Discover your county's heritage at Surrey History Centre on Saturday 6 October.
Surrey Heritage Celebration
Free Open Day
6 October 2012
10am - 3.30pm at the Surrey History Centre
Come along and celebrate our Archive of the Year Award with a day of free events at Surrey History Centre. Including children’s craft activities, a family history helpdesk, behind the scenes tours of our award winning archive* and much more. The day will also include our Surrey Heritage Annual Lecture:
Surrey Heritage Annual Lecture - 'Valuing the Past: Why Heritage Matters in the Modern World ' 2pm – 3.30pm
Drawing on his experiences working as a heritage professional around the globe, Dr Joe Flatman will explore the different values that societies place on heritage in the modern world. Using examples drawn from across Surrey, the UK and further afield.
Places are limited, to book please ring 01483 518737. Free.
The ‘behind the scenes’ tours will be at 10.30 am and 12.30pm.
The tours last 1½ hours. Places are limited, to book please ring 01483 518737. Free.
*This year the Surrey History Centre was named archive of the year by Your Family History Magazine