Borough Insight

Events across Epsom & Ewell

Here’s a round-up of some of the events across the Borough that we know about (some of these are organised by other groups and the Council is not responsible for the activity).

To find out what is happening in Epsom and Ewell across the year, visit the What's on section on our website

Epsom Talks!
First Wednesday of the month, until May 2018; 7.45pm
Epsom Playhouse, KT18 5AL
A series of talks presented by Epsom and Ewell Literary Society - informative, inspiring, illuminating. New members and guests always welcome. For further information please contact Elizabeth Mackie, Membership Secretary, tel: 01737 355300; email: info@epsomlit.org.uk; website: www.epsomlit.org.uk.

Charity Car Boot Sale supported by AutoTest, Ewell in aid of Epsom Medical Equipment Fund
Sundays 22 April, 6 and 27 May; 7.30am - 12.30pm
Cars £10, Small vans, MPV and 4WD £12, larger vans from £15, Trailers £3 each. Refreshments available. Toilets on site; main bus route - buses stop outside.  All entrance monies and vehicle fees will go towards the purchase of medical equipment for Epsom General Hospital which will benefit the local community. All profits from individual sales are for sellers to keep. No booking necessary. Hard standing so not cancelled due to rain. Do come along and support us either as a buyer or seller and who knows you might find that certain item you were looking for. Tell your friends! Help us help you! For more information visit www.emef.org.uk

April 2018

A Family History Open Day - People & Transport in the Nineteenth CenturyAgeConcern_RaceFlyer
Saturday 21 April; 10am - 3.30pm
Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell KT17 1UF
Free event all day event. For more information see www.eastsurreyfhs.org.uk for details.

MaryFrancesTrustMary Frances Trust event - Join us and get your free book!
Tuesday 24 April; 6pm - 7pm
Safe Haven, The Larches, 44 Waterloo Road, Epsom KT9 8EX
Do come along and pick up your free book and talk to us about the Safe Haven and our Community Connections Service.
About the book: The Recovery Letters by James Withey and Olivia Sagan (eds.) is an anthology of inspirational, heartfelt letters written by people recovering from depression addressed to those who are currently affected by it. For more info contact Mary Frances Trust on 01372 375400, text 07929 024722 or email: info@maryfrancestrust.org.uk

A night at the races - Come and have a flutter at the Age Concern Epsom Ewell Derby, and see if you can pick a winner?
Friday 27 April; bar opens at 7pm and the first race is a 7.45pm
St Barnabas Church, Temple Road, Epsom KT9 8HA
Cost: £10 per person includes delicious antipasti to share on your table. Book today! Call 01372 732456, email: bev.worsley@ageconcernepsom.org.uk or visit www.jumblebee.co.uk/anightattheraces

3Men and a Lady Charity Concert
Saturday 28 April; 7.30pm - 9.30pm
St Joseph's Church Hall, St Margaret's Drive, Epsom KT18 7LB
Free admission. An evening of popular music by local charity band 3Men and a Lady in aid of 'Faith in Action', a charity supported by St Joseph's Church.EwellCourtDuckRace

Duck Race
Saturday 28 April; 12noon onwards
The race starts at the Stepping Stones and finishes near the children's play area. Stalls & food from 12noon, duck sales & registration by 1pm, race starts at 2pm. Buy your duck, decorate it if you wish and see it race along the Hogsmill. Duck and entry forms available from: Ewell Court Post Office (179 Kingston Road), Vale Road Post Office (Stoneleigh), Smiths Newsagents (12 Ruxley Lane). Cost £2 each (corporate/family ducks are £10). Ducks must be registered by 1pm latest on the day of the race (tents near Stepping Stones starting line). Prizes awarded to the first six winners and three best dressed ducks! Food and ice creams available. For more details call the Duckline on 07914 670 182. In aid of Epsom Hospital Children's Casey ward.

The Epsom Model Railway Show 2018
Saturday 28 to Sunday 29 April; 10am - 5.30pm (Saturday) 5pm (Sunday)CharityWalkforPeace
NESCOT, Reigate Road, Ewell KT17 3DS
Cost: adults £7; children under 16, free. An extensive model railway exhibition featuring a new and exciting selection of some of the country's finest working layouts (large & small) in a variety of different scales showing steam, diesel and electric trains in action. Including 'Hornby Junction' where children of all ages can drive the trains. Miniature railway providing steam train rides in the car park. Trade stands, modelling demonstrations, refreshments. Ample free parking on site, with level access (no steps) to the exhibition halls. Alternately a 10 minute walk (direct footpath) from Ewell East Station. An event offering something for all the family and enthusiast alike.

