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THE MARCH LOWDOWN…

Posted by Francesca De Franco on 27 Feb 2024

🌼 Spring is around the corner and Mother’s Day and Easter are on the horizon so there’s plenty coming up. Here’s your March Lowdown…

Roll With It Football

PARENTS that coach a grassroots team who live in & around the Surrey area!! This is for you…….

Roll With It Football Coaching is thrilled to announce their priority list is now open for our Parent Coach Elevator this is a FREE workshop on Friday 1st March 2024.

This workshop is not designed for established coaches it’s designed for parents that coach within the grassroots game that want to elevate themselves & give their players a better experience. Raise their confident at training & match days as well as much much more!

Register your interest here or email enquiries@rollwithitfootball.com for more information.

Ewell Village Artisan Market

This popular market is held in The Grove in Ewell Village (KT17 1RE) on the first Saturday of the month with the next on Saturday 2nd March (10am-3pm).  It’s 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!

Epsom Social

🌸 🐣 Epsom Social has a great lineup of exciting events throughout March. From Mother’s Day crafts to Easter workshops, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Also don’t miss out on their spring fair featuring local artisans and their egg-citing Easter Friday festivities including crafts, treasure hunts, and egg races!

Mother’s Day Events

Saturday 2nd March, 2pm – Crafts

Saturday 9th March, 2pm Poem Workshop

Sunday 10th March, 3pm Paper Flower Workshop

Spring Fair Sunday 3rd March 12 – 5pm

Pop Up Event featuring local businesses selling gift items

Easter Workshops 29th March

1oam – 1pm Easter Crafts

1pm – 2pm Easter Egg Treasure Hunt

2pm – 3pm Egg and Spoon Race

For more information go to their Insta.

St Mary’s Ewell Messy Church

Join St Mary’s, Ewell this Saturday 2nd March 2.30pm – 4pm, and every first Saturday of the month for Messy Church goes wild. 2:30pm for activities, bible stories, and prayers for all the family.

Tattenhams Market 

The next Tattenhams Market (organised by St Mark’s church) is on Saturday, 2nd March from 10am to 1pm. It is a charity special helping local charities with lots of stalls for the community to browse and buy from.

There is a cafe supplying delicious cakes and hot dogs for lunch! It’s a great social event – all welcome! Free admission.

Day of Reflection 

Sunday, 3rd of March is Marie Curie’s fourth annual Day of Reflection. It’s a special moment to remember everyone who died during the pandemic.

The locations of Covid Memorial Benches in Epsom & Ewell can be found here: https://www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk/locations-covid-memorial-benches-epsom-ewell 

Toy Story at St Mary’s Church

Head down to St Mary’s Ewell on Sunday, 3rd March at 2.30pm and watch Toy Story. Family ticket costs £5 and are available from Church or on Eventbrite.

Ginistry DJ Nights 

The Ginistry DJ Nights continue into March with the next dates being Saturday 2nd, Friday 15th and Saturday, 30th of March (7pm to close).

For more information and to book a table visit: https://theginistry.com/events/epsom-events/

Epsom Social Sunday Comedy Night 

Head to the Epsom Social on Sunday, 3rd of March for an evening of laughter as the Sunday Night Comedy returns!

Featuring the hilarious Andrew Maxwell, Lulu Popplewell and Erich McElroy PLUS more comedians to be announced.

Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8.15pm. Secure your seats now and book today here.

Afternoon Tea @ Merland Rise 

With Mother’s Day round the corner, why not treat the ladies you love to an Afternoon Tea at Merland Rise’s Cafe? Enjoy a selection of sandwiches, scones and sweet treats along with a wide range of teas for just £12.50 per person. Available on Wednesday, 6th March to Friday, 8th March (1pm-2.30pm).

Book your table at: merlandrisechurch.org.uk – limited spaces available.

Epsom Library Story and Craft Events 

Epsom Library’s exciting Junior events continue into March as below.

