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Out & About
2014 Village Guide
Parish Council Minutes
2013 Annual Meeting Poll
Compton is a charming village, that is well positioned for Guildford and Godalming, is close to the A3 to London and the south coast and is only 45 minutes to London on the train (from Farncombe). Compton has retained much of its character, it has two conservation areas, is in Surrey Hills AONB and is within Green Belt. There are 31 listed buildings including an ancient 10th Century Church (St Nicholas) an English Heritage cemetery (Watts Cemetery) and is the only village in the UK with a National Art Gallery dedicated to a single Artist.
The current population is approximately 1000 and there are less than 400 properties. The village has two excellent two Public Houses and a number of facilities for hire as well as an eclectic mix of small shops.
Compton Village Website
Compton Little Theatre
St. Nicholas Church
Compton Village Hall
We are so lucky to have these very special venues for hire in (or near) Compton.
The Village Hall
Watts Gallery / Limnerslease
Pucks Oak Barn
Whether it's private party, a corporate event, a theatre production or a special occasion such as a wedding, Compton has everything you need, in one place.
There are four very special venues for hire. The Village Hall has a great deal of character and even boasts its own stage with professional sound and lighting. The bright and airy rooms at the Compton Club overlook the Village Green and both the Hall and the Club can cater for groups of most sizes. For smaller meetings, the Village Hall has a separate meeting room and Puck's Oak Barn provides a character setting for small to medium sized events. If you are looking for something different, you might consider Watts Gallery or Limnerslease, the home of the Victorian Artists, George and Mary Watts.
Just outside the village is the Loseley Park Estate, which has been host to many a wedding and has provided a perfect setting for a number of British films. St. Nicholas Church is no stranger to the film world either and even Watts Chapel, once, found itself transformed into a 1920's nightclub at the hands of one location manager! Both the Harrow and the Withies can cater for parties of all sizes and Compton has excellent professional caterers and musicians. Those wishing to stay may need to look a little further afield, but for local events, can enquire about hiring the village's very own mini-bus!
Scroll DOWN to see the NEW INTERACTIVE calendar is at the bottom of the page
Places for hire
What's On in Compton
Future Dates for your Diary
Compton War Memorial INTRO
The calendar on the right includes all dates given to Jane for inclusion in the NEWS.
KEY public events that concern Compton as a whole, are listed below;
An introduction to the Compton War Memorial is available to download here. To obtain the book for £5, please contact Jane Turner.
19th and Saturday 20th June at 8pm – THE LAST FIVE YEARS by Jason Robert Brown, directed by Alison Hough, and starring Emma Hough and David Oliver in the musical’s two roles of Cathy and Jamie, with some stunning music played by Paul Ooi, currently studying Piano at Trinity College London.
A film of the musical has recently been released starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan so this is a chance to see this fantastic show ‘live’. Alison and the cast will also be taking this production to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August. Tickets are £10 and are available from the Box Office on 07964 515103, by post to 49 The Oval, Farncombe GU7 3JZ, or on line from www.ticketsource.co.uk/clt.