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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Lionel Richie has been announced as the headline of Hampton Court Palace Festival 2018 and tickets will go on sale this Friday, February 2

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Monday, January 29, 2018

We pick some of the best events and performances going on across Surrey in February 2018

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Join Arlene Phillips and Strictly Come Dancing favourites Aljaz and Janette on this exclusive 8-day river cruise along the Danube

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

January 25 marks Burns Night; an evening celebration of the great late Scottish poet Robert Burns. Many venues in Surrey will be hosting an array of celebrations to mark this cultural tradition, with more than enough haggis to go around. We pick our top events taking place in 2018

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The UK’s greatest celebration of France returns to Olympia London on 26-28 January

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Get ready to laugh, boo and hiss, and cheer on your favourite childhood heroes in the array of pantomimes coming to Surrey theatres this Christmas

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The weekend is fast approaching and for those still deciding how to spend their Friday through to Sunday, we pick five of the best ways to spend your weekend in Surrey

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Monday, November 20, 2017

From Santa’s Grottos, to Victorian Christmas markets and late-night shopping, we’ve covered what’s on in Surrey this season

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Friday, August 4, 2017

From historic streets to mysterious gems, Heritage Open Day weekend throws open the doors of Surrey’s hidden heritage. Matthew Williams shines a light on 30 of the best places to visit

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Friday, July 21, 2017

How time flies when you’re having fun! It may be a cliché, but for the Guildford Fringe team it rings true as they celebrate their fifth anniversary festival with a bumper year of vibrant theatre, comedy and a sprinkling of magic. Tinx Newton catches up with festival director, Nick Wychsna, to discover what’s in store

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Reigate’s Eat! Food Fest, which is organised by Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards judge Philippa Ratcliffe, returns to Priory Park’s sunken garden on Saturday July 22 and Sunday July 23. Here’s what you can expect…

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Wrap up in your favourite coat and scarf, grab your sparklers and a warming drink, and enjoy one of these fantastic firework displays taking place in Surrey for bonfire night

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017

If you take a stroll down to Farnham Heath National Nature Reserve this summer you’ll discover some unusual and exciting artworks.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

One of the best ways to experience the raw beauty of Surrey is by car: roof down, picnic hamper on the back seat, taking a leisurely drive through the undulating countryside. Here, drivers from The Supercar Event give us a run-down of the very best Surrey has to offer

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Friday, June 16, 2017

As Guildford Lions Club celebrates its 50th year, long-standing member Vic Quayle tells us about one of the many weekends he spends helping to organise local events for the club

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As Brooklands Museum prepares to re-open its original finishing straight on Saturday June 17, 110 years after the race track first opened to the public in 1907, Rebecca Younger takes a look at its motor racing history

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Every month, Surrey Life teams up with Guildford’s Tourist Information Centre to reveal some of the best days out and things to do across Surrey

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Clink Charity, winners of Surrey Life’s 2016 Pride of Surrey award, will take its prisoner rehabilitation initiative beyond prison walls this June to serve the homeless and vulnerable during London Food Month

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Bringing rural life to the heart of Guildford, Surrey County Show is a vibrant mix of farming, food and drink, shopping and more. Matthew Williams shines a spotlight on what you can expect

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Every month, we team up with Guildford’s Tourist Information Centre to reveal some of the best things going on across the county.

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Friday, May 5, 2017

With the testosterone-charged antics of The Grand Tour and Top Gear, it can be all too easy to forget that motorsports aren’t the preserve of motoring mad men. This year, female fans of The Supercar Event, which raises money for The Children’s Trust, are putting their feet down...

