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Friday, June 14. Godalming and Haslemere Ramblers Group is meeting for a 4.5-mile walk starting at Compton Village Hall, at 7pm. Details: www.godalmingandhaslemereramblers.org.uk.
Friday, June 14. Dr Julie Ainscough will perform an organ concert with works by Juan Cabanilles, Fracisco Correa de Arauxo Jan Peterszoon Sweelinck, Bach, Dupre Jehan Alain and Maurice Durufle at Saint Augustine’s Abbey, Sample Oak Lane, Chilworth, near Guildford, at 7.30pm. Details at www.organrecitals.com.
Friday, June 14. Pop-Up Opera will be staging a production intertwining comedy operas Rita and La Serva Padrona at The Spike, part of the old Union Workhouse in Guildford on Friday June 14. Children and students (with ID) need to contact 01483 598420 to find out about the offer of a reduced price of £10. Other tickets from Guildford TIC on 01483 444333 or Charlotteville Trust on 01483 598420.
Friday, June 14. Treble Clef Ladies Choir will perform the programme Light Music for Light Nights at St James’ Church, Weybridge, at 7.30pm. Tickets and details on 0932 843201 and www.trebleclefchoir.org.uk.
Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15. Farnham Amateur Operatic Society celebrates the last 85 years of their history with music and story in A Sparkling Affair, at Farnham Maltings. Details and tickets on 01252 745444 or at www.farnhammaltings.com.
Until Saturday, June 15. Surrey Heath Museum, Camberley is hosting the exhibition, Spring Cleaning. Visitors will be able to discover what housekeeping was through the ages. The museum is open Wednesday to Saturday and entrance is free. Details on 01276 707284 or at www.surreyheath.gov.uk.
Saturday, June 15. Summer Choral Concert "Like A Singing Bird" takes place at St Martin’s Parish Church, Church Street, Epsom, KT17 4PX. To be accompanied by Marion Lea on piano and conducted by Robin Kimber, Epsom Choral Society are to perform a delightful selection of Summer choral music composed by Bob Chilcott, Jonathan Willcocks, Percy Grainger, Adrian Payne, Edward Elgar and Ralph Vaughan Williams. Tickets for adults are £12.00, for students and those 18 years of age or under £6.00. These are available in advance from the Box Office, telephone 01372 727078, the choir website www.epsomchoral.org.uk , by post using the ticket order form on the back of the flyer attached to this email or at the venue door on the night. The price includes a glass of wine or a soft drink at the interval. The attached flyer/ticket order form and information sheet give further information. We should be most grateful for any help you can give us promulgating this event for us as widely as possible.
Saturday, June 15. Shalford Choral Society are holding a Come and Sing of Verdi Requiem. Rehearse and perform with Guildford Symphony Orchestra and professional soloists conducted by Matthew Jelf. To be held at Holy Trinity Church, High Street, Guildford, GU1 3JH. Join us at 9:30am for over 6 hours of rehearsals and then perform this great choral masterpiece at 7:30pm. The maximum number of singers is limited to 100, so please book early to avoid disappointment! Whether you sing in the choir or join the audience, this really is your 2013 concert opportunity not to be missed! For prices and to apply to sing with us or to purchase concert tickets for Verdi Requiem, please visit www.shalfordchoralsociety.org.uk. Contact Howard Muir on 01483 429850.
Saturday, June 15. Come and join in the fun at the Lyne Village Fete at 1pm. Now in its 105th year, the Lyne Village Fete – the little village with the big fete, is a traditional day out for all the family with circus acts, fairground rides and a children’s circus fancy dress competition, dog show, 5 a side football and you can even view the great collection of classic cars. This year there are many stalls selling everything from toiletries, glass and pottery, silver jewellery, cards and stationery, plants and home made produce. Refreshments are available in the Pimms and beer tents. There will a barbecue and afternoon tea & cakes will be served in the village hall. It will be lots of fun for all the family and entry is only £1, children under 16 go free. Find the Fete at Lyne Recreation Ground, Lyne Lane, Lyne KT16 0AN. All profits from the Fete go towards the refurbishment of the Lyne Village Hall and the Lyne and Longcross Church. For further information email email@example.com, go to our facebook page or visit lynevillagehall.com.
Saturday, June 15. Guildford Cathedral is hosting an abseil day to raise funds for GUTS Fighting Bowel Cancer. Details at www.guildford-cathedral.org/worships/events.
Saturday, June 15. The White Company, Guildford is hosting an event featuring best-selling children’s author Emma Dodd, at 12.45pm and at 2.45pm. The Guildford-based writer will be storytelling, drawing characters from her book and signing copies of her books purchased on the day. There will also be a colouring in competition for the children, where the winner will receive a signed, framed, A3 Emma Dodd limited art illustration print framed.
Saturday, June 15. Union Street and Wellington Street in Aldershot will showcase a free display of more than 50 vintage cars dating as far back as 1913. The show will feature a mix of pre and post-war cars, including vehicles from the 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s. Visitors will also be able to learn from the proud owners of the vehicles who will be on hand throughout the event. Details at www.rushmoor.gov.uk.
Saturday, June 15. Children’s Charity POP UP CINEMA in St Peter’s Church Chertsey, raising money for the following cause: https://www.justgiving.com/Jack-Ostler/ £2 per person; Just turn up. Hotdogs, popcorn and pop available for sale. Bring a cushion. Sat June 15th 6-8.30pm 'WRECK-IT RALPH' Sat 29th June 6-8.15pm 'RISE OF THE GUARDIANS' No adults without a child. No under 12's without an adult.
Saturday, June 15. Artist Tom Hammic will give a talk about Woodcut at Ochre Print Studios in Guildford. Booking for the talk, demonstration and tasters is necessary. Details and bookings on 07747 653366 or www.ochreprintstudio.co.uk.
Saturday, June 15. Animal Magic and "The Zoo". Godalming Operatic Society will be performing their Summer Concert “Animal Magic” at the Electric Theatre, Guildford. The concert commences at 8.00pm tickets are available from the Society’s Box Office Tel 01252 703376 or from The Electric Theatre Tel 01483 444789. Adult £13, children 16 and under half price.
Saturday, June 15. Macmillan Mini Mix, a free day of music, festivities and family fun will take place at Worplesdon Memorial Hall, Guildford, from 2pm to 10.30pm. There will be music by live bands and DJs, barbecue and bar, kids entertainment, raffles and much more. Details on 0791 997 0070.
Saturday, June 15. The Woking Society of Arts will be holding outdoor exhibitions in Mercia Walk, Wolsey Place Shopping Centre, Woking.
Saturday, June 15. St John’s Church, West Byfleet is holding a summer fete, from 11am to 3pm. There will be stalls, side show, a band and lunches and refreshments.
Saturday, June 15. Surrey Clays, Guildford welcomes the Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club to hold its introduction to clay shooting and cake days event, from 10am to 2pm. Ladies will learn how to shoot targets and enjoy cake served on bone china. Details at www.shotgunandchelseabunclub.co.uk.
Saturday, June 15. Walk for Water at Newlands Corner, when you can start walking any time after 9am with an aim to finish by 5pm. Walkers can choose one of four walks: 0.5, 1.5, four or eight-mile. The two longer walks go up, down and along the Downs. The shortest is suitable for wheelchairs and the 1.5-mile circuit is family friendly and is suited to buggies, toddlers and off-road mobility scooters. Just make a donation on the day, or look for sponsorship. But do try to come along and support a very worthwhile charity. For further information visit www.wateraidwestsurrey.org or contact Catherine Carr, WaterAid volunteer and supporter on 01483 283693.
Saturday, June 15. Elmbridge Choir and Elmbridge Ladies Choir are performing a fund-raising concert at Christ Church, Esher, at 7.30pm. The programme, entitled Con Amore ranges from soul-stirring ballads to rousing rock anthems, great British classics to familiar Italian favourites. Proceeds will go into the society’s own music grants scheme ‘Get Music Going!’. Tickets on 0300 121 1122 or online at www.ticketbasket.co.uk.
Saturday, June 15. Farnborough Symphony Orchestra is performing works by Lutoslawski, Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev and Britten at the Princes Hall, Aldershot, at 7.45pm. Details and tickets on 0252 329155 or at www.princeshall.com.
