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Art, dance, music and drama

Make friends, get creative and enjoy some holiday fun.

The Nutcracker - A Family Musical 
Most suitable for 4 year olds and over

When Clara is given a nutcracker in the shape of a handsome Prince, little does she know that she and her brother Fritz are about to be drawn into a great adventure.
Venue: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford, GU1 3UX
Dates: Thursday 7 to Saturday 9 December
Contact: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Tel: 01483 440000
Email: boxoffice@yvonne-arnaud.co.uk
Web:  Yvonne Arnaud



Santa Claus and the Magical Christmas Journey
2 year olds and over

It's Christmas Eve, and Santa Claus is flying high above the clouds delivering presents to all the very good boys and girls around the world. Hiding in the back are two naughty elves, Charlie and Kara, who have snuck on board for the ride...
Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, GU1 2AA
Dates: Friday 8 to Sunday 24 December
Contact: GLive
Tel: 01483 369350
Email: ticketing@glive.co.uk
Web:  GLive



Dick Whittington
Most suitable for 4 year olds and over

Join the pantomime gang on its magical, swashbuckling search for fame and fortune. Bag the best seats in the house by getting your family Christmas outing in the diary now.
Venue: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford, GU1 3UX
Dates: Friday 8 December to Sunday 7 January
Contact: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Tel: 01483 440000
Email: yat@yvonne-arnaud.co.uk
Web:  Yvonne Arnaud



A Christmas Carol
For all the family

A magical youth theatre production of the Charles Dickens' classic.
Venue: The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford, GU1 4SZ
Dates: Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 December
Contact: The Electric Theatre
Tel: 01483 501200
Web:  Electric Theatre



Wendy and Peter Pan
Most suitable for 4 year olds and over

Join the Yvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre for a magical adventure of fairies, pirates and the mischievous Peter Pan. Follow Wendy as she learns what it means to grow up.
Venue: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford, GU1 3UX
Dates: Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 December
Contact: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Tel: 01483 440000
Email: boxoffice@yvonne-arnaud.co.uk
Web:  Yvonne Arnaud



Aladdin Pantomime on Ice
All the family

Arabian adventures with a Bollywood twist come to Guildford this December with Spectrum's annual ice pantomime. This adaptation of a classic story promises to have all the ingredients of a truly spectacular family treat.
Venue: Guildford Spectrum, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Dates: Friday 15 to Sunday 17 December
Contact: Guildford Spectrum
Tel: 01483 443322
Web:  Guildford Spectrum



A Christmas Carol 
Most suitable for 12 year olds and over

A host of Dickensian characters come to life in this special adaptation, from spectral Jacob Marley, to loving Tiny Tim and of course, the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.
Venue: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford, GU1 3UX
Dates: Wednesday 20 to Tuesday 26 December
Contact: Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Tel: 01483 440000
Email: yat@yvonne-arnaud.co.uk
Web: Yvonne Arnaud



Santa's Christmas Wish
2 to 7 year olds

Join a fun, festive, musical adventure. Every child will receive a present in our popular meet, greet and treat, after the most Christmassy show ever!
Venue: The Electric Theatre, Onslow Street, Guildford, GU1 4SZ
Date: Friday 22 December
Contact: The Electric Theatre
Tel: 01483 501200
Web:  Electric Theatre



The Nutcracker 
Any age

Combining classical training and technique, with the best-loved Russian ballets, Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet's performances have an air of magic, complemented by a full orchestra and outstanding soloists who will take your breath away!
Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, GU1 2AA
Dates: Tuesday 26 December at 2.30pm and Wednesday 27 December at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Contact: GLive
Tel: 01483 369350
Email: ticketing@glive.co.uk
Web:  GLive



Giselle 
All ages

Combining classical training and technique, with the best-loved Russian ballets, Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet's performances have an air of magic, complemented by a full orchestra and outstanding soloists who will take your breath away!
Venue: GLive, London Road, Guildford, GU1 2AA
Date: Thursday 28 December, 2.30pm
Contact: GLive
Tel: 01483 369350
Email: ticketing@glive.co.uk
Web:  GLive


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'. 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: Friday 22 December, 2.15pm to 3.15pm
Contact: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: info@guildfordspectrum.co.uk / info@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Guildford Spectrum and 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
Date: Monday 22 December, 3.30pm to 4.30pm
Contact: Tel: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: info@guildfordspectrum.co.uk / info@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Guildford Spectrum and Synergy Dance



Glow in the Dark Christmas Party 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
Date: Monday 22 December, 4.30pm to 5.30pm
Contact: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: info@guildfordspectrum.co.uk / info@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Guildford Spectrum and Synergy Dance



Synergy Yoga™
6 to 12 year olds

A Synergy Yoga class is the perfect pause in between the hectic worlds of school, friends and socialising. Relax and unwind in our fun introduction to Yoga, Pilates and mindfulness. The class is an excellent way to relieve stress, recharge and learn new skills. Build core stability, resistance and toning, improve your posture and well-being. Participants are often so relaxed it takes a while to leave the class!
Venue: Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Date: Thursday 28 December, 1.15pm to 2.15pm
Contact: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: info@guildfordspectrum.co.uk / info@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Guildford Spectrum and Synergy Dance



Smurf Synergy Dance Mix workshop
5 year olds and over

Party for all you are worth, come along and dance with our Smurf... dance to much loved Smurf songs from the hit movie. Learn a fabulous mix of dance styles from Breakdance and Street to Disco - workshop includes blue face paint, games and mini-snow disco.
Venue: Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex, Parkway, Guildford, GU1 1UP
Date: Thursday 28 December, 2.45pm to 3.45pm
Contact: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: info@guildfordspectrum.co.uk / info@synergydance.co.uk
Web: Guildford Spectrum and Synergy Dance



Glow in the Dark Breakdance and Street workshop
5 year olds and over

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
Date: Friday 29 December, 2pm to 3.30pm
Contact: 01483 44 33 22 option 4 to book
Email: info@guildfordspectrum.co.uk / info@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 Monday to Saturday - baby classes, toddler classes and postnatal 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