Discover more about Kingston and Surbiton’s rich cycling heritage
6th to 21st April 2018A The exhibition is open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10.30 – 14.30.
Come and discover more about Kingston and Surbiton’s rich cycling heritage at this exhibition curated and collated by local volunteers.
Starting with John ‘Happy Jack’ Keen 1849-1902, who lived in Surbiton from the age of five and went on to become a world record holder on high wheel bicycles (penny-farthings), through innovations in cycle design that emerged from Surbiton and Kingston, notably from Carpenters Cycles to the achievements and legacy of Kingston resident Eileen Gray. The exhibition looks at bicycles for leisure, for sport and for work and the impact they have had on travel, life opportunities and fashion.