Planning is underway for Woking to proudly raise the rainbow flag next year as we will be hosting Surrey's first ever Pride event
Mercer Surrey Half Marathon is back! Enter today for the half marathon, 5k or kids' run.
Join colleagues from Woking Works, Woking Chamber of Commerce and Surrey Chambers of Commerce as well as businesses from across the Borough for a celebration of successes over the past year
7th December 2018 – 6th January 2019
Ready for the ball? Get those glass slippers on and head down to the brilliant family pantomime, Cinderella! Starring Strictly’s fabulous Craig Revel Horwood as The Wicked Stepmother.
Christmas isn’t complete until you’ve experienced the magic of Northern Ballet’s The Nutcracker.
Surrey Arts Wardrobe invite all ages into Woking Library on Saturday the 10th of November for a World War One themed dress-up portrait experience, between 10am and 4pm. Admission is free!
Peppa Pig and friends are back in the brand new live show Peppa Pig’s Adventure at the New Victoria Theatre this November!
6th – 10th November 2018
Written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, the writers behind many Disney classics such as Beauty and the Beast. Book early to witness this colourful spectacle.
Top comedian Matt Richardson comes to the Rhoda McGaw Theatre on the 3rd of November to unload his newest batch of hilarity. Matt has had an interesting few years of random, hilarious, and memorable events that he can’t wait to tell us about.
Woking Fireworks Extravaganza is run by the Woking District Rotary Club supported by Woking Round Table. It will be held in Woking Park (near Woking Leisure centre) on Saturday 3 November.
The UK's biggest Gin Festival Tour is coming to Woking! Prepare to have your taste buds tantalised by over 100 different gins from around the world!
Fresh from touring in Europe and Montreal, THE REZILLOS along with chart-topping DEPARTMENT S and Woking's very own PHOENIX CHROI are playing The Fiery Bird on Church St East on October 28th!
Boxing and K1 action at HG Wells Conference & Events Centre, raising money for Kingsway!
In partnership with Woking Borough Council, a musical exploration of the lives of inspirational First World War women through original songs and storytelling.
In this workshop at the Lightbox, you will create your own Papier Mâché sculpture on a wire frame to rival those found in our galleries!
Explore the local footpaths and countryside: it’s sociable and good for your health!
Make creepy characters and create your own spooky house for them all to haunt at the Lightbox this Halloween!
So much to see and do at this year's show - incorporating Health & Wellbeing
Woking Borough Council hosts a 'Working for Woking' breakfast briefing every year, to help inform members of the business community as to what the Council is doing to support the local economy.
Jersey Boys tells the true life story of four boys from the wrong side of the tracks who wrote their own songs, invented their own unique sound, and sold 100 million records worldwide.
14 July – 7 October 2018. Come down to the Lightbox to peer into Woking's past through the eyes of renowned photographer, Sidney Francis (1891-1973).
Afternoon Tea with some musical accompaniment to celebrate Silver Sunday
Experience the interactive glory of the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan, Microraptor and Segnosaurus from the 4th to the 6th of October!
Based on the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film of the same name, Fame The Musical is coming to the New Victoria Theatre from the 1st to the 6th of October 2018!
Celebrity and Artists Deck of Cards Art Auction in aid of local British Charity Transplant Links Community (TLC)
Local History, Wildlife, Live Music, Pony Rides and much more!
Surrey Blues Society in partnership with Fiery Bird will be hosting a fantastic Blues Festival featuring some of the great soloists and bands on the circuit today
Prepare your lederhosen and dirndls, because it's time to grab a beer and have a sing-a-long for Oktoberfest!
It is with great excitement that the team at York Road Project wish to invite you to attend the annual sponsored Sleep Out event! This year's event takes place on Saturday the 29th September with all proceeds going towards supporting those struggling with homelessness in Woking.
Join Woking & Sam Beare Hospices' annual ladies-only 8-mile walk sponsored by Trident Honda.
There are Elvis tributes… and then there’s Lee Memphis King. See this spectacular show for yourself at the New Victoria Theatre on September 27th.
Come visit The Lightbox for the best up-and-coming and established acts on the stand-up comedy circuit!
