The Surrey Archaeological Society’s Research Centre and Library at Abinger will be open all day specially to the public, featuring displays on local research, finds from the area, and a chance to browse the collections.
A tour of a site, museum etc
Join one of the guided tours of the Surrey Archaeological Society excavations at Cocks Farm, Abinger, where the site of a Roman villa with a long period of occupation is currently undergoing fieldwork. Tours will include a look at what's going on in the trenches, as well as the finds which have come out.
Two tours will be on offer throughout the day:
11:00-12:00 and 14:00-15:00
Three walks have been arranged to trace the events of 17th June 1919 when a mob attacked Epsom Police Station. Walks will begin at the Rifleman in East Street and finish in Ashley Road. Places have to booked with firstname.lastname@example.org, cost by a donation to Police Care UK. More details are on the attached pdf.
Walk back in time through Ewell village and discover some fascinating stories from its 10000 years of history.
£5 per person
On 17th April there is also an early evening walk and both walks are repeated on 20th April.
Discover the darker side of Ewell's history with a guided tour around its historic heart.
Cost: £5 per person. Meet in the foyer of Bourne Hall.
Places are limited so booking desirable. Contact: email@example.com
A pdf with further information is attached.
Bourne Hall Museum has organised a programme of Summer Walks. There are some new walks along South Street and at the Racecourse. Some will cover the development of Epsom Spa and the area during WWI.
Walks cost £5 per person and limited to 25 participants. Booking essential and contact: David Brooks, Bourne Hall Museum or via:firstname.lastname@example.org
A pdf with full details is attached.
Look beneath Epsom’s respectable surface whilst you stroll around its ancient town centre. Discover dark deeds, wrong doings and ghosts who won’t rest in peace. Hear tales of Epsom’s own highwayman and the life of the evil Lord Rochester, together with the wicked Lord Lyttleton. Relive the time when Epsom’s spa was the height of fashion but the behaviour of some visitors was not as elevated as their pedigree such as Lord Baltimore.
A Site and Town tour of Fishbourne Roman Palace and Chichester Harbour. Guided by Rob Symmons (Curator of Fishbourne) and Lauren Tidbury (CITIZAN). Contact the Events Officer at: email@example.com for details.
Site and town tour of Slindon Park and Chichester. Led by Alice Thorne of the South Downs National Park and James Kenny, Chichester DC. Free to members of CBA SE; £5 to non-members. Early booking is advised. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details and to book.