WHAT’S HAPPENING IN AND AROUND THE AREA – MAY PART 2
Posted by Kalli Pasqualucci on 15 May 2019
Hello Epsom and Ewell Families,
We are steadily approaching mid-year and the promise of better weather. I love this time of year – we have half term, Ladies Day, picnics, fairs, my birthday and garden parties coming up in the next few weeks – so many exciting things to look forward to.
I hope that you had a great start to May and that you find something to keep you and the family busy for the rest of the month.
Friday 17th May
The Woodland Trust is hosting a 2-hour Guided Walk at Langley Vale Woods at 10.00am. The walk is suitable for families and dogs are welcome, on leads. £5 per adult, £2.50 per child (under 16).
Saturday 18th May
The annual Cheam Charter Fair is happening on Park Road, from 9.00am to 1.00pm. There will be various activities and stalls – more than ever before.
The Ewell Village Fair Spring Market is being held in the St Mary’s Church Hall on the 18th May, from 10.00am to 12.00pm. There will be plants, cakes, bric-a-brac and books on sale, as well as refreshments and a raffle. Money raised at this market, is used for the Ewell Village Fair.
Fitness Space Epsom are delighted to announce their first ever charity bootcamp at 12.30pm this Saturday in the lead up to their grand opening
They’ve have teamed up with Momentum Children’s Charity who are an amazing charity, that support children with cancer and life-challenging conditions. The event is FREE, however there will be donation buckets to give what you can.
Ewell’s local milliner, Jessica Rea, is having a glamorous Race Day Style Afternoon this Saturday, from 1.00pm to 4.00pm.
Amy from Pandibakes has a Parent and Child cupcake class taking place on the 18th. The class is held at Glyn Hall, in Ewell, from 3.00pm.
Would you like to see Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper on the big screen, at the beautiful Medicine Garden? A Star is Born will be screened at 7.oopm on the 18th May.
The PTA at St Anne’s Banstead are hosting a Gin Festival and Prosecco Bar on the 18th May, from 7.30pm to 10.30pm. Tickets are available through eventbrite.
Sunday 19th May
Pandibakes has another Parent and Child Pirate Cupcake class from 10.00am to 1.00pm.
The popular Family Fun Day and Superhero Walk is taking place again at Poole Road Rec on the 19th May from 11.00am to 4.00pm.
The Sri Raja Rajeswary Amman Temple in Stoneleigh is inviting the local community to their annual Chariot Festival celebration from 11.00am on the 19th.
Monday 20th May
Phoenix Library has a Lego club on Mondays from 3.30pm to 4.30pm.
Wednesday 22nd May
If you would like to be styled and made up, then pop over to All Things Nice on the 22nd of May at 7.00pm for Styled by Marsha’s Style Your Way into Summer event.
Friday 24th May
The Wimbledon, Wandsworth and Sutton branch of the RSPCA is hosting a 50’s-themed Jive for Cats ball at the North Cheam Sports Club on the 24th of May from 7.30pm.
Half Term Activities and Classes
Saturday 25th May
Godstone Farm has a Wildlife Discovery Week over half term. There will be daily activities taking place, from 10.00am to 5.00pm.
Learn to Survive the Wild Woods at Polesden Lacey this half term. Learn bushcraft activities – charcoal-making, make whittling sticks, toast marshmallows and more.
If you are interested in baby-wearing and slings, and would like more information, there is a Sling Library at Epsom Methodist Church from 10.00am to 11.30am.
There is an Open Afternoon at Ewell Tennis Club, from 1.00pm to 5.00pm on the 25th.
Sunday 26th May
If you would like to learn how to pipe flowers, so that you could make your own cupcake bouquet; there is a Piping Flowers cupcake course at Glyn Hall, from 9.00am to 1.00pm.
Monday 27th May
Hobbledown and Sharky & George are running Half Term activities from the 27th to the 31st May. There will be daily activities from 9.00am to 4.00pm.
Leatherhead Carnival Group is holding their first Leatherhead Carnival, on Leatherhead High Street, from 10.00am to 4.30pm.
Also on the 27th May, Rotary is holding their annual May Fair at Cheam Recreation Ground, from 12.00pm to 4.00pm.
Tuesday 28th May
Aerial Tumbling Club has a Half-term Club taking place at Epsom Downs Primary School on the 28th, 29th and 30th May.
Yoga Bambinos has a half-term Yoga class at Glyn Hall on the 28th May from 3.00pm to 5.00pm.
Wednesday 29th May
History of the heart of Epsom walk with Bourne Hall Ewell Museum from 2pm – 7.30pm. £5 per person.
Morden Hall has Marvellous May-time Myths storytimes from the 29th May to the 31st May, from 10.00am to 1.00pm. Bookable 45 min slots are available. Adults £2.50, Children £5.
TheBabyChapter has an Antenatal Course, starting on the 29th May from 7.00pm-9.00pm at Ewell Court House. The course will cover mental well-being, baby first aid and practical newborn care.
Dance the night away at Get Funky Disco Zumba fitness class, from 8.00pm at Christ Church Hall, Epsom.
Thursday 30th May
Fun children’s cooking classes at Wisley for Half Term with Grow Cook Enjoy.
The annual Celebrate Chessington event is taking place from 12.00pm at Churchfields Recreation Ground.
Friday 31st May
If you are getting married this year, make sure that you take advantage of Delicieux Cakes’ Wedding Cake Special offer, before the 31st of May.
Be a wildlife explorer for the day, at Morden Hall Park’s BioBlitz 2019. Friday 31st May and Saturday 1st June, from 10.00am to 4.00pm.
For your Diary
Visit Guildford is holding a Picnic in the Castle Grounds on Saturday 1st June from 12.30 to 4.00pm.
Antiques Roadshow and Fiona Bruce are coming to Morden Hall Park on Sunday 2nd June. Bring your family heirlooms or antiques to Morden Hall Park from 9.30am to 4.30.
Yourspace.Sutton is hosting another Whippersnapper-upper market for young entrepreneurs.
The popular Summer Screenings are booking now and The Greatest Showman is being screened at Wisley on the 13th July from 6.30pm.
Swimtime has some 5 day Summer-holiday swimming Crash Courses from 5th August from 9.00am to 5.00pm at DW Fitness. It’s for children aged 3+.
Trifest is back on Saturday 31st August, from 12.00pm to 4.00pm, in Auriol Park.
If you love Gatsby, I do, and would like to attend a Gatsby-inspired Charity Ball; then make sure you get tickets to the ball on Saturday 28th September.
Well, that’s all that I have for now, but if you would like to keep up-to-date with what is happening in Epsom and Ewell, then make sure that you ‘like’ the Epsom and Ewell Families page or join the group. And if you are looking for a local recommendation, then there is the Epsom and Ewell Families’ directory. Dee is always updating the website with new businesses – all of which have been recommended by those who have used the services.
See you soon, for more local fun.