Pirbright Village Fair rules the waves

THE Pirbright Village Fair proved a great success when it returned last Saturday. “We were thrilled,” said Julia Douetil, one of the organisers. “It had been postponed twice because of COVID so... Read more »

Postponed village carnival is finally back

CHOBHAM Carnival takes place on Sunday, the village’s biggest event of the year moving to the end of summer from its regular May Day Bank Holiday date. The pandemic forced the show... Read more »

Artisan festival showcases the produce of the hills

THE first Surrey Hills Artisan Festival is being held today and tomorrow (3 and 4 July). The weekend event promises to be a showcase of the very best of the Surrey Hills’... Read more »

Sun shines on village’s community hub campaign

DOZENS of families supported the first fundraising event run by the trust that is aiming to turn the old Byfleet Fire Station into a community hub. The organisers were delighted with the... Read more »

Cinema’s seven screens back in action next week

WOKING’S award-winning Nova Cinema will reopen next week, with programmes running from Thursday 20 May through to Sunday. The seven-screen venue in the Ambassadors Theatre Group (ATG) complex in The Peacocks shopping... Read more »

Dragon in school helps fire pupils’ imaginations

A MYSTERY was solved at Bisley Primary School when a friendly dragon arrived to take part in some special assemblies. The discovery of an ancient-looking book in the school grounds had excited... Read more »

Let’s generate a true Walk the Walk spirit

AN ICONIC annual fundraising walk organised by a Sheerwater-based charity is going ahead next month despite the coronavirus pandemic – but in a virtual form, instead of a large gathering in the... Read more »

Topical festive tree display brings joy

FESTIVE trees of many designs and sizes cheered up people visiting St Peter’s Church in Old Woking last weekend. The church was staging its biennial Christmas tree festival, held despite the need... Read more »

Safety first keeps gymnastic club open

A WOKING gymnastics club is spending £1,000 a month on cleaning and protection equipment to keep its classes going during the pandemic. Prime Acrobatics reopened its facilities at Heather Farm on Horsell... Read more »

Woking’s cinema reopens after year-long revamp

WOKING’S newly rebranded Nova Cinema reopens today after a year’s closure for refurbishment. The seven-screen venue in the Ambassadors Theatre Group complex in The Peacocks shopping centre will have a launch programme... Read more »