7th March – Pirate-themed rhyme time for World Book Day 10.30-11.15 am (under 5s free event).

9th March – Anansi the Spiderman, a story and craft workshop 2.30-3.30 pm (£3 per child, 4 years +). Pre-booking is required either at the Epsom Library help desk or by email: epsom.library@surreycc.gov.uk

Red Raw – The Hypnotist Robert Temple @ Epsom Playhouse 

“The Hypnotist: Red Raw” is a brand new show coming to Epsom Playhouse on Thursday, March 7th (from 7.30pm) where volunteers from the audience unlock their imaginations and create a once-in-a-lifetime show of improvised comedy under the influence of hypnosis – live on stage.

Things will be imagined, people’s identities forgotten, changed and their reality completely altered. All in the spirit of a ruddy good laugh.

It’s the perfect night out whether you watch from the audience or you choose to participate as a star of the show, this is a night out not to be missed.

For more information and booking go to: https://www.epsomplayhouse.co.uk/shows/red-raw-hypnotist-robert-temple Not suitable for under 15’s.

Thursday Morning Yoga at The Horton

Start the day with a session of gentle yoga at The Horton Thursday, 7th March (9.15am – 10.15am) to Thursday, 28th March.

Yoga teacher Louise Tozer will incorporate breathing techniques, sound and gentle movements into her classes to improve self-awareness, flexibility and relaxation.

This is an all-inclusive class, suitable for all levels, taking place in the the Horton’s mezzanine space. For more details and booking go to: https://thehortonepsom.org/events/thursday-morning-yoga-2024-march/

International Women’s Day Event at Ebbisham Sports Club

To help celebrate International Women’s Day, Ebbisham Sports Club is running a FREE 2-hour event for women only on Friday, 8th March (11am-1pm).

Members and non-members will have the opportunity to try badminton, squash & racketball and cardio tennis in a social and friendly environment. After the sport, there will be free tea, coffee and cake!

*All equipment will be provided for those who don’t have their own.

To register your interest please email admin@ebbishamsportsclub.com.

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea @ The Well House Inn 

Enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea with mum for Mother’s Day Saturday, 9th March 1pm or 4pm. What could be a more perfect way to say ‘Thank you’ than tea and cakes? Call or message to book: 01737 830640/info@thewellhouseinn.co.uk

A fabulous Saturday night out in Stoneleigh for a tenner! (inc glass of fizz).

Grease Sing-A-Long @ Christ Church Epsom

On Saturday, 9th March Christ Church Epsom will be hosting its first event of 2024 – a Grease Sing-A-Long! For more information see poster or visit their website: www.christchurchepsom.org.uk

Get your best 70’s outfit at the ready!

The Greatest Showman Sing Along 

The Greatest Showman Sing Along at St John’s church (by Stoneleigh Station) on Saturday, 9th March at 7:30pm.

“From rags to riches, P.T. Barnum dreams big, creating a circus spectacle that captivates hearts and defies the odds. With dazzling performances and infectious tunes, it’s a celebration of the extraordinary.”

£10.00 per ticket including glass of fizz or soft drink, £5.00 for under 18’s including soft drink.

Win great raffle prizes.

Get your tickets here: https://church.stjohnsstoneleigh.org.uk/showman/

Surrey Stands With Ukraine 

‘Dinah’ the aerial platform fire engine will be in Epsom marketplace on Saturday, 9th March (10am-3pm).

Come and see this life saving donation to Ukraine, that the Epsom and Ewell supported the purchase of.

Check out their Facebook page for more about their work.

Dylan Strong Foundation Gala

It’s The Dylan Strong Foundation Charity Gala on Saturday, 9th March. It is guaranteed to be a fabulous evening of entertainment with a three course dinner, auction and disco.

Get your glad rags and black tie ready and head down to the Epsom Downs Racecourse Duchess Stand. Please do not miss out on your tickets – £90pp or £900 for a table. It starts at 7pm with a finish at 12.30pm.

