|Surrey's Past.... currently taking a short break.
A programme all about the history of Surrey
Monday, 2 SeptemberEleanor presents the monthly look at Surrey's history. This month Julian Pooley Head of Public Service for Surrey History Centre talking about the Centre; and Abby Guinness and Hannah Potter talk about Woking Palace. plus the history what's on in Surrey during September.
Monday, 5th AugustEleanor presents the monthly look at Surrey's history. This month Dani Maimone reports from the flypast of a Lancaster Bomber over Brooklands Museum on the 12th May 2013 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters Raid and talks to some of those who worked alongside Barnes Wallis developing and manufacturing the bouncing bomb at Brooklands and surrounding locations; and Celia Jones meets those taking part in the opening of the Hanworth Loop of the Narrow Gauge Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway project by the Metropolitan Water Board Railway Society. Plus the history what's on in Surrey during August.
Monday, 1st JulyEleanor presents the monthly look at Surrey's history. This month Robert Moore and John Burnett recall the history of the Walton & Weybridge Regatta; recollections from local residents of the Queen's Coronation 60 years ago; David Frith author of the new book Guildford's Cricket Story; a bus journey back in time with David Kinnear, Curator of The London Bus Museum; plus the history what's on in Surrey during July.
Monday, 3rd JuneEleanor presents a Suffragette Special to commemorate the centenary of the death of Suffragette Emily Wilding Davison at the Epsom Derby in 1913. Interviews with Elly Badcock, Campaign Press Officer, and Katherine Connelly, Campaign Co-ordinator of the Emily Wilding Davison Memorial Campaign, with Annabel Gill, College Archivist at Royal Holloway, University of London and Irene Cockroft, Guest Curator of the Bourne Hall Museum in Epsom's Exhibition on Emily Wilding Davison and the Suffragette Movement, "Dying for the Vote".
Monday, 6th MayEleanor delves into Surrey's history including finding out about the Walton Charity and the Royal bedchambers at Hampton Court Palace, plus details of historical events taking place in Surrey during May.
Monday, 8th AprilEleanor talks to Jonathan White, Museum Manager of Elmbridge Museum and Wies Rogalski who along with his brother has set up an exhibition about Tweedsmuir the Polish Resettlement Camp. Plus news of events and exhibitions in Surrey in April and the Pub Quiz with a twist!
Monday, 11th MarchEleanor presents the second in the new monthly series featuring the history of Surrey. This month a feature on Magna Carta and its forthcoming 800th anniversary.
Monday, 11th FebruaryEleanor presents the first programme with Nick Pollard, Chairman of Sunbury & Shepperton Local History Society talking about the history of Walton Bridge. Also, Julian Pooley, Head of Public Service for Surrey History Centre talks about the Centre and recent events plus Abby Guinness and Hannah Potter talk about Woking Palace.
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