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Are you looking for an evening out or maybe something different to do at the weekend?

Well look no further. Here you'll find a range of events taking place in Surrey and the surrounding area.

NEW - Summer Fetes and Fayres in Surrey

 

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Until 23 June     Moonscapes - Watts Gallery, Artist's Village, Compton

In the year of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, Moonscapes is the first exhibition to explore nineteenth-century visions of the moon.

Presenting a selection of works by significant artists, the exhibition will focus on the Victorian fascination with the earth's closest cosmic neighbour.

The exhibition - Moonscapes is at the Watts Gallery in Compton.  


11-15 June         The Pajama Game - Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

The Pajama Game is a classic Broadway musical and is being staged at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.

A union strike at Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory generates plenty of steam and heat in this toe-tapping comedic love story, as Babe Williams, the workers’ union rep is wooed by the strong-minded factory superintendent Sid Sorokin.

Based on the novel 7½ Cents written by Richard Bissell

If you want to be whisked back to the 1950's and the height of the golden age of Musical Theatre - The Pajama Game is at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre on 11 - 15 June


14 June     Life After Sherlock - Electric Theatre, Guildford

'Life After Sherlock' is a tale of blackmail, murder, suicide, deceit and treasure all in two acts! Sherlock Holmes has retired to a life of beekeeping. But back in Baker Street his good friend Dr. Watson discovers that the reason for his late wife’s death may not have been as it seemed at the time. Old acquaintance’s Mrs. Hudson and Inspector Lestrade help Watson; however Holmes is never far away!

You can find out what happens at the Electric Theatre in Guildford on 14 June


23 June     Charlie Dore - Electric Theatre, Guildford

Do you remember the singer Charlie Dore? Pilot of the Airwaves? She's still performing and is coming to the Electric Theatre on 23 June for an evening of eclectic, contemporary folk music.

This concert will be the first time Charlie has sung with Guildford Vox for over six years and there will be several fresh songs for the choir to get their teeth into.

Charlie’s co-pilot for tonight is the multi-instrumentalist Julian Littman of Steeleye Span.


27 June     Rhythm of The Dance - Epsom Playhouse

The stunning Irish spectacular that is Rhythm of The Dance, is a fully live show that celebrates Irish culture through music and dance.

Featuring world champion dancers, traditional band and singers, the Rhythm of The Dance is at the Epsom Playhouse on 27 June


29/30 June and 6/7 July   Shakespeare at Polesden Lacey

What could possibly be better than a love story?

Well, how about 5 love stories?

Love’s Labour’s Lost is a joyous comic masterpiece written early in Shakespeare’s career. It's filled with romance, riotous fun, wit and humour.

Ferdinand, the young king of Navarre and his three companions, have sworn an oath to dedicate themselves to study for three years, during which time no woman shall come within a mile of them.

They sign the oath, but almost immediately the Princess of France and her three ladies-in-waiting arrive to discuss her father’s debts to the King. The men fall instantly in love, break the oath and the fun begins.


 Summer Fetes and Fayres

8 June - 10 August       Guildford Summer Festival

Guildford Summer Festival returns to celebrate the town and local area.  Family favourites such as the Town Centre Cycle Races -  Guildford Festival Craft Fair - the Farmers’ Markets - Guildford Lions Raft Race - Drama in the Castle Grounds, Guilfest and Walkfest all return for summer 2019

The festival kicks off on 8 June and runs throughout the summer until 10 August.


15 June      Frensham Fayre and Party in the Park - Farnham

If you're in the Farnham area - the clowns are in town this year with thrills and spills inside and outside the "big top". The Fren-sham Fayre and Party in the Park has circus workshops, pony rides, an assault course plus art, craft and food stalls.

This event is taking place at the Hollowdene Recreation Ground on 15 June.


15 June      St. John's Village Fete and Fun Dog Show - Woking

The St. John's Village Fete and Fun Dog Show is an annual community event held on St. John's Lye and hosted by the 1st St. Johns Scout Group on behalf of the village.

There's live Music, Dance Displays, a BBQ, refreshments including a beer tent.


22 June      Englefield Green Village Fair

There are the usual arena activities, stalls, fairground rides and it starts at 12noon and takes place on Saturday 22 June.


23 June      Ripley Art & Craft Fair

On Sunday 23 June, there's the Ripley Art and Craft Fair. There's a selection of local and handmade candles, textiles, woodwork, silverware, jewellery, paintings, and many other items.


29 June  Farnham Carnival 2019

The Farnham Carnival has been a feature of the town's summer scene for many ears. It's organised by two Farnham "Service" Clubs, The Lions and The Hedgehogs, and the objective remains to provide an event in which the community can participate and enjoy.

The Fayre in Gostrey Meadow starting at 2 pm with stalls, sideshows, a children's area, and a stage with live music.

The carnival procession has around 50 floats will be going around the town between 6 and 7.30pm.  The theme this year is 'Fly Me to the Moon'.


29 June  Thamesfest2019 - Egham

A new event in Egham - the Thames Fest 2019.

Supported by Runnymede Council and supporting Shooting Star Chase Hospice this event on the banks of the River Thames at Runnymede will be a fun filled day for all the family.


30 June  The Brooklands Motorcycle Show - Weybridge

The Brooklands Motorcycle Show celebrates the staggering legacy of motorcycling matched with the best of today's bikes and super-machines.


30 June  Bletchingley Village Fair

In the village of Bletchingley, there's a traditional village fair, with a May Queen, maypole, Punch and Judy, live jazz, arena entertainment, a dog show and parade, food and drink and a grand raffle.


7 July    Gatton Country Fair - Gatton Park, Reigate

This annual event is set in the beautiful grounds of Gatton Park and there are animal displays including birds of prey and working Newfoundland dogs, stalls showcasing country crafts, tractor rides, fairground and fun dog show.


20-21 July      Cheese & Chilli Festival 2019 - Shalford Park, Guildford

The Cheese & Chilli Festival is a family show offering something for everyone. Traders selling cheese and chilli associated products as well as craft and retail stands.  There is plenty to eat and drink with authentic food stalls and dedicated bars available.
Come and enjoy!


2-4 August     Staycation Live 2019 - Phillips Memorial Park, Godalming

Godalming's community music, food and arts festival Staycation Live is back and will be held over the weekend of 2-4 August.


26 August       Peaslake Village Fair

Enjoy a slice of village life and all the fun of the fair at this year's Peaslake Village Fair. Taking place in the picturesque village of Peaslake at the heart of the Surrey Hills on Bank Holiday Monday 26 August, the event is free to attend and runs from 1pm to 4.30pm.