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September 2019

Burning Bright: The Scottish Colourists

07/09/2019 - 12/01/2020
The Lightbox Gallery and Museum, The Lighbox Gallery & Museum
Woking, Surrey GU214AA United Kingdom

This new exhibition will bring together the significant works of Scottish Colourists S.J. Peploe (1871 - 1935), J.D. Fergusson (1874 - 1961), G.L. Hunter (1877 - 1931) and F.C.B. Cadell (1871 - 1935). The works will include paintings and drawings which represent all of the favoured subjects of the artists such as still-life, interior scenes, landscapes and portraiture.

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Burning Bright: The Scottish Colourists

07/09/2019 - 12/01/2020
The Lightbox Gallery and Museum, The Lighbox Gallery & Museum
Woking, Surrey GU214AA United Kingdom
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This new exhibition will bring together the significant works of Scottish Colourists S.J. Peploe (1871 - 1935), J.D. Fergusson (1874 - 1961), G.L. Hunter (1877 - 1931) and F.C.B. Cadell (1883 - 1935). The works will include paintings and drawings which represent all of the favoured subjects of the artists such as still-life, interior scenes, landscapes and portraiture. The Scottish Colourists were among the first British artists to get to grips with the radical new trends in painting which emerged at the beginning of the twentieth century. They loved to travel and this will be reflected in their depiction of bright and beautiful European destinations.

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GSC SATURDAYS DRAMA CLUB

21/09/2019 - 11/07/2020
Guildford County School, Farnham Road
Guildford, GU2 4LU United Kingdom
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£160

Every Saturday we ignite the imagination of young actors in small friendly groups. Working with professional actors and stage combat instructors, they play fun games, rehearse plays, strengthen their confidence and learn more about the exciting world of theatre.

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October 2019

GSC YOUNG COMPANY

03/10/2019 - 21/04/2020
Guildford Shakespeare Company HQ, 14/15 Midleton Road
Guildford, GU2 8XW United Kingdom
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£800

Following in the footsteps of our professionals, the GSC Young Company is a weekly course for 12-18 yr olds. Members devise and rehearse a brand new play inspired by our professional season, to be performed as part of Will's Birthday Bash in April.

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In Print: Capturing Light

25/10/2019 - 05/01/2020
Watts Gallery, Down Lane
Compton, Surrey GU3 1DQ United Kingdom

The next instalment in our distinguished In Print annual exhibition series features over 50 beautiful and atmospheric prints depicting reflections, shadows and changing light on landscapes and interiors. Featured techniques include etching, wood engraving, linocut and screen printing.

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The Outside and The Inside

26/10/2019 - 05/01/2020
The Lightbox Gallery and Museum, The Lighbox Gallery & Museum
Woking, Surrey GU214AA United Kingdom

Bringing together fascinating and diverse works from The Ingram Collection and award-winning charity Outside In, The Outside and The Inside provides a unique opportunity to discover new artists and unseen work, offering fresh perspectives and a chance to question the nature of art itself.

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The Outside and The Inside

26/10/2019 @ 10:30 am - 05/01/2020 @ 5:00 pm
The Lightbox Gallery and Museum, The Lighbox Gallery & Museum
Woking, Surrey GU214AA United Kingdom
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£7.50

The Outside and The Inside

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November 2019

The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition Exhibition 2019

15/11/2019 @ 10:00 am - 02/01/2020 @ 4:45 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

On show now until 2nd January at Guildford House Gallery with free entry. The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition. Now in its 32nd year the comeptition continues to celebrate and reward excellence and originality in the medium of watercolour. It remains the largest and most prestigious showcase of contemporary watercolour painting in the UK.

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William Orpen

19/11/2019 - 23/02/2020
Watts Gallery, Down Lane
Compton, Surrey GU3 1DQ United Kingdom

Celebrated for his career as an official war artist and commercially successful portraitist, Irish-born painter, Sir William Orpen KBE RA (1878 – 1931), is known for his rapid and expressive painting style.

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Sinders – The Adult Panto

27/11/2019 - 11/01/2020
The Back Room at The Star Inn, Quarry Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3TY United Kingdom

Book your dates below or call 01483 361101.

