The Limpsfield Blog

BBC Surrey – interview with Kari Pridden and Adrienne Gray

Limpsfield’s own Kari Pridden of Memorial Stores and The Bull Inn’s Adrienne Gray were both interviewed on BBC Radio Surrey on July 31st, talking about the challenges faced by small villages in keeping up with modern life, but maintaining a sense of community.

With so many villages now struggling to maintain a working community, BBC Surrey wanted to know the challenges faced and Limpsfield’s secret formula!

Listen to the interview HERE– starting about 22 minutes into the programme. Available until 30 August 2019. 

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Lucy’s new film tackles tricky theme of domestic violence

Talented local film-maker and owner of Limpsfield’s Fancier Dress, Lucy Linger Moore, is now well into the production of her latest project, ‘He’s So Good With The Baby’,  a short film that tackles the tricky theme of domestic violence.  Continue reading Lucy’s new film tackles tricky theme of domestic violence

The Limpsfield Fete – bigger and better than ever!

And so another Limpsfield Village Fete is over. And what a great day – with a huge turnout and lots of great stalls and activities for all the family. Continue reading The Limpsfield Fete – bigger and better than ever!

On May 2 – make your local votes count

In case you didn’t know, on May 2 there are local elections going on.  These elections are important to your interests and life in your local community.  As well as the Tandridge Council Elections, there are also the Parish Council Elections and the vote to support the Limpsfield Neighbourhood Plan.  These votes will all be cast at the same time.

We’ve learned a big lesson over the last couple of years in terms of the dangers of not voting, so make your votes count… Continue reading On May 2 – make your local votes count

Glories of Limpsfield Community Orchard – Photography competition

Calling all blossoming photographers!  In celebration of its tenth anniversary, the Limpsfield Community Orchard is holding a photo competition with entries open until October 1 2019.

The title for the competition is The Glories of the Limpsfield Community Orchard and submissions should capture the spirit of this fantastic community project.

All ages welcome – there are 3 age categories.

Photos must be submitted in print form, no larger than A4 size. Entries must be in by October 1 2019 and photographs must have been taken between September 2018 and September 2019.

Spring is a great time to see the Orchard in its full glory, so why not head there at the weekend or after school.

For more information and details of where to sen your photos, email Helen Ellson on


Good luck!

RIP Kevin Black, a local inspiration

Yesterday it was announced that the much-loved local journalist, Kevin Black, died on New Year’s Eve in hospital, after a second bout of the cancer he fought off a few years ago.  We are really shocked and saddened to hear about Kevin’s passing and our thoughts and love go out to his family and friends.  Continue reading RIP Kevin Black, a local inspiration

Panda officially launches new home on Glebe Meadow

The sun was shining for Alison Thompson, manager of Panda Nursery, who celebrated the official launch of her fabulous new building on Glebe Meadow, Limpsfield on Saturday 15th Sept. Continue reading Panda officially launches new home on Glebe Meadow

Limpsfield & St Peter’s Go Floral!

Once again, the village was transformed for Limpsfield in Bloom with hanging baskets, pots, flower beds and other displays colouring the village in a sea of purple, green and white to celebrate the end of WW1 and the suffragette movement, with judging day taking place last Thursday (5 July).

This year, however, the Limpsfield in Bloom organisers decided to go one bigger, staging the first Limpsfield Flower Festival and Celebration Concert in conjunction with St Peter’s Church. Continue reading Limpsfield & St Peter’s Go Floral!

Meet the family behind Limpsfield’s new café

The new kids on the block (aka Limpsfield High Street) are Theresa, Hayley and Sean, who have just opened new café, Coffee at Kiwi House.  If you’ve not been yet, take a trip up the high street – Tuesday to Sunday – for coffee, cakes, breakfasts and light lunches. Continue reading Meet the family behind Limpsfield’s new café

Cider, Crisps and Cricket at The Royal British Legion, Limpsfield!

One of the perfect places to spend a Summer’s afternoon is the Royal British Legion at Grub Street, Limpsfield.  This hidden gem has been part of Limpsfield life for around 80 years and is in a truly lovely location, on the edge of the Grub Street cricket pitch (home to Oxted & Limpsfield Cricket Club) and overlooking the common, Limpsfield CofE Infants School and the Limpsfield Chart Golf Club. Continue reading Cider, Crisps and Cricket at The Royal British Legion, Limpsfield!