Here you find an overview of all exhibitions at Chertsey Museum in Chertsey. Besides the current temporary exhibitions, the overview lists permanent exhibitions, upcoming exhibitions and past exhibitions.


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Dressed For Best
31Aug

Dressed For Best

Both men’s and women’s formal day wear, court wear and evening dress dating from the 1700s to the 1900s are displayed. Highlights include but are not limited to a stunning and rare 1897 gown by the Ho...
For Your Tomorrow
30Mar

For Your Tomorrow

When Britain entered the First World War in August 1914 no-one could have imagined the impact it would have on the nation, and no-one could have dreamed of the new world that would come after the Peac...
Sir William Perkins's School Art & Design Show
16Mar

Sir William Perkins's School Art & Design Show

The display includes sketchbooks, paintings, drawings and prints created last year by the students for their GCSE and A–level portfolios. The exhibition demonstrates the wealth of young artistic tale...
A Stitch in Time
26Jan

A Stitch in Time

From its earliest inception, The Olive Matthews Collection has incorporated beautiful examples of hand worked embroidery. A new exhibition at Chertsey Museum, A Stitch in Time, displays some of the b...
Liquid History
13Oct

Liquid History

This new exhibition takes a look at some of the Borough’s rivers; their history and their impact on the lives of those who live and work on them. The Borough of Runnymede has a number of rivers, inc...
Fashion and Freedom
01Sep

Fashion and Freedom

The garments displayed reveal how women’s bodies were initially restricted by their clothing. The exhibition demonstrates that, over time, women began to be freed from the fetters of long, cumbersome...
At Your Leisure
27Jan

At Your Leisure

In the latter part of the 19th century and the early 20th century trade union power forced through industrial legislation resulting in half day closing on Saturdays. This combined with a rise in wages...
St Ann's Hill: From hill fort to country park
07Oct

St Ann's Hill: From hill fort to country park

A prominent feature on the landscape of Chertsey, historical evidence shows that St Ann’s Hill has been used by humans since prehistoric times. Pride of place in the exhibition is a J M W Turner sket...
Waisted Efforts
02Sep

Waisted Efforts

Cultural, social, and aesthetic attitudes towards waistlines will be explored through men’s and women’s clothing, both outerwear and underwear. Beautiful examples of fashionable garments which both fr...
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