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

From woodland glades to film set masterpieces and vineyard wonders, Surrey has a wealth of beautiful gardens to visit throughout the open gardens season. Surrey Life gardening editor, Leigh Clapp, picks out 25 of her favourites*

*The gardens featured are listed alphabetically, not in order of preference

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Bestselling author of Brick Lane, Monica Ali, has returned to the University of Surrey as its distinguished writer in residence for the second year. Here she talks to Rebecca Younger about why she loves the job, walking the North Downs Way and learning to ignore what’s in vogue

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

After a slow start to a show shrouded in controversy during its West End run, Funny Girl proves to be a bit of a belter, says Rebecca Younger

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Her vibrant and refreshing take on our beautiful county saw Judit Matthews named our first Landscape Painter of the Year. Matthew Williams discovers her inspirations

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Britain consumes 165 million cups of tea a day according to the organisers of National Tea Day on Friday April 21, 2017. Judging by the number of places to partake in a cuppa locally, Surrey is a major contributor. Here are 10 of the best tea shops to visit…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

It’s not just the spring flowers that bloom at this time of year, as artists across Surrey escape their studios for the natural gallery of outdoor art exhibitions

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

AppArt’s annual Art Exhibition & Sculpture Trail at Prior’s Field School showcases new, emerging artists, along with many old favourites exhibiting their work.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The seventh Haslemere Festival, running from Friday May 12 to Sunday July 4, promises action packed weeks of art, culture, children’s entertainment, classical music, acoustic, folk, jazz and opera, talks, walks and more.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Guildford Fringe Festival has brought the creative, inventive and occasionally outrageous to town since it started in 2013.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

To celebrate The Brigitte Trust’s new partnership with Wotton House, a garden party will be held at the spectacular country estate near Dorking.

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Monday, April 3, 2017

In the first of an occasional new series of Surrey nightlife reviews, Guildford Fringe supremo Nick Wyschna shines a spotlight on comedian Stephen Bailey’s latest tour, Nation’s Sweetheart

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Every month, we team up with Guildford’s Tourist Information Centre to reveal some of the best things going on across the county

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Organised by Surrey Historic Buildings Trust, the inaugural Surrey Heritage Awards this spring will celebrate the best examples of conservation and restoration across our county. Here, we zone in on the shortlist.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

With English Tourism Week this month, we ask a selection of local tourist attraction champions what makes Surrey special

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Normally a place for adventurous tea drinkers and those looking to cut down the food miles of their grocery shopping, Flower Farm Shop in Godstone has been leading a double life in recent weeks. Matthew Williams visits for Godstone Brewers’ Fresh Fridays - a pop-up pub with a twist

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Now in its fourth year, the Surrey Half Marathon was recently hailed the UK’s Best Road Run Race. We caught up with some runners who have signed up this year to find out what inspired them to take part

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

For two nights at the start of March, River Cottage’s curing and smoking expert Steven Lamb will take over the kitchen at The Three Horseshoes pub in Thursley.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Planning a Valentine’s proposal? Get your wedding planning off to a romantic start at Bride: The Wedding Show at Ascot Racecourse from March 11-12

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Monday, October 31, 2016

The spookiest time of the year is fast approaching! We pick some of the best events to celebrate Halloween in Surrey in 2017

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

The French Property Exhibition sponsored by Blevins Franks, International Tax and Wealth Management is returning to Olympia London on 16-18 September to help French property hunters across the UK find their dream home across the Channel.

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The White Lodge Centre have announced a “roaring twenties” theme for their annual fundraising charity ball this year, which is sure to be a fun-filled evening of fine food and drink, dancing and entertainment.

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Monday, March 7, 2016

After a sold-out, critically acclaimed West End season, sold-out shows in Australia and prior to dates across America, Graeme of Thrones will be coming to Guildford on May 5

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Thursday, December 3, 2015

How are you planning to welcome in 2016 in Surrey?

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Summer is now behind us, schools are back and already we are starting to focus on the next big occasion – Christmas.

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

Surrey Wildlife Trust reveal what to keep an eye out for this month and where you can join them for nature related events in Surrey...

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Sunday, February 1, 2015

There’s so much to celebrate in Surrey this year, we couldn’t possibly fit it all in here, but we’ve grafted away to edit it down to 60 (ish) of the most not-to-be-missed events for your 2015 calendars

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Given its easy access from Surrey, France is the ideal location for a second home – and with the first French Property Auction about to happen in London, now could be just the time to take the plunge...

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

After the roaring success of Guildford Fringe’s last sold out 100 Watt Club at the Electric Theatre, they’re back with another line-up set to knock your stockings off.

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Monday, December 1, 2014

Each month, we team up with the group that’s in charge of tourism in the county, Visit Surrey, to reveal the essential dates for your diary during the month ahead...

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