The Flamingo Hotel is one of many notable Whalley spots featured in “Whalley Before Skyscrapers”

Join us virtually to explore Surrey's past.

Registered Programs

Programs will run virtually via Microsoft Teams. Attendees will receive simple instructions to easily participate in each of the following free sessions. Register online or call 604-501-5100.

Community Histories: Newton
September 28 | 6:30-7:30pm

Join Surrey Archives staff online as they explore Newton’s past. Through photographs, oral histories and more, trace Newton’s development into one of Surrey’s most populous town centres. Register online.

Community Histories: Guildford
October 21 | 6:30-7:30pm

Delve into the historical Port Kells, Port Mann and Guildford neighbourhoods with Surrey Archives staff as they explore the past through photographs, oral histories and more in this virtual talk. Register online.

Community Histories: South Surrey
November 25 | 6:30-7:30pm

Join Surrey Archives staff online for a tour of South Surrey’s past. Explore picturesque landscapes and community development through photographs, oral histories and more. Register online.


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 archives@surrey.ca for more information and to book once programs are running again.

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

Registration by phone is available. Call 604-501-5100, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:30pm and Sunday from 9pm to 11pm and a customer service representative will be happy to help you.

If you need to cancel your registration, log in to your account and follow our How to Cancel Your Activity video.

Alternatively, you can call 604-501-5100, Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:30pm and Sundays from 9pm to 11pm and a customer service representative can cancel your registration for you.

Get help and find more information on how to register for classes on the Registration Help page.