Tag Archives: Surrey

September 17

Woking’s ready to feel the Spirit of the Dance

Woking’s ready to feel the Spirit of the Dance Book Now The International smash hit Spirit of the Dance is one of the most successful dance shows ever and it’s now coming to Woking’s New Victoria Theatre this Saturday (22 Sep). Seen by more than thirty million people in twenty countries around the world Spirit […]

5 things to do at The University of Surrey August 30

5 things to do at The University of Surrey #ALevelResults2018 #Surrey #University

One Experience sport like never before. 47 clubs. £36 million facilities. Two Take a full, first-hand look at our accommodation without stepping foot on campus? Three You receive some pretty great (and exclusive) benefits once you become a part of The University of Surrey Alumni. Four Get to know your new home. The University of […]

August 30

5. Eat vegan in Guildford at Surrey Hills Coffee #vegan #Guildford #visitguildford #Surrey

August 30

4. Walk around the stunning grounds and gardens of Guildford Castle #Guildford #Surrey #visitguildford

The Green Flag winning Castle Grounds are Guildford’s premier town centre park. An extremely vibrant and popular park enjoyed by everyone for its unique character and famous horticultural colour. The Castle Grounds are free to enter but there is a small charge if you would like to visit the Castle Keep. Dogs are welcome if kept […]

August 26

5 things to do at the Hampton Court Food Festival #London #Food #Travel #royalfoodfest #HamptonCourt

One Arrive by boat along the beautiful stretch of the River Thames from Kingston upon Thames (or beyond) to Hampton Court. There are several operators that you will take you to the palace. Two Peruse the many stalls selling food and drink, everything from toffee Vodka to the best of tapenades.  If your ticket allows you […]

August 26

5 things to do at Colets Health Club, Thames Ditton, Surrey #Fitness #Health #thamesditton #Surrey

One Be a MasterChef and make mini pizzas in Colets Kids Camp and Teen Camp. Two Book your child in for a 2-hourly slot Monday to Friday whilst you workout! We take little ones from 6 weeks-5 years Three Take part in our Family Fun Day! Free BBQ plus lots of activities for all – […]

August 24

Interview with television and theatre actor Ian Hallard #theatre #Hogarthsprogress

We are very grateful to Ian Hallard for taking time out of his busy rehearsal schedule for this very informative Q and A. Ian will be appearing in the world premiere of Hogarths Progress at The Rose Theatre Kingston this September. 1. What inspired you to be an actor? I don’t there was any one […]

August 22

4. Book tickets for this year’s Hampton Court Food Festival (25 – 27 August 2018) #Food #Hamptoncourt #Festival

Follow this link to buy tickets for this year’s food festival. Hampton Court 2018 Theres so much to see and do at this years Hampton I was plum tuckered by the end of the day A first view of the gardens and a to do list! I’ll be adding plant profiles later this week! #RHSHamptonCourt via […]

August 21

4. GCSE results day: 20 ways to celebrate in and around Surrey — Surrey Enterprise Business School #GCSEresults2018 #GCSE

From theme parks to laser quest, here are some of our great suggestions on how to celebrate your GCSEs in style from Surrey Live – News https://www.getsurrey.co.uk/whats-on/family-kids-news/gcses-20-ways-celebrate-your-9887815 via GCSE results day: 20 ways to celebrate in and around Surrey — Surrey Enterprise Business School

August 12

5 Things To Do in Or Around Farnham, Surrey #Farnham #Surrey #Travel

I’ve lived in Farnham for over 10 years and I’ve really enjoyed living here. Our choice of days out has changed considerably since having children, previously going shopping in the day and eating out at local restaurants (or the pub across the road). Now, days out are somewhere that the children can run about in […] […]

August 01

1. Visit this year’s Surrey Game and Country Fair – Sunday 23rd September at #Loseley Park #Surrey #Guildford

The 18th Surrey Game and Country Fair will be an action packed day out for the whole family, combining top class entertainment, have-a-go activities, shopping and rural crafts and local food and drink. This year we are delighted to welcome some very special guests in the form of the famous Shetland Pony Grand National. This […]

