It’s going to be a Cosy Christmas I’m sure you will agree that last Christmas was not quite what we expected. Well, the usual lead up of parties with work, get-togethers with friends, spontaneous mulled wines and gorging on belly-warming food for a good two weeks before and after the big day - it’s back!
The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford is excited to welcome The Watermill Theatre’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s Tell Me On A Sunday, running from Tuesday 16 – Saturday 20 November 2021. Tell Me On A Sunday charts the romantic misadventures of a young English girl in New York in the
The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is delighted to welcome Ian McDiarmid in the world première of Julian Barnes’ The Lemon Table (9 – 13 Nov) directed by Michael Grandage and produced by Wiltshire Creative, Malvern Theatres, Sheffield Theatres and HOME in association with MGC. A play in two parts, The Lemon Table celebrates a love of music, live performance, and life itself. In
Wednesday, 13th October marks the first year anniversary of Guildford’s Business Crime Reduction Partnership’s (BCRP) Exclusion Scheme, which was introduced across the town in a bid to reduce the incidence of repeat offending. Guildford’s BCRP is a town-centre initiative that aims to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour by collectively detecting, deterring and detaining shoplifters and
Adrian Lukis renowned actor, who played in BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, returns to the role of Mr Wickham
The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is delighted to welcome back Original Theatre Company with their production of Being Mr Wickham (28 – 30 Oct). Adrian Lukis, who starred in the renowned BBC TV adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, returns to the role of Mr Wickham in this acclaimed one-man play. Join Pride and Prejudice’s
GBC are helping Guildford residents to create and fund community projects by launching an exciting new crowdfunding initiative. Working in partnership with Spacehive, Crowdfund Guildford will help community-led ideas that will make Guildford more vibrant, resilient and connected. We will also provide up to £100,000 to help fund projects over the next two years. Up to £5,000 is available to
This year we are planning a series of events and activities in our town centre to bring Christmas fun for everyone to enjoy. We are putting the health and safety of local people first and supporting their safe return to our high street. Guildford’s Christmas season will be filled with lots of celebrations rather than the traditional Christmas light switch
Guildford joins the National Safe Places scheme We are helping to make our borough safer for vulnerable people by joining the national Safe Places scheme. Safe Places can be shops, restaurants, night clubs and other venues that offer vulnerable people a safe place if they feel scared or at risk while out and about and
Painting the town purple for Purple Flag Big Weekend We are celebrating the quality and safety of our town’s nightlife by lighting up the town in purple for Purple Flag Big Weekend. The Purple Flag is like the Green Flag awards for parks and Blue Flag awards for beaches. It recognises the excellent management of our night-time economy and the safe and diverse nights out our residents and visitors can enjoy. Guildford remains the only town in
Last chance to see ‘John Russell, A Georgian Portrait Painter at Work’ exhibition at Guildford Museum.
Last chance to see ‘John Russell, A Georgian Portrait Painter at Work’ exhibition at Guildford Museum. Visit our free exhibition dedicated to the stunning work of local resident and Royal Academician John Russell (1745 - 1806) before it ends on 9 October. Russell captured images of people from all walks of life, from quirky local characters, sober citizens, celebrities of the day and royalty.