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April
23

Speed Dating in Guildford

Speed Dating in Guildford

Speed Dating in Guildford How speed dating in Guildford works By simply arriving at venue for the Speed Dating in Guildford event, you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of ... read more

April
24

Chocolate & Wine at Corkage!

Wednesday 24 April 2019 Chocolate & Wine at Corkage with Chief Chocolate Officer! 7.30pm-9.30pm Tickets £35pp.

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April
25

When is a Life Complete? at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre (Mill Studio)

Thursday 25th April - Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre - Mill Studio

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 fran... read more

April
26

Healthy Guildford Day!

Friday 26 April 2019 - Town Wide - 8.00am onwards  

Whether you’re looking to work up a sweat, have a simple health check, or find out more about how you can take small steps to make your life a whole lot healthier, then attending Guildford’s new ‘Healthy Day’ should be on your agenda. T... read more

April
26

The Keep - The Guildford Gin Club - Tasting Evening

Come and sample gins from a local supplier - GG Club Night.

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April
27

The Creation by Joseph Haydn

An exciting concert at Guildford Cathedral

This concert is guaranteed to send shivers down your spine! Organised by two of the country's finest young musicians it promises to be a spectacular evening. Tickets are £15 each, and you can book a delicious pre-concert dinner for £18 each ... read more

April
30

Octopus Soup! at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Tuesday 30th April - Saturday 4th May - Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Nick Hancock, Paul Bradley, Gillian Bevan, Carolyn Backhouse and Eric Richard star in the world premiere of a brand new British farce, Octopus Soup! (Tuesday 30 April – Saturday 4 May). This razor-sharp new comedy introduces you to Seymo... read more

April
30

Sara Dowling and Nigel Price at Electric Theatre Jazz Cafe!

Tuesday 30 April 2019 An evening of live jazz in the company of one of the most exciting new singers to emerge on the British Jazz scene SARA DOWLING with multi-award winning jazz guitarist NIGEL PRICE.

Advance booking highly recommended. "Enigmatic, beguiling & intensely musical"   MOJO MAGAZINE Sheer brilliance…. Price is a dynamic live performer.” Dave Gelly, The Observer **** The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street. Gu... read more

May
01

BULL by Mike Barlett at The Star Inn

1 - 2 May 2019 Three candidates and two jobs - Office politics take a dramatic turn at The Backroom of The Star Inn 1st – 2nd May, where Pranksters Theatre Company returns with their production of BULL by Mike Bartlett.  

The company is down-sizing and Thomas, Isobel and Tony gather ahead of a crucial meeting with the boss where they fight to keep their jobs. It is survival of the fittest and with the precision and flair of a Bull-fighting team, two against one unf... read more

May
02

Jane Eyre at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Thursday 2nd - Saturday 4th May - Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Hotbuckle bring their inventiveness, humour and unique magic to Brontë’s compelling tale, Jane Eyre (Thursday 2 – Saturday 4 May). The young, orphaned Jane meets with cruelty at the hands of her aunt and then at the school to which sh... read more

May
02

Great Thoughts: Spring Term

Thursdays, 2 - 23 May | 10.30am - 12pm Art activities, conversation and coffee sessions at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village for people living with dementia.

 £5 per session | Carers go free | Pre-booking required Art activities, conversation and coffee sessions for people living with dementia. Artist and gallery educators facilitate these weekly sessions for individuals living with early- to mid-sta... read more

May
02

Guildford Museum's mysterious object challenge

A wonderful and engaging talk with local historian David Rose

Guildford Museum's mysterious objects challenge with local historian David Rose. Enjoy these informal talks with a cup of coffee and a biscuit. Listen to our guest speaker talk about the current exhibition or items they may own themselves. 10.... read more

May
02

Guildburys Theatre Company present Two Couples, Two Pubs, Two Countries at The Keep

Thursday 2, Friday 3 and Saturday 4 May 2019 8pm Set in a pub, performed in a pub – two couples, divided by time and country, meet. In Catherine Medbh by Declan Feenan, we eavesdrop as two former lovers meet in a bar for a drink. Gerry and Daisy are looking for love with a brand new dating agency in Peas by David Tristram – how will their blind date go? Come along and have a drink with them and find out.

Performed nightly at 8pm with the kind support of: The Keep, Castle Street, Guildford GU1 3UW Only 25 seats at each performance, so book now. Unmissable ! Click here for further info!... read more

May
04

Summer Style Event at French Connection

4th May Summer Style Event Prize Draw to win £1000 shopping spree! (More details to come closer to the time!)

Sign up to be part of our VIP's and receive 10% off your next purchase!... read more

May
04

Surrey Day 2019

Saturday 4 May 2019
Here at Visit Surrey, we are delighted to announce that Saturday, 4th May 2019 will become the first ever official `Surrey Day’.

