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Theatre & Cinema

Don't Panic! We Can Save The Planet

25th May 2024

Venue: G Live, Guildford

Address: London Rd, Guildford

Website: trafalgartickets.com/g-live-guildford/en-GB/event/family/dont-panic-we-can-save-the-planet-tickets

A new live comedy show from James Campbell for children age 6-11 that’s perfect for anyone who wants to swap being an Eco Worrier for being an Eco Warrior. This is a positive, funny, life-affirming show.

Arts & Crafts

Kids’ Craft with Claire and Emma – Painted Daffodils

25th May 2024

Venue: Cranleigh Arts

Address: Cranleigh Arts, 1 High Street, Cranleigh, Surrey

Website: cranleigharts.org/event/kids-craft-with-claire-and-emma-painted-daffodils/

Collage or paint a beautiful spring picture from a still life. Saturday Kids' Craft will be run by Claire and Emma; sometimes together, sometimes taking turns. They both have young children and are passionate...

Outdoor Events

May Half Term Scavenger Hunt

25th May-2nd June 2024

Venue: Watts Gallery - Artists' Village

Address: Down Lane, Compton, Surrey

Website: www.wattsgallery.org.uk/events/may-half-term

This May half term, add on a scavenger hunt to your visit to help to look closely, be curious and cultivate creativity as you explore. The scavenger hunt will take you around the galleries, through the...

Nature Explorer's Week

25th May-2nd June 2024

Venue: Godstone Farm

Address: Tilburstow Hill Road, Godstone

Website: godstonefarm.co.uk/nature-explorers-week-at-godstone-farm/

Reconnect with nature this May half term! Immerse yourself in natural crafts, enjoy barefoot walks and unleash your creativity. Embrace the beauty of the season, indulge in hands-on activities and create...

Indoor Activities

Recycled Jewellery Craft

25th May 2024

Venue: Farnham Library

Address: Vernon House, 28 West Street, Farnham, Surrey

Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/libraries/your-library/find-your-nearest/farnham

Make a necklace or keyring out of recycled materials. Suitable for ages 4+. 10.30-11.30am. £3 per child. Sign up at the library or email farnham.library@surreycc.gov.uk

Outdoor Events

Superheroes & Princess Week

25th May-2nd June 2024

Venue: Bocketts Farm Park

Address: Young St, Fetcham, Leatherhead, KT22 9BS

Website: www.bockettsfarm.co.uk/explore/special-events

Join in the fun at the Superhero Academy, get creative in Craft Corner, boogie in the Bubble Disco, meet the birds of prey and watch flying demos, explore acres of outdoor and indoor play, plus pony rides,...

Theatre & Cinema

Amazing Animals

26th May 2024

Venue: The Leatherhead Theatre

Address: 7 Church St, Leatherhead, KT22 8DN

Website: theleatherheadtheatre.com/whatson/amazing-animals/

A show dedicated to and celebrating all creatures great and small. You'll see life-sized crocodiles, sloths, reindeer, dinosaurs, penguins, orangutans and maybe even a spraying skunk bursting out onto...

Outdoor Events

Music in the Meadow

26th May 2024

Venue: Gostrey Meadow

Address: Farnham

Website: www.farnham.gov.uk/events/music-in-the-meadow

Go along for some free live music from some great local talent. Take a picnic or enjoy the refreshments from the charity tea tent. Family-friendly event. 3-5pm.

Outdoor Events

Fairy Tale Treasure Hunt

27th May 2024

Venue: Gatton Park

Address: Reigate, Surrey

Website: gattonpark.co.uk/events/fairy-tale-treasure-hunt-2/

Join characters from well-known fairy tales and follow their clues in a treasure hunt around the magical grounds of Gatton Park. Ideal for families and younger children – the route through the park will...

Theatre & Cinema

Fireman Sam: The Great Camping Adventure

27th May 2024

Venue: Dorking Halls

Address: Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey

Website: www.dorkinghalls.co.uk/event-detail/?id=418602AJDMLNTCTJSNRGCHCRPCGKKCSKQ

Norman wants to go on an adventure, so when two famous animal explorers arrive in Pontypandy, he decides to follow them into the mountains. But when Norman discovers a rare red squirrel, one of the explorers...

