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August events

Posh by Laura Wade

I’ve got a new law for you mate, it’s called survival of the fittest, it’s called fuck you we’re the Riot Club... See more >
The cornerHouse arts centre, 116 Douglas Road, Surbion KT6 7SB
Thu 1 Aug to Sun 4 Aug

The White House - Open Garden for NGS

The White House - Open Garden for NGS West End has a beautiful village green, complete with a duck pond, and nearby is Garsons Farm and the recently... See more >
The White House, Esher KT10 8LB
Sat 3 Aug and Sun 4 Aug

Grace & Flavour CIC - Open Garden for NGS

Grace & Flavour CIC - Open Garden for NGS Grace & Flavour is a community kitchen garden and 28 allotments. In 2009 it took over a derelict 3 acre walled garden..... See more >
Grace & Flavour CIC, Leatherhead KT24 6JW
Sun 4 Aug

41 Shelvers Way - Open Garden for NGS

41 Shelvers Way - Open Garden for NGS In spring a myriad of small bulbs, specialist daffodils and an assortment of many pots of tulips. Choice perennials..... See more >
41 Shelvers Way, Tadworth KT20 5QJ
Sun 4 Aug

Shieling - Open Garden for NGS

Shieling - Open Garden for NGS 1 acre garden restored to its original 1920s design. Formal front garden with island beds and shrub borders... See more >
Shieling, Tadworth KT20 6PQ
Sun 11 Aug

Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Kenley Holiday Workshop are excited to present Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. In this much-loved classic, an arrogant..... See more >
Barn Theatre, 25 Bluehouse Lane, Oxted RH8 0AA
Wed 14 Aug to Sat 17 Aug

Brazilian Landscapes - Mario Bakuna Band - Live at The Horton Epsom

Brazilian Landscapes - Mario Bakuna Band - Live at The Horton Epsom Mario Bakuna Band - Brazilian Landscapes Following his first album ‘Where Rio de Janeiro Meets Bahia’, Mario’s most... See more >
The Horton, Haven Way, Epsom Surrey KT19 8NP
Fri 16 Aug

Johnny Cash Revisited

Johnny Cash Revisited is a two-hour, live concert performance set between 1969 and 1971 and based on the hugely popular... See more >
Cranleigh Arts, 1 High Street, Cranleigh GU6 8AS
Sat 17 Aug

Pratsham Grange - Open Garden for NGS

Pratsham Grange - Open Garden for NGS 5 acre garden overlooked by Holmbury Hill and Leith Hill. Features inc two ponds joined by cascading stream, extensive..... See more >
Pratsham Grange, Holmbury St Mary RH5 6LZ
Sun 18 Aug

Titsey Place Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Titsey Place Gardens - Open Garden for NGS One of the largest surviving historic estates in Surrey. Magnificent ancestral home and gardens of the Gresham family..... See more >
Titsey Place Gardens, Oxted RH8 0SA
Sun 18 Aug

Whitehanger - Open Garden for NGS

Whitehanger - Open Garden for NGS Set in 6 acres on the edge of the South Downs National Park surrounded by NT woodland, this rural garden was started in... See more >
Whitehanger, Haslemere GU27 3PY
Sun 18 Aug

Shooting Star Children's Hospices, Christopher's - Open Garden for NGS

Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, Christopher’s - Open Garden for NGS Shooting Star Childrens Hospices are a leading childrens hospice charity supporting over 700 children and their... See more >
Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, Christopher’s, Guildford GU3 1LP
Sun 18 Aug

Egham Royal Show

Egham Royal Show is a two day country show that includes : A vintage and classic vehicle section, a dog show, display... See more >
Caddey’s field, Whitehall Lane, Egham, Surrey TW20 9NW
Sat 24 Aug and Sun 25 Aug

Things to do around Surrey

Surrey, located in the southeastern part of England, offers a delightful mix of historical sites, natural beauty, and family-friendly activities. Whether you're a local or a visitor, here are some fantastic options for a memorable day out in Surrey:

1. Visit Polesden Lacey:
- Polesden Lacey is a beautiful Regency villa surrounded by formal gardens, pergolas, and a rose garden. Explore the stunning grounds, including long borders with perennials and a winter garden. Queen Elizabeth (the former Queen mother) even spent part of her honeymoon here in 1923.

2. See the Bluebells at Hatchlands Park:
- Hatchlands Park, near Guildford, is known for its gardens. In spring, blooming bluebells create a sea of violet flowers in Little Wix Wood. Explore the 400-hectare park and visit restored rooms with works by Robert Adam. The Cobbe portrait of Shakespeare, believed to be the only portrait made during his lifetime, may also be displayed inside the house.

3. Get Lost in Hampton Court Maze:
- Hampton Court Palace, originally home to King Henry VIII, features a 304-hectare park, gardens, and courtyards. Explore the famous maze, where getting lost is part of the fun.

4. Explore Stoke Park, Guildford:
- Stoke Park, on the edge of Guildford, offers picturesque parkland, gardens, and courtyards. Enjoy leisurely walks, admire the historic architecture, and relax in this serene oasis.

5. Discover Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty:
- Located just south of Guildford, the Surrey Hills AONB is a haven for nature lovers. Explore rolling hills, ancient woodlands, and scenic trails. Don't miss the breathtaking views from viewpoints like Box Hill.

6. Enjoy Watersports at Frensham Great Pond:
- Frensham Great Pond, near Farnham, is perfect for water enthusiasts. Try sailing, windsurfing, or paddleboarding on the tranquil waters. The surrounding heathland and sandy beaches add to the charm.

7. Visit Watts Gallery - Artists' Village:
- Explore the Watts Gallery in Compton. This unique artists' village includes the gallery, chapel, and studios. Admire Victorian art and learn about the life and work of artist George Frederic Watts.

8. Discover Rural Charm in Godalming:
- Godalming, a historic market town, offers picturesque streets, independent shops, and riverside walks along the River Wey. Visit the Surrey Scout Water Activities Club for canoeing, kayaking, and sailing adventures.

9. Explore Guildford Castle and Gardens:
- Guildford Castle, with its Norman keep, offers panoramic views of the town and surrounding countryside. Wander through the castle gardens and enjoy a picnic with a view.

10. Sample Local Food and Drink:
- Surrey is home to charming pubs, tearooms, and farm shops. Try local produce, indulge in cream teas, and savor the flavors of the county.

Remember to check opening hours and any booking requirements for these attractions. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or relaxation, Surrey promises a delightful day out!