Borough Insight

Events across Epsom and 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

A Tale of Two Racing Towns
July 2019, Ebbisham Centre; 26 August, Epsom Downs Racecourse; 9 - 30 September, Chantilly Racecourse

Charity Car Boot Sale supported by AutoTest, Ewell in aid of Epsom Medical Equipment Fund
Sundays 25 August; 15 & 29 September; 8am - 12.30pm
Epsom General Hospital KT18 7EG
Cars £10, Small vans, MPV and 4WD £12, larger vans from £15, Trailers £3 extra. Refreshments available. Toilets on site; main bus route - buses stop outside. All entrance donation 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 or call 020 8337 8181.Trifest2019

August 2019

Epsom Open Day
Monday 26 August; 9am
Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom, KT18 5LQ
This year’s Epsom Open Day will see the training yards within this historic training centre throw their gates open to the public on Bank Holiday Monday followed by an afternoon of family friendly racing at the glorious Epsom Downs Racecourse. Cost: Adults Open morning ticket - £10, Combined ticket with afternoon racing - £20, Under 18s go free!

Up Up and Away summer holiday club
Tuesday 27 – Friday 30 August; 10am – 12.30pm
Epsom Methodist Church, Ashley Road, Epsom, KT18 5AQ
Up Up and Away with EMC Airways! Fly with us on an adventure of fun, Bible stories, fantastic craft, crazy science and challenges! Cost: £20 per child.

Trifest
Saturday 31 August; 12noon - 4pm
Auriol Park, Worcester Park
A community event, food, ice cream van, refreshments, beer tent and stalls. Sweet van, fairground rides and face-painting, raffle prize draw. Attendance of a live music performance by the Spice Girls tribute act. For more info see: https://en-gb.facebook.com/events/183205855911810/

Glow in the Park - Princess Alice Hospice
Saturday 31 August; 7pm
Kempton Park Racecourse
Dance, walk, jog or run! 5k of fun with friends and family. For details visit www.pah.org.uk/glow or call 01372 461808. Registration fee: £23 for adults (15 and over); £18 for children (6 - 14). Suggested minimum sponsorship: £75.

September 2019

Epsom Food & Drink FestivalEpsomFoodDrinkFestival
Sunday 8 September; 10.30am - 5pm
Rosebery Park, Ashley Road, Epsom
Free entry! Food & Drink Vendors, Live Music, family friendly activies. For more info see: https://www.facebook.com/EpsomFoodDrink/

Ewell Horticultural Association – Tales from the potting shed with Jean Griffin
Tuesday 10 September; 8pm
Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell, KT17 1UF
Jean Griffin will include tips, troubleshooting (bringing plant specimens for diagnosis), humorous anecdotes and tales of gardening blunders. Includes refreshments and a raffle. For more information see: www.ewellhortassn.co.uk

Epsom Garden Society Autumn Show
Saturday 14 September; 2pm - 4pm
St Martin's Junior School, Ashley Road, Epsom
Free admission and parking. Gardening for wildlife display, plant and bulb sale, raffle, refreshments.

Ewell Horticultural Association Autumn Show
Saturday 21 September; 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Blenheim High School, Longmead Road, Epsom, KT19 9BH
The autumn show will be providing a raffle, cookery, floral art, plant sale, garden sundries, tea and cakes and all are welcome including free admission. For more information see: www.ewell.hortassn.co.uk

A Day for All
Saturday 21 September; 12noon – 4.30pmTestpitting_NonsuchPark
St Mary's, London Rd, Ewell KT17 2AY
A day for children and adults to enjoy a variety of activities including nature trail, pets as therapy, wildlife aid foundation, wool spinning, mind body balance, mouse trail, photographic competition, swop shop, face painting, animal mask making for children and more. Free refreshments all day. Free soup and bread lunch 12.30pm-1.30pm; tea and cake 4pm; fish and chip supper 5.30pm (please order at parishoffice@stmarysewell.com and pay by 18 September). See full programme at www.stmarysewell.com or call the parish office for details on 020 8393 2643.

Surrey Archaeological Test Pitting Programme Epsom & Ewell (part of Heritage Open Weekend)
Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 September
Nonsuch Park, London Rd Entrance, Ewell KT17 2DL
Free for all! Another chance for participants of all ages to take part in a full weekend of test-pitting at Nonsuch Park over Heritage Open Weekend. All sessions must be booked in advance – for info contact outreach@surreyarchaeology.org.uk. Visit www.surreyarchaeology.org.uk

Please note, Nonsuch Park Awareness Day scheduled to take place on Sunday 15 September has been cancelled.

London to Paris Cycle
Wednesday 25 – Sunday 29 September
Take on the challenge of a lifetime with this five day London to Paris Cycle ride to support a ward of your choice at Epsom and St Helier Hospitals. For more information contact: esth.fundraising@nhs.net or phone 01372 735262 www.epsom-sthelier.nhs.uk/london-to-paris-cycle-event

Surrey Wedding Show
Sunday 29 September; 11am – 3pm
Bourne Hall, Spring Street, Ewell, KT17 1UF
Free admission. Join us for the fabulous Surrey Wedding Show. If you live or are getting married in Surrey, Surrey Wedding Show promises to be a real showcase of the best that Surrey wedding and event suppliers have to offer. If you are planning a party, wedding or celebration come along for a great day out and talk to over 50 passionate and skilled suppliers with many innovative and exciting services.

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  • Frank Le DucSeptember 08, 2019

    I live in Dorking road and was totally unaware that the Epsom Food & Drink Festival was on today. It was only by chance that my wife and I came across it. The festival was really good with some very good stalls. It seemed to be a good family event. This is something that should be expanded and held every year. My major complaint is that the advertising was appalling. There need to be large banners at the Dorking Road and Ashley Road entrances that people in cars or walking by can see and read (the same applies to other events held in the town). It is no use putting an A4 size piece of paper on a notice board that nobody reads or in local rags that don't get delivered or read.

    Hi there,

    Thank you for getting in touch. The Epsom Food & Drink Festival is not a Council organised event and we're not responsible for the advertising or running of this event. For more information please see: https://www.facebook.com/EpsomFoodDrink/

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