The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is giving away 100 tickets to the opening performance of The Snow Queen to The Royal Surrey Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Action for Carers Surrey. Each charity will receive 50 tickets to The Snow Queen on Friday 11 December at 7pm.   Action for Carers Surrey is a Guildford based

2020-11-30T12:40:45+00:00November 30th, 2020|Independents, Theatre|0 Comments

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is here to bring you some sunshine for 2021!

We are all counting down the days until things can get back to normal once again, so here are four new shows to get you 2021 ready! THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL & MR HYDE Tue 18 - Sat 22 May This thrilling adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s dark psychological fantasy immerses you in the

2020-11-27T11:19:14+00:00November 27th, 2020|Independents, Theatre|0 Comments

Guildford Book Festival at The Yvonne Arnaud this week

The Guildford Book Festival is back for 2020, in person, on the socially distanced stage of the Yvonne Arnaud! Richard Osman opened the festival on Sunday 4 October, discussing his debut novel The Thursday Murder Club and his love of crime fiction with Lesley McCabe from BBC Radio Surrey and Sussex, and on Monday 5

2020-10-06T15:54:18+00:00October 6th, 2020|Events, Independents, Theatre|0 Comments

New events on sale at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford is thrilled to be opening its doors once again with series of films and live events this summer and autumn. On Saturday 8 August, enjoy a drink and an afternoon of live Jazz on the riverside terrace courtesy of Guildford Jazz and some of the UK’s best-loved jazz musicians. Featuring Alan Barnes on sax/clarinet, Nigel Price on guitar,

2020-08-03T14:09:20+00:00August 3rd, 2020|Events, Experience Guildford, Theatre|0 Comments

Yvonne Arnaud Pantomime Announcement

We are devastated to announce that we will not be producing our much loved, traditional pantomime this year. This has been one of the hardest decisions we’ve had to make during this crisis, as we love panto as much as the thousands of audience members who come each year. However, we have to face the

2020-07-23T10:00:45+00:00July 21st, 2020|Events, Experience Guildford, Theatre|0 Comments

Pinocchio Gets Wood – The Online Adult Panto brought to you by Guildford Fringe

After 7 years of producing Guildfords Adult Panto’s to critical acclaim you now have the chance to watch one from the comfort of your own homes! Fans of Guildford Fringe’s winter adult pantomime won’t need to wait that long for their comedy fix as a brand-new show, Pinocchio Gets Wood the Online Adult Panto, will entertain audiences

2020-07-15T14:53:48+00:00July 15th, 2020|Events, Experience Guildford, Theatre|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

Guildford Fringe Theatre Company presents: The return of Guildford Live in partnership with Guildford Borough Council

Streamed LIVE via www.facebook.com/GuildfordFringe on Thursday the 28th May! Line-up includes: Shane Richie, Jeremy Vine, Debbie McGee, Alex Ferns, Mark Watson (award-winning magician, juggler and stunt artist), The Bluebirds (vintage vocal group), Charley Farley Sunday Four and The Rock Choir. After the huge success of Guildford Fringe Theatre Company’s elaborate online festival, Guildford LIVE, they are doing

2020-06-12T10:08:00+00:00May 13th, 2020|Theatre|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

ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL – AUTUMN 2019 Cast Announced for Guildford Shakespeare Company’s First Co-Production

12 October – 2 November 2019 This autumn, the award-winning Guildford Shakespeare Company (GSC) join forces with the acclaimed Jermyn Street Theatre, London to present Shakespeare’s rarely performed bittersweet comedy ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL. This will be GSC’s first London transfer. All’s Well That Ends Well is an enchanting adventure story that draws on the

2020-06-12T13:00:18+00:00September 5th, 2019|Theatre|0 Comments
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