A very warm welcome to you
The Tweedsmuir Camp Exhibition was officially opened by the Polish Consul to London on 26 August 2012. Hundreds of people gathered at the Rural Life Centre to take part. They came from many parts of the United Kingdom, including Scotland, as well as from Australia, Poland and the United States of America.
The occasion was as much about celebrating the achievements of the Polish people of Tweedsmuir as it was about opening the exhibition. Although the celebration has begun, it is merely the start of a larger programme of work that is planned as a tribute to both the Canadian soldiers and Polish people of Tweedsmuir Camp (or 'Tweedsmuirians' as we sometimes call them).
You may have heard about the exhibition in recent BBC radio and television broadcasts. Now experience it by visiting the Rural Life Centre, Tilford in Surrey. Many hundreds already have!
A permanent, three dimensional exhibition of ...
Donations and Contributions
Donations:The Rural Life Centre will accept donations for the up-keep of the Tweedsmuir Camp Exhibition. You can donate at the museum bookshop, where staff will be glad to help.
You may also like to contribute to the exhibition by providing artefacts to expand the collection. The Surrey History Centre (SHC) are prepared to archive documents you may like to contribute. If you feel unable to let go of the originals, archivists at the SHC will accept copies of your documents.
If you are interested, please contact us.