Coffee Time Talks

Join us one Thursday a month for a programme of fascinating informal talks.

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We would like to invite you to a programme of informal talks about Guildford's history, objects in the museum collection, or the subjects in our temporary exhibitions.


  • Arrive: 10.30am for tea/coffee.

  • Talks start at 11am and last for about 45 to 50 minutes.

To book your free place, please phone 01483 444751 or email

Venue change

Please note that the Coffee Time Talks for August and September will take place at Guildford House Gallery instead of Guildford Museum.

Please note that the talks taking place at Guildford House Gallery will be on the 1st Floor with stairs access only.

1 August - History of Guildford House Gallery by Dennis May

As we mark the 60th anniversary of Guildford House's time as an art gallery, come and find out more about its earlier history from local resident Dennis May (pictured below).

The house was built in 1660 and has been a family home, a restaurant and a sports shop among other things.

Denis May - Coffee Time Talks

5 September - People and places featured in Guildford Borough's Art Collection

Guildford is, and has been, full of fascinating people and places.

To accompany our summer exhibition, find out more about some of these people in this month's Coffee Time Talk.

Prosser Henry - South West View of Guildford
Randol F - The eccentric Billy Hicks Shere 1854







Images: left to right, Henry Prosser - South West View of Guildford; F Randol - The eccentric Billy Hicks Shere 1854.