May Half Term Family Fun

27th-31st May 2024

Venue: Brooklands Museum

Address: Brooklands Drive, Weybridge, Surrey

Website: www.brooklandsmuseum.com

Explore planes, buses and racing cars this half term! Enjoy pedal planes and cars, plus outdoor games. The exciting simulators, vintage bus rides around Brooklands and concorde tours will also be available,...

Create and Grow May Half Term 2024

28th-31st May 2024

Venue: Squire's Garden Centres, selected centres

Website: www.squiresgardencentres.co.uk/shop/customer-events-all.html?type=children

Keep the little ones entertained this May half term with Create and Grow activities! Plant a tasty veg pot with three vegetable plants, add a plant label and watch your vegetables grow at home! Advanced...

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May Half Term fun set to arrive at The Square Camberley

28th-31st May 2024

Website: https://www.thesqcamberley.co.uk/events/

The Square Camberley is set to welcome FREE family events this May Half Term for visitors to enjoy. The shopping centre, located in the heart of Camberley, regularly offers free events for local families,...

Indoor Activities

Meet the Animals with Millers Ark

28th-30th May 2024

Venue: Rural Life Living Museum

Address: Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 2DL

Website: rural-life.org.uk/events/meet-the-animals-with-millers-ark/

Milers Ark are visiting for three days with sheep, pigs and goats for you to meet. Get hands-on with the animals with goat cuddles and pigs bath time! Suitable for children of all ages accompanied by...

Theatre & Cinema

Shelf: The Kids' Show

28th May 2024

Venue: Tindle Studio

Address: Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham

Website: farnhammaltings.com/events/shelf-the-kids-show

Join best friends Rachel and Ruby for a kids' comedy show that's fun for all the family! Rachel and Ruby use physical comedy and silly characters to bring sketch comedy to children of all ages – a fun...

Indoor Activities

Wild About Britain

28th May 2024

Venue: Cranleigh Arts

Address: Cranleigh Arts, 1 High Street, Cranleigh, Surrey

Website: cranleigharts.org/event/wild-about-britain-2024-2/

A truly unique and memorable experience. Meet an array of British creatures, including a tawny owl, kestrel, hedgehog, common toad and smooth snake, who will reveal the wonders of native wildlife, with...

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Zog and the Flying Doctors

28th May-2nd June 2024

Venue: The Rose Theatre

Address: 24-26 High St, Kingston upon Thames

Website: www.rosetheatre.org/whats-on/106/based-on-the-book-by-julia-donaldson-and-axel-scheffler/zog-and-the-flying-doctors

Zog, super-keen student turned air-ambulance, still lands with a bang-crash-thump. Together with his Flying Doctor crew, Princess Pearl and Sir Gadabout, they tend to a sunburnt mermaid, a unicorn with...

Big Blooms!

29th May 2024

Venue: Guildford Museum

Address: Quarry Street, Guildford

Website: www.guildford.gov.uk/article/21724/About-Guildford-Museum

Help the garden grow by making oversized paper flowers. Take them home with you or leave them to brighten up the museum as part of the From a Garrison to a Garden display. Drop-in session, suitable for...

Theatre & Cinema

Comedy Club 4 Kids

29th May 2024

Venue: Dorking Halls

Address: Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey

Website: www.dorkinghalls.co.uk/event-detail/?id=411402ALMRGBPDLMLJLQJNKPSHBQPBNLM

Since 2005, the Comedy Club 4 Kids has been getting some of the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit to do their thing for an audience of children and their families… but without...

Indoor Activities

Crafty Kids - Half Term: 3-7 yrs

29th-30th May 2024

Venue: Farnham Maltings

Address: Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey

Website: farnhammaltings.com/events/crafty-kids-half-term

Whether you're minding the grandchildren for the day, or searching for something fun and purposeful to keep the kids busy - look no further! Join in at the Garden Gallery, situated in the beautiful gardens...

Theatre & Cinema

Nick Cope Family Show 2024

29th May 2024

Venue: Epsom Playhouse

Address: Ashley Avenue, Epsom, Surrey

Website: www.epsomplayhouse.co.uk/shows/nick-cope-family-show-2024

Nick Cope has been writing and recording his beautiful and totally unique songs for children and their families for over 10 years. Nick sings his uniquely crafted songs while playing his guitar accompanied...

