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Surrey Life magazine May 2017 – out now to buy in shops and online

PUBLISHED: 13:02 12 April 2017

Surrey Life magazine May 2017

Surrey Life magazine May 2017

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Explore the best spring walks for National Walking Month; discover 50 years of wonder at University of Surrey; head into the woods at Grange Park Opera; meet our new columnist, author Adele Parks; and much, much more…

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On the cover: The University of Surrey is celebrating its 50th year in Guildford this year and as part of the celebrations will host a Festival of Wonder on Saturday May 13. The university kindly let us flick through its archives for a special feature on page 30 and also commissioned photographer, Kerry Jordan, to take this month’s stunning cover shot of the campus. For more about Kerry and her work, visit booface.co.uk.

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Highlights in Surrey Life magazine May 2017 include:

• 10 of the best spring walks for National Walking Month

• From the Archives: 50 years of wonder at University of Surrey

• Into the woods: behind the scenes at Grange Park Opera

• Are we nearly there yet? Our brand new column by best-selling author Adele Parks

• Richard Jones: Britain’s Got Talent winner brings magic to Guildford

• Growing up: a year in the garden with designer Dan Pearson

• Surrey Creations: a blacksmith who is forging an artistic path

• Antiques Scene: honouring Compton artist Mary Wondrausch

• Culture Vulture: Tenors Unlimited’s Paul Martin shares his off-stage kicks

• Networking queens: a spotlight on the she.space revolution

• My Surrey Weekend: relaxing with The Children’s Trust

• Point-to-Point: a day of thrilling horse racing in the countryside

• A ramble around Farthing Downs and Happy Valley

• Rural Ramblings: a visit to one of Surrey’s most precious heritage assets

• Notes from a Small County: The story of Mary Watts in Compton

• Reasons to love the market town of Reigate

• Gorgeous Gardens: through the gates of a newcomer to the NGS in Shamley Green

• Let’s move to Dorking

• Beautiful Surrey: readers’ stunning photography of our county

Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards 2017: catching up with some of last year’s winners

• Gourmet Life: what’s getting our taste buds watering this month

• Restaurant review: a Ripley restaurant looking to reclaim the heights

• Top drops: 3 Surrey vineyards share their most prized wines

• Monthly columnists, including BBC Surrey’s James Cannon, Surrey Hills Society, CPRE Surrey, Countryfile’s Adam Henson, Surrey Wildlife Trust, Wildlife Aid, The Life Coach…

• And all the best local Style, Arts & Culture, Homes, Property & Gardens, Food & Drink and more…

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