1. Gazebos on a meadow.

    Top tips on how to live a healthier, greener and more sustainable life 

    ‘Recycle, reuse and repair’ is the theme for Farnham’s Sustainability Festival on Sunday 11 June at Gostrey Meadow.

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  2. Male guitarist and female singing.

    Music in the Meadow Returns 

    Relaxing, laid-back Sunday afternoons are set to return to Gostrey Meadow with the arrival of Music in the Meadow on Sunday 28 May from 3-5pm.  

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  3. West Street Market

    Arrangements for access to West Street on 21 May

    Read about changes to the traffic management measures which will be in place on Sunday for the West Street Artists and Makers market.

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  4. Group of people standing on a bridge with trees in background.

    Put your best foot forward and join Farnham’s Walking Festival

    Walkers are in for something special at this year’s Farnham Walking Festival which runs from 13 May to 4 June. 

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  5. Adult female holding a child and a litter pick. Young girl holding a black sack.

    People volunteer at The Big Help Out 

    Around 100 volunteers rounded off the Coronation weekend by coming together to make a difference. 

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  6. Town crier and Mayor on stage.

    Hundreds attend spectacular Coronation day event 

    Hundreds of people flocked to Farnham’s Coronation celebration on Saturday which was organised by Farnham Town Council. 

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  7. Group of people standing.

    Farnham gets ready to bloom in 2023 

    Farnham Town Council is aiming high at this year’s South and South East in Bloom competition. 

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  8. Group of children and adults in outside space.

    Kids discover the joy of nature

    Over 100 children learned about the importance of nature and the environment at the Bloomin’ Kids Gardening Workshops this Easter.

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  9. Two females. One holding a trophy.

    Millie flies high with top award!

    Farnham Town Council is thrilled to announce that one of their very own has been named ‘Apprentice of the Year’ at the prestigious Great British Business and Community Awards ceremony. 

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  10. Walkers walking through a forest

    Put your best foot forward at the Farnham Walking Festival 

    Farnham’s annual Walking Festival is set to return from 13 May to 4 June.

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  11. Aerial photo of people in a park

    Farnham plans to celebrate the King’s coronation

    Farnham is gearing up to celebrate the King’s coronation with a weekend of events centred around Gostrey Meadow, and street parties across the town.

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  12. Group of people including town criers in uniform.

    Lots to shout about in search for new town crier

    Three candidates who made it onto the shortlist to be Farnham‘s new town crier were put through their paces on Saturday. 

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  13. Two rows of people wearing medals on green ribbons.

    Recognition for Farnham’s community heroes and heroines

    Farnham Town Council is proud to announce that 17 individuals have been awarded Services to Farnham awards in recognition of their outstanding service to the community.

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  14. HRH The Duke of Edinburgh talking to a small group of people

    Long-serving team member officially retires

    Farnham Town Council has marked the official retirement of Robin Cooper, a valued member of its outside workforce team after 26 years.

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  15. Aerial view of people milling amongst an art installation made up of a series of cones.

    Passers-by invited to touch, spin and interact with new artwork

    A new piece of public art has been unveiled by the Mayor of Farnham off Longbridge in central Farnham. 

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  16. Group of people in high visibility vests holding litter pickers

    Interest blooms at Community Fair

    The first weekend of spring was the perfect time for the Farnham in Bloom Community Group to hold its annual volunteers’ fair. Nine environmentally themed community groups organised activities which included planting sunflower seeds and plug pla...

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  17. Large group of adults and children.

    His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visits Farnham

    The Duke of Edinburgh visited Farnham, Surrey on Monday (20 March) to plant the 70th and final tree in an avenue that was created to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen. 

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  18. Three males standing inside a small marquee.

    Farnham Town Council invites people to volunteer for the environment

    Farnham Town Council is inviting people to get involved in its award-winning Farnham in Bloom campaign by volunteering for the environment.

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  19. Female sitting on a grey sofa and talking to an audience.

    Dame Jacqueline Wilson closes the Farnham Literary Festival 

    The 2023 Farnham Literary Festival was brought to a triumphant conclusion on Sunday with a sell-out talk by the much-loved author Dame Jacqueline Wilson. 

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  20. Group of schoolchildren with the Mayor and Deputy Lieutenant

    Farnham Town Council raises the flag for Commonwealth Day

    The Mayor of Farnham, dignitaries and community leaders gathered outside the Town Hall on 13 March for a flag-raising ceremony to mark Commonwealth Day 2023. 

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  21. Exterior of Victorian red office building with church next door.

