Newlands CornerSat 16 Dec, 2023

Christmas Pant-O-mime Cracker

Local level event

Explanation of Event levels

Local events are usually low key and in the 'localised' area, ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Training are non competitive events used for training and coaching, aimed at members of the club, but they can attract people from neighbouring clubs, and are often ideal for newcomers to try the sport. Regional events attract participants from around the local Region, National events are high quality competitions that will attract people from far away, Major events are Major Events such as a British Championships.

Terrain type: Woodland


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Last updated: Sun 17 December, 2023


A Fun Festive Family Frolic

This is going to be amazing fun! (oh no it isn't!)
Yes it is! Really exciting! (oh no it isn't!)
There'll be mulled wine and hot sausages! (now you're talking)

This event has a score format
This event requires you to visit as many controls as you can (in any order) within 45 minutes in order to solve some pantomime questions. You do not need to know the pantomime plots but knowing the names of the characters is pretty important.

Individuals or teams can enter. Every person gets a map and teams can stay together or split up in order to get more control visits in the allotted 45 minutes. Scores will be calculated from the number of successfully answered questions. However points will be deducted if any of the team returns after more than 45 minutes.

No dibbers are required for this event, but you will want to have a watch!

Location Info

Near: Guildford
Lat,Lng: 51.23274,-0.50776
Postcode: GU4 8SE

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Course Information


A 45-minute orienteering challenge, which you will find easier if you swot up the names of the characters in the following pantomimes:

Dick Whittington
Jack and the Beanstalk
Robin Hood

Don't be late back or you may turn into a pumpkin!

Entry Details

Enter online at racesignup or come along and enter on the day (with cash). Online entries close at 11am on the day of the event (first mass start time).

Individual entries, or teams of up to 4 people (maximum two M/W18+ in each team).

Senior: £8.00
Junior/Student: £3.00

Juniors are under 21 on 31st December.

Registration and Start times

Register to enter on the day from 10am.

Mass starts at 11am and 11:30.


There are toilets and a cafe at Newlands Corner. GO will be serving hot sausages, mulled wine, mince pies...

Dog restrictions

Well-behaved dogs are welcome

Contacts / Officials

Planner: John Collyer

Organiser: Marion Payne-Bird (eventorganiser at