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January 2019

Englishness in Music

January 31 @ 10:30 am - March 28 @ 12:30 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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£66.00

What is an ‘English’ sound? What are its origins and what has in influenced its growth? It is an intriguing journey which follows a diversity of paths. From roaming minstrels to Elgar and Jacob Collier, we follow the development of organised sound created by devoted English composers. 31 January – 28 February · 10.30am–12.30pm (5 Thursdays)

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March 2019

Pioneering Women Photographers in the Royal Collection

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Lightbox Gallery and Museum, The Lighbox Gallery & Museum
Woking, Surrey GU214AA United Kingdom
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£4 – £6

Join Catlin Langford, Assistant Curator at Royal Collection Trust as she discusses key moments in photographic history, framed through the work of pioneering women photographers.

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Vaughan Williams Sea Symphony

March 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dorking Halls, Reigate Road
Dorking, Surrey RH4 1SG United Kingdom
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£24

We're singing Vaughan Williams' A Sea Symphony in the concert hall he was so closely involved with building; also Britten's Four Sea Interludes and Howells' “ballad of Sir Patrick Spens”

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Millinery workshop- Share a unique Mother’s Day experience.

March 31 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Virna Pasquinelli Millinery Studio, 31 Weyside Road
Guildford, Surrey GU1 1HZ United Kingdom
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£85 – £135

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April 2019

DIG – The Pied Piper Theatre Company

April 4 @ 9:30 am - April 6 @ 2:00 pm
Godalming Borough Hall, Godalming Borough Hall
Godalming , Surrey GU7 1HR United Kingdom
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£4

As the sun comes up on a new day, the garden wakes up! A new play for babies aged 6-18 months
www.waverley.gov.uk/cinema

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Keats’ Great Year of 1819: A Study of Keats’ Odes

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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£16.50

In April 1819 John Keats became a full-time poet. In this year, in a flurry of creativity, he writes most of his major odes and proposes marriage of Fanny Brawne. We will study several of the odes Keats wrote in 1819 and try to understand the context in which they are written. The class will be lecture and discussion based. Ideally you should have read the following poems (copies will be provided): Ode to Psyche, Ode on a Grecian Urn,…

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Sunflowers and Lumiere – The Art of Van Gogh

April 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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"Sunflowers and Lumiere" The Art of Van Gogh Rt Rev Dr Christopher Herbert 10 April 2019   Under the grey skies of northern Europe, a genius artist longed for the sun. Out of his inner turmoil and with the unstinting help of his practical brother, Van Gogh explored colour and landscape in ways which have shifted everyone's perception. This lecture tells that story and opens our eyes to his world.

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Paint a Bluebell Wood with Melanie Cambridge

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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£35.00

Paint a Bluebell Wood Art Workshop at Guildford House Gallery on 13th April 10am-4pm £35.00 per person. For full details and to book please call Heritage Services on 01483444751

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When is a Life Complete?

April 25
The Mill Studio, Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Dr. Michael Irwin has been twice elected as Chairman of the Voluntary Euthanasia Society (now known as Dignity in Dying) and President of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies.  When is a Life Complete? (Thursday 25 April) is a frank and illuminating talk considering the various factors which can result in someone, usually elderly, reaching the stage of a ‘completed life’.

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May 2019

A Short History of Art Crime

May 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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"A Short History of Art Crime" Tom Flynn 8 May 2019   This talk focuses on the most significant art heists of the past hundred years. Why do thieves steal art works that have an almost zero chance of resale? Are they stolen by organised gangs or by opportunist amateurs? What happens to a masterpiece once stolen. We shine a light into the darker recesses on international crime syndicates.

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Voices of Freiburg

May 25 @ 10:00 am - June 16 @ 4:45 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the twinning of Guildford and Freiburg. An exhibition of fascinating works by five working Freiburg artists: paintings, sculptures, installations. On show at Guildford House Gallery 25 May-16 June

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Wild Surrey

May 25 @ 10:00 am - June 16 @ 4:45 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

An exhibition at Guildford House Gallery 25 May - 16 June to mark the 60th anniversary, Surrey Wildlife Trust. Highlighting nature- inspired artwork and photography from the residents of Surrey.

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June 2019

Dame Zaha Hadid

June 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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"Dame Zaha Hadid" Anthea Streeter 12June2019   Before her untimely death in 2016 Dame Zaha Hadid was one of the world's most distinguished architects. From her early sharp-angled buildings she developed a fluid architecture, where floors, walls, ceiling and even furniture formed part of the overall design

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September 2019

The Magic of Prague

September 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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"The Magic of Prague" Czech Art and Culture Gavin Plumley 11 September 2019 As part of the Hapsburg Empire, Prague was beloved of kings and princes.   During the 19th century, however, the Czechs sought to reclaim the city for their own. They imagined a new future by means of architecture, literature, art and music.  This talk will show how Czechs created a capital that was fit for a new independent nation

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