    Farnham electors invited to Annual Town Meeting

    Farnham's Annual Town Meeting is set to take place on Thursday 23 March at 7pm in the Barley Room at the Farnham Maltings.

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  22. Male sitting on a sofa speaking into a microphone

    Actor Christopher Biggins opens Farnham Literary Festival

    The Farnham Literary Festival launched in style on Friday with a literary variety show hosted by the well-known actor and presenter Christopher Biggins. The launch event gave the audience a taste of what's to come in the festival, which runs until 12...

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  23. Group of musicians and the Mayor on stage.

    Surprise guest performs at Music in the Vineyard

    Music in the Vineyard was a smashing success on Sunday with music enthusiasts gathering for an afternoon of great tunes and surprises!

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  24. Group of walkers standing in field listening to walk guide.

    Volunteer walk leaders wanted for Walking Festival

    Farnham Town Council is looking for enthusiastic volunteer walk leaders for this year’s Farnham Walking Festival.

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  25. Farnham Literary Festival logo

    Tickets are on sale for Farnham Literary Festival

    Bookings are being taken for events and activities at this year’s Farnham Literary Festival which is a celebration of literature in all its forms

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  26. Artist's impression of a garden

    Hale chapels to be given a new lease of life

    Work has started to create a new garden of remembrance in Upper Hale.

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  27. Seven piece band sitting down playing musical instruments

    Music in the Vineyard returns

    Lovers of live music and those wanting to banish the winter blues for the afternoon can enjoy two hours of free music by the Vic Cracknell Swing Band on Sunday 29 January.

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  28. Town Councillor Vacancy in the Bourne ward

    Farnham Town Council is inviting applications for the co-option of a new councillor for the Bourne ward following the death of Councillor Roger Blishen.   To apply, candidates will need to complete and submit an application form b...

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  29. Christmas Market crowd of people walking around the market

    Shoppers brave the freeze at Christmas Market

    A few light flakes of snow and frost on the trees gave Farnham’s Christmas Market an extra festive feel on Sunday.

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  30. South Street Trust logo

    Grant funding for arts educational activities in Farnham deadline

    The deadline for South Street Trust grants, the dedicated fund for arts activities in Farnham, is coming soon.

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  31. Choir of young people in a church.

    Farnham Youth Choir leave congregation in awe

    A performance from Farnham Youth Choir left the congregation at St Andrew’s Church in awe at the Civic Christmas Carol Service on Wednesday 7 December. For the tenth year, the choir performed arrangements of traditional carols and seasonal choral p...

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  32. Street scene with wooden directional sign and flowers

    Notice of vacancy

    Notice of vacancy for the Bourne ward.

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  33. Father Christmas handing a gift to a young girl

    Farnham Christmas Market comes to town on 11 December

    The ever-popular Farnham Christmas Market is set for Sunday 11 December from 10am in Farnham town centre.

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  34. Male and female holding a large cheque

    Apply now for a community grant

    There is still time to apply for a community grant from Farnham Town Council but time is running out. 

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  35. Group of people with Mayor front centre.

    Nominate your Farnham hero today

    Farnham Town Council would like to hear about more local heroes as the deadline approaches for nominations to the Services to Farnham Awards.

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  36. People huddled together on a stage.

    TV star Anita Dobson switches on Farnham’s Christmas lights

    TV star and EastEnders legend, Anita Dobson brought showbiz sparkle to Farnham when she switched on the Christmas lights on Saturday (19 November) in Gostrey Meadow.

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  37. Exterior of Victorian red office building with church next door.

    Farnham Town Council signs Civility and Respect Pledge 

    Farnham Town Council has agreed to sign a Civility and Respect Pledge promising to put civility and respect at the top of the agenda and to support positive cultural change for the local council sector. 

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  38. Group of people in high visibility waistcoats holding sacks and litter picks

    Litter pickers thanked for smartening up town for Remembrance Day

    Farnham looked suitably smart in time for last weekend’s Remembrance Sunday commemorations thanks to an army of volunteer litter pickers.

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  39. Snowy scene of a Christmas tree and ballerina on a shop window

    See the stunning snow scenes in Farnham’s shop windows 

    Christmas shoppers in Farnham can expect a visual treat as over 20 local shops have signed up to host stunning snow scenes on their windows.

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  40. Remembrance Sunday parade

    Crowds gather for Remembrance Day in Farnham

    Farnham’s Remembrance Sunday parade and service (on 13 November) drew crowds of local people who lined the streets to pay tribute to the service men and women who have given their lives in the course of their duties.

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