From The Nutcracker to Aladdin Panto, there is lots to enjoy at Cranleigh Arts this month. Oh yes there is! Doors open 45 mins before evening events, so why not head down early and pick up a drink before the show? You are welcome to bring refreshments purchased on the premises into the auditorium to enjoy during the performance.
Music: The Cranleigh Community Choir & Friends Christmas Show
Thursday 5 December, 8pm
The Cranleigh Community Choir & Friends Christmas Show is no ordinary choral show! It’s a true variety show with dancers, soloists, instrumentalists, duos and, of course, the choir. Highly entertain-ing and guaranteed to put you in the festive mood, the Community Choir Christmas Show is a fan-tastic event for all the family.
£9 adult, £7 under 12s
Music: Paul Lamb & The King Snakes
Friday 6 December, 8pm
Known around the world as a foremost blues harmonica exponent, Paul Lamb is forging himself a place in the history books as one of the greatest players of our time. Having been inducted into the British Blues Awards Hall of Fame Paul continues to bring his infectious brand of soulful blues to his fans around the globe.
Family Show: Aladdin Panto
Sunday 8 December, 11am & 2pm
Help Aladdin with the help of his Mum, Widow Twankey, beat the evil Abazanzar to the magic lamp and win the hand of Princess Jasmine. ‘Aladdin’ promises to be our funniest and most spectacular pantomime ever!
£14.50 adult, £12 child, £48 family of 4
Lunchtime concert: Violin & Piano
Tuesday 10 December, 1pm
Sarah McKenna (violin) and Nao Maebayashi (piano) present:
Brahms Violin Sonata in G major Op 78 (28’) / Tango Por Una Cabeza arr John Williams (5’). Part of a new series of free lunchtime concerts for the winter months.
Free admission, with a retiring collection. No booking necessary!
ROH Live: Coppélia
Tuesday 10 December, 7.15pm
Thursday 19 December, 7.15pm
A classic returns to The Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppélia – a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls. The intricate choreography is set to Delibes’ delightful score and shows off the technical precision and comedic timing of the whole Company.
£19.75, £15.50 under 25s
Music: Five Star Swing at Christmas
Wednesday 11 December, 7.30pm
Swing ‘n’ sing-along into Christmas with the unique Swing Time Christmas show – as featured at London’s Leicester Square Theatre. Enjoy your favourite Christmas songs with the Big Band treatment. From Glenn Miller, Sinatra, Basie and Nat King Cole!
£19.50, £18 under 25s
Saturday 14 December, 8pm
Pulse specialise in playing the music of Pink Floyd, with a set to satisfy any Floyd fan including songs from “Dark Side of the Moon”, “Wish you Were Here”, “Animals”, “The Wall”, “The Division Bell” and other albums, including some from Pink Floyd’s early days of the late 1960s.
£18 Early bird offer: first 50 tickets £16!
ROH Live: The Nutcracker
Tuesday 17 December, 7.15pm
The Royal Ballet’s Nutcracker, is the production par excellence of an all-time ballet favourite. It is Christmas Eve and Herr Drosselmeyer the magician sweeps young Clara away on a fantasy adven-ture in which time is suspended. Approx running time: 2hrs 15min
£19.75, £15.50 under 25s
BOX OFFICE INFORMATION
01483 278000 (Tues-Sat 10am-4.30pm) or visit www.cranleighartscentre.org