Theatre & Cinema

Shrek JR

29th May 2024

Venue: Camberley Theatre

Address: Camberley Theatre, Knoll Road, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3SY

Website: www.camberleytheatre.co.uk/events/shrek-jr

YEM Theatre Productions proudly present this family-friendly musical comedy following the adventures of an ogre named Shrek who sets off on a quest to save a princess from a dragon. To succeed, Shrek must...

Stay and Create Art Club at West Horsley Place

29th-31st May 2024

Venue: West Horsley Place

Address: West Horsley Place, Epsom Road, Surrey

Website: westhorsleyplace.org

Get creative this May, at West Horsley Place's Stay and Create Art Club. Make paper bag puppets, recycle household waste into crazy creatures and make your mark on their giant drawings. It runs Wednesday...

Theatre & Cinema

Supersonic Science Show

29th May 2024

Venue: Cranleigh Arts

Address: Cranleigh Arts, 1 High Street, Cranleigh, Surrey

Website: cranleigharts.org/event/supersonic-science-show-2024/

Embark on an exhilarating adventure through the marvels of science! Witness the spectacle of crackling Tesla coils, fiery tornadoes, glowing gherkins and exploding water. Don't miss this unforgettable...

Theatre & Cinema

Outdoor Theatre: The Further Adventures of Doctor Dolittle

30th May 2024

Venue: Painshill

Address: Portsmouth Rd, Cobham KT11 1BE

Website: www.painshill.co.uk/events/outdoor-theatre-the-further-adventures-of-doctor-dolittle/

One day with the help of his wise old parrot Polynesia, Doctor Dolittle makes an extraordinary discovery: that he can talk to animals! Hugh Lofting’s timeless classic inspires audiences to see the world...

Theatre & Cinema

Pop Divas

30th May 2024

Venue: Epsom Playhouse

Address: Ashley Avenue, Epsom, Surrey

Website: www.epsomplayhouse.co.uk/shows/pop-divas

It doesn’t matter if you’re 4 or 64, don’t miss Pop Divas live! With family-friendly choreography and lyrics, your little divas and their friends will have the time of their lives. Featuring all...

Theatre & Cinema

Rapunzel

30th May 2024

Venue: Camberley Theatre

Address: Camberley Theatre, Knoll Road, Camberley, Surrey

Website: www.camberleytheatre.co.uk/events/rapunzel-0

Let your hair down in an exciting adaptation of the popular fairy tale Rapunzel. Scott Ritchie Productions proudly presents this fun tangled musical adventure. Packed with songs, dance routines and jokes...

Indoor Activities

Seed Mosaic Craft

30th May 2024

Venue: Farnham Library

Address: Vernon House, 28 West Street, Farnham, Surrey

Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/libraries/your-library/find-your-nearest/farnham

Make some beautiful nature inspired mosaics using various seeds. Suitable for ages 4+. 10.30-11.30am. £3 per child. Sign up at the library or email farnham.library@surreycc.gov.uk

Outdoor Events

Trails and Tales: The Scarecrows’ Wedding – AM or PM

31st May 2024

Venue: Gatton Park

Address: Reigate, Surrey

Website: gattonpark.co.uk/events/trails-and-tales-the-scarecrows-wedding-am-or-pm-2/

Listen to the story by Julia Donaldson with a craft activity, then explore a trail around the garden. Another final craft can be completed in the cabin or taken away. Ideal for children aged 2 – 4...

Outdoor Events

Blooming Picnic in the Castle Grounds

1st June 2024

Venue: Castle Street, Guildford

Address: Surrey

Website: www.visitsurrey.com/event/blooming-picnic-in-the-castle-grounds/233075101/

Bring your own picnic! Tea, coffee, cakes, ice cream and Pimm's will be available to purchase. You can bring chairs or a blanket but please no tables or gazebos. Well behaved dogs are also very welcome...

Outdoor Events

Music in the Meadow

2nd June 2024

Venue: Gostrey Meadow

Address: Farnham

Website: www.farnham.gov.uk/events/music-in-the-meadow-3

Go along for some free live music from some great local talent. Take a picnic or enjoy the refreshments from the charity tea tent. Family-friendly event. 3-5pm.

Outdoor Events

Summer at Gatton: Picnic in the Park

2nd June 2024

Venue: Gatton Park

Address: Reigate, Surrey

Website: gattonpark.co.uk/events/summer-at-gatton-picnic-in-the-park-2/

Celebrate the start of summer with a picnic on the parterre, or take your hamper to the lakeside or Japanese garden. Children’s activities including croquet, skipping, hoops, Jenga and other traditional...

