Ascot Farmers' Market will be in Car Park 3 at the Racecourse, SL5 7JF, upper Ascot High Street, on Sunday May 19th 2019 , 9.30am - 1pm.


On sale will be traditionally reared beef, pork, lamb, and poultry, seasonal fruit and vegetables, free-range eggs, breads, pies and baked goods, cheeses including goat's, honey and preserves, fresh caught sea fish, craft gin, locally brewed beer and more. Hot refreshments and seating area. Plenty of free on-site parking.

 For more information on the stalls CLICK on more farmers' market info or   visit  or see the AscotMatters FEATURE


Contact Name: Claudine Andrew   Mobile: 07896 902850  Email:

Read more: Ascot Farmers Market | May 19th 2019

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There will be an American Women of Berkshire and Surrey (AWBS)  May Gift Fayre, on Monday May 20th  at Great Fosters Hotel, Egham, TW20 9NR.

Local charities which will be supported:

 1) Support  - Support 19 supporting young adults with special needs. They work mainly with Post 19 (

 2)   This charity provides support for domestic abuse victims in Surrey.

 3)  -  This is a day service facility for disabled young adults.

 4)   This organization provides help for people who live in and around Bracknell with Parkinson’s

 5) Thorpe Lea primary school PTA

 6) Peterson Fund   - supports children in Surrey with severe mental & physical disabilities 



Ascot Fashion Sale will be at the Pavilion, Ascot Racecourse, on Friday and Saturday May 17th and 18th 2019


Great Fosters Hotel will hold a Gin Jazz Evening on May 17th 2019.  To reserve your tickets please contact the events team on 01784 480414 or send an e-mail.


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2019 AGM May  at Ascot Racecourse, 7.30pm in the Ascot Authority Box at Ascot Racecourse

SPAE, the Society for the Protection of Ascot and Environment, campaigns against inappropriate  development in the Ascot area.  Full details are at or call SPAE chairman, Patrick Griffin  on 01344 620375.


Join the Bracknell Forest Ranger for Himalayan Balsam pulling as part of practical conservation volunteering, on Saturday 25th May, midday to 3pm (events also available in June and August).

Meet at Larks Hill car park, Warfield, Bracknell, RG42 2QD. See


Windsor Community Defibrillator Partnership (WCDP) provide CPR/Defibrillator Training Sessions |  Following a recent, very successful event, the WCDP have organised another two training sessions for Wednesday 29th May at the Guildhall.  Anyone interested in attending to contact to book their FREE place on one of these sessions.

On Wednesday 10th April over 80 local residents and employees attended two Windsor Community Defibrillator Partnership (WCDP) CPR/Defibrillator Training Sessions in the Guildhall, Windsor.

The 90-minute training sessions are designed to inform members of the public how to respond should they find a person unconscious.  The training covered the possible symptoms, contacting the emergency services, applying CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), and the use of a Defibrillator.

The training session was led by State Registered Paramedic Dick Tracey, who, following his early retirement as a senior manager at South Central Ambulance Service, has dedicated his time to training community groups on how to safely use community defibrillators.

Read more: Windsor Community Defibrillator Partnership (WCDP) CPR/Defibrillator Training Sessions | May 29th


Join the Bracknell Forest Ranger for a  guided walk celebrating the stunning collection of Rhododendron and Azaleas that date back to 1922 at Lily Hill Park, on Tuesday 28th May, 2pm to 3pm.

Meet in the North car park, off Lily Hill Road, Bracknell, RG12 2RX.

Cost: £3.99 per participant. Booking is essential. Details to follow soon. See




Great Fosters Hotel will hold a tour of the gardens with  Estate Manager, Russell Dixon followed by a guided visit to the Great Fosters bee hives with the resident Bee Keeper. 

Russell has worked at Great Fosters for over 25 years and will provide an interesting and entertaining tour of the gardens of the hotel. Then, once you are appropriately “suited and booted”, you will be taken to visit our bees and explain the fascinating and absorbing art of bee keeping. A pre-lunch glass of Champagne, or chilled Hiver Honey Ale or Beer will be served afterwards, hopefully on the terrace, followed by lunch in The Estate Grill with a glass of wine.

Read more: Great Fosters | 'Meet the Bees' Lunch | & Tour | May 29th



The British Heart Foundation will hold an Charity Open Day at Frogmore House and Garden, on  Wednesday May 29th 2019.


Click on Wildlife in Ascot for more information 



Wednesday 29th May, 3.30 - 4.30pm | Pond Dipping at Blackmoor Pond . To find out what freshwater invertebrates are living there. Come along and have a go.
 Meet beside the pond. Access from Bowyer Walk or Sutherland Chase in North Ascot, SL5 8QS


Lunch n Meet is a monthly get-together for older people who are young at heart organised by Holy Trinity Church's Pastoral Team and held at The Hope Centre, behind the Baptist Church in Sunningdale, usually on the last Friday of the month..

On offer is a light lunch, followed by tea or coffee.  There is usually a quiz or a craft, and occasionally, guest entertainment.

The lunch is for anyone in the local community.  Lifts will be provided for those who do not have their own transport. It's an opportunity to have fun with your friends or meet new ones.

For more information call   01344 845123.    CLICK HERE for more information. 

FUTURE DATES: 7th June, 5th July and then 27th September!

Click on  Walks programme  for more information

The S E Berkshire Ramblers will enjoy a 4.8  mile walk on Thursday May 30th, meeting at 10am : -   Ascot and Cheapside,  around Ascot and Cheapside area. Varied walking conditions, mainly flat with a slight ascent at one point, there are no stiles on route. Underfoot it could be muddy in parts,boots recommended. Walk will finish on Ascot Racecourse. 

Start Point: Car Park 3, Ascot SL5 7JF (Entrance to CP3 opposite Ascot Library).
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