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March 2018

Mary Watts: Pioneering Suffragist

March 6 - November 3
Watts Gallery, Down Lane
Compton, Surrey GU3 1DQ United Kingdom
£11.50

The eightieth anniversary of Mary Watts's death in 2018 marks one hundred years since the Representation of the People Act in 1918, which enabled all men and some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time, and ninety years since the Equal Franchise Act in 1928, which finally gave women the right to vote at age twenty-one on the same terms as men. To coincide with this significant anniversary we will present a display titled 'Mary…

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August 2018

Flood

August 11 @ 11:00 am - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Free

This exhibition showcases images and memories of devastating floods that have swept Guildford and Surrey including the waves of water that washed the area in 1968.

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September 2018

Circuit Comedy Club

September 4 @ 7:30 pm - December 4 @ 9:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£10

Our new monthly Tuesday night Comedy Club feature two established comedians and two open spots showcasing up and coming acts all tied together beautifully by the evenings compere. Line-up 4th Sep - Tim Clark, David Tsonos, Klaus White and Carl Carzana with compere Geoff Whiting 2nd Oct - Roger Monkhouse, Paddy Lennox, Mat Wills and Harun Musho'd with compere Matthew Baylis 6th Nov - Addy Van Der Borgh, Anna Clifford, Paul Cox and Sam Lake with compere Geoff Whiting 4th Dec - Geoff Boyz,…

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Impressionism: The Art of Life

29/09/2018 - 13/01/2019
The Lightbox Gallery and Museum, The Lighbox Gallery & Museum
Woking, Surrey GU214AA United Kingdom
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Share the Impressionists’ depiction of their everyday world in this extraordinary exhibition, showcasing a rare combination of French Impressionist paintings and sculpture, spanning from the early 1860s to the beginning of the First World War. The exhibition will display works by world-renowned artists such as Paul Cezanne, Edgar Degas and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, all of whom exhibited artwork in the very first Impressionist group exhibition in France. Home to the movement, the idyllic French landscape made for a fitting subject for the…

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October 2018

Guildford

October 13 @ 10:00 am - November 3 @ 4:45 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

2018 Autumn Exhibition The show will open to the public at Guildford House Gallery from Saturday 13 October running until Saturday 3 November 2018.   ​Entries to the Autumn Exhibition will open on Monday 13 August 2018 and close on Monday 17 September 2018.  Entry forms must reach the Exhibitions Co-ordinator before the later date.  ​The handing in for works from exhibiting GAS members will be Monday 8 October 2018 at Guildford House Gallery, 14:00 to 16:30.  The links to download the Exhibition Rules, Entry Form and Stewards Form and Guidance for GAS Stewards are given below.  Click on each link to get MS Word documents to download to your device.   ​Exhibition Rules Entry Form Guidance for GAS Stewards ​If you would rather have…

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Guildford Art Society – Autumn Exhibition

October 13 @ 10:00 am - November 10 @ 4:45 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

13 October to 10 November. Free Admission This autumn, we will be welcoming the Guildford Art Society for its major pre-Christmas show at Guildford House. This free exhibition showcases an extensive range of art by local artists, using a variety of media. The artwork is available for you to purchase and enjoy once the exhibition has finished. This year the Society is offering an opportunity to win a delightful painting of Guildford High Street (pictured below) by talented Guildford Art…

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Elisabeth Frink: A Collector’s Passion from The Ingram Collection

13/10/2018 @ 10:30 am - 06/01/2019 @ 5:00 pm
The Lightbox Gallery and Museum, The Lighbox Gallery & Museum
Woking, Surrey GU214AA United Kingdom
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Elizabeth Frink, Baboon (1990), Lithograph in colours © The Executors of Rene Lin Jammet

Commemorating 25 years since Elisabeth Frink’s death in 1993, Elisabeth Frink: A Collector’s Passion from The Ingram Collection explores nature and humanity through an emotive body of work. The exhibition will include personal responses to the artworks from Chris Ingram, owner of The Ingram Collection. Frink’s art is a personal passion of Chris’s, with many of her paintings, sculptures and drawings being prevalent within the collection. Shedding light on the key themes Frink (1930-1993) explored throughout her career, sculptures, paintings and prints explore representations…

