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Whats on in Surrey this February

Linda Seward’s detailed diary of the best of what’s on in theatre, music, exhibitions, arts, sports and countryside over the coming weeks.
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Bill Bailey – Larks in Transit Tour
New Wimbledon Theatre, Wimbledon - Monday 12 to Tuesday 13 February
The incomparable Bill Bailey presents a compendium of travellers’ tales from his twenty years as a touring comedian. This entertaining and intelligent man tackles politics, philosophy and, of course, the pursuit of happiness. Described by the Daily Telegraph as “the brainiest comic of his generation”, Bill also manages to perform a symphony from a ringtone, relates the real story of Old McDonald and reimagines the Stars and Stripes. Bill will be touring nationwide during 2018 with 51 dates so far announced and returns to Surrey in May when he performs at G Live.

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Butterflies in The Glasshouse
RHS Garden Wisley, Woking - To Sunday 4 March

The wonderful Butterflies in the Glasshouse returns to RHS Garden Wisley offering a tropical treat for visitors and an intriguing escape away from winter’s chill. With more than 50 species of free-flying, exotic butterflies to meet in the Tropical Zone of the stunning Glasshouse, this is an exhibit not to be missed. Displaying stand-out colours and patterns, these butterflies are at home amongst the lush, tropical plantings, including palm trees, bananas and climbers, as well as aquatic plants that thrive in the warm jungle pool. New species of butterflies such as Graphium doson and Papilio paris will join vibrant favourites for 2018, such as Morpho peleides, Kallima inachus and
Siproeta stelene. During a visit, why not explore the family-friendly Education Zone at RHS Wisley? This interactive area offers visitors the chance to learn about the fascinating life cycle of a butterfly, along with much more.


Above: Tree nymph butterfly at RHS Garden Wisley ©RHS CREDIT JULIAN WEIGALL