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Weekend Guide 20/2 – 21/2

Still undecided about what to do over the next few days. Here’s our weekend guide to upcoming events.

For more information about the events and booking details, click on the event title.

The Winter’s Tale

Holy Trinity Church, Guildford High Street
Saturday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Production runs Monday to Saturday until February 27

Guildford Shakespeare Company’s production of The Winter’s Tale begins their 10th anniversary year on the theme of “New Beginnings”.

Tickets cost from £18 adult, £16.50 children.


Pesky Pirates – A Hip Hop Adventure
The Electric Theatre
Saturday 11am and 2pm

Cheeky pirates love playing, dancing and fun so come along and help them find their treasure. This is a high-energy, interactive production full of action and giggles.

Suitable for ages 2 to 8.

Tickets: £6.50

G Live Family Day
G Live
Saturday 10am to 4pm, Cake 1pm

G Live host a family day on the theme of Food. There will be stories, workshops and activities, many of which are completely free and suitable for all ages.

There is also a show called Cake, the story of a heroic knight who must protect a large cake and the community living inside it. Cake is suitable for ages 4+

Entry is free for all workshops. Tickets for Cake cost £10, £34 for family ticket

The Classic Rock Show
G Live
Saturday 19:30

The Classic Rock Show returns to G Live with Part 2 of their Greatest Guitar Riffs of All Time show with hits ranging from Led Zeppelin’s Whole Lotta Love to Queen’s I Want It All via AC/DC’s Highway to Hell. Two and a half hours of music by classic bands such as The Who, Van Halen, ZZ Top, The Eagles and many more.

Tickets: £23.50, Golden Circle tickets £33.50

John Robins: Speakeasy
G Live Bellerby Studio
Saturday 8pm

John Robins, one half of the Elis James and John Robins Show on Radio X, brings his critically acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe show to G Live. He has also appeared on The News Quiz (Radio 4), Russell Howard’s Stand-up (Comedy Central) and Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled (Dave).

Tickets: £13, £11 concessions

Guildford Gag House Comedy Club
The Back Room, The Star Inn, Quarry Street GU1 3TY
Saturday  8pm (doors open at 7:30pm)

The line-up is Jay Handley, Yuriko Kotani and Junior Simpson (Love Actually, Never Mind the Buzzcocks)
Tickets £12.50
Dino Baptiste, Tom Worrall and Darby Todd
Kokomo, Millbrook, Guildford
Saturday 8pm

Dino, Tom and Darby are regulars at Kokomo and return for another evening of great music.

Free entry but booking advisable on 01483 536222

Eliza Emery
Kokomo, Millbrook, Guildford
Sunday 8pm

Eliza Emery, whose music has been showcased on Jazz FM and Heart FM, brings her soulful voice to Kokomo.

Free entry but booking advisable on 01483 536222


Surrey Scorchers v Sheffield Sharks
Surrey Sports Park
Sunday 3pm

The Scorchers lie in 11th place having won only one of their last five games. Their opponents, the Sheffield Sharks, have only lost one of their last five and lie in 4th.

The Spitfires
The Boileroom
Saturday 7.30pm

The Spitfires are a brash urgent vital band from Watford inspired by bands such as The Clash, The Specials and The Jam and have been asked by Paul Weller and The Specials to perform as a support act.

Support comes from Indie Rock’n'Roll band The Costellos and Birdsworth.

Tickets £10

Social Cinema – 12 Angry Men
The Boileroom
Sunday 5pm

Social Cinema is the chance to watch a classic film and then join in with a light-hearted discussion about the film and its themes.

This week’s film is the classic 12 Angry Men starring Henry Fonda as the sole juror in a jury of all-white men, who believes a young boy from a slum is innocent of killing his father. The film explores the themes of racial prejudice and what constitutes reasonable doubt.

Tickets: £5