Cranleigh Arts Centre – January 2020

Plenty to enjoy at your local arts centre this year. Here is our January schedule. 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.

Event Cinema: André Rieu – 70 Years Young
Saturday 4 January, 7pm & Sunday 5 January, 3pm

70 Years Young is André’s ultimate concert featuring musical highlights chosen by the maestro himself from his illustrious career so far. Bring your friends and kick off the New Year together in style, in the com-fort of the cinema, with the most wonderful music from the birthday boy – the King of Waltz! Hip hip hoo-ray!
£17.50, £14.50 under 25s

Film: The Biggest Little Farm (PG)
Thursday 9 January, 8pm

Uplifting, educational, and entertaining, The Biggest Little Farm chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. “Joyful in all the best ways. It’s utterly and completely beautiful” First Showing
£8.25; £7.25 Friends; £5.50 under 25s

Film: The Lion King (PG) Relaxed Screening
Saturday 11 January, 2pm

Disney’s all-new live action Lion King journeys to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival.
£8.25; £7.25 Friends; £5.50 under 25s

Classical: Lunchtime Concert: Raya Kostova (piano)
Tuesday 14 January, 1pm

Raya Kostova grew up in Varna, Bulgaria and was awarded a scholarship to study at the Royal Academy of Music (BMus) and later at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, from where she obtained a first class PGADip and won numerous awards. Duration approx 40 mins.
Free admission, with retiring collection. No booking necessary.

Event Cinema: NT Encore: Present Laughter
Tuesday 14 January, 7pm

Matthew Warchus directs Andrew Scott in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter. As he prepares to embark on an overseas tour, star actor Garry Essendine’s colourful life is in danger of spiralling out of control. Engulfed by an escalating identity crisis as his many and various relationships compete for his attention, Garry’s few remaining days at home are a chaotic whirlwind of love, sex, panic and soul-searching.
£17.50, £14.50 under 25s

Event Cinema: ROH Live: The Sleeping Beauty
Thursday 16 January, 7.15pm

This production of The Sleeping Beauty has been delighting audiences in Covent Garden since 1946. A clas-sic of Russian ballet, it established The Royal Ballet both in its new home after World War II and as a world class company. Sixty years later, in 2006, the original staging was revived, returning Oliver Messel’s won-derful designs and glittering costumes to the stage. Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score and Petipa’s original choreography beautifully combine with sections created for The Royal Ballet. Approx running time: 3hr.
£19.75, £15.50 under 25s

Live Music: Wilson & Wakeman
Friday 17 January, 8pm

Featuring Damian on vocals and acoustic guitar and Adam on piano, vocals and acoustic guitar, Wilson & Wakeman are back! Best known as the keyboard and guitar player with Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath, Adam has released 9 albums with father Rick Wakeman and 4 solo albums. Damian is widely known for bands like Headspace.

Kids’ Craft: Air Balloon Lanterns
Saturday 18 January, 2pm – 3pm

Create your own hot air balloon lantern in a fun creative workshop led by local artist Miriana D’ambrosio. All materials provided. Suitable for ages 5+
£6 per child

Classical: Mengyang Pan (piano)
Friday 24 January, 7.30pm

Pianist Mengyang Pan is the winner of prestigious competitions and performs in some of the best venues throughout the UK. For Cranleigh she will perform: Beethoven Sonata in F minor, “Appassionata” Op. 57 Allegro assai; Andante con moto; Allegro ma non troppo. Liszt Rhapsodie Espanole. Debussy Nocturne and Humoresque op. 10. Prokofiev Suite Bergamasque. Prelude; Menuet; Clair de lune; Passpied. Chopin Variations on “La ci darem la mano”
£15, £10 under 25s

Live Music: Leather & Lace
Saturday 25 January, 7.30pm

A dynamic new show bringing all those Classic Rock Anthems and Power Ballads you know and love to the Cranleigh stage. Presented by a 7-piece rock band featuring some of the finest musicians & singers on the circuit today. A show for all ages that will have you singing along to every song! £18.50

Workshop: 6 Week Pottery Course
Tuesday 28 January – 3 March, 2pm – 4.30pm

Our six week pottery courses are aimed at all levels that encourage you to express your creativity in clay! Our beautiful pottery has up to date and extensive tools and equipment to help create your masterpieces whether that be on the potter’s wheel or making with a wide variety of hand-building techniques. £180

Event Cinema: ROH Live: La bohème
Wednesday 29 January, 7.45pm

Puccini’s opera of young love in 19th-century Paris is packed with beautiful music, including lyrical arias, celebratory choruses for Act II’s evocation of Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter and a poignant final scene over which the composer himself wept. Richard Jones’s character-led production perfectly captures La bohème’s mixture of comedy, romance and tragedy, with striking designs by Stewart Laing. Sung in Italian with subtitles.
Approx running time: 2hrs 30min
£19.75, £15.50 under 25s

Film: Mrs Lowry and Son (PG)
Thursday 30 January, 8pm

Beloved British artist L.S. Lowry (Timothy Spall) lived all his life with his over-bearing mother Elizabeth (Vanessa Redgrave). Bed-ridden and bitter, Elizabeth actively tried to dissuade her bachelor son from pur-suing his artistic ambitions, whilst never failing to voice her opinion at what a disappointment he was to her.
£8.25; £7.25 Friends; £5.50 under 25s

Theatre: Choice Grenfell
Friday 31 January, 7.30pm

Kick In The Head (Old Herbaceous, Three Men in a Boat) are proud to present a celebration of the 40th an-niversary of the loss of the wonderful comedienne and monologist, Joyce Grenfell. A wonderful tribute featuring some of the best of Joyce’s hilarious songs and monologues including Stately as a Galleon, School Nativity Play, A Terrible Worrier and First Flight.

01483 278000 (Tues-Sat 10am-4.30pm) or visit

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