Community events



Coffee & Chat in the Orpen Lounge

Every Saturday 10am to 12 noon in the Orpen Lounge

Meet your friends and make more friends

Contact Claire 01342 833893 or email




LDCC Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting  of the Lingfield and Dormansland Community Centre

will be held at 8pm on Wednesday 10 June in The Jennings Hall
All members are entitled to attend and vote at the meeting and are invited to join

the Directors for a glass of wine after the formal proceedings.
Peter Francis, Company Secretary
18 May 2015
                                  Registered address: Cranford Camden Road Lingfield Surrey RH7 6AF



Lingfield Youth Club

Fridays at 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Lingfield Youth Club is for all young people between the ages of 9 and 14. We are open every

Friday during term time from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.
   Membership is £10 per year.

There is a weekly subscription of £1.50 per week for members and £2.50 for non members..


For more information, please contact the Secretary: Paula Simmons 07941 176746



Surrey Police: Lingfield Police Post

The Lingfield Police Post is located in the Lingfield & Dormansland Community Centre

This is the Police Post (office) and not a police counter.








Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood & Home Watch is a voluntary network of schemes where neighbours come together, along with the police and local partners, to build safe and friendly communities


Regional Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator for Lingfield, Felcourt,

Dormansland, Crowhurst and Felbridge,





Lingfield library

Monday closed
Tuesday 2pm to 5pm
Wednesday 10am to 5pm
Thursday 10am to 5pm
Friday 2pm to 5pm
Saturday 9.30am - 1pm & 2pm - 4pm
Sunday closed














                             Contact: T: 0300 200 1001, E:



FREE IT Training
Are you aged 60+, live in Lingfield or Dormansland and want to learn how to use a computer?
Lingfield & Dormansland Community Centre, in partnership with Tandridge District Council and

Surrey County Council, are offering FREE IT training.
  2 x one hour sessions – FREE
additional sessions available at the concessionary rate of £8 per hour
                                  One to one training
                                  Internet, email, photographs, music, on-line shopping, travel, Skype…..and lots more
                                  Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Publisher
                                To book your appointment call 01342 833893 , email: 


Organised by the

Friends of the Church of St Peter & St Paul

Open Gardens 2015
Sunday 28th June 2pm to 4.30pm
Visit 5 lovely gardens in Lingfield and enjoy tea at the Church of St Peter & St Paul between 2pm to 4.30pm
Proceeds to defray cost of redecorating the Church

Tickets:£8 inclusive of tea and entry to gardens from 01342 834317 or 01342 832519, felicitypool@gmail



Church Fete 2015

Saturday 6th June from 11am to 3pm


                                                                       The fete is held in the churchyard of St Peter and St Paul’s

                                                                       and the Old Town just opposite The Star Pub in Church Road.



for absolute beginners (with a splash of Salsa)
Starting Monday 11th May Mondays 8.30pm – 10pm
No partner needed
Come along and learn basic moves
Then practise afterwards
Ring Susan: M:07896 165361


Lingfield Scribes - Exhibition of Calligraphy
in the Orpen Lounge
1st April to 2nd May - closed Sundays
Demonstration  on Saturdays 10am – 1pm & 2pm to 4pm



Age UK Surrey
TEA & CHAT in the Jennings Hall

Thursday 30th April 2.30pm -  4.00pm
This month there will be a talk by Yvonne McMeel, qualified Nutritionist,
about healthy eating for the e lderly including foods to help with diabetes and cancer.
All welcome.



Lingfield Film Club 'Flix in the Stix'

Welcome to the Lingfield Film Club 'Flix in the Stix'.

  supported by The Cooperative Membership Fund and Robert Leech & Partners, Estate Agents Lingfield  



The Theory of Everything

Sunday 14th June doors open 7pm for light refreshment

film showing at 7.30pm

Cambridge University astrophysics student Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) begins a relationship with literature student Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones). Although Stephen excels at mathematics and physics, his friends and professors are concerned over his lack of thesis topic. After Stephen and his professor Dennis Sciama (David Thewlis) attend a lecture on black holes, Stephen speculates that black holes may have been part of the creation of the universe and decides to write his thesis on time.

While pursuing his research, Stephen's muscles begin to fail, eventually causing him to fall and hit his head. He learns he has ...




For all films contact Sally Cole on 01342 833814 or

Tickets for all films: £5 from Centre Office 01342 833893 or

Tea and cake are available from 30 minutes before the film



CLAUDE BOURBON Medieval & Spanish Blues Guitar & Songs
Sunday 28th June
Ready for a unique and talented take on a wide range of musical traditions? Claude Bourbon is known throughout Europe and America for amazing guitar performances that take blues, Spanish, Middle Eastern, and Russian stylings into uncharted territories. Each year Bourbon plays more than 100 shows around the world.

“Do you know what Medieval guitar sounds like? I didn’t either ‘til I hooked up with Claude! This is some cool stuff, and he’s French and everything!” Dolores River Brewery, Dolores, CO
“…This accomplished artist offers tender, compelling performance through highly developed precision. His sound instantly creates ambience – from haunting Spanish moods to lyrical, romantic jazz, Claude Bourbon provides both a rich evening of music for lovers, and a real treat for music lovers…”, BBC, UK

For more information contact T:01342 833 893, E:



Lingfield neighbourhood plan

Planning for our future

Lingfield's first Neighbourhood Plan

6th September Steering group started to take our plan forward.

