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Nostalgic Programs Offered Two Ways

Take a look at the City of Surrey from a new perspective by registering for an existing program or inviting one of our staff to speak at your next function.

Public Programs

All programs cover a range of topics, all with photos and documents that tell the story of Surrey's roots.  All programs are 13yrs+ and generously sponsored by the Friends of the Surrey Museum and Archives Society. There are two easy ways to register:

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

The Miracle Mile
The 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games set the Lower Mainland on the world stage. Sport historian Jason Beck explores the events and impact of the Games in our local context.
Saturday, February 10 from 11:00-12:30
Register Online (4566466)

Stan McKinnon Collection
Uncover the photos that made Stan McKinnon (and the Surrey Leader) a household name. Surrey residents, businesses, events and landscapes of the fifties and sixties are brought to the forefront.
Saturday, March 10 from 11:00-12:30
Register Online (4566475)

Outreach Programs

Are you looking for a speaker? Multimedia presentations delivered by qualified staff from the Surrey Archives include historic photos, audio and more. They are suitable for schools, rotary clubs and retirement homes. Contact us at 604-502-6459 or for more information and to book. Topics include:

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


  • $75.20 for community groups
  • $71.62 for school groups

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