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The Ingram Collection: Young Contemporary Talent

30/11/2019 @ 10:30 am - 05/01/2020 @ 5:00 pm
The Lightbox Gallery and Museum, The Lighbox Gallery & Museum
Woking, Surrey GU214AA United Kingdom
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The Ingram Collection: Young Contemporary Talent

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December 2019

Hiring – Assistant Tutor for Nomes Youth Theatre

December 1 - December 13
Nomad Theatre, Bishopsmead Parade
East Horsely, Surrey KT24 6RT United Kingdom
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The Nomad Theatre Group is looking for a self-employed Assistant Tutor to work with our youth group, Nomes Youth Theatre. We are very keen to hear from talented, creative, inspirational, dynamic people who would like to work collaboratively with the wider group to inspire children and young people in performing arts through storytelling, drama, dance, musical theatre/singing and creative play.

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Robin Hood

04/12/2019 - 03/01/2020
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom

Join Robin and Marion as they right wrongs, sing songs and sort out the wicked Sheriff!

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Sleeping Beauty

06/12/2019 - 05/01/2020
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom

When evil fairy, Carabosse doesn't receive an invitation to Princess Aurora's christening, she casts a curse on her. Can the Good Fair and Muddles protect Aurora? Will the Prince save the day?

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Gifted in Guildford – Christmas Craft from the Surrey Guild

December 7 @ 10:00 am - December 23 @ 4:30 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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From the 7th December through to Christmas eve. The Surrey Guild of Craftsmen is pleased to be back at Guildford House Gallery this year showing a brilliant collection of new work in their unique pop up shop for Christmas in The Garden Room. Free Entry

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Jack And The Beanstalk

December 10 @ 7:30 pm - December 14 @ 10:00 pm
Nomad Theatre, Bishopsmead Parade
East Horsely, Surrey KT24 6RT United Kingdom
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£16

- presented by The Nomads. 10-14 December at 7:30. In the village of Ample Bottom, strange things are occurring… there’s a magic cow, magic beans and the villagers keep disappearing!

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Jack and the Beanstalk

December 11 - December 24
Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming Borough Hall
Godalming , Surrey GU7 1HR United Kingdom

Book your tickets below or call 01483 361101

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The Diary of Anne Frank

December 11 - December 14
Ivy Arts Centre, University of Surrey
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH United Kingdom

Performances: Weds 11 Dec          7.30pm Thurs 12 Dec        1.30pm & 7.30pm Fri 13 Dec             7.45pm Sat 14 Dec            2.30pm & 7.30pm Bellairs Theatre Adaptation by Wendy Kesselman By Wendy Kesselman, Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett "An extraordinary theatrical adventure! Go and remember." New York Post. " A transcendently powerful new adaptation for a new generation in which, Anne Frank emerges from history a living, lyrical, intensely gifted young girl, who confronts her rapidly changing life and the increasing horror of her time with astonishing…

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Art inspired by Wine

December 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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In this lively presentation John shares his knowledge and enthusiasm for wine and shows the contribution that ‘wine art’ has made to paintings throughout the ages from renaissance masterpieces to modern hilarious cartoons and striking posters.

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The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories

December 12 - December 14
The Mill Studio, Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom

 The Gift of the Magi, one of America's most beloved Christmas stories is brought to life in this new adaptation along with other heart-warming winter stories by the prolific short story writer O. Henry.

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No Asylum (Film Screening) and Q&A (Eva Schloss and John Wood)

December 13 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ivy Arts Centre, University of Surrey
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH United Kingdom
Eva

Eva Schloss is a Holocaust survivor… a wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, friend… a teacher and a humanitarian.

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The Bishop’s Wife

December 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cafe Mila, 1 Angel Court
Godalming, Surrey GU7 1DT United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £11

A romantic comedy Christmas classic about an angel, a bishop and the bishop’s wife. The radio play of the best Christmas film you've never seen!

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Guildford Gag House Comedy Club

December 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Back Room at The Star Inn, Quarry Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3TY United Kingdom
£15

Lineup includes: Jonny Awsum, Abi Roberts, Catherine Bohart and Dave Green

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An English Christmas – Concert with Godlaming Choral Society

December 14 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
St John’s Church Farncombe, St John's Street
Farncombe, Surrey GU7 3EJ United Kingdom
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£16

Music by Ralph Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on Christmas Carols ; Richard Shephard of York Minster - Welcome all Wonders ; David Willcock - Ceremony of Psalms and John Rutter - Gloria. With organist Phil Scriven and a baritone soloist. Conducted by Sam Hayes.

