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July 01 | 2017

Miliatary Show

Capel Military Vehicle Show

Location: Aldhurst Farm Temple Lane Capel Surrey RH5 5HJ
The show is held in support of Help For Heroes.. . Featuring an array of military vehicles, from the Second World War until the modern day. Enjoy vehicle displays, battle re-enactments, music, plus many trade stands and stalls.. . Adults: £6.00. Children, OAPs and Veterans: £3:00. Family Ticket (2 Adults, 2 Children): £15.00. . Gates open at 10:00am on both days.. On-site camping is also available (1-3 July*). . Military Period Camping...

July 02 | 2017

Deepdent-Trail-Walk

Deepdene Trail Guided Walk

Location: The Deepdene Trail RH5 4AZ
Join Dorking Museum guides for a walk on the Deepdene Trail through the newly rejuvenated and historic Deepdene Estate. The tour lasts for 90 minutes and takes in the grotto, woodland walks, parterre and temples, spectacular views across the Weald and exclusive entry to the grade II* listed family mausoleum, constructed by Thomas Hope on the death of his young son in 1817.. . See flyer. . Walk starts at 2pm and costs £4 per person. Details...

July 16 | 2017

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Dorkfest Music Festival

Location: North Holmwood Sports Club Field
Loads of local bands, and some not so local, playing a variety of music. Bands include The Prognosis, Stephanie Davis & The Super Dynamics, Emnibis, The Duplicates, The Unblessed, Objayda, Anarchy In The UKe & Vinyl Staircase. The bands will start playing around 1.00pm and the final act will finish by 10.00pm.. . There will we plenty of options for food & drink and there is a fully licensed bar & beer tent.. . Bring...

July 29 | 2017

Cave

South Street Caves Tours

Location: South Street Caves, South Street, Dorking (next to War Memorial)
Dorking’s famous South Street Caves date from the 17th century and were long used for storage of wine, although other rumours abound. Staircases, galleries and chambers lead down to the lowest chamber, known as the ‘Mystery Chamber’, 50 feet below street level. Tours take approximately 45 minutes. Group tours (maximum 12 people, no under-5s) by appointment at a time to suit you.. . The open walks for individual bookings on 29th July are sold...

July 24 | 2017

High-Ashurst

New for 2017 – TAZ Summer of Adventure at High Ashurst nr Dorking

Location: Surrey Outdoor Learning & Development, Headley Ln, Mickleham, Dorking RH5 6DQ
Summer holidays need never to be boring ever again! Come and discover some new, exciting and challenging outdoor activities at High Ashurst on our new action packed adventure week.. . Adventure days for everyone – Young Explorers 6-7 yrs, Junior Explorers 8-11 yrs and Senior Explorers 11-16 yrs - high ropes, climbing, abseiling, archery, low ropes challenge course, team games and challenges, bushcraft and much more.. . Also for 8yrs+ stay overnight in a teepee (Wednesday...

August 06 | 2017

Fostering

Fostering in Dorking Information Event

Location: Old Pixham School, Pixham Lane, Dorking, Surrey, RH14 1PQ
FREE Event. Drop in from 7pm. . Could you help us meet the growing need for foster carers in the South East of England?. . Out fostering information evenings are an informal way of finding out more information about what's involved in being a foster carer, about the children we look after, and how fostering might fit with your own family and lifestyle.. . We can also talk you through the difference between fostering with Fostering People...

September 10 | 2017

Deepdent-Trail-Walk

Deepdene Trail Guided Walk

Location: The Deepdene Trail RH5 4AZ
Join Dorking Museum guides for a walk on the Deepdene Trail through the newly rejuvenated and historic Deepdene Estate. The tour lasts for 90 minutes and takes in the grotto, woodland walks, parterre and temples, spectacular views across the Weald and exclusive entry to the grade II* listed family mausoleum, constructed by Thomas Hope on the death of his young son in 1817.. . See flyer. . Walk starts at 10.30am and costs £4 per person...

September 20 | 2017

Guided Walks of Dorking Pubs

Location: Dorking Museum West Street Dorking
Walk take place at 6pm.. . To accompany our current exhibition, ‘Time Gentlemen Please! The story of Dorking pubs’, the Museum walks team has a programme of guided walks. The Pub walks take in some of the former and current pub sites within Dorking town centre, relating their history and pointing out some of their features. At their peak, there were 46 licensed premises in Dorking! Tours last 90 minutes.. . Ticket cost: Adults £3. Book in...

September 30 | 2017

Elvis

Friends of Dorking – Elvis Night

Location: Rialto Lounge South Street RH4 2JZ
Back by popular demand and featuring Matt King one of the best Elvis tribute acts in the world.! This is a vibrant and exciting night, all in aid of the Summer Hanging Baskets and the Dorking Christmas Lights organised by the Friends of Dorking. Places are limited so book up soon!. . 7pm onwards. . Tickets: £25.00 each including a two course meal and entertainment.. . Elvis Night Flyer 2017. More info...

September 30 | 2017

Cave

South Street Caves Tours

Location: South Street Caves, South Street, Dorking (next to War Memorial)
Dorking’s famous South Street Caves date from the 17th century and were long used for storage of wine, although other rumours abound. Staircases, galleries and chambers lead down to the lowest chamber, known as the ‘Mystery Chamber’, 50 feet below street level.. . Tours take approximately 45 minutes and cost £6. Tour times: 10am, 11pm, 1pm, 2pm. . Group tours (maximum 12 people, no under-5s) by appointment at a time to suit you.. . Open tours...