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September 2019

Pottery with Shelley: Sept – Oct 2019

September 12 - October 10
Cranleigh Arts Centre, 1 High Street
Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8AS, United Kingdom

An introduction to small scale clay modelling, as well as demonstrations in traditional hand building techniques, such as coiling, slab building and pinch pots. 

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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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The Crafting Place: Introduction to Felt Making

September 21 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cranleigh Arts Centre, 1 High Street
Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8AS, United Kingdom
£55

One day course, suitable for beginners.

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6 Week Pottery Course – Starts Sept 2019

September 24 - October 29
Cranleigh Arts Centre, 1 High Street
Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8AS, United Kingdom
£180

Express your creativity in Clay! Our pottery classes are suitable for all levels and offer a progressive learning environment to discover, develop and improve your skills.

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Vocal Workshop with Alexander L’Estrange

September 28 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Bramley Village Hall, Hall Road
Bramley, Surrey GU5 0AX United Kingdom
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£20

You Can Sing ..... But Can You Swing? You can sing…but can you swing? Shalford Choral is delighted to be welcoming Alexander to lead us in what will be a truly amazing day. This workshop ‘You Can Sing … But Can You Swing?’ is popular for choirs and singers who wish to improve their performance of non-classical styles of music. Additionally, there will be the opportunity to try out selections from Alexander’s other works. Alexander L’Estrange is an award-winning English…

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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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Raphael: a Master in the Making

October 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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Raphael, a giant of the High Renaissance, was a draughtsman of exceptional talent. He moved from humble commissions to the coveted position of artist to Pope Julius II. We explore how Raphael achieved this rise in status, tracing the development of early works to the masterpieces he created in Rome.

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On the Road with Royals, Rogues and Legends

October 11 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Guildford Guildhall, High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AA United Kingdom
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Join award-winning photographer Jayne Fincher for an evening of conversation as she discusses her career as a pioneering female photographer in the male-dominated world of Fleet Street and her life on the road with the Royals as part of the Royal Press Corps.

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In Conversation with Steve Backshall

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom

Adventurer and wildlife expert journeys into unchartered territories around the world. Backshall gives an exhilarating account of the challenges faced and the awe-inspiring beauty of the natural world. Accompanies a major TV series.

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An Evening with Louis de Bernières

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom

The global bestselling author talks about his life in books including the much-loved Captain Corelli's Mandolin, his latest work, Labels and other stories, in which he revisits characters in Corelli, and the novel, So Much Life Left Over.

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November 2019

An Audience with John Humphrys

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom

Mention John Humphrys, and most people will reply: the Today programme and tough interviewing.

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A Portrait of Jewels

November 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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Have you ever wondered about the backstory to many of the most famous pieces of jewellery in history? Hear what happened to the pearls that belonged to Catherine De Medici or the diamond that once adorned King Charles I, later worn by Marie Antoinette, before ending up with a British MP! Jewel hunting has never been more fascinating.

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December 2019

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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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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February 2020

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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March 2020

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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May 2020

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera: The Golden Age of Mexican Painting

13/05/2020 @ 7:30 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera have iconic status in Mexico. Inspired by Aztec and Maya imagery Rivera's intricate visual narratives adorn the walls of public buildings. Kahlo, arguably Mexico’s most original painter, made herself the principal theme of her art. This lecture chronicles their turbulent marriage and Mexico's history after the 1910 Revolution.

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June 2020

Libya Uncovered

10/06/2020 @ 7:30 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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After the Phoenicians settled in the North African ports of Sabratha and Leptis Magna the Greeks built the magnificent city of Cyrene. The Romans followed with Septimus Severus re-creating Leptis Magna, now a world heritage site, as the finest city in Africa. Hear how the coming of Islam changed the old order.

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September 2020

Peggy Guggenheim

09/09/2020 @ 7:30 pm
Onslow Village Hall, The Square, Wilderness Raod
Guildford, Surrery GU2 7QX United Kingdom
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Peggy Guggenheim was the “poor little rich girl” who changed the face of twentieth century art. Ahead of her time, she discovered and nurtured a new generation of artists and through collecting not only their art but the artists themselves, her life was as radical as her collection.

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