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Surrey Hills Spring Festival

Surrey Hills Spring Festival 2023

Saturday, 25th March @ 10:00 am - Sunday, 26th March @ 5:00 pm

Free – £12.50


Saturday, 25th March @ 10:00 am
Sunday, 26th March @ 5:00 pm
Free – £12.50
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Surrey Hills Enterprises


Rural Life Centre
Rural Life Centre Tilford
Farnham, Surrey GU10 2DL United Kingdom
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Free Childs tickets

Children under 16 enter for FREE

45 Going


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Early Bird adult ticket
For tickets booked prior to Mid day on Friday 24th March

A weekend festival celebrating the onset of Spring and bringing together the very best of Surrey’s food, drink, art and crafts at the Rural Life Living Museum, Tilford Surrey

TICKETS:  £10.00 in advance (advance ticket sales close at 12 noon on Friday 24th March) or £12.50 on the gate. Free for children under 16!

Ticket price includes entry to the Rural life Living Museum

Click here for full terms and conditions

GROUP BOOKINGS: For group bookings of 15 or more please contact info@surreyhillsenterprises.co.uk

Free Parking on site.

Friendly dogs welcome on leads.



Click here to apply for a stand.

This festival is a unique opportunity to celebrate spring in the beautiful setting of the Rural Life Living Museum, where visitors can experience a wide range of fun and exciting activities that celebrate spring and showcase the richness of the culture, heritage and natural beauty of the Surrey Hills.

Festival-goers of all ages can expect a wide range of activities, including traditional country crafts, live music, art demonstrations, local food vendors, and outdoor woodland activities.  Start the day with a trip on a steam train, watch traditional crafts such as charcoal making, ‘wheelwrighting’ and woodturning, and participate in planting spring seeds or making a corn dolly. Come and be entertained and captivated with our Surrey children’s authors who will read stories from their books in the beautiful wooden Eashing Chapel whilst enjoying artisan coffee and cake.

Join us for the whole day as there is something for everyone!

🙂  Start the day with a trip on a steam train
🙂  watch landscape artists capture the beauty of the Surrey Hills
🙂  participate in planting spring seeds
🙂  listen to engaging and captivating stories on the children’s authors’ stage
🙂  make a corn dolly
🙂  walk among the vintage vehicles and engines
🙂  enjoy artisan coffee and cake
🙂  take part in a singing workshop
🙂  enjoy a hearty lunch from local food producers
🙂  tap along to a range of tunes from Surrey’s songwriters
🙂  browse the wonderful stalls for that unique piece of art or gift for a loved one
🙂  enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or Surrey Hills gin and tonic

Huge range of FREE activities and demonstrations

There will be a wide range of free activities and demonstrations led by artisans in the following areas:-

  • Woodwork
  • Textiles
  • Blacksmithing
  • Weaving

Great Food & Drink

Between the activities and demos, enjoy our wide variety of food and drink from the Surrey Hills, so treat yourself to a wood-fired pizza, Turkish street food, a delicious homemade pastry, a glass of wine from the Surrey Hills or a Silent Pool gin and tonic!



Surrey Hills Artisan Festival is run by Surrey Hills Enterprises in partnership with The Rural Life Living Museum

Surrey Hills Enterprises

 Surrey Hills Enterprises is a Community Interest Company, as part of a range of activities and events promoting and supporting the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Surrey Hills Enterprises works with local businesses to support the rural economy and to promote, protect and enhance the beautiful Surrey Hills. Find out more and become a Business Member of Surrey Hills and benefit from all the connections, marketing and Member support.

Discover the best of the Surrey Hills and the local food, drink, arts and crafts, pubs, cafes and places to explore:

Rural Life Living Museum

The Rural Life Living Museum is an open-air museum and visitor attraction which collects and preserves objects associated with farming and goods used by local craftsmen circa 1750-1960. Many aspects of village and rural life are displayed recalling a way of life once common to the local people.

The museum is distributed over ten acres of field, woodland and barns. The programme of events offers the perfect way to experience the museum as volunteers set about to bring the museum alive by educating and entertaining visitors with crafts, demonstrations and hands-on activities.


Surrey Hills Spring Festival – Booking

Adult Advance Online ticket (up to 12 noon on Friday 24th March): £10.00

or £12.50 on the gate or online after 12 noon on Friday 24th March.

PAYMENT: We accept payment by debit / credit card

TICKETS:  An automatic email confirmation of your booking will be forwarded within a few minutes of making your booking. Please print and bring a copy with you or bring a copy of the receipt on your device.

Accompanying carers go FREE please indicate the name of the carer on the booking form

If you do not receive your email confirmation please check your junk or clutter folders. Tickets are non refundable.

Please tick in the form below to confirm you have read and accept the booking terms & conditions and terms and conditions of admittance

Please call 01483 661150 if you need any assistance

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