Charity Walk for Peace
Sunday 29 April
Windsor Great Park
Family event, all welcome. Free entry, registration required. Wonderful, scenic route. Charity stalls. Activities, exhibitions, free breakfast and lunch. 100% of donations go to charity. To register visit www.charitywalkforpeace.org/registration Website: www.charitywalkforpeace.org phone: 020 8874 6630.

Charity Golf Day
Monday 30 April
Epsom Downs Golf Club
Tea/coffee with bacon roll from 9am, tee-off 10am. Teams of 4 £50 per head. Late light lunch and prizes. A great way to support your local community. For more information and to book email Doug Clasby: dougclasby@gmail.com In aid of the Mayor's charities - The Sunnybank Trust, Citizens Advice Epsom & Ewell and Lower Mole Countryside Trust. For more information visit www.mayorscharitiesepsom.org.uk

EwellHorticulturalAssocMay 2018

The Armed Man / Arutiunian Trumpet Concerto
Thursday 3 May; 7.30pm
St Mary's Church, London Road, Ewell
The Ewell Castle School presents a concert to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War. Ticket price: £5.00 - £10.00. Box Office: 020 8393 1413 or visit https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/463277

Colour in the garden all year round - a talk by Clair Brown
Tuesday 8 May; 8pm - 10pm
Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell KT17 1UF
A talk by Claire Brown, owner of a cut flower farm in Surrey. Members £3; visitors £4 includes refreshments and a raffle. For more information visit www.ewellhortassn.co.uk

1918: The Year of Victory
Thursday 10 May; 2pm - 4pm
The Rosebery Room, The Ebbisham Centre, Epsom Square KT19 8AGTheYearofVictory
This two hour, free taster history course will explain some of the fascinating, less well known facts about the Great War: including how military setbacks led to German mutiny and revolution on the homefront. To book your free place, visit: www.wea.org.uk or call 0300 303 3464 quoting: C3742629.

St Mary's Ewell Spring Market
Saturday 12 May; 10am - 12noon
Church Hall (London Road)
Please bring donations from 8.30am. Alternatively items for sale can be brought to the Church Hall on Friday 11 May between 6.30pm-8pm. Plants. books, bric-a-brac, cakes, raffle and refreshments.

Guide and Brownie Jumble Sale
Saturday 12 May; 1.30pm - 3pm
Epsom Methodist Church, Ashley Road, Epsom
Admission 50p. Refreshments available. In aid of Epsom Methodist Brownies, Guides and Rainbows.

St Martin's Pre-school Spring Fair
Saturday 12 May; 2pm - 4pm
Worple Road, Epsom KT18 7AA
Raffle, games and prizes! Entry cost: adults £1.50, kids free.

Epsom and Ewell U3A (The University of the Third Age) - Open House
Monday 14 May; 10am - 12noon
Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell
Reitred or nearing it? Then welcome to our Open House. Learn about our monthly talks, special interest groups, theatre trips, outings and holidays and more! Visit https://u3asites.org.uk/epsom-ewell or email: u3aepsom@gmail.com 

LeMansDinnerThe Legends of Le Mans Dinner 2018
Thursday 17 May; 7pm - midnight
The Royal Automobile Club, Woodcote Park, Wilmerhatch Lane, Epsom KT18 7EW
The Legends of Le Mans Dinner is a unique event that celebrates the world’s oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, 24 Hours of Le Mans. Join Charity Patrons, Derek Bell, David Brabham, Ross Brawn, Martin Brundle, Nick Fry and David Richards along with Harry Tincknell, Andy Priaulx, Marion Franchitti and many other notable racing drivers and VIP guests. Enjoy a champagne reception around a showcase of iconic Le Mans cars. Motorsport commentator Jonathan Legard will host joined by fellow broadcaster Simon Taylor who will interview the drivers throughout dinner, sharing their inspirational, witty and often surprising anecdotes with guests. Includes Champagne Reception and 3 course dinner accompanied by wine. Dress Code: Black Tie. Cost: Individual at £185, Table of 10 at £1,800, Driver Hosted Table of 12 (including driver and guest) at £2,500. For more information contact Emma Bowles, phone: 01666 505055, email: info@hopefortomorrow.org.uk

Vintage & Vinyl Fair
Saturday 19 May; 11am - 4pm
The Stables at the Albion pub Epsom
Set in the charming stables at the rear of the Albion, the inner courtyard and the back section of the pub these fairs will offer a lovely mix of crafts along with vintage and vinyl traders. For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/vintage-and-vinyl-fair-epsom-tickets-44957313535; Facebook page: www.facebook.com/vintageandvinylepsom/

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