Faith & Charity

Church news and events & charity fundraising events.

Laudamus Christmas Concert for Quest, 7th Dec 2019

05 December 2019

Everyone in Chobham will want to rush to hear and participate in traditional carols, some cheesy ones too and see…

Westways Farm - Open Garden for NGS, 12th May 2019

05 December 2019

Westways Farm is a 6 acre garden surrounded by woodlands planted in the 1930s with mature and some rare rhododendrons,…

Library Direct Needs More Volunteers

27 March 2019

Love reading? Library Direct makes books available to everyone!

Timber Hill Garden Open Day - Saturday 17 March 2018

15 March 2018

15 acres of private garden open to all with spring bulbs, especially daffodils and spectacular camellias in the woodland.

Prime Ministers & Television Thatcher to May - a talk by Adam Boulton

14 March 2018

A talk by Adam Boulton, editor at large of Sky News on Wednesday, 18th April. 2018 at St Lawrence Church,…

Woking and Sam Beare Hospices Flower Festival - May 2018

06 February 2018

Due to popular demand we will be holding the Flower Festival in May 2018, we look forward to welcoming visitors…

Chobham Christmas Services 2017

19 December 2017

There are lots of events this Christmas in Chobham.

Woking Hospice Flower Festival, May 2017

01 February 2017

This year's theme for the Flower Festival in aid of Woking Hospice will be Romance of Flowers.

Woking Hospice Flower Festival Raises £1,800

24 May 2016

The Woking Hospice Flower Festival 2016 took place on Saturday the 14<sup>th</sup> May, and the flower theme was Nature's Gifts.

Easter 2016 in Chobham

23 March 2016

Easter in Chobham starts on March the 20th with the Palm Sunday service at 9.45am. There will be a procession…

Woking Hospice Flower Festival, May 2016

02 February 2016

This year's theme for the Flower Festival in aid of Woking Hospice will be Nature's Gifts.

Christmas 2015 in Chobham

23 December 2015

There is lots going on in the Village this Christmas.

Success for Quest at Sponsored Ride

03 November 2015

There was a fantastic turn out at this years’ ‘Sponsored Ride’ organised by RDA Quest, a volunteer based charity that…

Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance 2015

28 October 2015

On Sunday the 8th November 2015, the Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance will be held at the war memorial…

Gala Trumpet & Organ Recital, 28 Nov 2015

28 October 2015

The St Lawrence Friends’ Heritage Trust gala trumpet and organ recital to raise funds for repairs to the tower at…

Bellway join royalty to celebrate charity’s 40th birthday

16 July 2015

This week Bellway celebrated with Quest Group, part of the national charity Riding for the Disabled, to mark the 40th…

Open Garden Evening for the St Lawrence Church Tower Appeal

21 April 2015

There will be an open garden evening hosted by Edward and Wendy Bentall to raise funds for the St Lawrence…

Timber Hill Garden Opening

31 March 2015

The Timber Hill garden will be opening for the National Garden Scheme on Easter Bank Holiday Monday 6th April.

Woking Hospice Flower Festival, May 2015

30 January 2015

There will be a flower festival in aid of Woking Hospice on Saturday 16th May.

A Quiz Evening for Gardeners - How Does Your Garden Grow?

06 January 2015

This is an evening for Surrey's army of amateur gardeners and their friends.

Christmas Services at St Lawrence in 2014

15 December 2014

The Christmas season is always busy, starting with carol singing tomorrow.

Carol Singing 2014

15 December 2014

Join in the Christmas spirit by carol singing around Chobham tomorrow evening, Tuesday 16th December and on Wednesday 17th December.

Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance 2014

04 November 2014

On Sunday the 9th November 2014, the Royal British Legion Service of Remembrance will be held at the war memorial…

Millbrook RSPCA Christmas Fayre 2014

31 October 2014

The Millbrook animal centre in Chobham will be holding it's Christmas fayre on Saturday 22nd November 2014.

St Lawrence Club Annual Sale 2014

21 October 2014

This years St Lawrence Chobham Club annual sale takes place on Saturday 1st November 2014.

Gordon's School Christmas Fair 2014

21 October 2014

The Gordon's School Parents' Association will be holding its annual Christmas Fair on Saturday 29th November 2014.

The Other Jubilee

03 October 2014

The Chobham St Lawrence Friends' Heritage Trust welcomes the very entertaining Willie Mahon to fascinate us on the subject of…

Harvest Festival 2014

24 September 2014

The harvest festival this year will be on Sunday September 28th 2014.

Millbrook RSPCA Gala Day

29 August 2014

Don't miss the Gala Day at the Millbrook Animal Centre on Sunday 7th September 2014.

An Intimate Portrait of Life at No. 10

26 August 2014

An Intimate Portrait of Life at Number 10 is an illustrated talk by Sir Anthony Seldon, Master of Wellington College.…

Guildford Cathedral in Crises

21 February 2014

There will be an illustrated talk in Chobham Church at 7.30pm on Shrove Tuesday, 4th March. The talk, on 'Guildford…

Friends of St Lawrence Heritage Trust Wassail

21 November 2013

The Friends of St Lawrence Heritage Trust Wassail 2013 takes place on Friday 13th December, at St Lawrence Church Hall.…

Practical Harvest at Chobham Churches

03 October 2013

The churches in Chobham and Valley End always collect a good harvest - but not of the conventional kind. Secondhand…

Pampered Chef anyone?

19 September 2013

Come to this Valley End Institute fundraiser on Friday, 4th October at 7.30pm

Zumbathon for Meningitis Trust Charity

14 August 2013

Head to the Lightwater leisure centre on Saturday 31st August at 12pm for a zumbathon to raise funds for the…

Bishop Christopher brings the Right to Die debate to Chobham

04 April 2013

On matters of life and death you would expect a bishop to be an expert.

Golden Chelsea - a charity supper for Syrian refugees

03 April 2013

Andrew McIndoe, the boss of Hilliers Nurseries, has for the past two decades been upholding his company's track record of…

Thank you to Chobham's Soup Dragons

29 March 2013

The Chobham Soup Dragons who organise a series of Friday charity lunches at St Lawrence Church Hall during the season…

St Lawrence Church - Children's Passover Meal

12 March 2013

St Lawrence Church invites you to The Children’s Passover Meal at 5pm on Thursday 28th March

A chance to find out about the Christian Faith

01 March 2013

St Lawrence and St Saviour churches are planning to run the popular Christianity Explored course.

Confirmations for 2013

28 February 2013

The dates for Confirmation Classes for 2013 have been announced. Classes will take place in St Lawrence Church Hall from…

Chobham’s Christmas celebrations get smart

05 December 2012

Christmas communications at St Lawrence, Chobham’s Parish Church are geared up for mobile technology. A scan of a QR code…

Jailed - for the British Red Cross

19 November 2012

I AM NOT A CELEBRITY - BUT PLEASE GET ME OUT OF HERE! Not content with abseiling off Guildford Cathedral…

Christingle lights up a December afternoon

11 November 2012

Chobham's Christingle Service in aid of the Children's Society is on Sunday December 2nd at St Lawrence Church. This service,…

Chobham's new vicar

11 October 2012

The next Vicar of Chobham Chris Bessant takes up his appointment early in 2013. Chris and his wife Sophie will…

Farewell to the Vicar of Chobham

05 May 2012

The Vicar of Chobham, Andrew Body, and his wife, Pippa, have moved from Chobham after 15 years in the village.…

Charity Abseil for Guildford Cathedral

06 June 2011

Our local County Councillor, Lavinia Sealy, is going to do a charity abseil for Guildford Cathedral. She is going to…