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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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Guildford Beer! – A new community presentation.

March 31 @ 11:00 am - June 2 @ 5:00 pm
Free

This small display by local group Halow looks at the history of brewing in Guildford and the history of the oldest pub in town. Halow supports young adults with a learning disability in Guildford and around Surrey.

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April 2018

Tunsgate – a century of change

April 21 @ 11:00 am - June 16 @ 5:00 pm
Free

This display is researched and produced by the Friends of Guildford Museum and is the second of our exhibitions curated by community groups. In 1918 the Tunsgate area of Guildford was a narrow, dark, mostly residential street next to the fire damaged remains of a large draper’s store. It was transformed into ‘the place to be’ with the Picture Playhouse cinema and Boxer’s Café.

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Creative Writing Course: Getting to grips with Dialogue

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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Dialogue is a powerful tool in fiction. When and how much should you use it? And how do you give an authentic voice to your character? In this workshop we’ll be exploring how to write powerful, realistic dialogue that reveals character, creates narrative drive and enriches the scene. This session is part of creative writing course by Melanie Whipman, writer, editor and teacher, specialising in the short story form. Her work has been broadcast on Radio 4 and published in…

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Poetry Day & Open Mic

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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The popular Poetry Day & Open Mic event returns for a second year at The Lightbox Literary Festival, hosted by Greg Freeman from Write Out Loud. Sat 28 April 2018 | 11am Free entry, suggested donation £3

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An Audience with Franny Moyle

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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Television producer and author Franny Moyle talks about her new book 'The Extraordinary life and momentous times of J.M.W Turner'. Franny’s first book Desperate Romantics: The Private Lives of the Pre-Raphaelites (2009) was adapted into a BBC drama series. Part of The Lightbox Literary Festival programme. Adult £12 | Friends of The Lightbox £10

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Alison Weir: Jane Seymour, the Haunted Queen

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Lightbox, The Lightbox, Chobham Road
Woking, GU21 4AA United Kingdom
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Sunday Times best-selling author Alison Weir is returning this year talking about the next book in the series ‘Six Tudor Queens’, ‘Jane Seymour, The Haunted Queen’. Copies available in the Festival Shop ahead of general publication. Alison will be pleased to sign your copy. Advance booking required. Talks last for approximately 45 minutes with a short time for questions. Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the talk. Drinks will be available to purchase. Part of The Lightbox Literary Festival programme. Adult…

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May 2018

Drink and Draw

May 2 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on 06/06/2018 at 6:30pm

One event on 04/07/2018 at 6:30pm

One event on 10/01/2018 at 6:30pm

Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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Free

A new monthly creative happening at the venue. Drink & Draw is the perfect place to enjoy drawing, and getting to know the Guildford creative community. Bring your sketchbooks, pens, pencils, and if you're feeling generous, some of your favourite equipment to share. Drink & Draw is free to attend, but we will be accepting donations to help us fund future drawing events - life drawing, artist tutorials, sketching trips a

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Guildford Art Society Spring Exhibition

May 5 @ 10:00 am - July 20 @ 4:45 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

This exhibition is bursting with colour, Visit the spring exhibition by Guildford Art Society to discover and buy original art from local professional and amateur artists and makers.

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Self Care and Relaxation With Bad Juju Yoga

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£25

Session 4 - Self-care and relaxation A lot of the time people focus on the active parts of yoga. In this session we look deeper into the benefits of relaxation and self-care. By doing this session you will: Develop a deeper understanding of self-care and the importance of relaxation. This session is part of the Foundations of Yoga series with Bad Juju Yoga. You can book as an individual session or register for the complete series. Book individual session http://badjuju.eu/classes#tmup=/p/368719-bad-juju-yoga/courses/dates/146839/…

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Gouache For Everyone

May 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

As part of the Guildford Art Society's Spring exhibition at Guildford House Gallery.  Society member Melanie Cambridge will provide a demonstration on the medium of gouache. This event of which will be held in the Brew House in the courtyard of Guildford House Gallery is free but booking is advised.  To secure your place please call Guildford Borough Council's Heritage Services on 01483 444751. Please be advised that only step access is provided to the Brew house due to the…

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Pint of Science Festival 2018

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - May 16 @ 10:00 pm

Pint of Science is an annual science festival that takes place every May and brings researchers to your local pub to show you the latest happenings in the world of science. In May 2017 held nearly 450 events across 26 cities in the UK involving over 1000 scientists! We'll be back with hundreds of events in May 2018. We'll have events in 3 central Guildford pubs/venues over 3 nights. 14, 15 and 16 May 2018  

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Finding Our Voice: Guildford School of Art Sit-In, 1968

May 26 @ 8:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

To complement the Sitting Down for our Rights exhibition at Guildford Museum. This exhibition featuring artists who were students and staff during the 1968 Guildford School of Art sit-in. The exhibition showcases their careers and both early and current work. This exhibition is on show seven days a week but will have a reduced viewing time on a Sunday of which will be between the times of 11am and 4pm.

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June 2018

Tunsgate: Two centuries and more of change

June 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Supporting our exhibition Tunsgate: a century of change, this talk by Town Guide Hugh Anscombe looks at the earlier history of this area. This event will be held in the Victorian School Room at 391/2 Castle Street, Guildford, just around the corner from the Museum. This is a free event but we recommend booking in advance, please call the Museum on 01483 444751 to secure your place.

