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
The Black Death or the New Pestilence.
- 7 May 2016 1-1:30pm
Including the painful Barber Surgeon who lanced the swellings and the weird and wonderful wise woman who encouraged a frog to be worn around the neck to scare off the pestilence Volunteers will be encouraged to try out these curious cures Make Scented Nose Gays. A small bag of scented herbs to ward off the 'Miasma' which was thought to be the cause. Also make Plague masks. Worn by the Plague doctors who searched out the unfortunates who contracted the disease.
Cost £5 per child.one adult free.
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