Claygate Common and Winey Hill, a guided walk.

Date:

March 4, 2020

Doors open:

10.00

Location:

Claygate Centre for The Community

Price:

no charge

A gentle walk across Claygate Common to Winey Hill lead by Jean and Andrew. One of Elmbridge Borough Council's 'Healthy Walks'. Meet at Claygate Centre, inside near the cafe.

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Mount Felix Tapestry - U3A Talk

Date:

March 4, 2020

Doors open:

1.30

Location:

Claygate Village Hall

Price:

£1 on the door

Since April 2015 a small army of stitchers around Elmbridge have worked to create 44 panels for the Mount Felix Tapestry, an ongoing community art project commemorating Mount Felix Hospital in WW1, based in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. The Tapestry tells the story of some of the casualties and staff at this New Zealand Hospital.

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Claygate Floral Club open evening

Date:

March 4, 2020

Doors open:

7.00

Location:

Holy Trinity Church

Price:

£5 on the door. Please book in advance: pa.crandrews@ntlworld.com

Claygate Floral Club brings together experienced flower arrangers and complete novices to watch and learn from talented demonstrators who visit the club each month. The meeting is in the church hall.

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Dr Feelgood

Date:

March 6, 2020

Doors open:

7.30pm

Location:

Claygate Village Hall

Price:

Formed on Canvey Island in Essex in the early 1970s Dr. Feelgood remains one of the most popular and exciting live rhythm and blues acts in the world. The raw and uncompromising style of their performance has resulted in global success with a string of hit singles including Roxette, Back in the Night, Milk & Alcohol, and See You Later Alligator - which gave the group their first gold record.

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'Dig' A play for babies and toddlers

Date:

March 6, 2020

Doors open:

9.00 OR 10.00

Location:

Shrewsbury House Pre-preparatory School

Price:

no charge but booking is required - see link below

As part of the Claygate Arts Festival, Shrewsbury House Pre-Preparatory School is delighted to present ‘Dig’, a performance by The Pied Piper Theatre Company for children aged between 6 months and 2 years. As the sun comes up on a new day, the garden wakes up! Join us for a gentle first theatre experience, perfect for the very young. The story brings to life a world of growing plants, busy bugs and wriggling worms. Share the music, singing and story – and then stay to play amongst the plants!

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Nefarious Picaroons

Date:

March 7, 2020

Doors open:

7.30pm

Location:

Claygate Village Hall

Price:

A seven-piece acoustic band, playing a collection of rare and classic pop gems in a low-down-dirty-pop-skiffle style. This gig promises to be a fun filled evening of stomped-up pop-folk that’s guaranteed to get any audience onto their feet, dancing, singing and smiling along.

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1st Claygate Scout & Guide Band

Date:

March 7, 2020

Doors open:

7.00

Location:

Holy Trinity Church

Price:

£6

The 1st Claygate Scout & Guide band are a very successful youth concert and marching band. They will perform a varied repertoire - from traditional marches through to music from TV and the big screen. It will be an enjoyable evening for all.

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Philosophy Café

Date:

March 11, 2020

Doors open:

10.00 to 12.00

Location:

The Foley

Price:

no charge

Philosophy cafés reclaim philosophy for all, taking it out of the academic realm, providing a convivial space to talk about matters of interest. We warmly invite you to gather at The Foley to look at current moral dilemmas, learn about philosophical thought and discuss the big questions that have always mattered to people: How do we live a good life? What is justice? Is there such a thing as truth? Just turn up. More information from linda@wellsandcompany.co.uk

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James Taylor Quartet

Date:

March 12, 2020

Doors open:

7.30pm

Location:

Holy Trinity Church

Price:

For the coolest sounds in funky acid jazz the James Taylor Quartet have set the standard. On dozens of mighty albums, they have quietly become a byword for distinguished British creativity. Formed in 1987 by Hamond organ player James Taylor the four-piece have become renowned for their legendary live performance in the UK and around the world.

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Atomic Rooster

Date:

March 13, 2020

Doors open:

7.30pm

Location:

Claygate Village Hall

Price:

The legendary Prog Rock band formed in 1969 from the ashes of The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, featuring original members Pete French and Steve 'Boltz' Bolton, along with Adrian Gautrey, Bo Walsh & Shug Millidge. Best known for the hard prog-rock sound of hit singles including Tomorrow Night, Devil's Answer and Death Walks Behind You. The band have been receiving top reviews throughout the UK and Europe.

