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The Kings of Ockham Exhibition

The new exhibition tells the story of the King family who owned Ockham Park, and much of the land around it from the 18th century until the estate was sold in 1958. Come and learn more about Ada Lovelace, the wife of the 8th Baron King and first Earl of Lovelace. Ada is now heralded […]

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THE WANDERING WEY

Our latest exhibition is entitled THE WANDERING WEY.

THE WANDERING WEY Our latest exhibition is entitled THE WANDERING WEY The exhibition includes photos both old and new and hopefully will give visitors an insight into how Man and nature have both caused the river to move its course over the centuries. The exhibition runs from 2nd February until the end of April, every […]

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Reflection on the “War to end all wars”.

Reflection on the "War to end all wars"

Reflection on the “War to end all wars” Features local memories, photos and artefacts from before the war We are very excited that this exhibition has, in the main, been created by The Surrey Infantry Museum and contains some background on the Queens’ regiment, the local men from Send and Ripley who served, as well […]

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Games And Pastimes

GAMES AND PASTIMES features local memories, photos and artefacts from before the war

Games And Pastimes features local memories, photos and artefacts from before the war GAMES AND PASTIMES features local memories, photos and artefacts from before the war (some before the first world war). In particular there are some great pictures of Ripley Fair which seems to have been a social highlight. In addition there are games […]

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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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