This is the event’s three year anniversary and Dylan’s 10th birthday. All monies raised will go to supporting children with cancer.

The link to the tickets can be found here: https://dylanstrongfoundation.co.uk/events/ Epsom and Ewell Families is proud to be sponsoring this event.

Epsom Library Story Time and Craft Event

Head to Epsom Library on Saturday, 9th March from 2:30-3:30pm for an exciting story-telling and craft event inspired by the Akan folklore character Anansi the Spiderman!

To book, sign up at the help desk or email epsom.library@surreycc.gov.uk.

There is a booking cost of £3 per child. This event is for children aged 3+, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Afternoon G & Tea @ The Ginistry 

Don’t miss the chance to celebrate this Mother’s Day in the most exquisite way possible. Head down to The Ginistry on Saturday, 9th March for an afternoon filled with delectable food from All Thing’s Nice, tantalising gin, and soul-stirring music from the incredible Sax Player Jermaine Jones!

Secure your spot for this perfect pre-Mother’s Day celebration here.

Myths, Gods and Monsters – Museum Kids Club 

Think myths, gods and monsters are things of the past,? Learn how they pop up everywhere from brand names to days of the week. At the next Museum Kids Club on Saturday, 9th March (1pm-2.30pm) you’ll look at cosmic turtles, the Norse gods, and the Odyssey, with storytelling and poems from all over the world.

You can take part in the popular World Cup of Mythological Monsters and choose the victor of several rounds of monster fights. It’s a fun way to learn about the origins and evolution of legendary dragons, yetis, gorgons, the sphinx, the minotaur and the bunyip, a creature originally from Australian Aboriginal mythology but now part of Australian culture.

It will be led by Ana Sampson who has edited many bestselling poetry anthologies. She will bring some of her books which can be purchased and also signed by her.

To book contact: David Brooks, Bourne Hall Museum, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey KT17 1UF  Tel 020 8394 1734. Email: dbrooks@epsom-ewell.gov.uk

Mother’s Day at The Derby Arms 

This Mother’s Day celebrate with The Derby Arms’ limited-edition three-course Mother’s Day menu on Sunday, 10th March.

Spoil the lady of the hour with a glass of Freixenet Prosecco D.O.C, bringing flavours of lemon, green apple and zesty grapefruit to the occasion!

Check out the full menu here (looks lovely!).

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea – Mayfield Lavender 

Treat your Mum to Afternoon Tea at Mayfield Lavender’s beautiful Glasshouse Cafe in Epsom on Sunday, March 10th (11.30am-4pm).

Enjoy a delicious sharing stand for two with a glass of Prosecco; assorted finger sandwiches, sausage rolls and mini quiche; warm lavender scones with Cornish clotted cream and strawberry jam; assorted macarons, chocolate brownies and mini cakes. Plus your choice of their Signature Lavender Tea or Coffee and a complementary gift for your lovely Mum.

Price: £60 for two
For booking go here.

Sip and Paint Evening (Craft my Day) 

Want to learn how to paint with a drink in hand and plenty of good banter? Bring your friends, mum or just your beautiful self no matter your skill-level (yes, even if you’ve never touched a paint-brush before). Craft my Day will help you create your own canvas, step-by-step. This is the best way to explore painting and is all about the fun and joy of art, PLUS – all the materials and light refreshments are included (plus two glasses of bubbly!). Time to unwind and get creative!

Date: Friday, 15th March
Time: 7pm-9pm 

Booking: https://craftmyday.live.baluu.co.uk/event/sip-and-paint-evening—worcester-park-1704479258

Epsom Business Social at Epsom Social 

On Thursday, 14th March (7–9pm) Epsom and Ewell Families & Sessami are hosting the Epsom Business Social at the Epsom Social.

Tickets: £20 includes a £5 drinks/food voucher for Epsom Social.

Join them and other local business owners for face-to-face business networking in a great venue, get motivated and inspired by others in an informal environment where everyone is keen to connect and help each other grow.

