New Social Enterprise Café to open in Guildford town centre

On Mon 12th April, Guildford will welcome a new and innovative addition to its growing independent coffee scene. The Hideaway is a brand new social enterprise café, serving loose leaf tea, expertly brewed coffee and delicious sweet and savoury offerings in a unique walled garden setting, right in the heart of Guildford town centre. The

2021-04-12T10:01:43+00:00April 11th, 2021|Charity, Community, Drink, Food|4 Comments

Charity Single ‘Silent Night’ Released To Raise Money For Surrey-Based Charity Guildford Action

In support of Surrey-based charity Guildford Action, raising money to support struggling individuals and families living in poverty; folk-pop songstress, and Academy of Contemporary Music alumna From Venus, today (December 9th) releases her live rendition of the synonymous Christmas carol ‘Silent Night’ as part of Big Mouth Guildford’s Big Christmas Appeal. At a time of

2020-12-10T17:30:05+00:00December 10th, 2020|Charity|0 Comments

Real Change Guildford appeals for continued resident, visitor and business support whilst highlighting success stories of the last 12-months

Saturday 10th October marks World Homeless Day, a globally supported day that aims to highlight and draw attention to those who experience homelessness, whilst encouraging support and understanding on a local level through community engagement and involvement. As a town, Guildford is committed to supporting and assisting those individuals who are homeless or at risk

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

2020-07-27T08:13:45+00:00July 27th, 2020|Charity, Events, Experience Guildford|0 Comments

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 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
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