Top local listings for October events in Surrey that are perfect for babies, toddlers, big kids and families!

Discover what’s on near you, including children’s activities, workshops, shows, open days and fun things to do.

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Little Frankenstein – Guildford
Saturday 1st October – 11am & 2pm
G Live, London Road, Guildford, Gu1 2AA
Taking inspiration from the scientist Dr Frankenstein, and with the help of the audience, he creates a new real live puppet that is destined to change this life forever.  Little Frankenstein will tickle the imagination of everyone from 5 to 105 years old.
https://glive.co.uk
Cost: Adult £10.50 Child £10.50 Family £34.00

Good as New Sale -Thames Ditton
Saturday 1st October – 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Esher college, Weston Green Road, Thames Ditton, Surrey KT7 0JB
A fabulous sale of excellent quality, nearly new childrens and babies clothes, toys and equipment.
http://crukgoodasnewsale.org.uk/
Cost: Adults £2.00 Children FREE

NCT Nearly New Sale – Dorking
Saturday 1st October – 10am – 12noon
North Holmwood Village Hall, Spook Hill, Dorking, RH5 4JP
Sale includes newborn and children’s clothes, maternity wear, toys and equipment (such as prams and cots).
https://www.nct.org.uk

Surrey Hills Wood Fair – Guildford
Saturday 1st October – Sunday 2nd October – 10am – 5pm
Birtley House Estate, Guildford, GU5 0LE
While the event is centred on celebrating our county’s woodlands and those who work with wood, there will also be theatre, live music and local food and drink to enjoy along the way.
http://www.surreyhills.org/events/the-surrey-hills-wood-fair/
Cost: £0.50

Ramster Gift Fair – Chiddingfold
Tuesday 4th October – Wednesday 5th October
Ramster Hall, Chiddingfold, Surrey,GU8 4SN
It’s the perfect place to start your Christmas shopping – there’s something for everyone – and a few treats for you too!
https://www.action.org.uk/ramster-gift-fair
Cost: £5.00

Family Drop In – The Big Draw – Haslemere
Saturday 8th October – 12.30pm – 3pm
Haslemere Educational Museum, 78 High Street, Haslemere, Surrey,GU27 2LA
A chance for the whole family to explore their artistic nature and link art and science by making a cog to be part of a magical machine picture.
http://www.haslemeremuseum.co.uk/events.html
Cost: FREE

The Dinosaur That Pooped A Show – Guildford
Sunday 9th October – 2.30pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford, GU1 4SZ
An interactive, fun event that includes dinosaur impressions, live drawing, a Dinosaur rhyme and gross games like Guess Poo, it’s perfect for entertaining children ages 5+.
https://tickets.visitguildford.com
Cost: £6.00

The Wimpy Kids Show – Guildford
Sunday 9th October – 4.30pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford, GU1 4SZ
A must for all Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans and great family entertainment. Perfect for entertaining children ages 8+.
https://tickets.visitguildford.com
Cost: £6.00

Halloween Activity Week- Farnham
Saturday 22nd  October – Sunday 30th October – 10am – 4pm

Birdworld Holt Pound, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 4LD,
Walk through the creepy corridors of our unique Halloween Grotto to see a spectacle of spooks and a coven of very wicked witches. 
http://birdworld.co.uk/events/halloween-at-birdworld
Adults £15.95 Child 3-6 £12.95 Child 7-15 £13.95 Family £49.95

Happy Halloween Trail – Godalming
Monday 24th October – Friday 28th October – 11am – 4pm
Winkworth Arboretum,Hascombe Road, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4AD

Explore the hidden and mysterious corners of the Arboretum with their spooky trail.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events
Adults £7.50 Under 12’s: Free

Spooky Science – Guildford
Monday 24th October – 10am – 4pm
G Live, London Road, Guildford, Gu1 2AA
Get animated with this exciting stop-motion animation workshop for children aged 7-11.
https://glive.co.uk
Cost: £35.00

