Hour or Two

Visit a real Napoleonic fort!

In Essex we are lucky enough to have the Jaywick Martello Tower on our doorstep.  A genuine Napoleonic fort, which houses dozens of activities and workshops for the local community every year.  Exhibitions run frequently.  The challenge is to visit this superb fort for yourself and share your experience on social media.

What's involved?

The challenge is to visit this superb fort for yourself and share your experience on social media. Free parking at the tower. Roof terrace with views for miles of our stunning Tendring coast.

Address: Jaywick Martello Tower, The Promenade, Belsize Avenue, Jaywick Sands, Essex CO15 2LF

OPENING TIMES:

Summer Opening (April until September)

Wednesday to Sunday and bank holiday Mondays - 10am - 5pm

Winter Opening (October and March)

Saturdays and Sundays - 10.30am - 3.30pm

Why get involved?

See something new for yourself, learn about the past in your neighbourhood.

Revisit and refresh your memory if you've been previously.

Sign up to a workshop and learn a new skill.

Ideal Skills

  • Archiving
  • Conservation
  • Construction
  • Copywriting
  • Customer Service
  • Design & Illustration
  • Event Management
  • Event Stewarding
  • Fundraising
  • Gardening
  • Languages
  • Maintenance and Repair
  • Money Handling
  • Photography
  • Project Management
  • Reading/Storytelling
  • Research
  • Social Media
  • Web Development
  • Working independently
  • Working with Children 0-5yrs
  • Working with Children 6 - 12yrs
  • Working with Databases
  • Working with Young People
  • Test skill

Ideal Interests

  • Archiving
  • Architecture and Building management
  • Business and management
  • Commercial Development
  • Community Work
  • Computers and Technology
  • Conservation
  • Creative and Arts
  • Design
  • Event & Project Management
  • Events and Programming
  • Food & Beverage
  • Fundraising
  • Learning and Education
  • Marketing and communications
  • Retail
  • Teaching and Training
  • Visitor Service/ Front of House
  • Curatorial/Working with Museum Collection

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