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Art, dance, music and drama

Make friends, get creative and enjoy some holiday fun.

Guildford Heritage Hunt
4 to 11 year olds

We are making a giant scrapbook of life in Guildford in 2017. Drop in with a photograph of life in Guildford (school, family, sports etc) that we can copy to add to the scrapbook.
Venue: Guildford Museum, Castle Arch, Quarry Street, Guildford, GU1 3SX
Dates: Saturday 22 July to Sunday 3 September
Contact: Guildford Museum
Tel: 01483 444751
Email: heritageservices@guildford.gov.uk
Web:  Guildford Museum



Disney's Cinderella Kids: Guildford Summer Youth Project 2017
4 to 7 year olds

Work with a highly-skilled professional team and put on a show. Guildford Summer Youth Project offers the chance to perform a much-loved classic musical in a professional theatre.
Venue: The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford, GU1 4SZ
Dates: Monday 7 to Friday 11 August, from 9am to 12.30pm
Contact: Electric Theatre
Tel: 01483 444 789
Web:  Electric Theatre


 

Annie Kids: Guildford Summer Youth Project 2017
4 to 7 year olds

Work with a highly-skilled professional team and put on a show. Guildford Summer Youth Project offers the chance to perform a much-loved classic musical in a professional theatre.
Venue: The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford, GU1 4SZ
Dates: Monday 24 to Friday 28 July, from 9am to 12.30pm
Contact: Electric Theatre
Tel: 01483 444 789
Web:  Electric Theatre


 

Singin' in the Rain Jr. Guildford Summer Youth Project 2017
8 to 16 year olds

Work with a highly-skilled professional team and put on a show. Guildford Summer Youth Project offers the chance to perform a much-loved classic musical in a professional theatre.
Venue: The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford, GU1 4SZ
Dates: Monday 24 to Friday 28 July, from 10am to 5pm
Contact: Electric Theatre
Tel: 01483 444 789
Web:  Electric Theatre


 

Disney's Peter Pan Jr. Guildford Summer Youth Project 2017
8 to 16 year olds

Work with a highly-skilled professional team and put on a show. Guildford Summer Youth Project offers the chance to perform a much-loved classic musical in a professional theatre.
Venue: The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford, GU1 4SZ
Dates: Monday 7 to Friday 11 August, from 10am to 5pm
Contact: Electric Theatre
Tel: 01483 444 789
Web:  Electric Theatre


 

Jo Jingles goes to Treasure Island
1 to 7 year olds

Come with us to Treasure Island and join in with lots of singing, instrument playing and themed games and activities. Dress up as pirates and help Jo to find the treasure.
Venue: Onslow Village Hall (John's Hall), Wilderness Road, Guildford, GU2 7QR
Date: Wednesday 30 August from 10.15am to 11.30am
Contact: Wendy
Email: wendyjojingles@hotmail.com
Mobile: 07789 815755
Website: Jo Jingles
www.facebook.com/jojingles.com/guildford2godalming


 

G Live Creative Arts Week
7 to 16 year olds

This Summer's Creative Arts Week is inspired by all the fun of the circus. Over the course of the week, work with circus ensemble Silver Linings to learn skills in acrobatics, trapeze, hoop diving, street dance and much, much more.
Venue: G Live, London Road, Guildford, GU1 2AA
Date: Monday 7 to Friday 11 August
Contact: GLive
Tel: 01483 369350
Email: ticketing@glive.co.uk
Web:  GLive


 

Busylizzy Guildford
0 to 4 year olds and their parents

We run a timetable of over 25 classes per week Monday to Saturday - baby classes, toddler classes and mummy fitness 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


 

Synergy Dance® Holiday Workshops  

Synergy Dance® Minions and Mayhem
3 to 5 year 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. Includes movement, dance and games.
Venue: Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Dates: Wednesday 2 August from 1.15pm to 2.15pm
Wednesday 23 August from 2.30pm to 3.30pm
Tel: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: info@guildfordspectrum.co.uk / info@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Spectrum / Synergy Dance


 

Synergy Dance® Beauty & The Beast Musical
5 year olds and over

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.
Venue: Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Dates: Thursday 27 July from 1.15pm to 2.15pm
Monday 21 August from 1.15pm to 2.15pm
Tel: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: info@guildfordspectrum.co.uk / info@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Spectrum / Synergy Dance


 

Synergy Dance® Acrobatics Workshop - Circus Theme
6 to 12 year olds

Love "The Next Step"? Try our fabulous Synergy Dance Acro workshop. Includes intro to basic dance technique as well as acrobatic postures, balances, limbering and tumbling skills. Explore Acro Dance through basic movements such as bear walks, forward rolls and log rolls and progress to cartwheels, walkovers and handstands.
Venue: Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Dates: Tuesday 1 August from 1.15pm to 2.15pm
Monday 14 August from 1.15pm to 2.15pm
Tel: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: info@guildfordspectrum.co.uk / info@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Spectrum / Synergy Dance


