Bourne Society Indoor Forum Meetings
Indoor Forum Meetings are held in Harestone Hall, to the rear of the United Reformed Church, Harestone Hill, Caterham, CR3 6JU; 7.15 for 7.45 pm. An admission fee of £1 is charged to cover costs and includes tea or coffee. Please note that, due to restricted space and the large numbers that regularly attend, Bourne Society forum meetings in Harestone Hall are open only to members of the Society.
Car Parking: Free car parking from 7 to 11 pm is available in Morrison’s car park, the ground-floor level of which extends almost directly opposite the church. About fifteen parking spaces are available within the church grounds, but these tend to fill up quickly. After 6 pm parking is permitted along Harestone Valley Road and Harestone Hill. The hall is 5 minutes walk from Caterham railway station and taxi rank, and 6 minutes from the 407 bus stop.
IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS
Coronavirus (Covid-19): In compliance with government directives, all forum meetings and other events have been cancelled until further notice. Please check this page regularly for resumption of activities.
April 2020 Forum Meeting:
100 Editions of Local History Records
As you would have seen from our calendar of events, Robert Warner and Gwyneth Fookes had prepared a Powerpoint presentation for the April forum meeting based on 100 editions of Local History Records. A great deal of work went into this presentation, so to prevent it going to waste the Society’s officers have agreed to make the projected pages freely available on this website as a continuous pdf file. We hope you enjoy looking through it, while possibly imagining your friends around you.
To download the presentation in pdf format please follow this link.
An Exhibition of Historic Photographs sponsored by the Bourne Society and the Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society to mark the 150th anniversary of the CNHSS. This takes place in the Atrium at the Clocktower, Katherine Street, Croydon, between 1st February and 2nd May.
The Caterham Guards’ Depot: An Exhibition. This popular Bourne Society exhibition, on free public display at The ARC Caterham, was due to end in December 2017. However, it has now been accepted as a permanent feature of The ARC and will remain on display until further notice. For more details please click or tap here.
Pub & Brewery History Group
Meetings of the pub and brewery history group 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. For details please see page 83, volume 100 of Local History Records.
Uncertain: Saturday, 11th July 2020: The Woolpack, 186 High St., Banstead SM7 2NZ.
Uncertain: Saturday, 1st August 2020: The Woodman, Woodmansterne St. SM7 3NL.
Landscape History Walks
Uncertain: Saturday, 25th July 2020: Reigate Heath walk. For details please see Local History Records, 100, page 89.
Sanderstead Local History Group
The Sanderstead Local History Group has cancelled all meetings until further notice in the hope of re-scheduling them for 2021. Any future resumption of activities will be notified on this website.
Meetings of the Sanderstead Local History Group are held at 2.00 pm at All Saints’ Parish Hall, Onslow Gardens, Sanderstead. All are welcome, come as often as you wish. No annual fee; just £2 per head per visit to cover hall hire including tea or coffee. For further information please contact Joyce Hoad at firstname.lastname@example.org
Chaldon History Group
Meetings of the Chaldon History Group 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 of this year’s talks and walks please follow this link.
Bourne Society Coach day tours
All three of this year’s coach day tours have been cancelled due to uncertainty regarding the epidemic.
Due to personal circumstances there will be no heritage tour this year. It is hoped to organise one in 2021.