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. Registration for Spring programs opens February 25 at 9pm.


Trivia Night: City of Parks
April 11 | 6:30-7:30pm | Historic Stewart Farm

How well do you know your local parks? From athletic parks to sprawling urban forests, test your knowledge with Surrey Archives staff at the Historic Stewart Farm.

Indo-Fijian History in BC
May 9 | 6:30-7:30pm via Microsoft Teams

Explore the unique history of the Indo-Fijian diaspora in BC, including the significance of Girmitiya Day, through this virtual talk with Rizwaan Abbas of the Indo-Fijian Cultural Society.

2SLGBTQ+ Voices
June 6 | 6:30-7:30pm via Microsoft Teams

Explore the importance of 2SLGBTQ+ voices in Surrey's narrative. Guest speaker Dr. Jennifer Marchbank of Surrey Pride Society will discuss oral history projects and other initiatives that highlight untold histories.


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
Register by phone

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.

Cancelling a registration

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.

Help and FAQ

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