Saturday, June 15. Godalming Operatic Society will be performing its Summer Concert Animal Magic at the Electric Theatre, Guildford, at 8pm. The concert will feature a selection of songs about the animal world and one act comic opera The Zoo. Tickets from the society on 01252 703376 or from the Electric Theatre on 01483 444789.
Saturday, June 15. Oxshott Choral Society is joining forces with Horsley Choral Society to present a celebration of English music to mark the anniversary of the Queen’s coronation in the concert, This Sceptred Isle, at St Andrew’s Church, Oxshott, at 7.30pm. Music includes Blest Pair Of Sirens by Hubert Parry and Handel’s The King Shall Rejoice. The concert features soloists Jane Searle and Geoffrey Horton, Graham Thorpe on organ and piano and Jane Pickles on flute. Tickets from 01932 863082 or 01483 280756.
Saturday, June 15. Shalford Choral Society will lead The Come and Sing of Verdi’s Requiem at Holy Trinity Church, Guildford. There are still spaces available in the audience. Details at www.shalfordchoralsociety.org.uk.
Saturday, June 15. The Ian Enelmann Singers will perform the programme Music for the Four Seasons at Riverhouse Walton-on-Thames, at 8pm. Details and tickets on 01932 253354 or at www.riverhousebarn.co.uk.
Saturday, June 15. 7.30pm. Con Amore x. Hot on the heels of their trip to Italy for the Veneto Canta Choral Festival, the 200 voices of Elmbridge Choir and Elmbridge Ladies Choir will be sharing the delights of their Italian experience with a tantalising mix of passionate and soul-stirring songs! Christ Church, Esher, KT10 8QS. £10 adults; £8 concessions; £4 under 12; £34 ‘Ciao Amico!’ group ticket (4 adults). www.ticketbasket.co.uk. 0300 121 1122. www.surreymusic.org.uk.
Saturday, June 15. Lyne Village Fete. The little village with the BIG fete! Fun and games for all - Children's Events & games, Fairground Rides, Bouncy Castle, Magic Shows, Balloons & fun, Circus Performance, Football Challenges. Stalls and Displays - Jewellery, Arts & Crafts, Animal corner, Dog Show, Dancing & Live Music, Meccano Display, Art Exhibition, Circus Workshop. And lots of the traditional fete stalls - tombolas, raffles, BBQ, Pimms & Beer, tea and homemade cakes, Ice Cream.1 to 4.30pm Entry £1 per person, under 16’s FREE. Lyne Recreation Ground, Lyne Lane, Lyne Surrey KT16 0AN.
Saturday, June 15. Come along to Park Mead Primary School’s Annual Summer Fair – ‘Fun in the Sun’ from 12 – 3pm on the school field. There will be plenty on offer to entertain the whole family including tombola’s, jam jars, pocket money stalls, inflatable slide and bouncy castle, cake stall, coconut shy, beat the goalie and much, much more. If you’re feeling peckish there will also be a delicious BBQ and a refreshments tent serving a selection of drinks. Bring all the family and join in the fun.
Saturday, June 15. The Frensham Village Fayre will take place at Hollowdene Recreation Ground, Frensham GU10 3BJ. VIP guests Peppa Pig and Noddy will lead the children's parade from Shortfield Common at 12.30 and the Fayre will officially open at 1pm. There will be plenty of traditional activities for all the family to enjoy and a fantastic Grand Draw which includes a Mercedes Benz SLK for a week end!! Also, Morris dancing, music, Punch and Judy, local exhibits and stalls, plenty of games and a wide variety of food and drink. We look forward to seeing you there. For further information mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, June 15 to Sunday, June 16. The Supercar Event 2013. Address - Dunsfold Park. Stovolds Hill. Cranleigh. Surrey GU6 8TB. 9am – 4:30pm. If you are looking for an action-packed day out for Dads and all the family, then The Supercar Event is the perfect choice. The annual event, in aid of The Children’s Trust, takes place on Saturday, 15th and Sunday, 16th June 2013 at Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh, Surrey. The day will provide exhilarating rides in some of the most famous Supercars, as well as a wide range of activities and entertainment that will appeal to young and old. Tickets are now available to book at: www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/supercarevent. Contact details - 01737 814159 (Ruth Allsopp). The Children's Trust, Tadworth, KT20 5RU. Tel: +44(0)1737 365 000 Fax: +44(0)1737 365 001 www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk.
Saturday, June 15 and Sunday, June 16. Horse and Home at Petworth House. 11am – 3pm. Enjoy a rare opportunity to see the Petworth House stables brought to life by our historical interpreters. Normal admission applies.
Saturday, June 15 and Saturday, June 22. Brookwood Art Group meets every Friday from 10am and holds demonstrations and workshops throughout the year. It will be holding exhibitions and a sale of paintings at Pirbright Village Open Day on Saturday, June 15 and at Brookwood School Fete on Saturday, June 22. Details on 07792601851.
Saturday, June 15 / Sunday, June 16 / Saturday, June 22 / Sunday, June 23. Ochre Print Studios in Guildford is holding an exhibition of prints to coincide with Surrey Artists Open Studios, from 11am to 5pm. Booking for the talk, demonstration and tasters is necessary. Details and bookings on 07747 653366 or www.ochreprintstudio.co.uk.
Saturday, June 15 / Saturday, June 22 / Saturday, June 29. Polesden Lacey, the National Trust Property in Great Bookham, near Dorking is holding croquet taster sessions lead by volunteers from the local U3A, from noon to 4pm. Details at www.nationaltrust.org.uk/polesden-lacey.
Until Sunday, June 16. There will be a Music and Flower Festival in the Leatherhead Parish Church. No tickets needed, ritiring collections after each concert. Full details from Frances Presley 01372 372059.
Until Sunday, June 16. RHS Wisley is holding the illustrated display, 100 Years of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, in the Glasshouse. Details and bookings at www.rhs.org.uk/wisley.
Until Sunday, June 16. Fircroft in Albury Heath is holding its Summer Art Exhibition. Paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewellery, prints, textiles and glass will be shown. Opening times Friday to Wednesday from 11am to 5pm and Thursdays 11am to 8pm. Entry is free. Details at www.fircroft.info.
Sunday, June 16. Medium walk of 7.5 miles meeting at Weybridge St. Booking Office. At 9.30 Going up to London and walking from Brixton to Crystal Palace Park. ‘ The Green Chain Walk’ Details Carol 01483 767301 or John 01344 409342 and runnymederamblers.org.uk.
Sunday, June 16. Godalming and Haslemere Ramblers Group will meet for a nine-mile walk starting at the bus station car park, Midhurst, at 10am. Details: Lynda 01483 458056/07788 905080.
Sunday, June 16. Hatchlands Park, the National Trust property in East Clandon, Guildford is holding Canine Capers, a chance for visitors to enjoy fun and games with their four legged friend in friendly competitions. Details at www.nationaltrust.org.uk.
Sunday, June 16. Open Gardens Day event takes place in the villages of Great & Little Bookham, Surrey. 10.30am-5.00pm.
This is a great opportunity to pick up gardening ideas in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. 17 private gardens and gardens at 2 schools, Grange Centre, St Nicolas’ Pastoral Centre and Little Bookham Allotments will be open. Tickets (available from 16th May onwards): £5.00 in advance, £6.00 on the day, from the Old Barn Hall, Bookham KT23 3PQ and other local outlets.
Proceeds go towards the upkeep of the Old Barn Hall where there will be refreshments on the day. Minibus transport available around the garden route. For more information visit www.bookhamsbulletin.co.uk, look for ‘Gardens of Bookham Open Day’ on Facebook, or contact Tina Hutton on 01372 457598 / Email: email@example.com.
Sunday, June 16. Bookham, near Leatherhead will be opening 17 private gardens for visitors to enjoy, from 10.30am to 5pm. Tickets cost £5 in advance or £6 on the day and are free for under 16s. Details from Tina Hutton on 01372 457598 or www.bookhamsbulletin.co.uk. Tickets on 01372 456307.
