Archives August 2022

  1. People in a crowded market place.

    Farnham Food and Drink Festival offers fun and free day out

    Farnham town centre is set to be taken over by the Farnham Food and Drink Festival on Sunday 25 September. The hugely successful festival, which is organised by Farnham Town Council and supported by Gold sponsors the Bush Hotel, Farnham Veterina...

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  2. Two males unveil a plaque

    New plaques are unveiled on the Famous Names of Farnham wall

    Two new names have been revealed this summer on the Famous Names of Farnham wall in South Street. The wall features plaques bearing the names of men and women connected with Farnham who have achieved great things. Family and friends gathered in So...

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  3. Juggler spinning a hat. Children watching.

    Ukrainian visitors invite locals to join them at free Independence Day of Ukraine event 

    Ukrainian guests living in the Farnham area will host a family-friendly community event in Gostrey Meadow on 24 August to thank the people of Farnham for their hospitality. They are inviting local people to join them at the free afternoon of food, ch...

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  4. friends enjoying farnham gin and fizz festival

    Tickets on sale now for Farnham’s Gin and Fizz Festival 2022

    Tickets are available to buy now for Farnham’s Gin and Fizz Festival which takes place on Saturday 17 September at a new location, The Kiln in Badshot Lea. Tickets can be purchased at www.farnham.gov.uk/gin-festival. “Our last gin festival pro...

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  5. Male and female holding a large cheque

    Disabled young people benefit from grant for summer youth scheme

    The Mayor of Farnham presented a grant of £1,500 to Challengers, the local disability charity which provides play, fun and builds friendships for children aged 2 to 18. The funding is for Challengers’ summer youth scheme for Farnham. “Challen...

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  6. Stunt riders

    Extreme bike tricks leaves Farnham audience mesmerised

    The stars of the Extreme Mountain Bike Show wowed an audience of hundreds of local children and young people in Gostrey Meadow (on 10 August) at their live show. Despite the scorching heat, the team of world class stunt riders led by British and Euro...

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  7. Paper plates of beans from the allotment.

    Allotment holders invited to show off produce at Farnham’s Allotment Show

    Allotment holders are invited to enter their prize produce to this year’s Allotment Show. The deadline for entering is 25 August and the show itself takes place in Gostrey Meadow on 4 September. “Allotment holders are getting used to nurturing...

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  8. aerial shot of man on skateboard

    Free extreme sports show and coaching sessions 

    Team Extreme, the skate and BMX display team that recently featured on television’s The Games, will come to Farnham on 31 August. They will perform their stunning ramp show and run coaching workshops for children and young people to brush up on the...

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  9. Winter scene of town centre park. Wooden bridge in foreground, trees, buildings and bandstand in background. Blue sky.

    Green Flag accreditation for Gostrey Meadow

    Gostrey Meadow has retained its Green Flag Award for another year, signifying the park is a well managed green space that benefits people and the environment. Farnham Town Council, which manages Gostrey Meadow, says this year’s award is particularl...

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