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"Tillingbourne Tales" HLF Project - Community Event


Come and find out about the Tales and Trails of the Tillingbourne Valley

This Heritage Lottery Funded Project is working with local communities to rediscover and preserve the valley's unique industrial and natural heritage.

Come and learn about the project and hear our keynote speaker:

Professor Alan Crocker ('Mills of the Tillingbourne')

Monday 23rd November

Shalford Village Hall from 7pm

For more information contact:

From Manor to Palace - Excavating the moated site at Woking


Excavations have been taking place at Woking Palace annually since 2009.

This talk by Rob Poulton will focus on the exciting new information to emerge in 2014 including the discovery of the palace well, a new medieval building and an industrial area.

Tickets for this talk are free but booking is essential. To book e-mail or call 07722 299026

Surrey in the Age of Magna Carta


An exciting day of talks exploring the significance of Magna Carta and the history of Surrey in the thirteenth century.

Speakers: Professor Nigel Saul, Rob Poulton, Dr David Stone, Dr Naomi Sykes and Professor David Carpenter.

Organised by Surrey Heritage. Tickets for the day, including tea and coffee, are £15 and available from Surrey History Centre, in person or by phone on 01483 518737 or via the website

See attached flyer for further details.

Peacemakers in War and Now


Peacemakers in War and Now       

17 June - 5 July

Godalming Museum


Did you ever wonder what happened to those who refused to fight in the First World War? Read the life stories of people who lived by the Quaker values, of non-violence, reconciliation and peacemaking throughout this period of conflict by becoming conscientious objectors or serving in the Quaker Ambulance Service.

The History of Disability in Surrey


The Freewheelers Theatre Company present

The History of Disability In Surrey
A collection of short films documenting and inspired by stories of people and disability in Surrey from over 100 years ago.

At this special launch event, staged in conjunction with the Surrey History Centre, the films will be introduced by the filmmakers themselves, members of The Freewheelers’ Media Group. The screening will be followed by questions and answers. Light refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday 14 May at 3pm

The People's Cathedral

The Story of the People’s Cathedral
Between 1952 and 1961 200,000 brick-givers made the construction of Guildford Cathedral possible. Can you help us bring these stories to life?

Guildford Cathedral has successfully secured initial supportfrom the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for repairs to the Cathedral fabric and development of its project: Securing Guildford Cathedral’s future: treasures, memories and stories revealed.

We are now looking for people to take part in an oral history project to capture the memories of the brick-givers and others involved in the Cathedral story.

There are two ways you can get involved in the project:

1) As a volunteer


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