Arts & Crafts

The Make Space

2nd June 2024

Venue: Clore Learning Studio, Watts Gallery - Artists' Village

Address: Down Lane, Compton, Surrey

Website: www.wattsgallery.org.uk/events/the-make-space

Bring your family to make arts and crafts at The Make Space inspired by a different artwork, exhibition or theme each month. Ideal for ages 5+. Using inks, bubbles and air, experiment with mark making...

Watts Tots - Weaving

7th June 2024

Venue: Clore Learning Studio, Watts Gallery - Artists' Village

Address: Down Lane, Compton, Surrey

Website: www.wattsgallery.org.uk/events/watts-tots

A multi-sensory Early Years programme for under 5s and their adults. Weave in and out, under and through, wrapping around a creative loom. £6 or Members £5.40. 10 - 11am and 11.30am - 12.30pm. Also 21st...

Theatre & Cinema

WiFi Wars

8th June 2024

Venue: G Live, Guildford

Address: London Road, Guildford

Website: trafalgartickets.com/g-live-guildford/en-GB/event/family/wifi-wars-tickets

WiFi Wars returns with the live comedy game show where you all play along! Log in with your smartphone or tablet and compete in a range of games, puzzles and quizzes to win the show, and prizes. Hosted...

Story Explorers - Fun for Pre-Schoolers

12th June-17th July 2024

Venue: Polesden Lacey

Address: near Dorking, Surrey

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/visit/surrey/polesden-lacey/events/

Take your little story explorers for a morning of fun with a story, rhymes and a fun nature-based craft activity. The session is in the tipi in Crab Apple Orchard and finishes by 12pm at the latest. Booking...

Indoor Activities

“The Can Caravan” Story Time and Craft Session

15th June 2024

Venue: Farnham Library

Address: Vernon House, 28 West Street, Farnham, Surrey

Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/libraries/your-library/find-your-nearest/farnham

Pop by for a special craft session around the story of “The Can Caravan” by Richard O’Neill. Suitable for ages 4+. 10.30-11.30am. £3 per child. Sign up at the library or email farnham.library@surreycc.gov.uk

Outdoor Events

Music in the Meadow

16th June 2024

Venue: Gostrey Meadow

Address: Farnham

Website: www.farnham.gov.uk/events/music-in-the-meadow-5

Go along for some free live music from some great local talent. Take a picnic or enjoy the refreshments from the charity tea tent. Family-friendly event. 3-5pm.

Indoor Activities

Seed Mosaic Craft

17th June 2024

Venue: Ash Library

Address: Ash Street, Ash, Surrey

Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/libraries/your-library/find-your-nearest/ash

Visit and make some beautiful nature inspired mosaics using various seeds. Suitable for ages 4+. 3.45-4.45pm. £3 per child. Sign up at the library or email ash.library@surreycc.gov.uk

Arts & Crafts

Mini Painters (under 5s)

21st June 2024

Venue: The Lightbox

Address: Chobham Road, Woking, Surrey

Website: www.thelightbox.org.uk/Event/mini-painters-21-06-24

Dress for mess and join in with some painting fun that develops sensory and fine motor skills, as well as being creative and messy. All materials included, advance booking required. 11am – 11.40am, £8...

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Orphest 2024

22nd-22nd June 2024

Venue: The Orpheus Centre

Website: https://www.orpheus.org.uk/Event/orphest24

Join us for our annual inclusive arts festival at The Orpheus Centre. The day will be filled with live performances across two stages, a Kids Zone, bar, raffle and much more!

Outdoor Events

St John's Village Fete and Fun Dog Show

22nd June 2024

Venue: Festival Path, Woking

Address: Surrey

Website: www.visitsurrey.com/event/st-johns-village-fete-and-fun-dog-show/234169101/

An annual event hosted by 1st St John's Scout Group for and on behalf of the local community. BBQ, bouncy castles, stalls, fun dog show, stalls, games, plants, beer tent, refreshments, raffle, tombola...

London Bus Museum Summer Festival

23rd June 2024

Venue: Brooklands Museum

Address: Brooklands Drive, Weybridge, Surrey

Website: www.brooklandsmuseum.com/whats-on/london-bus-museum-summer-festival

London Bus Museum’s summer event returns with live entertainment, extensive bus displays, including rarely-seen early examples, and smaller displays of taxis, commercials and emergency vehicles. This...

