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*NEW* Volunteer Preparation Course starts in Sept 2021

Could you spare a few hours each week to help a family with young children? Are you interested in learning new skills on our friendly, free volunteer training course? Home-Start Guildford is a family support charity covering the borough of Guildford. Our trained, home-visiting volunteers with parenting experience, support families …

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Mid Surrey Community Fridges is looking for volunteers

In June Dorking-based Mid Surrey Community Fridges (MSCF) was awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK, for its efforts in saving good food from going to waste and distributing it to people who can use it. The award is …

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Aldershot Floral Design Club

Aldershot Floral Design Club are pleased to announce an exciting monthly program of workshops and demonstrations. Visitors are welcome on the 1st Thursday of each month – £8 on the door. We are also delighted that our annual floral design showcase “Floral Fashion” will take place from 27-28th November. 2021. …

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Wood Street Jazz Festival

Yes, it’s back! Bigger and better than ever, with the line-up including: DENNIS ROLLINS and his VELOCITY TRIO; Superstar vocalist LOUISE CLARE MARSHALL; STUART HENDERSON’s “BACK TO BLUE NOTE” QUINTET; THE SOMETHIN’ ELSE BIG BAND. Tickets in advance £20 (£18 members), all proceeds to Challengers. Plus a choice of cuisine, …

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Soroptimist International Surrey Hills

Soroptimist International Surrey Hills     Monday 5 July at 8 pm.  We will be joined by David Annand from Transform Housing to learn about this Surrey charity supporting the socially excluded and vulnerable.  Transform Housing helps improve the lives of its female clients across Surrey so that they are able to …

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Nettle Workshop – Learn to make yarn from local nettles (No, it does not sting!)

Workshops take place every other weekend between June and September. The Marindin Hall, Frensham / Surrey, GU10 3DG Stinging nettles have been used as a fibre plant for textiles for over 3000 year in the UK, to make everything from heavy sailcloth to fine table linen up until the 18th …

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LendwithCare

Soroptimist International Surrey Hills     Monday 7 June at 8 pm.  We will be joined by Lynda from LendwithCare, to learn more about this microfinance initiative.  LendwithCare allows people in low-income countries to work their way out of poverty with dignity, by ensuring they have access to small loans (not donations) …

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*NEW* Volunteer Preparation Course starts in Sept 2021

Home-Start Guildford is a small charity supporting vulnerable families with young children, who are facing issues such as postnatal depression, mental health, isolation, multiple births, illness or bereavement. Our highly trained volunteers offer non-judgemental, confidential support and aim to help build parental confidence and improved family relationships. Our 6-week autumn …

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Introduction to Spinning course from May 21st onwards

Did you ever wonder if you could spin your own yarn? 🐑 In fact, it is very easy and great fun to explore spinning, and even beginner’s yarn has many amazing uses: decorative collages and wall hangings, or jumbo knitting & crocheting to name a few. This is an introduction …

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Wey & Arun Canal Trust Sponsored Walk

Wey & Arun Canal Trust sponsored walk If you’ve enjoyed walking the Wey & Arun Canal in Surrey and Sussex over the past year, why not support the Wey & Arun Canal Trust in its fundraising by taking part in our annual sponsored walk on Sunday June 6th? This year …

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A Free Lecture at the Christian Science Church

“God is Working for Good in Your Life” – a free lecture at the Christian Science Church 6 Ockford Road, Godalming Sunday 23 May at 2.30pm. The lecture will also be broadcast on Zoom – please see www.csgodalming.org.uk for the link. Everyone is welcome.

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