Seasonal events

December

Thursday 1 December: Christmas Shopping Evening, Addlestone

Come and meet friendly, creative and unique small businesses and buy your Christmas gifting the pop up featuring lifestyle and homewares from various local businesses at Bourne Valley Garden Centre. From 5pm to 8pm. For more information visit the Curated by Dapper and Suave web page.


Thursday 1 December: Peaslake Christmas Comedy, Peaslake

4 Comics 1 Mic. Peaslake celebrates Christmas in style! Michael Hackett bringing new pro comics to make you laugh this Christmas. For more information visit the Peaslake Christmas Eventbrite web page.


Saturday 3 December: Jack and the Beanstalk at The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

This children's classic is brought to you in arguably the most fun form of theatre, pantomime! Expect fun, sparkles, lots of singalongs and side-splitting comedy. Head to the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre website to book your tickets.


Saturday 3 December Etsy Guildford Christmas Market, Guildford

Head to Guildford Cathedral to find all the handcrafted festive gifts you need. With over 50 stalls, an onsite café and plenty of local artisans to meet, this market is a Christmas must. Find out more on the Guildford Cathedral Eventbrite web page.


Saturday 3 December: Reigate Christmas Fayre, Reigate

The 11th Reigate Christmas Fayre takes place on Church Street and will be packed with fantastic stalls offering food, drink, gifts and a Christmas light switch on at 4.30pm. Visit the Reigate Business Guild web page for more information.


Saturday 3 December: Create your own Christmas cards, Shere

Come to Espasa Studio and create your own Christmas card! Perfect for children and adults. From 12pm to 3pm. To book a slot visit the Christmas Card Eventbrite web page.


Saturday 3 December: Tinsel and Tunes Elmbridge Ladies Choir, Esher Theatre

Kick-start your Christmas festivities this year with the Elmbridge Ladies Choir who will perform a variety of Christmas carols that you can sing along too. For more information visit the Esher Theatre web page.


Saturday 3 to 24 December: Visit Father Christmas at Godstone Farm, Godstone

Santa Claus is coming... To Godstone Farm. On this seasonal trip, both you and the kids can wander through Candy Cane Lane, stop by Father Christmas' Office and peek a few of the wonderful animals on the farm. Book your place and kick-start the festivities at Godstone Farm web page.


Sunday 4 December: Newlands Corner Christmas Pop Up, Newlands Corner

The Newlands Corner Christmas Pop-Up event returns this year and is the ideal opportunity to stock up on Christmas gifts from local Surrey producers. Discover a variety of stalls from food and drink to local crafts and gifts. There will also be the opportunity to buy locally grown Christmas Trees and make a wreath for free! For more information visit the Surrey Countryside web page.


Monday 5 December: SeeAbility Christmas Concert, Leatherhead

Enjoy an evening packed with entertainment and festive fundraising activities that help this wonderful organisation deliver services to people with learning disabilities, autism and sight loss. Find more information on the SeeAbility Eventbrite web page.


Thursday 8 December: Christmas favourites old and new, Farnham

From 6.30pm enjoy Christmas readings from literature by local authors with alcohol free mulled wine and mince pies provided. Tickets are£10 per person and you can book your space at the Farnham Library Helpdesk.


Saturday 10 December: Ultimate Elton and the Rocket Band, Oxted

For those Elton John fans, you're in for a treat this festive season with a performance from Paul Bacon at the Barn Theatre in Oxted. Paul not only sings like the star himself, he also looks like him... all you have to do is close your eyes! Book your tickets on the Barn Theatre website.


Saturday 10 December: Everywhere Christmas Tonight, Cobham

Prepare for an evening of heart-warming seasonal music, presented with light-hearted humour in the cosy yet lively confines of The Burbanks Hall. Alongside the choir will be the colourful and enthusiastic Surrey Rainbow Choir. Book your tickets for this festive event on the Elmbridge Choir website.


Saturday 10 December: Genesis Chorale Christmas Concert, West Byfleet

A selection of Christmas carols for the whole family to enjoy this Christmas. Adults £15, children £8. For more information visit the Genesis Chorale web page.


Saturday 10 December: Christmas book folding family craft workshop, Godalming

From 2.30pm to 4pm. Christmas book folding will give you the choice of 2 book designs, either a Christmas tree or a Christmas cracker. Suitable for ages 8 years and over. All materials and instructions are provided during the workshop. Tickets are £3 and can be purchased from Godalming Library or by emailing godalming.library@surreycc.gov.uk.


Sunday 11 December: Curated Christmas Market, Dorking

Curated by Dapper and Suave invite you to Gildings for their latest pop up featuring lifestyle and homewares from over 20 unique, friendly, and creative local businesses. Find food and drink, gifts for you and your home, family and friends. Parking is free and well behaved dogs and children are welcome. To find out more visit the Curated by Dapper and Suave web page.


