Cranleigh Arts - What;s On - July - October 2024

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Getting here...

1 High Street, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8AS

Cranleigh Arts is located at the East end of Cranleigh High Street, next to St Nicolas Church and opposite The Three Horseshoes pub.


The nearest public car park is situated outside Cranleigh Leisure Centre, a short walk from the venue Parking is free after 6 30pm Limited disabled parking is available at the rear of the Arts Centre.

By Bus:

Cranleigh is well served by buses running to and from Guildford, Horsham and Godalming Buses stop directly outside the Arts Centre, and across the road next to the library.

You wouldn't want to miss this dynamic line-up I've prepared for you before my maternity leave The free to explore exhibitions are a treat, especially the one showcasing works from notable artists like Charlie Mackesy, Nelson Mandela, Damien Hirst, and even King Charles, presented by the Belgravia Gallery.

The comedy stage is also set to light up with Kerry Godliman, Jo Brand, and Jack Dee. We are truly fortunate to host such talent

The theatre scene is equally enticing, featuring the Changeling Theatre's outdoor production of Henry V and the return of Isosceles Theatre with their production of ‘Your Favourite Comedy Songs’ ‘Apples in Winter’ provides a thought-provoking experience, inviting the audience to ponder the impact of violent crime on its hidden victims

Young theatre enthusiasts will delight in Quentin Blake's ‘Mrs Armitage on Wheels’, staged in the stunning Amphitheatre at Knowle Park.

Don't miss the thrilling ‘An evening with Damon Hill’ The Formula 1 World Champion will engage us with an enticing talk at Cranleigh Arts Let's hope my baby sleeps well, and I'll be joining you in the audience soon!

In the meantime I will leave you in the very capable hands of Paul Scott, who has extensive experience having run a very similar venue for 17 years


Community Choir Summer Show

Thursday 11 July, 8pm

£12, £9 under 12s

Come along to our annual summer show featuring mandolin players, dancers, soloists, duos and of course the choir! This time we'll be performing numbers including Kiss on my List, Mr Blue Sky, Aquarius, Whitstable Pearl, California Dreaming, Harvest for the World, Happy Together and lots more! It's a great atmosphere with professionals and talented amateurs so come along and enjoy an uplifting night out with us.

Alter Eagles

Friday 12 July, 8pm


The Alter Eagles return to Cranleigh Arts Centre, bringing with them a brand new theatre show for 2024 that celebrates their 21st year of touring Since their debut gig in 2003, the Alter Eagles have established themselves as one of the country's top tribute acts, headlining at theatres all over the country, playing a mix of old and new Eagles' songs Expect all the classics - including Hotel California, Take It Easy, One Of These Nights, - as well as Henley, Frey and Walsh solo numbers like Boys of Summer, The Heat is On, along with some deep cuts and plenty of sweet country harmonies and rocking twin guitars

Alter Eagles: Featuring the Spectre String Quartet

Saturday 13 July, 8pm


The Alter Eagles are delighted to be coming back to Cranleigh Arts for a very special show, featuring their friends the Spectre Quartet. The addition of a string quartet allows the band to perform faithful renditions of some of the Eagles' most memorable ballads like Wasted Time, and The Last Resort, along with powerful solo numbers like New York Minute They've also re-worked some Eagles' classics to incorporate a string section as a way of celebrating their 21st year of touring.


In2Drama Presents

An Evening with Kerry Ellis and Friends supported by Roger Coupe

Friday 26 July, 7.30pm

£25, £21 balcony seat

West End and Broadway’s leading lady and In2Drama Ambassador, Kerry Ellis, is coming to Cranleigh Arts She will present her musical theatre extravaganza singing your favourite numbers from Les Miserables, Wicked and all the old favourites, along with numbers from her albums old and new

This is a unique opportunity to get up close to one of the most famous and influential leading ladies and stars of Broadway and the West End

Johnny Cash Revisited

Saturday 17 August, 7.30pm


Johnny Cash Revisited is a two-hour, live concert performance set between 1969 and 1971 and based on the hugely popular ‘Johnny Cash Show’ Television series

During this period, Cash was at the height of his career in the USA and around the world, following the success of his legendary At Folsom Prison and San Quentin albums The show features flashbacks to the very beginning of Cash’s career at Sun Records in Memphis and includes his greatest hits from the 1950s on through the decades, such as Folsom Prison Blues, I Walk The Line, Ring of Fire, A Boy Named Sue, A Thing Called Love and Ghost Riders In The Sky

Abba Forever

Saturday 24 August, 8pm


In this amazing live show, the unique ABBA sound is replicated with incredible attention to detail, using a sixpiece band featuring electric and acoustic guitars, keyboards and piano, drums, and bass guitar Two outstanding ABBA girls complete the line-up, adding the essential glitz and glamour to a well-polished and gently humorous show The wonderful lyrics penned by Benny and Bjorn are sung in wonderful harmony by all six performers on stage Dynamic non-stop choreography, stunning visuals, top-class musicianship and an all-live performance ensures that the ABBA Forever Show captivates audiences whenever they take to the stage


Hejira: A Celebration of Joni Mitchell

Saturday 31 August, 7.30pm


Hejira is an outstanding 7-piece band, set up to celebrate the beautiful works of Joni Mitchell, mostly from the late ‘70s Comprising highly experienced, world-class musicians, this band is fronted by the brilliant Hattie Whitehead who not only has – in her own way –assimilated the poise, power and beauty of Joni’s vocals, but also plays guitar with Joni’s stylistic mannerisms