Outdoor Events

Rise And Roar: Quiet Session in the Magic Garden

23rd June 2024

Venue: The Magic Garden at Hampton Court Palace

Address: Hampton Ct Way, Molesey, East Molesey

Website: www.hrp.org.uk/hampton-court-palace/whats-on/rise-and-roar/#gs.5sfqnu

A quiet session aimed at those living with or caring for someone with autism, or any other sensory needs, and their families and carers. They will be permitting fewer people than usual and making adjustments...

Theatre & Cinema

Short Stories, Tall Tales: The Giraffe Who Wouldn't Bath

26th June 2024

Venue: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Address: Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3UX

Website: www.yvonne-arnaud.co.uk/whats-on/giraffe-who-wouldnt-bath

Gerald the baby giraffe doesn't like water, but like all animals in the kingdom know, everyone washes from their head to their toes! Adventure with Gerald on his hilarious sticky-icky journey while...

Theatre & Cinema

Much Ado About Nothing by Key Players

28th-30th June 2024

Venue: Farnham Maltings

Address: Bridge Square, Farnham

Website: farnhammaltings.com/events/much-ado-about-nothing

A new adaptation of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. This is an immersive, promenade production. You will move around the venue, with scenes set in the Tindle Studio, Courtyard and Cellar Bar. Eat...

Outdoor Events

Paddington at the Rural Life Museum

29th-30th June 2024

Venue: Rural Life Living Museum

Address: The Reeds Rd, Tilford, Farnham

Website: rural-life.org.uk/events/paddington-is-coming-to-visit-the-rural-life-museum/

The famous bear from Peru is visiting the Rural Life Museum this June. Paddington will be appearing for meet and greet sessions at intervals throughout both days. With specially prepared family activities...

Indoor Activities

Wooden Flying Bee Puppets

29th June 2024

Venue: Farnham Library

Address: Vernon House, 28 West Street, Farnham, Surrey

Website: www.surreycc.gov.uk/libraries/your-library/find-your-nearest/farnham

Make a flying bee puppet to celebrate national insect week. Suitable for ages 4+. 10.30-11.30am. £4 per child. Sign up at the library or email farnham.library@surreycc.gov.uk

Theatre & Cinema

Guildford Theatre School: Dream A Little Dream

30th June 2024

Venue: The Electric Theatre

Address: Onslow St, Guildford, GU1 4SZ

Website: electric.theatre/shows/guildford-theatre-school-dream-little-dream/

Make your dreams come true and join the students of the Guildford Theatre School as they return to The Electric Theatre stage in this spectacular celebratory showcase. The 2pm performance features the...

Indoor Activities

Peter and the Wolf with Kids' Symphonic Sundays

30th June 2024

Venue: Farnham Maltings

Address: Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey

Website: farnhammaltings.com/events/peter-and-the-wolf

Join Nicki, James and twelve other professional musicians as they take you on the world famous, musical adventure that is 'Peter and the Wolf'. The perfect way to introduce children to the orchestra, with...

Outdoor Events

Proms and Pop in the Park

30th June 2024

Venue: Gostrey Meadow

Address: Farnham

Website: www.farnham.gov.uk/events/proms-and-pop-in-the-park-2

Pop along to Farnham’s big community picnic which combines some of the best of the Proms with popular music. Simply bring a picnic rug or chairs and your own picnic, or buy hot and cold food plus drinks...

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Awful Auntie

4th-6th July 2024

Venue: New Victoria Theatre

Address: The Ambassadors, The Peacocks Centre, Woking

Website: www.atgtickets.com/shows/awful-auntie/new-victoria-theatre/

Following their acclaimed productions of Gangsta Granny, Billionaire Boy and Demon Dentist, Birmingham Stage Company are proud to present a fabulous new production of David Walliams’ amazing adventure,...

The Haslemere Fringe Festival

5th-7th July 2024

Venue: Lion Green

Address: Haslemere, Surrey

Website: haslemerefringe.co.uk

A volunteer-led, family-friendly three day event of comedy, dance and music that takes place every two years on Lion Green in Haslemere, Surrey. This year’s fantastic lineup includes music from Callum...

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