xmas-lights_guildford VISIT GUILDFORD

Weekend Guide 4/12 – 6/12

There’s something for everyone in Guildford this weekend. Here’s our guide to what’s on.

Jack and the Beanstalk
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Daily until Jan 3

Yvonne Arnaud’s pantomime this year is the classic tale of Jack and the Beanstalk starring Fascinating Aida’s Dillie Keane. Cabaret star Kit Hesketh-Harvey will be playing diabolically Dastardly Dick with Eagle Radio’s Peter Gordon donning the frocks of Dame Dolly Trott, Steffan Lloyd-Evans will be playing Jack and Brian Blessed is providing the voice of the Giant.

Tickets from £21.50 stalls, £19 circle at www.yvonne-arnaud.co.uk

Basketball – Surrey Scorchers
Surrey Sports Park
Friday 7.30pm

Surrey Scorchers who are currently 9th in the league take on 11th place Bristol Flyers before heading up to Glasgow on Sunday.

Tickets available from www.surreyscorchers.co.uk

Jonas & Jane EP Launch
The Boileroom
Friday 7.30pm Ages 14+

Americana Harmony duo Jonas & Jane are launching their latest 5 track EP which encompasses hints of Bluegrass, Country and Americana.

Support from Kieran Stowells and Louis Howells

Tickets £5 from www.theboileroom.co.uk

Christmas Gala Concert in aid of The halow Project
Holy Trinity Church, High Street, Guildford
Friday 7.15pm (doors open 6.30pm)

Funds raised will go to The halow Project which creates opportunities and supports young people aged 16 to 35 who have learning difficulties.

Tickets £10 (including mulled wine and mince pies) from http://tickets.visitguildford.com/ or the Box Office on 01483 444334

Ice Hockey – Guildford Flames
The Spectrum
Saturday 6pm

Guildford Flames take on the league leaders Peterborough Phantoms in a league match.

Tickets available from www.guildfordflames.com

Spike Edney’s All-star Band
G Live
Saturday 7.30pm

Spike Edney is best known as Queen’s keyboardist and musical director. Since 1994 he has been touring with his All-Star Band with some of the world’s biggest stars joining him on stage.

Joining him on stage for this gig at G Live are Roger Taylor (Queen), Kiki Dee, jazz icon Madeline Bell, rock legend Patti Russo, Chris Thompson (Manfred Mann’s Earth Band), The Fabbagirls and The Rockchicks.

Tickets £35 (standing), £45 (seated) from www.glive.co.uk

Christmas Gala Concert in aid of The halow Project

Kickback Comedy Club
The Boileroom
Saturday 7pm Ages 18+

The Kickback Comedy Club returns to The Boileroom with Luke Graves, Gerry Kyei, Lucas Jolson and MC Debra-Jane Appleby providing high value comedy at low prices.

Tickets £12.50 available from www.theboileroom.net

80′s Party Night with Owen Paul & His Band
The Boileroom
Sunday 7pm Ages 14+

A celebration of the 80′s with star Owen Paul who’s best known for his number 3 hit My Favourite Waste of Time. Owen and his band will be playing some of the 80′s best hits by the likes of Simple Minds, U2, Crowded House and Mike & The Mechanics.

Support from 80′s punk/new wave Get Rocking band Steam Age Kix.

Tickets £10 from www.theboileroom.net  80′s dress and hair optional.


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