July 27

3. Book to see War Horse at the New Victoria Theatre Woking

Following 8 record-record breaking years in London’s West End and having played in 11 countries around the world to over 7 million people, the National Theatre’s acclaimed play War Horse will soon tour the UK. At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert’s beloved horse, is sold to the Cavalry and shipped to […]

July 16

2. Book to see Evita at the New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Following its smash hit run at London’s Dominion Theatre, Bill Kenwright’s production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita is set to thrill audiences once again across the UK. Telling the story of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron, Evita follows Eva’s journey from humble beginnings through to extraordinary wealth, power […]

July 13

5. Book to see The Johnny Cash Roadshow at New Victoria Theatre, Woking on Sun 22 July #Woking

Welcome to the Johnny Cash Roadshow, a show not to be missed by avid fans or the casual listener. This year prepare for a musical adventure unrivalled by any other that truly celebrates the career of a music legend, Johnny Cash. The UK’s No1 Tribute, fronted by respected singer/songwriter Clive John, with The Spirit Band, re-create with astounding […]

July 11

4. Have breakfast at Miss Polly’s #Molesey #Surrey

July 11

2. Enjoy the finest of tapas at Messet Dar #Hamptoncourtvillage

July 03

Take your little one to a class at The Little Gym of Cobham

The Little Gym Cobham  The Little Gym of Cobham offers progressively structured classes and a positive learning environment to create opportunities for your child to try new things and build self-confidence, all with a grin that stretches from ear to ear. Our trained instructors nurture happy, confident kids through a range of classes like parent/child […]

June 19

Win a pair of tickets to My Leonard Cohen at The Rose Theatre Kingston on Saturday 30th June 2018 7.30 pm

My Leonard Cohen  Having enjoyed a sold-out run at the Sydney Opera House and an acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe season in 2017, Stewart D’Arrietta and his band are taking My Leonard Cohen on a tour of the UK this June. Driven by D’Arrietta’s raw and distinctive vocal style, this stirring celebration offers arresting and imaginative interpretations of the […]

June 08

Little Baby Bum Live comes to Rose Theatre Kingston

Step into the magical and colourful world of LITTLE BABY BUM. Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their Nursery Rhyme friends at the world premiere of a brand new LIVE show. An online and digital TV sensation Little Baby Bum is the world’s largest educational YouTube channel with over 21m subscribers and 20 billion views. Performance […]

April 28

Field to Fork dining in The Surrey Hills with A Table Outside

After four years developing social content and events for a community garden, Bernadette Keane has moved to pastures new (quite literally) and launched a field to fork concept celebrating the cream of Surrey’s foodie movement. Joining her is award-winning local chef (and Masterchef finalist) Daniel Britten who will be creating the farm-specific menus. From May […]

March 31

See Lambing at Bocketts Farm, Surrey

Bocketts Farm Park is a working family farm run by the Gowing family who opened it in 1992. Jane and James are first generation farmers who grew up in London and Kent. After picking brussel sprouts on the windswept Isle of Thanet for 6 weeks and spending a year on a farm in the northern […]

December 29

Have coffee at DoubleTree by Hilton in Kingston upon Thames

December 29

Try the baked Camembert at Henry’s Cafe Bar on Kingston Riverside

September 12

Enjoy a luxury champagne afternoon tea at Surrey’s Great Fosters Hotel

Today 5 things enjoyed a champagne afternoon tea at Great Fosters Hotel in Surrey. Great Fosters Hotel is a grade one listed building set amongst 50 acres of gardens and parkland. Here are five things about the experience One Warm fabric covered walls with wood beamed ceiling and magnificent stone fireplace with carved oak feature above […]

August 22

Book to see The Bowie Experience at The Rose Theatre Kingston

BOWIE EXPERIENCE: THE GOLDEN YEARS TOUR COMES TO KINGSTON Bowie Experience, the most successful David Bowie tribute show is coming to Rose Theatre Kingston with a brand new production on Fri 1 Sep, 7.30pm. The show features all of the pop icon’s greatest hits and provides audiences with a journey of sound and vision through […]

August 08

Try the three course lunch at Mezzet Lebanese restaurant in Hampton Court Village 

Mezzet is a smart and slick restaurant a stone’s throw from Hampton Court Station. It would be hard to find better Lebanese food than this. Their three course meal which we enjoyed today was exemplary. You may wish to have an accompanying cocktail too – also superb! 

