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Aquarian Opera
They aim to present classic opera and less well known classical opera to a wider audience. The group specialise in Opera, Stage craft, Singing and acting.

For further information contact:
Mrs Joy Burke
15 Sandilands,
TN13 2SP
Telephone: 01732 456687

Cantamus Reigate
Cantamus Reigate Choir and Chamber Choir perform the choral repertoire to a high standard but on few rehearsals. An ad hoc choir, the singers are 'fixed' separately for each concert. Performances take place in the Reigate and Redhill area two or three times per year. Contact Nick Landauer - conductor

Caterham Community Choir
“The Choir is aimed at all members of the community, regardless of age, ability or wealth. We are a truly inclusive choir for those who wish to benefit from the enjoyable and therapeutic effect of singing. We may arrive tired and stressed but always go home feeling happy and revitalised. No audition or the ability to read music required. We all share the love of singing.”
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The choir meets on Tuesdays at 7.00pm in The Music Room, de Stafford School, Burntwood Lane, Caterham, Surrey
More info from Jean Mallery 01883 345619 catchoir@btinternet.com

Caterham Singers
Choral music to suit all tastes meetings are at 7.45pm on Thursdays at
St John’s Lodge,
Clareville Road

For further information contact:
Linda Aish Telephone: 01883 624087

Charles Thompson Youth Choir
This a group for young people aged 11-18 years of age, the group meets in school holidays to rehearse and perform. They also take part in concerts and tours.

For further information contact:
Charles Thompson
29 Blacklands Meadow
Telephone: 01737 822956

Croydon and Purley Music Circle
We are a group of professionally trained and gifted amateur musicians. We meet in both member's homes and public venues monthly between October and July. We perform a variety of music and welcome enquiries from both performers and non-performing members. For further details of dates and venues telephone any of the following.
Bridget Bather (Chairwoman) 01737 553025
Annette Faulkes (Secretary) 01883 344272
Anne Hodgkinson (Publicity) 01737 643116

Dorking Choral Society
DCS is a non-audition amateur choir of around 90 voices. The choir sing to a high standard under the direction of a professional Musical Director and Accompanist. We rehearse on Wednesday evenings throughout the year except July and August.

The choir usually performs three concerts every year. Repertoire ranges from 16th century to contemporary music. DCS has a long association with, and habitually participates in, the Leith Hill Musical Festival,  founded in Dorking by Ralph Vaughan Williams.

We warmly welcome new members to the choir and encourage anyone with an interest in choral singing. While choral experience is valuable, a love of singing and a desire to learn is more important and we do not audition new members. You will be introduced to a Part Rep who can help you find the right Voice and place in the Choir.

Contact: Barbara Christopher barbarachristopher121@gmail.com

The English Arts Chorale
The English Arts Chorale is an ambitious, enthusiastic choir which aims to enjoy its music-making by achieving the very highest artistic standards. In its 26-year history, under its founder conductor Leslie Olive it has performed with distinguished orchestras including the Philharmonia Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, London Mozart Players, and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, appearing at the Royal Festival Hall, the Barbican, the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Snape Maltings, St Albans Town Hall, Fairfield Hall, and the cathedrals of St Edmundsbury, Manchester, Peterborough, Lichfield, Wells, Guildford, Chichester, Ely, Southwark, and Rochester.

The Chorale meets every Monday at 7.44pm at Wray Common School, Reigate. Admission to the Chorale is by attendance at three rehearsals followed by a simple audition. To discuss membership, ring Leslie Olive on 01449 737766. To arrange to come to rehearsals, ring the Membership Secretary on 01293 775583 or e-mail members@englisharts.org

Croydon and Purley Music Circle
We are a group of professionally trained and gifted amateur musicians. We meet in both member's homes and public venues monthly between October and July. We perform a variety of music and welcome enquiries from both performers and non-performing members. For further details of dates and venues telephone any of the following.
Bridget Bather (Chairwoman) 01737 553025
Annette Faulkes (Secretary) 01883 344272
Anne Hodgkinson (Publicity) 01737 643116

East Surrey Choral Society
Founded in 1961 the Society is based in Caterham. As a choir both of and for the community, ESCS invites singers to share their love of music
and of choral music in particular.
Friendly and sociable atmosphere. New members are always welcomed
No auditions necessary. 3 concerts are held each year. Open to singers age 11+, The society meets every Tuesday (during term time) 7.45pm-10pm at
Centenary Hall, Sacred Heart Church, Essendene Road Caterham CR3 5PA
Contact Gill English info@escs.org.uk

Hurst Green Singers
SATB choir. About 60 singers. Rehearsals from September to May to prepare for twice yearly choral concerts. The rehearsals take place from 8pm on Tuesday evenings at St. John’s Church in Hurst Green. No auditions but it helps if you can read music.

