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THE JULY LOWDOWN…

Posted by Francesca De Franco on 27 Jun 2024

☀️ Woohoo, summer has finally arrived, and the sun is shining. Plenty is going on this July, including lots of outdoor activities. Here’s your lowdown.

Epsom Women in Business Networking Event 

Head to All Things Nice on Monday, 1st July (10am-12pm) for a great opportunity to connect with other local like-minded businesses in an informal environment.

Whether you’re a small business owner, entrepreneur or working professional, this event is for you. Networking can provide invaluable connections and advice. Join hosts Epsom and Ewell Families and Howden Insurance and others to expand your local network, create new opportunities and promote your business.

Coffee and croissants included!

Book here.

Paint Night at Epsom Social 

Unleash your inner artist at Epsom Social’s upcoming guided painting class on Tuesday, 2nd July (7pm).

Enjoy a delightful evening of creativity, laughter and relaxation as you paint a beautiful masterpiece alongside friends. Welcome drink included with ticket alongside 25% off food and drink within the venue. All equipment is provided. Come along ready to be creative and leave with a masterpiece.

Book here.

Horton Bar Nights 

The Horton Bar will be open the first Friday of every month until December for Bar Night (free entry). The next one is on Friday, July 5th (5pm-11pm).

Its atmospheric fully-licensed bar has a great vibe for friends or colleagues who love to chat with great background music and no TV. They serve everything from Prosecco to draught beer, great coffee, and a wide selection of soft drinks. The full food menu will be available from 6pm until 8.30pm.

Book ahead to reserve a table for groups of 6+ for dining. Email: hospitality@thehortonepsom.org

Cream Tea with the Mayor and Mayoress 

The Mayor and Mayoress are hosting their Cream Tea at The Horton Epsom on Saturday, 6th July (2-4pm) in support of three great charities: The Ruxley Foundation, Epsom and Ewell Puffins and Epsom and Ewell Phab.

Please book your tickets at: https://mayorscharitiesepsom.sumupstore.com 

Yoga Social Picnic in the Park 

Join the Bodhi Eden crew for a Picnic in the Park on Saturday, 6th July from 12pm onwards. Simply BYOP (Bring Your Own Picnic) and join in Rosebery Park for fun and frolics.

A great chance to connect with the Bodhi Eden family off the mat.

St. John’s Summer Fair 

 

The St John’s Church Stoneleigh Summer Fair will be held in the church, parish centre and within the grounds of St John’s Church on Saturday, 6th July.

There will be live music and entertainment, face painting, raffle, tombola, a variety of stalls and games, which will appeal to all ages as well as the very popular homemade cake stall. Refreshments will be available throughout the event. Lots of family fun and a chance to take a look around a fire engine too.

Keep an eye on the Facebook page for more updates.

www.StJohnsStoneleigh.org.uk

Ewell Village Artisan Market 

The next Ewell Village Artisan Market at The Grove, Ewell Village is on Saturday, 6th July.

A showcase for local businesses, products and producers, you’ll be treated to an array of goods including: wooden hand crafted gifts and toys, art, decor and vintage items; homewares, honey and beeswax products, handmade jewellery, fresh pastries and artisan breads; speciality coffee, award-winning preserves, herbs and spices; ladies clothing and accessories; handmade soap, body butters and vegan skincare products, bamboo eco-friendly products and more!

Messy Church Goes Wild @ St Mary’s Ewell 

It’s the St. Mary’s Ewell ‘Messy Church Goes Wild’ on Saturday, July 6th (2.30pm-4pm). There’ll be activities, songs and bible stories taking place indoors and outdoors (rain or shine).

England Vs Switzerland @ The Ginistry 

Head to The Ginistry on Saturday, 6th July to watch England Vs Switzerland. No matter the score there’ll be a DJ and Saxophonist to get the mood up and the partying going. Doors open from 4pm.

Book tickets here.

Theatre Box present The Wizard of Oz at Epsom Playhouse 

The junior students of Theatre Box will take you over the rainbow with Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion and a host of magical characters as they perform ‘The Wizard of Oz’ at Epsom Playhouse on Saturday, 6th July (12pm).

