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Bolt Round the Holt to raise money for GUTS

Did you start the New Year with ambitious plans for a healthy new you? The 12th annual Bolt Round the Holt will be taking place on Saturday 28th March at Alice Holt Forest, near Farnham and will give you a great incentive to keep those resolutions on the straight and …

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Another reader writes….

I am still discovering Surrey, having moved here last year. VantagePoint is definitely the most informative and interesting of the local magazines that come through my door. I particularly loved the Shere and Little London walk in the current edition: amazing views, three beautiful churches, great eating places and even …

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Castor Bay Properties Ltd

Castor Bay Property Ltd is a successful property company offering homeowners maximum exposure within a concentrated viewing time-frame and benefits from being a member of The Guild of Property Professionals. I have known Mark Elliott for a few years now and he is a property market specialist with Castor Bay …

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My Surrey Hills – meet Michelle Eastell

Have you discovered #MySurreyHills videos? Here is Michelle, a Forest School leader. Each month they will introduce you to a new person. What they all have in common is the Surrey Hills and the love they have for the area, something we at VantagePoint share!

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Rotary Club of Guildford District

The Rotary Club of Guildford District is made up of an enthusiastic group of professional men and women of all ages who give their time, talents and knowledge to try and help various community groups and charitable organisations in Guildford and surrounding areas. Each year the club raises funds through …

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Pop-Up Pizza at Albury Vineyard

Visit the vineyard on Saturday 2nd March for wine and pizza! We are delighted that the Wood Fired Larder are visiting Albury Organic Vineyard with their beautiful bespoke teardrop caravan to cook a delicious selection of pizzas, perfect to feast on whilst enjoying a glass or two of Albury fizz. Wood Fired Larder …

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Shadowing – A short film by Zak Syed

Shadowing is a thrilling crime film, that keeps you in suspense throughout. It entails the story of two journalists, investigating the death of a friend. They break into a suspects house, and you guessed it, things don’t go to plan. I sat down with Director Zak Syed to discuss his …

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Book: Introducing the Godalming Writers’ Group & ‘Godalming Tales 2’

In July 2015 a small group of authors & would-be authors met together for the first time in The King’s Arms Hotel in Godalming, Surrey. We had a mix of writing experience: a couple had self-published books whilst others had long-forgotten first drafts in bottom drawers somewhere. We were brought …

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Winning with Words Guildford

Liz and I started Winning with Words in December 2017 to help people present with clarity and persuasion. We had met so many professionals with lots of talent and ability who struggled to get their message across in face to face situations. Many were extremely nervous about speaking in public, …

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Community Foundation for Surrey

My visit to meet Director of Philanthropy Joe Crome and Victoria Kear, their Communications Officer, at the Community Foundation’s offices in Guildford was intended to help me learn more about how they are ‘transforming local communities’ as their slogan clearly states. Probably in common with many Surrey residents, I wasn’t …

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Restaurant review: Pho, Guildford

It’s not often you get the chance to try a completely different culinary experience close to your home which rather blows you away. Happily Pho in Guildford provided that at lunchtime today, which made me very happy. Pho is a family-run business serving great value, healthy Vietnamese street food that …

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Walled Garden Champagne Tea

  The Walled Garden, Cowdray On Sunday 11th June the Taylor clan set off for an afternoon tea at the Walled Garden, Cowdray. We arrived slightly earlier so that we could have a wander around the gardens. The gardens are in full bloom at the moment, with an array of …

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A Fantastic Facial

https://www.theluxurytouch.co/ The Luxury Touch. As a premium beauty & wellness provider in Surrey, with over 17 years’ experience working with Top A-List celebrities worldwide, specialising in Anti-Ageing Facials, Problematic Skins, Slimming, Detox and Body Contouring. Using the multi award-winning brand, Pevonia Botanica, which is 100% natural, green and animal cruelty …

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Review – Afternoon Tea at The Beaverbrook

  Afternoon tea is a very British institution. And I have to say, it is a very pleasant one. My first taste of it was at the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town a few years back. It was very pleasant but not very special. I remember copious amounts of …

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Bride to be afternoon tea

As cliché as it sounds, a lot of little girls do dream of their big day. Dressing up in that white dress, walking down the aisle with all of their friends and family watching, twirling and dancing into the moonlight to live happily ever after. Yes, a lot of little …

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