Local Events

Saturday 16th November - Parklands Manor Christmas Fayre

Parklands Manor, the care home just opposite St. Peter's hospital, is holding its Christmas Fayre on Saturday 16th November.

There will be mulled wine and mince pies, opportunities to buy some Christmas gifts from the many stalls set up, and a raffle and tombola to try your luck at.

All are welcome!

Starts at 11am through until 3pm.


Saturday 23rd November - Walton Festival of Light

It's the BIG EVENT that starts Christmas in Walton on Thames: the Festival of Light.

A day long celebration with plenty of stalls to shop at, events and acts to entertain you, and culminating Santa in the light procession around the town and switching on the Christmas Lights!

Radio Wey will be back there to bring you plenty of festive music and to keep you informed.

So make it a date: Saturday 23rd November from 9:30 to 19:30.

More details from WoTTA HERE


Saturday 23rd November - Sir William Perkins's school Christmas Fair

Sir William Perkins's school hold their Christmas Fair on Saturday 23rd November from 11:30am to 3:30pm.

Plenty of things going on ... see their poster along side for more details!

The Sir William Perkins's School Christmas Fair is Sponsored by JD Prestige Cars.


Thursday 28 November - RSPB North West Surrey November talk

"RSPB North West Surrey November talk - Birding in the Gambia and the Sine-Saloum Delta by Glenn Duggan
Thursday 28 November.
Gambia has always been a popular location for British birders and offers an easy opportunity to discover a fine selection of African birds. As well as the colourful Abyssinian roller there are barbets, bee eaters, weavers, turacos, and a host of other wonderful African specialities. Senegal is rather less well known but the Sine Saloum delta is a UNESCO world heritage site and holds a splendid variety of birds and mammals. Glenn is an experienced lecturer and an expert on this lovely part of West Africa. Why not come and enjoy his illustrated talk and escape dismal November by immersing yourself in the wildlife and landscapes of this sun drenched avian paradise.
Venue: St Charles Borromeo School Hall, Portmore Way, Weybridge, KT13 8JD
Time 19:45 - doors open 19:15.
Cost: Free to North West Surrey Group members, £3 for non-North West Surrey Local Group members.

Sunday 8th December - Free Christmas Concert

The Bourne Concert Band of Woking invites everyone to a free Christmas Concert!

It all takes place at St. Peter's Church in Chertsey on Sunday 8th December.

Running from 3pm to 4pm, it promises festive tunes and fun for all ages.


Saturday 14th December - Egham Choral Christmas Concert

Joined by a local Children’s school choir, the Egham Choral's Christmas Concert of seasonal music and carols, traditional and contemporary will bring you the joy and magic of Christmas.  The main feature is Mr Fezziwig’s Christmas Party by Jonathan Rathbone, inspired by Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol”.  You are promised an evening to remember with carols to sing along to, mulled wine, soft drinks and a mince pie during the interval.

The concert takes place on Saturday 14th December, beginning at 7pm, ending about 9:30pm including a short interval. There will be a retiring collection for the church organ fund.

Tickets are £12.50 in advance, £15 on the day. Students £5 and under sixteens free. They are available via the website; www.eghamchoral.org the Box Office on 07508 320348 or email tickets@eghamchoral.org.

St Jude's Church is on St Jude's Rd, Englefield Green TW20 0BZ


13 July 2019 to 14 March 2020 - The development of the English Country House

Chertsey Museum’s new exhibition, Home Improvements, looks at the development of the English Country House over the past seven centuries.  The exhibition also details the history of some of the local power houses in the Borough of Runnymede

Commenting, Emma Warren, Curator of Chertsey Museum said:

“Mention ‘country houses’ to most people in this country and the chances are they will imagine something along the lines of Downton Abbey, Upstairs Downstairs or Brideshead Revisited - the Victorian and Edwardian golden age of shooting parties and croquet on the lawn.  The country house was more than a place of entertainment; it was a symbol of power, a tangible display of strength, wealth and importance”.

Among the properties featured in the exhibition are Sayes Court in Addlestone, Botleys Park in Chertsey, Great Fosters in Egham, Almers Priory in Lyne and Ottershaw Park in Ottershaw.

The exhibition will be on view until 14 March 2020.

For further information, please contact Emma Warren, Curator, on:
Tel no 01932 575370

Email emma.warren@runnymede.gov.uk



Wednesdays - Community Coffee Morning at The Burlington

At The Burlington, a new Boutique Care home in Shepperton, we run our weekly Wednesday Community Coffee Mornings where you can come along for complimentary Coffee, Cake & Companionship.

This takes place every Wednesday between 10.30am and 12pm. Everyone is welcome.

The Burlington can be found at 68 Manygate Lane, Shepperton, TW17 9EE, and we look forward to seeing you.


Thursdays - Cafe Culture at Nostrano Lounge, Staines with Age UK


Following on from the success of AGE UK's three previous Café Culture groups in Cranleigh, Farnham and Guildford our fourth is now at Nostrano Lounge every Thursday.

It is a great initiative that helps combat loneliness and social isolation, getting people out of the house and making new friends in a social environment. Anyone aged 50+ can attend, no booking required. Food, as well as drinks, can be purchased and there will be a drinks loyalty scheme. Age UK Surrey staff and volunteers will be on hand to welcome you, make introductions and get involved in the chatter.

Loneliness and isolation is a growing issue within our communities. Café Culture is one of the initiatives that Age UK are setting up in Staines to encourage people over the age of 50 to meet up weekly as a social group within the local area. Meetings will be held on Thursday and will be ongoing every week. Address: Nostrano Lounge, 55 High Street, Staines, TW18 4QH.

If you would like to find out more about Café Culture please call 01483 503414.

We are always looking for volunteers. If you would like to volunteer for our Making Connections Service including Café Culture, please do get in touch with us. Alternatively please visit our website for more information: www.ageuk.org.uk/surrey


Parklands Manor Events for the whole Community

Parklands Manor is a care home just opposite St. Peter's hospital in Chertsey.

They hold regular talks and events for the whole community, not just residents.

Details will be posted here of future events.


Parklands Manor, Parklands Drive off Bittams Lane, Chertsey, KT16 9FS.

Please call Judy or Sonia on 01932 282939 to reserve your place on any of the events.


Weekly Events

DayTimeEventLink to more information
Monday7.30pmOutdoor Walking Football in StainesCLICK
Wednesday10amWalking Netball in SpelthorneCLICK
Thursday10amWalking Netball in ElmbridgeCLICK
Thursday12 noonWalking Basketball in EghamCLICK
Thursday3pmCafe Culture Social Group with Age UK at Nostrano Lounge,
Friday12 noonIndoor Walking Football in StainesCLICK
Friday12 noonWalking Netball in EghamCLICK

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