Thursday 2nd June 10am – 5pm
Friday 3rd June 10am to 12 noon
PURLEY DURING THE QUEEN’S REIGN EXHIBITION
An exhibition showing how Purley on Thames and the life of its inhabitants has changed during the last seventy years, organised by Project Purley and supported by individuals and organisations including Purley on Thames Women’s Institute, Purley Sustainability Group, Home Farm, Purley on Thames Cricket Club and Purley Horticultural Society.
The Barn, Goosecroft, off Beech Road, Purley, RG8 8BW (disabled access and toilets)
Special parking arrangements in place off Goosecroft Lane on the Thursday
No booking required – just turn up
Step back in time to 1952 and discover the changes that Purley and its inhabitants, young and old, have undergone since then – in words, images and objects.
See how changes in technology, transport and inventions have shaped the lives of the community and how the large scale sale of land has changed the shape of the village. Discover the changes to our farms, the church, schools, shops, businesses and social and sporting organisations. Find out how the environment has changed over the last seventy years and how life within both home and garden has altered substantially.
Refreshments are available all day Thursday – so when you’ve spent some time in the exhibition – why not relax afterwards with a cup of tea and slice of cake or a cream tea.