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WW2 - A Children's War


Be prepared with gas mask training and air raid drill, learn what happened after a bomb fell, discover how to put out one of the fire bombs that were dropped in their tens of thousands on Epsom during the war. Try to play fag cards like wartime children, discover the size of the sweet ration, and master a paper puzzle to find the hidden pig! Write a postcard home after being evacuated.

Cost £5 per child. Contact David Brookes, Bourne Hall Museum, Spring Street, Ewell. 

Tel: 020 8394 1734


CATs Club


The Bourne Hall Museum is introducing a new children's club. 

In partnership with Buddingartists we are starting a new CATS club. Craft, Art, Technology and Science the children learn some science and technology and use art and craft skills to make something. There are two sessions in which you can make your own winged dragon and a third session were you can make a heart shaped papier mache bowl.

Dragons 9.45 to 11.45am and 11.45 to 1.15pm and bowels 2pm to 3.30pm

Each session is £7 per child (£1 discount for two children)

On The Ocean


Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe will be speaking about his book On The Ocean: The Mediterranean and the Atlantic from Prehistory to AD 1500. This event will take place in Senate House, London and is free to all with no need to book. There will be a wine reception after the talk.

Holy Trinity Steps: A Silent Witness to Guildford's Past


The noted Guildford historian David Rose, will give an illustrated talk on Guildford's history, telling the story from the perspective of the steps fronting the church from Guildford’s High Street. David will talk about the many events and historical moments that these steps have witnessed, and in many cases, their role in that history.

Ceramic Building Material


A CBA SE dayschool led by Ian Betts (MOLA), this course will cover the main types of building material used in south-east England during the Roman, medieval and post-medieval period. The day will consist of presentations, followed by ‘question and answer’ and ‘show and tell’ sections.

£20 CBA SE members; £25 for non-members. Booking details on:

**Please note this day has been re-scheduled from its original April date**



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