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Abinger excavation and Felday Hillfort

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Visit the interesting excavations at this Roman Villa site where evidence of settlement during the Iron Age has been found. Followed by a tour around Felday Hillfort which is not only an Iron Age enclosure but also the site of a WW1 POW camp. You will be guided by Emma Corke (SyAS) and Dr Judie English (SyAS). Contact the Events Officer at: events@cbasouth-east.org for details.

Easter Events

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Flint Knapping, making Stone Age Tools. £15 per child, pre-booking essential. An afternoon session 2pm-3.30pm is also available.

Contact Bourne Hall Museum for details.

Other Easter sessions: 6th April, An Audience with Henry VIII

                                               8th April, Titanic

                                               12th April, Gladiator School

                                               20th May, Echoes of the Past

 

Stand and Deliver

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 The dreaded word 'highwayman' was first used in 1617. These robbers operated in Britain until the early 19th century and were the scourge of the roads. Meet a highwayman evading the law and hear their side of the story. Many came to a horrible end - including one from Epsom.

Details are on the attached pdf.

New Library Open Day at the Abinger Research Centre

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The society librarian will be holding an Open Day at the new premises for members to view the new arrangements and familiarise themselves with the location. Parking is limited around the village but public transport is available between Redhill and Guildford. Refreshments will be available and the Abinger tea rooms will be open. Please ring the office on 01483 532454 or the research centre at 01306 731275 to confirm attendance.

Life on the Home Front 1939-1945

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As the sandbags were piled high, barrage balloons filled the air and the children were evacuated, Britain made ready to do battle on the Home Front. Find out how people defended their families, community and town during the dark days of WW2.

£5 per child plus 1 accompanying adult.

More details from: dbrooks@epsom-ewell.gov.uk

Or from the website: www.epsomandewellhistoryexplorer.org.uk

Horrible Halloween

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Horrible Halloween

Ewell Walk On the Dark Side

Thursday 27 October 2pm to 3.30pm

Monday 31 October 7.30pm - 9pm

Tuesday 1 November 7.30pm - 9pm

Discover Ewell’s dark past and remember the tales that some would rather forget.  Learn about the terrible exploding gunpowder mills and visit the graveyard of St Mary’s where the victims rest in peace. 

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