Horsell Residents' Association

A member of the Horsell, Surrey and Woking communities

About Horsell Residents' Association

Horsell Residents' Association was formed in 1965 as a non-political group open to all adult residents of Horsell. It exists as "the independent voice of Horsell" to:

1. promote, uphold and protect the interests of residents in matters that affect Horsell and its environs.

2. bring those matters to the notice of relevant bodies and accordingly keep its members informed.

3. support and promote social and benevolent activities for the general benefit of Horsell residents

Horsell Residents' Association upholds these aims activities including: publishing the quarterly magazine - The Resident - delivered by volunteers to all households; organising a Horsell Village Show and also through support of Horsell' community action team the Second Thursday Club.

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Horsell Flowerpot Festival Summer 2018

The Flowerpot Festival in Horsell is running throughout the summer months from 23rd June to August 17th.

It is simple and free to enter, just make a flowerpot creation and display it in your front garden, shop window, forecourt. Take a photo if you like and put it on The Horsell Wire Facebook page.

Click here for the trail map.

To get your flowerpot creation on the map, please send a picture and the location of your creation to:

secondthursdayclub@horsellresidents.com

We will put it on the trail map without your exact address just using a pin with the general location.

For more information about the festival please go to https://hra.interests.me

If you have any questions, need some flowerpots or have flowerpots to spare please email: secondthursdayclub@horsellresidents.com
When
21 Jul 2018
until 17 Aug 2018

Horsell Monthly Litter Pick, Saturday 21 July @10am

Posted on behalf of Second Thursday Club
The Horsell Litter Pick takes place on the 3rd Saturday of every month.

Usually we meet in Queen Elizabeth Gardens.

All equipment supplied, hope to see you there.
When
21 Jul 2018 at 10:00am
Where
Queen Elizabeth Gardens
High Street
Horsell
GU21 4SS

Horsell Wednesday Weekly walks - every Wednesday @ 9:50am for 10am

Posted on behalf of Second Thursday Club
Explore the local footpaths and countryside: it’s sociable and good for your health!

Each walk lasts about 90 minutes but there will always be the option for a shorter loop. We will always arrive back in the High Street. People of any age and fitness are welcome. Most walks are do-able with a buggy. This is not a club nor is there any fee. There will always be someone to talk to or just enjoy the singing of the birds and the quiet of the footpaths.

  • When: Every Wednesday at 9.50am ready to start at 10am
  • Duration: Return by 12noon at the latest
  • Where: Meet by the village notice board, High Street (outside The Beijing Restaurant)
  • Bring: Water and insect cream advisable (and sometimes waterproofs!) and good footwear.
For more information contact: Caroline on 01483 767980 or just turn up.
When
01 Aug 2018 at 10:00am
Where
Outside The Beijing Restaurant
High Street
Horsell
GU21 4SY

Summer Concert

Posted on behalf of Horsell Community Choir
Horsell Community Choir will be once again be hosting a summer concert at St Mary’s Church on Friday 20th July 7:30pm. This year the choir is collaborating with Top Brass, a local brass quintet led by well-known local musician and band leader Paul Harris.

Top Brass will play an entertaining and exciting programme of music including pieces aimed at introducing the audience to the sounds of the different brass instruments.

The choir directed by Anna Tabbush, will perform a varied repertoire of songs to appeal to all ages, including some traditional folk music and some pop, all sung ‘acapella’. Anna has been leading the Horsell Community Choir for five years and she continues to inspire choir and audiences alike with her beautiful arrangements. This time she will be collaborating with Paul to arrange some songs for brass and choir together.
When
20 Jul 2018 at 7:30pm
until 20 Jul 2018 at 9:30pm
Where
St Mary's
Church Hill
Horsell
GU21 4QQ

Horsell Village Show - CofE Junior School - 21 July @ 1.30pm - volunteers needed

The Horsell Village Show is has been happening for over 150 years and will be held in the grounds of Horsell C of E Junior School (in Meadway Drive) on the afternoon of Saturday 21st July.

Regular attractions include competition classes for both adults and children including flowers, floral art. vegetables, fruit, cookery, photography, handicraft, art, limericks etc.. There are displays by various groups, craft stalls. children's entertainments and games, music and dance. Tea and cake and other refreshments are available throughout the afternoon.