Make new connections, share ideas, build your business, forge lasting relationships, and be part of something special. For more details and booking go here.

The Electric 80s at Bourne Hall 

Bourne Hall is hosting its first 80’s night! The Electric 80’s band will be performing on Friday, 15th March in the Main Hall 8pm-10pm; doors open at 7.30pm. Tickets just £10.00.

Bringing a group? Why not book a table for just £10.00 per person? To book call 020 8393 9571.

* There will be a card only bar at the event

Epsom & Ewell Town Twinning Association Quiz Night

The Epsom & Ewell Town Twinning Association is holding a Quiz Night on Friday, 15th March (doors open 7.00pm for 7.30pm start) at All Saints Hall, Community Hall, West Ewell.

Further details on flyer. To book your place contact donna@epsomtwinning.com

Easter Crafts & Games at Christ Church Ewell   

On Saturday, 16th March (2pm-4pm) at Christ Church Ewell there’ll be lots of fun things to make and do with a great selection of Easter craft activities as well as games, snacks and a warm ‘Coffee Zone’ for parents to relax and chat together.

Parents are welcome to stay. £3 per child. For children in school years Reception to Year 6 (ages 4 – 11).
Booking essential. To book your place please text or WhatsApp 07840 904001.

Cash in the Wardrobe

Cash in the wardrobe

eld at Bourne Hall Ewell, this market 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 two being on Saturday, 16th March and Saturday, 20th April.

Entry is free, and you can expect to find clothing, shoes, bags, belts, hats, accessories and jewellery.

St Patrick’s Day Ceilidh @ The Horton 

On Saturday, 16th March (from 7.30pm) celebrate St Patrick’s Day with an unforgettable evening of high-energy fun with the glamorous and talented ceilidh band Call Me Ceilidh. Perfect for the beginner or experienced ceilidh dancer.

With traditional Irish and Scottish music, they guarantee to keep you dancing all night. If you’re new to ceilidh, here is how it works:

First of all, the caller explains each dance before you do it and then gives instructions during the dance. Dances are often performed in a ring formation and the live music will keep you moving.

The Horton’s fully-licensed café-bar will be open from 6pm serving meals and drinks. Last orders 11pm. The event is open to adults and young people aged 11+. Under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

To book tickets go here.

Surrey Hills Hike 

The Surrey Hills Hike in aid of The Children’s Trust is taking place on Sunday, 17th March from 9.30am. You can choose from a 5-mile or 10-mile option and they have now introduced a ‘1K Your Way!’ route. This route is fully accessible and suitable for buggies and wheelchairs.

The Surrey Hills Hike is a great opportunity to explore the great outdoors with friends and family and meet new friends along the way. Family-friendly and dog-friendly!

Entry Fee: £10 (plus any additional sponsorship you raise)
Registration from 9:30am.

The hike starts and finishes at The Children’s Trust, Tadworth. All proceeds will help raise vital funds for children with brain injury. Secure your tickets now: https://www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/…/surrey-hills-hike

Terrarium workshops @ Ashtead Park Garden Centre 

Head to Ashtead Park Garden Centre on Sunday, 17th March for their spring terrarium workshops.

Learn all about how to create your own terrarium, choose your plants and how to care for it afterwards. Everything you need is included, even tea/coffee and cake!

Booking essential: https://www.ashteadpark.com/activities/111/terrarium-workshop

Epsom Players Present Hairspray at Epsom Playhouse 

Hairspray, the family-friendly smash hit musical, comes to Epsom Playhouse the 19th-23rd of March courtesy of Epsom Players.

“Welcome to the sixties! Come with us to Baltimore where our vivacious heroine Tracy Turnblad has only one desire, to dance on the popular “Corny Collins Show”. When her dream comes true, Tracy must use her newfound power to bring racial integration to the show, dethrone the reigning Teen Queen and win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin .. all without denting her ‘do! This family friendly, smash-hit musical is piled bouffant high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs such as “Good Morning Baltimore” and “You Can’t Stop the Beat” that’ll get you groovin’ to a brand new sound, so what are you waiting for?”

