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It’s going to be a Cosy Christmas 

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!

2021-10-15T13:01:08+00:00October 15th, 2021|Christmas, Eating and Drinking, Food|0 Comments

Watermill Theatre’s production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s ‘Tell Me On A Sunday’

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

2021-10-14T13:46:00+00:00October 14th, 2021|Theatre, Yvonne Arnaud|0 Comments

The Lemon Table starring Ian McDiarmid at the Yvonne Arnaud this November

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

2021-10-13T10:22:43+00:00October 13th, 2021|Theatre, Yvonne Arnaud|0 Comments

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

2021-10-11T16:24:27+00:00October 11th, 2021|Theatre, Yvonne Arnaud|0 Comments

Crowdfund Guildford to bring community ideas to life

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

2021-10-11T15:11:39+00:00October 11th, 2021|Community, Guildford Council|0 Comments

Famous Edwardian Gardener, Gertrude Jekyll’s boots return to Guildford Museum

Famous Edwardian Gardener, Gertrude Jekyll’s boots return to Guildford Museum   The boots worn by famous garden designer Gertrude Jekyll join the wider collection of traditional household items on display at Guildford Museum, which were donated by Jekyll in 1907. Jekyll, who was born in 1843 and died in 1932, was one of the most influential garden designers of the time,

2021-10-04T16:19:33+00:00October 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Messages of remembrance join museum’s pandemic collection

The poignant messages of remembrance and thanks posted over the summer in our Garden of Hope at St Mary’s Church on Quarry Street have a new home.  They have been donated to Guildford Museum to form part of the museum’s collection for capturing memories of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.    Noelle Coe, Guildford Town Centre Chaplain says:    “This venture was

2021-10-04T15:50:18+00:00October 4th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

£27,000 Raised For Local Charities

While most UK arts organisations were struggling to survive in the pandemic and dependent on Arts Council Grants,  Guildford Jazz’s Summer of Jazz programme played to a combined audience of over 1600 people and netted nearly £27,000 for local charities! Undaunted by the Jazz Festival’s cancellation in March 2020, Guildford Jazz put together a programme

2021-10-04T14:25:45+00:00October 4th, 2021|Charity, Events, Music|0 Comments

Full Cast Announced for Dick Whittington at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

With stunning sets, dazzling costumes, a thrilling live band, and slapstick silliness aplenty, the Yvonne Arnaud theatre has the purr-fect Christmas treat for the whole family, Dick Whittington!   The full cast for this year’s pantomime, is a talented troupe, who will join previously announced panto veterans Peter Gordon and Kit Hesketh Harvey, and CBeebies’

2021-10-04T09:42:39+00:00October 4th, 2021|Christmas, Events, Theatre, Uncategorized, Yvonne Arnaud|0 Comments

Bike Project Surrey Urgently In Need Of New Premises

Bike Project Surrey are looking for a new home to continue to supply affordable bikes and employment opportunities to residents in our borough and beyond.   The project has been based at our Woking Road Depot since 2012 and needs to find new premises from August 2022. Any businesses, organisations or individuals who may be able to help provide space for

2021-10-04T09:45:16+00:00October 1st, 2021|Charity, Community, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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