Please join us for Gavin’s Reigate Ghost Walk on Friday 30th September at 7:30PM! Tickets only £7, £3.50 for kids. Tickets on sale at https://www.jumblebee.co.uk/reigateghostwalk – and they are selling well already, so get yours now!
You are warmly invited to the Dorking Society AGM which this year will be held at Dorking Library on Tuesday 10th May. The Dorking Society is the governing body of the DLHG. Please arrive after 7pm for a prompt start at 7.30pm. We will conduct the business first, and then we have a presentation on The Dorking of…… Continue reading Dorking Society AGM
On Sunday May 22nd Gavin Dulley will be leading a walk on Reigate’s history. It will start at the Crumb’s Bakery on Bell Street at 2PM and end and hour or so later at the Pilgrim Brewery, where we’ll have a drink in the tap room. Like all of Gavin’s walks, it will be entertaining…… Continue reading Reigate Local History Walk!
Some DLHG members will be going to see two history-related local plays in the spring. On Monday March 14th, Guildford’s Mil Theatre (next to the Yvonne Arnaud) delves into some murky German family history with a one-woman musical, “Dispatches on a Red Dress”. See http://www.yvonne-arnaud.co.uk/whats-on/dispatches-red-dress Then on Sunday 29th May (2PM), we have a female…… Continue reading Two Local Theatre Trips!
If you haven’t booked already, please book soon, places are limited on both trips. The coach trip to Weald & Downland Living Museum is on Thursday 16 June 2022, tickets £22 eachThe “Lewis Carroll & Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” walk around Guildford is on Sunday 8th May PM, tickets £7 Reserve your place by emailing…… Continue reading Booking for Coach Trip and Lewis Carroll Walk
Four short talks by DLHG members.
The spread of the Omicron variant is a bit worrying. We are keeping an eye on the figures and will decide whether January’s talk on “Dorking Music Hall” by Brian O’Gorman (Official Historian of the British Music Hall Society) will be live at Junction Road church or by Zoom before the end of 2021
We’ve got a bonus Zoom talk on November 8th this year – “Remembering the heroes from all over the Commonwealth: BlackPoppyRose Campaign” by Selena Carty, on the important contribution made by black servicemen from the Caribbean, Africa & elsewhere in WW1, WW2 & other wars fought by Britain We are planning another organised walk or…… Continue reading More Events, 2021 & 2022!
On 10th Nov 2021, 15 DLHG members enjoyed an guided walk around Godalming following the story of Jack Phillips, chief radio operator of the Titanic, and a true local hero. See “Some DLHG Event Pictures” (under “More” on the main menu) for some pix
The DS AGM 2021 will be held on 9th September 2021 19:30 at Dorking’s Crossways Community Baptist Church.
AGM papers are at https://dlhgorguk.files.wordpress.com/2021/08/dorking-society-dec-20-accounts-with-owen-russ-signed.pdf