For further information contact:
Maureen Littlewood
3 Uplands,
Rockfield Road,
Oxted, Surrey RH8 0HA
Telephone: 01883 715763
E-mail: maureenlittlewood@scc .polfed.org

Lingfield Silver Band
Brass Band which practises once a week and performs locally at concerts and fetes and at bandstands in the South East. Open to people of all ages.

For further Information Contact:
Julie Scrace
139 Hollon Lane
Telephone: 01342 833 400

The North Downs Consort
Chamber Choir for people over the age of 18. The Choir meet at St Swintuns Church, Purley on Mondays at 8pm

For further information contact:
Martin Levie
13 Gresham Road,
Telephone: 01883 722624

Nutfield Parish Church Choir
The Choir meets in the Parish Church of Saints Peter Paul on Sundays. They regularly do choral services. The group is for people aged 11 upwards. The choir sings some fine music and the performances are open to all.
Organist and Master of the Choristers:
Charles Thompson BA 01737 822956

Oxted Operatic Society
Perform musical productions at the Barn Theatre in Oxted, the society is open to people from the age of 11 years.

For further information contact:
Glenn Gershkoff
11 Tatham Court
Chippendale Road
West Sussex
RH11 9LW
Telephone: 07866 341893

Oxted and Limpsfield Choral Society
Choral singing of Oratorios and similar, also traditional and twentieth century songs, with public performances during the year. The group is open to people 15 years+.
Meets every Monday,
7.45pm Oxted United Reformed Church, Bluehouse Lane

For further information contact:
Ian Maple (Chairman)
41 Highfields Road
Edenbridge TN8 6JW

Oxted and Limpsfield Music Society
The Society promotes chamber music concerts, solo recitals and ensembles, by internationally acclaimed musicians. Most concerts are held at Hazelwood School Theatre, Wolfs Hill, Limpsfield. They are open to members or non-members. There is an additional programme for members.

For further information contact
Mrs Pat Cruddas,
28 Park Road, Oxted, RH8 0AW
Telephone: 01883 714630

For current details, see the O&L Music Society www,limpsfield.net


Oxted Band
Brass band for musicians of all ages and abilities including learners. The band practices twice a week, and put on performances in concerts and numerous other engagements. The re-formed youth band (from age 7) also welcomes new members. Training/rehearsals take place at:
The Bandroom,
Mill Lane
Hurst Green
on Monday and Thursday evenings.

For further information contact:
Dave Relf 07958 708775

The Phoenix Singers
Edenbridge based choir of about 40 singers. Performs in East Surrey and Kent. Gershwin, Brahms, Mozart, Handel, Saint-Sa
ëns, Rutter and Fauré.

For further information contact:
Trish Gray 01892 770224

Robert Bouffler Music Trust
The trust helps students to buy brass, woodwind and stringed instruments and has two pianos currently on long-term loan to young pianists. We are able to help with obtaining and affording musical tuition and can arrange and pay for repairs to instruments or simply help with buying expensive sheet music.

An important and expensive part of the support for young musicians is to promote local concerts and workshops which give young performers a chance to meet and work with professional musicians and to perform in public in front of a paying audience.
For further details contact:
Mrs Sue Simpson
8 Queens Park Road
Telephone: 01883 347120
E-mail: Sue Simpson

South Nutfield Choral Society
The South Nutfield Choral Society plan and produce their own concerts which they perform to local audiences. They also take part in other musical events and festivals. The choir is open to people age 11+.
Meetings/rehearsals take place at:
Christ Church Community Centre
South Nutfield

For further information contact:
Dr Alice Gaynor FRCA
Clay Lane
South Nutfield
Telephone: 01737 430 184

Surrey Opera
Open to singers of all ages. For further information contact:
Fay Trent
4 Godstone Road
Old Oxted
Telephone: 01883 713 183

South East Surrey Area Windband
The band is for 11-18 year olds that are receiving music tuition, the band play together to further musical knowledge. Rehearsals take place on Thursdays at St. Catherine’s School in Bletchingley 6pm-8pm.

For further information contact:
Roberta Clarke
37 Campbell Road
Telephone: 01883 345383

The Garland Singers
The Garland Singers  are a singing repertoire of religious music in Cathedrals, Churches and concert venues. The group hold regular rehearsals at the Old Coulsdon Congregational Church on Tuesday evenings  7.30-9.00pm. The group is open to people of all ages.

