Covid Considerations, 2022

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

1953 North Sea Surge Talk, May 2022

On Tuesday May 10th 2022, 13:00. DLHG members are invited to a talk at the Woodhatch Centre in Reigate: “Terror in the Night: The1953 North Sea surge” by Essex-based historian Michael Holland. Entry £2

More Events, 2021 & 2022!

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!

Walk around Godalming

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

Blue Plaques in Dorking

For many years the Dorking Society has sponsored the placing of Blue Plaques in Dorking and its surrounding areas to commemorate people who have lived locally and played an important part in society whether within the UK or globally. Want to learn more? Click post heading.