Heritage

Saturday 8 October: What was it like to be a Suffragette? Chat with Emily Davison, Ewell

Find out how Emily Davison contributed to the fight for women's rights. Despite all the challenges she faced, Emily had an education that was unusual for girls in her day. She joined the women's social and political union after meeting Emily Pankhurst... discover what happened next! To find out more visit the Chat with Emily Davison Epsom and Ewell Borough Council web page.


Friday 16 and Saturday 24 October: Stoke Park Railway Open Day, Guildford

All aboard! Visit the Stoke Park Railway with ground-level miniature railways and raised-track miniature railways available for train rides. To find out more visit the Stoke Park railway open day web page.


Saturday 22 to Sunday 30 October: 'Air Heads' October half term at Brooklands Museum, Weybridge

Explore the history of aviation and enjoy a fun day out with the family at Brooklands Museum! There's something for everyone, make paper planes, have a ride in a pedal plane and listen to stories from aviation legends. Suitable for children over 5. To find out more visit the 'Air Heads' October half term Brooklands Museum web page.


Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 October: Cave Painting, Ewell

In the prehistoric period, early men crawled into the darkest caves and painted pictures of themselves and the animals they hunted with primitive candles. Learn how and why these paintings were created. Discover how and why these paintings were created. Create your own cave painting using flickering light in your own cave. To find out more visit the Cave painting Epsom and Ewell Borough Council web page.


Saturday 29 October: Wise woman or witch? You decide, Ewell

Early witches used magic to summon spirits for assistance or to effect change. Meet two wise women who will discuss superstitions, religion and witches. To find out more visit the Wise woman or witch? You decide Epsom and Ewell Borough Council web page.


Sunday 30 October: Halloween Walk on the Dark Side in Ewell, Ewell

Explore the darker side of Ewell's history with a guided tour around its historic centre. If you dare, visit graveyards and crime scenes. Hear tales of local folk who won't stay dead, ghostly coach crashes and exploding gunpowder mills. To find out more visit the Halloween walk on the dark side Epsom and Ewell Borough Council web page.


Sunday 30 October: A walk around Epsom at Halloween, Epsom

An evening walk around Epsom to visit some of the town's haunted buildings. Pubs, flats, B&Bs, and great houses are some of the buildings that have disappeared, while others remain standing. As you listen, you will hear the stories of Lords and Ladies, highwaymen, teachers, nurses, and policemen, as well as those who have pasted over but have not yet left! To find out more visit the A walk around Epsom at Halloween Epsom and Ewell Borough Council web page.