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Hundred Watt Club – A festive evening of burlesque & vaudeville

December 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£18

Have you been naughty or nice this year? Hundred Watt Club's gift to you is this hot toddy of a show, jam packed full of festive burlesque, vaudeville, circus and drag acts!

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Oratorios for Christmas

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Church of St. Lawrence, Alton, Church Lane
Alton, Hants GU34 2BW United Kingdom
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@WaverleySingers present excerpts from favourite oratorios - #Bach #Christmas Oratorio, #Handel Messiah, With Benjamin Reason, baritone, Philip Scriven, organ, Richard Pearce, conductor

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The Bishop’s Wife

December 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£5.50 – £11

A romantic comedy Christmas classic about an angel, a bishop and the bishop’s wife. The radio play of the best Christmas film you've never seen!

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A Wreath of Festive Frights

December 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Join resting actor Alfred St John Merrimoon once again, as he regales his audience with more unsettling tales of seasonal spooks, winter wraiths and Christmastime horrors.

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Ian Shaw

December 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
St John’s Church Farncombe, St John's Street
Farncombe, Surrey GU7 3EJ United Kingdom
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£16

Distinctive and creative, Ian Shaw has been cited, along with Mark Murphy and Kurt Elling, as one of the world’s finest male jazz vocalists. Twice winner of the BBC Jazz Awards, and winner for Jazz Vocalist of the 2018 Parliamentary Jazz Awards, Ian has already amassed a number of highly acclaimed internationally released albums. An evening of rollercoaster musical emotion and non-stop entertainment!

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The Wind in the Willows

December 19 - December 21
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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This Christmas, The Man In The Moon is delighted to bring a magical new version of The Wind In The Willows to The Electric Theatre, featuring a young cast filled with local talent aged 5 to 16.

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Peter Gill’s Christmas Comedy Songbook

December 20 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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The ever popular Comedy Songbook with a special Christmas theme.

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The Lock-In Cabaret

December 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Back Room at The Star Inn, Quarry Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3TY United Kingdom
£16

After five sell out performances with us and 5 years and 100’s of packed houses at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Lock-in Cabaret are back where it all began, Guildford for a CHRISTMAS Special.

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The Night Before Christmas

December 21 - December 26
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom

On the night before Christmas, Emma stares out of the window, hugs her teddy and waits excitedly for the morning, while in the corner a little mouse called Eddie can’t understand why only humans are allowed to celebrate and get presents. So he sets off in search of Father Christmas to find out for himself.

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Festive Family Carols

December 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
G Live, Guildford, London Road
Guildford, Surrey GU12AA United Kingdom
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Join us for a festive feast of seasonal music in this afternoon concert which is perfect for all the family.

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Occam Singers Christmas Concert

December 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
St Nicolas Church, Bury Street
Guildford, Surrey GU2 4AW United Kingdom
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£12.50 – £15.00

With our Christmas Concert this year the Occam Singers hope to re-create a little bit of magic and seasonal glow for you. Come and hear us sing a range of pieces, from traditional carols to a new arrangement of 'Twelve Days of Christmas'.

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Claire Martin & Liane Carroll’s Cool Yule

December 23 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£20

At the Electric Theatre on Monday 23rd December @ 7.30pm. Join jazz superstars Claire Martin and Liane Carroll on Christmas Eve Eve, as they frolic their way through some festive favourites. Claire Martin, OBE  Linn recording artist Claire Martin has to worldwide critical acclaim established herself as a tour de force on the UK jazz scene gaining many awards, including winning the British Jazz Awards eight times during her career which spans over three decades. In 2018 she was the…

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January 2020

Ai Weiwei : “Everything is art. Everything is politics”

08/01/2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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Examine the provocative and often beautiful work of the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei in the context of dissident art in modern China. Having collaborated successfully in the design of the Bird’s Nest Stadium for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he was arrested by police for fighting ‘the system’. He remains a committed artist despite the odds.