July 31

5 things to do today at The Ivy Cobham Brasserie

Cobham now has a fine eatery with the familiar Ivy Luxury. 5 things recently sampled its delights. 5 things to do today at The Ivy Cobham Brasserie One Go for breakfast. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast and serves an extensive menu. Everything from full English breakfast to gluten free granola is available. If you […]

July 19

5 things to do today at The Willow Health Restaurant & Bar Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey

The Willow Restaurant & Bar recently treated us to lunch at their fantastic restaurant in Kingston-upon-Thames. The Willow is a fine restaurant serving the highest quality and nutrient dense food we have had the pleasure of eating. All food and drink served are carefully thought about to suit the health conscious diner. If you really […]

July 05

We are delighted to present ‘Yogathon for You’ open air summer yoga event – July 23

Come along and join in a marathon of yoga on SUNDAY JULY 23. Celebrate a day of yoga for your own health and wellbeing. A chance, to learn something new or simply just enjoy a day of yogaflow. We guarantee you a fun and varied collection of classes intended to refresh, release and reconnect your […]

May 23

5 things to do today including Belfast, cocktails on the banks of the Grand Union Canal and Marbella

Stay at the Culloden Estate & Spa in Belfast. This luxury 5-star hotel has just completed a massive renovation programme. Enjoy a pizza and a cocktail on the banks of the Grand Union Canal, Paddington at Heist Bank. This relaxed haven specialises in wood-fired pizza and has an impressive collection of craft beer. Enjoy Marbella’s Cultural […]

April 09

Brooklands Hotel and Spa, Weybridge – 5 more things to do today 

After our recent stay at The Brooklands Hotel and Spa here are 5 more things to do. One Order British cured duck breast for starter and sea bass kedgeree for the main course in the 1907 restaurant, bar and grill. For dessert in the restaurant try the Salt Caramel Chocolate Fondant. This is freshly prepared and takes […]

April 09

5 things to do today at The Brooklands Hotel and Spa, Weybridge

5 things to do today enjoys a night stay at the Brooklands Hotel and Spa in Surrey One Relax in the outdoor hot tub while watching cars skidding and sliding on the Mercedes-Benz test track. The hotel’s spa is located on the third floor, so there are great views to be had. Two Wake up […]

January 14

Start the day with a bacon scramble at Madi Deli in East Molesey

January 14

Have coffee at Thyme by the River in East Molesey

Next to East Molesey cricket club this cafe with an outdoor seating area is directly on the banks of the River Thames. Perfect views in any weather. If you get bored of the river you can always watch the cricket. If you fancy a walk then Thyme by the river is about 15 mins walk […]

July 26

Have lunch at The Black Swan pub in Cobham/Ockham 

Sit outside and take advantage of the beautiful patio. This pub is perfect in the sun.  Order a cheese burger and enjoy the brioche bun and chunky chips. The accompanying allolli was fantastic.  Have the mac and cheese. Warning: contains cauliflower and spinach. Served with a nicely dressed side salad.  Have a pint of real […]

May 08

5 things to do at the superb Emlyn’s restaurant at the foot of Box Hill, Surrey

Last Thursday ‘5 things’ had the privilege of dining at Emily’s restaurant at the Mercure Box Hill Burford Bridge Hotel – not far from Dorking. Two years ago this restaurant was the casualty of flooding – a quick Google reveals Dinghies, floating cars and more! Fortunately the restaurant has bounced back with a vengeance and […]

April 18

Order Momos (chicken dunplings) and butter chicken at Phewa Nepalase restaurant in East Molesey

We have been here before – several times and back again today.  This superb restaurant is gaining popularity on this quiet road.  If you want good food, an elaborate menu with lots of specials then you can do a lot worse than Phewa.         