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Finding Our Voice – Meet the Artist

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

As part of the exhibition Finding Our Voice at Guildford House Gallery.  This is a chance to meet the artists exhibiting in the exhibition and discover their stories from the 1968 Guildford College of Art sit in to the present day. If you like this exhibition then pay a visit to  Guildford Museum and explore the Sitting Down For Our Rights: Remembering the 1968 Guildford School of Art Sit-In. Exhibition.

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Foundations of Yoga with Bad Juju Yoga

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£25

Session 5 - PUNKundalini This is final session of the five-part Foundation of Yoga series with Bad Juju Yoga. It focuses on Kundalini Yoga and the connection between chakras and the endocrine system. By doing this session you will: Learn about the basics of Kundalini Yoga Develop an understanding of the endocrine system and its relationship with the chakras. This session is part of the Foundations of Yoga series with Bad Juju Yoga. You can book as an individual session…

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Punk Rock Yoga

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£11

Punk Rock Yoga classes are dynamic and designed help you Look, Work, Accept and Transcend in both body and mind. They are suitable for beginners to intermediate—or anyone who wants to try something different— and aim to improve strength and flexibility, create core stability and build a heightened feeling of positivity and empowerment. Like the punk genre, the music is quite varied and ranges from acoustic skate punk to hardcore, as well as throwing in some ambient post-rock songs for…

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Pallant House Gallery and Chichester City Walking Tour Coach Trip with the Guildford Institute

June 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Guildford Institute, Ward Street
Guildford, GU1 4LH United Kingdom
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The Pallant House Gallery is home to one of the best collections of Modern British art in the UK, with works by Henry Moore, Walter Sickert, Ben Nicholson, Eduardo Paolozzi and Peter Blake. We will start the day with a 40-minute private talk, which will introduce the content of the gallery’s current Virginia Woolf exhibition. You will then have free time to explore this engaging, innovative gallery at your own pace and time to enjoy lunch with plenty of cafés…

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Punk Rock Yoga

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£11.00

Punk Rock Yoga classes are dynamic and designed help you Look, Work, Accept and Transcend in both body and mind. They are suitable for beginners to intermediate—or anyone who wants to try something different— and aim to improve strength and flexibility, create core stability and build a heightened feeling of positivity and empowerment. Like the punk genre, the music is quite varied and ranges from acoustic skate punk to hardcore, as well as throwing in some ambient post-rock songs for…

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North Surrey Artists – Meet the Artist

June 23 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

As part of the North Surrey Artist's Summer Exhibition at Guildford House Gallery this event gives you the opportunity to informally meet the exhibiting artists in the exhibition.

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July 2018

Punk Rock Yoga

July 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£11

Punk Rock Yoga classes are dynamic and designed help you Look, Work, Accept and Transcend in both body and mind. They are suitable for beginners to intermediate—or anyone who wants to try something different— and aim to improve strength and flexibility, create core stability and build a heightened feeling of positivity and empowerment. Like the punk genre, the music is quite varied and ranges from acoustic skate punk to hardcore, as well as throwing in some ambient post-rock songs for…

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Punk Rock Yoga

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£11.00

Punk Rock Yoga classes are dynamic and designed help you Look, Work, Accept and Transcend in both body and mind. They are suitable for beginners to intermediate—or anyone who wants to try something different— and aim to improve strength and flexibility, create core stability and build a heightened feeling of positivity and empowerment. Like the punk genre, the music is quite varied and ranges from acoustic skate punk to hardcore, as well as throwing in some ambient post-rock songs for…

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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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Tuesday Tales

July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:10 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until 25/09/2018

Free

This talk is part of the supporting programme for the exhibition Take A Closer Look 21 July - 29 September. Take a closer look at intriguing objects from the collections. Spare ten to twenty minutes in your day pr lunch break to join these informal conversational sessions in the exhibition. One special object will be highlighted in each session. Together we will look more closely at it and share the stories. we have about it.

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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

Pilgrim Stitchers

September 11 @ 9:30 am - September 14 @ 4:00 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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£415.00

The Pilgrim Stitchers run an annual short course in needlework inspired by specially selected, usually historical, embroidery. This year the Pilgrim Stitchers will be based in the Brew House at Guildford House and the course will include specially arranged opportunities to view embroidery from the collections cared for by Guildford Museum. This extraordinary event is programmed over three days, with a dinner on the evening before the course starts. The cost of the course includes. Tuesday evening dinner. Wednesday: your kit…

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Punk Rock Yoga

September 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£11.00

Punk Rock Yoga classes are dynamic and designed help you Look, Work, Accept and Transcend in both body and mind. They are suitable for beginners to intermediate—or anyone who wants to try something different— and aim to improve strength and flexibility, create core stability and build a heightened feeling of positivity and empowerment. Like the punk genre, the music is quite varied and ranges from acoustic skate punk to hardcore, as well as throwing in some ambient post-rock songs for…

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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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Punk Rock Yoga

September 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£11.00

Punk Rock Yoga classes are dynamic and designed help you Look, Work, Accept and Transcend in both body and mind. They are suitable for beginners to intermediate—or anyone who wants to try something different— and aim to improve strength and flexibility, create core stability and build a heightened feeling of positivity and empowerment. Like the punk genre, the music is quite varied and ranges from acoustic skate punk to hardcore, as well as throwing in some ambient post-rock songs for…

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