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  1. Web Reg is available 24/7. Use the program name or the program number to find the program.
  2. Call the Surrey Archives, Tuesday to Saturday, at 604-502-6459 for information and to register.

Winter/Spring 2016 Programs

Yeehaw: Past Rodeos
Giddy up, it’s rodeo time! Hold on to your hats as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Cloverdale Rodeo. In 1946, Grandstand Seats cost $1.00 while standing room was 50 cents. Photos, papers and reminiscences make for a fun ride through this iconic event.
1 Session $11 (all ages)
Saturday, May 14  11:00am-12noon
604.592.6956 #4465201
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Along the Shore
Our compass points south as we explore Surrey’s southern shorelines: Mud Bay, Crescent, Elgin and Ocean Park. We’ll follow this region’s historical footprint via archival photos, documents, and reminiscences.
Saturday, June 11 11:00am-12noon
1 Session $11 (all ages)
604.592.6956 #4465211
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The Fifties in Surrey
Surrey had it all in the 1950s - new geographic boundaries, a modern address system, and a freshly crowned Queen. Lose yourself in this decade’s cool beat through digitized photos, maps and more. See the photo gallery at the bottom of the page.  1 session $11 (All ages)
Saturday, March 12  11:00am-12noon
604.592.6956 #4454460
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Cards Before “Carlton”
Travel through time as we sift through postcards, letters and notes from long ago. Revisit holiday wishes and reports on everyday life through the writings of Surrey’s residents and their pen pals.
1 Session $11 (all ages)
Saturday, April 9  11:00am-12noon
604.592.6956 #4465185
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Multimedia Presentations

Get a speaker for your next community association or board meeting, or give your students a sample of Surrey history. The Surrey Archives offers multimedia presentations on Surrey history featuring photographs, maps, oral histories and original textual documents. Topics include:

  • Surrey's First 50 Years
  • Surrey 1914-1918
  • The Sixties in Surrey
  • Capturing the City: Surrey 2000
  • Roy Houghton's Surrey
  • Cloverdale: A Photo History

Contact us at 604-502-6459 or archives@surrey.ca for more information and to book an outreach presentation.

Find out all you need to know about the Surrey Archives in our Winter/Spring 2016 brochure. Sign up for the Heritage E-Bulletin to receive email updates on all Surrey Heritage programs.