Borough Insight

Upcoming events

A selection from the wide range of events happening over the next few weeks across the Borough:

Surrey Wheels for All fundraising cycling afternoon
Sunday 25 May; 2-4pm
The Harrier Centre, King George's Recreational Ground, Poole Road, West Ewell, KT19 9RY
Join in for a fun cycling afternoon to raise funds for the Sunny Bank Trust, children and adults welcome. Last year the fundraising cycling afternoon for Sunny Bank Trust completed 400 laps around the track, this year we hope to smash 500 laps! The Wheels for All initiative is a nationally recognised programme that embraces all children and adults with disabilities and differing needs, to engage in a quality cycling activitiy. By using specially adapted cycles, the activities are both physically and mentally stimulating and above all fun for everyone involved. For more information contact Matthew Wing on 07790757216, email matthew.wing@cycling.org.uk or visit www.cycling.org.uk/wfa/sessions

RSPB Epsom and Ewell Local Group Outings
Thursley Common
Tuesday 27 May; 7pm
Reserve (see website for full details)
Come with us for an evening stroll over surrey heath land in search of specialised species including woodlark, nightjar and dartford warbler. For more information contact Graham on 07717697859, email gcolel@csc.com or visit http://www.rspb.org.uk/groups/epsom

Cooking Class for Men
Friday 30 May; 10.30am - 1pm
Wellbeing Centre and Longmead Centre, Sefton Road, Epsom, Surrey, KT19 9HG
Calling all men over the age of 50 who would like to cook but don't know what or how to cook. Join our class and learn a new skill, prepare something tasty to eat and enjoy eating what you have cooked with the other guys in the class. For more information on the range of activities organised by the Wellbeing Centre visit www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk or call 01372 727583. These sessions are FREE to attend and booking is advised.

Royal British Legion 10th Annual Poppy Quiz
Friday 6 June; 7.30pm
All Saints Hall, Fulford Road, Ewell KT19 9QZ
Ten great years! Come and make this one the best ever! All proceeds to Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal and the Mayor's Charities. Teams of maximum 6, £12 per person to include Fish and Chip supper (bring your own drinks). For more information email barb.warwick@tiscali.co.uk or contact mobile no. 07941 642025.

Summer Surrey Artists' Open Studios
Saturday 7 - Sunday 22 June
136 studios in Surrey and our borders open their doors to the public. This unique event offers an exciting opportunity to meet artists and makers in Surrey, to hear about and see first-hand their practice, and to admire their work. To find out more visit www.surreyopenstudios.org.uk

Dementia Friends Information Sessions
Saturday 7 June; 11.30am and 2.30pm
St Barnabas Church
Love Me Love My Mind is hosting two identical one hour Dementia Friends Information Sessions. Dementia Friends gives people an understanding of dementia and the small things which you can do to make a difference. To book a place for either one of the sessions, contact the Love Me Love My Mind office on 01372 721518 or the Dementia Friends website www.dementiafriends.org.uk

Stoneleigh World Cup Fun Day
Sunday 8 June
Stoneleigh Broadway
Action packed fun day taking place in the run up to the Football World Cup.

Craft Fair
Saturday 14 June; 10am - 12noon
St John's Church Hall, Stoneleigh
Craft fair will also include cake and plant stalls, face painting and lots more. Adults £1, Children Free. Tables cost £10 to book a table contact Gill Marshall 020 8393 5768 or email ticketsatstjohns@hotmail.com

2nd Cuddington (Rowe) Scout Group Summer Fare
Sunday 15 June; 12 noon - 3pm
Rowe Hall, Salisbury Road (next to Cuddington School)
Admission by donation

Epsom & Ewell Silver Band Summer Concert
Saturday 21 June, 7.30pm
The Kings Church, Longmead Road
Music for a Summer evening. Tickets £8 / £6 concessions. Box Office 07908 855393. Website www.eesb.org.uk

Around the world in 80 minutes
Saturday 21 June; 7pm
Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell, KT17 1UF
Sunday 22 June; 2pm
St Mark's Church, Surbiton, KT6 4LS
Be transported around the world with music for winds and piano. Tickets available on the door, online or call the Box Office on 0333 666 3366. Tickets £9 full price, £7 concessions, £5 child. For more information visit www.waldegrave-ensemble.com

Flag raising for Armed Forces Day
Monday 23 June; 12noon
The Market Place, Epsom
A short ceremony as the flag is raised to fly for the week proceeding Armed Forces Day on Saturday 28.

Thai Food & Crafts Festival 2014
Sunday 29 June; 10am – 6pm
Hook Road Arena, West Ewell KT19 8QW
Experience and enjoy a range of entertainment on offer at this year’s Thai Food & Crafts Festival – world class Thai dancing performances and Thai Boxing competitions/demonstrations, authentic Thai food, traditional Thai massage and music and lots more. Tickets: Adult £4, Free for children under 12 years, OAP £2. For more information visit www.hookroadarena-thaifestival.co.uk

The Nonsuch Palace Gallery & Museum (Summer Opening Times)
Nonsuch Park, Nonsuch Mansion Service Wing, SM3 8AL (Car entry via cheam Gate)
The Nonsuch Palace Gallery containing the large Model of Nonsuch Palace will be open April-September, 2-5pm every Sunday.
Combined openings of the Model and Museum on all second and fourth Sundays from April 13.
Admission for The Gallery and Combined Admission: Adults £2.50, Concessions £2, free for children under 16 and members.
Free entrance on all Bank Holiday Mondays - April 21, May 5 and 26, August 25. Organished by The Friends of Nonsuch.

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