For more information and to book tickets go to: https://www.epsomplayhouse.co.uk/shows/epsom-players-present-hairspray 

Dealing with Difficult Emotions – Free Workshop 

This very popular FREE parenting workshop is back at Epsom Family Centre on Thursday, 21st March (10.00am-12.00pm).

Does your child get anxious and overwhelmed easily? Do they exhibit angry outbursts and meltdowns? Difficult behaviour is aways led by difficult emotions. This workshop helps to address these emotions and teaches ways to manage and express emotions safely.

Where: Epsom Family Centre, Pound Lane, Epsom, KT19 8RY
To book a place call or email on epsomfamilycentre@surreycc.gov.uk 

Rotary Club of Epsom Quiz Night  

Epsom Rotary Club is holding a Quiz Night on Friday, 22nd March (7.30pm) at St Joseph’s Church in Epsom. Whilst teams of around six are encouraged individuals are welcome to join in.

To book a table email: pairofshortts@aol.com.

Epsom Square Easter Egg Hunt 

Head down to Epsom Square on Saturday, 23rd March (10am-12.30pm) for an interactive trail and Easter Egg Hunt.

Tickets are £3 per child if purchased here: https://ambition-dance-company.sumupstore.com/products or £3.50 on the day. Tickets include the trail and an Easter Egg.

Rosebery Park Easter Egg Trail 

On Saturday, 23rd March Age Concern Epsom will be hosting an eggcellent Easter Egg Trail in Rosebery Park, Epsom from 10am – 1pm.

Find the clues to reveal a mystery prize. A fun activity pitched for under 12s, it’s £3 per entry and all ticket holders win a prize on completion (only those wishing to win a prize need to purchase a ticket).

Booking advisable: https://www.jumblebee.co.uk/eastereggtrailatroseberypark or come along on the day – subject to availability.

This is a fundraising activity in aid of Age Concern Epsom & Ewell, a local charity that supports our older generation with Information & Advice, Befriending, Social Support, IT Group and Volunteering.

Passion Week – Music for Easter from Epsom Chamber Choir

Epsom Chamber Choir’s next concert is on Saturday, 23rd March (7.30pm-9.30pm) at St Martin’s Church Epsom.

Steinberg’s choral concerto Passion Week is the centre piece of the programme with texts taken from the Orthodox Church. Also pieces by Tchaikovsky (music being played) Rutter and Tippett.

To book tickets go to: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/epsom-chamber-choir

This Little Yogini – Yoga and Breakfast

A super event at the beautiful, light and bright Mayfield Lavender Glasshouse on Saturday 23rd March 8 – 10.30am, a morning of yoga. Gentle stretching to awaken your body as well as a moment of peace, relaxation and mindfulness. Followed by a wholesome breakfast spread.

This is set to be a morning of wellbeing and self-care.  Included is:

  • A Relaxing Yoga Class
  • Breakfast: Deep Filled Floured Baps – Bacon Bap, Sausage Bap, Avocado & Tomato Bap (v)
  • Unlimited Hot Drinks

Bookings can be made here.

Ewell Village Community Litter Pick 

It’s the Ewell Community Litter Pick on Saturday, 24th of March (10am-12pm). Save the date!

All equipment provided. Meet outside Bourne Hall.

Mummy & Me Painting 

Come and explore your creative side with this fun and immersive painting experience from Craft my Day.

There will be a design to follow (but they are also happy for you to go rogue and create your own design). Perfect for all the family to let loose and have some creative fun! All materials and light refreshments included.

Date: Sunday, 24th March
Time: 10am-12pm 

To book go to: https://craftmyday.live.baluu.co.uk/event/mummy-and-me-painting-1706447170

Merland Rise Easter Services and Events

Merland Rise has several services and events over the Easter weekend this year, including their much loved Family Easter Egg Hunt at Jubilee Woodlands on Easter Saturday (see below).

