The Farnham Society

Recrafting Farnham

A workshop at Farnham Maltings, Saturday 30 January Did you know about the major growth planned in and around Farnham? We can expect about 2,000 new homes to be built in and around the town in the

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Our Next Talk

Our next talk, Working in Churchill’s Underground War Rooms, will be on Tuesday 19 January 2016.

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Our most recent talk

Our last talk, titled Farnham’s Geology, was on Tuesday 24 November.

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Vote for Farnham Park

Farnham Park is one of 19 parks in the south of England to have been nominated in the Fields in Trust competition, to run for the title of UK’s Best Park. The next stage of the competition is a public

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Consultation on Recycling Centre

Surrey County Council are conducting a public consultation aimed at reducing the cost of operating recycling centres. This includes the Farnham recycling centre in Guildford Road. Notably, the

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Demolition of Tennis Club pavilion

Following the approval in June of a Non Material Amendment, the Tennis Club pavilion was demolished at the beginning of August. This allowed both Waverley Borough Council and Crest Nicholson to claim

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Timber framed buildings

Friday 2 October 2015 Bill Fergie gave a talk titled “The evolution of the timber framed house in the later medieval period”. Bill is a retired architect and has spent 14 years as chairman of the

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Heritage Open Days 2015

The 2015 Heritage Open Days ran from 10 to 13 September. This year our theme was Hops. Farnham has a long tradition of a local hop industry. Numerous local buildings – for example Farnham

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Stowe visit

Our third visit of the 2015 season took place on Wednesday 22July, to Stowe House and Gardens in Buckinghamshire. The current neo classical house and gardens date from the 18th century, the work of

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