God told me to do it

150 years ago this week, a Surbiton man claimed God visited him in a dream.

God told Thomas Philpott, a professional printer, to start a newspaper: The Surrey Comet. This weekend's festival will include a wreath laying ceremony by the local paper's current editor.

Read more in The Surrey Comet...

12th Annual Surbiton Festival

Surbiton Festival

Surbitonians take to the streets this Saturday.

Programme for Saturday 25th September

10.00am Opening Ceremony
by his Worshipful The Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames at the Junction of St. Andrew's Rd and Victoria Road
10.00am - 4.00pm Street Market & Entertainments
Stalls the length of Victoria Road
11.00am - 4.00pm 'Building a Community'
Exhibition at St Andrew's Church, St Andrew's Road
11.00am Wreath Laying Service

Festival pictures

The Kingston Guardian is running a picture feature on the Surbiton festival. I couldn't spot me in them though.

See the gallery in the Kingston Guardian...

See more photos in our festival picture gallery...

Biggest Festival yet?

Surbiton festival

It's thought that more people than ever went to this year's Surbiton Festival last Saturday.

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