Changing Role of Women - Surrey Local History Symposium

Saturday, 21 April, 2018 - 09:30 to 16:00

Surrey Local History Committee

A Committee of Surrey Archaeological Society Registered Charily 272098


The Changing Role of Women

Saturday 21 April 2018 9.30am to 4.00 pm
at Surrey History Centre 130, Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6ND

9.30 Registration

9.55 Chairman’s introductory remarks

10.00 Ros Black, local author and speaker .    Duxhurst, Lady Henry Somerset’s farm colony for inebriate women

10.40 Coffee and tea

11.10 Carol Brown, Guildford Museum .   Surrey Women in the First World War

11.50 A selection of short films from the Surrey History Centre’s collection.

12.00 Linda Oliver, Archivist, Surrey Federation of Women’s Institutes

The History of the WI in Surrey

12.40 Lunch

1.40 Introduction to the afternoons session

1.45 Dr. Christopher Wiley, Senior Lecturer in Music, University of Surrey . Dame Ethel Smyth, Ground-breaking Composer, Writer, and Suffragette’

2.25 Tea

2.55 Presentation of the Gravett Award

3.00 Holly Parsons, Project Officer, Surrey History Centre . The March of the Women: Surrey's Road to the Vote

3.40 Chairman’s closing remarks and close

Tickets £12.00.

Please book online at, in person at Surrey History Centre, or any Surrey Library or phone 01483 518737.
It is advisable to book early as places are limited.
Morning and afternoon refreshments are included. Please make your own arrangements for lunch. It is recommended to bring a packed lunch as there are no cafes near the Surrey History Centre 

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Postal Address: 
Surrey History Centre
130 Goldsworth Road
GU21 6ND