 

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'. Three 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 24 July from 1.15pm to 2.15pm
Wednesday 23 August from 1.15pm to 2.15pm
Tel: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: info@guildfordspectrum.co.uk / info@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Spectrum / Synergy Dance


 

STAR WARS Theme Workshop
5 years plus

Does your child love to dance and dream of being a Jedi? Play Star Wars themed dance games and learn some dance/combat moves to prepare you for battle. Practise your light saber skills and dance to the songs from Star Wars. Enjoy the exciting atmosphere of free-styling in Space and re-live the Battle on the Ice Planet Hoth with our Space dance off and Snow Disco from the Frozen Planet.
Venue: Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Dates: Friday 28 July from 2.15pm to 3.15pm
Tel: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: info@guildfordspectrum.co.uk / info@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Spectrum / Synergy Dance


 

Glow in the Dark, Break Dance & Street Workshop
5 years plus

Glow in the dark while you groove to Street and Break Dance moves. "Light up your day" with our action-packed fun with glow in the dark paint, light sabers and more.
Suitable for all levels and abilities.
Venue: Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Dates: Friday 4 August, from 2.15pm to 3.15pm
Friday 18 August from 2.15pm to 3.15pm
Contact: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: info@guildfordspectrum.co.uk / info@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Spectrum / Synergy Dance


 

GSC Summer Drama Club: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7 to 13 year olds

In one action-packed week, we rehearse and perform our own version of the play, ending with an afternoon performance for friends and family.
Fee: £145
Venue: Onslow Village Hall, 4 Wilderness Rd, Guildford, GU2 7QR
Dates: Monday 7 to Friday 11 August, from 10am to 3.15pm
Contact: Guildford Shakespeare Company
Tel: 01483 301590
Email: education@guildford-shakespeare-company.co.uk
Web:  Guildford Shakespeare Company


 

GSC Summer Drama Club: Romeo and Juliet
12 to 18 year olds

In one action-packed week, we rehearse and perform our own version of the play, ending with an afternoon performance for friends and family.
Fee £145.
Venue: Onslow Village Hall, 4 Wilderness Rd, Guildford, GU2 7QR
Dates: Monday 31 July to Friday 4 August, from 10am to 4pm
Contact: Guildford Shakespeare Company
Tel: 01483 301590
Email: education@guildford-shakespeare-company.co.uk
Web:  Guildford Shakespeare Company




Open-air theatre: Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Ideal for 3 to 7 year olds

Join Blunderbus Theatre for a charming musical show based on the best-selling book by Anna Kemp. Discover the story of Biff the very special dog who wants to dance.
Venue: Hatchlands Park, East Clandon, GU4 7RT
Dates: Thursday 3 August from 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Contact: Hatchlands Park
Tel. 01483 222482 / bookings through Guildford TIC on 01483 444334
Email: hatchlands@nationaltrust.org.uk


 

Open-air theatre: Wind in the Willows
All the family

Immersion Theatre brings Ratty, Badger and Toad to life as the embark on an adventure of a lifetime. With music, songs and audience participation this promises to delight all ages.
Venue: Hatchlands Park, East Clandon, GU4 7RT
Dates: Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 August, 6pm to 8pm
Contact: Hatchlands Park
Tel. 01483 222482 / bookings through Guildford TIC on 01483 444334
Email: hatchlands@nationaltrust.org.uk


 

Maltings Marvellous Summer School
7 to 13 year olds

Five fantastic full days of mixed Maltings from dance to mime to drama to craft to music. Come for the whole week or just a day at a time (whole days only).
Venue: Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, GU9 7QR
Dates: Monday 31 July to Friday 4 August
Contact: Farnham Maltings Box Office
Tel: 01252 745444
Email: boxoffice@farnhammaltings.com
Web:  Farnham Maltings


 

Theatrebugs The Animal Games Summer Workshop
Suitable for 3.5 - 7 year olds

Squeaker the Mouse really wants to enter the Running Wheel Competition in the upcoming Animal Games. Silly William Wolf has other ideas; he wants Squeaker to just give up. Oh dear! Luckily Rover the Dog and Princess Skip are standing in the wings to cheer Squeaker on. Can the boys and girls help too? Five fun-filled days of acting, singing, dancing, dressing up and arts and crafts before hitting the stage.
Venues and dates: Daniel Hall, Long Garden Walk, Farnham, GU9 7HX from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July, 9am to 12pm
United Reformed Church, Bridge Road, Godalming, GU7 3DU from Monday 24 to Friday 28 July and Monday 31 July to Friday 4 August,  1.30pm to 4.30pm
Contact: Hannah, Theatrebugs
Tel: 01483 882244 / 07956 957385
Email: hannahmason@theatrebugs.co.uk
Web:  Theatrebugs