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I Speak Music

October 15 - December 31
ACM, THE RODBORO BUILDINGS, BRIDGE STREET
Guildford, GU1 4SB United Kingdom
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What happens at ‘I Speak Music’ workshops? At these music workshops the young people will be able to make new friends, relax and have fun whilst learning new instruments, rapping or singing and creating new music…. their music. All instruments are provided, no previous experience is necessary and best of all, it’s completely free to attend! The young people will also have unique access to some of the finest music facilities available as well high profile music industry professionals through…

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Collages by Beth Osler

October 15 @ 9:00 am - November 3 @ 5:00 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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Over the years Beth has enjoyed making things from paper and scrap materials, including papier-mache vessels and brooches, rag rugs, quilts and shadow puppets. The collages shown in this exhibition have all been made in the last 14 years. During that time Beth has been particularly influenced by the work of Paul Klee, and has had a strong interest in Islamic patterns. She has enjoyed making images of her family and friends and the countryside around us. The collages are…

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William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”

October 18 - October 25
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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The Tempest’ is the story of Prospero’s betrayal, revenge and ultimate forgiveness in the face of repentance. Set on a magical island inhabited by mythical creatures, the story plays out under the magician’s guidance. In a supportive atmosphere, we will read the play together, as Shakespeare was written to be heard. This will open up opportunities for discussion and sharing ideas. Please bring a copy of the text with you. 18 & 25 October (2 Thursdays). Guildford Institute £38.70 01483…

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Rain Man at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

October 22 - October 27
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Based on the Oscar-winning film which famously starred Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman, and won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor, Rain Man (Monday 22 – Saturday 27 October) comes to Guildford.  Embark on a trip across America with self-centred salesman Charlie Babbitt and his long-lost older brother, Raymond; an autistic savant with a remarkable memory and a genius for numbers. Times are variable please visit the website or call the box office. Tickets are…

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Punk Rock Yoga

October 23 - December 11

Available at The Boileroom Yoga style: Each class strongly focuses on synchronizing movement and breath. Jo is trained in both Dru Yoga and the basics of Kundalini Yoga, so classes are influenced by both yoga styles and can include sequences, asana (poses), dance, mantra and pranayama (controlled breathing). They always begin with a warm-up and end with either a meditation and/ or relaxation. Yoga with a punk rock twist: The playlists are carefully chosen to suit each class and the…

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BAD JUJU YOGA: KICK ASS KUNDALINI

October 23 - December 18
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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Available at the Boileroom: An alternative Kundalini Yoga class suitable for all abilities. Movement along to music to free the body and mind through set Kriya’s, mantra, meditation, pranayama and naad. Classes are often energetic and will be different from what you’ve ever experienced before. Jo welcomes absolute newbies and shares yoga in a way that is suitable for beginners and intermediate. Modifications are available. Dates: Tuesdays at 19.35pm 23 October 30 October 6 November 27 November 4 December 11…

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Jazz Cafe Pete Oxley & Nicolos Meier

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£15

Following their sell~out appearance in Guildford in 2017, virtuoso guitarists Pete Oxley and Nicolas Meier once again visit the intimate setting of the Jazz Cafe, as part of their "Colours of Time" 2018 UK Tour. Expect a dazzling display of contemporary fare, ranging from Turkish panache to soundscapes of Latin America to English pastoralism. This is music to indulge your musical senses, so "Don’t fall into the trap of assuming that this is something exclusively for guitar buffs, or even…

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Ben Law – The Craft of a Woodsman

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cranleigh Arts Centre, 1 High Street
Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8AS, United Kingdom
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£7

Join woodsman and author Ben Law as he takes you on a journey to ‘Prickly Nut Wood’, his home and place of work for the past 27 years. This illustrated talk takes you through the seasonal cycle of working wood and the range of traditional and modern crafts that Ben creates, along with the benefits this brings to biodiversity in the woodland. From the humble wooden spoon to Kevin McCloud’s favourite Grand Design, the diversity of produce and way of life…

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Let’s All Dance – The Magic Word

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating indefinitely

The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£8 – £9

THE MAGIC WORD In a secret, magical forest lives the beautiful Forest Queen. In the summer the forest is warm and the Queen loves dancing in the dappled sunlight. But in the winter she becomes cold and hungry. One day she decides to visit the Forest Elf on the other side of the wood, as she knows he has food and a warm cloak. But the Queen is rather spoilt and does not know how to ask nicely. Once she…

