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Welcome to our community take over day

Welcome to our community take over day

We are supporting local community groups through our social media channels

On 31 March, we are supporting local community groups through our social media channels. 

‘Jules in the know’

Julia is a local Instagram micro influencer, supporting the local community with information on events and activities.

Play & Chat, 9am-11.30am, Tuesdays

Come and join is at St John’s Church, Walton, on a Tuesday morning.

For parents / carers with preschoolers, please book your place through the website.

Community Café, Thursdays, 9.30am-12.30pm

St John’s Church, Walton-on-Thames

St Peter’s Community and Youth Hub

At St Peter’s Community and Youth Hub, Ray Road, West Molesey, there’s loads going on, from youth drop in sessions, a community breakfast and parents, babies and toddlers groups to the Great Create (a mental wellbeing crafting group), East Elmbridge food bank’s Thursday centre session and more.

Party in the Park  - Hamilton Avenue Playground between 11am – 1pm on Saturday 1 April

St Andrew’s Church, Church Gate House, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham

Easter High Tea – Church Gate House between 2:30-4:30pm on Saturday 8 April

St Andrew’s Church, Church Gate House, Downside Bridge Road, Cobham

Elmbridge Choir presents “Higher and Higher” – a Spring choral spectacular!

An evening of heart-warming, poignant, popular songs from this well-established 90-strong community choir – expect everything from a soulful spiritual and an Irish ballad through to Abba and

Earth Wind & Fire! Conducted by Hugh Beckwith with accompaniment by award winning pianist and composer, Harry Baker.

Elmbridge Choir’s special guests, Standard Deviation, are a London-based jazz vocal ensemble of six super-talented singers, including Elmbridge Choir’s very own MD, performing a broad and intricate repertoire from jazz standards to soulful musical numbers to stylish originals.

With retiring collection in support of The Multiple System Atrophy Trust.

Saturday 29 April 7.30pm, Burbanks Hall, Cobham Free School, Cobham, Surrey KT11 1TF

Tickets £14/£7 from the Elmbridge Choir website. 

Walton Charity

Walton Charity is a local charitable foundation. Working with our community and our local partners to build an Elmbridge community free from poverty where we can all thrive.

Cost of Living Appeal — Walton Charity working in the heart of the local community

Families Thriving Together

Families Thriving Together has courses available to all parents/carers/grandparents living in Elmbridge. They are free of charge or minimal donations.

Parenting Puzzle: Find out how to get the best out of family life.

  • The 10-week Parenting Puzzle (The Nurturing Programme) for all parents or carers living in Elmbridge.
  • Thursdays 10am-12pm, 20 April - 29 June 2023
  • Cranmere Primary School, Arran Way, Esher, KT10 8BE
  • £50 per family, concessions, and free places available, please ask we won’t turn anyone away.

Talking Teens | The next Talking Teens will be:

  • Tuesdays 6.30-8pm
  • Via Microsoft Teams online
  • 6-27 June 2023
  • Free of charge.

The Molesey Art Society Spring Exhibition (12-16 April 2023)

The exhibition starts with a Private View evening and runs for 5 days. There will be huge variety of work covering; painting, jewellery, ceramics, wood turning and sculpture. It will be held at St. Alban’s Primary School Hall, Beauchamp Road, East Molesey, KT8 2PG. Exhibits will be displayed in the main hall.

The Private View, to which you are invited, will be held on the evening of Tuesday 11April at 8.00pm and access to the general public will be from Wednesday 12 until Sunday 16 April. Opening times are 11.00am until 5.00pm (last admission 4.30pm) and on Sunday the exhibition will close at 4.30pm (last admission 4.00pm).

Dittons Skiff and Punting Club

Dittons Skiff and Punting Club is a sports and social club based in Thames Ditton since 1923, with a passion for keeping the traditional sports of skiffing and punting alive on this iconic stretch of the Thames  

If you fancy giving spending this summer skiffing and punting on the river, come and join us! Our Taster Sessions run at 6.30pm every Thursday evening from 25 May to 24 Aug, or book on to one of Learn to Row courses (various dates). Everyone welcome, no experience necessary. Find out more at enquiries@dittons.org.uk .

The Elmbridge Eco Hub

Based in  the Elmgrove Estate, in the centre of Walton-On-Thames, we provide our community with access to a multi-functional, safe space where they can reduce waste and access many beneficial initiatives such as the Library of Things, Community Fridge, Refill Shop, Skill Share, Repair Cafe, Small item recycling, Community Garden, Seed Bank, Jigsaw swap, Book Swap to name but a few – all under one roof!




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