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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.


The broadcast Events Diary is broadcast hourly from 9.45 to 1.45 with Josh Robins. 

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3 - 12 April   Children's Arts and Crafts activities - Chertsey Museum

Over the Easter holidays, there are fun craft activities for children. These include sewing a felt fish, making a pop-up chick, creating a hand puppet and decorating a drawstring bag.

For a booking form, please contact Chertsey Museum on 01932 565764

4 - 15 April   Much Ado About Puffin - Polka Theatre, Wimbledon

Join us as we traverse stormy seas and reckless tides to bring you this funny tale about a man all alone, a friendly puffin, and a whole lot of fuss over nothing. 

Using puppetry, beautiful music, and good old fashioned storytelling, this delightful show is about old habits, new friendships, and stepping out into the unknown!

It's ideal for children aged 4 upwards.

7 April  Jess Robinson - Harlequin Theatre, Redhill

Join multi award-winner and Britainís Got Talent 2017 semi-finalist Jess Robinson for an evening of spot-on celebrity impressions, musical comedy and stunning vocal gymnastics.

Like a wonderfully malfunctioning jukebox, Jess and her incredible vocals will take you on a dizzying journey through hilarious musical mash-ups, serving a feast of styles and genres from Billie Holiday and Judy Garland to Amy Winehouse and Beyonce.

7 April   So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs..?! - Dorking Halls

The hit stage show starring dinosaur aficionado Dr. Ben Garrod comes to Dorking Halls on Saturday 7 April.

Get ready to go on an exciting pre-historic adventure as Ben talks you through the deadliest predators that ever roamed the planet. 

It's an interactive, educational and highly entertaining show using film footage from the BBC's 'Planet Dinosaurí. 

The show is aimed primarily at key stage 1 and 2 (ages 5-12) but suitable for all ages. 

10 April   Watermill Jazz - Dorking

If you want some jazz - every Tuesday evening you can see a range of top UK and international artists perform live at Watermill Jazz. 

On Tuesday, 10th April, the Laurence Hobgood Trio. With music from the trioís recent CD "Honor Thy Fathers" this is a musical tribute not only to Laurence Hobgoodís own father, but to all of the musicians who have inspired him.

It takes place at Betchworth Park Golf Club, near Dorking

11 April   Grumpy Old Women To The Rescue - Hawth Theatre, Crawley

Fed up with flogging their guts out and always having to be in charge, the Grumpy Old Women have put their knobbly old feet up in glorious retirement.  But with the world in a bigger mess than ever before, is there anything that can tempt them off their backsides to unleash their superpowers and once more come to the rescue ?! The show stars Jenny Eclair, Dillie Keane & Lizzie Roper and is at the Hawth Theatre on Wednesday 11 April.

11 - 14 April   All My Sons - Electric Theatre, Guildford

Arthur Miller's play "All My Sons" is about the Kellers, apparently an ideal family. However the play lays bare their hopes, secrets and self-delusions  Ė and exposes the reality of lives and relationships built on deceit, lies and shame. Set in suburban America during the immediate post World War 2 period, All My Sons is an absorbing story of personal grief and collective accountability, brutally highlighting the failures of the American Dream. 

The play is being performed by the Guildburys Theatre Company at Guildford's Electric Theatre from 11 to 14 April.

11 - 14 April   Cabaret Cafe - Electric Theatre, Guildford

On Tuesday the 17 April at Guildford's Electric Theatre - an evening of eclectic, contemporary folk as Charlie Dore, one of the UKís most respected songwriters teams up with multi-instrumentalist Julian Littman of the folk - rock band Steeleye Span.

11 - 14 April   Taken At Midnight - Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

In Berlin, in 1931, a brilliant young lawyer, Hans Litten, called Hitler as a witness in the trial of a gang of SA men.

Two years later, on the night of the Reichstag fire, Hitler has Litten arrested as an enemy of human society. As Litten disappears into the Nazi system, his mother, Irmgard, often at enormous personal risk, fights for the release of her son.