Expect an evening of the ‘great’ songs from Mitchell’s back catalogue such as ‘Amelia’, A Case Of You’, ‘Free Man In Paris’, ‘Woodstock’, ‘Hejira’, ‘Song For Sharon’, ‘Black Crow’ etc

Un Peu de Paris: Culture and Cafés

Friday 13 September, 8pm

£26 Cabaret Seating with Cheese and Wine

£22 Balcony Seating with Wine only

Bibi Heal and Stephen Barlow have created a series of exquisitely crafted and powerful programmes, widely acclaimed for the intimacy and playful immediacy of their performances Equal parts actress and singer, it is impossible not to become immersed in Bibi's imaginative and emotionally compelling on-stage world. Weaving the passion and mischief of Bizet, Gounod, Liszt and Puccini with the threads of humour and sweetness of Poulenc, Satie, Louiguy and Scotto, this programme moves, surprises and charms from every angle


Saturday 21 September, 8pm


International touring blues-rock powerhouse Catfish are making waves on the music scene in the UK and Europe

They have now won a total of five UK Blues Awards and received five top 20 and two top 5 finalist nominations in the 2024 awards. In the last few years, they have played at almost every major UK blues festival along with several in Europe and one in the USA Having established themselves as a real force in the British blues scene, they now tour regularly in Europe

'Catfish are one of the finest live bands in Britain today The quality of musicianship is outstanding and in Matt Long, they have one of the greatest young guitarists on the scene today ' Blues Matters Magazine



Friday 4 October and Saturday 5

October, 8pm


Back by popular demand after their sell-out shows in 2023 Ben Bruant and Will Cashel are duo – playing ‘ songs you know in ways you probably don’t’ in a style fusing flamenco, pop and classical music Ben was born in Le Havre in France and studied at the National Conservatory in Paris before moving to London. Will, born in Bath, England, won a scholarship to the Purcell School of Music at 13 before gaining a place at the Royal Northern College of Music They met and formed duo in 2011 while studying at the Royal Academy of Music in London

Hollie Rogers, Daisy Chute & Ed Blunt (Big Bang Love Tour)

Friday 11 October, 8pm


3 acclaimed UK singer-songwriters, Hollie Rogers (who returns to Cranleigh following a sold-out 2019 show), Daisy Chute and Ed Blunt join forces for an extra special co-headline tour, featuring their genre-blurring, captivating songs and multi-instrumental talents All 3 will be on stage for the duration, swapping instruments as they share songs and stories in-the-round. The setlist will comprise a mix of their individual solo material played as a trio, and songs they have co-written. Fans of Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon and Debbie Harry will love this!

Harlequin Chamber Choir: Let’s Fall in Love

Saturday 12 October, 7.30pm


Join Harlequin Chamber Choir for a scintillating and enjoyable concert packed to the brim with popular tunes from stage, screen and well-known popular music You’ll hear memorable tunes from Gershwin, The Beatles, ELO, Simon and Garfunkel, Billy Joel and Take That, including classics such as Summertime, Autumn Leaves, Somewhere Over The Rainbow, Africa and Shine! All delivered with panache, style and skill by one of Surrey’s finest chamber choirs


Voodoo Room

Friday 18 October, 8pm


Paying tribute to the legends of Blues/Rock, Hendrix, Clapton and Cream

A very welcome return to this stunning power trio featuring some of the UK’s finest musicians, who perform an incredible live show in the true spirit of these legendary superstars. No wigs, no gimmicks – simply great music played by great musicians! See and hear classics such as: Red House, White Room, Hey Joe, Sunshine Of Your Love, Purple Haze, Layla etc

Members of Voodoo Room have recorded and toured with Steve Winwood, Massive Attack, Arthur Brown, Fish, Thunder and many other high profile artists

T Rextasy: The Greatest Hits Tour

Saturday 26 October, 8pm


Marc Bolan, with his band T.Rex, was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era With Bolan's special ingredient of Rock-a-Boogie songs, the band had a string of huge hits throughout the 1970s including Love to Boogie, Telegram Sam, Jeepster and 20th Century Boy

T Rextasy have now been performing around the world for over 20 years, a career that ironically outlives Marc’s very own T.Rex. The band is now accepted as the world’s only official live tribute band dedicated to Marc Bolan & T Rex, and the only band endorsed and approved by Marc Bolan’s family

The Tannahill Weavers

Wednesday 30 October, 7.30pm


Now in their 56th year, the Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland's premier traditional bands Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies. Their music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people These versatile musicians have received worldwide accolades consistently over the years for their exuberant and humorous performances and outstanding recording efforts that seemingly can't get better yet continue to do just that.



Jennifer Janse (cello) and Ilana Mordkovitch (piano)

Tuesday 2 July, 1pm

Free Admission

These highly experienced chamber musicians present a programme full of rich, Romantic melody by Clara Schumann, the Ukrainian composer Glière, and the Spanish composers Granados and Cassadó. The programme also includes the whimsical, pathos-laden cello sonata by Debussy.

Jennifer has given recitals at festivals and concert series throughout the UK and Europe, including London’s Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room, on BBC Radio 3 and Classic fm The duo have been enjoying working together since 2019

Rosanna Harris (soprano) and Philip Scriven (organ)

Wednesday 11 September, 1pm

Free Admission

Please note that this concert will be held at St Nicolas Church, Cranleigh

This special recital features two resident Cranleigh musicians - the sparkling voiced, British Canadian operatic soprano Rosanna Harris and international virtuoso organist Philip Scriven. Philip is widely regarded as one of the finest organists of his generation, and is highly respected as a choral, orchestral and operatic conductor Their programme contrasts beautiful sacred arias by Mozart, Schubert, Handel and Fauré, and virtuoso organ music.

