Bourne Hall Museum

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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.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Mon - Sat 1000 - 1700
Sun Mornings

Admission charges

Free

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Land Transport, Medicine, Science and Technology, Social History

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Epsom's WW1 lady postmen.

WW1 – the Home Front

  • 23 August 2017 2-2:30pm

How one day in August Epsom was invaded by 4000 soldiers! Discover how hard life was with, shortages of food, and coal. Would you like to go on to the Common to try and find extra food to eat? If your father was home on leave you need not go to school as he could return to the front and you may never see him again. At the end of the session you will get the chance to make your own Victoria Cross!
Cost £5 per child. Limited to 15 children

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13

Admission

Cost £5 per child. Limited to 15 children

An Epsom family ready for war

WW2 -- A Children’s War

  • 30 August 2017 2-3:30pm

One of the hundreds that were dropped on Epsom at a time when there were only three fire engines Learn to play fag cards like wartime children, discover the size of your sweet ration, try a paper puzzle and write a postcard home after being evacuated.
Cost £5 per child. Limited to 15 children

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13

Admission

Cost £5 per child. Limited to 15 children

Nonsuch Palace

The Worst Jobs in Tudor Times

  • 9 September 2017 1-2:30pm

He needs a gong farmer, a food taster, a spit boy, a groom of the stool, and a wool dyer. If you really want to get ahead, become an executioner! Come along and see if you fancy a change of job and a short life!

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13

Admission

Cost £5 per child.

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Bourne Hall Museum Club

http://www.epsomandewellhistoryexplorer.org.uk/BourneHallMuseumClub.html

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
Spring Street
Ewell
Epsom
Surrey
KT17 1UF
England

Website

www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk/EEBC/Leisure+and+Culture/Bourne+Hall

E-mail

Bournehall@epsom-ewell.gov.uk

Telephone

020 83941734

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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