Upminster’s Museum of Nostalgia to close for urgent restoration work

Upminster’s Museum of Nostalgia to close for urgent restoration work

Upminster's marvellously ramshackle Museum of Nostalgia, which is usually open a couple of times a month, will be closed through 2024 to allow for urgent repairs to its thatched roof.

Jan
05
Upminster windmill reopens to the public
Upminster windmill reopens to the public

Upminster windmill reopens to the public

One of London's last surviving windmills will reopen to the public this weekend following several years of restoration work.

May
23
2023
Last chance to ride an old train along the London Overground
Last chance to ride an old train along the London Overground

Last chance to ride an old train along the London Overground

This weekend marks the end of an era, as part of the London Overground gets a new train from Monday.

Oct
03
2020
Tickets Alert: Tours of a Crematorium
Tickets Alert: Tours of a Crematorium

Tickets Alert: Tours of a Crematorium

To mark the 60th anniversary of Upminster's South Essex Crematorium they will be hosting a behind-the-scenes tour of the chapel and crematorium.

Jun
06
2017
Visit a Museum of Nostalgia in an ancient barn
Visit a Museum of Nostalgia in an ancient barn

Visit a Museum of Nostalgia in an ancient barn

On the edges of London, within earshot of the M25 can be found a most marvellous museum, housed in an ancient barn.

Apr
15
2017
Upminster Windmill gets restoration funding
Upminster Windmill gets restoration funding

Upminster Windmill gets restoration funding

One of London's surviving windmills is to be saved, following the award of a £1.4 million grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

Jul
12
2014
Friday evening trip on the 1938 tube train?
Friday evening trip on the 1938 tube train?

Friday evening trip on the 1938 tube train?

Another outing for the iconic restored 1938 tube train – this time on a Friday evening along the District line. This weekend (29th/30th Aug) the Upminster depot is open to the public for its 50th anniversary, and the 1938 train

Aug
28
2009