WHAT’S HAPPENING IN AND AROUND THE AREA – FEBRUARY PART 2
Posted by Kalli Pasqualucci on 15 Feb 2020
Mid February and the beginning of half term! Woohoo…
I hope that you have all had a fantastic two weeks of February and that you are looking forward to the next two weeks. There is a lot happening – from classes, to workshops, half term activities, to theatre.
Hope that you find something in my blog to keep you busy.
Saturday 15th February
Join Godstone Farm from the 15th to 23rd February for an action packed day on the farm, to celebrate this Olympic year, and complete some farm themed challenges. Will your toy tractor win the race? Will your welly throw be far enough? Get all 5 rings to feature on the winners podium! With animal encounters and play areas to keep all mini Olympians busy, everyone’s a winner!
For more info, tickets etc. visit their shiny NEW website!
Epsom’s Rotary Club are holding a Fundraising Ball at Epsom Downs. The ball is in aid of RDA and MYTime Young Carers.
HALF TERM – Monday 17th to Friday 21st February
Ewell Library are preparing for Herald of Spring and could use some help. Pop in, throughout half term – they are closed on a Monday, and colour-in some bunting, flowers or even a butterfly so that they can decorate the library for the big day! Activities are free.
Mega Camps have daily camps for those who are looking for full-day cover over half term. They also some exciting new activities.
There are a variety of activities taking place at Rainbow Leisure Centre over half term.
EzeeSport Holiday Camps provide lots of action for boys and girls of any sporting ability. There are half day (9.00am – 12.00pm) and full day (9.00am – 3.00pm) options at our venues in Epsom, Leatherhead and Ashtead, from the 18th to the 20th.
Tuesday 18th February
Bambinos and Me have a Half Term Holiday Workshop. A morning of yoga, mindfulness, relaxation, self massage and crafts.
Grow Cook Enjoy have a children’s Pasta Making Course taking place in half term.
Wednesday 19th February
ATC will be running half term gymnastics camps, until 21st February, at Epsom Downs Primary School.
Jazz on the Mezz is returning to The Leatherhead Theatre.
Thursday 20th February
The Epsom Book Fair is back. Donations are being accepted until 15th February.
The Mary Francis Trust will be holding a series of classes to improve the mental and emotional wellbeing of 17 to 25 year olds.
Friday 21st February
You can celebrate at Epsom Playhouse, with the Chinese New Year Extravaganza. Tickets cost £25, tickets with a Pass Card cost £23, and a Family ticket costs £74 (2+2/1+3).
Saturday 22nd February
The Epsom and Ewell Tree Advisory Board will be planting 80 small trees to create copses, fixing deer guards and applying wood chip mulch, volunteers welcome.
Last year I did a fantastic Beginner’s Calligraphy course with Stacy Oakley Calligraphy, and would highly recommend it. There is another course – book now! If you need any convincing, maybe my blog can help.
Sunday 23rd February
Over 100 stalls, including clairvoyants, psychics, tarot and angel card readers, and astrological readings. The Big Purple Fair is at Chessington Community College.
Tuesday 25th February
Go Epsom is once again hosting their BID pancake race on Shrove Tuesday, in the market place. Companies in the Epsom BID are welcome to enter.
Wednesday 26th February
Epsom Methodist Church has a Messy Church on the last Wednesday of every month from 4.00pm – 6.00pm.
There is a meeting for those who would like to join the discussion regarding the future of Epsom Hospital.
Thursday, 27th February
Learn to cook exciting new recipes with your child at Grow Cook Enjoy! Learn about cooking techniques, while learning some great life skills.
The 2nd Epsom Scouts is reopening after 9 years. There is an open evening at 2nd Epsom Scout HQ, Christ Church Road.
Saturday, 29th February
An opportunity to talk about baby-wearing, try different slings, and support your local NCT. There are slings available to hire, and to buy.
Charity quiz night raising funds for Jigsaw4U at the Guide Hall, Wallington Green. £10 per person – includes a fish and chip dinner (cod and chips, sausage and chips or a veggie option).
Tickets available here.
For Your Diary
Enjoy your lunch while listening to a Bach Lunchtime Organ Recitals on the 3rd of March at 1.05pm at St Mary’s Church.
*Book Now * Satisfied Eye International Film Festival returns to Epsom from 8-11 October. YIPPPEEE!
To start a year round programme of events and screenings, they have two PWYW (Pay What You Want) showings of Amazing Kids Animation on the 7th March from 10.30am. Book tickets here.
Welcome Spring on the 7th of March, from 9.30am to 5.00pm, with a fantastic jam-packed family day out at Bourne Hall’s Herald of Spring event. There is also a scarecrow competition for schools and youth groups – the theme is 1960’s. Scarecrows need to brought to Bourne Hall by 6th March. For more information, contact David Brooks.
Also on the 7th, there is a Clothes Swap at Sutton Cricket Club. You will be able to check your items in from 11.00am, and swapping will start at noon.
If you would like to stay up-to-date, then make sure that you ‘like’ the Epsom and Ewell Families page or join the group, you can also visit our *Events Calendar* on the website for up-to-date event information. And if you are looking for local services and businesses, then make sure that you check out the Epsom and Ewell Families’ directory.
I’ll be back in March with more local activities and events.