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Nostalgic Programs at the Surrey Archives

Take a look at the City of Surrey from a new perspective. Fall programs at the Surrey Archives cover a range of topics, all with photos and documents that tell the story of Surrey's roots.  All programs are 16+.

Signing Up is Easy

  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.

Fall 2016 Programs

Teachers, Texts and School Bells
Sharpen your pencils and roll up your sleeves as we zip through a history of Surrey’s one-room schoolhouses and recent schoolyard tales. Explore our educational landscape through vintage yearbooks, photos, and more.
1 session $11.
Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 11:00am to 12noon
Register Online or call 604-502-6459 (#4492278)

Surrey in the Forties
Hi-de-ho! Join us as we delve into the rip-roaring 1940s Surrey-style. Retro photos, local recollections and ‘40s news rags bring this decade of war, victory and development to life.
1 session $11.
Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 11:00am to 12noon
Register Online or call 604-502-6459 (#4492310)

Fitzmaurice and the Great War
Join Robin Anderson, Associate Professor at University of the Fraser Valley, on an exploration of the Great War cartoons of The Province cartoonist James Fitzmaurice. Discover BC’s unique perspective on this tumultuous era.   
1 session $11.
Saturday, November 12 from 11:00am to 12noon
Register Online or call 604-502-6459 (#4492323)

Winter in the City
Snowfalls, frozen fields and holiday merrymaking. Long-ago winter experiences are rekindled as we explore past chilly seasons. You’ll reach for your toques and mittens after these archival photos, news reports and reminiscences.
1 session $11.
Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 11:00am to 12noon
Register Online or call 604-502-6459 (#4492330)

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

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