Christmas in Mole Valley

All things Christmas that you need to know and can look forward to in Mole Valley over the festive period in one place.

Dorking Halls Christmas Panto

16 - 28 December - Book

Set your alarm clock early for Dorking Halls' much-anticipated panto, this year starring X-Factor finalist and Celebrity Big Brother's Christopher Maloney as Prince and Emmerdale's Gemma Oaten as Wicked Fairy.

Expect plenty of fun, laughter and audience participation! Packed with sensational songs, dazzling dance routines, spectacular sets and fabulous costumes, this is a tremendous treat for all the family.

Free Festive Parking in Mole Valley!

From 12 midday on Saturday 2, 9 and 16 December, shoppers will park free of charge in any of MVDC owned car parks.

Additional free parking sessions will run in Dorking from 3pm for the Gala Night on 7 December, in Bookham from 3pm for the late night shopping event on 14 December and in Ashtead from 3pm on 5 December.


Looking for more to do? Take a look at Events in Mole Valley.


2017/18 Christmas and New Year Collections

There are a few changes to the bin collection calendar over the Christmas and New Year period, starting with Christmas day's (Monday) green bin collection being moved forward to Saturday 23 December. Normal collection dates will resume from Monday 8 January 2018. View the revised waste and recycling calendar here.

Christmas Tree Recycling

You will be able to dispose of your Christmas tree at the following recycling point/centre. If you are a garden waste collection subscriber, you can also put the tree in your brown-lidded bin.

Opening Hours over the Festive Period

Please see below for the opening hours of the Council's Pippbrook offices in Dorking, the HelpShop in Leatherhead and Community Support Services. Our Telecare service operates 24/7, 365 days of the year.

MVDC Council Offices, Dorking

  • Friday 22 December: 8.30am - 4pm
  • Monday 25 December: CLOSED
  • Tuesday 26 December: CLOSED
  • Wednesday 27 December: CLOSED
  • Thursday 28 December: 8.30am-4pm
  • Friday 29 December: 8.30am-4pm
  • Monday 1 January: CLOSED
  • Tuesday 2 January: Resume normal opening hours (8.30am - 5pm)

HelpShop, Leatherhead

  • Friday 22 December: 9.30am - 3.30pm
  • Monday 25 December: CLOSED
  • Tuesday 26 December: CLOSED
  • Wednesday 27 December: CLOSED
  • Thursday 28 December: 9.30am-3.30pm
  • Friday 29 December: 9.30am-3.30pm
  • Monday 1 January: CLOSED
  • Tuesday 2 January: Resume normal opening hours (9.30am - 4.30pm)

Fairfield Centre, Leatherhead

  • Friday 22 December: 10am - 4pm
  • Monday 25 December: CLOSED
  • Tuesday 26 December: CLOSED
  • Wednesday 27 December: CLOSED
  • Thursday 28 December: 10am-4pm
  • Friday 29 December: 10am-3pm
  • Monday 1 January: CLOSED
  • Tuesday 2 January: Resume normal opening hours (10am - 4pm)

Community Transport

  • Friday 22 December: 9am - 4.30pm
  • Saturday 23 December: 9am - 4.30pm
  • Monday 25 December: CLOSED
  • Tuesday 26 December: CLOSED
  • Wednesday 27 December: CLOSED
  • Thursday 28 December: 9am-4.30pm
  • Friday 29 December: 9am-4.30pm
  • Saturday 30 December: 9am - 4.30pm
  • Monday 1 January: CLOSED
  • Tuesday 2 January: Resume normal opening hours (9am - 4.30pm)
Last Updated: 11/12/2017




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