For more information and booking go to: https://www.epsomplayhouse.co.uk/shows/theatre-box-present-wizard-oz 

EmpowerEd Free Workshop 

Join EmpowerEd for the next FREE children’s workshop on Saturday, July 6th (12pm-2pm).

Get ready for a fun, space-themed adventure with interactive educational activities! ✨

Activities include…
Make your own alien slime
Build your own planet
☄️ Learn about the solar system
Create your own moon sand

Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot today.

+4402045424329
info@empowered-education.co.uk
www.empowered-education.co.uk

The Boogie, Bounce & BBQ Summer Fair

On Sunday, 7th July (11am-2.30pm), join Friends of West Ashtead at West Ashtead Primary School for the Boogie, Bounce & BBQ Summer Fair.

It’s free entry and all are welcome. There’ll be an 80ft inflatable assault course, huge inflatable slide and lots more.

You can purchase an all-day unlimited bounce wristband for only £8 at ticketsource.co.uk/fowa.

Meadow Primary School Summer Fair

 

Meadow Primary School PTA invites you to the school fair on Sunday, 7th July (11am to 3pm).

There will be a huge inflatable obstacle course, bouncy castle, a selection of fair games where you can win prizes, an amazing raffle, a delicious BBQ provided by the Hogsmill Kitchen, soft drinks and a licensed bar, ice creams, plus a number of external stalls. The Year 6s are once again running ‘Grow a Pound’ stalls.

Join in the fun and please bring change.

Epsom Common Discovery Day 

Go on a guided walk on Sunday, 7th July (10am-4.30pm) to find out about the flora and fauna of Epsom Common. All are welcome, including families with children (routes are unlikely to be suitable for push chairs). Well-behaved dogs on leads are also welcome. Walks will last around an hour and a quarter, except for the Wild Flower walk which will be about two hours.

Walks are led by EEBC Countryside Team, starting from Stew Pond Meadow -what3words.com/toast.tens.spider

The event is FREE, but numbers are limited, so please book early to avoid disapointment. Places may be available on the day, but priority will given to those who have booked. If you wish you can also make a donation to ECA funds, but that is completely optional.

If conditions permit, there may be pond dipping and bug hunting at Stew Pond Meadow.

For more information go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/epsom-common-discovery-day-tickets-917711368407

Sound Bath

Join this little yogini for a Sunday evening sound bath on the 7th of July at 6.30 pm at St Martin’s Church.

A peaceful and mindful way to start your week, you’ll begin the session with a gentle relaxation practice, which will be followed by a sound bath. Clear crystal quartz bowls emit the most beautiful clear and pure sound, which encourages you into a deep state of relaxation and healing.

All information is available on www.thislittleyogini.com

Epsom Library Feedback Drop-in 

Epsom Library will shortly be undergoing a series of improvements aimed at modernising the space. To share these proposed changes and gather feedback, there will be a drop-in event at the library on Tuesday, 9th July from 10am to 4pm.

During this event, attendees can view the proposed changes and ask questions directly to the project team.

www.surreycc.gov.uk/librariestransformation 

Starstruck Dance Academy – Two Week Free Trials 

Starstruck Dance Academy is offering a two week free trial for ballet, tap, modern, street and musical theatre across the age groups starting on Wednesday, 10th July. See above flyer for more details or email: laura401@hotmail.co.uk

Stoneleigh Library Vegan Monthly Meet-up

The Stoneleigh Library Vegan Monthly Meet-up is an informal event where you can meet others and share some vegan food (tea and coffee-making facilities are available). The next meeting is on Friday, 12th July (7.30pm-9.30pm).

For more information contact Philippa Kay at Philippakay@live.co.uk

The 2nd Cuddington Scout Group Beer Festival 

The 2nd Cuddington Scout Group in Epsom is hosting a Beer Festival on Friday, 12th and Saturday, 13th July to raise funds for its scout activities and community initiatives. This event promises to be a fun and enjoyable day for all attendees, featuring a variety of local beers, ciders, and non-alcoholic options alongside live music, food, and gin on the Saturday sessions.

For more details and booking go to: https://fixr.co/organiser/CuddingtonBeerFestival

Location: 2nd Cuddington, Rowe Hall, Salisbury Road, Worcester Park.