Sunday, June 16. Runnymede Ramblers are meeting for a 7.5-mile walk starting at Weybridge Station Booking Office, at 9.30am. Details: Carol or John 01483 767301/01344 409342 or runnymederamblers.org.
Sunday, June 16. Big Hat Bushcamp Father's Day Bushcraft Special. Dads go free on father's day! If you're looking for something different to do for dad this year, take him to Big Hat Bushcamp for a day of bushcraft fun or a whole weekend of family camping. Located near Chertsey, off J11 of the M25. For lots of outdoor activities, from fire lighting and campfire cooking, to shelter building and archery, all aimed at getting kids and parents outdoors and enjoying nature or give him a gift certificate to come any time. www.bighatbushcamp.co.uk
Sunday, June 16. Guildford Rambling Club is meeting for an five-mile and three-mile circular walk starting by the Punch Bowl Cafe, Hindhead, at 10am. Details: Rosemary 07842 150475 or www.guildfordramblingclub.org.uk.
Sunday, June 16. Surrey Walks Club is meeting, for a four-mile walk around Godalming. Details: Josee 01483 414624 or www.surreywalksclub.org.uk.
Sunday, June 16. Surrey County Walkers is meeting for a 5.5-mile walk starting at Frensham Little Pond car park, at 10am. Details: Bob 01932 355333 or www.surreycommunity.info/surreycountywalkers.
Sunday, June 16. Woking & District Ramblers are meeting for a 10-mile walk starting at Woolbeding Common car park, at 10am. Details: Mike 01483 760655 or www.wokingramblers.org.
Sunday, June 16. A special concert version of A Little Night Music featuring a 25-piece orchestra and all-star West End cast will take place at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre. Details and tickets 01483 440000 or at www.yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.
Sunday, June 16. Russell Watson accompanied by the National Symphony Orchestra will perform as part of Hampton Court Palace Festival. Details and tickets at www.hrp.org.uk.
Sunday, June 16. Soprano Vivien Munday and pianist Eva Maria Doroszkowska will perform The Tea Party: Songs of Leisure and Love at Old St George's Church, Esher, The programme will include works by Schubert, Russian masters, and Britten. Details on 01372 46437 or www.stgeorgeesher.org.
Sunday, June 16 / Sunday, July 21 / Sunday, August 18 / September, August 15. Join us with ‘Under the Stairs’ for monthly live music Bel & The Dragon, Godalming believe in making the very most of the weekend, after all, they only come round once a week and tend to vanish in the blink of an eye. Taking advantage of the longer evenings, Bel & The Dragon invites you to join them on the third Sunday of the month from 7pm for an evening of impromptu performances from some of Surrey’s young, aspiring musical talent. Musicians and vocalists will perform acoustic, popular music with the support of Eight Ray Music, one of the south east’s hottest music and entertainment companies. ‘Under the Stairs’ is a not-to-be-missed event that gives you the chance to round-off the weekend with a chilled evening of soulful tunes and classic cocktails – can you honestly think of a better combination? The open mic sessions are open to all, both young and old – so either relax and enjoy the music, or take to the stage and get involved. The latest information on these live music evenings, can be found on the Bel & The Dragon, Godalming Facebook page.
Monday, June 17. A taster session on screen printing will take place at Ochre Print Studios in Guildford. Booking for the talk, demonstration and tasters is necessary. Details and bookings on 07747 653366 or www.ochreprintstudio.co.uk.
Monday, June 17. Go50 is meeting for a five-mile walk starting at Holly Lane car park, Chipstead Valley, at 10.15am.
Tuesday, June 18. A textile taster on takes place at Ochre Print Studios in Guildford. Booking for the talk, demonstration and tasters is necessary. Details and bookings on 07747 653366 or www.ochreprintstudio.co.uk.
Tuesday, June 18. Surrey Heath Ramblers are meeting for an 11-mile walk starting in Alresford Station car park, at 10am. Details: John 01276 21740 or www.surreyheathramblers.org.uk. They will also meet for a five-mile walk starting in the car park on Sheet Street Road (A332), opposite Cranbourne Gate, at 10.30am. Details: June and Lyn 01252 835681/07775 9375754 or www.surreyheathramblers.org.uk.
Tuesday, June 18. Go50 will meet for a 3.5-mile walk starting in Old Epsom Road, East Clandon, at 10.30am. It will also meet for a four-mile walk starting at Epsom Common Stew Ponds car park, at 10am.
Tuesday, June 18. Emergency Life Support British Red Cross first aid course. Yateley British Red Cross Centre, 13:00 - 17:30. Cost - £30 per person (inc VAT). For more details or to book a place call 01483 749066.
Wednesday, June 19. An Etching Taster on takes place at Ochre Print Studios in Guildford. Booking for the talk, demonstration and tasters is necessary. Details and bookings on 07747 653366 or www.ochreprintstudio.co.uk.
Wednesday, June 19. Guildford Ramblers are meeting for a 4.75-mile walk starting at Albury Cricket Ground, at 10.30am. Details: Peter 01483 567393.
Wednesday, June 19. Woking & District Ramblers will meet for a six-mile walk at Cranbourne Gate car park, at 10am. Details: Carolyn 01483 773769 or www.wokingramblers.org.
Wednesday, June 19. Godalming and Haslemere Ramblers Group will meet for a 10-mile walk starting at Fishbourne Church car park, signed off A259, at 10am. Details: Paul and Alison 01483 423872 or www.godalmingandhaslemereramblers.org.uk. They will also meet for a 6.25-mile walk starting at East Meon Village car park, Workhouse Lane at 10am. Details: Brian G 01483 422812 or www.godalmingandhaslemereramblers.org.uk. They will also meet for an 8.5-mile walk starting at Hurtwood Control car park No. 1, Holmbury Hill, at 10am. Details: Wendy and Jack 01483 202621/01483 274925/07941 481177 or www.godalmingandhaslemereramblers.org.uk.
Wednesday, June 19. Go50 will meet for a four-mile walk starting at the car park at the approach to Oxshott Station, at A244, at 10.30m. Details: on 01483 534706 or www.acsurrey.org.uk/go50.
Thursday, June 20. Mid week Pub walk of 5 miles starting from the The New Inn Pub Cartbridge Old Woking.at 10.15, walking along the Wey Navigation to Paper Court Lake and Send Mash. Details Carol 01483 767301 or John 01344 409342 and runnymederamblers.org.uk
Thursday, June 20. Godalming and Haslemere Ramblers Group will meet for a 4.5-mile walk at Farnham Park car park, off A287, at 10am. Details: Lucy 01252 542820/07748 131492 or www.godalmingandhaslemereramblers.org.uk.
Thursday, June 20. Surrey Walks Club will meet for a 5.5-mile walk around Newlands Corner. Details: Vic 01737 360013 or www.surreywalksclub.org.uk.
Thursday, June 20. Runnymede Ramblers will meet for a five-mile walk starting from The New Inn pub, Cartbridge Old Woking, at 10.15am. Details: Carol or John 01483 767301/01344 409342 or runnymederamblers.org.
Thursday, June 20. Surrey Heath Ramblers will meet for a four-mile walk starting at the car park in Salt Box Road, towards Jacobs Well, at 6.30pm. Details: Ann and Keith 01252 837744 or www.surreyheathramblers.org.uk.
Thursday, June 20. Go50 will meet for a four-mile walk starting at Bishopgate, Royal Ascot, at 11.45am. It also organises longer walks and Nordic walks. Details: on 01483 534706 or www.acsurrey.org.uk/go50.
Thursday, June 20. Surrey Get Vocal! a concert featuring the Cathedral Choir, SGV Schools and Surrey Songsters will take place at Guildford Cathedral, at 5.30pm. Guildford Choral Society will perform Will Todd’s Mass in Blue on Saturday June 22, at 7.30pm.
Thursday, June 20. Fleet & District U3A (University of the Third Age) is holding an exhibition of members Art, Photography and Calligraphy at the United Reformed Church, King’s Road, Fleet from 12 noon till 5pm. Everyone is invited to see the work of these group members, especially if they are interested in joining any of these groups. Free entry - light refreshments available. Contact Graham Mist on 01252 661247 for more information about the exhibition. For information on Fleet U3A see www.fleetu3a.org.uk.