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Solem Quartet

Date:

March 13, 2020

Doors open:

7.30

Location:

Christian Science Church

Price:

£15 on the door or from Premier Wine in The Parade

The Solem Quartet has established itself as one of the most innovative and adventurous quartets of its generation. They are making their third appearance at Claygate Festival.

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The Balkanoes

Date:

March 14, 2020

Doors open:

7.30pm

Location:

Claygate Village Hall

Price:

Fusing Eastern European and Jewish folk music with a joyous energy to guarantee a Balkan bash of mammoth proportions. Moving seamlessly from traditional klezmer to gypsy grooves and unique takes on well-known classics, this ferociously fine 9-piece band mix up a goulash of Balkan brass and fiddle with klezmer flavours so to create a hot, soulful party music that always gets audiences dancing with joy!

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Claygate Choral Society

Date:

March 14, 2020

Doors open:

7.30

Location:

Holy Trinity Church

Price:

£12.50, children free

Claygate Choral Society under the direction of Ed Jones performs works by Handel and Haydn. Tickets on the door or from Premier Wine in The Parade.

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Children's Art Workshop

Date:

March 14, 2020

Doors open:

10.30-12.30, 1.30-3.30 - do one or both

Location:

Christian Science Church

Price:

no charge

Guided painting and making by a qualified art teacher. Materials will be provided or bring your own. Topics based on exciting bible stories such as Jonah and the whale and Noah’s ark. Two groups: under tens and over tens. Work will be exhibited in the village afterwards. Morning and afternoon sessions – take part in either or stay all day. Drinks provided, but bring your own food. Booking required - alanko@saqnet.co.uk

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The Gentleman's Magazine, a panorama of Georgian Surrey.

Date:

March 14, 2020

Doors open:

2.30

Location:

Holy Trinity Church

Price:

£3 on the door.

Founded in 1731, The Gentleman’s Magazine was the world’s first magazine, reporting domestic and foreign news, announcing the latest discoveries in science, medicine and technology, reviewing books and recording freak weather, births, marriages and military promotions. This talk by Julian Pooley will give an introduction to the magazine, explore its value for local historians and uncover hidden stories of Surrey, its people and history throughout the Georgian period. In the Church Hall

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Children's Pottery

Date:

March 15, 2020

Doors open:

12.00 - 4.00

Location:

Ceramica

Price:

£5 on the door

Decorate a tile which will become part of a larger artwork. We hope to exhibit this locally. Materials provided.

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Vocality Claygate

Date:

March 17, 2020

Doors open:

8.00

Location:

Holy Trinity Church

Price:

Local choir Vocality is a regular performer at Claygate Festival. They will present a wide-ranging and varied repertoire of songs in unaccompanied harmony.

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Spring Serenade by Anna and Chloe

Date:

March 17, 2020

Doors open:

7.30

Location:

Christian Science Church

Price:

Young, professional singers, Soprano Chloe Stratta and local Mezzo-Soprano Anna Marie McLachlan are delighted to be returning to Claygate for a night of beautiful opera and song. Programme to include arias, songs and duets by Handel, Mozart, Poulenc, Humperdinck and Offenbach. They will be accompanied by talented pianist, Laurence Panter.

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Surrey Brass

Date:

March 18, 2020

Doors open:

7.30

Location:

Holy Trinity Church

Price:

£13.20

Surrey Brass is delighted to be part of Claygate Arts Festival 2020. We are sure that our customary mix of classics, jazz, film music, and solo features drawn from many styles, places, and times will provide a highly varied and enjoyable programme, which is carefully chosen to include something to please everyone. Tonight's concert will be conducted by Robin Smith, who also conducted that inaugural concert all those years ago. Tickets available online or at Premier Wine in The Parade.

