Bourne Hall Museum

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

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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

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Snowball fight at Horton War Hospital Epsom

The Grear War Exhibition

  • 4 — 15 August 2014

It will include the home front as well as life on service, and the story of the War Hospitals at Horton and the Manor, in the Grandstand and at Ewell. There will be little-known images of the Army Camps at Woodcote, Tattenham Corner and Tadworth, with the convalescent camp at Woodcote and the arrival of the University and Public Schools Brigade in Epsom. At the same time the museum will feature an exhibition of photographs and objects from the Great War: this part of the displays will carry on after the 15th into next year.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+

Admission

Free

Website

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

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.
Recruiting at Epsom Clock Tower 1914

Meet the Recruiting Sergeant

  • 5 August 2014 11am-2pm

Hear the Recruiting Sergeant and his officer in the same spot as did the young men of Epsom a 100 years ago, join your country’s army– join up and be home in time for Christmas! God save the King

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 5-6
  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+
  • Any age

Where

The Clock Tower
High Street
Epsom
Surrey
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Admission

None

WW1 Ambulance for Horses

Epsom Town Military Camp.

  • 9 August 2014 11am-5pm

Men and women of the 10th Essex Group taking part in demonstrations and displays including children’s activities and cooking in the trenches. See a WW1 general service wagon, along with horse ambulance and join in a period sing-song. Learn about Driver Martin, Epsom’s most decorated soldier.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Derby Square Ebbisham Centre
High Street
Epsom
Surrey
KT189 8PG

WW1 aircraft one of the displays

Town to Trench the Great War 100

  • 4 — 5 October 2014 10am-5pm

Featuring living history re-enactments from the 10th Essex men and women, children’s activities, and music and songs of the period performed by local groups. There will be a half-scale WW1 fighter plane, a Front Line Military Hospital, and a rebuilt trench. Also 1916 ambulance with nurse and officer.
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Suitable for

  • Any age
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.

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