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Uncovering Guildford’s Recent History – GI 21 104 (Face to Face)

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14 December 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm GMT

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until 14 December 2021

Tutor: David Rose

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Date: 14 December 2021
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Length of Course:
4 weeks
23 November 2021
14 December 2021
£57.00 – £68.50
Reference Code:
GI 21 104
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


Local historian David Rose reveals further aspects of Guildford’s recent history with plenty of vintage images and time for discussion. Topics will include Guildford in 1915 and the Zeppelin raid, the changing face of local media, artists who have made their mark and a picture postcard tour of local villages.

Please note: Due to the easing of social distancing measures, this face to face course has a capacity of 20 attendees. This is set at 75% of full capacity to ensure safety for our students and tutors. We will endeavour to increase this number to full capacity in due course.


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About the Speaker

David Rose


David Rose is a well-known local history writer and public speaker. He has written and co-written more than a dozen local history books focusing on Guildford and the surrounding area.

He has been interested in history for as long as he can remember and collects all kinds of things related to what he calls 'history of living memory'. His collection includes old photographs, picture postcards, books, maps, guide books, plus a wide range of old bottles, bygones and yesteryear's advertising.

He set up and edited for 13 years, a popular column in the Surrey Advertiser called From the Archives. He is now one of the key writers for the on-line newspaper The Guildford Dragon NEWS and continues to write articles on local history on that website under the title Through Time.

David also writes the Peeps into the Past column for the Woking News & Mail, and contributes stories to local societies' publications if asked and supplies local history information to anyone interested.


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