Professional story-teller Rob Caskie takes us vividly into Scott and Shackleton's expeditions to Antarctica.
Experience the widest selection of Rums and the smoothest selection of Reggae music in the UK at the HG Wells Conference & Events Centre on Saturday 22nd September 2018!
Explore the work of freelance reporter and newspaper photographer Sidney Francis (1891-1973)
Continuing with Summers Sounds - free music to fill your Saturday at Woking Park's bandstand. Bring a picnic, relax and be entertained by this saxophone quartet, playing a range of light tunes suitable for all ages and tastes.
Join in at the Lightbox for some messy painting and a lot of fun!
Join Jerry White at Woking Library to discuss his book, Zeppelin Nights, the story of London in the First World War
8th – 9th September 2018
Enjoy a guided tour around the historic home of Henry VIII.
The Horsell Amateur Dramatic Society proudly present A Chip in the Sugar and A Cream Cracker Under the Settee
Woking is continuing a tradition in Brookwood, which was first started during WWII, in an Act of Remembrance at the RAF Memorial.
1st September 2018
Marking the centenary of the end of the First World War, the SSAFA team are hosting a viewing of Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of War Horse, the story of an equestrian star that served in World War One.
Join Celebrate Woking for their finale event featuring speakers on all areas of Surrey's Suffrage campaign, with displays, stalls and a performance from our schools’ Suffrage radio play. Admission free.
1st September 2018, 11am and 1pm.
Come down to the Rhoda McGaw Theatre on the 1st of September to see BBC’s Stefan Gates blur the line between kitchen and laboratory!
Room for an extra course? Pick up some tasty top tips at our Bite-size Talks presented by a selection of local food and drink experts, and hosted by Hersha Patel, host of YouTube channel 'Cook with a Little Indian'.
Get interactive and hands on at this year's festival. Adults and children can take part in a number of masterclasses hosted at Tante Marie Culinary Academy.
31st August 2018, 7.30pm
Come along to the Old Woking Community Centre on the 31st of August to commemorate our community’s bravest.
Named the county’s Best Local Food Event 2015, 2016 and 2017, the sixth annual Woking Food and Drink Festival will take place from Friday 31 August to Sunday 2 September 2018.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day which is why Woking Food and Drink Festival has added an exciting new event to the start of the festival!
Enjoy a family film on the big screen!
Following 8 record-record breaking years in London’s West End and having played in 11 countries around the world to over 7 million people, the National Theatre’s acclaimed play War Horse will soon tour the UK.
Fun craft activities for all the family!
The fifth edition of the Prudential Ride London will take place over the weekend of 28-29 July 2018. The cyclists will pass through Byfleet, West Byfleet and Pyrford in Woking.
West Byfleet Live is a festival for people of all ages taking place on 28 and 29 July. This year promises to be packed with exciting stall holders and some fantastic musicians playing . The fun fair will be in full swing and we have a large beer tent joining us this year. We will even have a dog show!
Bring a picnic, a teddy and a blanket for the Teddy Bear's Picnic at St Peter's Recreational Ground
Woking District Rotary Club is proud to host an evening Bloodhound - The Mission to Break The Land Speed Record for anyone interested in cars and speed on Wednesday 25th July 2018.
Pit your wits against Partners of the CMPP Woking in our fundraising pub quiz!
Guildford and Woking Humanist Group is hosting a guided walk at Brookwood Cemetery, the largest cemetery in Britain, followed by lunch at the White Hart pub.
Woking Biodiversity Partnership are running a number of 'balsam bashing' sessions this summer to remove the invasive Himalayan Balsam from Woking's waterways.
A screening of the documentary film A Journey Worth 70 Years at the HG Wells Conference & Events Centre.
Surrey Fire and Rescue Service will open its doors to the public on Saturday 14 July 2018 at its headquarters in Reigate.
Join Woking & Sam Beare Hospices at Heather Farm on Horsell Common, Woking, by the Water’s Edge Café on either (or both!) Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 July.
We still know how to throw a party that would make our ancestors proud!
Come and join your colleagues and pick up the latest news from the ICO (Information Commissioners Office) and the latest tips on how to make sure you are GDPR compliant.
