HISTORY SOCIETY

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Ripley Court School

Ripley Court School Celebration 125years

Ripley Court School A Celebration of 125 years of Ripley Court School This exhibition, marking the 125th anniversary of the school has, in the main, been put together by the staff and pupils at the school. From 5th May to end of June – every Saturday 10 – 12.30 pm next to Ripley Village Hall.

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Send Inside and Out

An Art Exhibition

Send Inside and Out An Art Exhibition By “Our Time” women artists from HMP Send February 17th will see the opening of something really exciting and different for Ripley museum. Seven artists from HMP Send – the closed female training prison located between Ripley and East Clandon, which delivers an integrated regime to around 300 […]

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The Sixties – The Rock and Roll Years

The exhibition showcases a small part of a 1963 project, in which Society member Bernard Watts photographed many of the local Ripley buildings. We have tried to focus on some buildings that are no longer there or else local businesses that have gone. In addition there is a small homage to Ripley’s most famous son, […]

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Fire! Fire!

Fire! Fire! Send and Ripley Fire Brigades

Fire! Fire! Send and Ripley Fire Brigades Ripley museum, Next to Ripley Village Hall,GU23 6AF We have a new exhibition entitled Fire! Fire! relating to local fire brigades and featuring some original artefacts, including a splendid helmet. We are also participating in Surrey Museums’ Month, which despite its name, runs until September! Visitors can pick […]

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HISTORY UNDER YOUR FEET.

Local finds-Senda nd Ripley

A DISPLAY of LOCAL FINDS
The current exhibition entitled History Under your Feet is a chance to showcase some of the amazing things that have been found by local gardeners, and metal detectorists – in particular the North West Surrey Searchers.
The exhibition will run from JAN 23rd TO APRIL 2016 and is open every Saturday from 10 -12.30.

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The Homefront

HOMEFRONT in World War II - Ripley museum

The new exhibition at the museum is about the HOMEFRONT in World War II. The thinking behind this is both to acknowledge the 70th anniversary of the end of the war and to launch the Society’s little bomb shelter as an ‘experience’.

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Surrey’s Hunter Gatherers

The Society borrowed some interesting panels from the archaeological service and displayed locally found flints. We were also fortunate to have the loan of finds from one of our members as well as some of his remarkable reproduction tools and weapons.

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