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More details - Roe Deer Farm - Open Garden for NGS
A diverse and varied 17 acre garden incl mature woodlands has been created over the past 10yrs by the present owners. Views through to the parkland setting can be seen from many of the formal and informal areas creating a garden full of interest throughout the seasons.
Roe Deer Farm, Godalming
Sun 13 May

More details - Compton Village Fete
A traditional Village Fete with fun for all the family. Compton Fete has a well deserved reputation for being a lively and friendly event aimed, in particular, at families with children. Its a ’home grown’ village fete with traditional stalls raising money for local charities.
Compton Village Green, The Street, Compton
Sat 19 May

More details - Winkworth Arboretum - Exploring the Arboretum
Meet at the kiosk for a guided walk around the Arboretum. Well behaved dogs on a short lead welcome. Meet at the kiosk for a guided walk around the Arboretum. Well behaved dogs on a short lead welcome. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Winkworth Arboretum, Hascombe Road, Godalming
Fri 27 Apr, Fri 25 May

More details - Winkworth Arboretum - Winkworths Wednesday Walk
Meet at the kiosk for a seasonal guided walk around the Arboretum. Booking Not Needed.
Winkworth Arboretum, Hascombe Road, Godalming
Wed 2 May

More details - Winkworth Arboretum - Guided walk: Early morning adventure
Enjoy International Dawn Chorus day with an adventure around the Arboretum as the sun rises. Join Jonnie, our dawn chorus expert, for an early morning adventure in the Arboretum. Learn about the seasonal birdsong as the sun rises. Enjoy a well deserved breakfast after the guided walk. Booking Essential.
Winkworth Arboretum, Hascombe Road, Godalming
Sun 6 May

More details - Guided walk: Early morning adventure
Celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day with a guided walk around the Arboretum as the sun rises, followed by a well deserved breakfast.
Winkworth Arboretum Hascombe Road Godalming, Surrey
Sun 6 May

More details - National Croquet Day at Guildford and Godalming Croquet Club
Guildford and Godalming Croquet Club invites you to visit their club between 2 and 5PM, and try this enjoyable sport on their international standard croquet lawns. Croquet is an enjoyable sport which may be played at a social or competitive level, by both young and old.
Guildford and Godalming Croquet Club Broadwater Sports Club, Guildford Road, Godalming
Sun 13 May

More details - Mane Chance Sanctuary Open Sunday
Come and meet our horses (including our four newly rescued mares) and learn about what we do at the Sanctuary. We rescue and rehabilitate abused and abandoned ponies and then invite local groups, additional needs and terminally ill people to spend time with them.
Mane Chance Sanctuary Monkshatch Garden Farm Down Lane Compton Surrey
Sun 6 May

More details - A Pre-Raphaelite 
Collection Unveiled: The Cecil French Bequest
This ’lost’ collection, belonging to the Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, comprises later Pre-Raphaelite painting and drawings including works by Lord Leighton, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, John William Waterhouse and Edward Burne-Jones.
Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village Down Lane Compton Surrey
Today to Thu 3 May

More details - A Pre-Raphaelite 
Collection Unveiled: The Cecil French Bequest
This ’lost’ collection, belonging to the Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, comprises later Pre-Raphaelite painting and drawings including works by Lord Leighton, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, John William Waterhouse and Edward Burne-Jones.
Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village Down Lane Compton Surrey
Fri 4 May and Sat 5 May

More details - LOSELEY PARK’S SPRING GARDEN SHOW
Plant sales, garden stalls and bygones, garden equipment and furniture, driftwood sculpture, decorative house furnishings, food stalls and a chance to preview our spectacular spring bedding displays before we open for the season.
LOSELEY PARK Walled Gardens Guildford Surrey
Today

More details - Vann - Open Garden for NGS
5 acre English Heritage registered garden surrounding Tudor and William and Mary house (not open) with Arts and Crafts additions by W D Care incl a Bargate stone pergola. At the front, brick paved original cottage garden; to the rear, newly dredged lake, yew walk with rill and Gertrude Jekyll water garden.
Vann, Hambledon
Mon 7 May

