What's on in Surrey
Looking for things to do in Surrey?
Music, history and art exhibitions, just some of the things on our list of things to do in Surrey this May and June. Don't forget to check out our Spring time walks and Strolls in Surrey article if it's fresh air you're after.
1 May - 18 June: Loseley Park, "Culture in Stone", Guildford - Gates open on the first of May to these stunning 500 year old gardens reckoned to be some of the finest in England. During May and June come and see the contemporary Zimbabwean stone sculptures which will be on display in the Walled Gardens. See Loseley Park website for details of this and other events.
4 May - 28 May: Surrey Hills Sculpture Garden, Bramley - a celebration of the landscapes of the Surrey Hills in partnership with the Surrey Sculpture Society. Come and enjoy the beautiful surroundings, bring a picnic and enjoy the sculptures, woodland and lakeside walk. Also art workshops, demonstrations and activities. 10am - 4.30pm. Tickets £7 on the day £6 in advance. Tickets available from the Guildford Tourist Information Centre or online at Surrey Hills Sculpture Garden website.
4 May - 29 November: Polesden Lacey presents Power Play - Power Play explores the social power of inimitable Edwardian socialite Margaret Greville. From quiet beginnings as the illegitimate daughter of a wealthy Scottish brewer, Maggie rose up the social ladder to become an influential member of high society, counting the likes of King Edward VII among her close friends. Visit the National Trust Polesden Lacey website for more details.
28 May - 1 June: Surrey Outdoor Learning, The Adventure Zone, Dorking - A whole host of outdoor activities perfect for the May half term school holidays available in Dorking and Richmond. Activities are on land and water where children can try high ropes, archery and abseiling to name a few - all run by experienced instructors. They can even spend a night in the Teepee Villages. To check availability visit The Adventure Zone holiday activities website.
28 May: Surrey County Show, Stoke Park, Guildford - action packed day with new activities and old favourites for all the family. For more details of all the things going on at the show go to the Surrey County Show website.
28 May - 1 June: Create and grow a veggie box, Squires garden centres - calling all budding gardeners this May half term at Squires garden centres. Children can choose three tasty vegetable plants and be shown how to plant them in a wooden trough. Then they get to decorate their own plant labels and take them home to watch their vegetables grow. £6 for the session plus there's also a free "Veggie Hunt", where children can follow a trail of questions around the garden centre and receive a sticker when complete.
5 July: Surrey Heartlands NHS 70 Choir Event - Choirs from across Surrey will be giving a choir concert in Guildford to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the NHS. There will be a bar and cafe. Tickets cost £5 plus a booking fee. Doors open at 6.30pm with the performance starting at 7pm. Tickets can be booked through the eventbrite website.