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Welcome to Farnham Town Council's e newsletter. The Farnham update aims to keep you informed about local news, services, local events and special offers for readers.

Thank you for your interest.

Iain Lynch, Town Clerk
On behalf of Farnham Town Council


Your Town Councillors

Thursday’s elections saw some new faces being elected to represent residents in the Farnham Town Council area.

Find out the names and contact details for your local councillors.


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Meet the producer

If you enjoy visiting the Farmers’ Market and would like to know more about the producers, see our new Meet the producer feature.

Our first profile is on Seale Nurseries.

The next Farmers' market takes place in the central car park Victoria Road, Farnham on Sunday 24th May 10am-1.30pm


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Is your garden a secret?

We are looking for shop fronts bedecked with floral arrangements, imaginative front and back gardens, wildlife havens, beautiful courtyards, pub gardens with a difference and creative hanging baskets and containers. If you have what we are looking for, why not enter our Secret Garden competition and win £50 of gardening vouchers?
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Funding for local groups

Farnham Town Council has awarded £54,000 to local groups and organisations.

Find out how the Bishop’s Meadow Trust plans to spend its grant of £1,000 and how the Hoppa Community Transport service runs five days a week now thanks to a £10,000 grant.

Small grants up to £200 are still available for local community projects. Email

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Things to do this half term

Love your zoo week trail and flamingo bingo at Birdworld

Discover printing techniques at the Museum of Farnham

New cycling activity trail at Alice Holt or discover Farnham Park

Special offer: Two for one Birdworld tickets. Print your voucher here.
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Community news

The local community is thriving in Farnham with news, activities and events taking place throughout the year. Find out what is happening including:-
The Hedgehogs photography competition for their 2016 calendar.
Meet the police face to face at Farnham Town Council's offices, 11am every Thursday morning

Share your community news by sending us your press releases for inclusion on the page.

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Chapel receives a facelift

The refurbishment of West Street Chapel has recently been completed and is now the studio for a local artist.

Read more about the artist and the project that has given the chapel a new lease of life.


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Farnham Town Council's green fingers

Ever wondered who plants up Farnham’s hanging baskets. See behind the scenes of Farnham in Bloom.

Greenhouse Open Day, Wednesday 27th May, West Street



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Coming Up ...

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Monday 25 May 2015


Rowledge Village Fayre

Running for over thirty years, the Rowledge Village Fayre is held in the heart of the village on the Spring Bank Holiday Monday, 12 noon.
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Sunday 31 May 2015


Music in the Meadow

First of the summer season. With music from The Revivals Band and refreshments provided by Farnham Explorers. See the line-up for 2015

Gostrey Meadow 3-5pm.
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Monday 22 June 2015


Armed Forces week

Show support for the British Armed Forces by joining the Mayor of Farnham at the town’s flag-raising ceremony. 10-11am Monday 22nd June.


Copyright David Fisher AFCC

Saturday 27 June 2015


Farnham carnival

Organised by the Farnham Lions and the Hedgehogs, this community event consists of two parts. Fun for all the family in Gostrey meadow from 2pm-9pm and the vibrant procession around town starting at 6pm. "Waterloo" is the theme for 2015.

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Sunday 28 June 2015


Picnic in the Park

We’ll provide the live music, food and drink and our principal sponsor, The Duke of Cambridge in Tilford will bring their passion for al fresco dining to the day by providing ‘Prosecco and a Picnic’. With every picnic bought automatically entering you into their competition to win a fantastic mystery prize!
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Sunday 28 June 2015

Wrecclesham Village Fete

Held at Wrecclesham Recreation Ground, 2- 5pm
Rural Life Centre, copyright RLC

Sunday 28 June 2015


Romany Day, The Rural Life Centre

Join this family friendly day to celebrate the art and culture of the Gypsy wagon, try some Gypsy food and find out about Gypsies in the past.
Hale carnival masks 2014, copyright Hale carnival

Saturday 4 July 2015

Hale fete and carnival

The Hale carnival and fete are held annually on the first Saturday in July from 2pm until 10pm. It is held on the Hale Recreation Ground, off Upper Hale Road, Farnham.
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Sunday 5 July 2015


Farnham Charity Bike Ride

Explore the stunning local countryside on one of four routes suitable for all ages and abilities, from 16-75 miles! This charity event is organised by Farnham's Round Table and the PTA of St Andrew's School.
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Saturday 18 July 2015


The Bourne Show

A great afternoon for all the family on Bourne Green. 12.30pm-5pm.
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