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.

African Descent History in BC

February 9 at 6:30 – 7:30pm

Explore the history of the African diaspora in BC, including connections to the Scott family of Cloverdale, in this online talk presented by Yasin Kiraga Misago, President of the African Descent Society of BC. Register online.

Trivia Night: Surrey in the '80s

March 9 at 6:30 – 7:30pm

How well do you remember the ‘80s in Surrey? Test your knowledge in person with Surrey Archives staff as they delve into the people, places and events that defined the decade. 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.