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£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

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

Support a local cause this International Charity Day

Support a local cause this International Charity Day     Our Guildford Community Lottery has raised more than £150,000 for over 130 local good causes since it was set up in 2018. You could win £25,000 in the weekly draw plus £1,000 of John Lewis vouchers if you support a good cause before Sunday 30 October.   Lead

2021-09-03T14:31:56+00:00September 3rd, 2021|Charity, Community, Guildford Council|0 Comments

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|2 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
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