This riveting drama explores her struggle, her sonís resistance and the heroic battle of the weak against the powerful, truth against lies and mothers against murderers.

12 - 14 April    Leith Hill Music Festival - Dorking Halls

The Leith Hill Musical Festival is a competitive choral festival for amateur choirs in the Surrey area. This year at the Dorking Halls there are three concerts taking place from Thursday to Saturday 12 to 14 April.

On the opening night - the choirs from Bookham - Dorking - Holmbury St. Mary and Mickleham will be performing. The main work being performed is Elgar's Ė The Kingdom 

On Friday the 13th - the second evening, it's choirs from Buckland and Betchworth - Beare Green and Newdigate -  Horsley and Leatherhead

The final evening sees choirs from Capel - Epsom - Oxshott and Shalford. The main work they will be performing is Vaughan Williams Ė Five Mystical Songs.

All three concerts are taking place at the Dorking Halls.

13 April   Blues Night - Hawth Theatre

Red hot blues and soul are on offer from Geoff Achison & the Souldiggers.
A jaw dropping, crowd pleasing virtuoso invoking the spirit of guitar greats such as Eric Clapton, Gary Moore and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Geoff Achison and his band present a show rich in blues history.

14 April   Epsom Tennis Club Open Day

On Saturday the 14 April, the Epsom Tennis Club will be open all day to anyone who would like to come along and try some tennis. There will also be tennis coaches on hand.

14 April  The Wizard of Oz - Harlequin Theatre, Redhill

If you fancy an Easter pantomine - the Wizard of Oz is being staged at Harlequin Theatre in Redhill.

Come and meet Dorothy as she goes on a magical adventure to the Land Of Oz. Follow Dorothy as she tries to find her way home. Along the way she makes new friends with the Scarecrow who longs for a brain, the Tin Man who really wants a heart and the very cowardly Lion who is desperate to be brave and have some courage. Itís not going to be easy for Dorothy to find her way home with the Wicked Witch of the West keeping a close eye on her! Will the Great and Powerful Oz be able to help?

It's all taking place on Saturday 14 April.

16 - 21 April   The Kite Runner - Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Afghanistan is a divided country on the verge of war and two childhood friends are about to be torn apart. Itís a beautiful afternoon in Kabul and the skies are full of the excitement and joy of a kite flying tournament. But neither Hassan nor Amir can foresee the terrible incident which will shatter their lives forever.

Based on Khaled Hosseiniís international bestselling novel, this haunting tale of friendship which spans cultures and continents, follows one manís journey to confront his past and find redemption.

It's at Guildfordís Yvonne Arnaud Theatre from Monday to Saturday 16 - 21 April.

17 April   Watermill Jazz - Dorking

If you want some jazz - every Tuesday evening you can see a range of top UK and international artists perform live at Watermill Jazz. 

On Tuesday, 17th April, Itís Clazzical - Julian Marc Stringle with The Dream Band & Solid Strings. This show features classical arrangements of jazz compositions and jazz arrangements of melodic classical works

It takes place at Betchworth Park Golf Club, near Dorking.

17 - 21   Calamity Jane - Epsom Playhouse

The multi award-winning Epsom Light Opera Company take you back to the black hills of Dakota for the ultimate tale of female empowerment and friendship set against the backdrop of the Wild West. Calamity James - the classic 1950's musical features themes of unrequited love, jealousy, companionship, sacrifice and ultimately falling in love.

Calamity Jane is being performed at the Epsom Playhouse from the 17 to 21 April.

18 April   World Tree Story - Haslemere Educational Museum

On Wednesday 18 April, Julian Hight the author, designer, photographer, musician and member of the Woodland Trust will present a talk on the history and legends of the world's ancient trees. National Trust members free, non-members £3.

