Around The Town - Annual Events
St George’s Day – April
The town becomes awash with the flag of St George and morris dancer come into the town to perform.
Leatherhead Drama Festival – May
The festival has grown to become one of the UK’s largest one-act drama events. Groups from all across Surrey are competing for the prestigious Sir Michael Caine Awards, which are presented by the man himself, film scheduling allowing. For further information www.leaterheaddramafestival.org
Duck Racing on the River Mole – July
Come to the banks of the River Mole and place your bets on your favourite colour duck or perhaps judge its form from its name. With six heats and a grand final there is plenty of fun to be had. The tote races are followed by the mass duck race, where hundreds of tiny yellow bathtime ducks take to water – with lots of fantastic prizes to be won. Alongside the racing there are refreshments, a children’s entertainer and nearby in Mill Lane there are miniature steam train rides. More information will be posted on the town events page closer to the time. For details of the miniature steam train open days please hit the following link www.ssme.co.uk
Heritage Open Days – September
Mole Valley’s Heritage Open Days Event is one of the biggest in the country with hundreds of properties opening up their doors, guided walks, talks and exhibitions taking place throughout the weekend. Every year there is a different theme and this year it is ‘Jubilations and Celebrations’.For further information click here
Arts Alive Festival – October
This is a month long festival celebrating the very best in local talent, with all the various arts represented. The festival kicks off with a street party in the town centre on Saturday 26th September, where local groups get the opportunity to showcase their talents and give a small taster of what is to come. For further information www.arts-alive.co.uk
Halloween – October
Organised Halloween fun for the little ones, with train rides, creepy crawlies, the chest of chance, skull hoopla and guess the name of the snake competition. There will be street entertainment, scary window displays and lots, lots more. For further information look at the town centre events page closer to the time.
Christmas Festival – December
The Christmas festivities get into full swing, with live music, singing and dancing. There is street entertainment, fun and games with prizes to be won. Fun day out for all the family! For further information please check out the town centre events page closer to the time.