Why is Surrey so special? We believe Surrey is special all year round, but on 4th May 2019 we will be harnessing all that regional pride into one big day of celebration. Surrey receives around 26 million day visitors a year and has an i... read more

May
05

The Garden Party at The Boileroom

This bank holiday enter the summer months, with the ultimate garden party hang out experience at the Boileroom, for Guildfords most unique, creative, groovy music event.

Whether you want to unleash the competitive big kid inside of you, with giant sized Jenga or indulge in our alcoholic drinks deals, pizza and complimentary candy floss. And as if that wasn’t exciting enough, become immersed in a plethora of soun... read more

May
05

Red Hot Yoga - Beginner Yoga 4 Week Course

Starts Sunday 5 May 2019 Join Julie Fastiggi for an introduction to the basic principles of Yoga, looking at benefits, contraindications with an exploration of Pranayama (breath) to highlight the many benefits for body and mind!

We shall explore core awareness/bandhas and how they aid your practice. A balanced course showing elements of effort and surrender in some of the key postures bringing awareness to confident alignment and the relevant muscle groups used. WEEK1: ... read more

May
07

Equus at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Tuesday 7th - Saturday 11th May - Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Inspired by a true story, Peter Shaffer’s gripping psychological thriller Equus (Tuesday 7 – Saturday 11 May) explores the complex relationships between devotion, myth and sexuality. When teenager Alan Strang’s pathological fascinatio... read more

May
07

Guildford Farmers' Market

Tuesday 7 May 2019 Guildford Farmer's Market is held on the High Street on the first Tuesday of every month from 10:30am to 3:30pm except January.

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May
09

Way Upstream at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre (Mill Studio)

Thursday 9th May - Saturday 11th May - Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre - Mill Studio

  Four friends enjoying a holiday afloat, cruising up the River Orb through the most picturesque English Countryside. What could be more pleasant? Unfortunately, things do not go as smoothly as anticipated in this dark comedy. Way Upstrea... read more

May
09

Great Thoughts: Spring Term

Art activities, conversation and coffee sessions at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village for people living with dementia.

Thursdays, 2 - 23 May | 10.30am - 12pm | £5 per session | Carers go free | Pre-booking required Art activities, conversation and coffee sessions for people living with dementia. Artist and gallery educators facilitate these weekly sessions for in... read more

May
10

Last Night of the Spring Proms - G Live

Join Southern Pro Musica, Guildford Choral and Tormead School Choir for an evening of high-spirited proms music-making promoted by Guildford Lions Club in partnership with Magimix. Conductor: Jonathan Willcocks
Piano: Lucy Parham

Rachmaninov Piano Concerto no. 2 Rossini Overture ‘William Tell’ Handel Hallelujah Chorus Borodin Polovtsian Dances César Franck Panis Angelicus Johann Strauss Radetsky March Henry Wood Fantasia on British Sea Songs Elgar Pomp a... read more

May
11

Guildford Guitar Day at The Guildhall

Saturday 11 May 2019 As part of the Guildford International Music Festival 2019 the Guitar Day will be hosted in the beautiful Guildford Guildhall with performances from Lotte Betts-Dean, Andrey Lebedev, Jesse Flowers, Julia Doyle and Matthew Wadsworth. A day not to be missed!

This year’s Guildford Guitar Day has an Elizabethan theme. Three concerts will take place in Guildford’s historic Guildhall, which dates from 1589. Internationally acclaimed theorbo and lute player Matthew Wadsworth is joined by one of his reg... read more

May
16

The Hound of the Baskervilles: The Hit Farce at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre (Mill Studio)

Thursday 16th - Saturday 18th May - Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre - Mill Studio

Follow Sherlock Holmes and his incomparable sidekick Dr. Jane Watson on their journey from the streets of London to the Devonshire Moors as they attempt to solve a mystery. The Hound of the Baskervilles: The Hit Farce (Thursday 16 – Satur... read more

May
16

Great Thoughts: Spring Term

Thursdays, 2 - 23 May Art activities, conversation and coffee sessions at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village for people living with dementia.

Thursdays, 2 - 23 May | 10.30am - 12pm | £5 per session | Carers go free | Pre-booking required Art activities, conversation and coffee sessions for people living with dementia. Artist and gallery educators facilitate these weekly sessions for in... read more

May
18

Cabinets of curiosity

Make your own 'cabinet of curiosity' which was like a mini private museum for rich people in the 17th & 18th centuries.

