Our Changing High Streets

Thursday 22nd June – Tuesday 10th October 2017

Discover Ankerwycke! @ Ankerwycke
Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Join The Egham Museum and the National Trust for a FREE afternoon of activites for all the family!

Ankerwycke, the site of an ancient 2,500 year old yew tree, where it is believed King Henry VIII courted Anne Boleyn, also boasts the remains of a Benedectine Priory and a wonderful array of wildlife.

We invite you to explore this historic site, whilst being entertained by a host of fun educational activities including;

  • *Arts and crafts, including the opportunity to make a unique ornament to hang on our tree*
  • *Qualified Story-Teller*
  • *Archaeological Digs in sandpits representing iconic periods in history*

Watch history come to life with this brand new event!

This event is free but places are limited so please sign up here using EventBrite.

Guest Speaker: Suffrage at Sixteen? @ Egham Museum
Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Guest Speaker: Suffrage at Sixteen? @ Egham Museum
As part of our ‘Suffrage in Egham’ project, we are delighted to invite you to join us at the Egham Museum for a talk by Dr Kaat Smets, Senior Lecturer in Politics at Royal Holloway, on the advantages and disadvantages of lowering the voting age to 16.
The talk will cover a brief history of suffrage, how it has affected active and passive participation in politics, as well a discussion on lowering the minimum voting age.
It is completely FREE to attend, just reserve your ticket at