Arts & Entertainment

Covering Chobham's creative culture

Chobham Festival 2024

23 April 2024

2024 is the 30th anniversary of the Chobham Festival. This year the festival will run from the 5th until the…

Chobham Music & Arts Festival 2022

30 September 2022

The Chobham Music & Arts Festival brings top-flight classical music to our village in Surrey every year, along with a…

Inside Royal Protection - A talk by Dai Davies

25 March 2022

'Inside Royal Protection' Security for the Royals, Diana to the present day. A talk by Dai Davies Former Head of…

St Lawrence Chobham Handbell Ringers Summer Concert 2019

17 June 2019

Music from America, Singapore, Canada and the UK.

Chobham Festival 2019 Box Office Now Open

16 May 2019

This years Flower and Music Festival is fast approaching - it opens on Saturday 28th September and runs until Saturday…

Flowers at Chobham Festival 2019

11 March 2019

A Splash of Colour is the theme of the three-day Flowers at Chobham Festival this autumn.

Woking and Sam Beare Hospices Flower Festival - May 2019

08 March 2019

Join us this May for our annual Flower Festival taking place once again at Chobham Villlage Hall.

Chobham Music Festival 2018

21 September 2018

The 2018 Chobham Music Festival is here!

Chobham Music Festival 2017

03 November 2017

The 2017 Chobham Music Festival began on the 23rd September with a full week of concerts and events, finishing on…

Fireworks in Chobham on Saturday 29th Oct

05 October 2016

Not just any fireworks, but Chobham Rugby Club 50th anniversary extravaganza.

Chobham Flower & Music Festival 2016

24 May 2016

This year's flower and music festival begins on Thursday the 8th of September with the ChobLit literary lunch which welcomes…

The Mad Hatters Ball

14 January 2016

The St Lawrence Heritage Trust are pleased to invite you to enjoy our forthcoming Mad Hatters Ball

St Lawrence Chobham Handbell Ringers Christmas Concert 2015

04 December 2015

The St Lawrence Chobham Handbell Ringers Christmas concert will be on Friday 11th December 2015, with musical director Tim Willetts.

Chobham Festival 2015

07 September 2015

History of home and abroad features at this year's Chobham Festival, which runs from September 26th to October 10th.

Late Addition to Chobham Festival Programme

01 September 2015

The Festival Café on Saturday October 3rd will feature a 3pm slot of readings by local poet Sally Blackmore and…

St Lawrence Handbell Ringers Summer Concert 2015

13 July 2015

The St Lawrence Chobham Handbell Ringers have a fantastic repertoire for you this year.

A musical evening of CELEBRATION at St Lawrence Church

02 June 2015

Cathedral choristers are visiting Chobam in “dress down” mode

Chobham Carnival 2015

08 April 2015

The Chobham Carnival 2015 will take place on Monday the 4th May. The procession theme this year is Myths, Mysteries…

Ribbons of Time - Men Needed

31 January 2015

The men of Chobham are needed to act as soldiers for the Chobham Camp scene in Ribbons of Time.

Handbell Ringers Christmas Concert 2014

14 December 2014

The St Lawrence Handbell Ringers will be performing at St Lawrence Church on Friday 19th December 7.30pm.

Chobham Fireworks & Halloween Extravaganza 2014

19 September 2014

Chobham Rugby Club's annual fireworks and halloween extravaganza will take place on Saturday 25th October 2014.

Chobham Ploughing Match 2014

16 September 2014

This year's Chobham ploughing match will be held on Sunday 5th October 2014, from 10.30am.

Chertsey Agricultural Show 2014

04 August 2014

This weekend is Chertsey's 171st Agricultural Show, with something for all the family. This is the only agricultural show within…

Ribbons of Time 2015

04 August 2014

Ribbons of Time is a play written by Liz Beck for the Chobham Festival covering the high points of Chobham’s…

Many a fine tune played on old Chobham bells

07 July 2014

Two things you may not have known about the bells of Chobham Handbell Ringers. They were forged in the same…

Chobham Festival 2014

23 May 2014

This years Chobham Music Festival begins on Saturday the 27th September with the popular Sussex Jazz Kings who are making…

Chobham Carnival 2014

12 May 2014

The Chobham Carnival 2014 took place on Monday the 5th May. With a theme of The Magic of Childrens Characters,…

Meet Chobham's own Great British Sewing Bee contestant

25 April 2014

David Dawson, a police officer who lives in Chobham was until recently a contestant in the Great British Sewing Bee…

The Chobham Saturday night movie - with fish and chips

06 April 2014

The movies are coming to Chobham on Easter Saturday April 19th with a screening of a great classic, Those Magnificent…

Still deciding where to holiday this year?

