June, 2011 - A ramble through Surrey - Surrey Life - Archant Community

June, 2011

Polo Rocks with the Faces at Hurtwood Park, Ewhurst

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Right about now, drummer Kenney Jones and guitarist Ronnie Wood are probably about to settle down at singer Mick Hucknall's house by Burhill Golf Course in Walton-on-Thames to wrestle over the latest Faces set list. Right about now, drummer Kenney Jones...

Better keep pedalling Australia, the Surrey puma is going to get you!

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When I was travelling in Australia, our antipodean brothers and sisters' favourite joke to pull on fresh, usually English, meat was to recount tales of dangerous drop bears - unusually large, vicious, carnivorous koalas - over boxes of cheap wine. Payback...

Guildford Cathedral: architecture for art

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Celebrating its golden jubilee year, the vaulted nave continues to inspire and is, as it turns out, absolutely perfect for showcasing art - the building's simple but powerful lines currently complimenting the latest Surrey Sculpture Society exhibition...

Here's Johnny! Depp casts dark shadows across Surrey

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Well, they do say Elmbridge is the Beverly Hills of the UK but at this rate they may as well just bring the Hollywood sign to Surrey with them. Well, they do say Elmbridge is the Beverly Hills of the UK but at this rate they may as well just bring the...

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee to start at the Epsom Derby… next year

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The Queen will begin her Diamond Jubilee celebrations next year by attending the Epsom Derby, on Saturday June 2, Buckingham Palace announced yesterday. The Queen will begin her Diamond Jubilee celebrations next year by attending the Epsom Derby, on Saturday...

Surrey: home to the richest people and properties (well, apart from London)

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If you've managed to catch up with Surrey's Richest 50 in June's Surrey Life magazine already, you'll be aware that tough times for many haven't exactly translated to our county's wealthiest residents. If you’ve managed to catch up with Surrey’s...