London's Playground - Surrey Local History Committee

Date: 
Saturday, October 30, 2010 - 11:00 to 17:30

SURREY LOCAL HISTORY COMMITTEE
A Committee of the Surrey Archaeological Society
Registered charity 272098

Saturday 30th October 2010

‘LONDON’S PLAYGROUND’

Chertsey Hall, Heriot Road, Chertsey, KT16 9DR (National Grid Ref TQ041667)

Programme

10.00   Exhibits and stalls ready for viewing. Coffee is served
10.30   Morning Session. Chair: Janet Balchin (Chairman, Surrey Local History Committee)
10.35   Keith Grieves (Kingston University)
            The pleasure-grounds of London: recreational space in the Surrey Countryside 1850-1950.
11.35   Handa Bray (Friends of the Hurtwood)
            'Air and exercise’ - the story of the Hurtwood Control
12.30   Break for lunch
13.30   Afternoon Session Chair David Calow (Hon. Sec Surrey Archaeological Society)
            Presentation of Gravett Award for Best Local History Display by Sally Jenkinson (Surrey History Centre)
13.45   Les Bowerman (Send and Ripley History Society)
            "Awheel in Surrey 1850 - 1950"?
14.30   Graham Davies (Youth Hostels Association)
            The development of the YHA from 1930 to the early 1950s, with particular reference to Surrey.
15.15   Break for tea
15.45   Jeremy Harte (Bourne Hall Museum)
            English Carnival – Derby Day on the Epsom Downs.
16.30   Close


Tickets - £10.00 in advance, or £12.00 on the door. Tickets include morning and afternoon tea / coffee.
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To Mrs P Bedwell, SLHC, 37 Seymour Avenue, Ewell, KT17 2RS

Please send me ...............tickets @ £10.00

I enclose a cheque for £...................(made payable to Surrey Archaeological Society) and an SAE

Hot lunches (£6.00 for two courses with a choice of menu) will be available, or bring your own packed lunch.
To assist us with numbers for catering please indicate if you are likely to require a hot lunch (pay on the day)



I / we would like ...................hot lunches



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Postal Address: 
Chertsey Hall
Heriot Road
Chertsey