Friday, June 21. Jeremy Filsell, organist and Artist in Residence at the National Cathedral in Washington DC will perform at Cranleigh School, at 7.30pm. Tickets from Cranleigh Arts Centre's box office on 01483 278000 or at www.cranleighartscentre.org.
Friday, June 21. The fundraising team at Woking & Sam Beare Hospices is gearing up for its sixth Midnight Walk, taking place at Mercedes-Benz World at 10pm. The walk is an eight-mile route around Brooklands, New Haw and West Byfleet and brings women of all ages together. Registration is £15, call fundraising on 01483 881752 or visit www.wsb-midnightwalk.co.uk.
Friday, June 21. Squire’s garden centres in Badshot Lea, Long Ditton and West Horsley, are holding several planting workshops over the summer. Summer wall pot to attract bees will take place. Details at www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk.
Friday, June 21. The fundraising team at Woking & Sam Beare Hospices are gearing up for their sixth Midnight Walk, taking place at Mercedes-Benz World at 10pm. The walk is an eight-mile route around Brooklands, New Haw and West Byfleet and brings women of all ages together. Registration is £15, call fundraising on 01483 881752 or visit www.wsb-midnightwalk.co.uk.
Until Saturday, June 22. An exhibition of works by Broadwater Artists on varied subjects and media runs at Godalming Museum. The museum opens Tuesday to Saturday, from 10am to 4pm. Admission is free but donations are welcomed. Details on 01483 426510 or at www.waverley.gov.uk/godalmingmuseum.
Until Saturday, June 22. Will Shakspeare who set up Shakespeare Glass after studying in Farnham will be one of the Summer Makers in Focus displaying his work at New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham. For more information telephone 01252 713208 or visit www.newashgate.org.uk.
Saturday, June 22. Every year the 1st St Johns Scout Group holds a Summer Fete on St Johns Lye, St Johns, Woking and has done so for over 25 years. It's a true community event, with many local organisations as possible taking part. This year it will take place at St Johns Lye from 12pm until 4pm.
Saturday, June 22. Haslemere Bowling Club will be holding an Open Day for new bowlers from 3.00pm. The Green is on The Recreation Ground, off Old Haslemere Road, Haslemere, GU27 2NN. A Coach will be with us for the afternoon and all the equipment you will need is available at the Green - just bring a pair of flat soled shoes (trainers are OK). The event will cost you nothing so why not come along and join in the fun. For information about the club see www.haslemere-bowling.org.uk.
Saturday, June 22. Ewell Horticultural Associations - Summer Show. 2.30 to 4.30pm. Blenheim School, Longmead Road, Epsom KT19 9BH, fully disabled accessible. Transport – 467 bus (Epsom to Chessington) West Ewell Station (Waterloo Line). Free Admission - all welcome, free parking, refreshments with delicious homemade cakes. Displays of summer flowers, homegrown vegetables; plants and garden sundries for sale, raffle and floral art. Website – www.ewellhortassn.co.uk.
Saturday, June 22. Starlight Hike is the 10k night time walk with a difference, starting and finishing at Green Park in Reading. Walk with us under starlight this summer, remembering loved ones and raising money for Sue Ryder. There is currently running an online early bird offer where adults can register for just £12 per person by the 26 April. After the 26 April this price will increase to £15 per person. Children under 16 years old can register for free. Your entry fee includes your Starlight Hike t-shirt, goody bag, refreshments, support with your fundraising and a great night out! Your entry fee covers the cost of putting on the event, but what we really need is money to keep providing incredible care. If you could raise at least £100 per person this could cover the cost of a Sue Ryder nurse's seven hour shift. If the hike isn't for you but you still want to be part of the big night, we need an army of volunteers to help us in the run up to the event and on the night itself. If you, or any of your friends and family have even a little time to give, we'd love to hear from you! For more information please call 01491 641070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively please visit the website www.sueryder.org/starlighthike.
Saturday, June 22. Guildford based UK Mixed Martial Artist (MMA) Nick ‘The HeadHunter’ Chapman has confirmed his latest battle, versus Frenchman Sylvain Potard, will take place in home territory at Fight Science Gym, Aldershot on Saturday 22nd June. The number four UCMMA-rank ‘HeadHunter’ will fight for the International fight championship’s (IFC) light heavyweight World Title in their latest showdown ‘Unfinished Business’. Tickets are priced from £25, and will guarantee an action packed evening of professional MMA bouts, plus the highly anticipated headline World Title fight ‘The HeadHunter’ versus the Frenchman Potard. Light heavyweight Mixed Martial Artist Nick ‘The HeadHunter’ Chapman is one of the UK’s most talked about MMA stars, having exploded onto the UK scene in 2009. With a loyal army of fans all over the world, his fight is set to be one of the most talked about contests of the year. Tickets available from the Headhunter Ticket Hotline 07990744401.
Saturday, June 22. Anne Desmet, a member of the Royal Academy will give a demonstration on how she makes prints at Ochre Print Studios in Guildford. Booking for the talk, demonstration and tasters is necessary. Details and bookings on 07747 653366 or www.ochreprintstudio.co.uk.
Saturday, June 22. Mizens Railway at Barrs Lane, Knaphill, Woking is opening for rides on Father’s Day, June 16, from 2pm to 5pm. A family fun day charity fund raiser in aid of Woking and Sam Beare Hospices will take place, from 2pm to 5pm. Attractions will include train rides and face painting. Free entry.
Saturday, June 22. Ripieno Choir and soloists soprano Jenny Hansell and lute Lynda Sayce conducted by David Hansell are performing a programme to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the birth of John Dowlands and the centenary of Benjamin Britten at All Saints’ Church, Weston Green, at 7.30pm. Details and tickets on 020 3137 0376 or www.ripienochoir.org.uk.
Saturday, June 22. Woking Choral Society concert will perform a concert with works by Stravinsky, Mozart and Bruckner at H G Wells, Woking, at 7.30pm. Tickets from the Lightbox, Chobham Rad, Woking; Christ Church shop, Town Square; Brittens Music, 13 The Broadway, Woodham, New Haw or www.wokingchoral.org.uk. Details on 01483 797853 or 01485 488175.
Saturday, June 22. Farnham Youth Choir’s Summer Concert will take place at Farnham Maltings. Details and tickets on 01252 745444 or at www.farnhammaltings.com.
Saturday, June 22. Farnborough Fake Festival. A 1 day music festival being held at Farnborough Rugby Club. Music includes 3 top UK tribute acts to Queen, Oasis and Foo Fighters plus 4 local bands supporting acts (The Joe Johnston Band, The J Daniels, Highside and Paper Boats). The music takes place in a custom build marquee surrounded by a festival village featuring food stalls, beer tent and lots of fun activities including Circus Workshop, Face Painting and Bouncy Slide. Doors open at 12:30pm and the music runs till 11pm. Advance tickets can be purchase online at www.fakefestivals.co.uk/festival-details.html?festival_id=113.
Saturday, June 22. If you like chamber music, join us at our concert at St. Andrew's Church, Church Street, Cobham KT11 3EJ at 7.30 p.m. on Saturday 22 June. Maiastra will perform 2-viola string quintets by Mozart and Mendelssohn. The leader of the group, Akiko Ono, is an international prizewinner and soloist and a teacher at the Yehudi Menuhin School; the other four players are young, extremely talented postgraduate students with a particular interest in chamber music. Admission is free with a retiring collection. Further details can be obtained from Aidan Woodcock (01932 868054) or Elspeth Arden (07970 270224).
Until Sunday, June 23. The Fountain Gallery, Hampton Court is holding Venetian Reflections, an exhibition featuring watercolours with a strong sense of place and atmosphere by Andrew Blyth. The gallery opens Tuesday to Sunday from 11.30am to 5.30pm. Details at www.fountaingallery.co.uk.
