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Until Wednesday, May 22. Horizons, an exhibition of expressive and organic rural and urban landscapes made of eco-friendly materials by Hester Berry runs at New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham. For more details call 01252 713208 or visit www.newashgate.org.uk.
Wednesday, May 22. Mid week walk of 5.5 miles meeting at the C.P ‘ye Olde Windsor Castle’ Pub Little Bookham at 10.15. waking over Little Bookham Common, returning for a Pub Lunch. Details Carol 01483 767301 or John 01344 409342 and runnymederamblers.org.uk.
Friday, May 24. The Hand in Hand Annual Charity Ball. Once again The Hand in Hand Team www.handinhandcharity.org.uk are raising money for The Lily Foundation and Warlingham Village Primary School Sports Fund. 18.30 to 01.00. Botley Hill Farmhouse. All for just £40. All profits go to our chosen charities. Call Botley Hill on 01959 577154 to book your seats now. Last year sold out so don't miss this amazing event. www.handinhandcharity.org.uk.
Saturday, May 25. The West End Centre, Aldershot is holding four one-day workshops perfect for anybody wanting to explore a new hobby or just have a bit of fun. Taster sessions in life drawing and felt-making will take place on May 25th. Details and bookings on 01252 330040 or online at www.westendcentre.co.uk.
Saturday, May 25. Local professional photographer Anna Saverimuttu will be running her Photography Workshop for Parents, at Café Mila in Godalming, from 1pm until 4.30pm. Aimed at creative mums and dads who love photographing their children, this fun, non-technical workshop will help you learn how to use your digital camera properly, instead of relying on auto and create eye-catching images. Details and bookings from Anna on 01483 571119 or e-mail email@example.com.
Saturday, May 25 / Sunday, May 26. Contemporary Craft and Design Fair at RHS Garden Wisley. Thursday 2 May – Monday 6 May, 9am – 6pm (last entry 5pm). Browse and buy from around 160 of the finest contemporary craftspeople in the country. Discover a diverse range of home crafts, jewellery, clothes, sculptures and garden art. New for 2013, ‘Festival of Silver’ in the Glasshouse Gallery. Free for members.
Saturday, May 25 / Sunday, May 26. Pottery Workshop (Adults only). Cost: £75 (members £65). Booking: Advanced booking required. Book online or call 01932 868113. Experience hand-building ceramic pots and the unique method of pit-firing pottery with this three day course (suitable for beginners and intermediate potters). The workshop will be led by Mary Kaun-English a ceramic artist.
Saturday, May 25 to Sunday, June 2. Budding Gardeners and May half term activities at RHS Garden Wisley. See which school has the most flower power in our Budding Gardeners’ displays and enjoy the fun activities over the half term break. Make a mini scarecrow, sow and grow mini bells or sculpt vegetables from modelling clay. Activities vary daily and are free with normal Garden entry, so please check our website for details.
Until Sunday, May 26. An exhibition of Jim Woodman’s landscapes of the Western Isles of Scotland and of the Thames Valley in oil and watercolour runs. The gallery opens Tuesday to Sunday 11.30am to 5.30pm. Details at www.fountaingallery.co.uk.
Sunday, May 26. Stroll of 3 miles starting at 10.00 from the C.P. at the end of Old Charlton Road Shepperton. Easy walking Shepperton, Charleton area. Details Carol 01483 767301 or John 01344 409342 and runnymederamblers.org.uk
Tuesday, May 28 and Wednesday, May 29. Petworth Puppet Theatre at Petworth House. Timed workshops at 11am-12.30pm or 2pm-3.30pm. Roll up, roll up for our puppet theatre workshop! Join us in our studio to create and decorate your very own puppet. For any young puppet master who is brave enough, there will be a chance to perform to a live audience in the great Petworth Theatre. Booking essential on 01798 342207. £5 per child.
Wednesday, May 29 / 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.
Until Thursday, May 30. National Trust properties in our area offering Easter family fun this week include Clandon Park, Claremont Landscape Garden, Hatchlands Park, Polesden Lacey, Denbies Hillside and Winkworth Arboretum. Hatchlands Park will also make mobility vehicles available for less-able explorers to enjoy the bluebells from Sunday March 31 to Thursday May 30. Details at www.nationaltrust.org.uk.
Thursday, May 30 and Saturday, June 1. Brightlight Theatre Company presents…Noël Coward’s ‘Blithe Spirit’ from 8pm at the Wavell Community Campus, Farnborough. Tickets are on sale now: full price = £8, concessions = £6. We are also offering a GROUP BOOKING DISCOUNT: book 10 or more tickets and receive £10 off the total booking price! Book tickets online at www.brightlighttheatre.co.uk or by calling the Box Office: 07831936886
Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1. The Fourth Annual Guildford Beer Festival takes place. The GBF is now a well-established fixture in the Guildford Summer calendar. Highlights this year are: Longer opening hours – the two evening sessions finish half an hour later at 10pm. Ticket prices lower than other local beer festivals including those at Farnham and Woking. The headline live music act at the opening session on Friday is MUNGO JERRY. There is live music at all sessions, with a total of eleven acts. The Beer List again focuses on independent and micro-breweries from Surrey and surrounding counties. There will be 70 ales on offer from 20 breweries. Nine of these breweries are new to the GBF. Kevin Hurley, Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey, will be this year’s VIP who will perform the official Opening Ceremony at the first session on Friday evening, 31st May.