Prior’s Field School Showcase Concert

Wednesday 25 September, 6pm

Free Admission

Music at Prior's Field is rich, creative and colourful, ranging from our 2023 ‘Guys and Dolls’ production (complete with 20-piece student band) to our annual Battle of the Bands for competing local schools ‘Classics by Candlelight’ recitals feature soloists and small ensembles while ‘Rock Chic’ combines our rock bands and Textiles students in a catwalk fashion show Our A Cappella choir recently went on tour, performing in Paris and at Disneyland Today’s programme features a variety of our ensembles and soloists. We are committed to championing music by female composers, and some are included this evening


Emma Johnson (clarinet) and Gregory Drott (piano)

Saturday 28 September, 7.30pm

£25, £10 under 25s

‘Clarinet Celebration’

Described by The Times as "Britain's favourite clarinettist", Emma Johnson is one of the few clarinet players to have made a career as a soloist Since winning the BBC Young Musician of the Year at the age of seventeen she has gone on to become one of the UK's biggest selling classical artists She was awarded an MBE by the Queen in 1996. Emma will perform a wonderfully varied programme including music by Mozart, Schumann, Rebecca Clarke, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman

Fiona Harrison and Ignacio Barcia (guitar duo)

Tuesday 8 October 1pm Free Admission

This classical guitar duo concert will move between the sensitive sweet tones of the guitar and the energising more popular styles They will perform the beautiful, wellloved Berceuse of Faure’s Dolly Suite alongside less wellknown composers such as the American, Andrew York and Canadian, Dale Kavanagh and will nestle an effervescent Overture by Rossini in the same programme as famous tunes from the Beatles Something for everyone! U

Juliette Roos (violin), Tanja Roos (violin), Ilana Mordkovitch-Roos (piano), Jennifer Janse (cello)

Friday 25 October, 7.30pm


International, prize-winning violinist sisters Juliette and Tanja, along with their mother Ilana, present a richly melodic programme of Mozart and Frank sonatas, violin duos by Shostakovich, and folk-styled Bagatelles (including cello) by Dvořák.

A very busy chamber musician and solo player, Juliette is the newly appointed violinist of the Heath Quartet, with concerts this season at the Wigmore Hall, in Berlin and a tour of the East Coast of the USA

Bob Marley – One Life (PG 13)

Wednesday 17 July, 7.30pm

£10, £9 Friends, £7 Under 25s

The story of how reggae icon Bob Marley overcame adversity, and the journey behind his revolutionary music

Starring Kingsley Ben Adir and James Norton

Dune Part 2 (12A)

Thursday 15 August, 7.30pm

£10, £9 Friends, £7 under 25s

Paul Atreides unites with Chani and the Fremen while seeking revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the universe, he must prevent a terrible future only he can foresee

Starring Austin Butler, Timothee Chalamet and Zendaya

All of Us Strangers (15)

Tuesday 20 August, 7.30pm

£10, £9 Friends, £7 Under 25s

A screenwriter drawn back to his childhood home enters into a fledgling relationship with his downstairs neighbour while discovering a mysterious new way to heal from losing his parents 30 years ago.

Starring Andrew Scott, Paul Mescal and Carter John Grout



Tuesday 2 July, 7.30pm


This production is a powerful and stirring reinvention of the show, celebrated the world over for its Grammy Award-winning music and the thrilling energy and passion of its Irish and international dance See the closeups, the amazingly fast feet, the expressions and emotions of the dancers and musicians, and the creative camera angles that show the work more intimately and revealingly than is possible for an audience sitting in the stalls

The show is preceded by a brief documentary detailing the history of Riverdance and the interval features a behind the scenes look at this incredible show

NT Live: Present Laughter

Thursday 18 July, 7pm

£18.50, £15.50 under 25s

The multi award-winning production of Noël Coward’s provocative comedy featuring Andrew Scott (Vanya, Fleabag) returns to the big screen. As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching Filmed live from The Old Vic in London during a sold out run in 2019, Matthew Warchus (Matilda The Musical) directs this giddy and surprisingly modern reflection on fame, desire and loneliness

AAndre Rieu: 2024 Maastricht

Concert: Power of Love

Sunday 1 September, 2pm


André Rieu is ready to blow you away with his brand new cinema concert ‘Power of Love’. From his picturesque hometown of Maastricht the King of the Waltz presents a must-see big screen spectacular Accompanied by his world famous Johann Strauss Orchestra and a cast of hundreds this promises to be the music event of the summer by one of the world’s most prolific artists Set against the backdrop of the historic Vrijthof square, the concert overflows with passion. André’s unique repertoire combines classical, musicals, pop and rock! You have to see it to believe it.



ROH: The Marriage of Figaro

Tuesday 10 September, 6.30pm

£19.75, £15.50 under 25s

It’s Figaro’s wedding, and you ’ re invited to join the Almaviva household for an uproarious day of revelation and scandal Mozart’s comic opera is packed with plot twists, forbidden desires and unforgettable melodies, combining laugh-out-loud comedy with moments of breathtaking beauty.

