Events or other news which is not under the responsibility of the Surrey Archaeological Society

From Manor to Palace - excavating the moated site at Woking


As part of the spring/summer 2014 programme of talks organised by the Friend of Woking Palace for their HLF funded project "Woking Palace and its Park" Rob Poulton, the director of the excavations, will be giving a talk about excavating the moated site at Woking. This is a ticketed event and tickets, which are free, should be obtained by calling 01483  518722 or e-mailing Please use the application form on the reverse of the attached flier.


REDIVIVUS Textile Artists
March 24th – April 12th 2014
An exhibition at Godalming Museum
An exhibition by Redivivus, a group of three experienced textile artists will take place at Godalming Museum from 25 March to 12 April. The group have been exhibiting together since 2006 in many shows in the UK.

St. Luke's Hospital Heritage Project

A team of volunteers has recently completed a research project on the history of the Guildford Union Workhouse Infirmary, which became St. Luke's Hospital. An exhibition has been created for display in the Education Room of the former hospital building. Once part of the complex, the Spike is available for tours.

For more information contact the co-ordinator, Jane Thompson 07799 0633699;; or visit

An information sheets about the hospital project is attached as a pdf.

LAMAS Annual Conference : Arenas of entertainment


The 51st Annual Conference of London Archaeologists organised by the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society will take place in the Weston Theatre Museum of London.

The morning will be a round up of Recent Work in London and Middlesex, followed by an affternoon themed on 'Arenas of Entertainment in Tudor and Jacobean London'.


A flyer PDF is attached showing full details and booking arrangements.


Victorian School


Take your places at your desk in a Victorian School: where discipline was often strict. Find out who went to school - not everyone did. What was it really like and what did they learn? See what equipment Victorian children had and decide if they had any fun.

Children 7-12 years old. £4 per child. One free adult per child.

Further details from Bourne Hall Museum. Tel: 020 8394 1734 or e-mail: 

Herald of Spring


Herald of Spring Goes Back to its Roots

Open 9am to 5pm

Enjoy a free floral extravaganza!

Discover the open spaces and parks of the Borough

Learn about the art of the bee-keeper

See displays by local horticultural and flower clubs

Meet the friends of your local parks and find out how you can get involved

Visit the Antiques and Vintage Fair (£2 admission).


And why not enter our competition for the best floral display, best cut or dried flower display and best school table-top garden? For more details contact Bourne Hall

Bourne Hall Museum

This museum in Ewell regularly runs events for children during school half-terms and holidays as well as exhibitions and events for the general public. 


If you require further details of these events please contact Bourne Hall.


Under The Surface


Chris Hutchinson is an amateur photographer and member of Yately Photographic Club. Around ten years ago he started to experiment with photographing the human face and form in new ways, including underwater. The exhibition displays some of his remarkable photographs using this technique.

This exhibition wiil be on show until March 1st.


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