Saturday, June 1. Fleet Lions Coronation Concert with the Pelly Concert Orchestra. Celebrating 60 years since the Queen's Coronation & the ascent of Mount Everest. 7.30pm. THE CHURCH ON THE HEATH. ELVETHAM HEATH, FLEET. GU51 1HA. Tickets £15 each. Proceeds to Naomi House Childrens’ Hospice.
Until Sunday, June 2. Now in its 5th year this is the largest temporary sculpture exhibition in Surrey with over 150 exhibits by 50 artists - both local and nationally renowned. Open daily 10am – 5pm. Entrance: Free. Donations to Community Foundation for Surrey encouraged. All sculpture for sale. Children’s Quiz. Teas : 2:30pm – 5pm (weekends and bank holidays only). Group visits & catering: Teas are available at other dates/times by special arrangement. Alternatively we can arrange private evening viewings with drinks and canapé reception. www.birtleyevents.co.uk. Birtley House, Bramley, Surrey, GU5 0LB (just 5 miles south of Guildford on the A281).
Until Sunday, June 2. Birtley House, Bramley is holding its fifth annual exhibition of contemporary sculpture, from 10am to 5pm. It features more than 150 exhibits by 50 artists, both local and nationally renowned. There will also be a children’s quiz. Teas are served from 2.30pm to 5pm at weekends and bank holidays. Entry is free but donations to Community Foundation for Surrey are encouraged. Details at www.birtleyevents.co.uk.
Sunday, June 2. Long Walk of 10 miles starting from the Ibstone Common. Park roadside opposite The Fox. At 10.30 Walking over Christmas common Cowleaze wook and Bowley’s Wood. Details Carol 01483 767301 or John 01344 409342 and runnymederamblers.org.uk
Sunday, June 2. Rise and shine for your local children’s hospice this June. Children’s hospice charity, Shooting Star CHASE, will be hosting its first ever Sunrise Walk in June. This unique 13 mile event which takes place and aims to raise £40,000 to help children and teenagers with life-limiting conditions. The Sunrise Walk takes place at 4.30am. The walkers will begin and finish at the stunning 17th Century stately home Ham House. The route of the walk means walkers will be able to sightsee some of the best that London has to offer such as Richmond Park and Hampton Court Palace with views across the Thames and City of London. The entry fee also includes a t-shirt to mark the event, refreshments along the route, a commemorative medal and a well deserved breakfast. Shooting Star CHASE is currently supporting over 600 local children and teenagers. Its aim is to make every day count for children and teenagers with life-limiting conditions, and their families. Book your place today at www.shootingstarchase.org.uk/sunrisewalk or call 01932 823137.
Sunday, June 2. Bunbery Charity Cricket Match & Family Day at Box Hill School. All profits made from the event goes to charity. This year one of the chosen charities is DMRC Headley Court (Welfare Fund). Staff members and patients at Headley Court work together towards a single aim: to help the servicemen and women re-join their units and get back to work as quickly as possible. With a staff of over 360 service and civilian personnel, it provides a range of rehabilitation services from outpatients through residential courses for those with sports, exercise and industrial injuries up to those with complex life changing trauma injuries. In addition, we will donate 50 % of the charity monies raised to Bunbury English Schools’ Cricket Festival. In the 27 years since Bunbury Cricket Club started, £15.5 million has been raised for different charities and through the Bunbury E.S.C.A. Festival, 60 boys have gone on to play for England, the ultimate honour, and 318 into first-class cricket. This year’s Festival will be held in Durham from 21st to 26th July. There will be lots to entertain the whole family. Here is a taste of what to expect on the day: Bunbury's Celebrity Cricket Match / Refreshing Pimm's tent / Arts & Craft Stalls / Local Food Stalls / Children's area with bouncy slide and hourly shows / Live Entertainment and Band Performances / Afternoon Tea and Cake / Raffle. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on the lead at all times. Please clear up after them and be considerate of others.
Until Monday, June 3. KD Galleries, attached to the Watts Gallery, Compton, near Guildford, are holding an exhibition of recent work by the Borderlands Artists Consortium. Details at www.borderlandsartists.org.
Tuesday, June 4 / 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 firstname.lastname@example.org to book. The latest information on our wine events can be found on the Bel & The Dragon, Godalming Facebook page.
