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Art, dance, music and drama

Make friends, get creative and enjoy some holiday fun.

February half term at Watts Gallery - Artists' Village
For all ages

Join us this February half term for a fun-filled week of activities, workshops and events, including making Allingham-inspired terracotta tealight cottages, guided family tours of Limnerslease, and more.
Venue: Watts Gallery - Artists' Village, Down Lane, Compton, GU3 1DQ
Dates: Tuesday 13 to Sunday 18 February
Contact: Watts Gallery
Tel: 01483 810235
Email: info@wattsgallery.org.uk



Play in a Day
7 year olds and over

Play in a Day is our famous, crazy and brilliant six hour challenge for budding actors. 10am to 4pm.
Venue: The Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford, GU1 3UX
Dates: 7 to 12 year olds: Monday 12 February and Tuesday 13 February
12 years +: Wednesday 14 February
Contact: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Youth Office
Tel: 01483 565191
Web: Yvonne Arnaud



Hans Christian Andersen: The Ugly Duckling and Other Tales
3 to 9 year olds

With tales of friendship, love and plenty of silliness, there is something for everyone in this brand new production, guaranteed to captivate the child in all of us.
Venue: The Mill Studio, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford, GU1 3UX
Dates: Saturday 24 February
Contact: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Tel: 01483 440000
Web: Yvonne Arnaud



Moonbrella Theatre Experience
18 months to 4 years

A multi-sensory theatre experience created for very young children and their parents/carers. Moonbrella is an adventure story featuring plenty of interactive moments; songs, sounds, signing, silliness and of course umbrellas! Shows are followed by a discovery and explore session.
Venue: St. Paul's Children's Centre and Infant school, The Cardinals, Tongham, GU10 1EF
Date: Wednesday 14 February, 10am and 2pm
Contact: St Paul's Children's Centre and Infant School
Tel: 01252 400222
Email: cc@stpaulstongham.com



Glisten
0 to 18 months

A Daniel Naddafy production for 0-18 months. Glisten is an interactive performance for babies aged 0-18 months and their grown-ups. The audience are taken on a gentle and immersive journey, exploring the world of reflective materials, wrapped up in a soundscape of evocative yet laid-back music.
Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, GU1 2AA
Date: Saturday 10 February
Contact: GLive
Tel: 01483 369350
Email: ticketing@glive.co.uk
Web: GLive



Creative Orchestra with Patrick Bailey
8 to 14 year olds

Participants will spend two days with professional conductor and workshop leader Patrick Bailey, to create a brand new piece of music...from scratch! Participants need to have their own instrument.
Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, GU1 2AA
Dates: Monday 12 to Tuesday 13 February
Contact: GLive
Tel: 01483 369350
Email: ticketing@glive.co.uk
Web: GLive



The Gingerbread Man
3 year olds and over

Chase after our cheeky gingerbread hero as he sets off on the biggest adventure of his life! Out of the kitchen, through the town, across the fields and all the way to the river.
Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, GU1 2AA
Date: Wednesday 14 February
Contact: GLive
Tel: 01483 369350
Email: ticketing@glive.co.uk
Web: GLive



Bonkers Bake Off! Creative Writing with Rachel Barnett
7 to 11 year olds

Write some Ridiculous Recipes with playwright Rachel Barnett. Help us explore funny food in the footsteps of Roald Dahl and Lewis Caroll, and create your own Bonkers Bake-Off experience.
Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, GU1 2AA
Date: Friday 16 February
Contact: GLive
Tel: 01483 369350
Email: ticketing@glive.co.uk
Web: GLive



Arts Academy
10 to 13 year olds

A three day art-focused holiday club for kids, working with a diverse range of mediums. Each day the course will be run by a local artist working with a range of plastics, wood and acrylics.
Venue: The Lighthouse, 8-10 High Street, Woking, GU21 6BG
Dates: Tuesday 13 to Thursday 15 February
Contact: Nick Druce, Matrix Trust
Tel: 07590560223
Email: nickdruce@matrixtrust.com
Web: www.matrixtrust.com



Synergy Dance® Holiday Workshops

Synergy Dance® Frozen Workshop
3 to 7 year olds

Act, sing and dance with us as we explore the scenes and songs from the smash hit film, 'Frozen.' Learn and create dances to create this fantastic wonderland, complete with 'snow'. 3 year olds may be accompanied by an adult for stay and play or drop and collect.
Venue: Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Dates: Monday 12 February, 1.15pm to 2.15pm
Contact: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: admin@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Guildford Spectrum and Synergy Dance



Synergy Dance® Beauty & The Beast Musical
5 years plus

Explore the exciting world of Beauty and the Beast as we act, sing and dance to the songs. See if you can break the spell during our fun mix of games, challenges and adventures. Finish with a Beauty and the Beast Snow Disco to celebrate Belle's victory! Dressing up encouraged!
Venue: Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Date: Monday 12 February, 2.45pm to 3.45pm
Contact:
Tel: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: admin@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Guildford Spectrum and Synergy Dance



Synergy Dance® Minions and Mayhem
4 to 8 years olds

Dance to "Happy" and have "Fun, Fun, Fun" in our Minion themed dance workshop. Join our army of yellow minions and help us to win back the moon. Session includes movement, dance games, parachute fun, "Despicable Statues", "Despicable FootSteps" and "Battling the Minions". Finish with our Snow Disco to blast away the Purple Minions. Optional yellow or purple face paint to add to the fun.
Venue: Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Date: Monday 12 February, 4pm to 5pm
Contact: Tel: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: admin@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Guildford Spectrum and Synergy Dance



Synergy Dance® Circus Theme Acrobatics workshop
6 to 12 year olds

Love "The Next Step"? Try our fabulous Synergy Dance Acro workshop. Includes an introduction to basic dance technique as well as acrobatic postures, balances, limbering and tumbling skills.
Venue: Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Date: Wednesday 14 February, 1.15pm to 2.15pm
Contact: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: admin@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Guildford Spectrum and Synergy Dance



Synergy Cheerleading Workshop
6 to 12 year olds

Experience our action-packed cheerleading sessions with an expert cheerleading instructor. Learn Cheer moves, formations, routines and combos with optional stunts and lifts. No experience necessary, all pom poms provided.
Venue: Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Date: Wednesday 14 February, 2.30pm to 3.30pm
Contact: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: admin@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Guildford Spectrum and Synergy Dance



Trolls Synergy Dance Mix workshop
5 year olds and over

Party for all you are worth, come along and dance with our Trolls... dance to much loved songs from the hit movie. Learn a fabulous mix of dance styles from Breakdance and Street to Disco. The workshop includes face paint, games and mini-snow disco.
Venue: Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Date: Friday 16 February, 2pm to 3pm
Contact: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: admin@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Guildford Spectrum and Synergy Dance



Busylizzy Guildford
0 to 4 year olds and their parents

We run a timetable of over 25 classes per week from Monday to Saturday - antenatal and postnatal fitness classes, baby and toddler classes.
Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, GU1 2AA
Dates: Our classes continue all year round
Contact: Anna
Tel: 01483 610333
Email: guildford@busylizzy.co.uk
Web: Busylizzy Guildford



Sime Gallery half term family workshop
4 to 10 year olds

Spend a happy two hours painting, modelling with clay, drawing, enjoying drama, quizzes, biscuit decorating and face painting. £2 donation
Venue: Worplesdon Memorial Hall, Perry Hill, Worplesdon, GU3 3RF
Date: Thursday 15 February, 2pm to 4pm
Contact: The Sidney Sime Gallery
Tel: 01483 233869