Family Activity Saturdays 2014 programme
Dorking Museum
15 Feb 2014 until 20 Dec 2014
A programme of activities for families with children up to age ten. Each session is based around a local theme: see website for details. All materials provided. All children must be accompanied.


African Drumming Club
Dorking Christian Centre, Church Street, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1DW
15 May 2014 until 14 May 2015
Come and learn authentic african rhythm from a true djembe master. All ages and abilities welcome, whether you just want to enjoy the music and have fun or are serious about learning traditional African music.


Exhibition: Dorking 1914
Dorking Museum
24 Jul 2014 until 6 Dec 2014
Dorking Museum is proud to present a special exhibition looking at life in Dorking and the villages in 1914 and the immediate outbreak of the Great War, with a focus on recruitment and enlisting. The first in a five-year series of exhibitions investigating different aspects of the experience of war in the town. - Special feature panels and displays tell the story of Dorking in the ''last summer'' of peace and in the immediate outbreak of war. - Additional features around the Museum show how the War affected all aspects of town life. - Outside the Museum, recruitment posters and biographies of recruiters and those who enlisted. - Local artefacts including personal items and letters from the front. Open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10am-4pm.


Family Activity: Farming around Dorking
Dorking Museum
20 Sep 2014
Dorking Museum''s Family Activities take place between 2pm and 4pm. The theme for September is Farming Around Dorking. Families can explore objects from the past and old maps to discover how farming has changed. Spot the differences. And sheets to colour in too. An activity for families with children up to age ten. No need to book - just come along. All materials provided. All children must be accompanied.


Sing and Sign Autumn Term
Dorking - Burgundy & Blaxk Cafe
24 Sep 2014 until 11 Dec 2014
Learn how you can help your baby to communicate BEFORE speech! Ease the communication frustration and enrich your relationship with Sing and Sign''s award winning Baby Signing Music classes!


Dorking Book Fair
Dorking Halls Reigate Road Dorking RH4 1SG
28 Sep 2014


Tour of the Universe
Dorking Halls
4 Oct 2014
Dorking Rocket Scientist Neil Phillipson is teaming up with some of the UK’s most renowned astronomers to put on a show with a difference – Tour of the Universe! With special guests including broadcaster Jane Green and other astronomy household names faces, Neil is touring the country to share this innovative theatrical experience, launching at Dorking Halls on October 4th with special guest Dr Chris Lintott. Neil says: “It’s a night like no other – we take our audience on a whistle-stop journey through space and time – showing the incredible nature of the Universe in a humorous, passionate and inspiring way. “We’ll give people a real feel for the scale of the Universe – from the Earth and Sun to the Galaxy beyond, with plenty of incredible concepts to make you gasp”.


A Fabulous Evening For Charity
Burford Bridge Hotel Dorking
7 Oct 2014
There will be networking, inspirational talks and a chance to try out different beauty treatments plus stalls selling everything from skincare to scarves.


East Surrey College Open Event
East Surrey College
6 Nov 2014
Visit the College to see the amazing College facilities, speak to tutors and enrol on courses. We offer Full Time courses, Qualificaiton and Lesiure Part Time courses, and Higher Education - HND/HNC/Foundation Degree courses. Avoid the queue and pre-register your details online at This event runs from 17:30-20:00.


Nearly New Sale
Brockham Village Hall RH3 7JJ
22 Nov 2014
Nearly New Sale of children''s toys, books, clothing and equipment. Lots of large items available - buggies, high chairs, cots, etc. 10:00 am - 12:00 pm in Brockham Village Hall. Come along and bag some bargains. All proceeds go to our charity.




Events In and Around Dorking 2014

Here are some of the highlights to look forward to in and around Dorking in 2014. More events will be added as they are confirmed.

Date: 5 July 2014
Event Name: Dorking Independent's Day

Date: 10 August 2014
Event Name: Prudential Ride London

Date: 11 -14 September 2014
Event Name: Heritage Open Days

Date: 27 September
Event Name: Arts Alive Street Party

Date: During October 2014
Event Name: Arts Alive Festival

Date: 8 November 2014
Event Name: Brockham Bonfire

Date: 21 November 2014
Event Name: Christmas Lights Switch On

Date: 4 December 2014
Event Name: Dorking Gala Night

** subject to final agreement

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