Ewell Village Fair 

The Ewell Village Fair is on Saturday, 13th July at St. Mary’s Church and grounds between 10am-4pm and it’s FREE entry.

Come and see….
Morris and Clog Dancing
Punch and Judy
Epsom Singers
Silver and Military Bands
Music recitals
Bottle Tombola
Cake stall and competition
Toy stall
Beer Tent
BBQ
Ice Cream
Raffle
Hook a duck
Bric a Brac and loads more!

Epsom Fire Station Open Day 

The Epsom Fire Station Open Day is on Saturday, 13th July between 12pm and 3pm and at the earlier time of 11am to 12pm for those with Special Educational Needs.

Church St, Epsom KT17 4PW. If you can’t make this date, there are other Fire Station open days taking place:

Sutton – Saturday, 10th August
Reigate – Saturday, 31st August

Ellis’ Fundraiser day at Neat HQ 

Ellis is a little local boy who needs £250,000 to get him to the US for treatment. Neat will be hosting a fundraiser day on Saturday, July 13th (9am-12pm) where all proceeds raised will go towards his treatment.

It’s £5 per adult; book online to receive one entry into the raffle to be drawn on the day. Tickets can also be purchased on the day/door. All kids go free.

Unlimited play wristbands can also be purchased on the day for £5 – children can then play in the football tournaments/matches and full use of the inflatables.

Raffle tickets will also be sold on the day.

Full details and booking here. Venue: The Pavilion, Court Recreation Ground, Epsom, KT19 8SB

Antidote in Aid of Breast Cancer Research @ The Ginistry 

Get ready for The Ginistry’s Antidote Festival on Saturday, 13th July.

Brought to you by Alex Langford and sponsored by guitarguitar Epsom, expect an incredible line-up of musicians from 12pm to Midnight.

Tickets are just £15 per person, and ALL proceeds go to Cancer Research UK for breast cancer research.

Join for a day full of music and support a great cause! Get your tickets now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/antidote-charity-festival-epsom-tickets-884519169647

Ashley Centre Kids Club 

The Ashley Centre Kids Club workshops return from 10-4pm on every second Sunday of the month.

Is 2024 the year it’s coming home? On Sunday, July 14th bring your children along to make their own Euro 2024 flag for the finals. All FREE.

Sutton Summer Festival 

A FREE Summer Festival Event – Sutton Holiday Activities and Food Programme and Beyond the Box Young Producers Present: Sutton Summer Festival on Sunday,  July 14th (12pm-6pm).

A vibrant and inclusive event designed for young people and organised by young people, the festival promises a day of fun, music, food and activities for the whole family.

Festival Highlights:

• Inflatable Assault Course: Challenge yourself and your friends on an exciting obstacle course.
• Sports Challenges: Test your skills with various sports challenges and activities.
•⁠ ⁠Games: Participate in fun and engaging games suitable for all ages.
•⁠ ⁠Chill Zones: Relax and unwind in designated chill-out areas.
•⁠ ⁠Sutton United Coaches: Meet the coaches from Sutton United and learn more about their programs and initiatives.
•⁠ ⁠Music: Enjoy music
•⁠ ⁠FREE Food: Savour delicious summer snacks
•⁠ ⁠Prizes: Get active and win some amazing prizes!

And much, much more!

Location: Beddington Park, Church Rd, Wallington, SM6 7NN For more details go to: https://suttoninformationhub.org.uk/pages/HAF 

Festival of Archaeology at Bourne Hall Museum 

This year, Bourne Hall Museum is taking part in the Festival of Archaeology.

Over two weeks (Monday, 15th July- Saturday 27th July) there will be walks around Nonsuch Park and a talk on the history of Ewell Grove. There’ll be an exhibition on the prehistory of the local area, an amazing Living History Day, (Saturday, July 20th) which will include Roman reenactors along with those from the Viking and prehistory periods.

Also meet the Victorian archaeologists and learn about the early history of the science. Bring your finds along and get them identified or get to handle items and pottery from the Romans to the Victorians.

For the children there will be brass rubbing and archaeological craft making activities, including make a mammoth. They can also try cave painting.

