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The Re-enactors

The 2018 Re-enactor line up

Surrey's Past: See It to Believe It

The Re-enactors are an award winning heritage re-enactment performance troupe based on real people from Surrey's past. With a focus on the period of 1872 to 1972, they rove the City's major events from June to October. The Re-enactors are consistent event favorites, offering musical entertainment, intriguing stories of Surrey's early years, and lively, often humorous audience interactions.

2018 Schedule

Date Event & Location
May 24, 25, 26 Surrey International Children's Festival
June 9 Doors Open - Surrey Archives
June 30 Dominion Day - Historic Stewart Farm
June 23 Cloverdale Market Days and Cloverdale Train Station
July 4 Park Play – Unwin Park
July 7 Bridgeview Festival – Bridgeview Community Centre
July 14 Newton Days – Newton Grove
July 15 Honeybee Festival – Honeybee Centre
July 21, 22 Fusion Festival – Holland Park
August 18 Cloverdale Market Days and Cloverdale Train Station
September 8 Fleetwood Festival – Fleetwood Community Centre
September 22 Old Harvest Fair – Historic Stewart Farm
September 29 Museum of Surrey Grand Opening
November 24 Tree Lighting - Civic Plaza

Meet the 2018 Re-Enactor Line Up

Each of the historical characters has a poigniant part in Surrey's past. Portrayed by actors who do not break character, they are a troupe to behold.

  • Eric Anderson
  • Irene Bourassa
  • Zennosuke Inouye
  • Elsie Ivy Marshall
  • Mary Jane Shannon
  • Mac Singh
  • Reeve TJ Sullivan


The Re-enactors were the winners of the 2015 British Columbia Parks and Recreation Association’s Program Excellence Award.