Dorking Museum Blogs

2021 Blogs

15th November 2021 – Dorking and the Old Poor Law

1st September 2021 – George Meredith Casket “Mystery

13th July 2021 – Swiss Cottage, Box Hill

7th July 2021 – The Story of Victor Tickner

2nd July  2021 – Investigating the Georgian water supply of the Deepdene

16th April 2021 – Pat Gregory – Rob Walker Oral History

29th June 2021 – Paintings of Dorking go up for auction

11th May 2021 – Crowdsourcing Enquiries

6th May 2021 – The discovery of old war images

16th March 2021 – March 2021’s Edition of the Abinger Record 1890

11th March 2021 – Accounts 8 at Milton Court

23rd February 2021 – Lime Pit jigsaw leads us to horror film location

10th February 2021 – February 2021’s Edition of the Abinger Record 1890

4th February 2021 – Ted Molyneux Obituary

20th January 2021 – January 2021’s Edition of the Abinger Record 1890

4th January 2021 – The Museum in 2020

2020 Blogs

9th December 2020 –  Great Estates and Dorking Writers

8th December 2020 – (sorry it’s late) The latest edition of the Abinger Record 1889  

19th November 2020 – New Museum Calendar goes on sale

26th October 2020 – The Museum acquires two new paintings

15th October 2020 – Three in a row for the 19th Century Local Magazine

2nd October 2020 – Another 21st Century look at a 19th Century Local Magazine

14th August 2020 – A 21st Century look at a 19th Century Local Magazine

3rd July 2020 – New Logo, Pilgrim suit update and a book review

25th June 2020 – Pilgrim Suits and Mayflower Boats 

23rd May 2020 – Laurence Olivier plaque anniversary and Vanishing River talk

18th May 2020 – Preparations for Mayflower Exhibition continue

11th May 2020 – Appeal for photos and art    

5th May 2020 – Surrey Day, WW1 soldiers and online resources

29th April 2020 – Washing from WW2 spotted on lines around Dorking

28th April 2020 – Tales from the Cabinet of Curiosity (featuring dinosaurs AND Blue Peter)

20th April 2020 – Artist biographies and online sales

22nd April 2020 – Accreditation Update and Chalkpit information appeal

15th April 2020 – Developing a Dorking Museum childrens book at the height of a pandemic

14th April 2020 – We need your DIY skills

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