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July 2018

Take A Closer Look

July 21 @ 11:00 am - September 29 @ 5:00 pm
Free

Guildford Museum has over 100,000 objects in its care, including items illustrating local archaeology and history, needlework and toys, and items associated with famous people such as Lewis Carroll and Gertrude Jekyll.  A representative selection of these diverse and often intriguing objects forms the heart of our exhibition Take A Closer Look. Come to Guildford Museum to enjoy a closer look yourself at fascinating objects with stories to tell about the people who made them, used them, or perhaps discovered…

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Family Fun – Guildford Museum A to Z

July 21 @ 11:00 am - September 8 @ 5:00 pm
Free

Guildford Museum needs your help. We’re putting together an A to Z of the objects in the museum, from A for axe to Z for zebra (a toy one of course!) Come along, pick a letter and draw an object starting with that letter. The drawing will go on display in the museum and on our social media.

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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

Heritage Open Days: Object Handling Sessions

September 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Lightbox Gallery and Museum, The Lighbox Gallery & Museum
Woking, Surrey GU214AA United Kingdom
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To celebrate Heritage Open Days, join our Collections Volunteers for an object handling session with artefacts from The Lightbox History Collection. Drop-in sessions, suitable for visitors aged 4+. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free entry, suggested donation £3

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A Guided Tour – Guildford Museum Buildings

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Come and discover the fascinating history of the four buildings that make up Guildford Museum. The buildings have been used as a family home and school amongst other uses. The oldest part dates back to the 13th century. Please note this tour involves steps. This event is free but we recommend booking due to popularity, please call Guildford Museum on 01483 444751 to secure your place today.

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An Encounter with Colour – Ten paintings by Jennie Tuffs

September 22 @ 10:00 am - October 6 @ 5:00 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

Jennie Tuffs is a Londoner now working near Edinburgh. She pioneered the fine-art use of her medium, unforgiving liquid acrylics, for her portraits of flowers. These are recognized, not least by botanists, for revealing the essence of the flower. In her recent work the focus has shifted to an emphasis on location and sense of space. An artists with an international reputation Jennie trained at St Martin’s School of Art, the Academia dei Belli Arte, Florence, and Goldsmiths. Guildford’s Heritage…

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University of Surrey Orchestra Day – 30th September 2018

September 30 @ 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
PATS Studio One, University of Surrey, Stag Hill Campus
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH United Kingdom
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Free

Inviting local musicians to join us for an inspiring  play-day rehearsing and informally performing the orchestral suite, Rachmaninov’s Symphonic Dances, Op.45 Details on joining the Orchestra as a permanent member will be provided. Timings We request that you please arrive from 10.30am for a welcome tea/coffee. Rehearsals will then take place from 11am-1pm and 2pm-5pm. The informal performance will take place at 5.30pm and we endeavour the day closing at 6.15pm. Book your place To book your place or for…

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October 2018

Celebrity Lunchtime Recital – CIRRUS

October 3 @ 1:10 pm - 2:00 pm
PATS Studio One, University of Surrey, Stag Hill Campus
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH United Kingdom
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FREE

Martin Smith, Suzanne Loze, violins; Morgan Goff, viola; David Burrowes, cello   Cirrus, is a flexibly sized group, made up of leading solo and chamber music performers based in London, the core of which is the string quartet. The group has released a number of CDs , the most recent of which is a CD of String Sextets. Cirrus has performed at the Wigmore Hall, been recorded by BBC radio and appeared on TV. The cellist, David Burrowes teaches at…

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Let’s All Dance – The Magic Word

October 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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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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November 2018

The Big ENORMOUS Present in the Mill Studio at Guildord’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

