Bourne Society Zoom Forum Meetings

A Bourne Society forum meeting will take place on Zoom on 5 May 2021.

Members who wish to attend the Zoom forum meeting in May will need to email to obtain the necessary ID and password.

Wednesday, 5th May 2021 at 7.30 pm: Zoom forum meeting, including the talk ‘Happy Valley, Past, Present & Future’ by Dominic North, Countryside Warden.

A programme of outdoor summer meetings has been arranged but will very much depend on covid restrictions.

Sanderstead Local History Group

Wednesday, 28th April 2021: Pilgrims and Pilgrim routes. A talk by Dee Palmer.

Wednesday, 26th May 2021: ‘Beware Watercress’ -Typhoid Outbreak in Croydon 1937. A talk by Joyce Hoad.

Wednesday, 30th June 2021: The History of Theatre in Croydon. A talk by Dee Palmer

Meetings of the Sanderstead group would normally take place on the last Wednesday in the month at 2.00 pm. Meetings have continued on Zoom, with links and passwords sent by email to regular members of the group shortly before each meeting. If you are not on our contact list please email Chris Harman or Joyce Hoad at

Pub & Brewery History Group

The present situation is that all pub visits have been suspended until further notice.

Meetings of the pub and brewery history group normally assemble at 12 noon in the car park of the selected venue, or if wet inside. A short history of the pub is followed by lunch for those wishing to partake. New members and guests are warmly welcomed.
Please read Paul Sandford’s note in LHR 103, page 78.

Landscape History Walks

All walks have been suspended until further notice.

Chaldon History Group

Meetings of the Chaldon History Group normally take place at 2.00 to 4.00 pm in Chaldon Village Hall or Chaldon Church. Meetings are open to everyone. Entry is £5 at the door, proceeds from which, after costs, go to the Friends of Chaldon Church. For details please follow this link.

Bourne Society Coach day tours

For obvious reasons, nothing has been organised so far for 2021.

Heritage Tours

There will be no Heritage Tour in 2021.