Visit the website merlandrisechurch.org.uk for more information and to book tickets.

Disco Totz Easter Parties 

Disco Totz is hosting Easter Disco Parties with a special visit from the Easter Bunny!

🪩 Friday, 29th March (Good Friday) and Tuesday, 2nd April  (9.30am & 11am) DISCO TOTZ and 12.15pm DISCO KIDZ.

You can expect:

🌟DISCO DANCING! ⭐️ Bongos! ⭐️Rhythm sticks! ⭐️ Shakers! ⭐️Wands!
⭐️Parachute games! ⭐️Bubbles!
⭐️DISCO DEXTER PUPPET!
🪩1 hour DISCO!
📸 Photo opportunity with the EASTER BUNNY!
🐣 All children receive a CHOCOLATE EGG!
🥳 All children receive a Disco Totz sticker!
🥳Recommended age 6m- year 3 (Older and siblings welcome!)
🎟️ BOOK tickets on the website: www.discototz.com

 

Merland Rise Easter Egg Hunt

Merland Rise Church has a range of Easter events this year. Its Easter egg hunt is on Saturday, March 30th (2-4pm).

For more information and to sign up go here.

Coming up!

An evening with E&E Mayor & Mayoress – Fundraising Event 


On Friday, April 19th (6.30pm-11.30pm) join the Mayor and Mayoress for a fun-filled evening with a welcome drink, 3-course meal, raffle, auction, entertainment and dancing all to raise funds for their chosen charities: Age Concern Epsom & Ewell, Love Me Love My Mind, and Citizens Advice Epsom & Ewell.

For booking go here. Book before February 29th to receive a discount on tickets.

Book Now!

Easter Craft Workshop – Craft My Day 

Craft My Day’s Easter Holiday Club starts Tuesday, 2nd April and runs until Friday, 12th April.

Take a look at the Worcester Park Timetable and book your spaces here.

 

UCA Students’ Union Spring Market 

 

The UCA Students’ Union Spring Market is back (in Epsom on Thursday, 18th April) and you can book your stall now!

If you’d like the opportunity to sell your art or prints, handmade jewellery, ceramics, clothing or even something not listed, reserve your stall via this link: https://ucasu.com/activities/springmarket/

Tables are free for students and staff, and £30 for alumni and externals.

Easter Holiday Workshop for Children – Cinnabunnies 

Easter baking session: Join Grow Cook Enjoy for a morning  or afternoon of baking on Thursday, 11th April (10am-12.30pm & 12.30pm-3pm).

  • Easter Bunny Biscuits, Cinnabunny Buns, Bunny Pizza Swirls
  • Chocolate mousse filled egg, Easter Bunny Cupcakes, Carrot Horns

Book both sessions and you will make your own lunch. This workshop if for children aged 5 plus accompanied by an adult. For more information and to book:  https://www.growcookenjoy.co.uk/holiday-workshops

 

Neat Elite Easter Mega Football Camp 

 

Coming back again for more action packed football madness this Easter holiday is the Neat Elite Easter Mega Football Camp. Dates as above.

Venue: Neat HQ – Epsom, Surrey, KT19 8SB

Email neatoffice@yahoo.com for more information
Check out their Insta page for more updates.

CampFantastic

CampFantastic returns on Tuesday, 2nd April – Wednesday, 3rd April suitable for reception class to year 6.  They have a wide range of activities taught by their fabulous qualified teachers including: Art, Circus skills, Cricket, Creative Writing, Fencing, Gymnastics, Languages, Martial Arts, Maths, Mini First Aid, Musical Theatre, Origami, Science Experiments, Tennis and more.  Taking place at The Vale Primary School booking information can be found on the website: https://www.campfantastic.co.uk/.

