Horley Online

Horley Online is a community website for Horley in Surrey.
It is run by local people for the community of
Horley, Burstow, Charlwood, Copthorne, Earlswood, Gatwick, Hookwood, Horne, Outwood, Salfords and Smallfield.

We have no affiliation to any local or borough councils, our aim is to provide support and information for local people.


St George's Day Celebrations in Horley Town Centre.
Saturday 21st April.

Organised by the Horley Association of Traders (HATS).

St George's Day Horley Surrey 2018

More info on the HATS Facebook page.

Open Day at Wykeham House Care Home. Saturday 21st April.

Wykham House, Horley, Open Day 21st April

Visit their website.

Horley Town Council - Vacancy for Town Councillor for the North West Ward.

Vacancy on Horley Town Council

Click here for more info on the Town Council website.

From Stage and Screen - Crawley Millennium Concert Band
Saturday 28th April, 7pm, at Horley Methodist Church.
Crawley Millennium Concert Band presents an eclectic mix of show tunes and blockbuster soundtracks for your delectation.
Tickets £8 (£1 for under 16s) available on the door, or in advance from the church cafe on April 14, 21 and 28 during their opening hours of 10.30am to 12.30pm. Alternatively, email cmcband@hotmail.com.

From Stage to Screen concert, Horley, Surrey

Oakwood School Race Night

Oakwood School Horley Surrey

Friday 27th April

The Horley in Bloom Organising Committee is delighted to announce the launch of this year’s competition, now in its 24th year.

Horley in Bloom Competition

Click here to find out more.

See the winners of the Horley Photographic Club Children's Competition.

On our Arts page.

Horley and District Constitutional Club are holding a EUROVISION SONG CONTEST PARTY ON 12th May 2018 in the CENTENARY LOUNGE UPSTAIRS.

Horley Constitutional Club, Surrey

It’s an opportunity to see our club, see if you like it and perhaps join the club as a member. We are a welcoming bunch and would love you to join us. TICKETS ARE £5 which includes a buffet. Dress code is smart casual if you don’t want to dress up. To book your place please call 01293 782045. You can pay on the night but you must book in advance. It’s sure to be a great night. There’s a late bar too!

We list four local minor injuries units on our health page.

Click here to visit our health page.

Come to a Murder Mystery Evening at Serendipity in Horley. Saturday 28th April.

Click here to book tickets.

You are warmly invited to join us for
Tuesday 15 May 2018, 10am.
Come and enjoy a slice of home-made cake and some freshly brewed coffee (or tea!) and meet members of the fostering team.
We are a small and friendly fostering agency who would be delighted to talk with you about the amazing task of fostering and the joys (plus some tribulations!) this can bring to your life.
Cornerways Office, Smallmead House,
Smallmead, Horley, RH6 9LW
Tel: 01293 826 830

Cornerways Horley

Horley Bowling Club have their open day on Monday 7th May.

Horley Bowls Club Open Day 2018

Come along and try for free. Visit the Horley Bowling Club website.

Click here to find out more about sports clubs in and around Horley.

Visit our Local Transport page to get info on local buses, trains and taxis.

Visit the Horley local transport page.

The Horley jobs page

It's FREE to post your job vacancies on Horley Online. Just click here and send us the details.

Swing-Thing are just one of the local dance clubs featured on our arts page.

Swing-Thing Dace, Salfords near Horley

Swing Thing teach Lindy Hop every Tuesday from 8:00pm at the Perrywood Sports and Social Club, Honeycrock Lane, Salfords, RH1 5JP. Our beginners class runs on a ten week rotation, classes cost £6, with no need to book in advance.

Visit their website for up and coming events such as live bands and specialist workshops taught by some of the best dancers in the country.

See more about local dance clubs on the Horley Online arts page.

Horley Library - latest news on the move. It has been agreed that Horley Library will move to Unit 1, Russel Square. This is in the centre of Horley opposite the Jack Fairman. We understand this will happen in 2018.

As soon as we know more we will post it.

Visit the Horley Library website.