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Kiran Leonard

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£9.00

Kiran Leonard (born John Kiran Leonard) is a musician, composer and singer-songwriter from Saddleworth, Greater Manchester. Leonard was born into a musical family in the countryside of Greater Manchester. He first learned to play mandolin and guitar and then, inspired by his older brother's diverse music collection, began to experiment with composing electronic music. After a period of prolifically self-releasing experimental music, Leonard's full length album Bowler Hat Soup was released in 2012 on Hand of Glory Records to some…

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Humble Boy

October 24 @ 7:45 pm - October 27 @ 10:00 pm
Prior’s Field School, Priorsfield Road
GODALMING, Surrey GU7 2RH United Kingdom
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£12.50

Never heard of Humble Boy? This ‘Olivier Award’ winning play is touching, intelligent and deliciously funny. It premiered at The National Theatre 2001, and recently enjoyed rave reviews at the Orange Tree, Richmond and this autumn Godalming Theatre Group is bringing this bittersweet play to local audiences. With the humour of Ayckbourn, the eloquence of Stoppard, and allusions to Hamlet and bee-keeping, Jones has produced a multi-layered, hilarious, tender drama full of hidden agendas and guilty secrets. Felix Humble, an…

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Sex is Another Language – the life, lusts and loves of Elizabeth Taylor

October 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00pm, repeating until 25/10/2018

The Stepping Stones,, Westhumble Street, West Humble RH5 6BS
Dorking, Surrey RH5 6BS United Kingdom
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£11.00

  Fresh from success at Guildford Fringe Festival, Tony Earnshaw's new look at one of the last stars of classical Hollywood cinema and one of our first modern celebrities is being reprised in October. Love, loyalty, betrayal, tragedy, hatred and adulation. Elizabeth Taylor knew them all. From child star to sex symbol and from conspicuous consumption to dedicated AIDS campaigner, this compelling show explores the contradictions and consistencies that run through her life. Claire Malcomson is Liz Taylor in a bravura…

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On Golden Pond in the Mill Studio at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

October 25 - October 27
The Mill Studio, Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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A funny, endearing and touching story, On Golden Pond (Thursday 25 – Saturday 27 October) sees Ethel and Norman Thayer return to their summer home for the forty-eighth year.  He is a retired professor nearing eighty, but still as tart-tongued, observant and eager for life as ever.  His spirited wife delights in all the small things that have enriched and continue to enrich their long life together.   All tickets £15 (Price includes a 50p Restoration Levy and 50p Booking…

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Capturing the Natural World

October 25 - November 15
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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Students will create art works from the mundane that is around them. A simple seed-head or a barren tree will be turned into beautiful art. Claire Harrison will share her passion for the natural world and her experience of professionally painting the subject for 17 years. Students can choose the materials in which they work. This course is for all abilities. 25 October – 15 November (4 Thursdays). £51.60 Guildford Institute 01483 562142 www.guildfordinstitute.org.uk

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His Way; The Frank Sinatra Story

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cranleigh Arts Centre, 1 High Street
Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8AS, United Kingdom
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£15.50

International award winning singer Robert Habermann returns to Cranleigh Arts to sing the songs and tell the remarkable story of Frank Sinatra - from band singer to 1940’s 'pop idol', swinging his way through the 1950’s, building his own record label "Reprise" becoming a world icon with great Sinatra classics: Come Fly With Me, Fly Me To The Moon, Witchcraft, You Make Me Feel So Young, My Way, New York New York and many more.

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The High Octane Club, Burlesque & Cabaret

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£19

The High Octane Club, Burlesque and Cabaret is back for this Halloween Special at their home, The Electric Theatre. Mister Meredith is our very naughty compère for the evening who should be spanked for best results. With songs that are often lewd and biting, we advise you come open minded! Talented burlesque artist, Velvet Jones, performs a blend of seductive indulgence that will surely mesmerise you from the moment she spreads her fans until the last glove drops! The variety…

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Soirees at Breinton: Emma Johnson and Finghin Collins

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Breinton, Breinton, Heath House Road
Woking, Surrey GU22 0RD United Kingdom
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A clarinet & piano recital on Friday 26 October 2018 at 8:00 pm One of the most prolific and well-known clarinet soloists, Emma Johnson MBE is also one of the UK’s biggest selling classical artists. She and her piano partner Finghin Collins will perform a varied programme of Beethoven, Brahms, Stravinsky, Ravel and Bernstein. https://www.breinton.com/18/johnson-collins

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Egg & Spoon

October 27 @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cranleigh Arts Centre, 1 High Street
Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8AS, United Kingdom
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£8

Egg and Spoon is an interactive romp through the seasons where you come in and out of our magic circle and get to open all the gifts of nature. Percy and April get you settled on our comfortable cushions and introduce you to Birdy, still hiding in his glowing egg. We have to wait till Spring if we want to see him so it’s time to begin our hands-on journey through the year. We’ll run through the rain and the…

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An Evening of Magic!