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Philosophy Café

Date:

March 18, 2020

Doors open:

10.00 - 12.00

Location:

The Foley

Price:

no charge

Philosophy cafés reclaim philosophy for all, taking it out of the academic realm, providing a convivial space to talk about matters of interest. We warmly invite you to gather at The Foley to look at current moral dilemmas, learn about philosophical thought and discuss the big questions that have always mattered to people: How do we live a good life? What is justice? Is there such a thing as truth? Just turn up. More information from linda@wellsandcompany.co.uk

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Claygate and it's Surrounds - a natural history

Date:

March 18, 2020

Doors open:

7.00

Location:

Ministry Centre, Holy Trinity Church

Price:

no charge

This talk serves as a guide to some of the best local countryside sites within reach of Claygate. Dave Page has been employed for many years by Elmbridge Borough Council managing Elmbridge’s Countryside sites as Commons Ranger and since 1999 as Countryside Estates Officer. In the oak room.

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Hoaxwind

Date:

March 20, 2020

Doors open:

7.30pm

Location:

Claygate Village Hall

Price:

Hoaxwind pay homage to the mighty space rockers Hawkwind. Playing tracks mainly from their 'classic' 70s period, they recreate the sights, sounds and smells of the hypnotic and unpredictable live shows that made them such an attraction.

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Earthly Voices

Date:

March 20, 2020

Doors open:

7.30

Location:

Holy Trinity Church

Price:

£10

Earthly Voices is thrilled to be performing as part of the inaugural Claygate Arts Festival. Do join us for a fantastic feel-good evening. Tickets on the door or from Premier Wine in The Parade

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Yasmine & Peter Giles

Date:

March 21, 2020

Doors open:

7.00

Location:

Christian Science Church

Price:

£20

The worldwide CD release of I N S I G H T S by Yasmine & Peter Giles Their long-awaited much anticipated first album of original songs.

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Children's Gardening

Date:

March 21, 2020

Doors open:

2.00

Location:

Vale Road Allotments

Price:

no charge

A children's event to promote gardening and encourage sensitivity to wildlife. Lead by Karen Heynike, from the Walton Community Allotment. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Booking is essential - marie.barltrop@live.com

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Richard Jefferies Heritage Walk

Date:

March 21, 2020

Doors open:

10.30

Location:

Fee Farm Road

Price:

no charge

Richard Jefferies was a Victorian author best known for writing about landscapes, natural history and agricultural life in the South of England. Some of his best-loved work describes vividly our local woodland and fields. The walk will include frequent stops with readings by our own ‘Richard Jefferies’ describing the landscape we are walking through. Historian Jo Richards will guide you. The walk starts in Fee Farm Road and will take about 2 hours. Booking essential - linda@wellsandcompany.co.uk

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Art Without Boundaries

Date:

March 22, 2020

Doors open:

2.00 - 5.00

Location:

Ministry Centre, Holy Trinity Church

Price:

no charge

A creative arts exhibition of work by Residents of Wingham Court Care Home. They are encouraged to use art to express their emotions and relieve stress and anxiety. Their work is thought-provoking, be it through mediums such as painting, print textiles, film production and sculpture.

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Manu Brazo on Saxophone

Date:

March 25, 2020

Doors open:

7.30

Location:

Holy Trinity Church

Price:

£12.00, children & students with ID free

Oxshott and Cobham Music Society presents Manu Brazo accompanied by a string quartet. Tickets on the door or from Premier Wine in The Parade, Claygate

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Gardeners' Question Time

Date:

March 25, 2020

Doors open:

7.45

Location:

Claygate Village Hall

Price:

£5 on the door

A panel of experts answer your questions. Featuring: Selina Botham - Local Gold Medal Winning Designer, Brian Mathew - MBE VMH Local Botanist formerly of Kew Gardens, Dave Page - Expert Allotment Holder and Elmbridge Countryside Estates Officer, Sarah Price - Landscape Designer responsible for a centrepiece Garden at the 2012 Olympics, Helen Valentino - Beekeeper at Vale Road Allotments. With Steve Wells in the chair. 

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Castillion Quartet with Hannah Shaw

Date:

March 28, 2020

Doors open:

7.30

Location:

Holy Trinity Church

Price:

£20, children and students with ID free

Oxshott & Cobham Music Society presents the Castillion quartet with Hanna Shaw on viola. Programme: Joseph Haydn String Quartet No 67 in F major, Op 77 No 2 (1799) Leoš Janáček String Quartet No 1 (Kreutzer Sonata) (1923) Johannes Brahms String Quintet No 1 in F major, Op 88 (1882) Tickets online, on the door or from Premier Wine in The Parade

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