Until Sunday, June 23. The Drawing Room at Hindhead Scout Hut holds life drawing workshops on Tuesday evenings and a mixed media group on Friday mornings lead by Alison Orchard and Nicky Chubb. Both artists will hold an exhibition of their paintings, as part of the Surrey Artist Open Studios, together with children’s book illustrator, Elena Gomez, who will be exhibiting her silkscreen prints on Saturdays and Sundays until June 23. Each participant is donating a work to be raffled during the exhibition to raise funds for the Kicking Cancer Project. Details at www.alisonorchard.com and at www.surreyopenstudios.org.uk.
Sunday, June 23. Horsham Band will perform at the bandstand, in the Phillips Memorial Park, Godalming, from 3pm to 5pm, as part of the Music in Park series. Details at www.godalmingbandstand.co.uk.
Sunday, June 23. The Bournemouth Gilbert and Sullivan Society will give a costumed performance of an omnibus of songs from some of Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular productions at West Green House Gardens, at 3pm. The toe-tapping music performance will be followed by a traditional afternoon tea served in the flower filled Greenhouse after the performance. Details and tickets on 01252 844611 or at www.westgreenhouse.co.uk.
Tuesday, June 25. The Guildford Institute’s young musicians’ programme showcases the amazing standard of this country’s young talent with monthly recitals. Basoonist Louisa Danby will perform. Details on 01483 562142 www.guildford-institute.org.uk.
Until Wednesday, June 26. The Art Agency Gallery in Esher is holding an exhibition of paintings by Jake Winkle and collagraphs by Vicky Oldfield. The gallery opens Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm. Details on 01372 466740 or at www.theartagency.co.uk.
Until to Wednesday, June 26. The Lightbox gallery and museum in Woking is holding Pandamonium, a collection of artworks commissioned in support of WWF runs. The Lightbox opens Tuesday to Saturday, from 10.30am to 5pm and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. Details on 01483 737800 and at www.thelightbox.org.uk.
Wednesday, June 26 / Wednesday, July 31 / Wednesday, August 28 / Wednesday, September 25. Wednesday Supper Club for just £15 per person. Often referred to as the ‘hump day’ of the week, Wednesdays aren’t usually a day to make a meal out of which is why Bel & The Dragon, Godalming is giving you the chance to celebrate the countdown to the weekend with a tasty midweek treat. Taking place on the last Wednesday of the month, 6-9pm, the Bel & The Dragon Supper Club will bring you two courses of food heaven for a very reasonable £15 per person – perfect for an end-of-the-month outing that won’t pull on the purse strings. Each month the skilled chefs will create a Supper Club menu that will have a specific theme based around the seasons. Always using the best quality, locally sourced and seasonal ingredients, the Supper Club is guaranteed to be a monthly taste sensation. For more information on Bel & The Dragon, Godalming Supper Club evenings, keep your eyes peeled on their Facebook and Twitter page.
Thursday, June 27. Rushmoor Oddfellows will be performing the programme Singing For You at the Princes Hall, Aldershot. Details and tickets on 0252 329155 or at www.princeshall.com.
Until Saturday, June 29. Haslemere Museum is holding an exhibition From Russia with Love. Visitors will be invited to find out about the cultural and artistic heritage of Russia in the 19th and 20th centuries through exhibits and find out ten interesting facts they may not have known about Russia and also discover some of Russia’s traditional fairytales. Details on 01428 642112 or visit www.haslemeremuseum.co.uk.
Saturday, June 29. Stroll of 3.5 miles starting from 86 Crockford Park Road Addlestone at 10.00a.m. Walking to Coxes Lock Mill and Wey meadows. Details Carol 01483 767301 or John 01344 409342 and runnymederamblers.org.uk.
Saturday, June 29. Penshuirst Vintage Fair - Having decided that this area of Kent/Surrey and Sussex lacked Vintage Fairs that have become so popular in other parts of the country, Mrs Tea's Pop Up Tea Rooms and Violet and May Vintage are organising a Vintage Fair in Penshurst Village Hall (near Edenbridge). Potential stallholders (6ft.tables/spaces £40) please contact Helen and Anne via the contact page on our website: www.akentishaffair.co.uk or phone 07981 250 758.
Saturday, June 29. Haslemere Cats Protection holds open day between the times of 11am-4pm. Meet our Cats and Enjoy Fun Activities. BBQ, Refreshments, Party Ponies, Live Music, Raffles & Games. Plus Much Much More.
Saturday, June 29. A run is taking place at Stoke Park, Guildford. Event starts at 10am, and the run starts at 11am. It's a 5k fun run for boys and men of all ages who can walk, jog or run in aid of Cancer Research UK. www.run4men.org.uk.
Saturday, June 29. 'Isabelle's Angels' has a charity Glitz 'n' Glam party night coming up to raise funds and awareness for our local Shooting Star Chase Children's Hospice. At 7:30pm until midnight. At The Duke Of York, Weybourne Road, Aldershot, Hants. Tickets available in advance only from email@example.com. Cost £5 each - adults only. Disco and raffle with ALL money raised being given directly to shooting star children's hospice.
Saturday, June 29. 7pm, Leatherhead Choral Society, led by Ian Assersohn, together with children from The Dawnay School and St Dunstan’s C of E Primary school and accompanied by the ‘Call me Al quintet’ present Alexander L’Estrange’s ZIMBE! The concert features Alexander L’Estrange’s ‘Love’s Philosophy’, also ‘Little Jazz Mass’ and ‘Like a singing bird’ by Bob Chilcott. The venue is The Leatherhead Theatre, 7 Church Street, Leatherhead, KT22 8DN. Tickets: Adults £14 and under 16a £8, are available from the Box Office, telephone no. 01372 365141 or Leatherhead Theatre website www.the-theatre.org or Leatherhead Choral Society’s website: www.leatherhead-choral.net.
Saturday, June 29. Echelford Primary School (Park Road, Ashford, TW15 1EX). Summer Fair – 12noon until 3pm. Children free, over 12’s 50p entry. Highlights include: Fun fair rides, arena displays, stalls and sideshows, BBQ and beer tent. Contact PTFA@echelford.surrey.sch.uk for more details.
Saturday, June 29. The Lapini Ensemble presents "Rabbit in the Footlights", show-stopping music ranging from Jerome Kern to Victoria Wood. The concert takes place in St Mary the Virgin Church, Shalford at 7:30 pm. Tickets at £10 available from 01483 562396 or at the door. Concert in aid of Securing the Future, St Mary the Virgin, Shalford.
Saturday, June 29 / Saturday, July 20. Frimley Lodge in Frimley will BMF START sessions as part of the campaign from British Military Fitness to inspire the nation and to burn off two million calories. Ideal for anyone wanting to have fun, make new friends and start an outdoor fitness programme, the sessions are free but booking is necessary. Visit www.britmilfit.com/bmfstart.
Until Sunday, June 30. The Colourful Lives of Artists exhibition featuring Dora Carrington, Derrick Greaves, R B Kitaj, Jacob Epstein and Stanley Spencer runs at The Lightbox gallery and museum in Woking. The Lightbox opens Tuesday to Saturday, from 10.30am to 5pm and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. Details on 01483 737800.
Until Sunday, June 30. KD Galleries, attached to the Watts Gallery, Compton, near Guildford, is holding an exhibition of new works by renowned local artist Terry Stockbridge. It will show a variety of work, from realism to semi-abstraction, encompassing ideas concerning land and seascape or figures in unusual settings. The gallery opens Tuesdays to Sundays, from 10am to 5pm. Details on 01483 811344.
Sunday, June 30. Guildford Samaritans celebrates its 50th Anniversary with the Samarathon Sponsored Walk Challenge. This will be a 25-mile circular walk from Newlands Corner over the Surrey 3 Peaks – Pitch Hill, Holmbury Hill and Leith Hill. Teams can consist of four plus members with a minimum of two members walking at any one time so no one needs to walk the full 25 miles. However, if participants are up for the challenge then it’s fine for everyone to walk the full distance. Visit www.guildfordsamaritans.org to enter your team or if you can't manage to take part in the challenge but would like to support the Samarathon donate at www.justgiving.com/Samarathon2013.
Sunday, June 30. Frobenius Organ recital. 7.15pm at St Mary's Church, Stoke D'Abernon. Oliver Macfarlane performs works by Bruhns, JS Bach, CPE Bach, Reger, Alain and Boëllman. Admission £10 at the door in support of St Mary’s. www.stmarysstokedabernon.co.uk.
