What's on this January in Surrey
PUBLISHED: 17:58 06 January 2020 | UPDATED: 12:17 07 January 2020
We round up some of the best events and things to do across Surrey this month
For anything we've missed on our monthly round-up keep an eye on our weekend events round-up through this link
FRI JAN 10 - SUN JAN 12
Returning to Sandown Park, the cat extravaganza is back for its second year. Whether you're just a cat fanatic or planning on entering the competition, all your favourite breeds will be under one roof. For those who want to treat the feline friends they've left at home, there will be plenty of gifts, foods, and high-tech gadgets to choose from.
SUN JAN 12
Sheku Kanneh-Mason and London Mozart Players reunite at Fairfield Halls
The magnificent talent that is BBC Young Musician 2016 Sheku Kanneh-Mason will be playing with the London Mozart Players for the first classical concert of 2020, performing Saint-Saëns Cello Concerto No. 1 - one of the best-loved of 19th-century concertos. This concert will come just two days after the release of Sheku's new CD 'Elgar'-this brand-new recording with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle was recorded in June 2019 at London's Abbey Road Studios.
SAT JAN 18
Painting the Figure in Space at the Watts Gallery
Artists from G F Watts and Paula Rego often painted sitters in their studio spaces and this classis will enable you to begin to do so. This day course that is led by artist Tim Patrick will help you confidently examine figures in space and allow you to finish a painting to take home.
SUN JAN 19
Epsom Downs Wedding Show
This January will see the return of the beautiful Epsom Downs Wedding Show. The event is set to have a large variety of wedding specialists on hand, and over 500 wedding dresses will be available on display. Tickets must be pre-registered, but the event and parking is free so you can begin to plan your dream wedding with no entry charge.
Tickets: Free (must be pre-registered)
WED JAN 22
Stephen K Amos at the Epsom Playhouse
The loveable Stephen K Amos is hitting the road again with his new show titled The Everyman. He's on a mission to bring an evening of peace and to bring the community together as he reminds us of what we all have in common. As he provides you with a night of achingly funny anecdotes on every day life, he is guaranteed to completely warm your heart.
Tickets: from £15
THURS JAN 23
FASS Festival of Research
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is proud to announce the annual festival of research will be presented for the forth time. This festival will include a great number of discussions and presentations, as well as a competition and exhibition too. The event will provide you with a lunch buffet and end with a wine reception so that your hungry minds will be full.
THUR JAN 23 AND SUN JAN 26
The King of Mock the Week and one-liners, Milton Jones, is kick-starting his tour Impossible at Dorking Halls this month. Complete with his unique style and shirts, Milton will reveal his past as an international spy, and how his new identity led him to be the guy who appears on comedy programmes Mock the Week and Live at the Apollo. He will be at Dorking Halls on January 23, and Woking's New Victoria Theatre on January 26.
Tickets: from £26
FRI JAN 24
What's Love Got To Do With It? A Tribute to Tina Turner
Tina Turner fans should get ready to dance the night away as the hit show What's Love Got To Do With It arrives at Woking's New Victoria Theatre this month. The tribute concert that launched in 2019 is set to celebrate one of the most iconic and well loved female music artists of our generation. Audiences will be partying along as they look back on her magnificent career and enjoy her most-loved classics.
Tickets: from £13
FRI JAN 31
David Baddiel at Dorking Halls
Following his five-star one-man show My Family: Not the Sitcom, David Bladdiel is getting back on the stage with his one-man tour, Trolls: Not the Dolls. David has stories to tell of the dark and disturbing interactions he has had with cyber-trolls and the paths they've led him down. He invites you on his comedic journey into our culture's virtual underground, and with the promise that you'll leave with the ability to deflect your own trolls.
The best of the rest...
Surrey Scorchers VS Plymouth Raiders
This will take place at the Surrey Sports Park on January 19. Tickets: from £9
Screaming Blue Murder Comedy Club
Comedy legends will perform at the Dorking Halls on January 17. Tickets: from £10.50
Legacy of William Orphen
A fascinating talk at Watts Gallery on January 29. Tickets: £15
A chilling sensory experience at the New Victoria Theatre from January 28 - February 1. Tickets: £13 (plus booking fees)
Metal point workshop
Learn how to draw using silver and gold at Watts Gallery on January 11. Tickets: £85
Stephanie Weightman's show will be at Sandown Park Racecourse from January 25-26. Tickets: £6.
You Win Again
Celebrate the Bee Gees at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking, on January 12. Tickets: from £25.15 (plus booking fees)