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

September, 2011

Actor Oliver Reed's former Cranleigh home for sale – amateur graffiti and all

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This sprawling grade II listed country house is thought to date back to the 16th century with beautiful period features – oh, and initials burnt in to the wood work by the late Oliver Reed, who once resided there. This sprawling grade II listed country...

World War Z zombie invasion at Dunsfold Park

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Visitors to Dunsfold Park have become accustomed to spotting international film stars, supercars sliding through Gambon and Surrey Air Ambulance launching but zombies remain a more unusual sight. Visitors to Dunsfold Park have become accustomed to spotting...

Stunned by the autistic genius pianist Derek Paravacini

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Some may have seen the piece on BBC Breakfast this morning about the astonishing Derek Paravacini. Despite being blind and severely autistic, Derek has a unique talent that has stunned the music world... Some may have seen the piece on BBC Breakfast this...

Pennyhill Park's The Latymer only new restaurant in Britain to be awarded five AA rosettes

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Congratulations to The Latymer restaurant at Pennyhill Park in Bagshot, which has become the only new recipient of five AA rosettes across Britain this year Congratulations to The Latymer restaurant at Pennyhill Park in Bagshot , which has become the...

Ruins in Surrey... Waverley Abbey, St Catherine's Chapel, Newark Priory and Leptis Magna

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Explorations as a Surrey Life writer take you from restaurant reviews and celebrity interviews one minute to underwater ballrooms and hunting for film locations the next, but I continue to have a weird fascination with things that haven't quite disappeared...

Brockham named Surrey Village of the Year 2011

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Brockham has been named Surrey Village of the Year 2011 at an award ceremony held in last year's winner Tatsfield's village hall. Brockham has been named Surrey Village of the Year 2011 at an award ceremony held in last year’s winner Tatsfield’s...

How magazine interviews work: Surrey Life's latest with Newton Faulkner and Lewis Hamilton

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Two very different interviews for Surrey Life for September's magazine, as a leisurely chat with Surrey songsmith Newton Faulkner contrasted dramatically with a blink and you'll miss it meeting with F1 star Lewis Hamilton. Two very different Surrey Life...

Food and wine matching dinner at The Inn @ West End

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To The Inn @ West End last night where, not satisfied with seemingly being named Surrey dining pub of the year forever, they've decided to open their own wine store, too (to complement an already diverse and thoroughly studied wine list). To The Inn ...

From Surrey to New Zealand: our county's Rugby World Cup connections

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Martin Johnson and the England team have flown out to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup with heightened expectations as Six Nations Champions and they've taken a number of Surrey connections with them… Martin Johnson and the England team have flown...

An appetite for distraction with GnR legend Slash to visit Guitar Guitar, Epsom

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From Stoke to LA and onto... Epsom! Legendary former Guns N' Roses six-stringer Slash will be making an appearance at the official opening of the new Guitar Guitar store in Epsom on Thursday September 15, from 2:30pm to 5pm. From Stoke to LA and onto...