Dorking is renowned for its incredible outdoor spaces, shopping and sports and leisure, but it has something for everyone. This is the place to find the latest events: music, film, sporting and more.

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Spring Supper

This dinner is the first in a series of seasonal collaborations with The Gin Kitchen, a micro distillery producing luxury spirits from a beautiful 170 year old barn in Dorking. The event includes a dinner featuring Spring produce from the surrounding area as well as a tour of the distillery. The chef for the evening will be Laura Scott of the famed Epsom Supper Club. Tickets are limited so click the link now to find out more and reserve your seat.

When:Saturday, 27 April 2019 from 6-10pm

Where:The Gin Kitchen

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Westival April 2019

Located at The Star, Kings Arms and The Old house

When:26th - 28th April

Where:Dorking

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Learn to Crochet Course full day

Suitable for complete crochet beginners, or those that learnt too long ago and can't remember - this course covers all the basic stitches, and then gets you started on your project - usually starting with a crocheted "granny square" or similar

When:28th April

Where:The Gilliangladrag Fluff-a-torium

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The world famous Elvis show

Endorsed by The Telegraph as the world’s greatest Elvis show! Chris Conner and his live band and orchestra are bringing their world tour to Dorking this spring.

When:Friday, 3rd May

Where:Dorking Halls

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Dorking and the Surrounding Hills Walk

Join North Downs Way Ambassador Michael Vergien on a free 5-6 hour walk that will take us up to some of the best views that the North Downs Way has to offer. The walk will include: Box Hill, Denbies Wine Estate, and Ranmore Common

When:4th May

Where:Dorking

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Dorking Town Family Walk

Be history detectives. How can you tell parts of Dorking are old? Why not try a family tour of Dorking? Find out about Dorking’s past as the children look for clues of the past by finding features that match the photos on the quiz sheet. The tour can last an hour up to 90 minutes, however, please feel free to leave when your children are tired. Children must be accompanied. Tickets cost £3.00.

When:Saturday 4th May at 3.00pm

Where:Dorking Museum

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Lest We Forget Collection Day

Lest We Forget is a nationwide initiative, led by the University of Oxford and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, and funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, which aims to recognise and record those stories, objects, and memories from the First World War that survive – not in museum collections or history books – but in the hearts and homes of the very people and families affected.

When:Saturday, 4 May 2019 from 12-4pm

Where:Dorking Museum

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Faith - The George Michael Legacy

When:Saturday, 11th May

Where:Dorking Halls

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Lord Ashcombe’s Minerals Collection

Dorking Museum’s spring exhibition, ‘Lord Ashcombe’s Minerals – the gentlemen collectors and the advance of science’, opens on Thursday 31st January. It showcases the history of and examples from Lord Ashcombe’s stunning mineral collection that was amassed at Denbies and donated to the Museum in 1948.

When:31st January to 11th May 2019

Where:Dorking Museum

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Town Centre Pub Walk

To complement our recent Pubs exhibition “Time Gentleman Please” – we are offering walks around the pubs of Dorking… some are still there… some are long gone… The tour will leave from the Halifax Bank on Dorking High Street, opposite the Surrey Yeoman and lasts an hour and a half. Tickets cost £3.00.

When:Saturday 23rd March at 11am, Sunday 12th May at 11am

Where:Halifax Bank on Dorking High Street

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Learn to paint the Annie Sloan way - Essential techniques

This hands-on workshop will give you the skills and confidence to transform your furniture. It presents the first of the paint technique workshops under the Annie Sloan banner. You can also take advantage of a 10% discount on all Annie Sloan products on the day of your course

When:Various

Where:Westcott & Williams

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Cloudbusting: 40 years of Kate Bush

Championed by BBC One as one of the most authentic tributes in the world, Cloudbusting are known for winning over even the most sceptical Kate Bush fan.

When:Friday, 28th June

Where:Dorking Halls

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Learn to Make Felt Flowers

Learn to make felt flowers with our very own Gillian Harris - author of "Complete Feltmaking"; Carnival of Felting" and "Felting Fabulous Flowers"

When:29th June

Where:The Gilliangladrag Fluff-a-torium

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Easy Dressmaking for Beginners

This is a one-day workshop covering lots of useful techniques to get you started in dressmaking. We learn how to read a dress pattern, then practise some essential dressmaking skills by making samples including gathering fabric, making darts, pleats, hemming tricks and inserting a zip

When:30th June

Where:The Gilliangladrag Fluff-a-torium

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Summer Supper

Our second seasonal collaboration with The Gin Kitchen, a micro distillery producing luxury spirits from a beautiful 170 year old barn in Dorking. The event includes a dinner featuring Summer produce from the surrounding area as well as a tour of the distillery. The chef for the evening will be Laura Scott of the famed Epsom Supper Club. Tickets are limited so click the link now to find out more and reserve your seat.

When:Saturday, 13 July 2019 from 6-10pm

Where:The Gin Kitchen Goldenlands Farm, Dorking

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Prudential RideLondon

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 starts in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then follows a 100 mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside

When:Sunday 4th August

Where:Surrey

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Deepdene Trail Walk

The Dorking walks team can offer a variety of walks taking in the different aspects of the town’s history and heritage. Tours will leave from the entrance to The Deepdene Trail and last an hour and a half, including access to the Hope Mausoleum. Tickets cost £4.00 (under 12’s free).

When:Sunday 10th March at 2pm, Sunday 5th May at 2pm, Sunday 14th July at 2pm, Sunday 11th August at 2pm

Where:The Deepdene Trail, Deepdene Ave, Dorking, RH5 4AE

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Jimmy Carr: Terribly funny tour

Jimmy’s brand new show contains jokes about all kinds of terrible things. Terrible things that might have affected you or people you know and love. But they’re just jokes - they are not the terrible things.

When:9th May & 6th September

Where:Dorking Halls

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Learn to Wet Felt Slippers Course

Learn to make felt slippers with our very own Gilian Harris - author of "Complete Feltmaking"; Carnival of Felting" and "Felting Fabulous Flowers" and new "Easy Stuff to Make with Fluff"

When:7th September

Where:The Gilliangladrag Fluff-a-torium

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Mexican Crafts Workshop

Create your own personalised Sardine Tin 'Nichos' and embroidered hanging felt hearts, based on typical Mexican Artisanal Nichos (shadow box style) tins

When:12th October

Where:The Gilliangladrag Fluff-a-torium

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Boogie Wonderland

Join us for the ultimate celebration of the biggest disco floor fillers ever. Boogie Wonderland is the UK’s number one disco tribute show and is guaranteed to have you dancing All Night Long.

When:Tuesday, 3rd December

Where:Dorking Halls

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Dorking Halls antiques fair

A great monthly indoor event with antiques catering to all tastes and budgets. Free parking, refreshments & Wifi

When:Every month

Where:Dorking Halls

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