Local Events

Now until 16 March 2019 - Art & Design Show at Chertsey Museum

An art and design show featuring work by students from Sir William Perkins’s School opens at Chertsey Museum on Saturday 2 February.

The display includes sketchbooks, paintings, drawings and prints created last year by the students for their GCSE and A–level portfolios.

Commenting on the exhibition, Emma Warren, Chertsey Museum’s curator, said:

            “We are privileged to display these magnificent art works, which demonstrate the wealth of young artistic talent in the area.”

The exhibition remains on view until 16 March 2019

For further information, please contact Emma Warren, Curator, on:

Tel 01932 575370

Email emma.warren@runnymede.gov.uk


Now until end of March - Surrey schools ‘Recycle with Michael’ challenge

Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd launches recycling competition
Surrey schools are being encouraged to ‘Recycle with Michael’, as part of an imitative by The Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd to divert thousands of tonnes of unwanted clothing and shoes away from landfill.

Local schools that sign up to the scheme will be challenged to fill as many bags as possible before the end of March 2019, for the chance to be crowned Michael’s recycling champions. The winning school – calculated as the one with the highest ratio of bags to pupils - will receive a trophy, certificate and a very special visit from Michael, the scheme’s mascot.


Designed especially for primary school-aged children, the programme is also an important way for schools to generate much-needed funds - a percentage of the bags’ financial value is donated back to the school to spend how they wish. The remaining funds raised will go towards supporting The Salvation Army’s important work to help vulnerable people from all walks of life in communities across the UK.

The scheme aims to educate young people about the importance of recycling in a fun and engaging way. The programme is supported by free downloadable school materials such as presentations, posters and lesson plans which teach environmental and charitable messages.


Recycle with Michael is a simple and effective way to deal with the UK’s fastest growing source of household waste – textiles - as all donations are either reused or recycled.


Schools can sign up by visiting https://recyclewithmichael.co.uk/ to register and request bags.


Half Term Activities for kids at Chertsey Museum

Chertsey Museum Half Term Fun

Chertsey Museum will be running during the February half-term holidays two craft activities for 6-12 year olds (5 year olds are welcome if accompanied by an adult).

Minibeast Noughts and Crosses

Tuesday 19 February 11am to 12pm or 2pm to 3pm
Cost: £4.00

Animal Wooden Spoons

Thursday 21 February 11am to 12pm or 2pm to 3pm


Please call the Museum on 01932 565764 for more information or visit the Museum website www.chertseymuseum.org.  Prior booking is required.

Come along to join in the fun!

Thursday 28th February - RPSB talk - The Jewel Hunter

February started out cold, snowy and wet so if you’d like to “visit” the warmth of some tropical forests why not come along to the RSPB North West Surrey Local Group’s talk on 28th February.  This month Chris Goodie will be giving an illustrated talk entitled “The Jewel Hunter” about how he gave up his job to spend a year looking for all 32 species of the world’s pittas – that’s the birds not the bread! Pittas are brilliantly coloured inhabitants of the tropical forests of Africa, Asia and Australia.  Chris’ book about his year long adventure topped the sales at Birdfair so do join us as he shares his experiences with us.

This takes place at the St Charles Borromeo School in Weybridge, from 19:45 - 22:00, doors open 19:15, price £3 for non-Local Group members.

More details about the above as well as future events can be found on our website rspb.org.uk/groups/nwsurrey.

The RSPB North West Surrey Local Group is one of many affiliated to the RSPB.  Between September and June, we invite naturalists and wildlife photographers to give illustrated talks at our popular evening indoor meetings.  Also, throughout the year, we guide outdoor walks in Surrey and further afield.


Saturday 30th March - The World Rocks Against Dementia

Spelthorne Dementia Support presents a special evening of "The World Rocks Against Dementia 2019".

Bringing you a whole host of musical acts, it promises to be an evening full on entertainment. See the poster alongside for details.

It all takes place on Saturday 30th March from 6.30pm at the Jubilee Centre, Manygate Lane, Shepperton.

Tickets are £12. Contact Sue 07812 490370 or email info@spelthorne-dementia-support.org.uk .

Bring your own drinks or refreshments.


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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