HISTORY SOCIETY

Previous Exhibitions

plagues and pandemics

‘I would ask members to contact me (Clare McCann 01483 728546 or cricketshill@hotmail.com) for an appointment (this does not have to be a Saturday or a morning). The main room of the museum will be solely for those visiting and the steward will either be outside or in the library area, which is now cordoned […]

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Life Below Stairs

‘Our new exhibition Life Below Stairs. It focuses on memories, mainly recorded in the eighties, locals who worked in the big houses of Send, Ripley and Ockham. Come and see an Edwardian kitchen (well an approximation!) All visitors will have the opportunity to enter a draw for a Downton Abbey Cookbook.’

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The Kings of Ockham Exhibition – Ada Lovelace, the wife of the 8th Baron King and first Earl of Lovelace.

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 as a computer pioneer […]

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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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