Contact: Liz Lockwood (Chair) T: 01342 870508, E: W: www.lingfield.inf



Lingfield Horticultural Society

Affiliated to The Royal Horticultural Society and The National Dahlia Society

Society meetings are held at the Jennings Halls of the Community Centre on Fridays at 7.30pm for 8pm

For membership and more information contact President - David Hobbs,

Friday 15th May Garden Design Made Simple talk by Mrs Lesley Chamberlain
Sunday 7th June Visit to Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire.
Friday 12th June Walks and Climbs in the Pyrenees illustrated talk by Kev Reynolds
Saturday 11th July

SUMMER SHOW In the Community Centre. Staging 9.30-12 Noon.

Doors open at 2.30pm. Presentation of awards at 4pm

Saturday 12th September

AUTUMN and DAHLIA SHOW in the community Centre. Entries/Staging

6.45-7.30pm. Judging from 7.30pm - also a Horticultural/General Knowledge Quiz.

Friday 9th October Gales, Greenhouses and Global Warming illustrated talk by Ian Currie














The RH7 History Group

The RH7 History Group established in 1999 to encourage and assist the growing interest in local history. As its name suggests it encompasses Lingfield, Blindley Heath, Crowhurst, Dormansland, Crowhurst  and adjoining areas such as Baldwins Hill and South Godstone.

Membership subscriptions are £10 single or £12 joint (living at the same address)

There is a charge of £2.50 for visitors to our meetings 

RH7's meetings are bi-monthly on Mondays at 7.30pm for 8pm

Secretary: Felicity Pool T: 01342 832519, E: Web:


  13 July


 Life and Times of

 William Cobbett (1763-1835)

  Katherine Stearn of the William Cobbett Society gives an insight

  the life of this radical Politian and campaigning journalist best

  known for his book Rural Rides an account of rural life in England

  in the 19th century

  14 September  Annual General Meeting

  Talk to be announced

  09 November  Lingfield's Peal of Bells   Grant Pyner talk








Hayward Memorial

Local History Centre
The Hayward Memorial Local History Collection is housed in the Public Library, Lingfield.

This valuable research resource includes microform copies of local parish registers, census records

and directories, together with a collection of maps, photographs and reference books, which can be

accessed when the Library is open - although you may prefer to visit when there is a Steward in

attendance (from 10am. to 12.30pm. on the first Saturday of each month and from

2.30pm. to 4.30pm. on the third Thursday of each month).





Lingfield & District Flower Club

Floral design is seeing a new surge of creativity and popularity. As we move from winter into spring,

nothing can brighten your mood more than the beauty and aroma of a skilfully arranged bunch of flowers.

We are a friendly group who normally meet at 7.30pm on the 4th Monday of the month at the

Victoria Sports & Social Club in Lingfield High Street.

Chairman Karil Greenhalgh T:01342 832038, E:  W:


Surrey events in 2015

 Surrey Area Show - Woking Leisure Centre - 18 April 2015 

 Magna Carta in Flowers - Royal Holloway Chapel & Windsor Building Egham 12 -16 June2015 




Lingfield Evening Women's Institute

We meet in the Jennings Hall of the Community Centre on the third Wednesday of the month at 8pm

A varied programme is offered as follows and a warm welcome given to visitors and new members

For more information contact Judy Mendell T: 01342 833178 E: <>


20th May Have your say! - Resolutions Meeting
21st May Centenary Baton Celebrations - St Peter's Hall, Limpsfied
4th June NFWI Annual General Meeting - Royal Albert Hall London









Meals on Wheels & Tuesday Luncheon Club
Meals are freshly cooked at the Lingfield Day Centre, then delivered in the Lingfield, Dormansland and Crowhurst areas on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays by a team of volunteers.
In addition, there is a Luncheon Club for retired people at the Jennings Hall every Tuesday, followed by Derby and Joan Club, which is open to anyone over sixty years of age.
If you, or someone you know, would like to receive 'Meals on Wheels' at home, please let us know so that your   needs can be assessed and the appropriate help offered. Alternatively, you can apply via your GP or at

Tandridge Social Services Department: T: 01883 347230.
We would also like to hear from you if you would like to volunteer to cook or to deliver Meals Wheels.

Helpers work on a rota and take a turn once every five weeks.

For more information please contact: Pat Smith  T: 07504 481 289  E: .








The reserve has approximately 10.6 hectares (26 acres) available to visit free.

Various leaflets are available giving maps showing the layout of the Nature Reserves, access points,

the location of the Butterfly and Quiet Gardens, the Community Orchard, the Millennium

pond and the larger open meadows.

Contact Sally for more information: T: 01342 833814, E:,



Working parties
These are usually held on the last Sunday of the month unless changed to avoid

clashes with public holidays or other events.
Meet us in the Butterfly Garden for monthly work parties between 10 am – 12 noon.
More volunteers urgently needed.
Free Fairtrade refreshments for volunteers.

Sunday 31st May 2015
Sunday, 28th June 2015
Sunday, 26th July 2015
Sunday, 30th August 2015
Sunday, 27th September 2015
Sunday, 25th October 2015
Sunday, 29th November 2015 - National Tree Week special work party

Please bring your own tools – fork, spade, long loppers, water-carriers if dry, plastic sacks for clearing off-cuts.
Tasks suitable for all ages and skills - young people always very welcome. Wear suitable old clothes, gloves and boots.
For more information contact Anne Richards 01342 870200, Sally Cole 01342 833814, or Julie Hearn 01342 835313.



Lingfield & Dormansland Community Centre
High Street Lingfield, Surrey RH7 6AB
Telephone: 01342 833893 - 24 hour answer phone

Office hours: 9am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 4.30pm
Friday:  9am to 12.30pm