Discover the history of Epsom’s Grandstands, which have provided a home for Mrs Beeton and a hospital for wounded soldiers. Learn what part the Downs have played in wartime, from the English Civil War to the Battle of Britain. Armies have trained here and during WW1 20,000 men paraded in a snowstorm. The Racecourse 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!
Meet outside the Derby Arms, Epsom KT18 5LE.