Bourne Hall Museum
Bourne Hall, situated in the heart of Ewell Village, is a remarkable modern building of unusual architectural interest, surrounded by beautiful grounds. Opened in 1970, it is well furnished, well equipped and flexible enough to accommodate most requirements.
With a variety of different sized halls and rooms, it is perfect for anything from a small meeting to the largest of receptions. It is used for conferences, weddings and wedding receptions, fairs, recitals, meetings and parties.
The landscaped gardens, lawns and lake, with a fountain, provide a wonderful backdrop for your events and are particularly impressive for photographs.
Bourne Hall has good parking facilities and is within easy reach of Central London and the M25. West Ewell British Rail Station is five minutes walk away and provides regular direct rail routes to Waterloo and Guildford. Local buses run to and from Ewell Village.
Mon - Sat 1000 - 1700
Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Land Transport, Medicine, Science and Technology, Social History
Meet Robert Cratewell: Executioner and live?
- 10 October 2015 1-3:30pm
. ‘Cratewell’ recounts the nature of crime and punishment during turbulent years of the Tudors.In the 38 year reign of King Henry VIII, in excess of 72,000 people were executed!Stories of hanging, mutilation, and decapitation are complimented by accounts of significant executions – those of principle Courtiers and, of course, two of King Henry’s wives. Particular attention is given to the story of Queen Anne Boleyn (executed in 1536) for which appropriate and period specific ‘props’ are used.
The presentation, is complemented by 12’ gallows (complete with ‘body’!), a pillory, and an array of period accurate items and equipment
£5 per child
Bourne Hall Museum Club
For children aged 8+ years with an interest in history. Join up for interactive games, exploration and investigation, dressing up and craft activities covering all periods of history. The club meets on the second Saturday of the month at Bourne Hall, from 13.00-14.30.
How to obtain
Each session carries a £3 charge. Contact 020 8394 1734 for more information and to join.
Bourne Hall Museum