WW1 internment camp

Did you know that there was a WW1 internment camp in Surrey Heath? Our local museum (the Heritage Centre) have an exhibition featuring contemporary drawings and artefacts running until 25 February 2023.

For details see https://e-voice.org.uk/surreyheathmuseum/exhibitions-and-events-program/

The musuem is located opposite where Argos used to be in Camberley.

Meet your Councillors

This was another very successful event organised by The Bagshot Society.

Ask our County, Borough and Parish councillors your questions on 17 Jan in the hall behind St Anne’s Church. See here for details. Doors open 7pm for 7:30 start.

Feeling cold? Bagshot library is available as a ‘warm space’.

For more information see https://bagshotvillage.com/library/

Talk about Bagshot’s Almshouses

By local author June Green on Wednesday 5th October in the Brook Church (doors open 7pm for a 7:30 start). Come and hear how charity, benevolence and an Act of Parliament provided for the poor long before today’s Social Services – and how the expanded almshouses continue to serve our community. The almshouses are one aspect of the rich history of our village.
Open to all. Organised by The Bagshot Society. Entrance is free to members, £2 per head for non-members. Non-members may join at the door,

Visit the Old Police Station

Bagshot’s old police station will be open to visitors on Saturday 10 September 2022 from 11 am to 3 pm. The police station, now used as an archaeological centre, is on London Road between the village and The Cricketers.

Enter the cells if you dare!
See if you have what it takes to become an archaeologist! (Activities 11.00 – 2.00)

For more details see here.

Bagshot Chapel open

As part of Heritage Open Days, Bagshot cemetery chapel will be open on Saturadys 10 and 17 Sept 2022 from 10am to 4pm. Free, no booking required.

The chapel is in the cemetery in Chapel Lane. It is an attrcative early 20th century chapel of rest. This is the site of Bagshot’s original chapel which was demolished when St Anne’s was built.

Rescuing Historic Houses

Bagshot Society is hosting a talk by the Landmark Trust, a charity who restore historic castles, forts, towers and cottages, and then ensures their preservation by deriving an income from them through holiday lets.  The talk is on Wednesday 27 July in the Brook Church (the Square, Bagshot).

All are welcome to this interesrting talk.  Entrance is free to members, and £2 to non-members (or join on the day and get in free). Doors open at 7 pm and the talk starts at 7.30.

For information about the Bagshot Society, and this meeting,  please see http://www.bagshotvillage.com/bagshot-society

Litter Pick for the Jubilee

There will be a litter pick on Saturday 21 May in preparation for the Jubilee weekend (we’ve chosen this date so to have a week in hand should it get rained off!).

Same arrangements as previously – meet in the car park behind the Coop at 10 am. Tools, hi-vi tabards etc all provided for those who don’t bring their own.

Organised by The Bagshot Society.

Woodland Trust

An online talk about the Woodland Trust, 7:30pm Thursday 5 May, hosted by the Bagshot Society. Our guest speaker, Martin Boiling, will talk about the role and work of the UK’s largest woodland conservation charity. If you wish to join us then please email bagshotsociety@bagshotvillage.com and we will provide you with the link to join.

Historic Houses talk

Ben Cowell will talk about the Historic Houses Association. The association supports hundreds of the country’s principal independent historic houses.

This talk will be given via ‘zoom’ and is organised by the Bagshot Society. If you wish to join us then please email bagshotsociety@bagshotvillage.com saying so and we will provide you with the link you need to join nearer the time.

You can find out more about the Bagshot Society at https://bagshotvillage.com/bagshot-society