Direct from London’s West End, where it’s in its record breaking 9th year, Thriller Live is a spectacular concert created to celebrate the career of the world’s greatest entertainer.
The four colourful characters from the Cbeebies show are set to arrive in Woking in July 2018 for their first ever theatre show! TinkyWinky, Dipsy, Laa Laa, and Po.
Woking Lions Club is organising its 3rd Fund-raising Fun Run from Fairoaks Airport across Horsell Common on the north side of Woking on Sunday 1st July 2018.
Join a Thames Basin Partnership Warden for a stroll through the meadows and woodlands of Brookwood.
Come aboard Captain Tempests Space Ship with the Rhoda McGaw Theatre Company as they embark on Scientific Survey Flight 9 in Bob Carlton's Return to the Forbidden Planet!
The Specsavers Surrey Youth Games is the largest multi-sport youth competition in the county. Spread over the weekend of the 23-24 June it brings together 7-16 year olds from Surrey's 11 districts and boroughs.
BALANCE is a new play written and directed by Shirley Faraday coming to the Rhoda McGaw Theatre from 21st - 23rd June 2018.
Join Billy Clackers, Product Manager at Invotra, who will talk through how organisations can use their data to enable them to implement the transformation they need.
One of New Adventures' most popular and beloved shows, Matthew Bourne's Cinderella is a thrilling and evocative love story set in London during the Second World War, which forms part of the company’s 30th anniversary celebrations.
Annual community event held on St. John's Lye hosted by 1st St. Johns Scout Group on behalf of the village.
Take your seat in The Ambassador Room for an evening of classical music celebrating Picasso’s involvement with Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes between 1917 to 1922.
¡Hola! Welcome to Spanish Amigos, the new Spanish class for kids in Woking every Wednesday from 4pm.
The session offers simple but powerful practices from the science of yoga. Practices include invigorating physical postures (Directional Movement and Yoga Namaskar), breathing methods (Kriya), Nada Yoga (Yoga of Sound) and meditation.
Lost for Words Theatre Company's production of The Wedding Singer takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room.
Lark in the Square is back from Wednesday 30th May to Sunday 3rd June 2018! Come along and enjoy a variety of FREE activities in Jubilee Square.
Oars at the ready for the 2018 annual Dragon Boat Races and Fun Day where you and your team will race against the competition to raise funds for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices!
Following a record-breaking UK and Ireland Tour, the smash hit blockbuster is back – and larger than life!
Popular soccer courses aim to develop a child's skills using fun and age specific drills and games.
Everywhere from oceans to grasslands and rainforests, animals have adapted to their surroundings in amazing ways. Come and join us as we explore these extraordinary habitats and find out some fun facts.
This highly popular annual walk is aimed at ladies only, and is a great way to socialise, enjoy a night-time walk under the stars, and remember loved ones.
Corporate Traveller, a local travel agent, is hosting a BBQ with the proceeds being donated to mental health charity, Mind.
A fading Hollywood actor arrives in England to play Lear but finds it's not Stratford-upon-Avon but Stratford-St-John - a village where a bunch of amateurs are trying to save their theatre.
This summer, why not head down to the bandstand in Woking Park to watch a series of concerts by local bands every Saturday from 2pm-4pm.
Surrey Vegan Events are back for their third Annual Fair at the HG Wells Conference & Events Centre in Woking!
The latest talk at the WWF Centre in Woking from award-winning film director and photographer, Emmanuel Rondeau, who has travelled the globe over the last six years to capture amazing images of the most elusive big cats of the world.
Explore and draw what you see around The Lightbox in this free drawing session. The class is suitable for everyone from complete beginners to accomplished artists.
Wishel Tennis Club is having an Open Day on May 12th from 1pm to 5pm. Come and enjoy some free tennis with coach Michael Jefferies.
Give children a first taste of the magical world of ballet! Enjoy one of the most famous ballets of all time together, in this beautifully adapted new version for children aged three upwards.
Dress for mess and join us for some painting fun. All materials included. Advance booking required.
Horsell Amateur Dramatic Society presents Jerome Bixby's The Man from Earth, adapted by Richard Schenkman, at the Rhoda McGaw Theatre.
Voters across Woking Borough will need to show photographic identification before they can vote in person, at the polling station, at the next local election on Thursday 3 May 2018.
