Things to do in Surrey this weekend

PUBLISHED: 13:01 10 December 2018 | UPDATED: 10:12 12 December 2018

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Great things to do in Surrey this weekend (14, 15 and 16 December): art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.

Details of events correct at time of publishing.

Santa’s Grotto - Ongoing event

Woking Shopping

Santa has set up home in his Grotto opposite Boots in the Peacocks, where he will be welcoming children every day until Christmas Eve. The Grotto will be open from 10am–12pm & 2pm–7pm Monday-Saturday and 12pm–4pm Sunday.

Santa’s New Sleigh - Friday 14 and Saturday 15 December

The Camberley Theatre

Direct from the heart of London’s West End, Santa is gathering up his reindeer and heading straight to The Camberley Theatre. This is a festive musical extravaganza with original songs, energetic dancing and of course the main man himself. Tickets: £12 or £45 for family of four.

The Wintershall Nativity Play - Wednesday 12 to Sunday 16 December

Wintershall Estate

This critically-acclaimed production performed by the Wintershall Players, is presented both outdoors on the Wintershall Estate, as well as inside the intimate surroundings of Holly Barn, with a full complement of sheep, donkeys, horses and a sheepdog. See online for performance times. Free parking. Tickets from £9-£18, family tickets available.

Joanna Lumley: It’s All About Me - Saturday 15 December

Grange Park Opera, West Horsley

The sensational Ab Fab star hit the road for her first ever live tour in November, but there is an afternoon extension at Grange Park Opera, in West Horsley, with Clive Tulloh where she jousts and jest about 50 years in this business we call show. Tickets: £60 (Which includes a donation towards Christmas Matched Funding).

Simon Goodall and the Bourne Again Shadows - Saturday 15 December

Barn Theatre, Oxted

Widely acclaimed as the most authentic sounding Cliff/Shadows tribute act, Simon Goodall and the Bourne Again Shadows will be performing Cliff classics like Summer Holiday, and Shadows’ instrumental hits such as Apache, at Barn Theatre this month. Tickets: £18.

Peter Pan - Ongoing event

Richmond Theatre

Award-winning actor of stage and screen, Robert Lindsay will make his pantomime debut as Captain Hook in Peter Pan in Richmond. Robert will be joined by Britain’s Got Talent star, Jon Clegg as Smee, West End performer and Les Misérables star, Rachel Stanley, and Harry Francis – who previously starred in The Book of Mormon.

More pantomimes here

Santa’s Fun Run - Sunday 16 December

Bushy Park

Sweeping vistas, magnificent follies and pretty waterside paths make up the route Santa has picked out through Bushy Park, for this year’s Fun Run in aid of Princess Alice Hospice. All routes are 5K and entry fee includes a free santa suit for over 16s, or an elf hat for 5-15s. Entry: £18 adults, £8 5-15 year olds, under 5s are free.


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