Editor’s picks, what’s on this weekend, 5-7 July
From local comedy festivals to open air art exhibitions, here’s our top picks for what’s on this weekend
Lark in the Park, Raynes Park
Bring a picnic along for a great local celebration in Holland Gardens. This year’s picnic will entertain the local Raynes Park community with African acrobatics and drumming, Indian dancing, football for kids, a swing dance workshop, plus so much more.
7 July; 12.30pm-4.30pm; free
Captain Fantastic at Bluebird
Midsummer Night’s Dream at Ham House
The whimsical Shakespearean summer story, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, will be taking to Ham House for an al fresco production. Pack a summer picnic and enjoy the gardens in their seasonal prime.
7 July, 7pm-9pm; £16 per adult/£40 for a family
Ham House and Garden
Gatton Country Fair 2019
Set in the beautiful countryside grounds of Gatton Park, see top notch animal displays and country crafts, plus tractor rides for kids to enjoy.
7 July; 12pm-5pm
International Youth Arts Festival
Kingston will be hosting a series of events for the annual International Youth Arts Festival. Check out our round-up for key dates for your diary and shows not to be missed.
5-14 July; see website for details
Party in the Park in Woking
With everything from Punch and Judy stands to live music, it’s understandable why Party in the Park is one of Woking’s best-loved summertime events. Take part in the full programme of family entertainment.
6 July; 12pm-9pm; free