Borough Insight

Christmas events across Epsom and Ewell

Here’s a round-up of some of the festive 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

December 2018

Christmas wrapping workshop
Friday 7 December; 10am
The Focus Youth Centre, Depot Road, Epsom KT17 4RJ
Why not get crafty this Christmas with this fun festive wrapping course? Join tutor Diana on this two-hour class where you will learn how to make your gift stand out under the tree, wrap difficult objects with style and much more.For details call 0300 303 3464 or visit wea.org.uk. Cost £10 (free for those on income related benefits).

St Barnabas Christmas Craft Fair
Saturday 8 December; 10am - 2pm
St Barnabas Church, Temple Road, Epsom KT19 8HA
You are warmly invited to our Christmas Craft Fair with fun and deliciousness for all the family! Enjoy hot drinks and mince pies whilst perusing our exciting stalls selling delicious home made cakes, craft items including Happy Glaze Ceramics, Garsons Farm Christmas tree decorations and low cost Christmas gifts. Children can decorate their own Christmas Tree ornaments, have a go at winning an enormous teddy in the Teddy Tombola and take part in the Great Church Mouse Hunt with a chance to win great prizes.

St Barnabas Church Christmas Tree Festival Cabaret and Dinner
Saturday 8 December; 7.30pm
St Barnabas Church, Temple Road, Epsom KT19 8HA
Enjoy a magical evening in the company of local professional singer Howard Dee whilst savouring a delicious meal in the fairy tale setting of our Christmas Tree Festival. A mixture of romantic and Christmas songs will provide the perfect accompaniment to your meal. Choose from a selection of three delicious dishes carefully prepared by Penelope Evans Catering. Deserts include trifle and cheesecake. On arrival, you will be offered a choice of a free Prosecco or fruit drink. There will be a licensed bar serving prosecco, bucks fizz, wine and beer and a raffle with great prizes including a Christmas hamper, with all proceeds from the evening going to St Barnabas Church Fund for much needed repairs and improvements. After dinner, Howard will up the tempo and for the more energetic among us there will be the opportunity to dance or you can just sit back and enjoy the music. This exciting evening of quality entertainment and great food is only £18 per ticket but there's a limit of 60 places and it is essential to book in advance so go on, treat yourself to a great evening out - Buy your tickets now

Stoneleigh Choral Society - Winter Choral Concert
Saturday 8 December; 7.30pm
St John's Church, Stoneleigh Park Road, Stoneleigh KT19 0QZ
Tickets: Adults £10; Under 18's 5 available on the door on the night or in advance from Jean Admas, contact: 0208 393 5124

1st Cuddington (Warspite) Sea Scout Group - Christmas Extravaganza
Saturday 8 December: Craft Fair 11am - 2pm; Real Christmas trees on sale 9am - 3pm
Fancourt Hall, Cunliffe Road, Stoneleigh KT19 0RJ
Admission: Free - coin donations welcomed. We will be selling Needlefast Nordman Fir Christmas trees - different sizes and prices.

Charity Christmas Tree Sale
Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 December; 9am - 4pm
4th Ewell (Nonsuch) Scout HQ, 1 Bluegates, London Road, Ewell KT17 2SA.
We are selling premium quality fresh Christmas trees in a variety of sizes to fund for 4th Ewell (Nonsuch) Scout Group. Run by volunteers, all proceeds go towards supporting the Group. We deliver within 15 miles, accept cards and you can buy or pre-order online. For more info visit www.xmastrees.org.uk Find us on Facebook and Twitter #nonsuchtrees

Gift & Parade Service
Sunday 9 December; 10.30am
Stoneleigh Methodist Church; Stoneleigh Crescent, Stoneleigh KT19 0RT
Donations of unwrapped gifts (toiletries etc) will go to the Whitechapel Mission in East London for distribution to the homeless. Seasonal refreshments after the service.

Christmas event - Organised by The Friends of Nonsuch
Saturday 15 December; 2.30pm
Friends of Nonsuch Museum Stable SM3 8AP
Free entry. Donations welcome. Annual event with Christmas music, songs by The Nightingale Singers and readings followed by festive fayre. For more info visit www.friendsofnonsuch.co.ukEpsomChoralSociety

Carols by Candlelight
Sunday 16 December; 6.30pm
Stoneleigh Methodist Church; Stoneleigh Crescent, Stoneleigh KT19 0RT
All invited to come along, sing some favourite carols and hear the Christmas readings. Seasonal refreshments after the service.

Epsom Choral Society - Christmas Concert
Saturday 22 December; 7.30pm
St Martin’s Church, Epsom KT17 4PX
Epsom Choral Society’s annual Christmas concert, with Carols old and new. Sing along with traditional favourites. Always a very popular event. Tickets: £15 (£7.50 students or under 18). Box office contact: 01372 727078. Website: www.epsomchoral.org.uk 

Crib Service
Christmas Eve, Monday 24 December; 4pm
Stoneleigh Methodist Church; Stoneleigh Crescent, Stoneleigh KT19 0RT
An interactive re-telling of the Christmas story, especially suitable for families with children as there will be a chance for them to be part of the story. Seasonal refreshments after the service. 

Christmas morning, Tuesday 25 December; 10.30am
Stoneleigh Methodist Church; Stoneleigh Crescent, Stoneleigh KT19 0RT
Family worship - a short and simple celebration of Christmas, and an opportunity to bring your presents to show and tell.

Together at Christmas
Christmas Day, Tuesday 25 December; 12.30pm - 4.15pm
Are you along at Christmas this year? Come and join us for a traditional festive dinner! 'Churches Together in Ewell' is pleased to offer a Christmas dinner plus festive activities to all who would otherwise be on their own at a local church. This offer is open to all Ewell residents. Transport can be arranged. No charge. Call 020 8397 7307 or 020 8393 3011 or email: christmas.dinner@dsl.pipex.com

Dog Treats - The Friends of Nonsuch
Boxing Day, Wednesday 26 December; 8am - 11am
Stable Courtyard
Dogs please bring your owners for hot drinks and mince pies. Donations welcome. For more info visit www.friendsofnonsuch.co.uk

Ewell St Mary's Morris Men - dancing in Ewell Village
Thursday 20 December at The Wheatsheaf, Ewell; 8.30pm singing traditional Christmas songs.
Boxing Day, Wednesday 26 December: 12noon at The Green Man; 12.30pm opposite The Star; 1pm at The Watch House, Church Street; 1.30pm at The Spring Tavern; 2pm at The Wheatsheaf followed by the traditional Midwinter Mummer's Play at the Upper Mill.
Accompanied by the Mayor of Epsom & Ewell. Collections for the Mayor's Charities.

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