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G LIVE ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP SCHOOLS SCHEME WITH GUILDFORD COUNTY SCHOOL

Surrey’s premier arts and entertainment venue, G Live, has announced an exciting new year-long education partnership with Guildford County School, which is set to launch at the beginning of the 2019/20 academic year in September. Now in its fifth year, G Live’s successful Partnership Schools Scheme offers one local school …

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The Nomad Theatre announced as a Winner of Best Amateur Theatre Company in 2019 Essential Surrey Awards

The Nomad Theatre has been named the winner of the Best Amateur Theatre Company in the 2019 Essential Surrey Awards, “designed to celebrate the best our county has to offer”.  Essential Surrey has named the 2019 award winners online (www.essentialsurrey.co.uk/essential-surrey-awards/essential-surrey-awards-the-winners/) and in their July editions of The Guildford Magazine, the …

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SYNDICATED INTERVIEW – THE BARRICADE BOYS

We spoke to The Barricade Boys who perform on G Live Main Stage, as part of Guildford Fringe Festival, on 26 July at 8pm. Visit for tickets and dates: guildfordfringefestival.com/sessions/the-barricade-boys-stars-of-les-miserables/ You will be rounding up this year’s Festival with a show-stopping performance on G Live’s Main Stage – how are …

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Supporting Local- Handpicked for Dorking

Handpicked for Clandon Wood. This weekend I popped along to Clandon Wood to show my support to Handpicked for Dorking as well as the exhibitors that were there. As we parked up I could hear Chris and Will from ‘Forget the DJ‘ who were playing some great music which added …

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Twinning of Guildford with Freiburg – 40th Anniversary Celebrations

2019 sees the 40th anniversary of the twinning of Guildford with Freiburg in southwest Germany: cue for celebrations by the Guildford Twinning Association in partnership with Guildford Borough Council. 40 years of a partnership which is still alive and meaningful! As proof of that, an artistic exchange between the two …

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A Collection of Watercolours at the The Old Farmhouse, Elstead from 12th-14th April from 11am-8pm

‘GREY COLOURS A FARMHOUSE ATTRACTION’;A PLEASANT GLIMPSE OF OLD ENGLAND This was an unusual heading of an article in the Farnham Herald commenting on a very early exhibition in the 1970s . The young reporter arrived on a bicycle from Farnham completely drenched from head to foot by torrential rain …

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New Surrey Hills sculpture appears on Farnham Heath

There’s something new and very exciting appeared on Farnham Heath Nature Reserve this Spring and it’s caught the attention of the BBC! ‘The House of Invisible Hands’ is a permanent wooden structure constructed out of oak with walls of chestnut coppice by sculptor Walter Bailey. The inspiration for the piece …

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Seasonal socials at the Wild Carrot

Spring has sprung in Hampshire and as everyone looks ahead to an exciting new season, the team at https://www.fourseasons.com/hampshire/ is delighted to announce the return of its famous Wild Carrot Seasonal Socials. Presenting a dining event with a difference, the Wild Carrot team of food and drink experts takes guests on …

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Anna by Annum Salman – a Pakistani spoken word poet

Annum Salman, a Pakistani spoken word poet and author of her debut poetry book “Sense Me,” recently released a spoken word video titled “Anna.” The four minute video combines her poignant words with the contemporary dance of Vasnica Srishinkar, who is a dance student at the University of Surrey. The …

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Art and Crafts in Godalming

Godalming boasts a vibrant community of independent outlets, providing an exciting opportunity to explore all manner of arts and crafts, and also find all of the essentials you need to be creative at home. This beautiful corner of West Surrey has always attracted artists, and a new initiative started by …

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Abbot’s Hospital wins National Lottery support

Abbot’s Hospital wins National Lottery support Abbot’s hospital will be 400 years old in 2019. As we prepare for this big year we are excited to announce that we have received a National Lottery grant of £92,000 for our project, “400 years of Abbot’s Hospital: A year of celebration”, in Guildford, …

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Surrey Hills Sculpture Garden

Surrey Hills is one of England’s finest landscapes, covering a quarter of the county of Surrey. It is a spectacular landscape, rich in wildlife and heritage. In 2018, Surrey Hills celebrates the 60th anniversary of its designation as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Celebrations include a range of events …

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