NT Live: Prima Facie

Thursday 12 September, 7pm

£18.50, £15.50 under 25s

Jodie Comer’s (Killing Eve) Olivier and Tony Awardwinning performance in Suzie Miller’s gripping onewoman play returns to cinemas Tessa is a young, brilliant barrister She has worked her way up from working class origins to be at the top of her game; defending; crossexamining and winning. An unexpected event forces her to confront the lines where the patriarchal power of the law, burden of proof and morals diverge.

ROH: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Tuesday 15 October, 7.15pm

£19.75, £15.50 under 25s

Tumble down the rabbit hole in this ballet adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s famous family story. Journey through Wonderland with Alice and encounter a host of curious characters in Christopher Wheeldon’s unique theatrical interpretation


Comedy Ladder

Friday 19 July and Friday 27

September, 8pm


Comedy Ladder at Cranleigh Arts features some of the best comedians in the UK, including some you'll recognise off the telly! With a diverse range of comedy styles, from observational humour to surreal satire, from dry wit to physical comedy – whatever floats your funny boat, we ' ve got you covered!

Our comedy club is the perfect place to unwind after a long week, celebrate a special occasion, or simply enjoy a night out with friends With affordable ticket prices and regular events, we ' re sure you'll become a regular visitor in no time

Jo Brand: Work in Progress

Saturday 20 July, 8pm


Join Jo as she takes to the road trying out new material along with her special guest, Andy Robinson. Long established as one of the UK’s best comics, Jo Brand has hosted The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice (Channel 4) for eight years She is both the star and writer of two sitcoms: Getting On, the BBC’s BAFTA-award-winning series set on a hospital’s geriatric ward, which was partly inspired by her earlier career in nursing.

Jack Dee: Work in Progress

Thursday 26 September, 8pm


Join Jack as he warms up ahead of his brand-new UK tour

Age guidance: STRICTLY 14+ Likely to be swearing and adult content

We will not admit children younger than this even if accompanied by an adult


Kerry Godliman: Work In Progress

Wednesday 17 October, 8pm


Join Kerry Godliman as she tries out some brand-new material before she heads out on tour!

STRICTLY 14+ Likely to be swearing and adult content

An Evening With Damon Hill

Thursday 22 August, 7.30pm


Damon Hill OBE was Formula 1 World Champion in 1996 and remains one of motor sport’s top personalities, largely through his television work as a member of the Sky F1 presentation team The son of double World Champion, Graham Hill, Damon won 22 Grands Prix in a F1 career spanning seven seasons During that time, Damon worked closely with Maurice Hamilton, a local F1 journalist who has covered more than 500 Grands Prix as a motor sport correspondent and broadcaster. They will chat about Damon’s life in motor sport.

This event is fundraising for halow and Cranleigh Arts

Life of A Concorde Pilot –

From The Orphanage to The Edge of Space

Thursday, 29 August, 7.30pm


John had a most uncertain start in life in a Middlesex orphanage and has had a lifelong battle with a rare medical condition affecting his legs John will tell us much about Concorde, take us through the toughest training course in aviation and on a virtual flight from London to New York He’ll share many amusing anecdotes along the way and leave us believing that Concorde was the greatest icon of the 20th century. John’s best-selling memoir of the same name has been critically acclaimed and a book signing session will follow his presentation


Henry V

Tuesday 13 August, 7pm


Changeling Theatre is delighted to present William Shakespeare’s Henry V in 2024, as chosen by our audience Directed by Rob Forknall and brought to you by the same creative team from last year ’ s Love’s Labour’s Lost, this production takes its design cues from the game of chess, and promises to be a visual treat, full of action and intrigue.

“Once more unto the breach, dear friends… ” Please note that this performance is held outdoors in the Rectory Garden next to St. Nicolas Church, Cranleigh. Blankets, deck chairs and picnics are actively encouraged!

Apples In Winter

Friday 20 September, 8pm

£18, £12 Students and Under 25s

Imagine someone you love did something unspeakable. This is a play about one mother’s love. One last request. One apple pie

Apples in Winter is an extraordinarily powerful and deeply compassionate play that invites the audience to reflect on the impact of violent crime on its hidden victims It journeys into the heart of difficult and charged questions about justice, forgiveness and what it is to try and love unconditionally.

The performance will be followed by a post-show discussion with the performer and the director

Isosceles Theatre Presents: Your Favourite Comedy Songs

Saturday 19 October, 8pm


Join us for a hatful of comedy songs, covering a number of years, by a host of great names. Pat and Dave will perform all of these with just the aid of a piano. They will also perform their own unique versions of Elvis Presley and Righteous Brothers songs as you ' ve never heard them before

“Masterful an evening of consistent laughter” Time Out

“An exceptional gift for comedy that had us rolling in the aisles” The Scotsman

“This show is one of the five great things to do today” Belfast Telegraph

More information at www isosceles biz


Kids’ Craft with Claire and Emma

£8 per session

Saturday 20 July, 10am –

Yarn Wrapping

Saturday 31 August, 10am –

Create Your Own Monster

Saturday 21 September, 10am –

Styrofoam Printing

Wednesday 30 October, 10am –

Paper Collage

Mrs Armitage on Wheels

Monday 5 August, 11am

£30 Family of 4, £10 Adult, £8 Child

When Mrs Armitage goes out for a ride with her trusty dog Breakspear, she decides her bicycle needs improvement With a new horn, a picnic hamper and a sail, will Mrs Armitage manage to keep her bicycle in one piece or will her crazy contraption prove too much to handle?

