Events

2015 Programme

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Wed 17 June 8.00 pm Lecture: David Butler, Tracks in a Landscape

Sunday 21 June 11.00am High Street Walk led by Sean Hawkins.

Wednesday 8 July 9.20 pm Glow-worm walk

Wed 15 July 8.00 pm Lecture: Simon Humphreys, Veteran Trees of Dawcombe

Sat 12 & Sun 13 September 10.00 am to 4.00pm - Heritage Open Days at the Museum

Wed 16 September 8.00 pm Lecture: Julian Pooley,Gentlemans Quarterly

Saturday 3 October 2.00 pm Visit: Weald & Downland Museum

Sat 10 October, The Great Doodle: part of the Big Draw campaign for drawing - to be held at the Museum

Wed 21 October 8.00 pm AGM and President's Lecture

Wed 18 November 8.00 pm Lecture: Dave Williams, Badgers and their homes

Wed 20 January 8.00 pm Lecture: Dr Andrew Proudfoot, Rain Forests

First Tuesday 8.00 pm - On the first Tuesday of each month the Museum is open at 8.00 pm for members to meet socially and to make use of the Museum, its contents and the library

Holmesdale Natural History Club

Founded 1857

President: Dr Gerry Moss

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The Holmesdale Natural History Club is a charity (Registered No. 273602), which exists to promote the study of natural history, local history, archaeology and geology in the vicinity of Reigate.

It has extensive museum collections (with some specimens collected in the eighteenth century) which include a large collection of stuffed birds, herbarium specimens (including material collected by James Brewer for the first Flora of Surrey which was published by the Club in 1863), local history and archaeological collections.

Lectures given by visiting speakers or Club members are arranged on the third Wednesday of the month (except December and August) in the museum lecture room. Later in the month there is usually some other activity such as a walk, excursion or social event.

The museum and its library is open to members on the first Tuesday evening of each month for private study and for the sharing of interests. Members receive a Bulletin three times a year with details of the programme, news, and notes on items of interest to the Club.

Annual membership fees (from January to December) are £15 per person; £21 for two people living at the same address, and £25 for a family membership covering two adults plus children. Fee for life membership for those over 21 is at the rate of ten years of the appropriate subscription. A bankers order form will be sent on request. Please apply to the Membership Secretary, The Museum 14 Croydon Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0PG. Click here for a membership form.