Interior view of Horley Library

British Airways Run Gatwick Half Marathon is on Sunday 13th May 2018.Click here to visit the Run Gatwick website.
Run Gatwick 2018

The new Chamber of Commerce printed directory of members will be delivered all over Horley in June. Watch out for your copy.
The Horley Chamber of Commerce directory of members 2018

Perrywood Sports & Social Club are looking for local businesses to help sponsor this important Charity fun-day and football match. It's in aid of Sarcoma Cancer UK and the local Macmillan Cancer Support Centre at East Surrey Hospital. If you can help click on the poster to visit their Facebook page.

Perrywood Sports Club near Horley, Charity Match


Free Business Skills Workshops.
Six FREE business skills workshops, held at East Surrey College, in partnership with Reigate & Banstead Borough Council.
Taking place from Monday 23 - Thursday 26 April, and presented by four industry professionals, with experience that spans Marketing, Finance and Sales.
These workshops are the perfect opportunity to gain practical, expert advice on key business topics. Click here to find out more.

Business Skills Worshop. East Surrey College

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Horley Sure Start Children's Centre

Horley Sure Start Children's Cenre, Horley, Surrey

The Horley Sure Star Children's Centre is based at The Bungalow, Kiln Lane, Horley RH6 8JG (next to Meath Green Infant School). Sure Start Children's Centres in Surrey support children and their familes from pregnancy right through to starting school. The centre runs a variety of courses throughout the year and provide a range of services. Please call the Centre for dates and times of courses: 01293 820068.

Click here to visit the Horley Sure Star Children's Centre website.

Course include:

Play & Learn from Monday 23/4 – 9.45 – 11.15 – A fun play session for parents and their under 5’s. Activities planned around the EYFS. Held at Horley Baptist Church, £1.50 per family.

Baby Café from 16/4 (term time only) 10-12 – Breastfeeding support and information from an NCT breastfeeding counsellor, supported by mums. At the Old Fire Station, Albert Road, RH6 7JA (next to Lloyds Bank) £1.50

Helping Your Child To Manage Stress 7 Anxiety – FREE. 12.45 – 2.45 Find out about childhood fears and worries and ways in which you can help your child to manage them. Two course dates available, 23rd & 30th April and 14th & 21st May. Held at Horley Baptist Church. Call to book.

Baby Reflexology with Penelope – 10-11 – Learn this lifelong skill encouraging self healing. A wonderful bonding technique, promoting feelings of calm and security. Starts 23rd April for four weeks (excluding 7/5) to book call 07729762955. Held at the Bungalow. £35


Baby Massage – 9.45 – 10.45 - A five week course. Next course starts on the 24th April and 12th June 2018. Held at Horley Children’s Centre, The Bungalow. £25. Call to book.

Parenting Puzzle – 9.45 – 11.45 – A relaxed 4 week course building on existing skills to manage children’s behaviour. Starts Tuesday 5th June. Supervised play area available, request at booking. The cost includes the brilliant Parenting Puzzle Book which retails at £12.50 + p&p. Call to book. Held at Horley Baptist Church. £3.50 per week.

Time to Shine (from Tuesday 24th April) – 1.15 – 2.45 - A family play session for children aged 0-5 with possible developmental delay in communication, concentration, physical or social and emotional skills. Call us for more information. Held at Horley Children’s Centre The Bungalow. £1.50 per family.


Active Play – 9.45 – 11.15 – A fun, physical and energetic play session for confident walkers up to 5 & their parents! Held at the Horley Baptist Church. £1.50 per family.

Child Health Drop In – 9.45 – 11.30 – Advice and support available from the 0-19 health visiting team. Held at the Horley Children’s Centre.

Postnatal Group (Surrey Families) – 1.00 – 2.30 – A four week course for new parents. Topics include responsive parenting, brain development, baby massage, first aid and play and development. Starts 13th June. Held at the Horley Baptist Church. £1 per week. Call to book.

Toilet Training – 1.30 – 2.30 – Practical advice and tips as well as helping parents to understand bladder control. 20th June. Held at Horley Children’s Centre. Call to book. Free.

Introducing Family Foods – 12.30 – 2.30 – Moving on to family foods using baby led weaning. Recommended at about 4 months old. Horley Children’s Centre April 11th and June 13th. (May 22nd & July 17th 1-2.30 at the Windmill CC) Horley Children’s Centre. Call to book. Free.