Dr James Dilly, whom you may have seen on TV, will be smelting bronze age tools later in the week.

Find the programme for the week here: Archaeology Festival 2

Epsom Racecourse Antiques and Collectables Fair

 

The next Antiques and Collectables Fair (under new management) is on Tuesday, 16th July and will include up to around 70 stands indoors, and some outside stands (weather dependant).

Admission is £3 only and there’s free parking. Early trade admission from 7am is £10 via the main gate. Open to the public 9.00am-3pm.

For more details go here.

V Fit Ewell – Charity Spin Event for Ellis 

V Fit Ewell is holding a charity spin event for Ellis on Tuesday, 16th July (9am-6pm) to help raise funds towards the treatment he needs in America.

Please head along and either donate or help keep the bike moving all day!

https://www.instagram.com/vfit_ewell/ 
https://www.vfit-ewell.co.uk/ 

Rat Pack Live @ Epsom Playhouse 

On Thursday, 18th July (7.30pm) the ‘Rat Pack’ comes to Epsom Playhouse.

They were the definition of cool during their fifties and sixties Vegas heyday – Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jnr.

Combining the full sound of big band swing with charisma, panache and swagger, the trio – collectively known as The Rat Pack – had attitude. Rat Pack Live invites you to be part of the gang and features all the patter and razzamatazz of their infamous live shows. So prepare yourself for the UK’s most authentic Rat Pack concert experience…

This brilliant production revives all-time-favourites such as New York, New York, That’s Amore, My Way, Mr Bojangles and That’s Life.

For more information and booking go to: https://www.epsomplayhouse.co.uk/node/4040

Ahh…Freak Out! @ Epsom Playhouse


Ahh…Freak Out! – The World’s Biggest Disco hits.

Step into the glittering time machine and journey back to the dazzling 1970s. Turn back the clock and bring the disco inferno back to life, LIVE on stage at Epsom Playhouse on Friday, 19th July (7.30pm).

Get ready to boogie the night away as you’re taken on a magical journey delivering non-stop, chart-topping disco hits alongside a world class live band! We’re talkin’ Donna Summer’s sultry vibes, Earth, Wind & Fire’s cosmic funk, the Bee Gees’ silky harmonies, and Gloria Gaynor’s fierce diva power – all in one mind-blowing show.

For more details and booking go to:  https://www.epsomplayhouse.co.uk/shows/ahhfreak-out 

Bourne Hall Pre-loved Clothes Market 

Held at Bourne Hall Ewell, this market (formerly called Cash in the Wardrobe) is for anyone wanting to sell pre-loved, second hand, vintage or even new clothes from their wardrobe. It’s held every third Saturday of the month with the next one being on Saturday, 20th July (10am-2pm).

Regency Ball @ The Horton

You are cordially invited to the ball of the season on Saturday, 20th July (from 7.30pm). Dress to impress and immerse yourself in the Regency era in the beautiful surroundings of The Horton.

Learn traditional dances, try your hand at portrait sketching, enjoy live music with a string quartet and grand piano. It’s the perfect ambience if you’ve loved the spectacle of historical romance drama Bridgerton.

Book your ticket here.

Epsom Community Passion Play 2025 

Come and meet with members of your community on Saturday, 20th July (3pm-4pm) as writer and director, Susie Pottinger shares a vision for next year’s Good Friday Passion Play in the heart of Epsom.

Everyone is welcome (children to be accompanied by an adult, please).

Whether you’d like to be in the play, play music, dance or sing, or whether you’d like to design a flyer, help with ideas, costumes or props or even if you’d just like to know what they’re up to so you can help invite the audience, head down to Epsom Methodist Church and see what you could be a part of.

Summer Sundown Sessions 

Abi Scott & Her Motown Band will be performing at The Derby Arms on Sunday, 21st July (4-6pm) as part of the Summer Sundown Sessions.

Head down for live music, hand crafted cocktails, seasonal small plates and sharers, and exclusive offers.

Book a table here: https://www.thederbyarmsepsom.co.uk/tablebooking#/

Realistic Music Academy Summer Workshops 

The Realistic Music Academy Summer Workshops are now booking for the week of the 22nd July or 29th July (9.30am-3pm).

