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Monday, 7 August 2017

What's on in Surrey this Summer

12 June – 12 August: Guildford Summer Festival - Theatre, food festivals, heritage and woodland walks are among fantastic events in and around Guildford this summer. Find out more and download the Guildford Summer Festival brochure here. You can book for all events via the Visit Guildford ticket box office, visit the Tourist Information Centre, or call 01483 444334
15 July – 5 November: The Lightbox, Woking - See work from internationally recognised sculptor Sean Henry, plus an exhibition on still life at the gallery in Woking. More details and booking available on The Lightbox website. During July and August there are also comedy and film nights at The Lightbox.
24 July – 30 August: ‘Create and Grow’, Squire’s Garden Centres -Some great gardening and craft activities for children this summer holidays. There are different activities each week; including planting and decorating a strawberry pot, painting a ceramic toadstool birdhouse, and decorating a trio of bug wind chimes. For more information about what’s on and when, check out Squire’s events page.
5 August: The Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden, Dorking, A Celebration of Art and Nature - A rare opportunity to explore the sculpture garden in the evening light, when long shadows create mystery and intrigue. Come along 6.30pm – 9pm. Tickets cost £20 and include refreshments and a talk from owner and landscape designer Anthony Paul. Book your tickets online via The Hannah Peschar Sculpture Garden website.
6 August: Music in the Meadow, Farnham - Prepare for a wonderful afternoon at Gostrey Meadow and listen to live music from 3 – 5pm. Why not enjoy a spot of afternoon tea and cake? All homemade by the chosen charity of the week. For more details visit the Music in the Meadow website or call 01252 712667
18 – 20 August: Weyfest, Tilford - Voted one of the UK’s top festivals by The Telegraph, Tilford is set to play host to this brilliant family-friendly festival for another year. Great music, from people such as Alison Moyet, Stereo MCs and Jools Holland. Excellent food and drink and amazing attractions are just a few things to experience at this vibrant event now in its 11th year. To book your tickets visit the Weyfest website or email
20 August - 30 September: Bee keeping demonstration with wine, Albury Organic Vineyard, nr Dorking - Join Albury’s beekeeper Sergio for a fascinating insight into beekeeping followed by a glass of award-winning Albury Estate sparkling wine with honey cake. Two dates are available, both sessions run 10am – 12.30pm. Not suitable for children. Book your tickets via Albury Vineyard events pages, where you will also find information on August events including opera in the vineyard and baking demonstrations with a local baker.
26 - 27 August: ‘Wings & Wheels’, Cranleigh - Enjoy some of the finest civil and military aircraft displays in the UK, together with a fantastic line-up of record breaking cars, a Stunt Zone and motoring demonstrations. A thrilling weekend for fans of aircraft and motorsport. For more information and to book tickets, visit the Wings & Wheels website, or call 08712 305 572
2 September: Age Concern Mole Valley Barn Dance, Bookham - All are welcome to the dance at Manor Farm Tithe Barn, Bookham 6.30pm-11pm. Tickets are £15 with a fish and chips supper included.  Bring your own drinks.   To book your ticket, please call 01306 899104/07442 017169 or email:
13 September – 1 October: Haptic Art Colour exhibition, Walton-on-Thames - Featuring the work of textile artists Gill Banks, Caroline Benge, Shireen Briknell, Mary Brodrick, Sue Crook, Ticia Lever, Jane O’Brien, Julia Straiton and Yumiko Reynolds. The exhibition will take place at The Robert Phillips Gallery, in the Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre.