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March 2018

A Pre-Raphaelite Collection Unveiled: The Cecil French Bequest

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

This 'forgotten' collection, belonging to the Hammersmith and Fulham Council, brings to Watts Gallery - Artists' Village an array of later Pre-Raphaelite paintings and drawings, including important works by Frederic Leighton, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, John William Waterhouse, Edward Burne-Jones and Albert Moore. This will be the Collection's first museum showing since Watts Gallery Trust undertook its conservation in 2017/2018. Our exhibition is based on a collaboration with the Hammersmith and Fulham Council.

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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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May 2018

Motionhouse Dance: Charge

May 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
G Live, Guildford, London Road
Guildford, Surrey GU1 2AA United Kingdom
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Motionhouse - Charge Electrifying new dance-circus from Motionhouse G Live, Guildford TUESDAY 1 MAY 2018, 8PM Premiering in October 2017, Charge , Motionhouse’s incredible new multi-media show is about energy.From the electrical charge that sparks human life, to the beating of our hearts and the memories we make, six performers use dance and acrobatics to delve deep into the human body, tracing the incredible story of energy in our lives.  Digital projections create a world on stage where dancers and images interact seamlessly, bringing…

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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 2018 Spring Exhibition

May 5 - May 20
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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The Guildford Art Society 2018 Spring Exhibition will open to the public at Guildford House Gallery on Saturday 5 May 2018 and runs, including Sundays, every day until Sunday 20 May 2018.  There will be a private view for invitees at 6pm on Friday 4 May 2018. The handing in of exhibits for members is from 2pm until 4.30pm on Monday 30 April 2018 at the Gallery. Collections' afternoon for members will be on Monday 21 May 2018. The show is…

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June 2018

Create Your Own Comic Book

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
G Live, Guildford, London Road
Guildford, Surrey GU1 2AA United Kingdom
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£14

Learn all about drawing comic strips, cartoon art and anime, picking up techniques and tricks of the trade from professional cartoonist Kev F. Sutherland whose work features in The Beano and Doctor Who Adventures. By the end of each workshop,  everyone will have drawn a strip and together the group will produce a complete comic Course fee: £14.00 Dates and Times: FRIDAY 1 JUNE 2018 10AM -12.30PM (AGES 7-11), 1.30PM - 4PM (AGES 11-16)

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Art & Soul 2018

June 2 - June 17
The Artful Gallery, Whitehanger, Marley Lane
Haslemere, Surrey GU27 3PY United Kingdom
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Over 100 works of art to go on show at ‘Art & Soul’ 2018 exhibition in Haslemere in June Local artist, David Paynter, who operates under the banner of The Artful Gallery, is hosting 21 award-winning artists at his studio and six acres of grounds in Haslemere in June.  Over 100 works will be on show, including paintings, drawings, ceramics, glass, metals and a sculpture trail around the beautiful gardens and woodland of his 'Huf' house on Marley Common. This…

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Surrey Contemporaries Art Exhibition at Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking RH5 6AA

June 4 - June 17
Denbies Wine Estate, London Road
Dorking, Surrey RH5 6AA United Kingdom
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Free

For the third year running, The Surrey Contemporaries are holding their Summer Exhibition at Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking from Monday 4th to Sunday 17th June 2018 inclusive (open daily 9.30 am to 5.00 pm/10.00 am to 5.00 pm on Sundays). The group, who originally met at art classes, are mostly Surrey-based and paint in a modern and contemporary way.  Using mainly acrylics and oils, sometimes including paint mediums and collage, their work covers a diverse range of subjects from landscapes…

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Drink & Draw

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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 and more!

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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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The Art Parlour: A 1960s Drawing Experience

June 14 @ 9:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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£11.50

Join Hundred Watt Club as they return with another multi-sensory life drawing session, this time taking you back to the swinging sixties! Taste the treats, sample the sounds and feast your eyes on the delights of the far-out decade of free love! Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere and draw, sketch or paint our gorgeous vintage styled model Athena Beauvoir, before a classic 007 inspired burlesque performance! Basic materials (paper, pens, pencils) will be provided but feel free to bring along equipment…

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James Henry Pullen

June 19 - October 21
Watts Gallery, Down Lane
Compton, Surrey GU3 1DQ United Kingdom
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£11.50

James Henry Pullen was a celebrity in his day, admired for his extraordinary skill as a carpenter and model maker yet classed as an 'idiot savant' due to his inability to communicate verbally. Discover Pullen's remarkable life and imagination in the first-ever gallery show dedicated to his work.

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North Surrey Artists Summer Exhibition

June 23 @ 10:00 am - July 15 @ 4:45 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

Guildford House is pleased to welcome back ten members from North Surrey Artists, a group of local, professional and experienced amateur artists whose work spans a wide range of styles and media. Over 60 original framed paintings, sculpture, ceramics, original folios, prints and cards will be on display and for sale. It promises to be an exciting exhibition! Please be advised this exhibition is on show seven days a week but reduced viewing hours between 11am-4pm will occur on a…

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July 2018

Yvonne Arnaud Art 2018

July 4 - July 19
The Mill Studio, Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UX United Kingdom
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Free

Guildford Arts Annual Summer Exhibition The Mill Studio Theatre, 4 – 19 July 2018 Guildford Arts will be holding its 23rd Annual Summer Exhibition at the Mill Studio, a historic Victorian Building next to the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre. Want to know more? Visit GuildfordArts.com  

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Drink & Draw

July 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Boileroom, 13 Stoke Fields
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LS United Kingdom
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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 and more!

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Haslemere Fringe Festival

July 6 - July 8

The Haslemere Fringe Festival is a fantastic, biennial, three day family-friendly festival, located in the heart of Haslemere on Lion Green. For 2018 the dates are 6th - 8th July. Attracting thousands of visitors from across the three counties, the Fringe offers an eclectic and dynamic mix of live music, drama, arts, crafts, performance poetry and hysterical stand-up comedy. As well as our cracking headliners, who for 2018 are Scouting for Girls and The Real Thing, we pride ourselves in…

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The Discerning Eye – For the first time the Discerning Eye comes to Guildford

July 14 @ 10:00 am - September 16 @ 4:45 pm
Guildford House Gallery, Guildford High Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 3AJ United Kingdom
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Free

Each year the Discerning Eye hosts an exhibition of small works (50cm maximum size) in London. Since 2006, the Discerning Eye has been acquiring works of art from the annual exhibition to create the Discerning Eye Collection. Work from this diverse collection forms our exhibition at Guildford House. The Discerning Eye is an educational charity, established in the UK in 1990, to encourage a wider understanding and appreciation of the visual arts and to stimulate debate about the place and…

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