Sunday, June 30. Lightbox gallery and museum in Woking holds The Colourful Lives of Artists exhibition featuring Dora Carrington, Derrick Greaves, R B Kitaj, Jacob Epstein and Stanley Spencer runs. The Lightbox opens Tuesday to Saturday, from 10.30am to 5pm and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. Details on 01483 737800 and at www.thelightbox.org.uk.
Sunday, June 30. A Sixties Summer. London Bus Museum, Brooklands, Weybridge. 10am to 5pm. Normal Museum admission prices apply, entry to Brooklands Museum included. Groovy Baby! Celebrate the 1960s in style at this all-day event for all the family – the sights and sounds of the decade that brought us The Beatles, the Moon landing, Flower Power, mini-skirts and the Mini car, Radio Caroline, Star Trek, colour TV, the Summer of Love and the best music ever (depending on your point of view!). Join us for a really way-out day where you can tune in and turn on to all the groovy 60s musical sounds, admire the buses, taxis, lorries, vans and cars which were seen on the streets in that swinging decade and take a ride once again on those wonderful old buses which took your mum and dad (or perhaps you!) to school with your transistor radio pressed to your ear. Why not dig out some of your old fab gear, dress up for the day and join us at this midsummer celebration of 60s transport and music? Free car-parking on site and a free connecting bus service from Weybridge Railway Station.
Sunday, June 30. Guildford Samaritans celebrates its 50th anniversary with the Samarathon Sponsored Walk Challenge. This will be a 25-mile circular walk from Newlands Corner over the Surrey 3 Peaks – Pitch Hill, Holmbury Hill and Leith Hill. Teams can consist of four plus members with a minimum of two members walking at any one time so no one needs to walk the full 25 miles. However, if participants are up for the challenge then it’s fine for everyone to walk the full distance. Visit www.guildfordsamaritans.org to enter your team of if you can’t manage to take part in the challenge but would like to support the Samarathon donate at www.justgiving.com/Samarathon2013.
Sunday, June 30. Guildford Samaritans celebrates its 50th anniversary with the Samarathon Sponsored Walk Challenge. This will be a 25-mile circular walk from Newlands Corner over the Surrey 3 Peaks – Pitch Hill, Holmbury Hill and Leith Hill. Teams can consist of four, plus members with a minimum of two members walking at any one time so no one needs to walk the full 25 miles. However, if participants are up for the challenge then it’s fine for everyone to walk the full distance. Visit www.guildfordsamaritans.org to enter your team or if you can’t manage to take part in the challenge but would like to support the Samarathon donate at www.justgiving.com/Samarathon2013.
Tuesday, July 2. Lydian Singers, a Farnborough based ladies choir are having an open rehearsal at 7.30pm in the Church Hall at the North Camp Methodist Church, Lynchford Road, Farnborough, Hants GU14 6EG. The minimum age for membership is 18. If you would like to come along for a relaxed evening of singing and getting to know us then please either email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Eileen on 01276 502771.
Tuesday, July 2 / Tuesday, August 6 / Tuesday September 3. The Bel & The Dragon, Godalming is hosting monthly wine evenings on the first Tuesday of every month, bringing you their recommended selection of wines, perfectly matched to an exclusive menu that has been lovingly designed by their passionate chefs. So whether you love a glass of bubbly, crisp, clean whites or mellow and sultry reds, we’ll have an event for you. Places are limited so please call 01483 527 333 or email email@example.com to book. The latest information on our wine events can be found on the Bel & The Dragon, Godalming Facebook page.
Thursday, July 4 to Sunday, July 7. Local theatre company, Starburst, presents Grease - The Musical at Samuel Cody Specialists Sports College on Thursday 4th July at 7.30pm, Friday 5th July at 7.30pm, Saturday 6th July at 2.30pm and 7.30pm and Sunday 7th July at 2.00pm and 6.00pm. Starburst recently won two Accolades of Excellence from the National Operatic and Dramatic Association and Grease promises to be another high-quality, show-stopping musical spectacular with well-known songs such as Summer Nights, We Go Together and You're The One That I Want so come along for a fun and fabulous night out! Tickets are only £13 for adults and £10 for concessions and are available from the Box Office on 07011 000782 or at www.ticketsource.co.uk/starburst. Profits go to the Starburst Foundation which provides equipment for local children with special needs. Please visit www.starburst-foundation.org.uk for more information.
Friday, July 5. ‘Get on Board’ with Wey Voices’ colourful and inspiring Summer Concert at St. Paul’s Church, Church Road, Addlestone, KT15 1SJ, on Friday, 5 July, at 7.45 p.m. Free train travel for children on this musical journey through the years, adults pay £5.00 only.Calling all male singers, if you like the sound of our varied and colourful music, then why not join Wey Voices. We rehearse on Mondays. See our website or ‘phone Liz for more details. Refreshments will follow and there will be a raffle in aid of Woking and Sam Beare Hospices. More info. 01932 857520 or visit www.weyvoices.org.
Saturday, July 6. The Fete in the Park at Petworth House. 11am–5pm. The Petworth community will come together for the seventh year to celebrate this popular traditional fete, with plenty of activities for all ages to enjoy. Free entry to Petworth Park.
Saturday, July 6. Summer Concert 2013. St Peter’s Church, Old Woking GU22 9JE. 7pm. Matthew Rickard (piano). Programme includes music by: J.S.Bach: Italian Concerto, BWV 971, Albéniz: Cantos de España, Op.232, Haydn: Sonata in D Major Hob. XVI/37, Schubert: Fantasy in C Major (Wanderer Fantasy) D 760. All tickets: £10. Available at: www.stpetersconcerts.com/tickets or on the door. Contact: Geoff Pugh (Church Warden) 01483 714761. www.southwokingteamministry.co.uk.
Saturday, July 6. The Priory School Summer Seaside Fayre & BBQ. July 1-4pm. Experience a taste of the great British seaside on your doorstep! Whilst we can’t promise sea and sunshine, we’ve a host of traditional seaside attractions including Punch & Judy, pony rides, water fun, traditional beach games, tea, cakes & ice cream – as well as the usual stalls and fete attractions. Why not join us for lunch at the BBQ.
Sunday, July 7. Long walk of 10.5 miles starting from N.T. C.P. Ranmore Common at 10.15. Walking over Ranmore, Fetcham Downs and Mickleham. Details Carol 01483 767301 or John 01344 409342 and runnymederamblers.org.uk.
Thursday, July 11 to Sunday, July 14. The West Meon Festival of Books 2013 takes place between. Come and join this informal and friendly festival which takes place amidst the glorious countryside of the new South Downs National Park, midway between Winchester and Petersfield. The festival is a celebration of literature, drawing on local links and stories to bring together authors and topics with local relevance. Now in its fourth year, and with our best ever line up, the festival is a great opportunity to listen to authors talk about their work, to meet literary heroes and to soak up the relaxed atmosphere with visitors who all have one thing in common – a love of books! Book online from 1st May at www.ticketsource.co.uk/westmeonfestival. Visit One Tree Books,Petersfield, 01730 261199. Or by post: The Box Office, West Meon Festival, The Grange, West Meon, GU32 1LN. Box Office – 01730 829235 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. www.westmeonfestival.co.uk.
Until Friday, July 12. Creative Response, Farnham, is holding Pure vision, an exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of the independent arts-related organisation for vulnerable people. Opening times are Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 2.30pm. Details on 01252 716876 or www.creativeresponsearts.org.
Until Saturday, July 13. Fleet Spurs Youth FC is holding its Summer Soccer Academy 2013 at Southwood pitches, Kennels Lane, at 9.30pm. There is a small charge of £3 per session or £15 for the full 6 sessions. Details at www.fleetspurs.co.uk.
Until Saturday, July 13. St Nicolas Church rooms will be holding Just Jhoom!, Bollywood influenced exercise classes, with Shalini Bhalla on Saturdays at 9.30am. Details on 01483 271059 or at www.justjohoom.co.uk.
