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Christmas in Epsom & Ewell

Epsom Christmas lights switch-on santa
Thursday 24 November
Market Place, Epsom, 4pm – 8.30pm
Kick off your Christmas at the Market Place with fun, frolics and Father Christmas before he gets really busy! The ever popular event will feature a plethora of seasonal family entertainment including fairground rides, santa's grotto, soft play party bus, reindeer rodeo and a giant bouncy snow globe. There will be lots of stalls - and of course the countdown to switch the Epsom Christmas Tree lights ON!

St Martin's Church Christmas Fair
Saturday 26 November; 11am-3pm
Church House, Church Street, Epsom KT17 4PX
Featuring: Tombola, raffle, treasure map, games, face painting. Stalls include: cakes and preserves, bric-a-brac, festive gifts, christmas cards, jewellery, hand-made crafts. Refreshments and lunch.

Winter Fayre
Sunday 27 November
Market Place, Epsom

Ewell Yule
Friday 2 December
High Street, Ewell
The community and the local traders welcome Christmas in traditional style at this annual late night shopping extravaganza. The Council is providing free parking for this event from 4pm at Dorset House and Ewell High Street car parks. Please note, Ewell High Street will be closed to traffic for this event from 4pm - 9pm.

Swinging into Christmas
Friday 2 December
Epsom Playhouse
The power and excitement of the swing band in full flight! Featuring multi-instrumentalist and vocalist with the authentic impact of Glenn Miller, Sinatra, Basie, Fitzgerald, Buble and many more. Enjoy all your favourite Christmas songs with the dynamic big band treatment.

Christmas Fair
Saturday 3 December; 10am-4pm
Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell KT17 1UF

Abbamerryxmas
Saturday 3 December
Epsom Playhouse
Dancing Queens and Super Troupers - join the platform pounding, flares-flappin' jive-talkin' disco-dazzling' boob-tube-bustin' Abba Merry Christmas Party... experience the UK's No1 concert show's "fabba-ulous" festive party spectacular!

Winchester Christmas Market Coach Trip
Saturday 3 December; departure time 8.30am
Christchurch car park, Epsom KT19 8NE
Departing Winchester 5.30pm. Cost £30. Raising funds in support of Citizens Advice Epsom & Ewell. For tickets and payment detail email: xmasmarket@caee.org.uk Visit www.epsomewellcab.org.uk/xmasmarket

Charity Christmas Tree Sale
Saturdays 3 & 10 and Sundays 4 & 11 December; 9am - 4pm
4th Ewell Scout HQ, 1 Bluegates, London Road, Ewell KT17 2SA and online
We deliver within 15 miles, accep cards and you can buy or pre-order online. Visit www.xmastrees.org.uk, Facebook: www.facebook.com/nonsuchtrees, Twitter: @nonsuchtrees

2nd Cuddington (Rowe) Scout Group Supporters Committee - Christmas Fair
Sunday 4 December; 12.30-3pm
Rowe Hall, Salisbury Road, Worcester Park (next to Cuddington School)
Admission by donation. Come and visit Father Christmas. Try your luck on the Bottle Tombola. Tel: 020 8330 0365, email: Scouts2ndCudd@aol.com, website: www.2ndCuddingtonScouts.org.uk

Christmas Concerts
Sunday 4 December
Epsom Playhouse
Epsom Symphony Orchestra present a cornucopia of musical yuletide goodies including Cinderella and carols with the audience.

Christmas Tree Festival
8-11 December
St Barnabas Church, Temple Road, Epsom KT19 8HA
Thursday 8, 12noon-8.30pm (1pm official opening by Deputy Mayor of Epsom & Ewell, Cllr Liz Frost); Friday 9, 10am-8.30pm; Saturday 10, 10am-5pm; Sunday 11 at 4pm - St Lucia Christingle Children's Service (in aid of the Children's Society).

Lights on Broadway
Friday 9 December
Stoneleigh Broadway
Events and enjoyment for all the family, including the opportunity to indulge in some late-night shopping.

Santa Claus and the Christmas Adventure
Friday 9 December to Christmas Eve
Epsom Playhouse
The adventure takes place at Santa's HQ in the North Pole. The Reindeer’s Sat Nav is programmed, the toys are piled high on the sleigh and Santa is ready to go when suddenly chaos strikes! Rudolph is missing and the Elves are up to no good. Will Santa ever deliver the presents?! He needs some help from all the good boys and girls in the audience to help Santa save the day.

