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VJ Day 75

VJDay75The 75th anniversary of VJ Day (Victory over Japan) will be recognised on 15 August 2020 commemorating the end of the Second World War. For more information see:

There are many ways you can get involved with VJ Day, either outdoors while following social distancing guidance, or online. Find out how you can get involved at:

Why not try baking Prue Leith's Muscovado Flapjacks?


Youth Opportunities week

Gatwick Diamond Job Centres is holding a virtual Youth Opportunities week from 27 July to 31 July, with sessions at 11am and 2pm. The sessions have been designed for young people age 16-24. Any young person interested in attending a virtual session can e-mail for further information and booking details.

Youth Opportunities Week

Online Jobs Fair

Online Jobs Fair
Thursday 6 August from 10.30am

To access go to @JCPinSurrey on Twitter or search #M23CorridorJobs

For more information visit


Guardians of Ancora Holiday Club

Guardians of Ancora Holiday Club
Monday 3 - Friday 7 August; 10am - 11am
Hosted by Christ Church, Epsom Common via Zoom link
For Primary School years (4 - 11 yr olds). Become a Guardian and help find and return the wonderful story-treasure items to the Hall of Memory in the city of Ancora. Each day the Guardians will learn more about Jesus and the amazing things he did via craft/challenges, video/sound clips and a digital game! Book your place now for our virtual Holiday Club by contacting Jen, email:
Due to the current conditions being experienced with COVID-19 Pandemic, this children’s Holiday Club will now take place virtually via Zoom. A contribution of £5 per child for the week will help support the mission of Youth and Families work at Christ Church, Epsom Common.


Go green with a free tote bag

Get your free tote bag at Epsom Market this Thursday 30 July!EpsomMarket_totebagposter1

Top up your green credentials for the last week of #PlasticFreeJuly at Epsom Market Place this Thursday. We'll be giving away a limited number of newly branded Epsom Market bags to help show your support for all things local and (most importantly) the fight against single-use plastics. 

Whilst you’re there, we’d love you to tell us your favourite thing about Epsom Market on social media. This could be a photo on Market Day, a message about your experience (don’t forget to tag your favourite stall if you can), or even a review on Google. Remember to use the hashtag #EpsomMarket in your posts and to tag us @EpsomEwellBC on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

So don't forget to head down to Epsom Market Place this Thursday, share your favourite Market Day pictures and grab your free re-usable shopping bag. We’re looking forward to see you there.


Epsom Thursday and Saturday markets

Thursday and Saturday markets are back at Epsom Market Place! The change to government guidance, allows stallholders to sell their full range of goods, read more here: 

For government guidance see:

Remember to follow the socially distancing queuing system in place at each market stall. Use hand sanitiser and wash your hands as soon as you get home. Shoppers are encouraged to only handle items they intend to purchase and to pay via contactless where they can and when it's available. Let's look out for each other.

Epsom markets

Epsom Vegan Market

The monthly Epsom Vegan Market is next on Sunday 23 August in Epsom Market Place. For more info and list of traders see the Surrey Vegan Market Facebook page:

The Epsom Vegan market takes place on the fourth Sunday of the month from 10.30am - 3.30pm, the go to market for all things vegan and more! See:


Epsom Farmers' Market

Epsom Farmer's Market is next on Sunday 2 August at Epsom Market Place. For more info and list of traders see the Surrey Farmers' Markets Facebook page:

The Epsom Farmers' Market takes place on the first Sunday of the month from 9.30am - 1.30pm, this market is a treasure trove of fresh, tasty and attractive local produce. To find out more, come to the market! For more info visit -


Showcase your gardening efforts

Don't forget to showcase your gardening efforts during lockdown with Epsom Rotary's gardening photographic competition. The competition closes on 31 July. Winners will be awarded with prizes donated by the Old Moat Garden Centre. For further details and to enter please visit the Epsom Rotary website:


Get clicking!

The Friends of Horton Country have organised a photography competition - theme: Horton Country Park local nature reserve. The competition closes on 30 September. For further details visit their Facebook page:

Please remember when you are outdoors, to follow the Countryside Code and government advice by staying alert and maintaining social distancing to keep everyone safe. For government guidance on accessing
green spaces safely, see:


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