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HISTORY SOCIETY

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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A day visit to Compton Parish Church-17.05.2016

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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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Research project into Send and Ripley residents involved in WWI

The Send and Ripley History Society is undertaking a research project into Send and Ripley residents involved in WWI, either in the services or as a civilian on the Home Front. We are interested in hearing from anyone who has memories or family stories, memorabilia, or documents relating to any activities, whether as members of […]

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Ripley 1953 Coronation Celebrations

The original cine film was taken at the Ripley Village Coronation Celebrations on the 2nd June 1953 and was shown at a village event shortly after the Coronation and later converted to video tape.

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RING IN THE NEW

Every New Year’s Eve leads to a bit of jubilation, hope springing eternal that the next year may turn out to be something better than the last. With many people it’s a case of modest celebrations in the home, sometimes with a little ceremony, where the traditions still give pleasure and such artistry as hand bell ringing survives.

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