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MON 7 - SUN 13 MAY

Emergency Services Day
■ Brooklands Museum, Weybridge ■  Mon 7 May

The big drawcard at Brooklands Museum on Bank Holiday Monday will be Fireman Sam.  He’ll be making appearances throughout the day in the Paddock at the Museum, meeting the crowds and posing for photographs. But this day is really to celebrate the work of all the emergency services and uniformed  forces from all over the county will arrive in their vehicles and descend on the 32 acre site. Entry: Adults £13.50; Seniors £11.50; Children (5-16 yrs) £7; Children Under 5 FREE; Family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children), £35.

Spelthorne Arts Week
■ Spelthorne ■ Mon 7 May- Sun 13 May

A brand-new Arts Festival packed with activities for all ages and abilities, including an assortment of: live theatre, music, comedy, exhibitions, arts and crafts and dance workshops. From mosaic making and beginner’s ballroom dancing to kids bugs and butterfly arts and craft workshop… the whole family can get involved.

■ Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford ■ Tues 8 – Sat 12 May
■ Richmond Theatre ■ Mon 28 May – Sat 2 June

Monogamy means sharing your life with one person, but what if you shared your kitchen with 5.6 million? Staring Janie Dee, the new comedy follows the life of Caroline, the nation’s favourite TV cook. She has it all but away from the glare of the ever-present cameras, Caroline must face the looming collision of living a private life in the public eye. What happens when the cameras turn off and the truth comes out? Ticket price: £15 – £36. Guildford:  Richmond:

■ Watts Gallery, Compton ■ Mon 7 May

Spend bank holiday Monday at Watts Gallery for their 19th century-inspired paper crafts festival. Festivities include: paper marbling, making paper cone baskets, Morris dancing, Folk music and May Pole Dancing. Watch demonstrations by artists Florrie Thomas’ and Anne Henry who create paper sculptures and intricate paper cuts. Admission price: £12.70. Kids go free!

20th Century Boy
■ The Rose Theatre, Kingston ■ Wed 9 – Sat 12 May

This hit musical, inspired by the life of rock legend Marc Bolan, comes to the Rose to mark the 40th anniversary of the iconic star’s untimely death. Featuring some of the greatest rock songs ever written, 20th Century Boy tells the life story of the legendary Bolan and his band T. Rex. This show exposes some of the myths and takes the audience on a tearful yet feel-good journey through Marc’s fascinating life, cut short by a cruel twist of fate.

Watts Screen: Suffragette
■ Watts Gallery, Compton ■ Weds 9 May

In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the suffragette movement, permitting women to vote, the Watts gallery will show a screening of Suffragette at 6.30pm which will be introduced by the award- winning writer. Ticket price: £15.

Little Welly Goes Wild
■ Wintershall Estate, near Guildford ■ Sat 12 and Sun 13 May

The event for small (aged four and over) people and their families. It’s an epic obstacle course of 30 individual challenges over 3km of streams, woodland and mud on the Wintershall estate. The washing won’t be pretty but you’ll have a blast getting muddy. If you miss out on tickets for the Surrey version, there are also events in Oxfordshire and Hertfordshire.

The 1940s Relived at Brooklands Museum
■ Brooklands Museum, Weybridge ■ Sat 12 May

Time warp back to the 1940s at Brooklands Museum’s annual relived event. Dress the part for the chance to be chosen best dressed by the Brooklands Style Scouts or complete your look with a purchase from the vintage market. Bop your way to the music dance tent to put your Jive, Jitterbug and Lindy Hop into practice. The day will consist of all things fashion, home wares, original memorabilia and vehicle displays. Adult entry ticket: £13.50. Child entry ticket: £7.00.

Food and Drink Festival
■ Hartsfield Manor, Betchworth ■ Sat 12 May

Calling all foodies. Could there be a more idyllic setting for the first ever Hartsfield Manor Food & Drink Festival. The fest will celebrate local food and drink suppliers including Crumbs Brewing, Putty’s Cakes, Monte Forte Pizza, Cullenders Deli, The Vineking and Pilgrim Brewery to name a few. There will also be live music. It’s on from 2pm-9pm, and is in aid of the Redhill and Reigate Round Table charity. Tickets are £4.

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