The Little Welly More details - The Little Welly
The Little Welly is a fantastic full day event for children and their families! It aims to get children outdoors and active whilst having as much fun as possible.
The Wintershall Estate, Bramley, Guildford
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May
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More details - Shalford Mill - Gunpowder walk
Join a circular guided walk to, and tour of, the old gunpowder mills at Chilworth. Meet at the Mill for a walk over the Surrey Hills to the Chilworth Gunpowder Mills and a tour of the site.
Shalford Mill, Shalford, near Guildford
Today

More details - Gunpowder walk
Meet at the mill, for a walk over the rolling Surrey Hills to the Gunpowder mills at Chilworth and a guided tour. Approx 6 miles. Booking essential on 01483 561389
Shalford Mill Shalford Nr Guildford
Today

More details - Try geocaching
Find the hidden caches. Borrow our GPS devices and follow a trail (2 mile circular walk)
Shalford Mill Shalford Nr Guildford
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Shalford Mill - Try geocaching
With lots of caches hidden around the Mill, why not try your hand at geocaching' You can borrow our GPS devices or use your phone, and follow a 2 mile circular walk. 2 for trail. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Shalford Mill, Shalford, near Guildford
Sun 29 Apr, Sun 6 May, Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May

More details - Shalford Mill - National Mills weekend
We’re celebrating vintage power for milling this year, and you can discover more about the Real Bread Campaign This is an annual event organised by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB). Booking Not Needed.
Shalford Mill, Shalford, near Guildford
Sun 13 May

More details - A Pre-Raphaelite Collection Unveiled: The Cecil French Bequest
This ’forgotten’ collection, belonging to the Hammersmith and Fulham Council, brings to Watts Gallery - Artists’ Village an array of later Pre-Raphaelite paintings and drawings, including important works by Frederic Leighton, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, John William Waterhouse, Edward Burne-Jones and
Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village Down Lane Guildford Surrey
Today to Sat 5 May

More details - Mary Watts: Pioneering Suffragist
The eightieth anniversary of Mary Watts’s death in 2018 marks one hundred years since the Representation of the People Act in 1918, which enabled all men and some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time, and ninety years since the Equal Franchise Act in 1928, which finally gave women the right to
Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village Down Lane Guildford Surrey
Today to Sat 5 May

More details - Michael Forrister and Julie Sumner: Winsor and Newton Prize Winners Exhibition
See stunning portraits by Michael Forrister and abstract works by Julie Sumner, 2017 winners of the prestigious Winsor & Newton Watts Painting Prize for graduating Fine Art students, generously supported by Michael Henderson.
Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village Down Lane Guildford Surrey
Mon 23 Apr to Thu 17 May

More details - A Pre-Raphaelite Collection Unveiled: The Cecil French Bequest
This ’forgotten’ collection, belonging to the Hammersmith and Fulham Council, brings to Watts Gallery - Artists’ Village an array of later Pre-Raphaelite paintings and drawings, including important works by Frederic Leighton, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, John William Waterhouse, Edward Burne-Jones and
Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village Down Lane Guildford Surrey
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Mary Watts: Pioneering Suffragist
The eightieth anniversary of Mary Watts’s death in 2018 marks one hundred years since the Representation of the People Act in 1918, which enabled all men and some women over the age of 30 to vote for the first time, and ninety years since the Equal Franchise Act in 1928, which finally gave women the right to
Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village Down Lane Guildford Surrey
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Papermania
Join us for our annual 19th century-inspired paper crafts festival on early May Bank Holiday. See demonstrations by contemporary makers, make marbled wrapping paper and paper cone baskets, enjoy folk music, watch Morris dancing and take part in May Pole dancing.
Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village Down Lane Guildford Surrey
Mon 7 May