April 16

Have a Portugese custard tart at Cafe Tuga in Molesey

March 22

5 things enjoys afternoon tea at Pennyhill Park Hotel, Surrey

This week 5 things to do today enjoyed afternoon tea at the luxury Surrey hotel, Pennyhill Park in Bagshot. Pennyhill Park hotel has much to boast about including an excellent and opulent spa, a Michelin star restaurant (The Latymer) all situated in 123 acres of rolling Surrey parkland. This video will give you just a […]

February 23

Buy beautiful gifts from Hoi Polloi in Surbiton and Claygate

Hoi Polloi provide beautiful gifts, clothes and furniture for people and their homes. At any one time, Hoi Polloi sell approximately 500 different items. In addition, our shops, particularly their  Surbiton branch, also sell a large selection of cards and wrap. Hoi Polloi also sell several ranges of womenswear, especially dresses and shoes.  

February 15

Eat a full English breakfast at Dish Cafe, East Molesey – 2 minute walk across the road from the Hampton Court Station 

January 09

Nigella’s Brine, pubs near Euston and three other things

This is a little out of date now but next Christmas make sure that you brine your turkey using Nigella’s recipe. Enjoy a pint of beer at the Bree Louise pub just near Euston Station. This is the best pub around this area and perfect if you are waiting for a train to the North. […]

December 21

Bitters and Sole Goujons at The Dorchester Hotel, Charge your phone with a ‘pebble’ and a few competitions for you to enter for New Year’s Eve

Have Old Tom’s Gin and Tonic at The Dorchester bar and help yourself to one of five bitters resting in bottles on the bar. Old Tom’s gin is made especially for The Dorchester Hotel. Never be without phone charge again by taking a ‘pebble with you’. This small charging device is no bigger than a […]

December 03

Eat at The Giggling Squid, Esher | Thai Restaurant – Thai Tapas

The Giggling Squid Thai restaurant chain has made its mark on the busy and bustling Esher High Street. Its rustic charm décor creates a warm and welcoming ambience without feeling hemmed in. The staff are just as welcoming, they are polite friendly and attentive, but in a subtle none imperious manner. You immediately feel relaxed […]

November 11

5 things to do today at La Rive restaurant, Cobham, Surrey

Fine modern French Mediterranean dining in the heart of Cobham. Dine well in one of the most romantic dining rooms in Surrey. La Rive is just what Cobham has been waiting for. One Enjoy your meal in one of the most select and romantic rooms in Surrey. The dining room at La Rive is beautiful […]

November 05

Buy tickets for the Imber Court Firework Display – tonight

This display says it is the biggest in Surrey. It is not too late to buy tickets and  a one direction tribute band will be playing to keep you company too. Imber court always have a huge bonfire and stalls selling burgers, hot dogs and hot and cold drinks. Book tickets here   

October 12

See Tenors Unlimited ‘The Rat Pack’ of Opera at La Rive, Cobham

Tenors Unlimited, the ‘Rat Pack of Opera’ perform at La Rive, the new restaurant in High Street, Cobham, on Friday 13 November 7pm Tenors Unlimited, the ‘Rat Pack of Opera’ will be performing at La Rive, the new restaurant in High Street, Cobham, on Friday 13 November at 7pm. Paul Martin from Tenors Unlimited, who […]

September 16

Order the mixed grill at Phewa Nepalese restaurant in East Molesey

We have been to Phewa several times as it’s that good. Today we kept it very simple and ordered the mixed grill only. This was complimented with a yoghurt dressing and the fantastic Gurkha beer! All of this is served with the complimentary salad – almost a meal in itself.  Go! Please see the full […]

September 16

Make sure you go and see ‘The Polka Dots’ perform live!

