Support homelessness charity with tonight’s Big Sleep In

WOKING residents are being invited to take part in a Big Sleep In at their homes to support the homelessness charity York Road Project tonight. YRP usually holds a Big Sleep Out... Read more »

Joy of music connects the generations

A WOKING-based project that connects people of all ages through their love of music is inviting anyone across the borough and beyond to get involved. Intergenerational Music Making (IMM) was set up... Read more »

Henrietta’s musical marathon challenge

A LOCAL woman is to run the virtual London Marathon around Woking and Guildford while playing the recorder to raise money for the charity Music in Hospitals & Care. Henrietta Stock, who... Read more »

Local bass legend played in band with Clapton

THERE’S been a first-rate live music scene in the Woking area for many years, and one of its stalwarts was bass guitarist Mike Dann. Typically, musicians who grace their local music scene... Read more »

A whole new take on playing in the street

FRIDAY evening music performances led by a Woking family have been cheering up the surrounding streets for the past 19 weeks. Mabel Street Music, featuring the talented Lawrence family, held its grand... Read more »

The Modfather reflects on life, lockdown and a new album

WOKING’S most famous musical son, Paul Weller, is set to release his 15th solo album, On Sunset, later this month and he’s feeling content – despite the COVID-19 lockdown interrupting promotion for... Read more »

Woking’s lost ballroom of Atalanta

THE Atalanta ballroom in Woking’s Commercial Road will be remembered by many who were in and around the local area in the 1950s and 60s. Artists who would soon become famous played... Read more »

Bringing generations together through music, stories and art

A PROJECT that brings together children and elderly people in care homes and hospitals through the arts has been continuing its work during the coronavirus lockdown. Intergenerational Music Making (IMM) was set... Read more »

Organisers ‘Desperately sad’ as Chobham Festival is cancelled

CHOBHAM Festival, an annual series of cultural events, is the latest public entertainment victim of the coronavirus crisis. The committee which organises the concerts and other performances held in the village each... Read more »

Disney dancing fundraiser to help the hospice

A DANCE-ALONG to Disney musical songs is helping to raise funds for Woking Hospice with a live event on Saturday. “I’m running a fundraiser for the hospice as I am currently on... Read more »