Make your own 'cabinet of curiosity' which was like a mini private museum for rich people in the 17th & 18th centuries. Bring along your favourite mini object to put in it, or make one with us. Drop in for family fun and creative craft usi... read more

May
22

G Live - UB40

Birmingham’s world-famous reggae stars UB40 have announced a massive tour next year in 2019 to celebrate their 40th anniversary! Featuring UB40’s five founding members Robin Campbell, Brian Travers, Jimmy Brown, Earl Falconer and Norman Hassan, and long-time members Duncan Campbell, Martin Meredith,
Lawrence Parry and Tony Mullings, the band will embark on their 40 date tour across the UK! Fans can expect to hear UB40’s greatest hits, including ‘Food For Thought’, ‘One In Ten’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘(I Can’t Help) Falling in Love With You’ and ‘Red, Red Wine’,
amongst many, many others.

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May
23

The Trials of Oscar Wilde at Yvonne Arnaud Theatre (Mill Studio)

Thursday 23rd - Saturday 25th May - Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre - Mill Studio

Following a sell-out West End run, The Trials of Oscar Wilde (Thursday 23 – Saturday 25 May) comes to Guildford. A brilliant dramatisation of the libel and criminal trials of Oscar Wilde, written by his grandson Merlin Holland, experience... read more

May
23

Great Thoughts: Spring Term

Art activities, conversation and coffee sessions at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village for people living with dementia.

Thursdays, 2 - 23 May | 10.30am - 12pm | £5 per session | Carers go free | Pre-booking required Art activities, conversation and coffee sessions for people living with dementia. Artist and gallery educators facilitate these weekly sessions for in... read more

May
25

Voices of Freiburg

25 May - 16 June 2019 Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the twinning of Guildford and Freiburg.

On show at Guildford House Gallery, 155 High Street, Guildford between 25 May- 16 June. An exhibition of fascinating works by five working Freiburg artists: paintings, sculptures, installations.Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the twinning of G... read more

May
25

Wild Surrey

Surrey Wildlife Trust presents an exhibition of entries from the Wild Surrey Art & Photography Competition

To mark its 60th anniversary, Surrey Wildlife Trust is celebrating our county's diverse wildlife with a special competition and exhibition highlighting nature- inspired artwork and photography from the residents of Surrey. Competition entries ... read more

May
27

Surrey County Show 2019

Monday 27th May 2019

Venue: Stoke Park, Guildford, GU1 1ER Gates Open: 8:00am Travel info: Click here for more information Disabled Information: Click here for more information. Carer tickets are available, please contact the office: 01483 891810 D... read more

May
28

Gabriel Latchin Quintet "The Moon and I" Tour at Electric Theatre Jazz Cafe

Tuesday 28 May 2019 Pianist and composer Gabriel Latchin will be playing at our popular Jazz Cafe as part of the tour for his new release The Moon and I. Taken from a lyric in Hubbell and Golden’s Poor Butterfly, the title is a tip of the hat to the opening tune he performed recently at Wigmore Hall with Christian McBride and Renée Fleming. Longtime collaborators, Gabriel’s trio have developed a unique sound:  a hardswinging 1950s aesthetic married with the contemporary vision of Latchin’s compositions. For his performance at the Jazz Cafe, Gabriel’s trio  is joined by Steve Fishwick on trumpet and Sam Braysher on sax in classic Horace Silver/ Art Blakey Quintet lineup. Not to be missed!

The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street. Guildford GU1 4SZ Music 7:30pm Tickets £15. Electric Theatre Box Office 01483 501200... read more

May
31

Terrace Sundowners: Festival Warmup at The Guildford Harbour Hotel

Friday 31 May Summer is well and truly on its way. We’re bringing the festival vibes to Guildford with our first Terrace Sundowner of the season. Join us for a live band and festival food on our terrace. When the sun goes down, we’ll be bringing the party inside. Friday 31st May, 6pm-10pm Live Band
Hot Dogs
Cheese Fries
Burgers
Mac ‘n’ Cheese £20 each

£50 for all 3 Terrace Sundowners (Moroccan Sunset | Ibiza Sundown) To enquire click here or call 01483 792 302... read more

June
01

Picnic in the Castle Grounds 2019

Saturday 1 June 2019 12.30pm-4pm Bring a picnic to the Castle Grounds and enjoy live music and entertainment from the bandstand with Guildford Fringe Festival and Guildford Summer Festival and meet the team from Guildford in Bloom.  There will be music, theatre and performances - all for free!  Its a showcase of the upcoming summer events - totally free to attend.

The Guildford in Bloom team can give you advice on entering the 2019 Competition and talk to you about the categories you can choose.  Guildford in Bloom Schools sponsor, Clandon Park Garden Centre will be there and children can pot a plant to ta... read more

June
04

Guildford Farmers' Market

Tuesday 4 June 2019 Guildford Farmer's Market is held on the High Street on the first Tuesday of every month from 10:30am to 3:30pm except January.

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June
06

Surrey Wildlife Trust

An informal talk to mark the Trust 60th Anniversary exhibition at Guildford House Gallery

In the year where Surrey Wildlife Trust marks its 60th Anniversary with a free exhibition at Guildford House Gallery join us for an informal talk with a cup of coffee and a biscuit. Listen to our guest speaker talk about the current exhibition or ... read more

June
07

Baby Massage - G Live

A calm, relaxing and hugely beneficial class for you and your baby. Each week we focus on a different area of the body as you learn a basic massage routine that you can safely and effectively practice in the comfort of your own home. Baby Massage has a range of health benefits.

Baby Massage classes are designed with new mums in mind. Mums learn the basics of baby massage routines which they can then develop and practice at home. Each week we concentrate on a different area of the body whilst re-capping over other element... read more

June
08

Yoga for Runner & Cyclists at Turnfit

Saturday 8 June 2019 A yoga course specifically tailored for active people
with Charlie Andrews Learn how yoga can increase flexibility, strengthen your core and improve balance as well as mobility. During this workshop we will go through stretches that will help relieve tight quads, hamstrings, hip flexors and ease tension in your back. We will also look into ways yoga can ease old injures, prevent new ones, enhance performance and how we can optimize recovery after those long rides and runs.

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June
10

Disco dudes and divas - G Live

A fun and fabulous high-energy class for boys and girls 2-4 years (confident walkers under two welcome), with very simple choreography steps and a party atmosphere. A great way to introduce your young ones to the dance floor hits we all love and remember.

It’s party time every week in Disco Dudes & Divas! Lots of time will be spent wiggling and dancing to your favourite party tunes, such as the Hokey Cokey, Superman party song, Barbie Girl, the Macarena, Kung Fu Fighting, Saturday Night, and some... read more

June
10

Baby boogie - G Live

A brilliant way to bring out your child’s rhythm, co-ordination and self-confidence, and have bags of fun at the same time! Each baby boogie class helps tots with musical appreciation, colour recognition, communication & motor skills.

Baby Boogie classes encourage the development of baby’s musical appreciation, colour recognition, communication and motor skills in a loving and nurturing atmosphere. Baby Boogie seeks to bring out baby’s rhythm, co-ordination and self-confide... read more

June
10

Mummy and me Pilates - G Live

A relaxed yet focused class, specially developed by busylizzy for post-natal mums wanting to get back into pre-pregnancy shape. Our innovative approach takes traditional Pilates principles such as stretching, strengthening and realigning the body and tailors them for new mummies, so expect to work those stubborn areas affected by pregnancy and labour, and tone those pesky pelvic floor and abdominals!

This class is aimed at new mummies, so expect to work those stubborn areas affected by pregnancy and labour. It’s also a great way to meet like-minded new mummy friends. As with all Mummy & Me classes, babies (non walkers) are safely placed on m... read more

June
10

Baby signing - G Live

Tots tantrums are often caused by frustration as they struggle to communicate. This class teaches you a language you can both understand. Each week we cover a different theme which incorporates puppetry, songs and gestures all wrapped up in a supportive environment with lots of opportunity for questions, answers and a chance to recap where needed.

Mums and babies together enjoy this singing and signing session. The key benefits include reduced frustration, understanding of your little ones emotions/feelings, parent/baby bond, early speaking and use of words. Monday 10th June 12.25pm Glive G... read more

June
11

Mini Dancers - G Live

This dance and movement class is active, energetic and a great way to bring out your little one’s rhythm and self-confidence. We encourage mummy or carer to help tots with dancing and interactive exercises, including counting, colour recognition, musical appreciation and coordination.

Classes include a popular sing-song, wiggle, dance, puppetry play, props and parachute fun. Mini Dancers is a feeder class from our popular Baby Boogie class and suitable for tots crawling/just walking to around 3 years. 10am Tuesday 11th June Gli... read more

June
11

Baby yoga - G Live

Baby Yoga is an inclusive set of practices to enhance playful interaction and communication between parent and baby and to promote their healthy development. The perfect accompaniment to our Baby Massage & Baby Karma class which expands the benefits of touch with those of movement and relaxation.

From birth, babies respond positively to the stimulation of movement and touch together. In each baby yoga session, we use yoga moves which have been adapted especially for babies (mini twists, mini stretches, upper and lower body movements, diago... read more

June
11

Mummy and me Aerobics - G Live

A fun, high-impact aerobic & dance inspired class designed to banish those stubborn pounds, tone and strengthen the core, and give you that all-important post-workout high without the worry of creche or childcare.

