George Edward Lodge Exhibition and Blue Heritage Plaques – 31 Jan to 14 March 2015 at Surrey Heath Museum in Camberley

During the exhibition two blue heritage plaques where placed on Hawk House, and Hawk Studio in Upper Park Road, Camberley – which commemorate the time that renowned artist and naturalist George Edward Lodge lived and worked there.

George Edward Lodge | Lightwater

Surrey Heath Museum is a local museum telling the stories of the area’s past – covering the Stone Age, Iron Age, Roman times, Medieval Surrey Heath, Early Transportation, Highwayman, Coaching Inns, The Royal Military College, the Area’s Agricultural and Horticultural past, the Development of Camberley and much more It opened in the 1930s and the original collections were donated by the first curator George Poulter; since that date they have grown and cover both the areas unique past and the modern history of Surrey Heath. The museum also holds paintings by Percy Harland Fisher (1865-1944) and George Kenner (1888-1971), plus a specialist collection on the work of George Edward Lodge (artist, naturalist and falconer (1860-1954)).