18 - 21 April   Out Of Order - Ashtead

The Ashtead Players present Ray Cooney's hilarious farce "Out of Order. This farcical play about a Government junior minister and a night in a Westminster Hotel where things go disastrously and hilariously wrong - beginning with the discovery of a body trapped in the hotel's unreliable sash window.

It's taking place from the 18 to 21 April at the Peace Memorial Hall in Ashtead.

18 - 21 April   The Mystery of Dumsey Meadow - Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Deep in the heart of the 1930ís English countryside, the children of St Winifredís and St Albertís schools find themselves caught up in a curious mystery when they go on a camping trip to the beautiful and peaceful Dumsey Meadow.

With sleuth-like commitment -  the children attempt to find answers to some puzzling questions: Why do the cows and sheep appear to be laughing? Why is the Farmer always singing? Why did the Dumsey apple harvest fail for the first time in 300 years and who is the scary old woman with the horrible cackle?

This play is being staged at Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre from 18 to 21 April

19 April   Comedy with Suzi Ruffell - Hawth Theatre, Crawley

Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival, Suzi Ruffell brings her critically acclaimed show to Crawley. Ruffell  was nominated the Best Breakthrough Act at The Chortle Awards 2017.

You can see her at the Hawth Theatre on Thursday 19 April.

20 - 21 April   Rhythm of the Night, Camberley Theatre

You can enjoy an audience with two of the stars from Strictly - Ian Waite and Oti Mabuse,

Rhythm of the Night promises dance fans an extravaganza of high intensity Latin and Ballroom favourites in one thrilling evening. It's taking place on Friday and Saturday 20 and 21 April at the Camberley Theatre.

21 April   Close Up Magic - Epsom Playhouse

Prepare to be amazed! A Playhouse regular, Close Up Magic is one of the most impressive forms of the art and this unique format showcases some of the best and most skillful exponents.

Audiences get to experience the magic in an informal, close up setting, often taking part themselves and witnessing the impossible from only inches away.

The magic takes place on Saturday 21 April at Epsom Playhouse.

25 April   Horrible Histories - Hawth Theatre, Crawley

We all want to meet people from history. The trouble is everyone is dead!

So itís time to prepare yourselves for a special production of Horrible Histories featuring MORE of your favourite characters from our barmy past. Find out why the Romans were revolting! Could you survive the vicious Vikings? Can evil Elizabeth entertain England? Would you party with the Puritans? Clap along with crazy King Charles! Vomit with the vile Victorians and prepare to do battle in the frightful First World War!

Itís history with the nasty bits left in!

And it's all taking place on Wednesday 25 April at the Hawth Theatre in Crawley.

27 - 28 April   Crimes Under The Sun - Hawth Theatre, Crawley

A secluded island hotel just off the English coast becomes a crime scene, as a scandal-inducing femme-fatale is felled. All the guests on the island are suspects, but are they alone and is this the first crime this idyllic island has witnessed?

Inspired by Agatha Christie and Hitchcock, you are invited on a hilarious but murderous trip to a classic English Riviera retreat. This new comedy thriller is performed by the award-winning theatre company New Old Friends and is being staged at the Hawth Theatre on Friday and Saturday 27 and 28 April.

Ongoing Events

24 March - 15 April  Easter at Wisley RHS Garden

With Easter just around the corner, the RHS Gardens at Wisley is the perfect place for a day out.

The garden is bursting into bloom and there's a range of fun family activities. You can make a crown sun catcher, sow seeds to take home, or watch fabulous bird of prey demonstrations. And don't miss the return of the delicious Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt! Activities run each day and some are free.

These special events take place until Sunday 15 April.

23 March - 13 May   Miachael Rosen's Chocolate Cake - Polka Theatre, Wimbledon

Do you like chocolate? Then you might like this children's performance which follows the adventures of two brothers and the night-time disappearance of a chocolate cake!

This new musical adaptation of Michael Rosenís beloved poem Chocolate Cake is being performed at Wimbledon's Polka Theatre until the 13 May.