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Steaming To Sherborne For Christmas Carols

Our local railway enthusiast Bob McShee writes about his latest excursion on a steam train that had a distinct Christmas theme I went to a carol service at Sherborne in Dorset last week organised by…

Further Afield For A Day Out In Winchester

In our occasional series on places to visit that are about a hour’s drive from Guildford, feature writer JILL BENSON takes a trip to Winchester We arrived in Winchester on a bitter, white-knuckle…

Further Afield For A Day Out In Chichester

The Guildford Dragon NEWS is reviving our occasional column Further Afield where we take a look at places to visit that are within about an hour’s drive from Guildford. In this…

What Are You Doing This Christmas? Tell The Dragon!

The Guildford Dragon NEWS would love to publish your story of what you are doing over Christmas. Are you spending it in the Antarctic sharing your Christmas pudding with a penguin?…

Where To Watch A Spitfire Start Up, Taxi And Take Off

By Frank Phillipson Watch a Spitfire start up, taxi out and take off, and visit an aviation museum featuring the Battle of Britain, both in West Sussex near Chichester. The recent…

Last Chance To See Vulcan In The Skies Over Surrey

There’s one last chance to see an iconic military aircraft in the skies over Surrey when it appears at Wings and Wheels at Dunsfold Park in August. It as has been announced that…

If It’s Good Enough For Boris…

Martin Giles reports on a recent visit to St Andrews, Fife, Scotland The lady said, “This is where Boris Johnson liked to sit and write, when he stayed here.” “Well”,…

Cranmore School raises £4K for Orphans in Zambia

Action Day is an annual fixture in the Cranmore School calendar.  Organised by the school’s director of music, Richard Harris, every boy in the senior department (aged eight to 13)…

Further Afield For A Great Day Out: Painshill Park, Cobham

This month John Gilbert takes a trip to Painshill Park near Cobham. Author’s star-rated system: *** Worth a visit ** Worth a detour * Interesting Situated  less than 30 minutes…

Further Afield For A Great Day Out: Brooklands Museum and Mercedes-Benz World

This month John Gilbert takes a trip to Brooklands Museum and Mercedes-Benz World, both near Weybridge Author’s star-rated system: *** Worth a visit ** Worth a detour * Interesting Brooklands…

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