THE SPORTS LOCKER: FORTHCOMING FIXTURES & EVENTS
Sports. You win some. You lose some. Some you just do because you want to. Winter swimming, night running, learning to ski? Whatever the weather, find some of the best sports fixtures and events taking place in Surrey this November with the latest edition of The Sports Locker.
THE MAVERICKS EXPOSURE LIGHTS DARK SURREY / NOVEMBER 4 / LOSELEY PARK, SURREY
Fancy a nighttime run? Sign up for these 5K, 10K, or 15K trails taking place at scenic Loseley Park this November. With over 1,400 acres of estate and routes that lead to the North Downs, it’s safe to say some fun trail running awaits. Don’t forget your head torch! Dogs welcome.
For more information, visit maverick-race.com
CONCORDE SILVER SIMULATOR FLIGHT / NOVEMBER 4 / BROOKLANDS MUSEUM, WEYBRIDGE
Fancy flying from London to New York in a matter of hours? Well, you can’t do that, but you can take part in this special Concorde Silver Simulator Flight, jetting off from the historic Brooklands Museum this month. Spaces are limited, so make like a Concorde and speed off to get some tickets right now.
For more information, visit brooklandsmuseum.com
GUILDFORD FLAMES VS FIFE FLYERS / NOVEMBER 5 / SPECTRUM LEISURE COMPLEX, GUILDFORD
It’s been an unexpectedly slow start for the Flames this season. Can they muster the might to stoke the fire and get their points tally fired up? Go and make a noise and take the family with you, as kids go free for this fixture with Fife Flyers this month. Call the box office for more details on tickets.
For more information, visit guildfordflames.com
SURREY SCORCHERS VS BRISTOL FLYERS / NOVEMBER 11 / SURREY SPORTS PARK, GUILDFORD
It’s not an ideal start to the Surrey Scorchers BBL season. However, there are clear signs of improvement under Coach Gardner’s squad, and the margins and shorelines have been tight. Prepare for a high-octane end-to-end game of ball as Surrey Scorchers prepare to turn up the heat on their visitors Bristol Flyers.
For more information, visit surreyscorchers.co.uk
INTRO TO SUP / NOVEMBER 12 / BUCKLAND PARK LAGOON, BETCHWORTH
If you’ve seen hoards of SUP users on the beaches and the rivers and thought, ‘Hey, I’d like to give that a go’, then why not join the outdoor pursuit enthusiasts, The Surrey Hills Adventure Company, for an introduction to all things SUP? With limited sessions taking place across the winter months, sign up for this session in November.
For more information, visit theshac.co.uk
SURREY HILLS TRAILBLAZER / NOVEMBER 12 / HOLMBURY & PITCH HILL
Looking for some hints and tips on the best trails to ride in Surrey? Ideally suited to intermediate and advanced riders with a good fitness level, why not participate in this guided ride that’ll see you speed, skid, twist, and turn your way through the Surrey Hills this November?
For more information, visit marmalademtb.com
JUMP SEASON OPENER / NOVEMBER 12 / SANDOWN PARK RACECOURSE, ESHER
Jump season is back for the first nine races at Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher. Marking the beginning of the 2023/24 National Jump race season, enjoy a day of action-packed racing and celebrate the arrival of the new season with a day of entertainment on and off the track.
For more information, visit thejockeyclub.co.uk
WOKING VS OLDHAM ATHLETIC / NOVEMBER 18 / THE LAITHWAITE COMMUNITY STADIUM, WOKING
Woking welcome Oldham Athletic to The Laithwaite Community Stadium this month. With the Cards hoping to maintain their play-off hopeful performances of late, get a ticket quick and cheer on your local football team to victory.
For more information, visit wokingfc.co.uk
LEARN TO SKI / NOVEMBER 19 / SANDOWN SPORTS, ESHER
Booked your first skiing holiday and haven’t got a scooby-doo what to do once you get there? Take part in these popular adult skiing classes for beginners, held at Sandown Sports in Esher, and get prepared for a week or two on the piste safe in the knowledge that you’ll at least know how to stop without becoming a snowball on the side of a mountain.
For more information, visit sandownsports.co.uk
DORKING WANDERERS VS DAGENHAM & REDBRIDGE / NOVEMBER 21 / MEADOWBANK STADIUM, DORKING
Dorking are enjoying their second season in the National League and getting wins under their belt. Can they claim three more points? Can striker Jason Prior keep banging the goals in? Find out as they take on low-lying Dagenham & Redbridge this month.
For more information, visit dorkingwanderers.com
WINTER SWIMMING / DIVERS COVE, GODSTONE
Fancy a brisk dip? Divers Cove over in Godstone provides some excellent pay-as-you swim sessions, making your exercise routine that bit more fluid. Get lost in the idyllic Surrey Hills countryside as you swim in crystal clear waters found at the Cove’s previous incarnation as a sand extraction site.
For more information, visit diverscove.co.uk
LEGENDS TOUR OF TWICKENHAM WITH UGO MONYE / NOVEMBER 26 / TWICKENHAM STADIUM
England rugby legend Ugo Monye will be on hand to provide some locker room secrets to those joining this unique Twickenham Legends Stadium tour this November. Line up in the tunnel and into the England changing room before discovering the mecca of English Rugby, Twickenham Stadium. Spaces are limited, so book your place today.
For more information, visit twickenhamstadium.com