DISCOVER EVENTS
in Walton on Thames

AUGUST 2019


Saturday 3rd August
9:30am - 2pm

FARMERS' MARKET

The Heart Shopping Centre,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1GH

Customers can enjoy an amazing array of produce, from delicious breads, cheeses, preserves and delicacies, to street food, unique craft wares and gifts.


Saturday 3rd August 9am
Phoenix Running hosts the
SUMMER MARATHON

Starting from: The Xcel Leisure Centre,
Waterside Drive, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2JG

This is a beautiful low key jaunt along the River Thames from Walton-on-Thames to Hampton Court and back. Runners complete 4 identical laps for the full marathon distance. Places will be strictly limited so don't leave it too late to enter.


Saturday 3rd August 4pm
Phoenix Running hosts the
POP-UP D-DAY RUN

Starting from: The Xcel Leisure Centre,
Waterside Drive, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2JG

This will be a 6 hour timed event, with a marathon specific option, where you choose from 5km to ultra marathon, you can complete as many, or as few, laps as you like of a 5.3km, 3.28 mile, out and back, course along the beautiful river Thames. Places will be strictly limited so don't leave it too late to enter. You must use a head torch if running after 8.45pm.


Sunday 4th August
PRUDENTIAL RIDE LONDON - SURREY 100
Riding through Walton-on-Thames
Amateur Cyclists from: 6:50am - 12 noon
Professional Cyclists from: 2pm - 2:30pm

Cyclists will be cycling along Church Street,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2YW (towards Weybridge)

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 starts from 5:45am in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follows a 100-mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside, finishing on The Mall in Central London, shortly before 150 professional cyclists race in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic on a similar route.


Wednesday 7th August -
Sunday 1st September
10am - 4pm daily

ELMBRIDGE MOVING ART
2019 EXHIBITION

Robert Phillips Gallery, Riverhouse Barn,
Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

A community arts exhibition, showcasing the work of visual artists who live or work in the borough. Pieces cover various genres and use a wide range of media, including oil, acrylics, watercolour, photography, mixed media and porcelain.


Wednesdays 7th & 14th August
5pm - 8pm

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT COURSE
hosted by Mary Frances Trust

1, The Quintet, hurchfield Road,
Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2TZ

MFT are running a 4-week Weight Management course which will teach you about how to manage your weight via healthy eating and exercise. The course will cover various topics each week, give you the knowledge to live a healthier lifestyle and improve your wellbeing.


Sunday 11th August 9:30pm
Phoenix Running hosts the
ONE RUN TO BRING THEM ALL

Starting from: The Xcel Leisure Centre,
Waterside Drive, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2JG

This is a multi-distance event - from 5km to 10k, half to marathon to ultra, you can complete as many, or as few, laps as you like of a 5.3km, 3.28 mile, out and back, course along the beautiful river Thames within the overall 6 hour time limit. Places will be strictly limited so don't leave it too late to enter.


Monday 12th -
Friday 16th August
10am - 2pm
DANCE HAPPY SUMMER WORKSHOPS
for 5-8 year olds
& for 9-12 year olds

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

DANCE HAPPY workshops aim to motivate, inspire and encourage children to express themselves. They will have the opportunity to perform in front of family and friends at the end of the week. Workshop includes; Musical Theatre & confidence building games, Modern Dance & Street Dance.


Tuesday 13th & Thursday 15th August
10am - 12:30pm (5-8 year olds)
2pm - 4:30pm (9-12 year olds)
RIVERHOUSE SUMMER
ART WORKSHOPS

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

On Tuesday create a miniature 3D scene or theatre in a box to take home. Please bring a shoe box all other materials provided.
On Thursday make your own string or hand puppet to take home.


Saturday 17th August
9:30am - 3:30pm

SURREY VEGAN
MONTHLY MARKET

The Heart Shopping Centre,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1GH

Bringing a wide range of hot & cold food and drinks, along with lots of other vegan friendly produce and products. Children and dog friendly.


Saturday 17th August
11am - 1:30pm
By Laura
SCENTED CANDLE MAKING WORKSHOP

Laura’s home, Walton-on-Thames

Laura will take you through each stage of the candle making process. You will have the chance to smell and test a beautiful selection of fragrances & essential oils. Then with tips and advice from Laura you will create your unique blends to scent two candles for you to take home.


Monday 19th August 10:30am
SPELTHORNE CYCLING
FOR HEALTH: 5 miles

Starting from: Cowey Sale Car Park,
Walton Lane, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1QP

Cowey Sale to Sunbury Lock. Friendly and sociable and the group often goes for a coffee after the cycle. No booking required; just turn up on the day! All walks are free of charge.


Tuesday 27th August 7pm
ANXIETY SELF HELP GROUP

St. John’s Room, St. John’s Church, The Furrows,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 3JQ

If you are struggling getting to work, you are constantly worrying and can’t concentrate, or you are generally finding life hard to cope with because of anxiety, please come along to this friendly, non-judgemental environment.


Thursday 29th August
1pm - 3pm

MINDFULNESS &
MEDITATION WORKSHOP
hosted by Mary Frances Trust

Transform Housing, 35 Hersham Road,
Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1LE

Come along to this 2-hour workshop to learn how mindfulness and meditation can help you to cope with the stresses and strains of modern life. To join, you need to register with Mary Frances Trust.