The Great Big Christmas Fundraiser for Winston's Wish
Friday 09 December; 7pm
Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell KT17 1UF
Tickets £10. Come alogn for a great evening of family entertainment provided by performers from The Ultimate Voice, The Heart & Soul Choir, Wallace Fields Infant School, Dandelion Theatre Arts, The Brit School and help us blast through our fundraising target for our chosen charity, Winston's Wish (www.winstonswish.org.uk) during 2016. Book your tickets today at www.theultimatevoice.org

Bourne Hall Museum Kids Club - Christmas during the seventeenth century
Saturday 10 December; 1pm - 2.30pm
Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell KT17 1UF
Find out more about the customs and traditions of Christmas during the seventeenth century in England.

1st Cuddington (Warspite) Sea Scout Group Christmas Craft Fair & Tree Sales
Saturday 10 December; Craft Fair 11am-2pm; Tree Sale: 9am-3pm
Fancourt Hall, Cunliffe Road, Stoneleigh KT19 0RJ
Free admission. Fantastic craft stalls, handmade Christmas presents, needlefast Nordman fir trees, delicious home made cakes, brilliant raffle. All proceeds to support Scouting, helping create a more positive future for young people. Contact Claire for more info, telephone: 0208 397 3123, email: clairehunt03@warspite.org

Peace on Earth
Saturday 10 December
St Martin’s Church, Epsom
Epsom Chamber Choir present two programmes including Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols – see www.epsomchamberchoir.org.uk

Christmas Concert - Stoneleigh Choral Society
Saturday 10 December; 7.30pm
St John's Church, Stoneleigh Park Road, Stoneleigh KT19 0QZ
With carols for choir and audience, mulled wine, mince pies. Tickets: Adults £10 under 18s £5 available on the door on the night or in advance from Jackie Rickard 020 8303 4666.

The Friends of Nonsuch (FON) event
Saturday 10 December; 2.30pm
Service Wing Museum
No charge but donations would be appreciated. Join FON and the Nightingale Singers for an afternoon of Christmas songs, carols and words in The Stable. Recover with "mingley" pies and sesonal fare. Visit www.friendsofnonsuch.co.uk

Gift Market
Tuesday 13 December to Saturday 17 December
Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell KT17 1UF
The popular five day gift market has become a regular fixture for those wanting to get a gift that’s a little bit different 

Christmas Memorial Service
Friday 16 December
Epsom Cemetery Chapel
A service for those who like to remember lost loved ones as Christmas approaches. The service is not a traditional religious service though there will be some familiar Christmas music.

Aladdin
Friday 16 December to 8 January 
Epsom Playhouse
A work of genie-us; this year's spectacular family pantomime is Aladdin, delivering madcap exuberance, mystical titillation and magical mayhem! The Epsom Playhouse pantomime has become a festive tradition for many and this year’s extravaganza, with stunning scenery, outrageous costumes and a fabulous cast is going to be a sensation – oh, yes it is!

Charity Christmas Concert featuring Barisons Singers
Friday 16 December; 7.30pm
St Barnabas Church, Temple Road, Epsom KT19 8HA
£5 entry in aid of The Sunnybank Trust.

International Peace Light Celebration
Sunday 18 December
The Ashley Centre, 2pm-2.30pm
Lit from the flame at the Nativity Grotto in Bethlehem, the Peace Light travels throughout Europe and the America’s. It is distributed by Scouts and Guides with a message of Peace to their countries for use at ecumenical services.

Epsom Scouts will escort the Pease Light into the Ashley Centre, where it will be welcomed by our Mayor, George Crawford, and by renowned snooker star Jimmy White MBE. Everyone is invited to share in a short ceremony and to enjoy the hand bells and to sing carols. The light will be taken on to various events in Epsom.

Waldegrave explore - The Snow Queen a musical interactive children's workshop
Wednesday 21 December; 3pm
Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell KT17 1UF
Workshop suitable for children aged 3-9 years old. Join our enchanting adventure across land & sea and help us avoid the evil clutches of the Snow Queen. An introductory workshop to the woodwind family. There will be prizes for the best festive constumes so come along dressed to impress! Tickets available online at www.waldegrave-ensemble.com £8 per child (price includes activity pack) Accompanying adults and children under 3 years old enter for free. Please note each child or group of children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Christmas Concert
Wednesday 21 December; 6.30pm
Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell KT17 1UF
Join our wind quintet for an evening of seasonal music and carols for all the family to draw in the festive season. Mince pie and drink included in the ticket price. Book tickets online today at www.waldegrave-ensemble.com £12 adults, £10 concessions, £5 children.

Ewell St Mary's Morris Men
Thursday 22 December; 8.30pm
The Wheatsheaf, Ewell
Singing traditional Christmas songs in aid of the Mayor's charity, MacMillan Cancer Support.

Christmas parking

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