Saturday, July 13. Midnight Walk. Horsham Park. The Midnight Walk is going back to 1983 to celebrate 30 years of St Catherine’s Hospice! Join women of all ages and fitness levels for an 80s night to remember ad celebrate 30 years of caring for the local community on our Midnight Walk in Horsham. This year as well as enjoying an 80s party atmosphere, you can choose from a 7 mile route or complete the full 13 miles. Entry is £15 and every walker will receive a fundraising pack, a special limited edition 80s style Midnight Walk T-shirt, refreshments along the way plus a well deserved medal and breakfast at the finish line! The Midnight Walk is sponsored by Welland Medical. To register visit www.stch.org.uk/midnightwalk or call 01293 447364.
Sunday, July 14. Short Walk of 5.5miles starting from a Lay by on A4 Knowl Hill, west of Maidenhead at 10.15 Walking in the area of Knowl Hill, Bowsey Hill, and Ashley Hill.
Sunday, July 14. Macmillan Cancer Support are hosting a Classic Motor Show and Family Fun Day, 11.00a.m.- 4.30p.m. on the Clandon Park Estate, West Clandon, GU4 7AA. There will be classic vehicles galore, a full hospitality area serving hot and cold food, beer tent, pimms tent, picnic area, large children's entertainment area, stalls and central arena with the Surrey Pipe Band and Waggermuffins Flyball Dog Display Team. Event will be opened by the Countess of Onslow and silver cup presented to her favourite vehicle. A fun day out for all the family in the knowledge that you are helping to raise funds for people affected by cancer. Admission £7, Concessions £6 and under 12's free. Please support us.
Wednesday, July 17. Sax Collective: Gershwin, Ravel, Conti, Street and more. Guildford United Reformed Church 1:00pm. Details at www.gurcms.org.uk/events/26.
Friday, July 19. Squire’s garden centres in Badshot Lea, Long Ditton and West Horsley, are holding several planting workshops over the summer - Herb through for the kitchen garden workshop. Details at www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk.
Friday, July 19. Musical of Small Remains takes place as part of the Orpheus Centre's International Youth Arts Festival 2013. ‘Founded by Sir Richard Stilgoe in 1998, Orpheus provides unique opportunities for young disabled adults (18-25) with a passion for performing arts. We promote transition and personal development through performing arts so students gain the skills to live independently in the community and to make informed choices about their futures. Two races live in the remains of a world devastated by war, their only hope for peace is a passionate young girl – but she is locked away, hidden from her dangerous and powerful father! Set amongst the rubble, the Musical of Small Remains takes you on an epic journey of love, betrayal and vengeance, revolutionaries and generals. This exciting and highly innovative production is a new work entirely created and performed by students at Orpheus.’ 19:30 - 21:30. Rose Theatre, 24-26 High Street, Kingston. KT1 1HL. Tickets: £5-£15 - get them here https://uk.patronbase.com/_RoseTheatreKingston/Sections/Choose?prod_id=Y078&perf_id=1 or call 08444 821 556.
Saturday, July 20. 7.30pm. All That Jazz! Glorious sounds of big band swing, jazz standards and sultry vocal numbers from Elmbridge Big Band, making a welcome return to Molesey Regatta. The banks of the River Thames will provide an idyllic setting for this marquee concert, where a bar will be available and picnics are welcome. In aid of Surrey Music’s music grants scheme ‘Get Music Going!’. Molesey Regatta, Hurst Park Meadows, Ferry Road, Molesey, KT8. £10 adults; £8 concessions; £5 under 12; £34 group ticket (4 adults). www.ticketbasket.co.uk. 0300 121 1122. www.surreymusic.org.uk.
Saturday, July 20. Charity Barn Dance. 8 ‘Til Late. Hustle up cowboys! Put on your best bib and tucker and get ready for a real biggity Barn Dance! The Surrey Care Trust, a local charity doing good things across this county, is rustling up what is predicted to be an ace-high Barn Dance at Wood Street Village Green on the 20th of July this year, raising a pretty Boston penny for its work. Since 1982, the Surrey Care Trust has been helping people to improve their chances in life. The charity runs education and training programmes for young people and adults, provides mentoring and counselling and offers volunteering opportunities as a way to learn new skills. The Trust also gives Crisis Grants to people in all parts of Surrey facing immediate hardship. Have a good ol’ knees up with live music from d’Arcy Spice, rest an elbow at our cash saloon, hit some numbers in the raffle and get ‘yer grub on with our hog roast- all for £14 a ticket! If you’re looking for an ol’ fashioned hoedown and want to get your beetle crushers tapping, then head on up to our website www.surreycaretrust.co.uk , contact Jess Lunt today on 01483 426990 or email email@example.com.
Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21. Digger’s Big Weekend at Petworth House. 11am–4pm. Join Petworth’s archaeology team led by “Digger” Tom Dommett in an all out exploration of the historic deer park. Free.
Until Sunday, July 21. An exhibition of British native livestock runs at the Rural Life Centre, Tilford. Visit www.rural-life.org.uk.
Sunday, July 21. Medium walk of 7 Miles starting at 10.15 Chiddingfold Green. Walking through Oaken Wood, Peartree Piece and Highbeech Plantation Details Carol 01483 767301 or John 01344 409342 and runnymederamblers.org.uk
Wednesday, July 24. Midweek Pub walk of 5.5 miles starting from the Jolly Farmers Pub Burdenshott Road Woking. At 10.15. Walking Worpledon & Whitmore Commons. Details Carol 01483 767301 or John 01344 409342 and runnymederamblers.org.uk
Until Saturday, July 27. Epsom & Ewell commemorates the death of Emily Davison (1872-1913), and the cause for which she died, with a pivotal exhibition guest curator Irene Cockroft at the Borough Museum at Bourne Hall Community Centre, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey KT17 1UF. Please visit between 9am and 5pm, Tuesday to Saturday. Free entry to exhibition; parking available; easy access by bus or train (Ewell West Station); telephone 020 8394 1734; www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk.
Saturday, July 27 to Wednesday, August 31. Squirrel Away – Children’s Trail at Petworth House. 10.30am-3.30pm. Rusty our resident squirrel has moved house without leaving a forwarding address and we don’t know where to find her! Her forest friends will help you to track down her new woodland home and once you have solved the mystery you will receive a small prize to squirrel away. £3 per woodland trail.
Sunday, July 28. Stroll of 2.5 miles starting from the C.P. at the junction of Ferry Lane and Thamesside. At 10.00. Easy Towpath walking. Details Carol 01483 767301 or John 01344 409342 and runnymederamblers.org.uk.
Saturday, August 3. The Cranleigh show takes place between 8am and 5pm. Come and enjoy a great family day out at a traditional country show in the heart of the Surrey Hills. The Show offers all-day family entertainment from spectacular Main Ring displays, traditional livestock and equine classes, a companion dog show, rural sports demonstrations and over 200 trade stands for those who love shopping. Tickets, schedules, entries, trade stand and sponsorship & advertising information available at www.cranleighshow.co.uk. Tel: 01306 712050.
Saturday, August 10. Fleet Lions 'Seven Sins' Beer Festival. The Harlington 236 Fleet Road, Fleet, Hants, GU51 4BY. “Seven years of heavenly beers!”. 15 mins from the railway station. Raising money for local charities. At least 28 Different Real Ales (with a wicked theme, including some of the best local ones) + local Ciders + BBQ + exclusive commemorative glass. Some good and not too loud music. Two Sessions 11.00 am ‘til 3.00pm & 5.30 pm ‘til 9.30pm. Ticket’s £6.00 in advance (£7.00 on the door subject to availability). Buy online @ www.fleetlions.org.uk/beerfest or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Enquiries : 01252 614778.
Until Tuesday, August 20. Woking Community Job Club: Free 6-week job club to help build confidence and job skills including: Creating a brilliant CV and effective cover letter, Accessing the hidden job market, Interview skills. Workshops run on Tuesdays 10:00am to 1:00pm until 20 August 2013 at the HG Wells Centre, Church Street East, Woking GU21 6HJ. FREE one-to-one career counselling and coaching is also available with a qualified and experienced career adviser. Friendly, supportive environment. Participants must be over 18 years of age and currently unemployed. For more information or to book a place email email@example.com or phone 07500 260 926.
