Local history walk Epsom Racecourse

Date: 

Tue, 30/07/2019

Time: 

19:30 to 21:00

Cost: 

£5 per person

Contact name: 

David Brooks

Telephone: 

+44 20 8394 1734

Contact email: 

Venue: 

Please meet outside the Derby Arms
Opp Grandstand
Epsom
KT18 5LE
GB

Discover the history of Epsom’sGrandstands, which have provided ahome for Mrs. Beeton and a hospitalfor wounded soldiers. Learn what partthe Downs have played in wartime,from the English Civil War to theBattle of Britain – armies have trainedhere and during WW1 20,000 menparaded in a snowstorm. TheRacecourse and the Downs were saved by the actions of one man during WW2– discover who and how. Hear tales of the Derby, Gypsies, pubs and ghosts!Please meet outside the Derby Arm KT185LE.

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