For further information contact:
Robert Soper (Musical Director)
15 Benham Close,
Telephone: 01737 555688


White House Naturist Club
Family naturist club in the Caterham valley founded in 1933, run by its members for relaxation, sports, social events. Good facilities including all year swimming, sauna, tennis, badminton, children's play areas, licensed bar. Genuine naturists welcome.

For further information contact: Bronwen
07952 788377 info@whitehouseclub.org.uk


Limpsfield & Oxted District
Horticultural Society
Meets on the first Wednesday every month. Find out everything from starting off your seeds to pruning established trees in your garden. Every month will have you entertained with an experienced and qualified speaker on an abundance on topics! There is a raffle, monthly competition i.e. cut flowers, tea & coffee break with a gardeners questions time! Membership £7 for the year - saving £5. Venue: Red Cross Hall opposite Tandridge

For further information contact:
Mrs Jenny Deakin 01883 715496 lodhsgardens@live.co.uk


Miller Centre Players
Miller Centre Players run workshops and acting courses for people aged 11 and over they also specialise in back stage work and costume hire.
Rehearsals are held on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

For further information contact:
Tony Neale
147 Hayes Lane
Telephone: 0208 660 9157

Oxted & Limpsfield Barn Theatre Company Ltd
Theatre for Hire

For further information contact:
Bruce Reed,
Adminstrative Office
15a High Street,
TN16 1RA
Telephone: 01959 561811
www.barntheatreoxted.co.uk or e-mail barntheatre@btinternet.com

The Oxted Players
The Oxted Players are an amateur group with workshops open to people of all ages and abilities. The produce group plays, pantomimes and also perform at festivals. Rehearsals and performances take place at
The Barn Theatre
Bluehouse Lane

    * Membership Fees:
    * Students: £5.00
    * Individual: £10.00
    * Family: £20.00
    * Associate: £10.00

For further information contact:
Muriel Lister
4 Hoskins Road
Telephone: 01883 717754

Tatsfield Drama Group
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Chaldon Amateur Dramatic Society
This group specialise in amateur drama and is open to adults only.

For further information contact:
Linda Oakes,
50 Leazes Avenue,
Telephone: 01883 345146

Lingfield & Dormansland Community Centre
Houses a wide range of classes (private & community), societies, clubs, dance groups and workshops open to people of all ages.

For further information contact:
Hilary Wilkins (Centre Manager)
Lingfield & Dormansland
Community Centre
Lingfield High Street,
RH7 6AB.
Telephone: 01342 833893

Maureen Brown School of Dancing
Open to people of all ages, the School specialise in ballet, tap, modern, jazz classes for children, and tap and jazz classes for adults. Membership fees depend on the class being taken.
Classes take place everyday at
The Caterham Centre,
Godstone Road,
And also (Fridays only) at
Merstham Village Hall,
Station Road North,

For further information contact:
Maureen Brown
4 Stafford Close
Telephone: 01883 348 196

The Orpheus Centre
This is a residential performing art centre, offering adults and people with special needs the opportunity to participate in short courses in drama and theatre arts. The centre offers performing arts courses and activities all the year round at their purpose built centre.

For further information contact:
Mr John Kelly
The Orpheus Centre
North Park Lane
Telephone: 01883 744664


Barbara Brunsdon
Local artist/photographer interested in public art of a temporary nature.

For further information contact:
Barbara Brunsdon
17 Highfield Road
Telephone: 01883 345 004

East Surrey Community Learning
They provide a variety of arts and craft courses and workshops for people aged 16+ also they take part in exhibitions.

For further information contact:
The Bletchingley Community Learning Centre
Stychens Lane
Telephone 01883 740593

Tandridge Art Society
The society has a varied and exciting programme of talks, demonstrations and workshops covering all media. There is an annual exhibition which is usually held in April. Annual membership is £22 and open to ANYONE interested in the visual arts. Guests are made very welcome at the cost of £3.00.
Meets once a month on Tuesday evenings at 8pm.
Venue: The Soper Hall, Harestone Valley Rd, Caterham CR3 6HY

For further information contact Linda Wallis Phone: 01883 342486
E-mail: tasadmin@virginmedia.com

Oxted Art Group
We are an informal and enthusiastic group of local people who all share an interest in visual art. We are of mixed abilities and enjoy a varied programme. Visitors and new members are always welcome. Meets Mondays 7.30pm
Contact: 01883 714724 oxtedartgroup@yahoo.co.uk
Venue: The Methodist Church Hall, Hurstlands, Hurst Green RH8 0HG
Website: www.surreycommunity.info/oxtedartgroup