Thursday, June 6 to Sunday, June 9. 'A Midsummer Nights Dream' will be performed by Burnt Out Theatre at Wintershall Estate in Surrey over the summer of 2013, with a view to raising as much funds as possible for the benefit of charities such as the Multiple Sclerosis Trust and The Wintershall Charitable Trust. 6, 7, 8 June 7.30pm. Sat 8 & Sun 9 June 2pm. Schools matinee Thurs 6 2pm. Adults £15. Under 18s £5. Wintershall Estate, Bramley, Surrey GU5 0LR. Tickets at www.burntouttheatre.co.uk.
Friday, June 7. Stephen Disley organ recital: Bonnet, Handel, J.S.Bach and Fiocco. Guildford United Reformed Church 7:30pm. Details at www.gurcms.org.uk/events/25.
Saturday, June 8. Brockham Choral Society presents 'Carmina Burana with dance' at the Dorking Halls at 7.30. Ticket Price Details. Adults: £16.00 and £18.00. Under 25s in full time education: £12.00. From www.brockhamchoral.org or Maria Chadwick c/o Michael Frith, 40 South Street, Dorking 01306 882728.
Saturday, June 8. The A Toast To Baking exhibition takes place at Ripley Museum. 10.00 - 12.30. Every Saturday morning. The exhibition will be on the village green on Saturday, June 8 with a special children's baking event. Next to Ripley Village Hall.
Saturday, June 8. There will be a Nearly New Sale at Ashley C of E School, Walton on Thames at 11 am till 12.30. Lots of top quality baby and children's toys, equipment and clothing for sale. Come and grab yourself a bargain! Doors open at 11 am. If you are a NCT member there is priority queue access at 11am - please remember to bring your membership card. Admission is £1.50, which is a donation for NCT charity. If you would like to sell items or are able to help us at the sale please email: email@example.com or ring 0844 243 6312 (option 2) for information. For more details please visit http://www.nct.org.uk/branches/walton-hersham/events/walton-hersham-nct-nearly-new-sale.
Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9. Ockham Flower Festival. All Saints' Church, Ockham, will once again be full of wonderful flowers. There will also be a Refreshment Tent and Stalls with delicious homemade cakes, plants, etc for sale. Entrance Fee is £2.00 and Car Parking free. Hours of opening are 11.30am - 5.00pm.
Until Saturday, June 8. New Ashgate Gallery, Farnham is holding Different Places, an exhibition of works by Barbara Beaumont. For more details call 01252 713208 or visit www.newashgate.org.uk.
Until Sunday, June 9. The exhibition A Pre-Raphaelite Journey: Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale will run at Watts Gallery in Compton near Guildford. Details and bookings on 01483 10235 or at www.wattsgallery.org.uk.
Until Sunday, June 9. Watts Gallery in Compton near Guildford is holding the exhibition A Pre-Raphaelite Journey: Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale. Details and bookings on 01483 10235 or at www.wattsgallery.org.uk.
Sunday, June 9. Wheels of Steel Family Bike Ride. 9am. Tadworth Court, Tadworth, Surrey, KT20 5RU. On Sunday 9th June cycle one of our scenic routes through some of England's most beautiful countryside in the North Downs of Surrey, whilst raising money for The Children's Trust. A perfect family ride starting and finishing at The Children's Trust. With two shorter routes, a 15 mile route and the option to add a challenging climb to Box Hill for more experienced cyclists. Registration from £10. www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/wos. Contact Details: Lauren Butcher. 01737 364323. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, June 9. 1-5pm. Peaslake Open Gardens. Come and see Peaslake's gardens in early summer bloom. This year we return to the north end of the village where you will find 14 inspiring gardens. This area features expansive gardens with breath taking views and hidden gems tucked away down our country lanes. Live music performance throughout the day as you walk round. Teas, refreshments, a barbecue, stalls and children's activities will be found at Dallington (GU5 9RD) at the north end of Broadfield Road. Parking - Badger's Walk paddock, also off Broadfield Road. All proceeds will go to Peaslake Village School Trust. Admission cost is £5 and children go free - tickets are available from Peaslake Stores or in the car park and gardens on the day. Further information please contact Stephanie Isherwood on 07787 106080 or www.peaslakeschool.com.
Sunday, June 9. Short walk 4.5 miles starting at Gomshall Station. At 10.15 walking round Gomshall, Shere and Albury Heath. Details Carol 01483 767301 or John 01344 409342 and runnymederamblers.org.uk.
Sunday, June 9. Walk for Diabetes takes place at Reigate Priory Park. 10.00am registration. 11.00am walk. For more info: 01372 720148.
Sunday, June 9. 12pm to 4.30pm. Happy Pets Holidays Charity Dog Show and Fun Day. Kingston Road Recreation Ground Leatherhead KT22 7RB. To raise funds for the One Thousand Women campaign for breast cancer in aid of Action Against Cancer. To enter your dog or for details call Jane on 07584 026549 or email : email@example.com. http://www.happypetsholidays.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 firstname.lastname@example.org, go to our facebook page or visit lynevillagehall.com.
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 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.
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. 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 / 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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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. email@example.com.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com.
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.