Charity Collection

This year's VW charity is Crawley Open House, who provide support and services for those suffering the effects of homelessness, unemployment, loneliness, discrimination, or other forms of social ex...

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30th Jul 2019 8:24pm

Venture Week 2019 Update

It's always astonishing how quickly the year rolls around, but here we are, ready to go for Venture Week once again in 2019. You can check out the schedule for the week, which starts at 9:30am this...

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26th Jul 2019 4:41pm

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Thank Yous

Venture Week Committee

The committee who work hard all year, getting everything organised in advance.


All the Group Leaders who give so much time before and during the week to ensure that there is plenty of fun and games for everyone.

All the parents and helpers, particularly those who give up a whole week's holiday to help.

Julia Forsman, who did the photography for VW2017.

The children, without whom Venture Week would be totally pointless!

Last, but not least, the Revd. Canon Nicky Tredennick, who founded Venture Week in 1986.


The organisations below have helped to make Venture Week 2017 a reality, and we all sincerely thank them for their financial contribution...

Charlwood Village Council

Charlwood Parish Council

The Parish Council is the community's direct link to district and county councils and to central government. It also has responsibility for maintaining the leisure & recreational areas in the community - The Recreation Ground, The Millennium Field and the Withey as well as management of the Glebe Field.

Britaniacrest Recycling

Britaniacrest Recycling

Britaniacrest Recycling is a family business, started in 1993 to provide an affordable and professional skip hire and waste management service in West Sussex and East Surrey for private and commercial customers.

In the last 16 years Britaniacrest has gone from strength to strength to become one of the south's leading waste management companies running a fleet of modern vehicles and a transfer station with associated machinery such as crushers, screeners, loading shovels and 360's.

The Charlwood Pub

The Charlwood Pub

Feel at home at our brand new, local independent Gastro Pub serving amazing good and drink, with awesome service. Opened in March 2018 following thorough refurbishment. Located in the heart of Charlwood, serving guests from all the surrounding towns and villages as well as Gatwick visitors. Under award-winning management, bringing you freshly prepared classic British food from breakfast through to dinner, with weekly specials and the most talked about Sunday Roasts across Surrey and Sussex.


Salfords & Sidlow Parish Council

The Council aims to serve the communities of both Salfords and Sidlow in ways that back up the efforts of our Borough and County Councils and Councillors.


Smith & Earles Charity

Provides grants for people with disabilities or those over 65 and in need who have lived in the parish of Charlwood for at least five years. Help is also given towards the hiring of halls for meetings for older people, hospices and school requirements.


The John Bristow & Thomas Mason Trust

The John Bristow and Thomas Mason Trust is a charitable body based in the villages of Charlwood and Hookwood in southeast Surrey. In general terms, it exists for the benefit of the residents of the two villages as defined in its objects.