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Events:  Talks and Exhibitions

Museum Exhibitions and Local Events:

  • As well as the permanent displays, there are several special exhibitions during the year.

  • The volunteers often attend local events, with a special display stand and a selection of our books. 

Spelthorne Archaeology and Local History Group (SALHG):

  • Talks on 1st Thursday of the month from Jan - May, and Sep - Dec. Doors open 7:30pm for talk at 8pm.

  • Usually these are at Staines Methodist Church, but at least one will be in Ashford or other venues.

2 Jun 2022

Platinum Jubilee

Special exhibition for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee (June - Sep)

Spelthorne Museum

16 Jul 2022

The Romans Are Back !

Family Activity Day 11am - 4pm

Spelthorne Museum

1 Sept 2022

Railways in Spelthorne

History of the railways of Spelthorne, a talk by Nick Pollard

Fordbridge Centre, Ashford

6 Oct 2022

Excavations at Spelthorne Leisure Centre

Recent excavations and discoveries, a talk by Andy Hood, Foundations Archaeology

Staines Methodist Church

3 Nov 2022

Lord Knyvett and the Gunpowder Plot

Lord Knyvett's life: his manors in Staines and Stanwell, the founding of the school, his memorial in Stanwell church

Lord Knyvett Hall, Stanwell

5 Jan 2023

Chertsey Abbey and Tiles

History of Chertsey Abbey and its tiles’ by Emma Warren of Chertsey Museum

Staines Methodist Church

2 Feb 2023

General Roy's Survey of Hounslow Heath

How Ordnance Survey maps began. A talk by Patrick Talbot.

Fordbridge Centre, Ashford

2 Mar 2023

Highwaymen of Hounslow Heath

James Marshall

Staines Methodist Church

6 Apr 2023

Runnymede and Ankerwyke

Excavations at Runnymede and Ankerwyke, by Harry Farmer (National Trust)

Fordbridge Centre, Ashford

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