November 17
The Mill Studio, Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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It’s big, it’s huge, it’s… ENORMOUS!  A mysterious present has appeared in the school playground.  Who can it possibly be for?  Jack, Dot or Polly?  What could be waiting inside? The Big ENORMOUS Present (Saturday 17 November) explores the pressures of fitting in, where we find happiness and how giving can sometimes feel as good as receiving.  Most suitable for ages 3-8 years. £9 Ticket price includes 50p Restoration Levy and 50p Booking Fee Running time: 50 mins Box Office:…

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Santa’s Christmas Party

November 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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£12

The show where every child receives a present from Santa! Following last year's sellout performances, comes a brand new show this festive season. Christmas is the busiest time of year at the North Pole, when Father Christmas makes all of his presents and when everyone gets ready for Santa's Christmas Party. But this year it looks as though somebody wants to stop the party and that someone is Jack Frost. Video: Santa's Christmas Party

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December 2018

The Snow Queen by Guildford’s Yvonne Arnuad Youth Theatre

December 6 - December 8
The Mill Studio, Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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A tale of friendship, endurance and integrity, the Yvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre production group Act 3 present a new musical version The Snow Queen (Thursday 6 – Saturday 8 December).  A young boy named Kai falls victim to the power of the Snow Queen… Only the loyalty and persistence of his close friend Gerda will release Kai from the grasp of the spell and return him to the person he truly is. £10 - £13 Mill Studio 17:00 - Thu 6 Dec…

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Cinderella at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

07/12/2018 - 06/01/2019
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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This Christmas you shall go to the ball!  Recording artist, actress, songwriter and author Michelle Gayle will bring Sweetness to Surrey, starring as the Fairy Godmother in the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre’s magical family pantomime, Cinderella (Friday 7 December – Sunday 6 January).  Alongside Michelle, Kit Hesketh-Harvey, Peter Gordon, Jamie Brook, Nick Barclay, Cameron Burt – and some adorable real ponies – are ready to join you on this enchanting fairy tale adventure.  Sponsored by the Surrey Advertiser. Ticket Info: Variable,…

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A Christmas Carol by Guildford’s Yvonne Arnuad Youth Theatre

December 13 - December 15
The Mill Studio, Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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It is a bleak Christmas Eve and Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley, who has a sobering warning for him.  That he has but one chance to redeem his soul and escape the chains he has forged through a lifetime of selfishness.  The Yvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre production group Interval present Charles Dickens' iconic story, A Christmas Carol (Thursday 13 – Saturday 15 December). £10 - £13 Mill Studio 14:30 - Thu 13 Dec…

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The Night Before Christmas in the Mill Studio at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

December 20 - December 26
The Mill Studio, Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Follow Emma on The Night Before Christmas (Thursday 20 – Wednesday 26 December) as she stares out of the window, hugs her teddy and waits excitedly for the morning.  In the corner a little mouse called Eddie can’t understand why only humans are allowed to celebrate and exchange presents, so he sets off in search of Father Christmas to find out for himself.  Most suitable for ages 3-7 years.   Box Office: 01483 44 00 00 Website: www.yvonne-arnaud.co.uk £15Ticket prices…

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Let’s All Dance – Sleeping Beauty

December 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4SZ United Kingdom
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Let's All Dance is delighted to present this much~loved ballet for the whole family. Dazzling dancers, Tchaikovsky's sumptuous score and gorgeous costumes bring this glittering classical ballet to life. A good fairy turned evil by jealousy casts a bad spell on a young princess. But an act of pure love will undo her magic, restoring her heart and bringing peace and harmony to the entire kingdom. By the company who brought you The Princess & the Frog, The Owl &…

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January 2019

Songs from the Shows – Musical highlights from stage and screen

11/01/2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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£22 – £25

The South's outstanding professional orchestra, Southern Pro Musica, will be returning to Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre on Friday 11th January 2019 for its annual celebration of the New Year.  SPM will be joined by the renowned GSA Singers from Guildford School of Acting for an evening of musical highlights from stage and screen. With favourites from the great musicals of Rodgers & Hammerstein and Lerner & Loewe, together with some of the greatest film scores ever, this will be a…

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