Mega Camps

Mega Camps have locations in Epsom and Leatherhead and are dedicated to providing high quality childcare activity camps for children aged 4-14 during the school holidays, they will be running camps between Tuesday 2nd – Friday 12th April sports, arts and crafts and Mega activities each day. These include Animal Zoo Workshops, Wall Climbing, Dance Workshops, Laser Tag, Nerf Wars, Inflatable Fun, and much more.  Visit the website for bookings and more information – https://www.megacamps.net/

Easter Day of Dance 

Caroline Butler School of Dance’s Easter Day of Dance is taking place on Wednesday, 3rd April (9.30am-3pm). Young dancers can enjoy a day of dance, creativity and a have chance to make new dance friends.

Places will be limited. Sign up at: admin@cbschoolofdance.co.uk

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again 2

Get ready to sing your heart out and enjoy a fabulous night at the Mamma Mia! 2 Here we go Again sing-a-long at St Mary’s, Ewell Saturday, 6th April (from 6.30pm).

Dress like it’s the 1970s and dance (and sing) the night away with your friends and family. This event includes a licensed bar.  Adult tickets are just £10 (includes a glass of fizz) and children’s are £5. Tickets are available at the church or you can purchase online at Eventbrite.

Starstruck Dance Academy Easter Workshop 

Starstruck Dance Academy is holding an Easter Workshop at Auriol Junior School on Tuesday, 2nd April (10.30am-2pm) aimed at children aged 4-10 years. Email: laura401@hotmail.co.uk to register interest.

Coming up! 

Easter Walks & Talks Bourne Hall 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peel back time and discover Ewell’s hidden past and unseen history with a guided walk around the village on Thursday, April 4th (10am-12pm) and Wednesday, April 10th (1pm-3pm).

A settlement since pre-historic times, Ewell has a rich history concealed beneath the modern village. Visit Bourne Hall’s sacred lake where Bronze, Iron Age and Roman folk made offerings to ancient gods. Tread in the footsteps of the Romans on Stane Street and hear about their sacred shafts. Discover the village’s Saxon cemetery and its lost church. Relive the terror of exploding gunpowder mills and hear the area’s connections with Saxon Kings, Queen Elizabeth I and William IV.

Meet at the entrance to Bourne Hall. £5 per person. Limited to 20 persons Contact: David Brooks, Bourne Hall Museum, Spring Street, Ewell, Surrey KT17 1UF  Tel 020 8394 1734. Email: dbrooks@epsom-ewell.gov.uk

Hogsmill 5 

The Hogsmill5 returns this year taking place on Sunday 28 April supporting the Epsom & Ewell Foodbank. There will be children’s races before the main event as well as a cake stall throughout with donations going to the charity.

More info on the website: https://epsomallsorts.org.uk/hogsmill_5/

Monthly

St John’s Craft Group 

Do you feel a little isolated or just fancy a bit of fun and a natter? Maybe you could invite a neighbour along who doesn’t seem to get out and about much?

🧵 We meet in the Parish Room in the Parish Centre, next to ‘The Church by Stoneleigh Station’, on the third Monday of each month between 1oam-12pm.

🪡 Everyone brings their own craft, be it knitting, card making, crochet, sewing, mindful colouring to name a few. With lots of chat and tea and coffee we craft the morning away.

✂ All are welcome, so bring your crafting and join us!

More details here: www.StJohnsStoneleigh.org.uk

St John’s Tunes’n’Tea

Second Thursday of the month: LIVE MUSIC with Tunes’n’Tea at ‘The Church by Stoneleigh Station’. Come along on your own or bring a friend or neighbour who might welcome a lovely couple of hours of live music, tea, coffee, cakes and conversation.

🎙️ House band ‘Zephyr6’ and guest musicians perform for your delight. Relax and listen to a mix of songs and tunes, old, new, and everything in between!

Enquiries to Alan Munday on 020 8224 1351. Entrance: £5:00

www.StJohnsStoneleigh.org.uk 

 

Have a great month and see you for the April Lowdown!

Fran x

 
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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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