Sign Rhyme Music and Story Time – 9.45 – 10.30 – Develop early communication with singing, stories and rhyme. 0-5’s. Held at Horley Baptist Church. £1.50 per family.

Baby Explorers – 10.45 – 11.45 – Action songs, rhymes and sensory play. 0 -18m (non walkers) Held at Horley Baptist Church. £1.50 per family.

English for EAL Families – 12.45 – 2.45 A 5 week course for parents and carers of children 0-11 where English is an additional language. Improve your English skills whilst building confidence to help your child with their school worl. Starts 7th June to 5th July – Creche available. Held at Horley Baptist Church. Free.

See more about the Horley Sure Start Children's Centre on our childcare page.

Horley Sure Start Children’s Centre - Alive 'N' Kicking is a highly successful, National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) compliant, children’s lifestyle weight management service that helps overweight children, young people and their families to reach and maintain a healthier weight. The programme can be offered FREE to children who are overweight or obese between the ages of 5-19, resident in Surrey.

A rolling programme starts on week commencing 16th April at Horley Leisure Centre. More info at: Website.

Horley Conservation Group.
Next event: Gatwick Goes Wild. Fun for all the family on Gatwick's wildlife sites.
Date: 28th May 2018, 12:00PM
Tel: 01293 550730

The Hive Rooms - a great new place in Horley for musicians.

The Hive Rooms, rehearsal rooms, Horley, Surrey

Built for musicians by musicians. The Hive Rooms are a creative, professional working environment, thoughtfully designed, engineered and serviced. If you’d like a tour of The Hive Rooms visit their website or call 01293 855 374.

East Surrey College

East Surrey College Job Fair 2018

Saturday 16th June. Click here for more info and to pre-register. www.esc.ac.uk

Find out more about further education in the Horley area.

Horley Branch WEA (Workers Educational Association)

Queen Victoria`s Family
from 10.00 – 1.30 on June 23 at the Archway Theatre Function Room, The Drive, Horley RH6 7NQ
We shall consider the lives of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, their nine children and their grandchildren and find out why Queen Victoria is sometimes referred to as the `Grandmama of Europe`.
Tea and coffee will be provided and all are welcome.
For further details and to enrol, by June 7, please visit wea.org.uk or telephone 0300 303 3464.
The course reference number is C37 42642.
For more information, please contact the Secretary, Jennifer Robinson: Tel. 01342 843801
or email j.wrobinson@btinternet.com

Have your say about the Surrey Waste Plan. Surrey County Council are currently preparing a new Surrey Waste Local Plan due to be adopted in 2019.

Click here to find out more.

Take-away food in Horley

If you want more info on the Green Belt around Horley click on the image below.

Map of the Green Belt around Horley

Health Services, Horley Surrey

Over 8700 local people 'Like' the Horley Town Facebook page. Go there now and join the local conversation.

Horley Lions Club do an amazing job raising money for local charities. This year they have set a target of distributing in excess of £40,000 from their activities.

The Horley Carnival is one of the local events they are involved in. See more of their events on the Horley Calendar.

Horley Carnival 2018

Visit the Horley Lions website.

Strawson Hall to be rebuilt and open in September
The Trustees are pleased to announce the signing of a contract to build the new Strawson Hall.
The Contract is with D & R Carpentry and Building Services of Horley and the plan is to complete by August 1st and be open for business by September 1st.

Did you know that Surrey and Sussex NHS offer a range of apprenticeships as well as local jobs at East Surrey Hospital? Visit our jobs page for more info.

Click here to check out what's on at the Archway Theatre in Horley.

Visit the Horley Local History Society website. It has some fascinating info and photographs from Horley's past.

Horley Local History Society


• • •  SMILE  • • •

I went to the doctor. He said 'you've got a very serious illness'.
I said 'I want a second opinion'.
He said 'all right, you're ugly as well'.
In memory of the great Tommy Cooper.

Susy Radio is our partner community radio station for Horley, Gatwick, Redhill, Reigate, Crawley and the surrounding villages. Established 1996.
Tune in now to Susy Radio.

Susy Radio, the local radio station for Horley in Surrey and the surrounding areaClick on the logo to listen live online.

Visit the Susy Radio website.

Over 8000 local people 'Like' the Horley Town Facebook page. Go there now.