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Uncovering Guildford’s Recent History – GI 19 579

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3 December 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until 10 December 2019

Tutor: David Rose

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Details

Date: 3 December 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Length of Course:
4 Tuesdays
From:
19 November 2019
To:
10 December 2019
Cost for Course:
£55.00 - £66.00
Cost:
£55 – £66
Reference Code:
GI 19 579
Location:
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH

Overview

Local historian and writer David Rose will present four fascinating aspects of Guildford’s recent history, with plenty of vintage images and time for discussion. This term’s topics will include the Holy Trinity Church steps – a silent witness to the town’s past, a close look at the Guildford Institute’s remarkable archive, four Guildford personalities with strong links to the Guildford Institute, as well as a history of picture postcards featuring Guildford, repeated and updated by popular demand.

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Guildford's recent history

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About the Speaker

David Rose

davidrosemedia@gmail.com

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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