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We hope you are enjoying the warmer weather and are looking forward to the next few weeks of summer.

As the schools finish for the summer break, we have plenty of ideas about how you can entertain your children and grandchildren.

We also have an update on what’s been happening at Farnham Town Council plus a look at what’s coming up.

Please do send us your ideas about what you would like to see included in future newsletters or thoughts on how we could improve our communication.
Enjoy the summer break.

Iain Lynch, Town Clerk
On behalf of Farnham Town Council

Things to do this summer

Looking for ideas and inspiration this summer? Farnham offers great attractions, events and beautiful countryside to explore and enjoy.

Here are just some of the fun things taking place in and around Farnham this summer, whatever the weather.

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Meet the producer

Meet Ben from Dylan’s ice cream. He is busy concocting delicious flavours of ice cream from the abundance of fruit that is currently in season. Ben can be found at Farnham's monthly Farmers' Market.
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Report it!

If you want to report a problem but don’t know who to contact try Report It. This quick and easy to use service will help you to report a variety of issues.
Gostrey Meadow public toilets
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Sandy Hill Bungalow

Halls for Hire

Looking for a venue to hold a party? See our guide to Halls for Hire for details about village halls, community spaces and other types of accommodation that can be hired in and around Farnham.
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Blooming Farnham!

It’s 25 years of Farnham in Bloom and the judges have visited Farnham to judge our entries into the South and South East in Bloom competition. We will find out the result in September. In the meantime, we hope you are enjoying the lovely hanging baskets, troughs and planters that you can see around Farnham. We would like to thank all our sponsors including BBS Ltd, suppliers of MagiMix products.

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Farnham in Bloom float at the carnival 2015

Ideas for Green Fingers

If you have been inspired by Farnham in Bloom, we have plenty of ideas about how you can get involved in making Farnham a better place. Find out more about how to make a bee friendly garden or a wildlife haven. You could join our community group; take part in a litter pick or how about sponsoring a hanging basket as a present for the person in your life who loves flowers?
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Earlier this month, Farnham retailers celebrated Independents’ Day. The town has a fantastic range of independent retailers who offer choice, knowledge and a personal service. If you are looking for a special present or want to treat yourself, why not take a couple of hours to explore what’s on offer from Farnham’s independents.


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Neighbourhood Plan Update

We are meeting with landowners, Natural England and Waverley Borough Council to discuss suitable green spaces that could support the proposals for housing.
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Supporting good causes

Every year we award community grants totalling £54,000. Two organisations we have supported include Farnham Brass Band who received £1,000 to buy a three quarter size tuba and Farnham Cricket Club who have been awarded £2,000 for essential pavilion roof repairs.
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Special offers for e-newsletter subscribers

  • Book the Simply Swing classic 5 piece band and get a free disco for one hour after the band sets end.
  • 10% off a party or event hire charge at the Bungalow. Quote FTC10 to receive the offer.

Coming Up ...

Music in the meadow

Every Sunday from 3-5pm

Free Music in the Meadow

Live music to suit all tastes. See the line-up for the rest of the summer.
Farnham Town Councillors

Thursday 30 July


Farnham Town Council meeting

See the agenda to find out what will be discussed at the Farnham Town Council meeting.
Councillors 2015-19

Sunday 23 August


Farnham Farmers' Market

Pop along to the monthly Farmers' Market for fresh, seasonal, local produce.
Farnham Community Games logo

Monday 31 August


Farnham Community Games

A chance to try out around 40 different sports at the Farnham Community Games.
Heritage Open Days brochure 2015

Thursday 10 to Sunday 13 September


Heritage Open Days

See behind the scenes of some of Farnham’s greatest buildings during this year’s Heritage Open Days.
Italian food market

Friday 11 September


Italian Food market

Recapture memories of summer holidays at the Italian food market.
Food demonstration 2014

Friday 11 to Sunday 27 September


Food festival returns to Farnham

Farnham’s popular two week Feast of Food with its' food festival will return for the seventh year.



Farnham Fotbal Club boots

Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 September


EVRA 2015 (European Veteran Rugby Association Festival)

Hosted by Farnham Rugby Club, the EVRA weekend promises to be a fabulous mix of rugby and entertainment. Farnham residents are welcome and Farnham Town Council will be supporting the tournament and free buses to the event.
Food demonstration 2014

For more events..visit Farnham's event calendar




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