Please contact Carol Cheesman by email at carolc@cheesman.co.uk to help with the organisation on the weekend.

Find us online at our website.
When
21 Jul 2018 at 1:30pm
until 21 Jul 2018 at 5:00pm
Where
Horsell CofE Junior School,
Meadway Drive
Horsell
GU21 4TA

Horsell STC Community Meeting - Thursday 9 August @ 8pm

Posted on behalf of Second Thursday Club
Everyone who lives or works in Horsell is welcome at the Second Thursday Club. It's an informal gathering of local people to discuss all the things that are going on locally, to come up with new ideas or help others to develop theirs. Our aim is to make Horsell a better place to live and work!

Things on the agenda for this month's meeting include:

  • Community events including the Horsell Flowerpot Festival, Horsell Christmas Market, Horsell Wednesday and Thursday Evening Weekly Walks
  • Fundraising activities such as the Horsell Calendar and the proposed Horsell Cake and Bake Book
  • Helping to make Horsell an even better place to live by tidying the village and our green spaces with the Woodlanders
  • Planning commemorations for 100 years since the end of World War I
  • Horsell Prepared Horsell's resilience plan to deal with community-wide problems
Come along and listen or contribute and find out more for our plans. We're always looking for new volunteers to help as much or as little as you can manage. Everyone is welcome!
When
09 Aug 2018 at 8:00pm

Horsell Thursday Evening walks - every Thursday @ 7:20pm until the end of August

Posted on behalf of Second Thursday Club
Weekly Thursday evening walks meeting at 7:20pm in front of the Beijing restaurant ready to start at 7:30 pm. (They will go on until the end of August. This is in addition to the Wednesday morning walks)

Open to anyone who enjoys a walk and talk. The walks follow footpaths in Horsell, on Horsell Common and along the Basingstoke Canal.

  • Time: Allow 1.5 hrs or 2 hours per walk.
  • Bring: Water and insect cream advisable and good footwear.
  • Just turn up. Free of charge.
Refreshments at the end of the walk once back in the High Street.

For more information or if you can offer to lead a walk, call Caroline or Geoff on 01483 767980
When
26 Jul 2018 at 7:30pm
Where
Outside The Beijing Restaurant
High Street
Horsell
GU21 4SY

Horsell Thursday Evening walk 19 July @ 7:20pm

Posted on behalf of Second Thursday Club
Weekly Thursday evening walks meeting at 7:20pm in front of the Beijing restaurant ready to start at 7:30 pm.

This week will be a leisurely stroll along the canal.

  • Time: Allow 1.5 hrs or 2 hours per walk.
  • Bring: Water, sun cream and insect cream advisable and good footwear.
  • Just turn up. Free of charge.
Refreshments at the end of the walk once back in the High Street.

For more information or if you can offer to lead a walk, call Caroline or Geoff on 01483 767980
When
19 Jul 2018 at 7:30pm
Where
Outside The Beijing Restaurant
High Street
Horsell
GU21 4SY

Horsell Wednesday Weekly walk - 18 July @ 9:50am for 10am

Posted on behalf of Second Thursday Club
Explore the local footpaths and countryside: it’s sociable and good for your health!

Each walk lasts about 90 minutes but there will always be the option for a shorter loop. We will always arrive back in the High Street. People of any age and fitness are welcome. Most walks are do-able with a buggy. This is not a club nor is there any fee. There will always be someone to talk to or just enjoy the singing of the birds and the quiet of the footpaths.

  • When: Every Wednesday at 9.50am ready to start at 10am
  • Duration: Return by 12noon at the latest
  • Where: Meet by the village notice board, High Street (outside The Beijing Restaurant)
  • Bring: Water and insect cream advisable (and sometimes waterproofs!) and good footwear.
For more information contact: Caroline on 01483 767980 or just turn up.
When
18 Jul 2018 at 10:00am
Where
Outside The Beijing Restaurant
High Street
Horsell
GU21 4SY

Action Counters Terrorism

Surrey Police is urging the public to help the police tackle terrorism and save lives by reporting suspicious behaviour and activity. Communities defeat terrorism. With the enduring terrorist threat, it is now more important than ever that everyone plays their part in tackling terrorism. Your actions could save lives.

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In an emergency always call 999.