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Join us for a Virtual Charity Quiz on Thursday 30th July

Guildford-on-Sea Online - Virtual Quiz Thursday 30th July, 7.00pm Beach Brains Assemble!   As we have had to cancel our annual Guildford-on-Sea event, we will be running a number of online activities in its place.   Instead of our usual charity volleyball match, this year we will be running a SUMMER HOLIDAY themed virtual quiz, hosted

Arts based organisation GEEYOU collaborates with Experience Guildford to create We Are Guildford a specially commissioned post-lockdown project to promote Guildford Town Centre

We are delighted to introduce to you We Are Guildford; a specially written poem reflecting on Guildford Town Centre’s time in lockdown during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Written by Nick White, Director of local Arts organisation GEEYOU, We Are Guildford explores how Guildford’s community spirit has held strong during lockdown and is a rousing call to

Mayoral Charity Coronavirus Response Fund for 2020-21

This year Guildford Mayor, Cllr Richard Billington has chosen to support the Coronavirus Response Fund as his Mayoral charity alongside the Mayor of Guildford’s Local Support Fund (formerly known as the Local Distress Fund). The Council has agreed to match fund donations made to the Coronavirus Fund via the Mayor’s fundraising page (within an agreed

2020-06-11T17:59:46+00:00May 29th, 2020|Charity|0 Comments

Vic Quayle is raising funds for Guildford Action!

I need your help! After a neighbour raised money for the NHS Charities, I thought what can I do, but for a local charity? So, I am going to shave my beard for Guildford Action a local charity that helps the homeless and disadvantaged families in the area. Many charities are having a hard time

2020-06-11T18:18:16+00:00May 19th, 2020|Charity|0 Comments

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Funding Success

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford is delighted to announce that it has been successful in receiving a one-off grant of £35,000 from Arts Council England to help with core costs during the current period of closure and uncertainty. The grant comes from the Arts Council England emergency response fund of £160 million, which has been

2020-06-12T10:02:52+00:00May 15th, 2020|Charity|0 Comments

THE LIGHTS ARE GOING OUT (TEMPORARILY)* *Apart from one!

The Yvonne Arnaud theatre’s distinctive coloured lights and bright canopy are being turned off, until the theatre reopens. Apart from one light, known in theatre tradition as the ‘ghost light’, and necessary security lighting, the theatre will be in darkness. This comes as venues remain closed as a result of the current COVID-19 outbreak, and

2020-06-12T10:54:10+00:00April 7th, 2020|Charity, Theatre|0 Comments

Pedal Power generates a record breaking £90k to support young people with a learning disability

The halow250 #SuperEight came to a triumphant end on Sunday 5 May 2019 as 130 cyclists completed the annual cycle challenge to raise a record breaking £90,000 for the halow project. This was the 8th year that the halow250 has raised funds for halow project. Organised by George Willis and Mark Foxwell of GM Recruitment,

2020-06-12T14:15:21+00:00June 15th, 2019|Charity, Events|0 Comments

Jacks marks 25 years in business with year-long support for Prostate Cancer UK

Jacks of London is celebrating 25 years in business by giving the 5-star treatment to staff from Prostate Cancer UK during Men’s Health Week, [10-16 June] and after, until the end of the month. The move marks the beginning of a year-long partnership between Jacks of London and Prostate Cancer UK to raise awareness and

2020-06-12T13:48:42+00:00June 10th, 2019|Charity, Retail & Shops|0 Comments

Guildford Philanthropy celebrates five years and £500,000 of fundraising

Guildford Philanthropy celebrated its fifth year recently with an event at Guildford Castle. Set up by Guildford Borough Council, Guildford Philanthropy encourages local giving to tackle local need, and supports projects that deliver training opportunities, work experience, jobs and other benefits to local people who need help. The aim is to build confidence and self-esteem

2020-06-12T13:53:26+00:00June 7th, 2019|Charity|0 Comments

ONE GREAT DAY ‘FUN RAISING’ EVENT AT TUNSGATE QUARTER!

What: One Great Day at Tunsgate Quarter When: Saturday 1st June, 11am – 3pm Where: Tunsgate Quarter, Guildford Price: Free   On Saturday 1st June, Tunsgate Quarter, Guildford will be joining hundreds of shopping centres across the country by hosting a day of exciting activities for children, raising money for Great Ormond Street Hospital and

2020-06-12T14:07:57+00:00May 28th, 2019|Charity, Events|0 Comments
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