Adapted from Quentin Blake’s classic tale, Scoot Theatre present an interactive, energetic show, celebrating the joy of getting outdoors and being active

Suitable for aged 3+

This event will be at Knowle Park but if the weather is bad it will move to Cranleigh Arts Centre.

Drum Circle

Saturdays 31 August and 5 October, 2pm

£6, £15 Family of 4

Ray Watters is back for another fun-packed community drum circle. This fun, noisy, family friendly event is open to everyone and anyone. No musical experience is necessary, and all drums and percussion are provided There are no wrong notes and no mistakes It is all about taking part and having fun so come along, grab a drum, and have a go!

“The session I attended at Cranleigh Arts was exciting, energetic and empowering all in one! Come along and get your toes wet in the fabulous world of drumming”

Bill Bruford, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


Short Stories Tall Tales: Adventures of an Ugly Duckling

Friday 27 September, 11.30am

£14 Adult & Child, £8 Extra Adult, £6 Extra Child

An exciting adaptation for Storytelling based on the famous Hans Christian Andersen tale There’s more to Tully, our ugly duck, who longs for adventure beyond the farm fences. What’s over that hill, where does the river go, how high is the sky? One day an adventure takes Tully on a surprising journey and she finds out who she is and where she truly belongs

Written and told by Hannah Summers, illustrations by Laura Bissonnet, with interactive role-play for 0-5s, their siblings and grown ups


Short Stories Tall Tales: Mouse and Sam

Friday 25 October, 11.30am

£14 Adult & Child, £8 Extra Adult, £6 Extra Child

"There once lived a mouse under the floorboards of a creaky old house But on one usual day, atop a hat, an adventure ensues in an unusual way!" A heart-warming tale of a timid mouse who finds that his courage and a friend, Sam, were there all along Join our timid mouse in an interactive storytelling show. Your little ones will love to explore and discover the world through his eyes as he finds a way to play and be brave.' An original tale for 0-5s, written and told by Hannah Summers and illustrations by Jo Hathaway U

The Gamers' Lounge

Thursday 31 October, 11am and 2pm


The Gamers' Lounge is coming to Cranleigh Arts on 31 October!

With 8 Raspberry Pis - Each with over 3,000 console games from the 1980s through to the mid 2000s Get ready for a day of retro gaming fun!


Wild About Britain

Friday 1 November, 10am and 11.30am

£8 and 1 free adult per person

A truly unique and memorable experience, meet an array of British creatures, including a tawny owl, kestrel, hedgehog, common toad and smooth snake, who will reveal the wonders of our native wildlife, with handling opportunities available. Today’s society is less connected to the natural world than ever before. Yet it has never been so important to protect our wildlife in this time of global conservation concern It is now we must get back in touch with our wild side and learn to care about the incredible creatures we share our planet with Suggested age 4+

Bridge Tea Fundraiser

Wednesday 10 July, 2pm

£50 per table

Please come and join us for a fun Fundraising Afternoon Bridge Tea

1 45pm for 2pm start – 5pm Slam and highest score prize plus raffle

Please bring your own bridge table, cloth for tea and playing cards.

Proceeds to go to Cranleigh Arts. Price is for a table.

Quiz Night Fundraiser

Friday 30 August, 7pm


Pit your wits against our quizmaster in an exciting evening of quizzing fun Come as a team of 6 - 8 or sign up as an individual and we will place you in a team. Tickets include a fish and chip supper!

All proceeds support Cranleigh Arts (registered charity no. 284186), helping us bring quality acts to the local stage and supporting social wellbeing in Cranleigh


Rowlandsons Valuation Day

Saturday 21 September, 9am –5pm

Free Admission

Have you got any inherited or unwanted jewellery? Have you thought about selling it or having it redesigned into something you would love to wear? You can discuss your ideas with Rowlandsons Jewellers at Cranleigh Arts

Bellmans Valuation Day

Wednesday 14 August, 18 September and 23 October, 10am – 3pm

Free Admission

Bellmans invite you to a free drop-in valuation day with their experts specialising in Pictures, Decorative Arts, Silver, Jewellery & Watches.

Not only will their specialists happily value your items, but they will also offer the option to take them for auction on the day, should you decide Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about your belongings and possibly uncover hidden gems

For further information please visit www bellmans co uk or call 01403 700858

Heritage Gold

Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17

July, 9am – 5pm

Free Admission

Join us on the 16th and 17th of July for a special event to value your jewellery, silverware, and collectables. With over 50 years of experience in valuing, buying, and trading antiques and jewellery, we offer free, noobligation valuations Our prices are unbeatable compared to auction results, with no fees, commissions, or hidden charges Benefit from immediate payment and a professional service For more details, visit


Modern Calligraphy

Saturday 6 July, 10am


Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment!

On arrival, you will be given your calligraphy kit to use throughout the session and a 25-min video by me to watch at home, which covers everything I teach you in the session! (This is all yours to keep!)

