Dorking Society AGM

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

Two Local Theatre Trips!

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!

Booking for Coach Trip and Lewis Carroll Walk

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

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

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