Chinese Whispers art exhibition at Pinnocks Coffee House, Ripley - a collaboration between local artists Katya Kvasova and CJ Crosland.
12 hours. 12 spinning classes. It's the Anytime Fitness Woking Spin-a-thon to support Prostate Cancer UK.
Marking 200 years since the birth of one of literature’s most celebrated figures, this year’s themed evening will be all things Emily Brontë.
Presented by Woking Borough Council to support local organisations within the Borough to recruit staff more effectively.
Dialogue is a powerful tool in fiction. When and how much should you use it? And how do you give an authentic voice to your character? In this workshop we’ll be exploring how to write powerful, realistic dialogue that reveals character, creates narrative drive and enriches the scene.
Stand-up comedy nights at The Lightbox. Featuring the best up-and-coming and established acts on the stand-up circuit.
Are we spoiled? Come and watch at the New Victoria Theatre as Byrne takes this question, turns it upside down and shakes it until the funny falls out. Go on, spoil yourself.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Woking invites you to an interfaith gathering, promoting dialogue in search of better understanding and the establishment of loyalty, freedom, equality, respect and peace in society.
At 8.30pm on Saturday 24 March 2018, hundreds of millions of people across the world will turn off their lights for one hour in a momentous show of support for action on climate change.
For those who enjoy the urban dance scene, Woking SLAM is a community led dance platform that showcases performances using urban dance styles such as street, hip hop, breakin to body popping.
LEVIATHAN by award-winning choreographer James Wilton is a contemporary retelling of Captain Ahab and his crew chasing down the whale in Herman Melville's seminal text, Moby Dick.
safeTALK is a training course that can help you make a difference with the practical steps to offer immediate help to someone having thoughts of suicide.
The spectacular rise of one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers of all time, Cilla - The Musical is the heart-warming new musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed ITV television series.
Dance Woking is hosting a Boys Only Platform on Monday 19 March at Rhoda McGaw Theatre, focusing on how we can use dance to engage more boys in becoming active
Marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War, Birdsong is the hit, critically acclaimed stage show based on the world famous novel by Sebastian Faulks.
The starting piston for the Surrey Half Marathon will fire from Woking Leisure Centre. With a full event village at Woking, the race has water stations, pacers, prizes, live music, secure bag drop and chip timing!
Save the date for this shopping experience. A first time Mothers Day event organisied for the mothers in our local community to have an evening of being spoilt!
The Hot Seat is a monthly Q + A hosted by The Inspiration Space. In celebration of International Women's Day, we'll be focusing closer to home, sharing the inspirational stories of resilience, creativity and courage from three impressive Surrey women.
Giving local people access to a whole host of ways they can tap into a deeper sense of wellness - in body, mind and spirit; and at the same time raising money for York Road Homeless Project to eliminate homelessness in Woking.
Butterflies in The Glasshouse returns to Wisley from 13th January to 4th March 2018, providing an unforgettable tropical retreat for visitors!
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history.
Flashdance - The Musical is the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex a determined welder who dreams of becoming a professional dancer. When a romance complicates her ambitions, she harnesses it to drive her dream of attending Shipley Dance Academy
Everyone is welcome to come and visit Britain's first purpose-built Mosque on Oriental Road in Woking.
Get ready for Earth Hour! Create a beautiful wishing wand with your powerful promise to make a change and protect our planet.
This workshop is a one off opportunity where each young person can build their own art piece of running water made out of bottle tops and fishing wire connected by some shiny ducting. Pippa will also show how plastic bags can come back to life once ironed, cut and layered wall art.
Join the Lightbox on this most romantic of evenings for a four-course dinner and showing of the 1961 classic, Breakfast at Tiffany's.
During February people across the country will use green hearts to Show the Love for all the things affected by climate change.
Sporty Kidz will be running their popular holiday club at St John’s Village Memorial Hall in Woking, this February Half-Term (Monday 12th - Friday 16th), 9.00am - 3.00pm.
Epworth Choir is opening its doors and inviting you to join for a day’s workshop on Mozart’s Requiem, conducted by Michael Waldron and accompanied by Laurence Williams.
