Community events and activities


Health and Activity Trackers Loan

Residents living in or near Camberley, Guildford, Redhill, Merstham and Staines Libraries can borrow a Health and Activity tracker for free if they are a library member (you can sign up to become a library member for free at your local library).

The trackers are available to borrow for 6 weeks with an opportunity to renew. The trackers have a whole host of features including sleep and activity tracking, heart rate and stress monitoring, and PAI, personal activity intelligence metric which can help wearers manage their health status. Each library will have 3 to 4 trackers which are available to loan to adult members.

For further information please visit the Active Surrey Community Libraries webpage and the Libraries news webpage for up to date availability of the trackers at each library.

Friday 1, 2, 8 and 9 December: SADS Pantomime, Ripley

SADS (Send Amateur Dramatics Society) will be performing Mother Goose, a pantomime by Julie Petrucci & Chris Shinn, on multiple dates in December, at 7:30pm in the Lancaster Hall in Send. Book tickets and find more information about this event on the Ripley and Send Matters SADS Pantomime webpage.

Saturday 2 December: Ripley Over 60s Club Meeting

Ripley Over 60s Club meet on the first Saturday of each month. If anyone is willing to help put up and take down tables and chairs at our meetings, we would very much appreciate it. The club takes place at Ripley School. Find more information on the Ripley and Send Matters Over 60s webpage.

Sunday 6 December: Snow room for scammers this Christmas, online via Microsoft teams

This free webinar hosted by our Trading Standards team gives you advice on how to spot a scam, how to report one and the ways you can protect yourself and others against them. Find out more on the Trading Standards Eventbrite webpage.

Saturday 2 December: Surrey Hills Frost Fair at Box Hill

A festive outdoor Frost Fair and Market at the stunning Box Hill. Hosted jointly by the National Trust and Surrey Hills Enterprises, this 2-day winter event will feature 20 of the best local arts, crafts, food and drink products in the Surrey Hills. Plus, there will be a host of free festive activities including the frost fair trail, storytelling (in the reading room). More details on the Surrey Hills Frost Fair webpage.

Sunday 10 December: Surrey Villages Craft Fair, Shere

The Surrey Villages craft fairs are held twice a month on a Sunday in Shere Village Hall. Their fairs host a selection of crafts from local artists and craftspeople with only allow handmade items to be sold at the fair. The fair is free entry and there is free parking close to the venue. Find out more on the UK Craft Fairs Surrey Villages webpage.

Sunday 10 December: Guildford Antiques & Brocante Street Market

This very popular town centre market is now in its 5th year and is held in the main High Street of Guildford with 50 stalls to choose from and a huge array of choice whether antiques collectables vintage and retro plus vinyl records. 9.30am to 4pm. Find more details on the Antiques Atlas webpage.

Saturday 16 December: Guildford Craft and Gift Market

Guildford Guildhall is the area's most popular Craft and Gift market event. The Guildhall which is holding the event is an iconic 17th century Grade I listed building on Guildford High Street, right in the heart of the town. Go along and see what's on offer! The fair will run from 10am to 5pm. Find out more on the UK Craft Fairs Guildford Craft Market webpage.

Saturday 16 December: Warlingham Farmers Market — Fruity Friends

Their products are vegan friendly, and where possible they grow their ingredients such as apples, blackberries, elderflowers, blackcurrants, raspberries, grapes and others from their small orchard in Kent.

Although they haven't quite figured out mango growing in Kent! The event will be held at Warlingham Village Hall, 441 Limpsfield Road CR6 9LE, from 9am to 1pm. More details on the Fruity Friends webpage.

Sunday 17 December: Milford Farmers Market

This farmers market offers local residents the opportunity to buy from local suppliers, including locally grown produce or home-made goods, amongst other products. Freshly laid eggs, seasonal veg, quality meat, delicious treats and refreshing, tangy apple juice are just some of the local products you can buy at this month's Milford's Market. Open 9am to 6pm. Find out more about the event on the Local Family Events webpage.

Surrey Libraries

Surrey's libraries have tonnes of events going on daily, weekly and monthly which include Storytime's, workshops, activities, book launches and more. There really is something for everyone at your local library. Visit the find my library webpage to find your nearest library. Once you've found it, you'll find a list of events. Enjoy!

Read our top 10 events in Libraries this October guide for more ideas of things to do.


Every Wednesday: The Surrey Pipe Band rehearsals, Woking

The band welcome new learners, and hold a band practice every Wednesday at 7.30pm at Courtenay Church, 279 Walton Road, Woking GU21 5EJ. Over the years, The Surrey Pipe Band has performed at many village fĂȘtes, carnivals, country shows, Christmas events, TV shows, concerts and visit schools. Try something different, and join a new musical community.