We’ll take you on a fitness journey with a 15/15/15 approach – 15 minutes each of heart-pumping aerobics & dance, 15 minutes of toning beautiful mummy curves, and 15 minutes of stretching and core work. Share this enjoyable class with your bab... read more

June
12

Mini Explorers - G Live

Mini explorers enjoy scrambling over obstacles, balancing on steps and blocks and crawling through tunnels as they explore the world around them. Each class incorporates multi-sensory and holistic activities using a variety of props including bubbles, ribbons, pom-poms and bells to name a few. Each class ends with a goodbye song and a sticker.

Our Mini Explorers class is perfect for active little ones crawling to approx 2 years. Each session is packed full of multi-sensory play activities that have been designed to build on the skills acquired in our Baby Karma class. Classes are fast-m... read more

June
12

Mini monet - G Live

Children learn about the world around them through creative and imaginary play. This fun and educational art class is designed to allow them to explore textures and colour through sticking, cutting, printing and creating, without worrying about making a mess.

Each week we explore colours, numbers, letters, phonics and animals through different activities and themes so little Monets are always engaged in creating something new – hopefully a few keepsakes for you or the grandparents. Younger siblings a... read more

June
13

Fitness and Drills and Skills - G Live

A fun and energetic kids fitness class for boys and girls. Watch your little one learn the basics of balls skills, drills, circuits & exercise to music. An active kids fitness class designed to burn off energy whilst teaching co-ordination skills, control and balance.

Each session will start with a warm up and stretch to music and will teach invaluable skills such as listening, teamwork and taking turns as well as encouraging your child to interact and co-operate within a group. Boys & girls welcome. Thursday 1... read more

June
13

Mini Musicians - G Live

Mini musicians is a combination of song, dance, rhythm and play for children that are crawling/just walking to approx 2 years. Catchy melodies and rhythms will have them moving and singing along in no time. We like to focus on the physical side to music, so lots of action songs, dancing and marching around.

This music class is a feeder session from our popular Baby Music class. Mini musicians is a fun and energetic music and movement class tailored to bring out your little one’s sense of rhythm and develop their self-confidence. Through the use of ... read more

June
13

Baby music - G Live

Give your budding Beethoven a head start with this interactive, baby music class. Lots of stimulating melodies and jangly percussion so mum and baby can sing and play along together. We help them enjoy the feel and fun of music by learning to clap, bounce in time to the music and discover new sounds by touching and experimenting.

Baby Music classes encourage the development of baby’s musical appreciation as well as confidence within loving and familiar surroundings. Through singing and using instruments, these classes aid co-ordination, communication and motor skills. Ba... read more

June
13

Mummy and me Yoga

This postnatal yoga class is designed to align body, improve posture, promote wellbeing and strengthen the core and lower back (important after giving birth with the constant lifting and carrying). The gentle session will release tension in the shoulders, tone the abdomen and teach key deep-breathing exercises to alleviate tiredness and clear the mind.guildford@busylizzy.co.uk

Schedule some ‘me’ time into your week! As your baby is with you, you can enjoy this special time together in a calming and positive environment. Suitable for all mummy yoga/fitness levels. Crawling babies very welcome but no walkers please! T... read more

June
13

Guildford Shakespeare Company - Twelfth Night

13-29 June 2019 This summer we're staging a fabulous comic confection with two of Shakespeare's finest, and funniest, comedies. In June TWELFTH NIGHT (13-29 June) will see us return to the Bandstand in Guildford Castle Gardens for the first time since 2016.

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June
14

Baby Karma - G Live

An inspiring and relaxed class to help develop your baby’s senses and introduce play elements into their routine. A mixture of reflexology (using blends of safe aromatherapy oils) and head massage, fun and playful movements to music and multi-sensory activities designed to introduce new textures/senses to the babies which help them develop.

Baby Karma classes encourage the development of baby’s sensory skills through touch, smells and massage in a calming and loving environment. Through a variety of reflexology movements (massage of the feet) combined with multi sensory awareness, ... read more

June
15

Create a Rocking Horse and Knight

Join us at Guildford Castle and help us bring Guildford knights back to life

Help us bring Guildford knights back to life. We are going back in time to medieval Guildford and will be creating miniature rocking horses and knights for you to take home. Drop in for family fun and creative craft using a range of materials. All... read more

June
15

Twinkle Ballet - G Live

Little Angelinas and budding Billy Elliots will love learning basic ballet steps at this fun and lighthearted dance class. Each week features a variety of new themes, fairytale stories and props as the magical world of ballet is brought to life by our wonderful instructors.

This is a formal dance class so the toddlers must be able to follow instructions and join in independently or helped along by parents/carers if required. Due to the popularity of this class, we run a variety of different age-appropriate sessions. ... read more

June
15

Hip hop tots - G Live

Get down with the latest hip-hop moves! Using uplifting chart music, children will learn floor work, rhythmical expression and style, and are encouraged to introduce their own personal moves into the class. Let your kids show off at the next family wedding, Gangnam style! No experience required.

Whether you’re a kid or just a kid at heart, you’ll love the hip-hop dance moves taught in our hip hop tots class. Learn how to dougie; how to dance Gangnam Style; how to kick step like Justin Bieber; how to pop, lock, and drop it; and much mo... read more

June
18

Guildford's First Birthday at The Cosy Club!

Join us to celebrate one year at the lovely Tunsgate Quarter! We’re enjoying one gigantic Tremendous Tuesday from 12noon until 10pm, you can enjoy an extension our delicious offer of any 3 tapas dishes plus a glass of wine for £13.95. If you move fast, there may also even be a slice of cake in it for you! See you then!

Book at table here!... read more

June
22

The Maritime Art Group

22 June - 14  July 2019 An exhibition by The Maritime Art Group: twelve artists featuring paintings of the coast, ships and the sea.

An exhibition by The Maritime Art Group: twelve artists featuring paintings of the coast, ships and the sea. The group are enthusiatically “plein –air”. Their favourite haunts are the creeks and estuaries of the east coast, harbours and reso... read more

June
24

Negroni Week 2019 at The Cosy Club

24th-30th June 2019 Celebrate 100 years of the Negroni with us at The Cosy Club this June. Slow Food is a global, grassroots organization, founded in 1989 to prevent the disappearance of local food cultures and traditions, counteract the rise of fast life and combat people’s dwindling interest in the food they eat, where it comes from and how our food choices affect the world around us.  

Since its beginnings, Slow Food has grown into a global movement involving millions of people in over 160 countries, working to ensure everyone has access to good, clean and fair food. Slow Food believes food is tied to many other aspects of l... read more

June
30

Chantry Woods Summer Foraging Courses,

Summer Foraging Event at Chantry Woods 12pm - 3.30pm. Helping you to discover natures edible larder.

Chantry Woods’ 200 acres of woodlands are home to British Oak, Ash, Beech, American Redwood and Fir to name but a few, making it ideal for foraging. Being on the outskirts of Guildford it can be easily reached from Woking, Farnborough, Farnham, ... read more

June
30

The Sunrise Walk - Guildford

Your time to Shine - join us for our first Guildford walk and support Shooting Star Children's Hospices

Be one of the first to try out our brand new 20km and 10km Guildford walks - starting bright and early at 4.30am! Starting and finishing at the University of Law, just south of Guildford, the routes will take in part of the stunning North Downs Wa... read more

July
02

Guildford Farmers' Market

Guildford Farmer's Market is held on the High Street on the first Tuesday of every month from 10:30am to 3:30pm except January. Click for more info!

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July
04

Coffee Time Talk with Martime Artist

A talk to accompany the free exhibition on show at Guildford House Gallery

Join the Maritime Artists at Guildford House Gallery for an informal talk with a cup of coffee and a biscuit. Listen to our guest speaker talk about their current exhibition or items they may own themselves. 10.30am arrival and refreshments. Talks... read more

July
05

The Big Yellow Duck Race 2019

Friday 5 July 2019 Millmead Island Take part because: you want to make life better for local people here in our Surrey communities! Guildford’s most distinctive annual waterside fixture features our 2ft-long ducks in a leisurely race for the finish and the honour of receiving the Duck Trophy for the company or team who sponsored them.

This event has been running for at least 15 years. The actual start date is lost in the mists of time! Our quacking competitors – think of bathtub ducks on steroids – were originally donated to us by a corporate supporter and they have hel... read more

July
05

The Prankster Theatre - Romeo & Juliet

Friday 5 - Saturday 13 July 2019 A timeless love story set in a city torn apart by feuds and gang warfare and in the month after which the heroine is named – a July where ‘these hot days, is the mad blood stirring’ – The Pranksters move the time to the early 1960s.  Think La Dolce Vita, pavement cafes, Italian pop music playing on the juke box, ice creams and a shadowy mafia.

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July
06

Guildford Lions Raft Race 2019

Saturday 6 July 2019 We are again  holding the popular charity raft race  on Saturday 6th July. A fun and enjoyable afternoon for participants and spectators. The race is open to homemade rafts and paddleboarders.  Inspection and judging of the best rafts, by the Mayor of Guildford and the Lions Club President will be from 2pm at Millmead Lock Island.  The race will start at 3pm from Millmead Lock  and finish at the Waterside Centre near Stoughton on the River Wey.

