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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


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.


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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