Visit to Penshurst place and gardens near Tonbridge, Kent
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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great War the Epsom and Ewell Local and Family History Centre and Bourne Hall Museum are mounting a display in Bourne Hall from Monday 4th to Saturday 16th August.
The Spring visit was to the Watts Gallery and Chapel at Compton, south of Guildford, on Tuesday 25th March.
49 members went on our visit to Blenheim Palace on Monday 15th September 2014. Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was built in early 18th C by the 1st Duke of Marlborough as a reward for his military triumphs against the French. The Palace not only has the expected spectacular rooms, pictures etc., it
Was on 28th November 2013 to the Wallace Collection in London. This is a London gem, and a “must” to visit. Housed in Hertford House in Manchester Square, it is a collection principally acquired in the 19th century by the 3rd and 4th Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace.
The 96 people who came to our Annual Supper on Friday 11th October 2013 at St Joseph’s Church Hall, St Margaret’s Drive (off Dorking Road) enjoyed a rare treat. The Melody Makers, a sextet led by Kate Brown provided a varied repertoire of music and song. The buffet from Studio Food was served by delightful
A trip by coach to Bletchley Park was enjoyed by more than 50 members. We were given lunch and a guided tour round the site of one of WW2’s most secret activities, where the German Enigma codes and others were monitored and broken, thus providing invaluable intelligence for the war effort. The feats of both