Trophies will also be  awarded for the best presented craft and crew, too the winner of each different raft section and one for Sportsmanship. Changing facilities will be available at the Riverside Centre, where there will also be a BBQ. ... read more

July
08

The Girl on the Train at The Yvonne Arnaud

Monday 8th - Saturday 13th July - Guildford's Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Samantha Womack and Oliver Farnworth star in the gripping new play The Girl on the Train (Monday 8 – Saturday 13 July), adapted from Paula Hawkins’ novel – an international phenomenon selling over twenty million copies worldwide. Rach... read more

July
11

A Night at the Musicals with Thomas Cameron (Guildford Fringe)

Classic Brit nominated tenor Thomas Cameron performs at The Guildhall!

Thomas Cameron is a Classic Brit Award nominated tenor, whose voice has been described as having ‘velvet-like qualities’. Performing the hits from the world of musical theatre, classical and contemporary music, Thomas has blown away audiences ... read more

July
14

Chantry Woods Summer Foraging Courses,

Summer Foraging Event at Chantry Woods 12pm - 3.30pm. Helping you to discover natures edible larder.

Chantry Woods’ 200 acres of woodlands are home to British Oak, Ash, Beech, American Redwood and Fir to name but a few, making it ideal for foraging. Being on the outskirts of Guildford it can be easily reached from Woking, Farnborough, Farnham, ... read more

July
19

TERRACE SUNDOWNERS: MOROCCAN SUNSET at The Guildford Harbour Hotel

We’re bringing a taste of Morocco to Guildford. Our penultimate Terrace Sundowner of the summer includes a Morrocan inspired menu plus entertainment. When the sun goes down, we’ll be bringing the party inside. Friday 19th July, 6pm-10pm Shisha & Belly Dancer
Mixed Grill
Skewers
Salads
Hummus £20 each

£50 for all 3 Terrace Sundowners (Festival Warmup | Ibiza Sundown) To book, please contact our events team below. Call 01483 792 302 or to enquire online click here!... read more

July
20

People and Places

People and Places celebrates the 60th anniversary of Guildford House being opened as our art gallery.

People and places as portrayed in the art work and objects in Guildford Borough Council’s museum and gallery collections. The imagery on the objects in our collections often shows a person or place. In this exhibition a series of individual mini... read more

July
26

Shalford Park, Surrey Summer Foraging Courses

Summer Foraging Event at Shalford Park, 12pm - 3.30pm. Helping you to discover natures edible larder.

Shalford Park is a beautiful riverside park on the outskirts of Guildford, running along the River Wey. It can be easily reached from Woking, Farnborough, Farnham, Leatherhead, Aldershot and Weybridge. With a mixture of open grassland and riversid... read more

August
01

Coffee Time Talk - People and Places

An informal talk to accompany the free exhibition at Guildford House Gallery

Enjoy this informal talk with a cup of coffee and a biscuit. People and Places is a free exhibition celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Guildford House Gallery Listen to our guest speaker talk about the current exhibition or items they may own the... read more

August
03

Inspired By Alice

Join us in the grounds of historic Guildford Castle for a day of entertainment inspired by Lewis Carroll’s famous story book character Alice

Join us in the grounds of historic Guildford Castle for a day of entertainment inspired by Lewis Carroll’s famous story book character Alice. Entry to the grounds and many of the activities, including a range of children’s events will be free.... read more

August
06

Guildford Farmers' Market

Guildford Farmer's Market is held on the High Street on the first Tuesday of every month from 10:30am to 3:30pm except January. Click for more info!

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August
10

Chantry Woods Summer Foraging Courses,

Summer Foraging Event at Chantry Woods 12pm - 3.30pm. Helping you to discover natures edible larder.

Chantry Woods’ 200 acres of woodlands are home to British Oak, Ash, Beech, American Redwood and Fir to name but a few, making it ideal for foraging. Being on the outskirts of Guildford it can be easily reached from Woking, Farnborough, Farnham, ... read more

August
25

Chantry Woods Summer Foraging Courses,

Summer Foraging Event at Chantry Woods 12pm - 3.30pm. Helping you to discover natures edible larder.

Chantry Woods’ 200 acres of woodlands are home to British Oak, Ash, Beech, American Redwood and Fir to name but a few, making it ideal for foraging. Being on the outskirts of Guildford it can be easily reached from Woking, Farnborough, Farnham, ... read more

August
30

TERRACE SUNDOWNERS: IBIZA SUNDOWN at The Guildford Harbour Hotel

For our final Terrace Sundowner of the season, we’ll be partying Ibiza style. Join us for a BBQ with Spanish flair on our outside terrace, accompanied by a house music DJ. When the sun goes down, we’ll be bringing the party inside. Friday 30th August, 6pm-10pm House Music DJ
BBQ with Spanish Flair £20 each

£50 for all 3 Terrace Sundowners (Festival Warmup | Moroccan Sunset) To book, please contact our events team below. Call 01483 792 302 or to enquire click here!... read more

September
24

G Live - Diversity

Tuesday 24 - Wednesday 25 September 2019 G LIVE FRIENDS PRE-SALE: Thu 29 November at 12:00pm
GENERAL ON SALE: Fri 30 November at 10:00am 2019 marks 10 years since Diversity won Britain’s Got Talent. Since then, they have continued to innovate, grow and achieve things that most said were impossible. Born Ready will not only look back at some of the iconic Diversity moments but it will also look forward to the future. Be prepared for dance, illusions, mind blowing stunts and inspiring stories that will hopefully leave people amazed!

