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

Join us to explore Surrey's past.

Registered Programs

Programs will run virtually via Microsoft Teams. Attendees will receive simple instructions to participate in each of the following free sessions. To register by phone, call 604-501-5100.

Chinese Canadian History in BC
October 12 | 6:30-7:30pm | Microsoft Teams

Explore the long and evolving history of the Chinese diaspora in BC through this virtual talk presented by Sarah Ling, Exhibition and Program Manager of the Chinese Canadian Museum. Register online.

Surrey from 1914 to 1918
November 2 | 6:30-7:30pm | Microsoft Teams

Explore the local impact of World War I in this virtual talk with Surrey Archives staff. Delve into the letters, photos and recollections of those who experienced the War firsthand. 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 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 4:30pm 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 4:30pm 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.