There will be plenty of tuition throughout, so you will have enough time & attention to develop your own style. You will learn the basic strokes, practise writing the lowercase alphabet, learn how to join the letters up to make words and how to add in simple flourishes to elevate your writing We will finish the workshop with a handwritten greetings card

Jewellery Design and Enamel

Thursday 19 September, 7pm


Experience the ancient art of enamelling and the alchemy as you watch the powders form into a fabulous gloss of glass Come and learn how to make a beautiful piece of jewellery Cut your own shapes using snips or use precut copper shapes You will learn how to add colour using powdered glass firing your own work in my specialist kilns, piece your creation together with cord and beads Your work will be ready to take home and wear at the end of the workshop. I will be providing aprons and all equipment needed for your Enamelling workshop. To book

Enamel Picture Making

Thursday 24 October, 7pm


Come and have ago at the ancient art of enamelling Using powdered and wet process enamels, stencils and sifting techniques. You will build your image using multiple layers of powdered glass firing each layer as you go in my specialist enamelling kilns. This is a fun creative workshop and you will go home with your master piece mounted on a white MDF backing board

All materials, tea, coffee and cake provided Lots of fabulous colours and designs to choose from Small classes of 6 with step by step tuition.

To book


Exhibition from Cranleigh’s Schools

Tuesday 25 June – Saturday 6 July, 10am to 4.30pm

Free Admission

Come and see the creativity and skills of Cranleigh’s young artists, aged five to eighteen, in an impressive, colourful display of their work created throughout the school year This popular exhibition provides the pupils of Cranleigh’s schools the opportunity to showcase an amazing collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture to the local community The Arts Society Cranleigh (TASC) and Cranleigh Arts Centre are delighted to join forces again to give our local children pride in exhibiting their work in a gallery setting

Learning, Laughter, Play & Plasticine

Tuesday 9 July – Saturday 20 July, 10am to 4.30pm

Free Admission

Hampshire-based artist Steve Glynn has over 25 years of experience in Arts, Social Care, and Teaching, working with people of all ages and abilities He employs various styles and mediums, including mosaic, printmaking, painting, papier-mâché, and plasticine Passionate about the health benefits of creativity, he founded Artforeveryone to offer arty parties and art workshops to just about everyone! For the past year, Steve has been Artist in Residence at St Joseph's Specialist Trust

Karen Ashton and Kathy Plank

Tuesday 23 July – Saturday 3 August, 10am – 4.30pm

Free Admission

Working in a variety of media, Karen creates unique images in an expressive and vibrant style that is infused with her passion for colour, texture, pattern and rhythm. Her paintings are mainly acrylics and inks, overdrawn with wax pastels - and she also enjoys experimenting with freehand machine-embroidery and textile art Kathy Plank works largely in oil on canvas she works to capture the ever-changing beauty of the natural world with the energy & spirit of expression. She also incorporates her love of literature and stories into her new –- to capture a sense of the magical world of fairytale and storytelling


Open Exhibition Competition

Tuesday 3 September – Saturday, 28 September, 10am – 4.30pm

Free Admission

We are very excited at the return of Cranleigh Arts Open Competition This year ’ s theme is ‘Endangered’ and artists were invited to submit three pieces of work in any traditional medium Two overall winners will be chosen by our judges once the exhibition opens The third winner will be chosen by public vote

The winning artists will be offered a shared exhibition later in the year.

Belgravia Gallery Exhibition

Tuesday 1 October – Saturday

12 October, 10am – 4.30pm

Free Admission

Belgravia Gallery, now based in Cranleigh after many years in London, will exhibit a mixed exhibition of gallery artists including work by Charlie Mackesy, Nelson Mandela, King Charles and Damien Hirst The gallery, run by mother and daughter duo Anna and Laura, regularly visit clients in their homes to help curate art and sculpture and transform interiors. For more information visit

All sales will benefit Belgravia’s charity

Six Artists and a Sculptor

Tuesday 15 October – Saturday, 26 October, 10am – 4.30pm

Free Admission

Six Artists and a Sculptor is a group of local artists who have combined to exhibit at Cranleigh Art Centre for the first time.

Carolyn Bruford is a sculptor who works in stone and bronze resin She creates both representational and simplified forms

Catherine Davies honed her skills copying works of Art and also studied drawing at the Royal Academy schools Jill Gordon, Annabel Wilder, Sarah Rowlands, Barbara Byrne and Yuqi Forys are artists from Surrey and Sussex who work together. Their subject matter is landscape, and the natural world and they work mainly in oils

Foundations Yoga with Jess Gamlin

Saturdays 10.30am – 11.30am

To book your space or for more information visit

During this class we will build a strong foundation based on the ancient teachings of this powerful practice We will learn the basic postures, their correct alignment, how to get safely in and out of them and why we practise them We will learn breathing techniques to calm the mind and body. All welcome at this gentle, slow, stretchy class. You’ll need to bring a yoga mat and blocks if you have them.

Gentler Yoga Class with Sarra Whicheloe

Tuesdays 12.30pm – 1.30pm

This class is a more considered pace which is helpful for those of a certain age, stamina, or stiffness. Enjoy greater freedom of movement with stability by practicing postures in progressive steps Become a regular member and learn how to manage your own health and well-being Beginners are welcome Please book before attending at

Beginners Iyengar Yoga with Sarra Whicheloe

Tuesdays 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Learn Yoga step by step progressing safely according to your capacity The Iyengar Yoga method is known for its emphasis on alignment in each posture. This is achieved with the help of props like blankets, belts, and blocks. It therefore is suitable to all ages and body types Complete Beginners are welcome Drop-in for a free taster this July by calling 07734 778758

Iyengar Yoga with Sarra Whicheloe – General Classs

Wednesdays 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Enjoy building on your practice from strengthening standing postures towards inverted postures This class is suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience You will progress with the support of the group whilst receiving individual guidance Monthly Subscription or Drop-in are available at all classes with the option to catch up any missed classes on another day. Please book before attending at

Iyengar Yoga with Sarra Whicheloe – General Classs

Thursdays 9.15am – 10.15am

Enjoy a dynamic practice that explores alignment and skilful action in the body and the mind. You will also develop your ability and knowledge of Restorative Yoga Postures which balance the immune, hormonal, and nervous systems This is a good class for those getting back into yoga after a break Join the community of people who know what a difference Yoga makes to our lives!

