Talk

The History of Guildford - Adult Education Classes

Date: Thursday 26th September 2019 - 26th March 2020 with breaks for half term and Christmas
Time: 10.00 - 12.00
Venue: The Guildhall, Guildford High Street, GU1 3AA
Price:  Full price £110.00
Please be aware that the Guildhall is not fully accessible to people with mobility issues

This course run by Matthew Alexander is an adult education course (20 classes)

The twenty classes explore the history of Guildford, each with a formal classroom session followed by coffee and a visit to a historic building in the town centre.

A copy of the timetable will be presented at the first session.

September 
26           Introduction & Sources

October          
3            Geology, Prehistory  - Visit The Landscape
10          The Saxons, St Mary's - Visit St Mary's  
17          The Castle  -  Visit The Castle
24          The Friary  - Visit Weston Chapel

Half Term

November
7            The Wool Trade  - Visit Racks Close
14          Medieval Guildford - Visit The Undercroft
21          Education - Visit RGS                                     
28          George Abbot - Visit Abbot's Hospital
December 
5            Coaching Inns - Visit The Angel 

Christmas Holidays

January
16            Timber-framed Buildings  - Visit High Street 
23            Religion - Visit St Nicolas' 
30            The Civil Wars 
February 
6              The Wey Navigation  - Visit Crane House                       
13            The Town Mills, Markets  - Visit Markets        

Half Term


27            Georgian Guildford - Visit Guildford House                       
March 
5              Borough Government  - Visit The Guildhall
12            Military History,  Holy Trinity  - Visit Holy Trinity 
19            Industry & Railways,  Hospitals                        
26            Population   Lewis Carroll


Online booking subject to a 5% booking fee per ticket (capped at £5 per transaction)

When & Where

Guildhall
Enough tickets
Thursday, 26 September
10:00

More Info

  • Matthew Alexander, Honorary Remembrancer of Guildford
  • 26 Sept 2019 - 26 March 2020 Thursday mornings 10:00-12:00