We are a community, not-for-profit theatre group, occupying a professionally designed theatre space. We produce a variety of shows, year-round, as well as showcasing affiliate groups on our stage. We have a thriving group for youngsters (Nomes Youth Theatre), a regular community lunch & speaker event (Prompt Corner – get involved by emailing), the amazing annual event Play In A Week and plenty of opportunities to socialise at a Club Night, social event.

The Dorking Group of Artists meets on Tuesday afternoons at Beare Green Village Hall from September through to Easter.  Membership is open to artists of all abilities, from beginner to professional and costs just £25 per calendar year. The activities programme is varied and includes workshops and demonstrations. 
(Outdoor painting and sketching during the summer months). 

Otters Pool Studio

As a picture framer for more than 45 years, we can assist you with all aspects of picture, memorabilia and object framing from our workshop at the Mayford Centre, between Guildford and Woking. SERVICE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, bookable from our website.

Founded in 1998 by Wasfi Kani OBE, Grange Park Opera has staged more than 50 operas, including the acclaimed productions of RusalkaTristan und IsoldePeter Grimes, and Fiddler on the Roof with Bryn Terfel at the BBC Proms.

Grange Park Opera held their last season at The Grange, in Hampshire, in 2016.

In 2017 the company relocated to West Horsley Place, Surrey. West Horsley Place is a 300-acre estate with a glorious, sprawling 15th century house surrounded by formal gardens with secret corners, aged trees, box hedges and a majestic crinkle crankle wall.

The house was inherited in 2015 by author and broadcaster Bamber Gascoigne from his aunt Mary, Duchess of Roxburghe. He gifted the estate to the Mary Roxburghe Trust.

01962 737360

https://grangeparkopera.co.uk/about/

The Society exists to provide exhibition opportunities for our members, to encourage interaction and exchange of ideas and to promote a greater appreciation of sculpture within society. The consistent quality of our artists is reflected in the prestigious venues that host our exhibitions, year on year.

www.surreysculpture.org.uk

AppArt was founded in 2012 by Evelyn & Gwyn Phillips to encourage interest in the visual arts in the Surrey area. They hold an annual exhibition at Prior’s Field School  and smaller events at their Grayswood Studio. They have been curating exhibitions for over 20 years.

01428648393

Our mission at The Guildford Institute is to provide an educational, cultural and social community hub in the heart of Guildford offering a special place for people of all backgrounds to meet, learn and explore.

01483 562142

www.guildford-institute.org.uk

Guildford Art Society began in 1923 and has a current membership of 251 artists practising and non-practising, amateur and professional. The Society offers a full programme of demonstrations, talks, workshops and two exhibitions annually and is a social as well as creative organisation.

We were established to encourage the visual arts, painting, sculpture and crafts. To that end the Committee arranges demonstrations, outdoor painting days, workshops and exhibitions. Members also get together informally and organise their own events, social and craft related. 

+44 1483 568466

www.guildfordartsociety.co.uk

Guildford Opera has been performing opera and operetta for over 40years, at venues in Guildford, most recently at the Electric Theatre. Working with experienced music and stage directors, we seek to achieve a high musical and dramatic standards. We attract many young soloists who go on to have successful careers in both UK and international opera houses.

We  rehearse every Wednesday evening (mainly term time) from 7.30 to 10pm at Merrow Methodist Church Hall, Bushy Hill Drive, Guildford, GU1 2SH.  For more information, contact our membership secretary at memgoc@guildfordopera.com or visit our website at www.guildfordopera.com .

The company is run by its members, who are responsible for all aspects of performance both on and off stage. If you think you would prefer to help behind the scenes, as backstage crew, set building and painting, costumes, props, publicity etc – then you will be equally welcome.

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