Local Events

Saturday 29th June - Cancer Research UK Race for Life

Race For Life is taking place across the UK with the goal of raising millions of pounds for life-saving cancer research, and in 2019 anyone can take part for the first time. All of the vital research which is funded by Cancer Research UK could not take place without the participation and support from people all over the country at their local events.

Our nearest event takes place at Kempton Park with 5k and 10k events on Saturday June 29th, starting at 11am. Entry fee is £15 with concessions at £10.

Race For Life is an easy, fun and family-friendly event and you can find out more at raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org

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Saturday 6th July - St. Peter's Hospital Community Open Day

Local people are invited to St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey, on Saturday 6 July from 10am-3pm for its inaugural   Community Open Day.

The Open Day is for everyone in the community - patients, families, carers, schools, local businesses, stakeholders and partners - for a celebratory, fun, engaging and interactive day to help local people feel part of the Trust.

There’ll be a great range of activities throughout the day for all ages, including interactive stands and demonstrations, theatre tours and health and wellbeing advice. Front-line clinical colleagues will be on hand to share their knowledge and expertise. There will be food, drink, games, prizes and entertainment as well as visits by emergency service partners Surrey Police, Surrey Fire and Rescue and SECAmb.

Interactive stands and demonstrations

Clinicians from more than 20 different fields from physiotherapy to pharmacy and from maternity through to bariatric surgery will be on hand to tell visitors about their services and what goes on behind the scenes. We’ll also be joined by our Membership, Patient Advice and Liaison Service and Fundraising teams.

Theatre tours

Visitors can take a look behind the ‘closed doors’ of a working operating theatre and have the opportunity to try their hand at various clinical skills using the training mannequins.

Health and wellbeing advice

Doctors, nurses and other health professionals will be on hand to offer advice and information – chat to our Alcohol Liaison Nurse about safe drinking, audiology team about hearing impairment or visit the physiotherapy gym for exercise advice.

Careers and recruitment

People considering a career in the NHS or a specific job at the Trust, can chat directly with those working on the front-line as they go around the stands and also speak to the friendly recruitment and careers team about the options available and qualifications and skills needed.

Activities for children

There’ll be lots of fun activities for children and young people including a quiz and trail, a design competition and much more. There will be plenty to keep the whole family entertained.

Food, drink and car parking

There’ll be free car parking in the main Outpatients’ car park, free refreshments and a paid for BBQ and Ice Cream van available.

... and Radio Wey will be broadcasting live from the main reception area, so come and meet some of our volunteers too!

For more information check out www.ashfordstpeters.nhs.uk/communityday


Saturday 19th October - David Humber Memorial Concert

In memory of Radio Wey's long serving Classical Concert presenter, David Humber, we are hosting a special concert to celebrate David's life.

It promises to be a great evening of entertainment by the London Concertante, one of the finest chamber ensembles in the country. Its players are brought together through a shared passion for chamber music. The ensemble have established a reputation for inspired programming, thrilling performances and the unique rapport it builds with the audience.

The programme is to include:

  • HANDEL - Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
  • ALBINONI - Oboe Concerto in D minor
  • BACH - Concerto for Violin and Oboe

... and many more favourites.

The concert takes place at the Menuhin Hall of the
Yehudi Menuhin School,
Cobham Road,
Stoke d'Abernon,
Surrey, KT11 3QQ.

Saturday October 19th at 7.30pm

Tickets are £25 and are available from the Menuhin Hall box office by clicking HERE.

All proceeds from the evening will be donated to charity.



4 April to 2 November - Chertsey Abbey: Re-imagined

Chertsey Museum’s new exhibition, Chertsey Abbey: Re-imagined, will look at the history of Chertsey Abbey from its foundation in 666 to its dissolution in 1537.  The exhibition will feature loans from The National Archive in Kew of abbey related documents which are rarely seen by the public.

Also on view will be a new 3D computer model showing how Chertsey Abbey may have looked in 1362 during its heyday.  As well as a 2 minute “fly-over” film giving an overview of the model, there will be an animated abbey time line and two games on an abbey theme.

“In its 14th century heyday Chertsey Abbey was the fifth largest monastery in the country.  However, over the decades since its dissolution in 1537 the building has gradually disappeared.  This exhibition will give visitors to Chertsey Museum an appreciation of the town’s most famous building, which is no longer to be seen.”

Chertsey Abbey: Re-imagined will be on view from 4 April to 2 November 2019 in the temporary exhibition gallery at Chertsey Museum.

For further information, please contact Chertsey Museum’s Curator, Emma Warren, on 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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