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Bourne Hall Home Education Group

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After talking to parents who attend our Museum Kids Club we found a demand for sessions to support children who are being educated at home.

A weekday group has now been formed for those children to learn about history.

The first session will be on Tuesday 7th February from 2pm to 3.30pm. (£5 per child, one adult per child free). It will be on the First World War. Details on the attached pdf.

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.

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

Gorham's Cave, Gibralter

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ICOMOS-UK hold an annual Christmas Lecture each year in December, bringing together our membership and others interested in cultural heritage for a festive evening of wine, mince pies and a talk from an expert speaker. This year, they are pleased to be celebrating the 2016 inscription of the UK’s latest World Heritage Site, Gorham’s Cave Complex, the Neanderthal cave site in Gibraltar, with a talk from Professor Clive Finlayson, Director of the Gibraltar Museum and of Gorham’s Cave Complex.

 

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. 

Surrey Hills Wood Fair

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The Surrey Hills Wood Fair returns for the 7th year. Each year it gets bigger and better yet retains the traditional charm of a rural day out. Discover interesting stalls and great local produce. There is a big focus on family activities and children under 12 go free. A discounted rate of £7.50 is available if booked in advance (£10 at the gate). Dogs on leads are welcome and parking is free.

Check all details on: www.surreyhillswoodfair.co.uk

 

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