More details - Watts Screen: Suffragette
Introduced by award winning writer of Suffragette, and in association with Venture Cinema, enjoy a screening of Suffragette to coincide with the centenary celebrations of women being allowed to vote and Mary Watts’s contribution to the Suffrage Movement. Film rated: 12A.
Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village Down Lane Guildford Surrey
Wed 9 May

More details - Watts Academy: Screen Printing
Make hand-cut stencils with artist Nicole Line to create bold and colourful screen prints. Print your design onto a tote bag and bring along up to four of your own items to transform through print. Bursary places are available for this course. Contact communitysupport@wattsgallery.org.uk for more information.
Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village Down Lane Guildford Surrey
Sat 12 May

More details - The Artists' Village Walking Tour
Explore the vernacular and Arts & Crafts architecture of the Artists’ Village including an exclusive visit to the De Morgan Kiln, now in the grounds of a private property.
Watts Gallery – Artists’ Village Down Lane Guildford Surrey
Sat 12 May

More details - Guided Tours of the Hogs Back Brewery, Tongham
Visiting the Hogs Back Brewery is a fascinating experience. Situated just north of the A31 Hogs Back Road between Guildford and Farnham, the brewery has been brewing its award-winning ales, using locally grown hops, since 1992.
Hogs Back Brewery Ltd Manor Farm The Street Tongham Surrey,
Today to Sat 28 Apr

More details - Guided Tours of the Hogs Back Brewery, Tongham
Visiting the Hogs Back Brewery is a fascinating experience. Situated just north of the A31 Hogs Back Road between Guildford and Farnham, the brewery has been brewing its award-winning ales, using locally grown hops, since 1992.
Hogs Back Brewery Ltd Manor Farm The Street Tongham Surrey,
Sun 29 Apr and Mon 30 Apr

More details - Turn of the Screw
1840. A young governess agrees to look after two orphaned children in Bly; a seemingly idyllic country house. But shortly after her arrival, she realises that they are not alone. There are others – the ghosts of Bly’s troubled past.
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Millbrook Guildford
Tue 24 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - TURN OF THE SCREW
1840. A young governess agrees to look after two orphaned children in Bly; a seemingly idyllic country house. But shortly after her arrival, she realises that they are not alone. There are others – the ghosts of Bly’s troubled past.
Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford
Tue 24 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Crucible
The people of Salem are whipped into a bloodthirsty frenzy by a series of escalating misinterpretations after a group of teenage girls are accused of dancing devilishly in the woods.
The Mill Studio at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Thu 26 Apr to Sat 28 Apr

More details - SHYLOCK
Shylock has always divided opinion. Is he a villain or a victim? Or is he someone even more intriguing? This award-winning, poignant, powerful yet humorous performance brings us Shylock (Wednesday 2 May) afresh.
Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Wed 2 May

More details - EUGENE ONEGIN
Olivier Award-winning OperaUpClose present their critically acclaimed, new English version of Tchaikovsky’s sweeping Eugene Onegin (Thursday 3 May).
Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Thu 3 May

More details - FASTLOVE - A TRIBUTE TO GEORGE MICHAEL
Direct from London’s West End, get ready for an unforgettable evening celebrating a global superstar in the all new production, Fastlove – A Tribute to George Michael (Friday 4 May). This is a spellbinding experience you don’t want to miss.
Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Fri 4 May

More details - Being Brahms
Anton does his best but it’s a tough world out there – what with the Nazis, internment, a loveless marriage and a son he can’t communicate with.
The Mill Studio at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Fri 4 May and Sat 5 May

More details - THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC - THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE TO ABBA
An international smash-hit tribute show, Thank You for the Music – The Ultimate Tribute to ABBA (Saturday 5 May) brings all of ABBA’s number one hits to the stage in a production like no other.
Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Sat 5 May