05 February 2014

If you are still deciding where to holiday this year, then come along to Chobham Travel's event at 11.30am on…

Voyages in search of the Northern Lights

04 November 2013

Join Chobham Travel and Hurtigruten for afternoon tea on Monday 18th November 2013.

A Christmas Concert – 4 Girls 4 Harps

25 September 2013

Once again St Lawrence Church is delighted to be welcoming back to Chobham the 4 Girls 4 Harps Quartet.

Marguerite Howarth Artist of Surrey (1908-2001)

02 September 2013

Marguerite Howarth lived locally and kept her sketchbook with her at home in Surrey, on holiday abroad and once retired,…

St Lawrence in Bloom this September

23 July 2013

On Sunday the 22nd of September, this year's Chobham Flower Festival will begin with the Festival Eucharist in St Lawrence…

Brass and steel

13 May 2013

"A Concert for Ellie" will be a wonderful and varied evening of music to raise money for Helen House Hospice…

The bunting is out - it must be carnival time

27 April 2013

The Bunting is out the length of the High Street, the road closure signs are in place, Chobham citizens are…

Chobham Carnival 2013

03 April 2013

The Chobham Carnival 2013 takes place on bank holiday Monday 6th May.

Chobham Festival 2013

03 April 2013

Chobham Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary this year with a calendar of music, flowers, art & events for visitors of…

Dad's Army on parade

17 March 2013

Watch out Mr Hitler! The country's best-loved Home Guard platoon will be on parade at Chobham Club on April 20th…

Local Restaurant Stovell's on Saturday Kitchen

04 February 2013

Local Restaurant Stovell's chef Fernando Stovell was on Saturday Kitchen cooking a delicious looking Mexican crisp pressed pork with prunes,…

Redemption Blues

29 January 2013

The guest speaker at the Chobham Festival's ChobLit literary lunch in September 2012, Tim Griggs, has now published his first…

St Lawrence Bell Ringers on Radio 2

18 December 2012

The St Lawrence Chobham Handbell ringers were up early this morning (18 December 2012), performing live on Radio 2's The…

Flog It! comes to Guildford Cathedral

14 December 2012

The popular BBC2 antiques programme Flog It! presented by Paul Martin, is coming to Guildford. Flog It! – the major…

It’s over for another year... so it’s time to think about 2013

16 October 2012

Chobham Festival took a final bow for another year with the Schools’ Prom at a packed St Lawrence Church. But…

Author TD Griggs has Chobham following

15 October 2012

The Oxford-based author T.D.Griggs - Tim Griggs - has a new cluster of readers in Chobham. Tim was the guest…

Chopin by Candlelight

09 October 2012

One of the main concerts at the 2012 Chobham Music Festival featured the pianist Lucy Parham. Lucy is acknowledged as…

Sally and other Chobham "Olympians"

27 September 2012

Hundreds, thousands, tens of thousands of images will capture memories of the people, the events and the spirit of London…

At home with Chobham Artists

03 June 2012

Three Chobham artists are joining in the county-wide arty party that is the Surrey Artists Open Studios. Painters, sculptors, photographers…

A Right Royal Exhibition

30 May 2012

The latest exhibition at the Chobham Museum, A RIGHT ROYAL EXHIBITION, is in honor of The Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

Chobham has grandstand view of royal flypast

15 May 2012

Chobham will have a grandstand preview of the flypast that will be a highlight of the Armed Forces Military Muster…

Exhibition of Cigarette Cards

02 April 2012

On display now, collections of cigarette cards from the late 19th century and early 20th century. New Exhibition in the…

New Shape Popup Gallery in Woking

01 March 2012

The Gallery is full of work by some of the UK’s most exciting disabled artists (examples of which can be…

Fabulous evening of entertainment with Chobham's Rock Choir members

20 February 2012

Join Julian Fellowes creator of Downton Abbey for a fantastic evening of feel-good music performed by TV's Rock Choir

Music for a Summer Evening

20 June 2011

St. Lawrence Chobham Handbell Ringers and Bagshot Concert Band

Chobham Festival 2011

10 May 2011

The schedule for Chobham Festival has been announced! Buy your tickets and plan your festival outings on

Mayday Chobham Carnival 2011

09 May 2011

The annual Chobham Carnival took place this year on Monday 2nd May.

Chobham Museum Website

20 April 2011

Do you want to learn about the history of Chobham? Then we recommend visiting the Chobham Museum...

Chobham Jazz; 12:30 Sunday in the Sun Inn

01 January 2011

J A Z Z I N C H O B H A M GEOFF SIMKINS alto saxophone with the Simon…

Ribbons of Time

29 October 2010

A new play for the millennium by Liz Beck To celebrate the millennium, Chobham Festival presented Ribbons of Time, a…