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.
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.
Thursday 9 November and Monday 20 November: Age UK, Plan for the future you want - for you or a loved one
You may be middle-aged or have older parents who are in good health, but don't leave the future to chance. It's never too early to learn about care and support options now so that you can be prepared for what comes next - and maybe start a conversation with a loved one about what's needed.
Pop along to a free event where you'll be able to find out more and ask questions of Surrey County Council, Age UK Surrey and a selection of other organisations around topics like care options, costs, lasting powers of attorney and much more. The dates for these events are:
- Thursday 9 November, Weybridge Library, 11am to 1pm
- Monday 20 November, Reigate Park Church, 11am to 1pm
Find further information and register a place if you prefer on the Surrey Age UK events webpage.
Saturday 11 November: Warlingham Farmers Market
Our products are vegan friendly, and where possible, Fruity Friends, grow their ingredients such as apples, blackberries, elderflowers, blackcurrants, raspberries, grapes and others. Head over to this fruity market and taste the delicious produce. Visit the Fruity Friends website.
Sunday 12 November: A Concert for Remembrance Sunday, Mickleham
Join the Mickleham Choral Society for a wonderful commemorative programme of beautiful classical choral music to celebrate Remembrance Sunday. The performance will start at 7pm and tickets are £12. Book your spot on the Mickleham Choral website.
Saturday 18 November: Mindfest 2023 - The Mental Health & Wellbeing Festival, Dorking Halls
This event will help empower people and provide information to better understand how we can prevent and address poor mental health and look after our wellbeing. Issues we will be covering include Neurodiversity, gender, sexuality, menopause, men's mental health, trauma, and more. Book your ticket on the Mindfest Dorking Halls webpage.
Wednesday 8 November to Saturday 11 November: Bourne Hall Gift Market, Ewell
If you've been to this gift market you'll know the stalls are never duplicated which means you'll always find something new and if you missed out on a bargain at your last visit, we're sure something else on this visit will compare. Head to the Visit Surrey Bourne Hall webpage for more details and information.
Saturday 4 November: Feel the Spirit, Guildford Choral Society
At the heart of this concert, filled with vibrant rhythmic energy, is John Rutter's Feel the Spirit which draws on the colourful tradition of the American spiritual. The society are thrilled to have as their mezzo-soprano soloist, Melanie Marshall, for whom John Rutter wrote this inspired work. Also from 'across the pond' and infused with jazz is the medley from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, the programme completed by Bob Chilcott's ever-popular Little Jazz Mass. Book your ticket on the Guildford Choral website.
Wednesday 22 November 2023: Raphael's Tapestry Cartoons at the V&A Museum with Dr James Lindow, Cranleigh
The tapestry cartoons completed by Raphael (1483 to 1520) in 1516 remain one of this country's greatest artistic treasures. The commission's importance was underlined by the immense sums paid to both the artist and weavers. Sound like something you're interested in? Visit The Art Society Cranleigh website for more details.
Saturday 25 November: Oxted Comedy Night at the Barn Theatre
"The bald one from the hit BBC TV programme 'They Think It's All Over" shows why he is even better seen live. That's right, it's Lee Hurst. When did you last have a good laugh? Go along to this local theatre and see Lee Hurst and supporting comedians from the House of Stand Up. Tickets are £20 and the show starts at 7.45pm. Book your ticket on the Ticket Source Oxted Comedy Night webpage.
Thursday 30 November: Why we need Swifts - Why we need Wildlife!, Frimley
As part of the launch of the "Frimley Green Swifts", Edward Mayer, one of this country's leading experts on the Swift, a bird which has been added to the Red List of endangered species and for which the Frimley Green Swifts has been taking action to help our local population. His talk will be inspirational and is one not to miss! From 7pm at Frimley Green Learning Hub, Wharfenden Way. Frimley Green. GU16 6PJ. Refreshments will be available at the interval.
If you are interested in attending, please email LIFE@surreycc.gov.uk to book your place.
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 fêtes, carnivals, country shows, Christmas events, TV shows, concerts and visit schools. Try something different, and join a new musical community.