October 27 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Nomad Theatre, Bishopsmead Parade
East Horsely, Surrey KT24 6RT United Kingdom
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£15.00

Saturday 27th October, 7:45 pm at The Nomad Theatre, East Horsley An evening of magic – Surrey Society of Magicians The Surrey Society of Magicians will be joining us for a family-friendly evening of allurement, magical wizardry and entertainment this October. There will be close-up magic in the Greenroom and Studio followed by a show in the Auditorium. Tickets £15 – book online or call 01483 284747 The Surrey Society of Magicians is a group of people who work both with amateur organisations and professionally. The…

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Weekend Family Activities this Halloween

October 28
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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WEEKEND FAMILY ACTIVITIES THIS HALLOWEEN @ ELECTRIC THEATRE   SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER Fancy dress; face painting; Crafts; Costume parade Disco in the cafe (FREE – all welcome) plus: HALLOWEEN STORYTELLING WORKSHOP An hour (12 to 1pm) of Halloween inspired drama games and visualisations with some fun spooky story telling. For ages 4-7 (School year R to 3) Cost: £3.50 per child DEVISING SPOOKY STORIES DRAMA WORKSHOP An hour and a half (2pm to 3.30pm) workshop based on devising spooky stories. Drama…

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Alasdair Roberts, Amble Skuse & David McGuinness

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£10.00

One of our most talented, important and relevant songwriters and song-adapters.' - Folk Radio UK 'Quietly escalating towards Scottish national treasure status' – Mojo 'An artist in consummate control of his art' - Uncut Alasdair Roberts is a Scottish musician, born in Germany, who was raised near Callander and has been based in Glasgow since 1995. He is primarily a songwriter/composer, singer and acoustic fingerstyle guitarist as well as an interpreter/arranger of traditional songs and ballads from Scotland and beyond.…

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Trial By Laughter at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

October 29 - November 3
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Following critical acclaim for The Wipers Times, Ian Hislop and Nick Newman have once again taken inspiration from real life events for their new play, Trial by Laughter (Monday 29 October – Saturday 3 November).  William Hone, the forgotten hero of free speech, was a bookseller, publisher and satirist. In 1817, he stood trial for ‘impious blasphemy and seditious libel’. The only crime he had committed was to be funny – about religious texts, the despotic government and the libidinous…

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Choir Fusion – Male Voices wanted!

October 31 - December 12
Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square
Farnham, Surrey GU9 7QR United Kingdom
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Free

Full Circle Vocal Group will be teaming up with men from local choirs, churches and vocal groups to perform 4 songs at our end of term concert on Wednesday 12th December. We now need more male voices to complete our SATB set-up. If you sing tenor or bass and would like to join us, then please email polly@fcvg.co.uk You will need to be very familiar with the four songs before the first session (or sight read!) and be free on…

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Halloween Horror Movie Triple Beheader

October 31 @ 6:30 pm - 11:55 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£10

Join us this Halloween for a heap of horrid horrors. We will be showing ‘The Omen’ at 6:30pm (a scene of which was filmed right here in Guildford), ‘Pet Semetary’ at 8:30pm and John Carpenter’s ‘The Fog’ at 10:15pm. Fancy dress and going to the toilet is optional

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November 2018

Dracula in the Mill Studio at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

November 1 - November 3
The Mill Studio, Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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One of the most iconic novels ever written, Bram Stoker’s Dracula (Thursday 1 – Saturday 3 November) is a monumental, genre-defining gothic classic.  Immortal only as long as he is able to drink the blood of the living, Dracula has come to the New World, in search of lustful power.  Jonathan Harker and Van Helsing must race to defeat him, before it is too late…  This brand-new stage adaptation is brought to irresistible life in a contemporary, spine-chilling masterpiece of fear.…

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Claire Martin

November 1 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£20

Linn recording artist and BBC Radio 3 presenter Claire Martin has spent the last 30 years honing the craft of jazz singing. To worldwide critical acclaim, she has established herself as a tour de force on the UK jazz scene gaining many awards, including winning the British Jazz Awards seven times along the way. “She ranks among the four or five finest female jazz vocalists on the planet.” Jazz Times, USA “Easily the best British singer of her generation.” The Times,…