Friday, August 23. As You Like It at Petworth House. 7.30pm (gates open 6.30pm). The Lord Chamberlain’s Men stage this performance of William Shakespeare’s famous play in the delightful surroundings of the Pleasure Grounds. Adult £15, Child £10.
Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25. The Woman in the Moon at Petworth House. 11am – 4pm. Pop up performances of John Lyly’s 16th century play in the Pleasure Grounds and Mansion House, staged by students from the University of Sussex.
Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25. ‘Wings & Wheels’ returns to Dunsfold Aerodrome, Guildford, Surrey. 5 hours of breath-taking air displays including the Red Arrows, 2 hours of eye popping motoring demonstrations, an arena packed with iconic cars, attractions and a retail village makes this one of the UK’s most popular family days out. The show has helped raise over £280,000 for charity. Tickets start from £20. Book now at www.wingsandwheels.net or See Tickets booking hotline 0871 230 5572. Dunsfold Aerodrome, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8HY. www.wingsandwheels.net. General Enquiries: 01483 542226. 0871 230 5572. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, August 25. Alice - An Extraordinary Adventure – Family Theatre takes place at Petworth House. 5pm. Heartbreak Productions will be bringing this much loved children’s classic to life in the beautiful Pleasure Grounds. www.heartbreakproductions.co.uk/ticketsales. Adult £12, Child £6 Family £35.
Until Monday, August 26. The Summer Craft Collection will showcase ceramics, glass, jewellery, enamelled work and mixed media by more than 20 artists at New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham. For more details call 01252 713208 or visit www.newashgate.org.uk.
Until Monday, August 26. New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham is holding The Summer Craft Collection which will showcase ceramics, glass, jewellery, enamelled work and mixed media by over 20 artists. For more information telephone 01252 713208 or visit www.newashgate.org.uk.
Friday, August 30 to Sunday, September 1. Sold-Out Royal Albert Hall artists SHOW OF HANDS headline the second NEW FOREST FOLK FESTIVAL. Hampshire welcomes the second New Forest Folk Festival. Featuring a veritable cornucopia of the music community including amongst others local hero Richard Digance, Show Of Hands, Feast Of Fiddles, Peter Knight’s Gigspanner, Jez Lowe, Reg Meuross, Fake Thackray, Julie Felix (USA), The Springfields, Dean Friedman (USA), Little Johnny England and last year’s hit of the weekend Irish vocalist Janet Dowd these artists are bound to bring a smile to any self-respecting music enthusiast. With something for all the family, this really is a line-up comparable with any major festival in the UK and promises to shake, rattle and roll along with the best of them. For further information check out the festival website at www.newforestfolkfestival.co.uk.
Until August 2013. Chertsey Museum is holding the costume exhibition Day & Night: From the Bedroom to the Ballroom 1929-1939.
Saturday, September 7. Ewell Horticultural Associations - Autumn Show. 2.30 to 4.30pm. Blenheim School, Longmead Road, Epsom KT19 9BH, fully disabled accessible. Transport – 467 bus (Epsom to Chessington) West Ewell Station (Waterloo Line). Free Admission - all welcome, free parking, refreshments with delicious homemade cakes. Displays of late summer flowers, homegrown vegetables, floral art; plants, bulbs and garden sundries for sale and raffle. Website – www.ewellhortassn.co.uk.
Until Sunday, September 8. Lightbox gallery and museum in Woking is holding the exhibition Gertrude Jekyll:Landscape Gardener and Craftswoman. The Lightbox opens Tuesday to Saturday, from 10.30am to 5pm and Sunday from 11am to 5pm. Details on 01483 737800 and at www.thelightbox.org.uk.
Friday, September 13. Jonathan Hope organ recital: Brahms arr. Hope, J.S.Bach, L.Vierne and more. Guildford United Reformed Church 7:30pm. Details at www.gurcms.org.uk/events/27.
Saturday, September 14. The Museum of Army Flying is hosting Star Gazing. 7 – 8:30pm. £6. Booking Essential. Another great opportunity to learn about the stars we can see in the night sky followed by tips on how to use telescopes and photography to capture images. Visitors also have the opportunity to have a go with some serious telescopes to view the moon and the stars. Using the telescopes is weather permitting as it requires a clear night.
Sunday, September 15. Surrey Classic Vehicle Club – annual classic car gathering at Tilford Rural Life Centre. 400 + classic & veteran vehicles expected. For additional information including feedback from previous visitors plus pictures of past events & booking forms for this years’ show, please refer to the attachments to this email or visit our club website surreyclassicvehicleclub.com. Location & further information about Tilford Rural Life Centre Rural Life Centre, Old Kiln Museum ,The Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey GU10 2DL (off A287 near Farnham) www.rurallife.plus.com/rlc.
Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21. The Surrey Cider Festival takes places at HG Wells Conference and Events Centre in Woking Town Centre. The festival is a lively celebration of real cider and scrumpy culture with gallons of cider, live entertainment and proper food. Festival revellers can scrump on down to live entertainment from the Mangled Wurzels; a scrumpy and western three-piece from deepest Somerset, whilst enjoying any of the 80 cider varieties on offer from around the world. There will also be hearty food and snacks, soft drinks and some ales available. Tickets are available from www.surreyciderfestival.co.uk from May and prices start from £8 for early birds. For more information on tickets & sponsorship please contact Tom at email@example.com.
Sunday, September 22. Epsom & Ewell Borough Family Fun Day - 12 noon to 5pm – Entry by programme £2 in advance £4 on gate per adult children under 12 free- car parking £2. A community family day with local charities, community groups and businesses running affordable family games and entertainment. Free attractions, shows and presentations with vintage car shows and a picnic area. Punch and Judy tent with free shows. A childrens fun fare and you can also bring your dog along to enter the dog show. For more information please see the event web site www.epsomfunday.net or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, September 24 to Friday, September 28. The Wizard of Oz – Princes Hall, Aldershot. Tickets range from £10-16 with family tickets and concessions available. You can book your tickets online at www.princeshall.com/article/6034/The-Wizard-of-Oz or you can call The Princes Hall box office on 01252 329155.
Until Monday, September 30. Hampton Court is holding The Servant’s Tale which invites visitors to find out what really is going on as feud between the two Georges, the King and the Prince of Wales escalates. www.hrp.org.uk.
Sunday, October 20. Transportfest 2013. London Bus Museum, Brooklands, Weybridge. 10am to 5pm. Normal Museum admission prices apply, entry to Brooklands Museum included. A grand transport extravaganza for families and enthusiasts, now in its 3rd year, featuring large displays of classic buses, including rarely-seen early examples, taxis, lorries, military and emergency vehicles. There will be heritage bus tours, horse-bus rides and children's attractions as well as a collectors' market and the shop and café will be open all day. The event will also celebrate the 60th birthday of London's little green Guy Special buses with many of the survivors on display. Free car-parking on site and a free connecting bus service from Weybridge Railway Station.
Saturday, October 26. Ewell Horticultural Associations Summer Show - Late Autumn Show. 2.30 to 4.30pm. Blenheim School, Longmead Road, Epsom KT19 9BH, fully disabled accessible. Transport – 467 bus (Epsom to Chessington) West Ewell Station (Waterloo Line). Free Admission - all welcome, free parking, refreshments with delicious homemade cakes. Displays of autumn flowers, homegrown vegetables; plants, bulbs and garden sundries for sale, raffle and floral art. Website – www.ewellhortassn.co.uk.
Thursday, October 31. Haunted Hangars Halloween. £7 per child accompanying adults £4. Booking Essential. 6pm and 7:30pm. See the Museum’s haunted hangars all dressed up ready for Halloween. Enjoy a ghost story amongst the spooky aircraft. There will be a fancy dress competition, with prizes for the most scary!
Until November. Hampton Court is holding the exhibition Secrets of the Royal Bedchamber until November. The related event The Servant’s Tale invites visitors to find out what really is going on as feud between the two Georges, the King and the Prince of Wales escalates September 30. The Salacious Gossip Tours will see guides tell the risqué stories that are just too naughty for younger ears on Fridays and Sundays during May. Details at www.hrp.org.uk.