What's on in Surrey
So much to see and do in Surrey this month
It's the New Year and what better way to celebrate than attending some of the fun and quirky events happening in Surrey. From a fun folk music night, a calligraphy workshop to music events, there's something for everyone. Or if it's fresh air you're looking for then why not venture out and explore the Surrey countryside with our guide to Winter Walks, perfect for all ages and abilities.
9 - 31 January: Every Object Tells a Story, Chertsey Museum, Chertsey – The new temporary exhibition showcases some of the newest pieces which have been kindly brought to the Museum to tell the story of residents and people who lived in Chertsey and Runnymede throughout history. To find out further information please visit the Chertsey Museum website.
18 January: Family Concert, H.G. Wells Conference and Events Centre, Woking – If you're looking for an activity for the little ones in the family, don't miss this family friendly concert that will be sure to bring a smile to everyone's faces. Roald Dahl's Three Little Pigs will be narrated and the Woking Symphony Orchestra will play alongside. Saturday, 3.30pm. Tickets £7. For more information please visit the Woking Symphony Orchestra website.
22 January: Franz Schubert – the piano and the power of friends, Jack Wagg Hall, Cranleigh – Join Dr Graham Griffiths, a Music Researcher at the University of London as you find out about the talented composer Franz Schubert. Known for his masterpieces which are full of emotion, learn how his friends and the people he met throughout his life influenced his compositions. Wednesday, 2pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £4.60. For more information visit The Arts Society Cranleigh website .
24 January: Graham Hughes and the Sunshine Kings, Chertsey Hall, Chertsey – One of London's top jazz and swing bands performing New Orleans, Dixieland, 1920s traditional and vintage style jazz is heading to the Runnymede Jazz Club to blow the cobwebs away and get you moving. Friday, 7.15pm. Tickets: £9 for members, £11 for non – members. For more information visit the Runnymede Jazz Club website.
25 January: Japanese Calligraphy, Farnham Maltings, Farnham – Have you been wanting to learn something new? There's more to Japanese calligraphy than meets the eye and tutor Nao Fukumoto O'Neill, a textile designer and weaver with teach you how to use the brush using Japanese Kanji and Kana to create something uniquely yours. Saturday, 10am – 1pm. Tickets £47, £37.60 for children under 18 years old. For more information visit the Farnham Maltings website.
25 January: Alden, Patterson and Dashwood with the Shackleton Trio, Grayshott Village Hall, Grayshott – A night of Americana, English Folk and good company awaits. There will be beautiful instrumental pieces, and soulful vocals to match. Saturday, 7.30pm. Tickets £14, £7 for children under 17 years old. For more information contact Des O'Byrne on 01428 607096.
28 January: Volunteer Taster Day, Wey and Arun Canal Trust, Alfold and Dunsfold – Are you looking to volunteer your time and be in the great outdoors? Everyone is welcome to attend no matter the level of fitness or skills as training will be provided. Roles will range from construction, hedge laying, tow – path tidying, to joining the boat crew or manning the Canal Centre at Loxwood. Free event. Tuesday, 11am – 1pm. For more information please visit the Wey and Arun Canal Trust website.
30 January: The Dance to the Music UK Tour 2020, Camberley Theatre, Camberley – Directed and choreographed by ex – Strictly Come Dancing professional Kristina Rihanoff's. This new dance extravaganza is full of the glamour you love from the nation's favourite TV show, featuring sparkly costumes and breathtaking music. Thursday, 7.30pm. Tickets £29. For more information please visit the Camberley Theatre website.