Ashtead Village Day 2020 - Cancelled

Village Day 2020 cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic but there are still opportunities for everyone to get involved with the Ashtead community.

Ashtead Village Day 2019

Ashtead Rotary

Ashtead Rotary Club meets to organise the club's charitable activities and to have fun! The club aims to provide a varied programme of information and entertainment for these weekly meetings. Fortnightly presentations include updates from charities the club already supports; introductions from charities new to the club who seek funding; and information from local community organisations to give an overview of what is happening in and around Ashtead.

On other evenings, club members get together for dinner, drinks and light-hearted entertainment. This can include annual celebratory events such as Burn's Night, Oktoberfest and Christmas; popular activities, for example, skittles, quizzes and darts; and trips out to local attractions such as Denbies Vineyard. From time to time, members also give talks to the club either about their life and professional experiences or on a subject close to their hearts.

Ashtead is an extremely active Rotary Club both socially and in its charitable activities, so if you are interested in giving service in a fun and friendly environment, please contact the club for more details. Visitors are welcome to most meetings and the club happily hosts guests interested in joining or just finding out more about Rotary.


Village Day

Every year Ashtead Rotary Club organises Village Day which takes place on the second Saturday in June. Due to Covid 19, the 2020 event has been cancelled. The next event will take place on Saturday 12th June 2021.

The main focus of Village Day is to provide a full day of entertainment for all those within the local Ashtead community. In addition, it serves to raise funds for the many small charities that attend and with which Ashtead Rotary Club can support both local and international charitable needs.

The main entertainment takes place in the field arena with shows and participation events held throughout the day. New headline acts are arranged every year including a celebrity opening to the event! In addition to the arena, other entertainment is provided including live music acts, funfair rides, a dog show, Punch and Judy and a demonstration of stationary engines.

The event includes a wide range of over 100 stalls, from youth organisations and hobby clubs to shops, businesses and charities. The stalls not only put on great entertainment during the day with displays, prize competitions and gift ideas but can also provide inspiration for ways to get involved with the local community year round either through a new hobby or a way to lend a hand.


Supporting Ashtead

When the club would normally be busy organising Village Day, the focus has switched to the many charities and businesses locally, many of who are struggling at the moment, who would normally raise much needed funds and their profile at our event. In addition to the support being given by the club, Ashtead Rotary would like to encourage local people to support these charities and businesses.

Below are some of the local charities supported by Ashtead Rotary Club. Please see their own websites for further details of the wonderful work that they do and how you can support them directly.

  • Ashtead Youth Club
  • Ashtead Scouts
  • Princess Alice Hospice
  • The Meeting Room
  • Mole Valley Carers
  • Ashtead Rye Meadows Wetland
  • Mid Surrey Dementia Care
  • The Grange
  • East Surrey Domestic Abuse Services
  • Conquest Art
  • ALDAG
  • Head2Head Theatre
  • Sight for Surrey
  • BESOM
  • Dyscover
  • Combat Stress
  • SeeAbility
  • Surrey Drug and Alcohol Care

More details of some of the business in Ashtead and the surrounding area can be found here

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