DISCOVER EVENTS
in Walton on Thames

JULY 2019


Wednesday 3rd July -
Sunday 7th July
10am - 4pm daily

SECRET GARDEN

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

An exhibition of vibrant acrylic paintings by Claire Hardwick-Wilson, exquisitely handmade jewellery by Oorla Morgan and beautiful contemporary glass art by Joe Szabo. Different artforms working in harmony exploring the alluring ever changing beauty of the natural world.


Saturday 6th July
9:30am - 2pm

FARMERS' MARKET

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

Whether you’re looking for some sweet treats with homemade cakes or looking to add an extra hint of freshness to your Sunday lunch, The Heart’s Farmers’ Market is here to deliver. 40 stalls selling a range of local produce and freshly-made goods to tickle your taste buds.


Saturday 6th July 6pm
MAMA VOX SUMMER CONCERT

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

Walton's ladies’ singing ensemble Mama Vox present their annual summer concert; a mix of the lighter side of music including ‘It's Raining Men’, ‘Isn't it a Lovely Day to be Caught in the Rain’ and ‘I Wanna Dance with somebody’ – all sung in harmony. Each year Mama Vox supports a local charity and this year they are raising funds for Music in Hospitals and Care.


Sunday 7th July 11am - 5pm
BASEBALL’S COMING HOME

Walton-on-Thames Cricket Club,
Ashley Park Avenue, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1ET

Blue Plaque Event to acknowledge Walton on Thames as the 'Home of Baseball'. Events include GB Baseball game, celebrity softball game, local cheerleaders and performers, food trucks, batting cage and throwing speed test cage & children’s rides. VIP's include historians of Baseball.


Wednesday 10th July -
Sunday 14th July
10am - 4pm daily

ARTWORKOUT:
Three Rivers Academy 2019

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

This annual exhibition showcases the work of GCSE and A-Level Three Rivers Academy Art students, with a display of sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, textiles and mixed-media work.


Saturday 13th July
10am - 3pm

CIRCUS SKILLS WORKSHOP

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

Children will learn how to spin plates, walk on stilts, hula hoop and of course, juggle. They will also have the chance to create their very own clown mask, and the glitter tattooist will be on site offering free circus themed glitter tattoos to all. The Heart Shopping Centre will also be giving away goody bags to everybody who signs up to be a member of our Kids’ Club on the day.


Sunday 14th July
11am - 1pm
SUMMER BOUQUET
ARRANGING WORKSHOP

Bramble Hill Farm,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2AP

Learn how to create your own hand tied bouquet. The team at Wild Alice will let you in on the tricks of the trade, using fresh, seasonal blooms. Includes tea, coffee and cake.


Sunday 14th July
12 noon - 4pm
COLOUR ME KRAZY 5K RUN

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

Every 1k mark there is a Colour Station that you pass through. Here, the Race Team shower you with their special 100% safe colour powders. As you go, the colours build, until by the end of the course where you’ll be covered in all the colours of the rainbow. And at the Finish Line there will be a huge Colour Party.


Sunday 14th July 7:30pm
Mock Tudor Comedy Preview Fest
SUZI RUFFELL & ROSIE JONES

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

Suzi Ruffell: as seen on Live At The Apollo and Mock The Week.
"Ruffell really does have funny bones" - Evening Standard
Rosie Jones: as seen on 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Silent Witness and Comedy Central's Roast Battle.
One of 'The best-reviewed Edinburgh Fringe comedy shows of 2018'.


Saturday 20th July
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 20th July 7:30pm
WALTON VOICES

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

An Evening Of Sublime Choral Music: Journeying through Time and Space. Join local choir, Walton Voices for an evening of serene choral music under the direction of Jonathan Kilhams. The evening will be broken up with piano solos from local pianist, Hannah Stanley. There will also be a retiring collection for the charity, Music In Hospitals and Care and refreshments served in the interval.


Saturday 21st July &
Sunday 22nd July 9:30am
Phoenix Running hosts the
SPACE RACE: SILVER & GOLD

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

Celebrating the 50th anniversary date of the 'Eagle' lunar landing module touching down on the surface of the Moon back in 1969. These are 6 hour timed events, 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. There is NO 'on the day entry'.


Tuesday 23rd July
6:30pm - 8pm
CO-PRODUCTION OPEN EVENING
Hosted by Mary Frances Trust

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

Would you like to be part of a group that works in partnership with Mary Frances Trust to design courses, activities, events and services that support people's mental health and emotional wellbeing in Surrey? Come along for an evening of tea, cake and conversation about what it is like to be part of an Advisory Group.


Tuesday 23rd July 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.


Wednesday 24th July
10am - Midday

SILVER GET-TOGETHER

Village Hall, Whiteley Village, Octagon Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 4EG

Silver get-togethers are monthly groups bringing retired people together to take part in engaging crafts and activities. “We will be creating beautiful mosaic hanging wall plaques.”


Wednesdays 24th & 31st July,
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.


Wednesday 24th July -
Saturday 27th July 7:45pm

Runnymede Drama Group
presents HUMBLE BOY

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

Set in a flower-filled Cotswold garden, this lovely touching and very funny play, won numerous awards following its original production at the National Theatre. Following the death of his father, Felix humble returns from his studies in Cambridge to his family home and his difficult, demanding mother, where he soon realises that he must try and sort out his chaotic home life.


Saturday 27th July 10:30am
SPELTHORNE WALKING
FOR HEALTH WALK: 2.5 miles

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

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


Saturday 27th July
12 noon - 10:30pm

ICONS FESTIVAL 2019

Apps Court Farm, Hurst Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2EG

The ultimate line-up of Europe’s top tribute bands salutes some the greatest music icons of all time. Presenting camping and caravanning, quality food and drinks - and above all, a celebration of awesome contributions made to music by artists who were truly iconic.


Sunday 28th July 7:30pm
Mock Tudor Comedy Preview Fest
KELLY CONVEY & ANDREW RYAN

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

Line up includes Kelly Convey & Andrew Ryan.


Monday 29th July -
Wednesday 31st July
9:30am - 12:30pm
SUMMER CAMP:
PLAY & CREATE
for 5-11 year olds

Harmony Centre, Ashley School,
Ashley Road, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1HX

Three hours of creative fun. Painting, cutting, sticking, printing... everyone will be exploring lots of different materials and techniques. There will also be a yummy treat and a drink for every artist to keep those creative juices flowing. For 5-11 year olds. Limited spaces.


Wednesday 31st July -
Sunday 4th August
10am - 4pm daily

BRIDGE BETWEEN EUROPEAN
CULTURAL CENTRES

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

This year’s theme is ‘Build your local network and keep it alive’, providing an opportunity to rediscover the value of the local in the globalised and challenging times we live in. With the rise of cities and regions as global actors, an increased awareness of the need for grassroots work is greater than ever.