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Living Dangerously

09/01/2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom

Named by the Guinness Book of Records as ‘the world’s greatest living explorer’, Sir Ranulph’s many ambitious endeavours have pushed his endurance levels to the very limits, inspiring generations and making him a pioneer of exploration with an unparalleled story to tell.

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Songs from the Shows

10/01/2020
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom

Musical highlights from stage and screen.

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Choral Workshop – Mass in B minor

11/01/2020 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
South Farnham School, Menin Way
Farnham, Surrey GU9 8DY United Kingdom
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@waverleysingers Choral workshop - #Bach Mass in B minor - Farnham, Sat 11 Jan with @waverleysingers 10.30 - 4.30 (registration 10.00) @singingworkshop

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One Winter’s Night

11/01/2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom

An  eclectic collection of acoustic performances from the very best of our local singers and songwriters.

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Grayshott Folk Club presents: Alden, Patteron & Dashwood with The Shackleton Trio

25/01/2020 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Grayshott Social Club, Hill Road, Grayshott
Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6HL United Kingdom
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£14.00

Tonight we feature six of East Anglia's finest young Folk musicians. First, they play as trios, then they come together as a six-piece supergroup!

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February 2020

Macbeth

08/02/2020 @ 7:30 pm - 28/02/2020 @ 7:30 pm
Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, 5 Trinity Churchyard
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3RR United Kingdom
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£16.50 – £26.50

This February Shakespeare’s supernatural thriller opens the award-winning Guildford Shakespeare Company’s (GSC) 14th year of locally made, locally played professional theatre.

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Artemisia Gentileschi

12/02/2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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Artemisia Gentileschi, (1593 -1656), the Italian Baroque artist, is now considered to be one of the most accomplished painters in the generation following that of Caravaggio. In an era when female painters were not easily accepted find out how she became the first woman member of the Accademia delle Arti del Disegno in Florence.

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The Testament of Mary

21/02/2020 - 22/02/2020
The Mill Studio, Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Mary is the main character in The Testament of Mary by Irish writer Colm Toibin. 
She is the mother of Jesus, a man who is killed by crucifixion because he claimed to be the Son of God.

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March 2020

Family Classics

01/03/2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
G Live, Guildford, London Road
Guildford, Surrey GU12AA United Kingdom
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£12.50

@southernpromus will return to @GLive with #FamilyClassics on Sun 1 Mar. There’ll be free hands-on workshops & an exciting family orchestral concert to follow.

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Cloudbusting: The Music of Kate Bush

08/03/2020 @ 7:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£22

At the Electric Theatre on Sunday 8th March 2020 @ 7.30pm.  Cloudbusting have been championed by BBC ONE as one of the most authentic tributes in the world. Their passion for Kate’s music has won over sceptical fans everywhere, challenging perceptions of what a tribute band can be and resulting in sell-out performances across the UK. ‘There can only be one Kate Bush’ says vocalist Mandy Watson, who never attempts to mimic Kate on stage. ‘When you sing her music…

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Packing Up the Nation

11/03/2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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This is the gripping and sometimes hilarious story of how heroic curators and eccentric custodians saved Britain’s national heritage during our Darkest Hour. As Hitler’s forces gathered on the other side of the Channel, men and women from London’s museums, galleries and archives forged extraordinary plans to evacuate their collections.

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Guildford Jazzfest 20

20/03/2020 - 22/03/2020
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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Guildford JazzFest will run from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd March at the Electric Theatre in Guildford. The Festival will feature leading UK jazz artists including Iain Ballamy, Dennis Rollins , Nicolas Meier, Alan Barnes, Dave Newton, Mark Nightingale, Steve Waterman, Gareth Williams. It will include a wide spectrum of jazz, funk and Latin grooves alongside free and community events including a concert celebrating Surrey Young Jazz Musicians of the Year and a jazz vocal workshop and performance

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April 2020

Tapestry: The Ultimate Wall Decoration

08/04/2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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Tapestries were once the most expensive of all wall decorations. Often taking years to produce, they graced some of the most significant courts of Europe. This lecture will explore the making of some of the landmark sets by the weavers of Flanders and the Gobelin factory.

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