Castle Grounds 2 Culture, Lifestyle

Weekend Guide 26/2 – 28/2

Feeling nostalgic? This weekend Jason Donovan is going back to the eighties touring his first album for the first time. Just one of many great events taking place this weekend.

Click on the event headings for more information and booking details.

BBC Radio Xtra Takeover
The Boileroom
Friday 8pm

Gry Official, Original Memzee and Harvey K X Boolay Sound play at The Boileroom for a night of Hip-Hop music.

Tickets £5

Toska EP Launch Party
The Boileroom
Saturday 7.30pm

Toska, a progressive metal rock band, launch their latest EP Ode to the Author with support from Eschar and The Deadlights.

Tickets £7

Flashdance: The Musical
The Electric Theatre
Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 2.30pm and 7.30pm

Based on the hit film, Flashdance is an unmistakeably unique musical about holding onto your dreams and love against all odds.

Featuring hit songs Maniac, Gloria and the Oscar-winning Flashdance – What a Feeling .

Jason Donovan – Ten Good Reasons & Greatest Hits
G Live
Saturday 8pm

Jason Donovan comes to G Live to take audiences back to the 80s by touring his first album “Ten Good Reasons” which featured hits “Too Many Broken Hearts” and “Sealed With a Kiss”.

Tickets £28.50 and £32.50

Southern Pro Musica Family Concert
G Live
Sunday 3pm

Southern Pro Musica return with their family concert playing a range of classical favourites as well a popular film music. There are also free workshops for children to try out instruments.

Tickets: £12, Under 18s free.

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Friday 8pm, Saturday 2.30pm and 8pm

The multi award-winning play about the true story of C.S. Lewis’s relationship with Joy Gresham comes to the Yvonne Arnaud starring Stephen Boxer, Amanda Ryan and Denis Lill.

Tickets from £23 to £43.50

Yvonne Arnaud Mill Studio
Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 2.30pm and 7.30pm

The Yvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre put on a production of Simon Armitage’s play Eclipse in which six friends are interviewed by the police about the disappearance of a girl they met just before the eclipse of the sun.

Butterflies in the Glasshouse
RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey, GU23 6QB
Saturday and Sunday 9:30am to 4pm

Beautiful butterflies abound in the exotic jungle glasshouse of Wisley Garden. Many species of all colours and sizes will be found fluttering around the Tropical Zone, including the striking Blue Morpho, Giant Owl, King Swallowtail and Malay Lacewing. You can also see and learn about their feeding at the feeding station and watch them grow in the puparium.

Entry is free but in timed slots. Pre-book your time slot and avoid the queues.