Cranleigh Arts Centre – October 2021

Following on from a busy first month back at the Arts Centre, we turn towards our Autumn season. Filled with more music, comedy and entertainment for the whole family, we hope to see you at as many of these events as possible!

Family: Puss in Boots – Saturday 9th October at 2:00pm. Tickets £10; Child £8
Would you trust a talking cat? You never know, he might turn you from a pauper to a prince just like the hero of this story, brought to vivid life on our incredible sloping stage. Using smoke and mirrors and hidden trapdoors we’ll show you how this sure-footed feline fools both the King and the Ogre to take his master all the way to the top. With a host of puppets, a working windmill and an avalanche of fruit and nuts come and see this classic furry tail, it’s the cat’s whiskers!

Classical Music: The De Beauvoir Trio – Wednesday 13th October at 7:30pm. Tickets £15; Under 25’s £10
The De Beauvoir Trio is a London-based ensemble formed in 2019 by violinist Enyuan Khong and cellist Charlotte Kaslin, with the recent addition of pianist Élisabeth Pion. The Trio explores music from a unique perspective, incorporating concepts from linguistics and literature studies to elevate their communication with one another and to the audience. The Trio is grateful for the mentorship of Andràs Keller, Adrian Brendel and Ursula Smith, as well as the guidance of Ronan O’Hora, John Myerscough and Edward Dusinberre.

Cinema: Love Sarah – Thursday 14th October at 8:00pm. Tickets £8.25; Under 25’s £5.50
Determined to fulfil her late mother’s dream of opening a bakery in charming Notting Hill, 19-year-old Clarissa enlists the help of her mother’s best friend Isabella and her eccentric estranged grandmother Mimi. These three generations of women will need to overcome grief, doubts and differences to honour the memory of their beloved Sarah while embarking on a journey to establish a London bakery filled with love, hope and colourful pastries from all over the world.

Cinema: SuperNova – Thursday 21st October at 8:00pm. Tickets £8.25; Under 25’s £5.50
Sam (Academy Award winner Colin Firth) and Tusker (Academy Award nominee Stanley Tucci), partners of twenty years, are traveling across England in their old camper van visiting friends, family and places from their past. Following a life-changing diagnosis, their time together has become more important than ever until secret plans test their love like never before.

Comedy: Cranleigh Comedy Club – Friday 22nd October at 7:30pm. Tickets £14
Join us for an evening of giggles, side-slaps and belly-laughs every other month at the Cranleigh Arts Centre. This month’s show we will be bringing you some of our favourite artists off the telly, some amazing support acts and an award-winning compere. Tonight’s line-up includes:
Jen Brister – Appeared on BBC2’s Live At The Apollo, The Now Show and The News Quiz
Ria Lina – As seen on BBC2’s Mock The Week
Josh Berry – As seen on BBC1’s Michael McIntyre’s Big Show
Nathan Cassidy – As seen on his 2020 show ‘Observational’.
Line-up maybe subject to change. Age Guidance: STRICTLY 14+ Likely to be swearing and adult content.

Community Project: Cranleigh Rotary Club Present: London Welsh Rugby Club Choir in Concert – Saturday 23rd October at 7:30pm. Tickets £15; Under 16’s £10
London Welsh Rugby Club has a long and illustrious history in the sport of Rugby Union both in Wales and England. Theu are thrilled to have been invited to what should be a wonderful evening in Cranleigh. Welsh Rugby and song go hand in hand and the choir’s performances reflect this. Formed in 2003 the choir has gone from strength to strength, with its 40-strong members kept firmly in line by musical director Michael Wyn Jones. Michael has been a member of the BBC Symphony Chorus and the 1998 Choir of the Year Exmoor Singers and is responsible for the development of the choir few could have predicted. THIS CONCERT IS SUPPORTING: Cranleigh Scouts, Cranleigh Guides, St Joseph’s Specialist School & College and Cranleigh Rotary Charity Fund.

Classical Music: Lunchtime Concert: Dinara Klinton – Tuesday 26th October at 1:00pm. Free Access
We welcome back Dinara Klinton to Cranleigh after her much-acclaimed performance here in September 2019, when she played Beethoven, Liszt and Prokofiev. She returns to Cranleigh with themes of Love, Nature and Russian culture including beautiful pieces by some lesser-known Russian composers.
Programme below:
Sergei Taneyev –
Prelude and Fugue op 29 8′
Anatoly Lyadov – Prelude op 11 3
Glinka arr.Balakirev – The Lark 5’
Nikolai Medtner – Two Fairy Tales op 54 A Bird’s Tail; Scherzo 7’. Sergei Rachmaninoff – Daisies, Lilacs, Elegy 11’
Alexander Scriabin – Sonata No 9 9’
Enjoy fine chamber music during daylight hours in our series of monthly lunchtime concerts. These performances offer a vibrant selection of performances by young international professionals in the intimate setting of our Jack Wagg auditorium. Seating will be informal and unallocated, and performances around 40 minutes long. