Art, dance, music and drama

Make friends, get creative and enjoy some holiday fun.

Busylizzy Guildford

A timetable of over 25 classes per week, Monday to Saturday - baby classes, toddler classes, and mummy and me fitness classes. Plus lots of fun and informative events!

Age: 0 to 4 years old and their parents. (Older siblings on school holidays are welcome to come along and join in / watch classes.)

Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, GU1 2AA

Dates: Classes continue as usual through the school holidays

Price: From £7.25

Contact: Anna

Email: guildford@busylizzy.co.uk

Web: Busylizzy

Tel: 01483 610333

 


 

Synergy Dance® May half term workshops

Guildford Spectrum

Synergy Dance is hosting a wealth of exciting dance workshops for all ages and abilities at Guildford Spectrum this May half term. Dance workshops include; Fortnite, Showman Circus Acrobatics, Frozen and Moana. Please check their website for more details.

Venue: Guildford Spectrum, Parkway, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1UP

Dates:

Fortnite-Inspired Workshop: 6+ years, 29 May

Circus Acrobatics with breakdance Workshop: 6 to 12 years, 30 May

Greatest Showman Adventure Camp: 5 to 15 years, 30 May

Frozen Workshop: 3 to 7 years, 8 April, 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Minions and Mayhem Workshop: 3 to 7 years, 28 May

Moana Workshop: 3 to 7 years, 28 May

Price: 1 hour workshop: £8

1.5 hour workshop: £12

2 hour workshop: £16

Contact: Bookings can be made in person at Guildford Spectrum at Customer Services, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5.00pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm or by telephoning (01483) 443322, option 3

Email: admin@synergydance.co.uk

 

Ash Manor Sports Centre

Greatest Showman Adventure Camp,

Tuesday 28 May, 11:00am to 1:00pm

Explore a range of circus and acrobatic skills, with music from the smash hit film - learn acrobatics and circus tricks and finish with a freestyle snow disco. Workshop includes dance, acrobatics, scarves, ribbons, streamers, twirling rod sticks and juggling balls. Street dance also included.

Circus Skills/Acro Workshop,

Tuesday 28 May, 1:15pm to 3:15pm

Love "The Next Step"? Explore Acro Dance through movements such as bear walks, forward rolls and log rolls and progress to cartwheels, walkovers and handstands. Teachers use progression and mindfulness to transform basic postures, transitions, tumbling and limbering into beautiful routines to up to date, fun music. Suitable for complete beginners. Synergy Dance® is an approved studio for the Acrobatic Arts.

Age: 5 to 12 years

Venue: Ash Manor Sports Centre, Manor Road, Ash, Surrey, GU12 6QH

Price: £20 per session

£35 combo ticket

Contact: Bookings for the Holiday Workshops can be made in person at Customer Services, Monday to Friday from 9am to 5.00pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm or by telephoning (01252) 325484, or contact: admin@synergydance.co.uk

Website: Synergy Dance

 


 

May Half Term at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village

Let your imagination take you to the Moon and back this May half term. Make your own lunar landscape in creative workshops and hear stories from many moons ago.

Age: 2 to 12 years

Venue: Watts Gallery - Artists' Village, Down Lane, Guildford, Surrey, GU3 1DQ

Dates: Saturday 25 May to Sunday 2 June, 10.30am to 5:00pm

Price: Standard admission £11.50, under-18s go free

Contact:

Tel: 01483 810235

Email: info@wattsgallery.org.uk

Web: Watts Gallery

 


 

Family Fun Day

A free family event at Guildford Cathedral including craft activities, art, and an opportunity to explore the Cathedral

Age: All ages welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult

Venue: Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford, GU2 7UP

Dates: Wednesday 29 May, 10:00am to 12:30pm

Price: Free

Contact: Becki Hartley, Head of Family Engagement and Schools

Email: familyengagement@guildford-cathedral.org

Tel: 01483 547880

Web: Guildford Cathedral

 


 

Theatrical Makeup - Arabian Nights

Work with professional makeup artist Rose Perry to create fantastic, Arabian Nights inspired looks in a variety of styles. Then see your creations come to life on stage by trying out your skills in our dance in a day participants, ready for a performance at the end of the day.

Age: Suitable for ages 11 - 16

Venue: G Live, London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2AA

Dates: Thursday 30 May, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Price: £40

Contact: G Live

Tel: 01483 369 350

Web: GLive

 


 

Musical Moments

Fancy yourself as a Broadway star? Join us for a day of singing some of your favourite show tunes in our Musical Moments choir. Learn a variety of different exercises and vocal techniques with trained professionals, before taking to our main stage to make a live recording of your tunes to share with family and friends!

Songs that will be taught during the day are: If Only You Would Listen - School of Rock; Revolting Children - Matilda; A Million Dreams - The Greatest Showman

Age: Suitable for ages 8 to 14

Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2AA

Dates: Wednesday 29 May, 10:00am to 5:00pm

Price: £40

Contact: GLive

Tel: 01483 369 350

Web: GLive

 


 

Game Design and Programming

In this new course the children will work individually to design and programme their own 3D video game using a piece of software called Kodu. They will be taught Kodu's When + Do programming logic and will make a number of games that they can install and play on a PC at home. They will use an Xbox controller (which will be supplied) to operate the software and play the games. Attendees will need to bring their own windows laptop, or let the organisers know if they don't have access to one.

Age: Suitable for ages 7 to 12

Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2AA

Dates: Tuesday 28 May, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Price: £35

Contact: GLive

Tel: 01483 369 350

Web: GLive

 


 

Comedy Improv Masterclass

Want to make yourself and new friends laugh all day long? This improv comedy workshop, run by DDG Improv, taps into your imagination and creativity while you take part in a whole heap of improvisation games.

Together we'll make up stories, invent characters, play verbal word puzzles and practise classic improvisation techniques. Optional show-back at the end of the day.

Age: Suitable for ages 7 to 12

Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2AA

Dates: Friday 31 May, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Price: £35

Contact: GLive

Tel: 01483 369 350

Web: GLive

 


 

Brainiac Live!

Based on the multi-award winning TV show, Brainiac Live! will take you on a breathless ride through the wild world of the weird and wonderful. Expect exploding dustbins, combusting microwaves and loads of live daredevil stunts.

Age: Suitable for over-8s

Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2AA

Dates: Monday 27 May at 2pm

Prices: Adult: £20.50, Child: £18.50, Family: £72.00, Concessions: £18.50

Contact: GLive

Tel: 01483 369 350

Web: GLive

 


 

Dance in a Day - Arabian Nights

Come with us on a magic carpet ride and with our Arabian Nights inspired routine, taught by Nicky from The Dance Movement. Finish off your look with dazzling make-up created by our make-up participants, before performing in front of an invited audience.

Age: Suitable for ages 7 to 12

Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2AA

Dates: Thursday 30 May, 10:00am to 4:00pm

Price: £35

Contact: GLive

Tel: 01483 369 350

Web: GLive

 


 

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Do you love comedy at GLive? Then bring the family! Comedy Club 4 Kids gives you cracking entertainment for everyone over six years old and under 400 years old. We have the best comedians from the UK and world circuit doing what they do best... but without the rude bits!

Age: Suitable for ages 6 to 11 and their grown ups

Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2AA

Dates: Saturday 1 June, 3:00pm

Price: Tickets: £11.50, Family Offer: £38.00 (minimum of 1 adult)

Contact: GLive

Tel: 01483 369 350

Web: GLive

 


 

Let's All Dance - The Ugly Duckling

Feeling different, teased by his friends and not accepted by his family, the Ugly Duckling is sad and lonely. Through a series of adventures he soon learns who he really is and his family realises it does not matter what you look like but how good your heart is.

Age: All ages

Venue: The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford, GU1 4SZ

Dates: Saturday 1 June 2019 at 11:00am

Price: £8 to £9.50

Contact: Electric theatre, Box Office

Tel: 01483 501200

Email: Boxoffice@electric.theatre

Web: Electric Theatre

 


 

Boogie Pumps Theatre Camp

If you've got a little one who loves singing, dancing and acting, why not book them a place at one of our Boogie Pumps Theatre Camps? Your children will learn new skills, be engaged, have fun and make friends.

Age: 4 to 12 years

Venue: Tillingbourne School, Chilworth, GU4 8NB

Dates: 29 and 30 May

Price: From £35

Contact: Hannah Frederick

Tel: 01428 606821

Email: hannah@boogiepumps.co.uk

Web: Boogie Pumps Theatre Camps

 


 

Plant Explorer Crafts

Glue sticks at the ready! Create crafts inspired by nature and exploring. Perfect for little people of all ages. Come and join these half-term sessions, led by our friendly team of volunteers.

Age: 3 to 12 years old

Venue: Claremont Landscape Garden, Portsmouth Road, Esher, KT10 9JG

Dates: 28 to 31 May

Price: Normal admission prices apply, plus £1.50 per craft

Contact: Eleanor Nicklin

Tel: 01372 467806

Web: Claremont Landscape Garden

 


 

'Duckie' by Le Gateau Chocolat

Duckie is a reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling, with a message of respect and self-acceptance at its core.

Age: All ages

Venue: The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford, GU1 4SZ

Dates: Tuesday 28 May 2019 at 2:00pm

Price: £12

Contact: Electric Theatre, Box Office

Tel: 01483 501200

Email: Boxoffice@electric.theatre

Web: Electric Theatre