A week-long workshop for young musicians who will learn skills and techniques, classic rock/pop songs, then form a band, pen their own hit number and record a music video in Realistic Music Academy’s custom-built studios.

Guitar, bass, drums and vocals.

15 Pound Lane, Epsom, 01372 740 300. Book now at: https://realisticmusicacademy.com/summer-workshops/
Family Events at The Horton

The Horton is running a series of family events over the summer kicking off with the Family Creative Mosaic Workshop on Tuesday, July 23rd (10.30am-11.30am). More information and booking here.

This is followed by Kids Spanish Classes on Saturday, 27th of July. Kidslingo is partnering with the Horton to offer FREE beginner Spanish taster sessions for children aged 2-11 years old, as part of the 2024 Festival of Spanish Music and Dance.

7-11 year olds – 1:30pm – 40 minute lesson
2-6 year olds – 2:20pm – 30 minute lesson

More information and booking here.

 

Shuang Yang Cane Workshop 

This adults workshop on Wednesday, 24th July (11.30am-5.30pm) is suitable for everyone, no experience is necessary.

Limited spaces available, book now to avoid disappointment: namyangepsom@gmail.com /07969 268595

Dates & Steaks at The Derby Arms

The next Dates & Steaks night at the Derby Arms is on Thursday, 25th July (6pm-10pm).

There’ll be a range of premium steak cuts and steak specials for you to try on a special menu. Bring a date or your best mate.

Book a table now via the website link.

Fiesta Cubana @ Be at One Epsom

Celebrating its love for rum cocktails, and trying to manifest the Cuban weather for the summer, Be at One Epsom is  having a FIESTA CUBANA party Friday, July 26th to Saturday, July 27th. Book now and use Codeword “Cuban Holiday” in booking requests to get an extra hour of 2-4-1.

Book now: https://www.beatone.co.uk/epsom/party-booking 

Satisfied Eye International Film Festival 

Get your tickets now for the best of fest programme running from Friday, 26th July to Sunday, 28th July.

Rediscover your favourites and discover new amazing stories over three days of the very best films Satisfied Eye has ever screened across its entire history – all shown at the stunning new Epsom Picture House during a weekend of fun and activities.

Tickets are strictly limited and a number of programmes always sell out, so get in early! Full programme and tickets available on: www.picturehouses.com/seiff 

DJ Steve Facey @ The Derby Arms 

Head to The Derby Arms’ garden on Friday, 26th July (music from 7pm – close) for an evening of 80s, 90S, 00s, Old School R&B and Classic House Anthems with DJ Steve Facey.

Tables are first come first served on the evening. Tickets are required for entrance. Get your tickets via this link.

Epsom Family Fridays 

Family Fridays return to Epsom Marketplace this Summer. Free family fun activities every Friday from 26th July until the  30th of August. Featuring dinosaurs, climbing wall, caving, crazy golf, circus skills and more.

Make sure you follow Go Epsom on social media for all the latest news and info.

Disco Totz Summer Parties 

 

The summer parties dates have been released and are as follows:

Monday, 29th July
Monday, 5th August
Monday, 12th August

Friday, 2nd August
Thursday, 8th August
Friday, 16th August

All at 10.15am- 11.15am at Breech Lane Community Centre, Walton-on-the-Hill (Tadworth) KT20 7SN

Includes: 1 hour disco, bubbles, disco dancing, instruments and rainbow parachute plus all children receive an ice lolly and a Disco Totz sticker.

Book tickets on the website: https://discototz.com/

Epsom’s Oldest Road  – History Walk

The summer programme of fascinating guided history walks around Epsom and Ewell for all the family begins on Tuesday, 30th July (10am-11.30am) with an exploration of Epsom’s ancient heart along its oldest road.

Discover the oldest surviving residential building and the site of Epsom’s own brewery. See the parish church, mentioned in Domesday Book, and the grand houses once inhabited by Epsom’s lords and ladies. There are connections with Charles I and the owner of the Cedars bankrolled William of Orange’s invasion of England. Learn about Epsom’s educational past at the old Technical Institute building, and the importance of the fire station in World War 2. Oh yes, and a discover few ghosts!