Please book before attending at

VOLUNTEER at Cranleigh Arts Centre

Cranleigh Arts has an amazing team of interesting, knowledgeable and friendly people who come from all walks of life. Why not join us as a volunteer and help support the community, make friends and learn new skills, as well as develop existing ones. The only qualifications you need are an enthusiasm for the arts and a commitment to provide excellent customer service. We know that everybody’s availability differs and so have roles to suit regardless of the time you are able to offer. Whatever role you choose, you can be confident in the knowledge we will provide full training and support to anyone volunteering with us.


Sound Bath

Saturday 20 July, 17 August,7

September and 12 October, 11am


Experience the calming sounds of gongs, singing bowls and gentle percussion in a sound bath for relaxation and wellbeing Therapeutic sound sessions can have a wide range of benefits for our health and wellness, and they are growing in popularity as a natural approach to selfcare. Participants should bring a yoga mat, blanket, pillow, eye covering and water bottle to make sure they can rest comfortably during the session

Sound baths are not generally recommended for people with heart conditions, seizures or epilepsy, or in the 1st trimester of pregnancy

8 Week Mindfulness Course

Course dates – 24 September,

1, 8, 15, 22 October, half term, 5, 12, 19 November, 7 – 9pm

£195 (2 concessionary places-please ask)

Would you like to relax more deeply, de-stress and live more “in the moment”? There is a wealth of research showing that mindfulness is good for our well being Suitable for beginners and those who would like to deepen their existing practice

Led by Claire Garthwaite, mindfulness teacher and former GP.

Cranleigh arts café

Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 4.30pm


Cranleigh Arts offers versatile venue hire options suitable for any event, from birthdays, anniversaries, wakes, to weddings, including themed parties. Our premises, encompassing a 190-seater theatre complete with stage, lighting, and cinema screen, are ideal for corporate gatherings. Supplementary services like breakout rooms and catering options from recommended providers are also available.


Alongside our own lively programme of events, Cranleigh Arts hosts a wide range of classes and workshops run by independent groups who hire our space. With everything from exercise classes and music to arts and crafts, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Friday Painters

Every Friday 10am – 12noon

The Friday Painters meet at Cranleigh Arts every week to enjoy a morning of painting in all media. Some have not touched a brush since school, some are more experienced. No formal tuition, just a love of art brings together this friendly and welcoming group

Phone: 01483 272055


The Cranleigh Community Choir has been running since 2006 and performs a diverse selection of music at their Christmas and Summer shows here at the Arts Centre – including everything from pop, rock, bluegrass, folk, r ’ n’b and jazz swing to classical. It’s a really friendly choir with no auditions so why not come along for a free taster session and see what you think? £60 for a term. Phone: 01483 271469


Please find contact details below for our regular hirers:

Adult Ballet / Yoga

Jess Gamlin

Art Hub www thearthub uk

The Arts Society Cranleigh

Rosemary Chapman TASC 07786 375663

Cranleigh Community Choir

Sharon Duggan 01483 271469

Friday Art Group

Anne 01483 272055 donwoodford68@yahoo com

Iyengar Yoga Classes

Sarra Whicheloe 07734778758


Sophie Woods sophie@cranleigharts org

Meets here 4th Wednesday monthly at 2pm

Stitching for Pleasure Nieves French 07395346240

Surrey Youth Theatre 01903 602815

Tuesday Morning Art Class

David Joy 01483 382428


The Writers’ Group

Richard 01483272188

richard sellwood@talktalk net

For all Cranleigh Arts Centre events and workshops please contact our Box Office on 01483 278000 or visit


Online 24 hours

Box Office Opening Hours

Tuesday – Saturday 10am - 4.30pm

(Open late for events and workshops when advertised)

01483 278000

Paying by card Please bring your card as proof of purchase if collecting tickets from the box office.

Online booking is available for all Cranleigh Arts events, unless otherwise indicated Tickets can be collected from the box office on the day of the event

Reservations We do not offer a reservation service Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis

Refunds & Exchanges Only apply if an event is cancelled. Cranleigh Arts Centre will only refund the face value of the ticket We regret that we cannot resell returned tickets

Concessions & Advanced Tickets ‘In advance’ tickets can only be purchased up to the day before the event There is no


As of April 2016, a small ticket levy was added to all individual ticket prices. This fee helps us to cover the costs of our administration and technology. Alongside other revenues it helps us stay an effective business which, in turn, allows us to reinvest in our venue, our technology and continually improve the services we provide The ticket levy is included regardless of payment method and is in line with current industry practice for theatres and venues. Please note, all published prices include the ticket levy. All prices set are inclusive of any applicable taxes (VAT). Refunds of the ticket levy will only be applicable in the event of the show/ event being cancelled by us

For more information, please visit

charge for carers of disabled patrons. ‘Concession tickets’ (where advertised) and ‘Wheelchair seats’ are not usually available online Please call the Box Office direct on 01483 278000

