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Surbiton Festival: 5-a-Side Football Tournament

Jan '70
Thu 1st

The tournament is a public fundraising event organised by Yorda Adventures.

Ten teams from the local community are invited to take part in the competition at Victoria Park in Surbiton. Fulham Football Club will run activities for children alongside the adult games and spectators will be well catered for with a refreshment tent. Why not come along to cheer along your team!

The Surbiton Trophy

Jan '70
Thu 1st

Staged by the LTA, The Surbiton Trophy is one of the most prestigious men's and women's grass court tournaments.

Hosted at the Surbiton Racket & Fitness Club

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Thames Ditton Regatta - 13th May

The 2006 Thames Ditton Regatta takes place on Saturday 13th May on the River Thames opposite Hampton Court Palace.

The regatta was established in 1948 and is one of the first of a series of rowing regattas held each year. The event is always popular with athletes - attracting in excess of 250 entries every year, with competitors coming from far and wide, as well as the local community

A spectacle which unfolds throughout the day and ends in a series of exciting finals to determine the winners in each class, the races take places from 8:30am to 7.00pm and are rowed upstream along a buoyed course on the Thames Ditton side of the river, starting at Boyle Farm Island and finishing alongside the River Mole near to Hampton Court Bridge.

The regatta offers a truly splendid family day out by the river and spectators are welcomed throughout the day. A refreshment marquee, licensed bar and a beer tent can be found on the lawns in the Regatta Enclosure at the end of Aragon Avenue, just a short bus ride (514/515) from Thames Ditton Station.

Entry to the regatta enclosure is £5 per head or £15 per family, which includes a racing programme.

A list of crews who are taking part can be found at the event website at

Tennis Club to hold open weekend 6th/7th May

Thames Ditton tennis club is holding an open weekend at its Weston Green Road site from 2pm on Saturday 6th May. All levels of adult player will be very welcome!

Thames Ditton Tennis Club launches new Website

Thames Ditton Lawn Tennis Club, based in Weston Green Road close to Thames Ditton railway station, has just launched a new Website. It's at

Please visit!

Best beaten up in Victoria pub

Soccer hero George Best has been the apparent victim of an assult during his girlfriend's birthday celebration.

On Sunday night, while drinking with his Surbiton girlfriend Ros Hollidge, three men burst into the Victoria Road public house and began hitting an punching Best in the head. He claims the attack was arranged by someone, but so far no arrests have been made. Best is a well known regular of The Victoria pub.

Best made the papers last June, when was beaten up by Hollidge in Surbiton.

Read more in The Belfast Telegraph...

Girlfriend cautioned by police for 'vasing' George Best

Best taken to Kingston Hospital after vicious vase attack at his girlfriend's Surbiton home.

Ros Hollidge, current partner of seventies football star George Best, was held overnight at Kingston Police Station this weekend.

Police were called to the scene by neighbours who reported screaming and shouting.

Read more in The Mirror and The Evening Standard...

Surbiton opens the UK's grass court tennis season

Considered by many as the preparation for the Wimbledon Championships, the annual Lawn Tennis Association's The Surbiton Trophy championship will be held at the usual Surbiton Racket and Fitness Club venue in Berrylands.

Visited by major-league competitors the championship has for many years attraction tennis' top names as Peter Greatorex Tournament Director explains, "Our main draw regularly attracts players, both men and women, from the world's top 100 and continues to grow in popularity each year."

The event runs from 30th of May to the 5th of June.

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