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10 YEARS OF THE EPSOM AND EWELL FOODBANK…

This year, 2022, the Epsom and Ewell Foodbank will have been open for 10 years which is an extremely sad thought ...

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Epsom Market Days – June 2022

Alongside the regular Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (includes French stalls from UK-based traders) and Saturday markets, which host a range of ...

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THE JUNE LOWDOWN…

This month is dominated by festivities in the shape of the Queen’s Jubilee (check out my post which gives the ...

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SUMMER @ THE DERBY ARMS – MAY / JUNE #REVIEW…

We had the absolute pleasure of visiting The Derby Arms for a beautiful dinner on Friday night – a bit ...

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THE QUEEN’S PLATINUM JUBILEE 2022 – WHAT’S HAPPENING LOCALLY…

🇬🇧 This year, The Queen will become the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee after 70 years of ...

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THE MAY LOWDOWN…

We’re still ploughing through the Easter chocolate even though May is here! There’s plenty happening this month and lots of ...

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EPSOM MARKET DAYS – MAY 2022

Alongside the regular Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (includes French stalls from UK-based traders) and Saturday markets, which host a range of ...

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9 GREAT PLACES TO SEE BLUEBELLS THIS SPRING…

The bluebell season varies a little every year depending on how the weather has behaved (not well at the moment!). ...

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EPSOM MARKET DAYS – April 2022…

Alongside the regular Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (includes French stalls from UK-based traders) and Saturday markets, which host a range of ...

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THE APRIL LOWDOWN…

The Easter holidays are almost upon us and there’s plenty to keep everyone occupied come rain or shine (including Easter ...

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BREAKFAST @ D’S COFFEE HOUSE #REVIEW…

The sun was shining, the trees were full of blossoms, the children had been dropped off at school, and my ...

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CLUBBING FOR THE OVER 55’S…

Many of you may not be aware of the Community & Wellbeing Centre located in Longmead. This unique facility offers ...

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EPSOM MARKET DAYS – SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE…

Epsom’s outdoor markets have become increasingly popular in the last few years. Lockdowns were somewhat of a catalyst for this, ...

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THE MARCH LOWDOWN…

The daffodils and crocuses are beginning to bloom and all remaining Covid restrictions in England have been lifted so it ...

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WHATS ON AT THE PLAYHOUSE: IN MARCH…

I was so excited when the team behind Vengeance: The Demise of Oscar Wilde asked me to come and see the ...

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LOCAL ITALIAN RESTAURANTS TO VISIT THIS VALENTINE’S…

All you need is love… and Italian food (I hope that you sung that)! It is believed, by many, that ...

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WHATS ON AT THE PLAYHOUSE: FEBRUARY…

On Friday we had the pleasure of visiting Epsom Playhouse to enjoy the Sun Records Concert which celebrated 70 years ...

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THE FEBRUARY LOWDOWN…

The darker days of January are over and we’re now into the month of love, half-term and Imbolc (!?). Imbolc’s ...

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LOCAL CHINESE RESTAURANTS TO VISIT THIS CHINESE NEW YEAR…

Tuesday, 1st of February is Chinese New Year (aka Lunar New Year) and marks the start of the year of ...

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THE DECEMBER LOWDOWN – CHRISTMAS EDIT…

The countdown has officially begun! The community made the best of the situation last year, but it’s wonderful to have ...

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THE NOVEMBER LOWDOWN…

The clocks have gone back, the nights are drawing in and it feels like we’re well on the march to ...

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11 PLACES TO SEE THE BIG MAN IN RED 2021…

Well things have certainly changed since the last time we discussed Santa visits….Fingers crossed this year restrictions allow our little ...

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OCTOBER LOWDOWN – HALLOWEEN EVENTS AND MORE…

My children were talking about Halloween before they’d even gone back to school! It’s definitely a big deal and all ...

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CHRISTMAS PANTO @ THE EPSOM PLAYHOUSE…

Panto is back in 2021! It was such a delight to recently meet the fantastic cast behind the latest Epsom ...

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VENGEANCE: THE DEMISE OF OSCAR WILDE @ THE EPSOM PLAYHOUSE…

Growing up, I was surrounded by the work of Oscar Wilde, without ever really realising it. I was slightly obsessed ...

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THE ESHER THEATRE, WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT…

Last week we had the pleasure of attending the opening of the new Esher Theatre, situated just off Esher High ...

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THE SEPTEMBER LOWDOWN…

I can’t believe September is here. My inbox is full of back to school emails and my attention has turned ...

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10 PERFECT PUBS IN EPSOM, EWELL AND SURROUNDS YOU CAN PITCH UP TO WITH YOUR POOCH…

We have 3 dogs and its important to us that they are included in our daily lives, we love nothing ...

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN AND AROUND THE AREA – AUGUST PART 1

Well it looks like the weather will get worse before it gets better, but it wouldn’t be a British summer ...

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN AND AROUND THE AREA – INTO AUGUST…

The school holidays are in full swing; I can’t believe we’re heading into August already. I hope it’s all going ...

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN AND AROUND THE AREA – JULY PART 3

Looking for what’s happening in August? then pop over here . School’s out for summer! Thankfully there’s plenty on to keep ...

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN AND AROUND THE AREA – JULY PART 2

After the excitement of England being in the Euro final came the disappointment, and unfortunately after that some very ugly ...

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52 PLACES TO VISIT OVER THE SUMMER…

With summer holidays hurtling towards us, some of you may be facing it with varying levels of trepidation. A whole ...

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BABY OWLS AT THE NEW RAPTOR CENTRE @ HOBBLEDOWN…

A purpose-built Raptor Centre home to many Birds of Prey opened at Hobbledown Adventure Park on July 3rd.  We had a ...

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What’s Happening in and around the area – July part 1

Wow! So who was expecting England to sail through to the final? It feels like everyone’s moods have been lifted. ...

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What’s happening in and around the area – June part 4

It’s officially the summer; the lavender has started flowering, it’s English Wine Week and it’s definitely the time to start ...

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What’s Happening in and Around the Area – June Part 3

June seems to be flying by and in just over a month it’ll be the school summer holidays 😲 Here’s ...

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What’s Happening In And Around the area – June part 2

Summer is in the air and BBQ season is in full swing (well at least for now). It’s a great ...

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What’s happening in and around the area – June part 1

I hope everyone’s had a chance to get out and about in the lovely weather over half-term. It’s only just ...

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2020 THE MUSICAL @ THE LEATHERHEAD THEATRE…

If you’re after some light- hearted entertainment this bank holiday weekend, then look no further than ‘2020 The Musical’ now ...

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What’s Happening In and around the area – May Part 4

Half-term and the Bank Holiday are on the horizon, so if you’re searching for a bit of inspiration to keep ...

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5 COCKTAIL BARS TO VISIT THIS SUMMER…

With restrictions gradually easing, this summer is going to be all about catching up with friends and family.  Whilst we ...

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN AND AROUND THE AREA – MAY PART 3

I can’t wait until the 17th. Aside from being able to be more social and tactile, we’ll be able to ...

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IMPROMPTU NIGHT @ ROCKSALT EPSOM…

Sometimes there is nothing better than a midweek impromptu night out and where else better than the fun and funky ...

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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN AND AROUND THE AREA – MAY PART 2

Live theatre, car boot sales, treks and trails and 70s disco are just some of the ‘in real life’ things ...

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