Archives November 2021

  1. Group of people with Mayor front centre.

    Nominate your community hero

    There is still time to nominate your local hero for a Services to Farnham Award. The awards recognise crucial or outstanding service carried out on a voluntary basis to the Farnham community. Winners meet the Mayor of Farnham at a reception where the...

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  2. Crowd of people looking at stage lit up with purple lights

    Abba’s Angels sing for Farnham’s Christmas Lights switch-on

    Record numbers of people welcomed the Farnham Christmas lights switch-on in style on Saturday (20 November) with a Santa’s grotto, bucking reindeer, children’s fun fair rides, snow globe, panto stars and live nativity. Families, couples and gr...

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  3. Arial photo showing stalls at a farmers' market..

    Win a hamper of local produce at this month’s Farmers’ Market

    The Farnham Farmers’ Market is 20 this month and to celebrate this milestone, a prize hamper packed full of goods donated by local producers is up for grabs at the market on Sunday 28 November. Anybody who visits the market in Central car park c...

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  4. An avenue of trees in leaf in Farnham Park

    Financial help for individuals and community projects

    Community groups and local good causes, as well as individuals and families in need, are being encouraged to apply for grants administered by Farnham Town Council. The South Street Trust and the Community Grants fund are suitable for organisations...

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  5. Aerial photo of Remembrance Sunday service

    Farnham remembers at annual remembrance service

    On Sunday 14 November, the Farnham community turned out in force to commemorate the British and Commonwealth servicemen and women who died in the two world wars and later conflicts, at Farnham’s annual remembrance service and parade. A civi...

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  6. Group of school children with Mayor and service personnel at war memorial

    Farnham schools remember

    Children from 15 local schools have taken part in this year’s Farnham Schools’ Remembrance Service at the War memorial in Gostrey Meadow.  The young people watched as Parade Marshall Ian Hunter led the Civic party which included the Mayor...

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  7. Group of children holding plants and a group of adults in front of a greenhouse.

    Bloomin’ Kids have a Marvellous Time!

    Thirty children have taken part in the first Bloomin’ Kids’ Gardening Workshop since the start of the pandemic.  The budding gardeners enjoyed activities such as garlic and onion set planting, seed sowing, terracotta pot painting wit...

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  8. Christmas lights and people in park at dark

    Farnham’s Christmas lights switch-on

    Farnham Town Council has an afternoon of festive family fun lined up for Farnham’s Christmas lights switch-on at Gostrey Meadow on Saturday 20 November.  Starting at 1pm, there will be non-stop live entertainment by 15 local schools and mus...

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  9. Snowy scene painted on a shop window

    Snow windows go viral

    An initiative to encourage people to visit Farnham town centre has gone viral and reached nearly ten million people on social media. The video, which has been watched over 4.5million times by people around the world, shows local artist Tom Baker u...

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  10. Male and female remove a red cloth to reveal a plaque on wall

    Plaque is unveiled to celebrate the life of John Verney

    The Mayor of Farnham has unveiled a plaque on Farnham’s wall of famous names in South Street to commemorate the many talents of the late John Verney.  Family members, friends and admirers of John Verney’s work gathered at the ceremony to cele...

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