Posted by Kalli Pasqualucci on 16 Oct 2020

Hello again,

I hope that you are all well and that you’re looking forward to half term. I am, as you know, I love a school holiday. There are some great activities and classes taking part over half term and over the next two weeks. I hope that you find something for you and your family.

Epsom Library is hosting a drawing and writing competition with the theme Autumn, Halloween or Bonfire Night.

Becky is fundraising for Sands, as part of Baby Loss Awareness Week. Can you help her?

Until the 31st October

The Mole Valley Arts Alive team will be hosting an online event this year. There are various events taking place in October; including poetry, music, plays and even a Halloween hunt.

Friday 16th October

Visit Blenheim for their COVID-secure open mornings. Including talks and the option to walk around the school.

Monday 19th October

Godstone Farm is inviting children to join them for an interactive story, crafts and activities. Mondays in October, pre-booking is essential.

Tuesday 20th October

Painshill has a Little Houses themed forest school adventure. Den building and nature decorating. There are two sessions available – morning and afternoon.

Thursday 22nd October

Autumn is a wonderful time to update your family photos. Caroline Thornton Photography is doing Autumn Minis – a 30-minute shoot, six professional digital images all for just £95.

For a chat or to book a slot, do get in touch: 07810 285510 or

Friday 23rd October

If you fancy taking a spooky stroll around Surrey, there is an hour-long walk near Dorking.

Sunday 25th October

The popular Surrey Vegan Market is returning to Epsom.

Book your visit to Leatherhead Miniature Railway.

Thursday 29th October

Join Pipsqueaks for their Zooooooom Halloween Party – an hour of dancing, silliness and fun! £5 per family.

Friday 30th October

Pardon Your French will be hosting a Halloween-themed workshop for children aged 4 to 8. Pumpkin and Halloween activities and crafts, while learning French. £25 per child.

Saturday 31st October

Enjoy unlimited bowling on your exclusive lane at Hollywood Bowl. There are party packages available and themed fun. They also have an offer on bowling and a drink for a fiver!

The popular Halloween event in Leatherhead is calling on all ghostbusters. Ecto1 will be there, and there will also be a trail, ghost stilt walkers and REAL ghostbusters.

St Martins of Tours has a Twilight Ensemble Concert online from 4.30 pm.

Learn and Grow Tuition have their popular Spanish half term club running as well as limited places in their Halloween show at the Learn and Grow Tuition centre in Stoneleigh. Knowledge of Spanish not a prerequisite to taking part – all are welcome!

Learn to Swim with Swimtime this half term. Join their spooktacular lessons. Dust the cobwebs off your goggles and have fun whilst learning a life skill. Perfect for little monsters aged 4+.

EzeeSport is holding their popular Half-term Sports Camps from the 26th October. Camps will take place at Leatherhead Cricket Club, Epsom Cricket Club and Epsom Methodist Church Hall.

The dragons have descended on Painshill again. They are looking for brave knights to find all of the dragons. Are you brave enough?

Hobbledown has some fun Halloween half term activities planned – including fire shows, trick or treating, and bug brunches.

Alice is a new piano, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon and flute teacher at The Surrey Sound of Music. You can have a free 30-minute trial class, by quoting E&E Families and get 10% off your first invoice when you sign up before October half term! 

Head to Godstone Farm and join their Spooktacular celebration. Pumpkin carving, animal adventures, a mysterious trail and magical prizes.

 The Cock Inn, Headley is still offering 50% off all food and non-alcoholic drinks (up to £10 off per person) every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in October.

Support local artisans, by buying your Christmas gifts from them at the Art and Craft Market.

The annual Royal Marsden Charity event on Stoneleigh Broadway has taken a different turn this year, but you will still be able to buy raffle tickets to win some incredible prizes donated by local businesses.

Join Age Concern Epsom & Ewell at Tamarind Spice for their popular Charity Curry Night. Social distancing measures in place, and take-away option available. Set menu – £25 per person.

A Fundraising Concert in association with The Leatherhead Revival Trust, in support of The Leatherhead Theatre. From Dixieland to swing, featuring the music of Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Elle Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Fats Waller and many more.

With Halloween fast approaching and no trick-or-treating, Fran has some great spooky ideas of how to celebrate Halloween at Home this year.

BBL Design will be holding a Christmas Door Wreath Workshop for £50.00, which includes all materials and refreshments.

Follow the Epsom and Ewell Families Facebook page or join the group to stay in touch with local families, check out our Events Calendar for upcoming events. And if you are looking for new classes, trusted services or local businesses, make sure that you visit the Epsom and Ewell Families’ directory.

Love Theatre Arts teach children musical theatre and dance. They help to nurture theatrical passion, build confidence, develop imagination and keep children fit while learning about the performing arts.

See you soon for more local events, activities and news.

Kalli xx


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Kalli Pasqualucci
Kalli lives in Epsom with her two boys and husband.

She is passionate about film, theatre, art, music, books and good food. She is a digital marketer and social media manager and teaches yoga.

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