Dorking Heritage Magazine

The Membership magazine for Museum and History Group members. To join the Museum membership scheme – click here.

Dorking Heritage Magazine – Autumn 2017

The Membership magazine for Museum and History Group members

  • Current exhibition: Dorking 1917   
  • Planning ahead for our temporary exhibitions   
  • Dorking art influence crosses the world   
  • South Street Caves: TV cameras, spooks and 800 candles   
  • Coming through the door …   
  • The Pethick-Lawrences: Local Heroes 
  • Walks team: A walk on the dark side 
  • DDPS: Notes from the DDPS Chairman 
  • Dorking Local History Group 
  • WW2: Dorking men lead the Normandy invasion on D-Day 
  • WW2 tank at Denbies 
  • Return of the town crier 
  • Still looking for the South Street boat?
  • Coffee, bacon and a tale of riches to rags
  • Oral histories: Keeping the memories alive 
  • Meet the team: Robin Cooper 
  • Then and Now 

The booklet is 21 pages with colour photographs. 

Priced at £1.00

Buy it online here.

Dorking Heritage Magazine – Spring 2018

The Membership magazine for Museum and History Group members.

SPRING 2018

  • Letter from the Chairman   
  • Current exhibition: A New View of Dorking   
  • Future exhibitions: Coming to a Museum near you   
  • The Rob Walker Centenary Festival
  • And the winner is …
  • Passchendaele poppy for a Dorking soldier   
  • Education: Reaching out to the young  
  • More hats to try on  
  • Living History: The WeAreDorking Quilt   
  • DDPS: Letter from the DDPS Chairman and AGM Agenda
  • Dorking Local History Group 
  • Centenary of Votes for Women – Special Feature:
  • The Pethick-Lawrences of Holmwood
  • ‘Local Heroes’ 15
  • The Hills were alive …
  • Suffrage walks and tours 
  • Museum Visitor Survey: The voice of the visitor
  • WW2 plane crash too close to home
  • Meet the team: Jayne Kemp
  • Then and Now 

The booklet is 21 pages with colour photographs. 

Priced at £1.00

Buy it online here.

Dorking Heritage Magazine – Autumn 2018

The Membership magazine for Museum and History Group members

AUTUMN 2018

  • Current exhibition: The Rob Walker Racing Team – Dorking’s Part in
    Motor Racing History   
  • The Rob Walker Centenary Festival – 21st October   
  • Future exhibitions: Coming to a Museum near you – Dorking Home Front 1914-1916: A Dorking Museum exhibition at St Martin’s Church                        
  • Dorking celebrates a musical giant   
  • Dorking Society: Letter from the Chairman
  • Family Activities: Museum Explorers
  • Dorking Local History Group
  • Dorking Caves a filming location
  • A tale of two blue plaques 
  • Oral History Team: Capturing memories of World War Two
  • Working in partnership: eye-to-eye at the Museum
  • Walks team: Great-great-grandson follows his relative’s beat
  • Meet the team: Graham Speed, Bobbie Rounthwaite 
  • Then and Now

The booklet is 21 pages with colour photographs. 

Priced at £1.00

Buy it online here.

Dorking Heritage Magazine – Spring 2019

The Membership magazine for Museum and History Group members.

SPRING 2019

  • Letter from the Chairman   
  • Current exhibition: Lord Ashcombe’s Minerals – the gentlemen 
    collectors and the advance of science   
  • Our next exhibition: The Days of King Dor   
  • Good family fun
  • Listening to memories                      
  • Want to get Spooky?   
  • 2018 – that was a year that was!   
  • Quite a year of … Suffrage   
  • Quite a year of … Motorsport   
  • Dorking Society: Letter from the Chairman 
  • Dorking Local History Group 
  • Two important diary dates
  • Reaching out across the world
  • Arrivals at the Museum
  • One woman’s contribution to victory in WW2
  • Oral History team: Collecting memories of life during WW2
  • Meet the team: Jackie Rance
  • Bookcase
  • Then and Now 

The booklet is 21 pages with colour photographs. 

Priced at £1.00

Buy it online here.

Dorking Heritage Magazine – Autumn 2019

The Membership magazine for Museum and History Group members

AUTUMN 2019

  • Letter from the Chairman   
  • Current exhibition: You, Me and Those Who Came Before   
  • Future exhibitions: Coming to a Museum near you   
  • Preparing for Mayflower 400   
  • Dorking Caves: It all happens in the Caves!   
  • The Cockerel Press: Plenty to crow about!   
  • Dorking Society celebrates 90 years 10
  • Dorking Society: Letter from the Chairman
  • Dorking Local History Group
  • The signs are on the wall!
  • Walking in Dorking: More local insights into the past
  • Family Activities: Summer activity hits the high spot
  • Meet the team: Peter Sturge
  • Then and Now
  • Plane down in Holmwood
  • Oral History Team: Capturing memories of World War Two 

The booklet is 21 pages with colour photographs. 

Priced at £1.00

Buy it online here.https://dorking-museum.myshopify.com/products/dorking-heritage-autumn-2019

Dorking Heritage Magazine – Spring 2020

The Membership magazine for Museum and History Group members

SPRING 2020

  • Letter from the Chairman   
  • Current exhibition: How do we look at Dorking?   
  • Future exhibitions and talks: Coming to a Museum near you   
  • Review of 2019: The beating heart of the community’s heritage   
  • Refugees and Remembrance: You, Me and Those Who Came Before   
  • Care Home support: New loan boxes for care homes
  • Dorking Society: Letter from the Chairman
  • In the news: The key to a longer life?  Museums!
  • Dorking Local History Group
  • Recent acquisitions: Welcome additions to the Museum’s        
    collections
  • In the media: Bargain Hunt returns to the Museum
  • Walking in Dorking: These boots are made for walking!
  • California to Dorking and all for a cockerel
  • Family Activities: Creativity, exploration and adventure
  • Meet the team: Susannah Horne 19
  • Then and Now 

The booklet is 21 pages with colour photographs. 

Priced at £1.00

Buy it online here.

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