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

Posted by Francesca De Franco on 11 Jun 2021

Summer is in the air and BBQ season is in full swing (well at least for now). It’s a great time to be out and about. Here’s a roundup of what’s coming up and what you need to know about in the Epsom & Ewell area and the surrounds.

Music in the Market Place

Organised by MGSO4 Epsom and Ewell Arts there will be Music in the Market Place Friday 11th June 5 – 7pm and Sunday 13th June 12 – 2.30pm, more information can be found here –

Dorking Halls – Summer Market  


Sunday, 13th June sees Dorking Halls hosting a mix of friendly, creative, and unique businesses; 42 in total. There’ll be handmade and high quality artwork, beauty items and candles, ceramics and jewellery plus fashion, food & drink and gifts for the home. A free ticketed event, you’ll find details here.

Grow Cook Enjoy 

Grow Cook Enjoy is running a Summer Cooking Club (online) for children aged 5-11 years until 6th July. The theme is alfresco dining with Cornish pasties, burgers, kebabs, scones, strawberry tarts and some super salads on the menu. Find out more here.  For teenagers there are the Thrive and Survive class/es; more details here. There’s also an adults’ online class every Wednesday at 6.30pm. For booking and more details go to:

Epsom Craft Market

The Folly Fairs monthly craft and gift market is back in Epsom on Sunday, June 13th (10:00am to 3:30pm). You’ll find an array of handmade products such as soaps, candles, luxury hampers, unique jewellery, glassware, ceramics, art and woodcrafts all made by local people. Go to the Folly Fairs Facebook page for more details.

Epsom Common Association – Wild Flower Wander

Pete Howarth from the Countryside Team will lead the Wild Flower Wander. You’ll find and identify many of the more interesting wild flowers and botanical delights resident on the Common. Join him at 2pm on Sunday, 20th June. Maybe a nice one to do with dad 🙂

The walk starts from the Stew Pond car park, Christ Church Road (meet near the Gallows gate entrance) and lasts approximately 2 hours.

Hook Road Car Boot Sale

Deemed the ‘Daddy of all car boot sales’, come and take a browse at the next one on Sunday, June 13th.  As well as bargains, there are the new street food stalls plus the events raise money for St Raphael’s Hospice. Gates open at 7am; sellers don’t need to book, just pitch up on the day at around 7am.  More info: 

Taste of the World Market

There’s a special Taste of the World Market this Sunday (June 13th – 9.30am-3.30pm). Alongside the usual great food stalls there will also be live music by renowned Jonny Hepbir Gypsy Jazz Duo who will be showcasing amazing virtuoso guitar playing. This concert is one of a series of concerts throughout the Summer on Epsom Market Place. Jonny Hepbir Duo will perform 12pm-2.30pm.

Book now!

EzeeSport – Summer Holiday Camps 


EzeeSport is offering holiday camps in Leatherhead, Epsom, Ashtead and Wimbledon this Summer following a very successful programme last year.  For ages 3-12, the camps teach a wide range of skills that can apply to any sport in the future. Find out more here: 

Little Pip Photography – The Sunset Lavender Sessions  

The international award winning photography of Little Pip comes to Banstead’s beautiful lavender fields (Mayfield Lavender) on Friday, 16th July for a very special photoshoot. Perfect for children, families and pets. For more information go to the Facebook page. To book email:


St Martin’s Church in Epsom is holding a Covid recovery event for two weeks from Sunday 13th June until Sunday 27th June.

It is a time for people to reflect on the past year and to take some time out to think and restore their feelings and emotions in the  peaceful surroundings of the church (which will be open from 9am-5pm). Additionally, there will be a piano recital on Friday 18th & 25th June at 12.30pm. 

Keep Epsom & Ewell Tidy – The Priest Hill Clean Up

The Priest Hill clean up is this Sunday (13th June 09.30am-11.30am). Meet at Priest Hill Close (KT17 3FD) next to the entrance of the Priest Hill fields to get in on the clean up. Full info here.


Have a great week and don’t forget to check in on the events section to see what’s coming up further ahead. If you know of any future events or items of interest that you think should be included in the weekly roundup, email:

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 -

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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