Meet opposite the fire station in Church Street, Epsom KT17 4PW.

Walks cost £6 per person and are limited to 20 people per walk.
Places must be booked with David Brooks – Tel: 020 8394 1734 Email: dbrooks@epsom-ewell.gov.uk

Summer Baby Classes 


Baby Sensory Epsom is running classes throughout the Summer. You can also book on now for the September Term.

Classes are especially designed for babies from birth, and you can stay with them right up to their first birthday and beyond.

Baby Sensory classes are an educational, interactive and developmental programme, which will help your baby learn and develop important skills. The classes are built on your baby’s natural play-rest-play cycle to ensure they are not overstimulated.

Baby Sensory classes are an ideal place to meet new parents, ask questions, share ideas, experiences and memories together.

Baby Sensory Epsom has received the Gold Aware Accreditation with Children’s Activities Association.

Book on the website: https://www.babysensory.com/epsom/ 

Epsom Social Weekly Events 

Check out Epsom Social’s weekly events plan above and keep your eyes on its socials for the weekly special events.

To apply to perform at any of Epsom Social’s events, please contact info@epsomsocial.com

Connect Café – Coffee Morning for SEN Parents 

Chat with other parents over a coffee and share experiences and tips on supporting your children with SEN. Everyone is welcome, no booking required.

Thursdays (9.30am-11.00am), term-time at Epsom Family Centre, Pound Lane, KT19 8RY

Book Now!

Code Ninjas Summer Camps 

Gear up for an unforgettable summer at Code Ninjas Camps. These exciting camps are designed to keep kids engaged and learning with hands-on coding projects, game development, and creative challenges. Perfect for all skill levels, the camps inspire curiosity and innovation.

Enrol now and let the adventure begin: https://www.codeninjas.co.uk/epsom-sry-uk/camps 

EzeeSport Summer Holiday Camps 

Booking for Summer Camps in Epsom, Leatherhead/Bookham is now open: https://ezeesport.com/pages/summer-holidays-2024 

Aerial Tumbling Club Gymnastics Summer Camps

The Aerial Tumbling Club Gymnastics Summer Camps are running throughout August. Details above. Contact head coach Justine to reserve a place: aerialtumblingclub@hotmail.com

Visit: https://www.aerialtumblingclub.co.uk/

Laird Academy Summer School

Join Laird Academy for a summer like no other. Dive into the magic of theatre with its ‘A Musical in a Week’ course. From learning choreography to mastering your role, this is your chance to shine on stage. The course runs from Monday, August 12th to Friday, 16th August (9am-3.30pm).

To book contact: laird.ballet@gmail.com

EmpowerEd Summer Camp 

EmpowerEd’s Summer Camp is running throughout the school summer holidays. Expect lots of fun and creative educational activities with arts and crafts, game zone, science experiments and more.

Contact on 07341179293 or epsom@empowered-education.co.uk for more details.

Visit: https://www.empowered-education.co.uk

 

Roll With It Football Coaching – Summer Camps 

Roll With It Football Coaching’s football development camps for Summer 2024 are now LIVE!

Roll With It Football Coaching – Football Development Camp 

Learn the skills of the game, battle it out with your friends, win prizes and be the hero by lifting its very own EURO trophy in the EURO 2024 themed camps.

4 reasons why your child should attend football development camps:

  • Expert coaching from a UEFA & FA standard coaching team with over 30 plus years’ experience.
  • Our philosophy of learn it, master it, use it will leave your child feeling like they have learnt new skills and expressed their ability.
  • Our mindset training will help players with their resilience and help them to solve and embrace challenges.
  • Make new or meet up with old friends, as your child will be encouraged to play with others and use positive communication.
  • Come & stay active over the summer holidays & strive towards your greatness!

Roll With It – Mini Rolls Multi Activity Camps 

4 reasons why your child should attend Multi Activity camps:

  • Build on their own self confidence and awareness
  • Make new or meet up with old friends, as your child will be encouraged to play with others and use positive communication
  • Learn & develop new and existing skills.
  • Be in a fun, safe and nurturing environment with staff that care about your child and their development and enjoyment.