Tickets have gone on sale for the 2018 school production The Sound of Music
The most talented young performers from the Woking Music Festival compete for the title of Woking Young Musician of the Year.
Examine and explore the work of Marcel Ronay in the 1940s and 1950s at this exhibition in the Lightbox Gallery & Museum.
Throughout February, Eagle Radio will be out and about surprising you with Random Acts of Kindness.
After the great success of the popular first Lightbox Literary Festival in April 2017, the Lightbox's new book group will meet on the 1st Thursday of every month at Lightbox Lates.
Woking has so much to offer for you to spend a weekend that won’t break the bank. Here’s our definitive guide for a family day out in Woking for under £40.
Thursdays, 6pm, Beatbox Gym. Learn self defence at get fit with a £10 pay-as-you-go class structure in Woking Town Centre.
More than 50 local businesses were represented at a town centre breakfast event to learn more about the recently launched #WeAreWoking initiative.
Take a nostalgic trip back in time to Woking of the 1950s and 1960s at this talk by local historian, David Rose, at the Lightbox.
Attending classes and fun events with your baby is easy at last. All of the benefit. None of the bother. Join the revolution that’s opened the doors to savvy parents on maternity/paternity leave.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award®-winning masterpiece Sunset Boulevard stars Ria Jones, who received standing ovations every night when performing at the London Coliseum, as Norma Desmond.
A fun introduction to classical music and a great chance for young people to try a variety of instruments. Music by Mussorgsky and Tchaikovsky, plus a children's art competition.
Behold the works of Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Aleah Chapin, and many more at the Lightbox.
Join Robin-Lee Hall at the Lightbox in this exploration of the artist known as the painter of light.
Join us at the WWF UK Living Planet Centre and be inspired by some of the ways you can create change, and how making a small change to your lifestyle can have a big impact on the environment.
Pilates in Woking Town Centre to kick-start your Well-Being for 2018!
Experience The Lightbox like never before at their brand new virtual reality art experience in Peacocks Shopping Centre on Saturday 13th January to have the chance to be transported to a taster of the exhibition, immersed in a 360° video of the gallery.
It’s you against the clock at Woking’s weekly 5k parkrun. Every Saturday at 9am.
An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life.
The Lightbox Museum in Woking is exhibiting the best of its 2017 Photographic Open Competition. The theme was ‘Celebration and Anniversary’, reflecting The Lightbox’s tenth birthday in 2017.
It’s Christmas Eve in the Commotion House but it doesn’t feel like Christmas at all. Piles of boxes are stacked and packed ready to move home, with Christmas nowhere in sight...
Where is Christmas is an immersive dance performance for under-fives and their grown-ups. Follow your imagination to discover a magical Christmas surprise.
The Best Continental Foods and Gifts come to Woking as part of a Superb 10 Day Christmas Market
Robin Hood comes to the New Victoria Theatre Woking for the first time ever, starring soap favourite, Shane Richie who will be swapping EastEnders’ Albert Square for Sherwood Forest as the titular hero.
Experience the magic of the festive season at Woking’s Christmas Market from 8 to 17 December.
Join us on Thursday 23 November at Jubilee Square as we officially start the festive season and switch on Woking’s Christmas tree lights.
Let the Woking Symphony Orchestra transport you back to the Jazz Age for an evening of musical wonder at the HG Wells Conference & Events Centre on Saturday 18 November.
For the first time ever, this exhibition explores J.M.W. Turner's work produced on his various travels, stops and periods of residence on the Thames, Wey Navigation and in the county of Surrey, prior to the London boundary changes of 1889.
The Service of Remembrance will take place on Sunday 12 November 2017 at the War Memorial in the Jubilee Square, Woking at 10.35am.
On 10 and 11 November 2017, Woking Leisure Centre will be the best bar in town, with over 70 real ales, plus ciders, imported beers, a Wurlitzer Organ, live band and food.
Join TEDxWoking on 8 November 2017 at the award-winning, state-of-the-art WWF-UK Living Planet Centre for what promises to be a day of inspirational and enlightening talks.
One of the best fireworks displays in the South East, and one of the most popular events in Woking, the Fireworks Extravaganza is on Saturday 4 November at Woking Park.