Christmas activities around the area

Get into the festive spirit with our round up of things to do in the local area


Bluebell Railway

A Christmas visit to the Bluebell Railway is a magical experience.  Santa will be on board with a present and a chocolate treat for all children and he won’t forget the grown-ups-there will be a mince pie for them.

The Santa Special Bluebell Line is departing from East Grinstead available 9th/10th December. They also have a reindeer special on Thursday the 21st December. It gets very booked up so check availability

Reigate on Ice

The Ice rink is back in Priory Park this year between now till the 3rd January. A new addition for this year is a Christmas market to the festivities as well as the usual Santa’s Grotto and traditional carousel.

Oxted Barn Theatre

For one day only (9th December) The Barn Theatre are hosting a Christmas production by St Mary’s and Downs Way Schools of the Holly Jolly Barn Christmas, billed as Variety fundraiser by local children bringing Christmas to the Barn with entertainment for all the family. There are two showings, a matinee and evening performance. From the 12th-20th January they will be putting on a performance of Puss and Boots by the Oxted Players.

Charlwood Christmas Craft Fayre

Saturday 9th December 10am-4pm Charlwood Parish Hall

A section of: Handmade Goods, Decorations and Festive Food for more information visit their Facebook Page

Godstone Farm

Saturday  2 December  – Sunday 24 December

This December Father Christmas is returning to the farm his special festive Christmas Cabin along with his team of brilliant Elves and a sleigh load of pressies to create memories to last a life time, you can visit during the day as but they also have dusk appointments. Make sure you book!

Woldingham– Carols in The Crescent

Saturday 9th December 6pm

Join the local residents to celebrate the turning on of the Christmas lights accompanied with mulled wine and mine pies. The Salvation Army are booked to lead some hearty singing to start Christmas Celebrations in style. Afterwards everyone is invited back to the Village Hall for more refreshments. DON’T FORGET TO BRING A TORCH!

Local Pantos! 


Adventures of Peter Pan at the Harlequin in Redhill. Running from 8th – 31th  December 2017. Starring David Myers, of Hairy Biker fame, as Captain Hook!

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Sleeping Beauty at the Dorking Halls 16th December -28th December. Starring… X-FACTOR finalist and Celebrity Big Brother’s Christopher Maloney as The Prince and Emmerdale’s Gemma Oaten as Wicked Fairy.

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