More details - MONOGAMY
Caroline Mortimer, the nation’s favourite TV cook, has it all – a sparkling career, a big house in Highgate, a (golf) loving husband, smart kids and the best kitchen money can buy. But what happens when the cameras turn off and the truth comes out?
Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford
Tue 8 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Persausion
Filled with music, drama, laughter and romance a brand new version of Jane Austen’s final novel Persuasion (Thursday 10 – Saturday 12 May) comes to Guildford. Anne Elliot was young and in love. Engaged to the dashing but poor naval officer, Commander Wentworth, her ambitious family tore them apart.
The Mill Studio at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Thu 10 May to Sat 12 May

More details - MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
Travelling backwards in time over 30 years in the entertainment business, Merrily We Roll Along (Wednesday 16 – Saturday 19 May) is a legendary, cult favourite musical which charts the relationships of close friends Franklin, Charley and Mary.
Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford
Wed 16 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Vernon God Little
Howdy! My name is Vernon. I am 15, I love country music and live with my mom in Maritimo Texas. Oh, and my best friend just killed my high school classmates before turning the gun on himself.
The Mill Studio at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Thu 17 May to Sat 19 May

More details - Spring Vintage Tractor Road Run
Tractors galore! The CSVAC will be holding their Vintage Tractor Road Run at the Rural Life Centre. Tractors of all ages will be on display and will depart at 10.30am for the road run. The museum will open at 9am so get here early to see them before they set off.
Rural Life Centre Reeds Road Rural Life Centre Surrey
Today

More details - Working with Wood
TURNING trees into timber is an age-old skill, and where better to see it demonstrated than at the Rural Life Centre. Join us as we bring the museums woodyard to life.
Rural Life Centre Reeds Road Rural Life Centre Surrey
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Up with the Lark at Farnham Heath and Hear the Dawn Chorus
This event is now fully booked, but please go to our event at Hazeley Heath or our RSPB Hazeley Heath website for details of how to join the Dawn Chorus Walk on 12 May. Experience the dawn chorus on this gentle 1.5 - 2 hour amble around the reserve.
The Rural Life Centre, The Reeds Road, Farnham, Surrey
Sun 6 May

More details - Musical Glories of France
Join Guildford Cathedral Choir and Southern Pro Musica for a French feast! The two ensembles come together to perform Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem. This masterpiece of 20th Century music is a fusion of some of the most beautiful Church melodies and Duruflé’s iconic harmonic language.
Guildford Cathedral Stag Hill Guildford Surrey
Sat 5 May

More details - Guildford Cathedral Abseil
Join Parkinson’s UK on Saturday 12 May 2018 for an exciting challenge and abseil 160ft down the iconic Guildford Cathedral. Once you’ve climbed the 249 steps to get to the top of the Cathedral Tower you get to experience the beautiful panoramic views of Guildford before making your descent.
Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford
Sat 12 May

More details - Beethoven Symphony No 9
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, with its huge ’Ode to Joy’ climax, has become one of the most recognised pieces of music in the world, and is currently in Classic FM’s Hall of Fame top 10. With the fabulous Brandenburg Sinfonia and soloists, this will be a performance not to be missed.
Guildford Cathedral Stag Hill Guildford
Sat 19 May

More details - Beethoven Choral Symphony
Following our triumphant performance of Mahler’s Second Symphony in November 2017, Vivace Chorus returns to Guildford Cathedral with another firm favourite – Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9.
Guildford Cathedral
Sat 19 May

More details - JAZZ CAFE WITH ART THEMEN
An outstanding evening of live jazz in the intimate and relaxing atmosphere of Guildford’s most popular Jazz Club, with the legendary tenor saxophonist Art Themen.
Electric Theatre Onslow Street Guildford GU14 4SZ
Tue 24 Apr

More details - The High Octane Club
Guildford Fringe presents The High Octane Club Burlesque & Cabaret at its home, The Electric Theatre. Expect tassels, titillation and tantalisation. Advanced booking is certainly recommended for this night of debauchery! Strictly over 18’s only.
The Electric Theatre Onslow St. Guildford
Sat 28 Apr