September 16

Drink Prosecco overlooking the River Thames at Harts Boatyard, Kingston Upon Thames

A rainy day today but perfect for a glass of Prosecco overlooking a miserable looking River Thames. Harts boatyard is a modern pub on the way to Kingston upon Thames overlooking the River Thames. We reccomend for food and ambience but particularly for the view. Harts Boatyard 

August 26

5 things to do at Phewa Nepalese restaurant in East Molesey

Phewa is a new restaurant opened on the up and coming ‘Walton Road’ in East Molesey. Here are 5 things to do at this excellent restaurant today. One Order a Gurkha Beer and feel that you are in Nepal. Whilst you are sipping on your beer you can nibble on the complementary salad – this […]

May 10

5thingstodotoday dines at the newly refurbished parade ring restaurant at Ascot racecourse 

    The newly refurbished parade ring restaurant is one of the finest ways to enjoy a day at Ascot races. Here are 5 things about it! One Have a three course lunch served by your waiter. You actually have a wine waiter and food waited assigned just to your table.            Two Select complimentary drinks […]

May 04

Choose a fancy dress outfit or accessory at Partica in Kingston upon Thames

Partica is a small chain of fancy dress and party shops that cater for a whole range of themes of party that you might be invited to. Everything from dressing up as a nun to a french fry is catered for. They have an online service but if you want to be truly inspired then […]

May 04

Plough through the huge range of T shirts at TK Maxx in Kingston upon Thames 

May 03

Jog along the tow path in Walton Upon Thames 

May 03

Have lunch at the Tea Terrace on the roof of House of Fraser in Guildford 

The Tea Terrace serves afternoon tea and lunches with brilliant views of Guildford. There is a large modern indoor seating area and a outdoor area complete with a mini lake  and impressive shrubbery. The Tea Terrace gets very busy especially on a Saturday afternoon so probably best to avoid key times if you want the […]

May 03

Swim outdoors at the Guildford Lido

Set in beautifully landscaped gardens and heated to 24 degrees centigrade (weather dependant), the Olympic sized pool is a great place to chill out, meet friends, picnic and of course, do some serious swimming! The Lido is one of Guildford’s biggest attractions. Ideally located next to Guildford College and 1 minute from the A3, it […]

April 29

Sign up for the Thames Bridges Bike Ride and raise money for The Stroke Association

Thames Bridges Bike Ride will take place on Sunday 10 May 2015 with three routes, the 50 mile extended, 34 mile classic (previously called standard) and 8 mile family route. The extended and classic routes will begin in Southwark Park.  The family route will now start and end in Hurst Park (near Hampton Court). You can sign […]

April 17

Takes your cycle across the River Thames from Molesey to Hampton and have a drink at the Jolly Coopers

This unique very short ferry crossing can be found along the tow path from Hampton Court to Walton on Thames. Once in Hampton you are only a couple of minutes walk from the Jolly Coopers pub which has a relaxing beer garden and superb food.       

March 03

Wine at London’s Waterloo and curry in Shere – and three other things too! 

Have a glass of wine at Le Cabin at London’s Waterloo Station. Look up whilst standing at the barrier for platform one and you will see it. Great bar (why leave the station) and great good quality wine. They serve beer too! Visit the gift shop at RHS Wisley Gardens. We went last weekend and […]

January 17

Have coffee at Alio’s Italian Delicatessen in Walton upon Thames

This unassuming Italian delicatessen/supermarket in Walton upon Thames serves one of the best coffees you will find. The seating is limited inside, in fact you sit amongst to shelves which has a unique quality all of its own. There are seats outside but you go for the quality of the products and not the view. […]

December 13

Eat at Square Olive Italian restaurant just opposite Hampton Court Station

This brilliantly located restaurant serves excellent Italian food in stylish surroundings. There is also a high end space towards the back which you can use for parties and functions. There is also live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Give it a try this Christmas!

October 12

Eat at the Rose Indian restaurant in Thames Ditton

October 10

Dine ‘On 5’ at Ascot Racecourse

If you want to treat yourself then you should pay for the VIP experience on level 5 at Ascot racecourse. On race days you will have the best seat in the house enjoying free flowing wine, champagne and an excellent fine dining experience. We went a couple of weeks ago and had a fine meal […]

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