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Kickback Comedy

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£15.00

Kick Back Comedy book the best comedians on the circuit from London and around the UK. All comedians are professional comics that have worked at all the major comedy clubs including The Comedy Store, Crack Comedy, Jongleurs and The 99 Comedy Club. Do not be surprised if you see some familiar faces from popular TV shows such as Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Live at the Apollo. We cater for all comedy types so we know we can tickle your…

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Bricks and Beers – LEGO Club for Grown Ups

November 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£13

Brilliant Bricks and Firebird Brewery in association with The Electric Theatre present 'BRICKS & BEERS'. Come along for a dedicated grown ups only LEGO building evening. Freestyle building/Challenges to accept/Criteria to follow. No instructions just imagination – does yours still work?! Theme and challenges to be revealed on the night. Access to thousands and thousands of LEGO elements and sorted into colours and interesting pieces. Limited spaces available. Early booking is recommended. PRIZES TO BE WON!

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Grayshott Folk Club presents: DAMIEN O’KANE & BAND + Matthews & Vincent

November 2 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
St. Alban’s Church, Tilford Road
Hindhead, Surrey GU26 6RB United Kingdom
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£16.00

Damien O'Kane is a top Folk singer/song writer/guitarist and Banjo player from Coleraine, Northern Ireland, who has taken some of the greatest songs from the Folk canon-"The Blacksmith", "The Banks of The Bann", "I am a Youth" and "The Green Fields of America" among them and re-invented them in refreshingly original ways. Damien studied for a newly created Traditional Music degree at Newcastle University, then recorded his first album in 2003 with Shona Kipling. As a member of Flook, he…

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Both Sides Now presents The Joni Mitchell Songbook

November 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£17

Both Sides Now presents The Joni Mitchell Songbook Of all the leading lights of the West Coast singer songwriter movement, Joni Mitchell remains its most influential figure, with a body of work running the gamut from folk to mainstream pop, right through to modern jazz and back again. This comprehensive survey of Joni’s career includes landmarks such as Big Yellow Taxi (her most covered song), River and A Case of You (both from the breakthrough album Blue), the radio hits…

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Frank Finn: A Sense of Time and Place

November 6 - November 25
The Lightbox Gallery and Museum, The Lighbox Gallery & Museum
Woking, Surrey GU214AA United Kingdom
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Pink by Frank Finn Image courtesy of the Artist

An exhibition of paintings by Frank Finn, a Guildford based artist exploring the rhythmic tensions and restless nature of land and sea. There is an analysis of the basic dynamics within the picture frame, such as form, shape and space. At times, this leads to totally non-figurative works. 6 November 2018 – 25 November 2018 Free entry, suggested donation £3 Image: Pink by Frank Finn Image courtesy of the Artist

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Artistic Journey by David & Cecilia Sprot

November 6 @ 9:00 am - November 24 @ 5:00 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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Art is a journey – a weird journey without a destination – the route is wherever your fancy takes you. Cecilia is a Peruvian-British artist with a strong academic background, studying for an OCA Fine Art Degree. Working in pastel and water-mixable oil she loves photo-realistic portraiture with a twist of drama and colour using her IT and photography skills to create dramatic compositions. David is a former accountant whose work is mainly bold and bright, and he is often…

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Peter Shaffer’s ‘The Royal Hunt of the Sun’

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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£12.90

Peter Shaffer explored farce and epic tragedy in his writing. One of the foremost dramatists of our time, he repeatedly wrestled with his ordered puritanical side and his anarchic tendencies. His plays reflect these two elements of his personality. We will look at some of his texts and read extracts from The Royal Hunt of the Sun, which stunned audiences in its first performances. Shaffer wished he could be more like some of his characters and ‘live in the moment…

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KAREN SHARP/STEVE WATERMAN QUINTET

November 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£14

British Jazz Awards winners Karen Sharp on Tenor Sax and Steve Waterman on Trumpet bring their all-star quintet to Guildford. Except first class musicianship and an outstanding evening of live jazz in the intimate and welcoming jazz club at the "Ronnie Scott's of Surrey".

