With Valentine’s Day falling on a Friday this year, what better excuse do you need to hit the town and paint it red with your someone special. And, just to help you get those romantic brownie points, here are a few handy hints of things to do and places to go on and around this special day of love!!

Kick Back Comedy presents at The Boileroom
13 Stoke Fields
07784 045 110

When it comes to a great relationship, a good sense of humour is up there on top of the traits, so it seems fitting to celebrate with lots of laughter this Valentine’s.

Proving a good chuckle is always the best medicine, Kick Back Comedy returns to The Boileroom for a jam-packed show featuring some of the best comedians on the comedy circuit and around Surrey.

Perfect for all you comedy lovers looking to find something that tickles your fancy and an evening full of belly laughs.

Next show – 14th February – book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Valentine’s Sparkling Wine Tasting with Albury Organic Vineyard
The Guildford Institute
Ward Street
01483 562142

Add that extra sparkle to your Valentine’s Day with an evening of wine tasting at The Guildford Institute. They’ve teamed up with Albury Organic Vineyard to showcase their award-winning selection of sparkling wines. Made using the ‘champenoise’ method of secondary fermentation, these Surrey Hills classics make a great treat for your loved one either as a gift or to toast the occasion. Plus, the special prices available on the night are something you’ll fall in love with too!

Wednesday 12th February – 7pm to 8.30pm – £10 per person

The Royal Oak
15 Trinity Churchyard

For those not looking for quiet nights and all that luvvy-dovey stuff, The Royal Oak could be your match made in heaven! Ramping up the pace, they’ve got great beer, wine, gin and bar snacks on hand, plus local band, ‘Don’t Tell Sheila’ to serenade you from the side-lines.

Kicking off from 7pm, it’s also free to attend… now what’s not to love about that!

The Thai Terrace
Level 7 Castle Car Park
Sydenham Road
01483 503350

If you’re looking for a romantic setting to shout your love from the rooftops, then look no further than Guildford’s iconic, Thai Terrace. Their rooftop restaurant is always a hit with couples looking for that somewhere special, plus their delicious Thai set menu is perfect for sharing.

Why not start the evening with one of their classic cocktails in their stunning lounge whilst enjoying the impressive views over Guildford Cathedral and the Surrey Downs – that’s if you can take your eyes off your date!

Janette Mason & Vimala Rowe: The Songs of Ella Fitzgerald
The Electric Theatre
Onslow Street
01483 501200

When it comes to delivering a heartfelt, tender and sultry love song, Ella Fitzgerald knew a thing or two! Her interpretations of George Gershwin’s ‘Someone to Watch Over Me’ and Cole Porter’s ‘I Get a Kick Out of You’ are just two examples of her immaculate delivery.

So, this Valentine’s treat yourself and that someone special to a night dedicated to this queen of song, as world-class pianist, arranger and composer Janette Mason along with acclaimed vocalist Vimala Rowe and bassist Simon Little deliver an intimate night of romantic jazz with an all-star line-up!

Book tickets via their website – from £20 per person (+ £1 booking fee)

This is just a selection of some of the things that we love taking place around the town this Valentine’s – visit www.experienceguildford.com for our full listing of shops and businesses in Guildford and to find out more of what’s going on.

Love the EG team x