Halloween Trail – East Clandon
Saturday 22nd  October – Sunday 30th October – 10am – 4pm
Hatchlands Park, East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey, GU4 7RT
Enjoy a spooky trail and activities throughout the park.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/events
Cost: £2.00

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice – Redhill
Saturday 22nd  October
The Harlequin Theatre, Warwick Quadrant, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 1NN
This delightful new show comes to life with an irresitable blend of music, puppetry and storytelling. There’s also an enchanting toy shop setting filled with all sorts of magical surprises!
http://www.harlequintheatre.co.uk/
Cost: £10.50 Family £38.00

Animation Nation – Guildford
Monday 24th – Thursday  26th October – 9.00am-10.45am & 11am-1pm
Bourne Valley Garden Centre, Woodham Park Road, Woodham, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 3TH
Enjoy a cackling craft activity followed by squash and cake before Jolly Dolly’s Mystical Magic Show. Follow the ‘Queen of Halloween’ on a journey to her haunted house where you’ll be met by some creatures that go BUMP in the night! 
http://www.bournevalleygardencentre.co.uk
Cost: £3.50 

Kids Halloween Week – Addlestone
Tuesday 25th October – 10am – 4pm
G Live, London Road, Guildford, Gu1 2AA
A hands-on workshop for children aged 7-12, with slime, gunk and other spooky stuff!
https://glive.co.uk
Cost: £35.00

Magic with Matt- Guildford
Tuesday 25th October – 10am – 4pm
G Live, London Road, Guildford, Gu1 2AA
For children aged 7-12; Matt teaches card magic, mind reading, escapology stunts and much, much more. 
https://glive.co.uk
Cost: £35.00

Monster Mash- Guildford
Tuesday 25th October – 10am – 4pm
G Live, London Road, Guildford, Gu1 2AA
For children aged 6-11; Create a dance routine to The Monster Mash!
https://glive.co.uk
Cost: £35.00

Family Drop In – Halloween – Haslemere
Friday 28th October – 1pm – 4.30pm
Haslemere Educational Museum, 78 High Street, Haslemere, Surrey,GU27 2LA
Come along and make Halloween related crafts. Bring a pumpkin or squash to carve and take part in our Halloween procession through Haslemere, which starts at the Museum at 4.30pm and finishes in the town’s central car park.
http://www.haslemeremuseum.co.uk/events.html
Cost: Adults £1 Children £3

Grannylocks / The Monstrous Duckling – Guildford
Saturday 29th October – 11am & 2pm
G Live, London Road, Guildford, Gu1 2AA
For children aged 3+; Join  Joseph Coelho as he unwinds familiar fairytales to create fresh contemporary classics.
https://glive.co.uk
Cost: £35.00

Family Event – Paddington  – Haslemere
Saturday 29th October – 7pm
Haslemere Educational Museum, 78 High Street, Haslemere, Surrey,GU27 2LA
Enjoy a special Halloween opening of the Museum. Doors open at 6pm so you can explore the dark galleries (bring a torch) & buy a drink and popcorn before watching our film ‘PADDINGTON’.
http://www.haslemeremuseum.co.uk/events.html
Cost: £5

Comedy Club 4 Kids – Guildford
Saturday 29th October – 3pm
G Live, London Road, Guildford, Gu1 2AA
For children aged 6-11 years; see the best comedians from the UK and world circuit doing what they do best… but without the rude bits!
https://glive.co.uk
Cost: Adult £10.50 Child £10.50 Family £33.00

George’s Marvelous Medicine – Guildford
Monday 31 October – Wednesday 2 October – 10.30am & 7.30pm
G Live, London Road, Guildford, Gu1 2AA
If you’re looking for fizztickling fun and wizzpopping magic for all the family, then don’t miss George and his Marvellous Medicine!
https://glive.co.uk
Cost: £21.50 Under 16s: £17.00