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WHAT’S HAPPENING IN THE AREA – JUNE EDITION 2

Posted by Kalli Pasqualucci on 14 Jun 2018

Hello to all the Epsom and Ewell families!

Over the last 2 weeks my boys and I have been making the most of the gorgeous weather that we have been having lately and have been walking a lot more. We absolutely love exploring the woods of Nonsuch, rolling down the hills and eating ice cream at the mansion area and looking at the flowers, insects and trees in the Rose Garden. And we have just got a letter through our door today about the Museum – you learn something new every day. Will have to check that out next.  Also this month I went to Ladies Day which was great fun and I highly recommend you go if you’ve never been before.

Now over the next 2 weeks there is something for everyone. Enjoy!

Local Activities

This Saturday, 16th of June, is another Vintage & Vinyl Fair in Epsom. Starting at 11am. There will be a LEGO creation station, arts and crafts and a slime making area. With proceeds going to Age Concern.

Another event supporting local causes is the Big Day Out at Shadbolt Park, 12pm -4pm, there will be a dog show, BBQ, Bouncy Castle and more.

Also on Saturday is the Danetree School Summer Fair from 12pm – 3pm expect live music, games and BBQ.

Treat dad to something different this Father’s Day, with a trip to Painshill Park for a Birds of Prey display. Fathers get free entrance, when accompanied by their children.  Speaking of Father’s Day if you need some gift inspiration you will find here.

Stamford Green is hosting an Alice in Wonderland outdoor cinema on Friday, 22nd June from 6pm.

And if you are after a more grown up evening, The Children’s Trust are hosting a Gintastic event from 7pm – 9.30pm. Tickets are £25 and include a gin and tonic and canapes. There will also be a gin and tonic bar and a raffle.

On the 23rd of June, Nescot are hosting their Summer Fair. There is FREE entry, a dog show and many more activities. A great day out for the whole family.

For those who have furbabies, The Sportsman in Tadworth is hosting an Ultimate Charity Dog’s Day on the 23rd of June, with proceeds of the event going to Celia Cross Greyhound Trust. There will be coffee, tea and bacon baps followed by a dog walk and ending with a BBQ, live music, raffle, tombola, auction and face painting. Tickets cost £10.

On Sunday, 24th June there will be a Blue Hair Day Sunday Brunch at St Martins Infant School to raise funds for Harrison’s Fund, fighting Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Tickets start at £5, today (the last day to purchase tickets is the 15th June).

Also, on Sunday, the Foodbank and the local churches are putting on a family fun day at Bourne Hall. The event is from 2pm – 5pm and there will be a bouncy castle, tea tent, crafts, games and a wellbeing and pamper zone.

Style Signature by Marsha is hosting a Summer Capsule Wardrobe Style Masterclass at All Things Nice on the 28th of June at 9.30am. The course costs £30 and includes breakfast, tea or coffee, a style masterclass and an e-guide.

More school Summer Fairs are starting on the 30th of June, with Warren Mead. There will be games, inflatables, BBQ, bar, ice cream van and more.  Tolworth GC are also hosting a Superhero Summer Festival on the 30th of June. There will be a competition, BBQ, beer tent, party, games and stalls.  And to kick-start July’s Summer Fairs we have the Meadow Primary School fair taking place on Sunday, 1st July. Between 12.00 and 4.00pm, there will be a BBQ, bungee trampolines, Radio Jackie, a full bar, stalls, games and tombolas.

Book Now

Tiny Talk are very excited to announce their adult signed-song session. TV and Radio Presenter and Sign Language Performer, Wayne Barrow, will be teaching adults to sign to Christina Perri’s A Thousand Years. The event takes place on Sunday, 1st of July at Realistic Rock Academy in Epsom, from 11am – 12.30pm. Please contact Annemarie to book your space.

MGSO4 Epsom and Ewell Arts Festival starts on the 2nd of July. There are various classes, activities and performances taking place over the week-long festival. Head over to their website to have a look at what is on and book now. There is something for everyone.


Theatre

Some fun nights out coming up for the ladies this month.  At the Epsom Playhouse on the 21st June is Grumpy Old Women to the Rescue. Tickets are £25 and the show starts at 7.30pm.

At the Leatherhead Theatre, there is another fun one for mums. Scrummy Mummies, based on the podcast of the same name and best-selling book, will be performed by comedians Helen Thorn and Ellie Gibson on the 29th June. Strictly 18+, this sounds like a brilliant and hilarious night out.

Cinema

For those of you who haven’t seen it yet, you can see Peter Rabbit on Kids Club at the Odeon this weekend. Sherlock Gnomes and Show Dogs are also currently being screened. I don’t know what it is, but my boys love those films with talking dogs.

Time for me to continuing packing for our move now but before I go I know Dee has been hard at work over the last few weeks updating the directory with more trusted services including Tiny Talk who are local baby signing classes, Yoga with Rose relaxation classes held at Ewell Court, keep your house secure with SureTech Electrical and Secruity and Godstone Farm to name a few.  Dee also updates the Epsom and Ewell families Facebook page the Facebook group regularly, so do follow to stay up-to-date.

Enjoy the last two weeks of June – my next blog post will be jam-packed with all of the local Summer Fairs and Fetes and if there is anything you would like to see on the blog, please let Dee or I know.

Keep well,

Kalli x

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

She works in Marketing, Social Media and Publicity in Epsom and Ewell, and is Production Manager for Satisfied Eye International Film Festival.

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