Local Arts Events

There are many arts related events that take place each year in and around Grayshott and neighbouring towns and villages and we hope to be able to bring these to your attention through this page.

If you know of events that you feel should be listed please contact us using the online form or contact Liz Beecheno (lizbeecheno@aol.com).

Much information on Arts Events in our Local Area can be found on the following websites.

Do check them out for May, June and July, and even the whole of 2022

ART Exhibitions:

For monthly information on Arts Exhibitions in Surrey:


WATTS Gallery, Compton:

Into The Woods  from 2nd September – 31st October.

A thematic exhibition of paintings, prints and works in wood that depict all things arboreal. Wood engravings by Howard Phipps, watercolours by Martin Taylor and wood turned oak vessels  by Ash and Plumb.

The De Morgan Exhibition Tour is on until the 31st December 2022. For more information and tickets go to:


Arts Lectures



For a rich source of Music for 2022 in our Grayshott Community check out Grayshott Concerts:

Their next Concert at St Luke’s Church, Grayshott  on Saturday 8th October is Karl Jenkins’ work “The Healer – a Cantata” for St Luke with the London Mozart Players and the Excelcis Choir, with Lucy Roberts Knight (Soprano) and Hakan Vramsmo (Baritone).

For more information go to :  https://grayshottconcerts.co.uk/

For music in Haslemere

Haslemere Music Society will be performing Mozart’s Clarinet Concert in A major at St Christopher’s Church, Haslemere on Saturday 15th October as well as music by Saint Saëns and Henri Duparc. For more information and tickets go to  : https://www.hmsoc.org.uk/

For Theatre, Opera and Music via video satellite link


 Grayshott Folk Club present “Blackbeard’s Tea Party” on Saturday 15th October at Grayshott Village Hall from 8p.m. A folk group yes but more of a bold, modern folk rock band who like their audience to dress up as pirates 🙂 Tickets £18 or £8 for under 16s. For more information phone Des O’Bryne on 01428 607096 or go to: www.grayshottfolkclub.co.uk



Haslemere Thespians’ latest presentation is a murder mystery entitled “The Games Afoot – Holmes for the Holidays”  from Thursday 6th – Saturday 8th October from 7.30p.m (2.30 matinee on Saturday 8th October) at Haslemere Hall. For more information and tickets phone 01428 642161 or go to:  https://www.haslemerehall.co.uk/theatre/

The Haslemere Players are presenting the comedy musical theatre classic “Anything Goes”  with music  by Cole Porter and a hilarious script by P.G.Wodehouse and Guy Barton from Tuesday 25th – Saturday 29th October at Haslemere Hall. For more information and tickets phone 01428 642161 or go to : www.haslemerehall.co.uk/theatre 



The Edward Barnsley Workshop is holding its annual open day on Saturday 8th October

from 10a.m – 4p.m 

Come and meet the furniture makers, see their work in progress and items for sale at Cockshott Lane, Froxfield, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 1BB.

For more information go to www.barnsley-furniture.co.uk or phone 01730 827233

Farnham Craft Month runs from 1st – 31st October 2022 

at the Maltings and several other venues.

Giles Summerhays is holding a “Lockdown legend” art trail of 30 ceramic heads created during the pandemic. There is a prize for the winner who can name all the heads which are also available to bid for in a silent auction. All proceeds go to charity.


Petersfield Museum and The Edward Thomas Felowship have teamed up to present

The  Edward Thomas Literary Festival which takes place on Saturday 8th October

For a full list of festival events, including information on how to book events, please visit: www.petersfieldmuseum.co.uk/edward-thomas-literary-festival-2022

Grayswood Village Hall is hosting an “Autumn Lifestyle & Interiors Fair on Saturday 8th October from 10.30a.m – 3.30p.m. Cakes and refreshments will be available too. For more information and tickets (early bird £5, entry on door £3) go to : https://www.homeandvintageliving.co.uk/diary-of-events

Petworth Literary Festival will be from Thursday 27th October to Sunday 6th November

featuring Al Murray, Hugh Bonneville, Kate Mosse, Michael Parkinson, Nicci French, Robert Harris and much more…

For a full programme and tickets go to : www.petworthfestival.org.uk