Caterham Art Group
Activities such as demonstration of art, slide shows, critiques, practical evenings and exhibitions take place.
The Group is for adults only and meets on the
3rd  Wednesday of each month at
The Douglas Brunton Centre,
Chaldon Road,

For further information contact the Hon. Sec.:
Stella Hunt,
3 Portley Lane
Telephone: 01883 346729

Limpsfield Decorative
and Fine Arts Society
LDFAS is concerned with the cultivation, appreciation and study of the decorative and fine arts and with the provision of assistance towards the preservation of our artistic heritage. It is a member society of the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies (NADFAS) and is affiliated to
NADFAS East Surrey Area

For further information see LDFAS’ Web page here or contact
Rosemary Buchan, Chairman
Telephone: 01883 722294 rb@buchans.org.uk or Lynda Boland, Membership Secretary
Telephone: 01883 652606 lyndland@gmail.com

Tandridge Handicraft Society
embers, of all ages and abilities, meet to enjoy and encourage every kind of craft. Embroidery, needlepoint, patchwork, quilting, beadwork, knitting, crochet, lace-making, appliqué, and more.  Weekly meetings during term time, monthly talks & demonstrations, workshops & outings.

Meets Mondays 1.30-4.30pm term time.

Venue: The Woodhouse Centre, opposite Tandridge Leisure Centre, Oxted

Contact: 01883 714658
Web-site here.

Oxted Children’s Book Group
The group organises Author/illustrator visits to local schools, half term workshops on book related themes. Also the arrange open sessions at the Library. The group is for children and young people up to the age of 18.

For further information contact:
Gina Mullet
9 Chalkpit Lane,
Telephone: 01883 382 566

Hot House Ceramics
Specialise in ceramic ad glass painting, workshops are open to people of all ages.

For further information contact:
Mrs T A Blood
Eastbourne Road,
Blindley Heat
Telephone: 01342 892327

Tollers Design Centre
Runs a range of classes and courses for people of all ages. Specialises in visual arts, crafts, textiles, fine art and many more!

For further information contact:
Jean Hammond
Tollers Design Centre,
Tollers Farm (West Gate),
Drive Road,
Old Coulsdon,
Telephone: 01737 557673


The Oxted & District History Society
Brings together those with an interest in general history and local history to widen their knowledge. The Society holds fortnightly lectures from October to March. Meetings start at 8pm at the Oxted United Reformed Church, Bluehouse Lane. A subscription of £12 per head is payable at the first meeting attended.

Details of forthcoming meeting will be found on limpsfield.net

For further information click to contact the Chairman, Mr. Pat Alderton,
9 Beatrice Road, Oxted, Surrey RH8 0PZ 01883 730976. E-mail: Pat Alderton

The Surrey Industrial History Group (SIHG) is a group of the Surrey Archaeological Society (SAS) with a membership approaching two hundred. It grew out of an adult education course on industrial archaeology held at the University of Surrey in 1975 and has remained closely associated with this continuing lecture series. It holds other meetings, arranges visits in Surrey and farther afield, carries out research, recording and restoration projects and produces occasional publications and a regular newsletter.


Tandridge Photographic Society
This group specialises in all aspects of photography, including dark room and digital. The group also regularly take park in external competitions as well as internal ones. The group is open to people aged 11 and over.

The group meets every Thursday between September and May.
Venue: The White Hart Barn,
Bay Path (adjacent to the White Hart Beefeater Restaurant),
Godstone, RH9 8DY

On the first Thursday every month, the group meets in 1st Godstone Scouts HQ, The Endeavour,
The Green, Godstone, RH9 8DY

Prospective new members are welcome to attend a few meetings to see what they do. Visitors are welcome to any of the meetings. Visitors and guests are asked to pay a fee of £3 to cover venue and speaker costs.

Contact: John Nathan,

Full information about the Society and the current Programme of Events can be found on


Oxted Contry Market
Every Thursday 10.00 - 11.30am.
A co-operative market selling
home-made cakes and savouries, preserves, eggs, home-grown veg, plants and a variety of crafts.  Orders taken. Tea/coffee served; take a seat and meet friends!

For further information contact:
Mrs Bernie Kemp
Telephone: 01432 892503
E-mail: bernie.kemp@virgin.net
Venue: Red Cross Centre,
Hoskins Road, Oxted
(behind the Leisure Centre).