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September
28

George Abbot’s Gift to Guildford

On the 400th anniversary of the founding of Abbot’s Hospital on the High Street, this exhibition looks at George Abbot the man and the wonderful Alms House he gave to Guildford which is still a home for town residents today.

On the 400th anniversary of the founding of Abbot’s Hospital on the High Street, this exhibition looks at George Abbot the man and the wonderful Alms House he gave to Guildford which is still a home for town residents today. It will show some of... read more

October
05

Eating In

The story of food, cooking and dining in the home and the way this has changed over time.

The story of food, cooking and dining in the home and the way this has changed over time. An exploration of what we eat, the influence of other cultures on British food, the way our diet affects our health, and the lives of the people who produce ... read more

October
22

G Live - Lisa Stansfield

Tuesday 22 October 2019 GENERAL ON SALE: Fri 30 November at 10:00am Celebrating the 30th anniversary of debut solo album Affection, this tour will see Lisa Stansfield and her prodigious band perform the hits and more from the album, alongside favourites and classics from Lisa’s seven subsequent solo records.

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October
26

G Live - Josh Widdicombe

Saturday 26 October 2019 G LIVE FRIENDS PRE-SALE: Wed 28 Nov at 10:00am
GENERAL ON SALE: Fri 30 November at 10:00am The guy everyone can do an impression of is back. A show that will change your life and how you perceive your place in the world. Bit much? Fine, it’ll be a very funny night of grumbles and jokes in which Josh will finally tackle the hot comedy topics of advent calendars, pesto and the closing time of his local park.

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November
06

G Live - Squeeze The Difford and Tilbrook Songbook 2019 plus special guests Heaven 17

Wednesday 6  November 2019 G LIVE FRIENDS PRE-SALE: Thu 29 November at 10:00am
GENERAL ON SALE: Fri 30 November at 10:00am Squeeze have announced their brand new tour, The Difford And Tilbrook Songbook 2019, which will see the South-London legends, Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford, play their extensive list of hits as well as some rare, lesser known gems from their back catalogue and solo careers.

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November
11

OMD 40 Years - Greatest Hits at G Live

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (OMD) continue their 40th anniversary celebrations with the announcement of a special world tour. The band will be joined by both Martin Cooper and Stuart Kershaw. This tour is another exciting installment of the band’s 40th anniversary celebrations which first saw the reissue of their first four classic albums on 180g vinyl, mastered at half speed by Miles Showell at Abbey Road and housed in their original iconic die cut sleeves designed by the legendary Peter Saville.

'Electronic music is our language', Andy McCluskey says. 'It’s how we talk.' 'We’re at our best when we’re in a room together, working', Paul Humphreys adds. 'That’s when the sparks and ideas happen. It’s ... read more

November
14

G Live - The Selecter

Thursday 14 November 2019 G LIVE FRIENDS PRE-SALE: Wed 28 Nov at 4:00pm
GENERAL ON SALE: Fri 30 November at 9:00am (online), 10:00am (via the Box Office) The Selecter's 40th Anniversary Tour will include an extended, hit-rich set each night with some added live favourites and surprises. They will also be joined for a few songs by vocalist Rhoda Dakar who will also play a DJ Set to open the night. The anarchic passion that fuelled The Selecter gigs during the original 2-Tone era is still there, except they are more driven than ever.

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November
20

G Live - Jonathan Pie

Wednesday 20 November 2019 G LIVE FRIENDS PRE-SALE: Thu 29 November at 10:00am
GENERAL ON SALE: Fri 30 November at 10:00am If no news is good news then good news is fake news. Jonathan Pie returns to the road once more to berate the people in power - and the journalists apparently holding them to account. Jonathan Pie is the exasperated News Reporter whose videos have been seen across the world.

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December
05

Rhod Gilbert: The Book of John at G Live

G Live Friends Pre-Sale: Wed 13 February, 10am
General On Sale: Fri 15 February, 10am The multi-award-winning Welsh comedian is back with his brand new live show for the second time this year! In his six-year break from stand-up, a lot happened to Rhod. Almost all of it s**t. And just when he thought he’d hit rock bottom, he met a bloke...called John. This show sees Rhod as funny as ever, but like never before. Raw, personal and brutally honest; no more lies, no more nonsense.

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