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Murder For Two at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

November 8 - November 10
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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A hilarious high-energy musical whodunit, Murder For Two (Thursday 8 – Saturday 10 November) is a madcap murder mystery with a twist.  Two actors play thirteen characters – and the piano – in this acclaimed new musical, creating a hysterical blend of music, mayhem and murder.  This loving homage to the canon of murder mystery plays reunites the Olivier award-winning musical team, Paul Taylor-Mills and Luke Sheppard.   Ticket Info: Variable, please call box office or visit the website. Box Office: 01483…

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The Unknown Soldier in the Mill Studio at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

November 9
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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A moving, often humorous, but above all thought-provoking story of comradeship, betrayal and promises, The Unknown Soldier (Friday 9 November) follows the carnage of World War One.  Jack stayed on when the guns fell silent, to search the battlefields for the boys that could not go home – for the dead and the missing, for both enemy and friend.  He has a promise to keep and debt to repay.   All tickets £15 (Price includes a 50p Restoration Levy and…

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Not: Lady Chatterley’s Lover in the Mill Studio at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

November 10
The Mill Studio, Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Think The Naked Gun and Airplane! mixed with a steamy costume drama in this laughter-filled parody of D.H. Lawrence’s novel. Not: Lady Chatterley’s Lover (Saturday 10 November) features long contemplative looks into the middle distance, moments of touching drama, plenty of farce and a gentle stroke of innuendo.   All tickets £15 (Price includes a 50p Restoration Levy and 50p Booking Fee)   Box Office: 01483 44 00 00 Website: www.yvonne-arnaud.co.uk

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A Concert for Peace – commemorating the end of World War 1

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
G Live, Guildford, London Road
Guildford, Surrey GU1 2AA United Kingdom
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£20

As part of Guildford Borough’s weekend of remembrance and commemoration, we are delighted to be hosting this grand community event at GLive. The concert will be very similar to the Festival of Remembrance held at the Royal Albert Hall, and will feature music from Vivace Chorus and the Friary Guildford Band, along with readings by Dame Penelope Keith, HM Lord Lieutenant of Surrey and Col. Patrick Crowley. There will be a military bugler to play The Last Post and an…

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NHS 70th Celebration Concert

November 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming Borough Hall
Godalming , Surrey GU7 1HR United Kingdom
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£12

An eclectic mix of humour and music set in the context of 70 years of our much valued National Health Service. Tickets are available from http://www.thelittleboxoffice.com/compasshealthgroup All proceeds to go to Oakleaf Enterprises - a charity 'Making Life Work with Mental Illness' based in Guildford. Date: Saturday 10th November 2018 at 7.30pm Location: Godalming Borough Hall Parking available at the rear of the Waverley Borough Council Buildings.

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Britten: War Requiem – Centenary Remembrance

November 11 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7UP United Kingdom
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£10 – £30

The performance of this intense masterpiece in Guildford Cathedral on Sunday 11 November marks the centenary of the end of World War One - one of the deadliest conflicts in history which saw more than 70 million military personnel in action, and in which over nine million service personnel and seven million civilians died. Join Guildford Choral, The Bach Choir, Guildford Cathedral Choristers and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Jonathan Willcocks to honour the fallen and to…

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Islands in the Stream: The Music of Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

November 12
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night in the company of country music royalty!  A thigh-slapping stage show, Islands in the Stream (Monday 12 November) brings together the beloved glamour and personality of Dolly Parton, along with Kenny Rogers’ charisma and energy, performing hit after hit.  They’ll bring the house down with Jolene, Ruby, 9 to 5, Lucille, Here You Come Again, Islands in the Stream and many more   Ticket Info:…

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Dad’s Army Radio Hour at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

November 13
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Celebrating 50 years of Perry and Croft's quintessential sitcom, David Benson and Jack Lane present Dad’s Army Radio Hour (Tuesday 13 November). Showcasing impressive feats of vocal impersonation, these two actors will play 25 characters in this brilliant staging of three classic radio episodes, featuring cherished characters and based on favourite scripts from the original TV series. Ticket Info: Variable, please call box office or visit the website. Box Office: 01483 44 00 00 Website: www.yvonne-arnaud.co.uk    

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Art and the Great War

November 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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£19.35

The Great War radically changed the world; both society generally and the public perception of the globe were altered. The role art played within this upheaval is complex. Neither outright propaganda, nor criticism, make for the best art. The strongest statements are more nuanced and grow out of individual experience and vision. We will look at this range of responses, as well as how the war influenced art and how art influenced views of the war.

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