The early bird discount is only available until 1st July for both camps.

Visit: pbbl.uk/rollwithitfootballcoaching for more information and to book.

Sam’s Classroom Summer Camp

* New date added: Wednesday, 24th July * – BOOK NOW.  

Sam’s Classroom Summer Camp is taking place Tuesday, 27th August- Friday, 30th August (9.30-3.00pm).

Four days of fun filled maths, games, outdoor learning, water colour painting and crafts led by a qualified teacher, tutor and home educator in Tadworth. Sign up for a day or two, or the whole week. Every day will be different.

Venue: Sam’s Classroom, Tadworth, KT20 5NR

Book by Friday, 19th July to secure the early bird discount. Sibling discount also available.

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Epsom and Leatherhead Summer Mega Camps

 

Mega Camps are running once again this Summer between Wednesday, 24th July and Friday, 30th August (8am-6pm). They offer a host of sporting and arts and crafts activities for 4-14 year-olds.

The early bird offer ends on Monday, 1st of July, so book now to take advantage: https://www.megacamps.net/

 

Holiday Camps at Ebbisham Sports Club

Holiday Camps are back at Ebbisham Sports Club, with various dates available to book across the summer holiday period from 9.00am-3.00pm. Ebbisham will be running both Try-Sport camps and Badminton & Squash camps this summer.

The holiday camps are an ideal introduction to a variety of different sports for children aged 7-14 years old. They’re an enjoyable way for children to start playing sport and feature coaching, games and social activities. Children will learn new sports skills, make friends and grow their confidence.

23 July – Try-Sport
24 July – Try-Sport
31 July – Try-Sport
6 August – Try-Sport
7 August – Try-Sport
20 August – Badminton & Squash
21 August – Badminton & Squash
27 August – Badminton & Squash
28 August – Badminton & Squash

Cost: Ebbisham Members £32 per day/ Non-Members £35 per day

If you wish to book a place, email admin@ebbishamsportsclub.com for a registration form.

At Little Saints Preschool

Little Saints Preschool’s Mini Beasts & Little Saints Go Wild weeks are a great hit with the children.

“Melting ice mini beasts, taking photos of items in nature, bark rubbing and making bird feeders. Lots of different crafts were made from items found in the park trip and our mud kitchen was a firm favourite!”

If this sounds like fun then you’ll be interested to know they have spaces for children aged 2 – 4 years old from September 2024. Please email info@littlesaints-preschool.com for more information.

New Dawn Soul @ The Ivory Lounge 

Step into Reigate’s stylish Ivory Lounge bar on Sunday, 13th October (from 7pm), and let sensational, soul band New Dawn Soul, take you on a musical journey. Hailing from the heart of Surrey, New Dawn Soul will put on a night packed with timeless soul classics and contemporary hits to get you up and on your feet. The band’s fresh, vibrant twist on the classic soul sound will resonate with audiences of all ages.

For more details and booking go to: https://fixr.co/event/new-dawn-soul-tickets-80617097

Summer Reading Challenge 

Sign up today for the 2024 Summer Reading Challenge at your local library. This year’s theme is Marvellous Makers, so get creating, get reading, and get stuck in!

More information here: https://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/ 

Coming up!

Free Holiday Cinema @ St Mary’s Ewell

The FREE Ewell Summer Holiday Cinema has showings on Sunday, 4th, 11th and 18th August (doors open at 2.30pm) at St Mary’s, Ewell

For more details on this and other events go to: https://www.facebook.com/stmarysewell 

This blog is updated throughout the month so don’t forget to check back in. Also look out for the mid-month recap

Have a great month.

Fran x

 
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Francesca De Franco
I’m Fran a Londoner living in Surrey with my great husband and our three lovely children. My eldest daughter is 15 and my twin daughters are aged 12.

I'm a freelance PR consultant and also run The Parent Social blog where I write about the activities we do, the places that we visit, the games that we play as well as all the every day parenting (and some non-parenting) stuff in between. I also have a wine and food PR consultancy and blog - https://www.vinocibo.co.uk/

My love for communicating and writing, mirrors my passion for trying to be the best mum I can be. Interests include good food and wine, Italian culture, football and personal finance.

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