Cranleigh Arts Centre – April 2022

Bootleg Boss: Friday 1st, 8pm – £18
Bootleg Boss are a UK based seven-piece band that perform the classic songs of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band. Formed in 2012 this accomplished and exciting Live Band feature Kev Jamieson as the vocal-singing, guitar-playing, harmonica-blowing, band-leading, audience-engaging, dance-inducing, singalong-inspiring Boss. If you were born to run down backstreets, across badlands and to go dancing in the dark in a brilliant disguise, Bootleg Boss is the band you need to see.

Silver Clay Workshop: Saturday 2nd, 10am–1.30pm – £90
Learn to turn precious metal clay into a lovely fine silver pendant cast from flowers, acorns, cones, leaves – or, if you prefer from intricate buttons. Once fired, the clay binder is burned off. It’s a magical alchemical process and quite addictive!

Adam Heron Lunchtime Concert: Wednesday 6th, 1pm – Free Admission / Retiring Collection
Adam’s recent collaborative engagements include a tour of his native Hong Kong with British cellist Jamie Walton, and his New York debut alongside the Nigerian-American soprano Francesca Chiejina. Adam has performed as a concerto soloist with the lauded Chineke! Orchestra, and he has worked with eminent conductors such as Jonathon Heyward, David Curtis, and Pete Harrison. In 2019 he founded his own chamber orchestra, The Boyce Camerata, which he has since co-directed with the Moroccan conductor Yassine Taoudi Benchekroun.

Still Water: Thursday 7th, 8pm – £9 Adult, £8 Friend, £6 under 25s
Stillwater follows Bill Baker, an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma who travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, in prison for a murder she claims she did not commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences, and a complicated legal system, Bill builds a new life for himself in France as he makes it his personal mission to exonerate his daughter.

Glenn Wool – The Tiny Kings of Winter: Friday 8th, 8pm – £15
Glenn aims his mind’s eye back over the last 4 years of tumultuous change. Dredging laughs from memories as he contemplates the sheer speed in which it all shifted into something so different. He burned his party lifestyle to the ground and from the ashes emerged a phoenix of personal responsibility that includes a wife, two kids and a nice little house in the country side.

The History of Soul: Saturday 9th, 7.30pm – £22
We introduce you to THE HISTORY OF SOUL and the smash hits of the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Featuring songs that achieved global success from artists such as Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, The Temptations and many more, there’s something for everybody in a night that has the audience dancing to the captivating grooves from the very first note of the performance. The 9 piece band of exceptional musicians and charismatic performers deliver the passionate raspy and searing vocal intensity of the rhythm and blues and gospel sounds that epitomises Soul.

The Supersonic Science Show: Wednesday 13th, 10.30–11.30 and 1.30–2.30 – £7
An action packed and fun-filled show. Enjoy one hour of back to back brilliant science experiments with everything from flying potatoes, electrifying Barbie, exploding cotton, glowing gherkins, the flying magic carpet to giant smoke rings! An interactive show for the whole family, not to be missed.

ROH Screening of La Traviata: Tuesday 19th, 7pm – £19.75, £15.50 Under 25s
19th-century Paris is a place of contrasts; glamour and superficiality, love and lust, life and death. Courtesan Violetta sings some of Verdi’s most acclaimed arias including the joyous ‘Sempre libera’, in her poignant and passionate encounters with Alfredo and Germont. Richard Eyre’s production for The Royal Opera recently celebrated 25 years on the Royal Opera House stage and this year returns with acclaimed opera star Pretty Yende as Violetta.

NT Live (Encore) Henry V (12A): Thursday 21st, 7pm – £17.50, £14.50 Under 25s
Kit Harington plays the title role in Shakespeare’s thrilling study of nationalism, war and the psychology of power. Fresh to the throne, King Henry V launches England into a bloody war with France. When his campaign encounters resistance, this inexperienced new ruler must prove he is fit to guide a country into war. Captured live from the Donmar Warehouse in London, this exciting modern production directed by Max Webster explores what it means to be English and our relationship to Europe, asking: do we ever get the leaders we deserve?

Damir Durmanovic (Piano): Friday 22nd, 7.30pm – £16, £10 Under 25s, £8 Live Stream
As an internationally sought-after performer, Damir Durmanovic has performed in venues and festivals including the Wigmore Hall, Champs Hill Studios, YPF Festival Amsterdam, Wimbledon Music Festival, Renia Sofia Audotorium Madrid, Gstaad Menuhin Festival, Derby Multifaith Center, Flusserei Flums, ‘Ballenlager’ Vaduz. He has won prizes in numerous international competitions including The Beethoven Intercollegiate Junior Competition in London, Adilia Alieva International Piano Competition in Geneva and Isidor Bajic International Piano Competition in Novi Sad.

Cranleigh ECO Festival: Saturday 23rd, 10am – 4pm – £2 entry on the door
Cranleigh ECO Festival is a celebration of all the wonderful eco-friendly initiatives and businesses that are already here in our village, as well as an opportunity to buy eco-friendly artisan goods, vegan food delights, hear talks and get information on what you can do to work towards a more sustainable lifestyle. There will also be an exhibition of the entries to our Cranleigh schools competition in the Gallery, plus the winners of “What Nature Means to Me” will be announced.

Climbing Blind (12A): Thursday 28th, 8pm – £9 Adult, £8 Friend, £6 Under 25s
The incredible story of Jesse Dufton as he attempts to be the first blind person to lead a climb of the Old Man of Hoy, a sea stack with sheer cliff faces rising out of the sea in Scotland. Jesse was born with 20 per cent central vision. At four years of age, Jesse was diagnosed with retinal pigmentosa, a rare genetic disease that breaks down the retina’s cells.

Kids’ Craft: Saturday 30th, Ages 3 – 6, 10am – 11am, Ages 7 – 11, 11.15am – 12 noon – £8 per session
Make amazing creative artworks to keep and treasure in a fun creative workshop led by artist Miriana D’Ambrosio.

Tickets available for both online stream and in person audiences available at or by calling our Box Office on 01483 278000 (Tues-Sat 10am-4pm)

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