Oxted & Limpsfield Residents Group
Local development issues and how residents can help.

An active website campaigning to save Oxted’s Greenbelt.
E-mail: saveoxtedsgreenbelt@gmail .com

Crabwood comprises 22 self contained, unfurnished flats in 13 Bluehouse Lane, Oxted, Surrey. RH8 0UA. They are rented to independent elderly people with local connections. The flats are owned by The Oxted, Limpsfield and District Housing Association which is a Charitable Housing Association.
Contact: The Manager
07963 669 452

Oxted and District Junior Football Club
If you are between 6 and 8 years old and would like to play football with a team every Sunday, Oxted Mini League is a fun place to start. Venue: Bushey Croft playing fields. Contact: Lynn White, 20 Meadowlands, Holland, Oxted 01342 321234
E-mail: Lynn.White@willdata.com

Surrey County Wardrobe
A wonderful collection of costumes for hire by schools, amateur dramatic groups, youth theatres and private individuals.

Surrey County Wardrobe
Westfield Primary School
Bonsey Lane
Woking, Surrey
GU22 9PR
Telephone: 01483 721697 for more information or to arrange a visit.

County Music Centre
They have 5 music centres across Surrey providing lessons in music and dance  to over 8 thousand pupils. Through Arts Officers they provide a range of experiences in drama, dance and visual arts. Also they have the county wardrobe which has over 5,000 different costumes to hire. They also have a performing arts library in Dorking. The County Music Centre is open to people from any age group.

For further information contact:
Keith Willis,
County Music Centre,
Westfield Primary School,
Bonsey Lane,
GU22 9PR
Telephone: 01483 728 711
Fax: 01483 725980

The next Bluehouse Lunch for Men.  Date to be announced. Book by ’phoning the Church Office on 730406 (subsequently pressing 12 when instructed) and leave a message. Or speak to Mrs Christine Kirk, the Church Administrator. If you later find yourself unable to come, please let her know so that the place can be allocated to someone else The lunch is open to all men in the district. There is no club to join nor any qualification required.
Cost is £6. Time 12.30pm for 1.00pm Mention this web-site - tandridge-dot-info

Local Links

Unofficial Limpsfield site Local info and issues

Oxted United Reformed Church
Considerably extended. Now Available for meetings,conferences etc. Office: 01883 730406
Rev.Adrian Skelton: urcskelton@postmaster.co.uk


TVSC is a collection of voluntary members who provide support of many kind. Members are firms, individuals, societies, clubs. Offered are car service, disability advice, care for the elderly and you can even get cheap photocopying, laminating, security cards word processing, OHP equipment hire etc
Oxted Office Manager - Norman Exall
01883 722593 E-mail: Tandridge Voluntary Service Council

Tandridge Leisure Centre
Tandridge Leisure Centre, de Stafford Sports Centre

Other Links if you are interested in the Arts

Surrey County Arts
Westfield School, Bonsey Lane, Woking Surrey GU22 9PR
01483 728711/725980 surreycountyarts@surreycc.gov.uk

Music Contact Arts Centre
Dance 01483 776128 sca. dance@surreycc. gov. uk
Drama 01483 751537 sca.drama@surreycc.gov.uk
Visual 01483 757258 sca.visual@surreycc.gov.uk

Westfield School Bonsey Lane Woking Surrey GU22 9PR
01483 721697 sca.wardrobe@surreycc.gov.uk

Arts Library
Denbies Wine Estate London Road Dorking Surrey RH5 6AA
tel:01306 887509 tel: 01306 875074 performing.arts@surreycc.gov.uk

Surrey County Arts East Longmead Centre Holland Close Redhill Surrey RH1 1HT
 tel: 01737 778890 tel: 01737 780380 sca.east@surreycc,gov.uk

Surrey County Arts Mid Woodville School Woodville Road Leatherhead Surrey KT22 7BP
 tel: 01372 370294 tel: 01372 361218 sca.mid@surreycc.gov. uk

Surrey County Arts North The Oast House 36 Kingston Road Staines Middx TW18 4LN
tel: 01784 463844 tel: 01784 464423 sca.north@surreycc.gov.uk

Surrey County Arts Southwest 6 Gosden Common Bramley Guildford Surrey GU5 OAD
tel: 01483 894379 tel: 01483 894928 sca.southwest@surreycc,gov.uk

Surrey County Arts West Westfield School Bonsey Lane Woking Surrey GU22 9PR
tel: 01483 761039 tel: 01483 725980 sca.west@surreycc.gov.uk


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