There's plenty of indoor and outdoor events and activities available for families in Surrey this week, so you can pick and choose according to the weather or how many layers you are willing to wear! We've picked out the main ones here but don't forget to check our calendar for more.
The weekend starts here
It's the Big Spring Customer Day at The Medicine Garden on Saturday, when there will be taster sessions, displays and more.
Rave-a-Roo takes place at the Ministry of Sound on Saturday and is a daytime mash-up of festival fun for the whole family. with big names, top DJs, a Funky Soft Play room, Disco Ball Games, live stage performances, hosts, confetti mayhem, neon craft, Glow Chill Room, Play Glow toys, UV tattoo station and more.
If you fancy a live show on Saturday, Bird’s Nest Billy at Cranleigh Arts Centre is an adventurous, playful show for 3-7 year olds and their grown-ups. Or you can expect lots of laughing and audience participation with The Jungle Book at The Electric Theatre in Guildford.
The Guildford Baby and Children's Market takes place on Sunday and gives you a chance to pick up a bargain or two.
Wellness Walks at Polesden Lacey aim to help you reflect and recharge, guiding you to stunning viewpoints around the estate. Or, you can take part in an Unseen Spaces Tour at the estate, where you can see rooms that have never been open to the public before.
The History Walk at Claremont Landscape Gardens this week takes you on a journey through time in a garden that was once the playground of royalty.
Buggyfit at Polesden Lacey on Monday is a post natal exercise program that aims to help strengthen and stabilise the post pregnancy body, specifically targeting those weaker muscles. Classes vary each week to always keep exercises interesting and fun in the fabulous fresh air and beautiful grounds of Polesden Lacey.
On Tuesday morning, FREE career coaching sessions are being offered at G Live through Busylizzy. These are aimed at mums returning to work or looking for flexible work and should be booked in advance.
A Mini Me art session at Godstone Farm on Wednesday will give little ones a chance to make a Mother’s Day craft and enjoy some quality time with you.
A Busylizzy coffee morning in Guildford on Wednesday is doubling up as a photograph opportunity; a professional family photographer will be creating a pop-up studio for anyone interested.
A coffee morning and Newbies screening is being held at the Odeon cinema in Guildford on Thursday. The coffee morning is run by Busylizzy and the screening is a cinema session designed for parents/carers and babies.
If your toddler likes the outdoors, why not try Wild Tots at Nower Wood on Thursday or at Newlands Corner on Friday morning. These are sessions of Forest School inspired adventures, stories and discoveries in the woods. Booking is essential but can be on a pay as you go basis.
Buggyfit at Polesden Lacey on Thursday is a post natal exercise program that aims to help strengthen and stabilise the post pregnancy body, specifically targeting those weaker muscles. Classes vary each week to always keep exercises interesting and fun in the fabulous fresh air and beautiful grounds of Polesden Lacey.
If you have children in school or nursery and are looking for an activity for yourself, why not try a Drawing for Adults session at The Lightbox on Friday. These sessions are aimed at adults of all abilities, from complete beginners through to confident artists. All materials are provided.
More wind and rain is expected over the weekend but things might start to calm down a little bit during the week. Whatever you do, we hope you enjoy some lovely family moments.