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  • Peachy Playhouse: A festival of socially-distanced fun

    If you thought all festivals were all off in these unusual times where social distancing is de rigueur, then think again! Surrey-based production company Peachy Productions presents a festival for these times.

  • Staying in: things to do

    Your weekly boredom buster is here with all the best and brand spanking new TV, film, music and theatre to keep you entertained from the sofa.

  • Culture vulture: your July hitlist

    Missing the theatre and live venues? Until normal service resumes for the arts world, here's some inspiration for for July - podcasts, books, music and theatre.

  • Drive-in and open air cinemas in Surrey

    With social distancing de rigueur the summer, the local arts industry has had to find new ways to keep cinema alive. Cue the drive-in cinema - we've found the best in Surrey and further afield.

  • 10 best books for tweens

    Are your kids are too old for picture books, but not quite into the teenager genre yet? Here are 10 great books for children aged between 8 and 12, as suggested by The Cobham Bookshop.

  • We’re all going on a big-screen holiday

    Choose your destination, fasten your seats and get ready for take off. Here are 30 films, set in exotic locations that are almost as good as a holiday.

  • 10 best books for primary school kids

    Reading can be soothing, uplifting, informative, entertaining - and a great way to connect with your child during lockdown. Here are 10 great choices for kids aged 5-8, thanks to The Cobham Bookshop.

  • 18 must-watch documentaries

    While we're all about TV escapism right now, the truth can be more entertaining than fiction. Reclaim the remote and pick from our edit of the best Netflix documentaries.

  • 10 best books for pre-schoolers

    Venture into a world of bad bunnies, bickering puffins and an otter who want to be king with these 10 brilliant picture books as chosen by The Cobham Bookshop.

  • 20 rom-com classics even blokes will love

    Looking for a date night movie? Suggesting a rom com to a man is like offering garlic bread to a vampire. But we've found 20 will-watch films to cosy up to.

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