Sunday 11 December: Noel Noel! Candlelit Christmas Concert, Guildford

Join the award winning Surrey Hills Chamber choir and their sister choir, the Surrey Hills Singers, for their annual candlelit Christmas concert. The performance will be followed with festive nibbles and drinks. To book tickets visit the Surrey Hills Choir web page.


Tuesday 6 or Tuesday 12 December: Sustainable Present Wrapping Workshop, Camberley Library

Learn how to wrap your Christmas presents sustainably and beautifully too! From 5.30pm. For more information visit the Sustainable Present Eventbrite web page.


Thursday 1 December to Friday 23 December: Walking with The Snowman at Winkworth Arboretum

Winkworth Arboretum is a wonderful place to visit all times of the year, but imagine 'walking in the air' during the festive season amongst 12 beautifully decorated snowmen inspired by The Snowman. To add to the magic, enjoy hot chocolate, traditional winter fair games and a twinkling carousel ride. Book your tickets on the Winkworth Arboretum website.


Tuesday 13 December: A Christmas Concert at Bel and the Dragon, Farnham

A quartet of professional singers and pianist they will bring their passion and talent to the magic of Christmas to perform Bel and the Dragon. Book your tickets via the Design my Night web page.


Tuesday 13 December: Tina Talbot storytelling and creative workshop, Epsom

Come along to a storytelling and creative workshop from 5pm to 6pm. This event is free and suitable for 6 to 8 year olds. Please book your slot by emailing epsom.library@surreycc.gov.uk or by visiting Epsom Library.


Thursday 15 December: Danish Christmas heart making session, Hersham

Free craft at Hersham Library from 3.45pm to 4.45pm. Use recycled materials to make Danish Christmas Hearts, little baskets to hang on your tree. Please sign up at the library help desk in advance, places are limited.


Friday 16 December: The Night Before Christmas at The Harlequin Theatre, Redhill

A perfect 'night before Christmas' activity for the whole family to enjoy. When main characters Woody and Millie go to sleep on Christmas Eve magical things start to happen which takes them on an adventure full of magic, mischief and festive fun! For more information visit the Harlequin Theatre web page.


Saturday 17 to Wednesday 21 December: Christmas Kaleidoscopes, Watts Gallery

Creat a crafty kaleidoscopes to colour the wintery season more brightly at Watts Gallery! £3 per person. For more information visit the Make Space web page.


Saturday 17 December: Christmas Rhymetime, Camberley

Join Special Guest Pebble for an extra special Christmas Rhymetime. No need to book, suitable for ages 0 to 5, free event from 10.30am. For more information visit the Camberley Library web page.


Saturday 17 December: Tree warden Christmas workshop for children, Epsom

Come along to Epsom Library from 10.30am to 11.30am for this free family event. To book please email to epsom.library@surreycc.gov.uk or by visiting Epsom Library.


Saturday 17 December: Christmas paper craft, Farnham

From 10.30am come along to Epsom Library for some Christmas paper craft! Suggested donation is 50p per child, please book at the Farnham Library Helpdesk.


Wednesday 18 to Saturday 31 December: The Make Space Twinkly Tealights Workshop, Compton

Light up the end of December by creating a delicate, colourful tealight holder with reused jars. £3 per person. For more information visit the Make Space web page.


Monday 19 December: A Christmas Carol live at Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking

Adapted by Ryan Philpott, this action-packed production sees Dickens' novella performed by just two actors. For more details on the A Christmas Carol performance, visit the ATG Tickets website.


Wednesday 21 December: Brookland's Christmas Comedy Special, Weybridge

Brookland's Christmas Comedy Special featuring Michael Hackett and Live at the Apollo's Esther Manito! Book your tickets via the Brooklands Christmas Comedy Eventbrite web page.


Tuesday 20 December: Christmas craft session, Esher

From 2.30pm join Esher Library for a fun and festive craft session. For more information visit Esher Library.


Tuesday 20 December: Make woollen Christmas decorations, Ashtead

From 11am come along to Ashtead library to make some woollen Christmas decorations that you can take home and hang on your tree. Suitable for ages 5 and above. £3 each, booking is essential by visiting Ashtead Library.


Thursday 22 December: Christmas Rhymetime, Reigate

Join Special Guest Pebble for an extra special Christmas Rhymetime. No need to book, suitable for ages 0 to 5, free event from 10.30am. For more information visit Reigate Library web page.


Friday 23 December: Christmas Crafts at Gatton Park, Reigate

Get the sparkle out for lots of Christmas crafty makes, perfect for children aged 3 to 7. From 10am to 11.30am or 1.30pm to 3pm. For more information visit the Gatton Park Christmas Crafts web page.