Children under 16 need to be accompanied by an adult to events & workshops

Family tickets are for parties of four people, including up to two adults (1 adult, 3 children or 2 adults, 2 children)

Seating Please take note of the type of seating available when booking events Standing events have limited seating upstairs in the auditorium. However, these cannot be reserved and are available on a first come, first served basis unless advertised with a ticket price

For some events extra rows are added at the front of the auditorium Where extra rows are present the front row will be AA, the second row BB, followed by rows A, B, C etc. Please ask at the box office if you are unsure

Accessibility Limited disabled parking only available at the rear of the Arts Centre An inductive loop system is fitted in our auditorium

All details are correct at the time of going to print Cranleigh Arts reserves the right to make changes to the programme Please check details when booking

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Tuesday 2 10am – 4 30pm Cranleigh's Schools Exhibition

Tuesday 2 12 30pm Gentler Yoga (Weekly)

Tuesday 2 1pm Jennifer Janse and Ilana Mordkovitch

Tuesday 2 6.30pm Beginners Yoga (Weekly)

Tuesday 2 7.30pm Riverdance

Wednesday 3 6 30pm Iyengar Yoga (Weekly)

Thursday 4 9 15am Iyengar Yoga (Weekly)

Saturday 6 10 30am Foundations Yoga

Saturday 6 10am Calligraphy

Tuesday 9 10am – 4.30pm Plasticine Exhibition

Wednesday 10 2pm Afternoon Bridge Tea

Thursday 11 8pm Cranleigh Choir Summer Show

Friday 12 8pm The Alter Eagles

Saturday 13 8pm The Alter Eagles with Spectre String Quartet

Tuesday 16 9am – 5pm Gold Valuations

Wednesday 17 9am – 5pm Gold Valuations

Wednesday 17 7.30pm Bob Marley – One Life

Thursday 18 7pm NT Live Present Laughter

Friday 19 8pm Comedy Ladder

Saturday 20 10am Kids craft

Saturday 20 11am Sound Bath

Saturday 20 8pm Jo Brand

Tuesday 23 10am – 4 30pm Karen Ashton & Kathy Plank

Friday 26 7.30pm An evening with Kerry Ellis


Monday 5 11am Mrs Armitage on Wheels

Tuesday 13 7pm Henry V

Wednesday 14 10am – 3pm Bellmans Valuation Day

Thursday 15 7 30pm Dune Part 2

Saturday 17 11am Sound Bath

Saturday 17 7.30pm Johnny Cash Revisited

Tuesday 20 7.30pm All of us Strangers

Wednesday 21 7.30pm Open Mic

Thursday 22 7.30pm An evening with Damon Hill

Saturday 24 8pm Abba Forever

Thursday 29 7 30pm Life of a Concorde Pilot

Friday 30 7pm Quiz night

Saturday 31 10am Kids Craft

Saturday 31 2pm Drum Circle

Saturday 31 7.30pm Hejira Joni Mitchell


Sunday 1 2pm Andre Rieu

Tuesday 3 10am – 4 30pm Open Exhibition Competition

Saturday 7 11am Sound Bath

Tuesday 10 6.30pm ROH The Marriage of Figaro

Wednesday 11 1pm Rosanna Harris and Philip Scriven

Thursday 12 7pm NT Live Prima Facie

Friday 13 8pm Un peu de Paris

Wednesday 18 10am – 3pm Bellman’s Valuation Day

Wednesday 18 7 30pm Open Mic

Thursday 19 7pm – 9pm Jewellery Design and Enamel

Friday 20 8pm Apples in Winter

Saturday 21 9am – 5pm Rowlandsons Valuations

Saturday 21 10am Kids Craft

Saturday 21 8pm Catfish

Tuesday 24 7pm 8 week Mindfulness Course

Wednesday 25 6pm Prior’s Field School Showcase

Thursday 26 8pm Jack Dee

Friday 27 11.30am Ugly Duckling

Friday 27 8pm Comedy Ladder

Saturday 28 7.30pm Emma Johnson and Gregory Drott


Tuesday 4 10am – 4 30pm Belgravia Gallery Exhibition

Friday 4 8pm Duo

Saturday 5 2pm Drum Circle

Saturday 5 8pm Duo

Tuesday 8 1pm Guitar Duo

Friday 11 8pm Hollie Rogers, Daisy Chute and Ed Blunt

Saturday 12 11am Sound Bath

Saturday 12 7 30pm Harlequin Chamber Choir

Tuesday 15 10am – 4 30pm Six Artists and a Sculptor Exhibition

Tuesday 15 7.15pm ROH Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Thursday 17 8pm Kerry Godliman

Friday 18 8pm Voodoo Room

Saturday 19 8pm Your Favourite Comedy Songs

Wednesday 23 10am – 3pm Bellman’s Valuation Day

Thursday 24 7pm – 9pm Enamel Picture Making

Friday 25 11.30am Mouse and Sam

Friday 25 7.30pm Juliette Roos and Tanya Roos

Saturday 26 8pm T Rextasy

Wednesday 30 10am Kids Craft

Wednesday 30 7 30pm Tannahill Weavers

Thursday 31 11am & 2pm Gamers Lounge

Thursday 31 7 30pm Open Mic

Cranleigh Arts gratefully acknowledges the support we have received over the last year from: Waverley Borough Council

This season we would like to give special thanks to: The National Lottery Community Fund

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Old Masters, Modern British & 20th Century Art

Furniture & Works of Art

Asian & European Ceramics

Jewellery, Silver & Watches

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