Events for Thursday, 27 September 2018

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  • Volunteering at Blackheath Common

    • Thursday, 27 September 2018 - Thursday, 28 March 2019 at 10:00 - 13:00
    • Location: Blackheath Common GU4 8RB
    • Cost: Free

    Volunteer sessions usually take place on the fourth Thursday of every month, from 10:00 – 13:00. Sessions led by James.

    Thursday 27 September

    Pine pulling: Removing young pines to maintain open heather. Meet at Blackheath Lane Car park, GU4 8RB.

    Thursday 25 October

    Scrub clearance: Creating scalloped edges to the woodland.

    Meet at Blackheath Lane car park, GU4 8RB (we will be working in woodland to west of the private road heading north from the car park).

    Thursday 22 November

    Scrub control: Clearing of gorse, birch and pine to maintain open heathland habitat.

    Meet at fire access point on the track to the west of Sample Oak Lane, GU4 8QS.

    Thursday 27 December

    No session – enjoy the festive break!

    Thursday 24 January

    Pine pulling/clearance: Removal of pines to maintain open heathland

    Meet at Littleford Lane car park, GU4 8QZ

    Thursday 28 February

    Firebreak maintenance: We will be maintaining strips of short vegetation to prevent the spread of fires.

    Meet at the goal posts behind Blackheath Lane, GU4 8RA. Walk along the bridlepath heading to the east by the village entrance signs, and you will come across a clearing with goal posts.

    Thursday 28 March

    Bramble management: Cutting back brambles adjacent to Littleford Lane car park

    Meet at Littleford Lane car park, GU4 8QZ

    More information

    For more details about volunteering, please contact the Parks and Countryside Team.
    Contact: parks&

  • Remembering the First World War

    • Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - Saturday, 13 October 2018
    • Location: Godalming Museum
    • Cost: N/A

    Marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, this exhibition remembers those who fought and explores the impact on the lives of residents of Godalming, Farncombe and surrounding villages.

    Discover the stories which lie behind the war memorials we pass every day and the characters and events which shaped the local experience of 'The Great War'.

    Godalming Museum is open from Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm.

    Find out more

    Visit the Godalming Museum website

  • Behind Closed Doors: 300 years of Willmer House

    • Tuesday, 30 January 2018 - Saturday, 22 December 2018 at 10:00 - 17:00
    • Location: The Museum of Farnham, 38 West St, Farnham GU9 7DX
    • Cost: Free entry

    Exhibition: Behind Closed Doors: 300 years of Willmer House

    Willmer_House_by_Thomas_HunterA hop grower’s residence, a school for young ladies, a dentist’s surgery; Since Willmer House was built in 1718 it has been many different things to different people. In this special exhibition celebrating 300 years of Willmer House, visitors will be able to learn more about the history of the building through material specially selected by pupils from Potters Gate School.

    More information

    Find out more about the Museum of Farnham

  • Art Club for Children and Adults

    • Monday, 17 September 2018 - Monday, 1 October 2018 at 16:30 - 17:45
    • Location: 2 Collins Court, 39 High Street, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8AS
    • Cost: 14.25 - 14.75

    art-K runs art classes for children and adults in a safe and creative environment.

    IMG_3688__1_art-K is an art club for children and adults learn artistic skills in an inspirational, calm environment.

    We teach a range of media and techniques in 2D and 3D projects. We provide a safe environment where children grow into amazing young artists brimming with self confidence.

    Our projects are unique and age-based so children are continuously developing. We cover mediums such as acrylics, watercolours, pastels, oil pastels, inks, oils... and we also do 3D work with papier mache, clay and paper sculpture.

    We believe it's very important for the younger children to develop their visual vocabulary so that they can draw from they head. To do this we work really hard on visual perceptual and visual memory skills. For the adult classes, there is flexibility in the course, but there is also structure for the less experienced artist who is looking to learn a new skill. We have lots of different projects but the direction is led by the class depending on what mediums they are interested in.

    We discuss artists from the Impressionists to David Hockney to Ann Blockley, who is a vibrant watercolour artist, and we experiment using their techniques. All materials are included in all the classes.

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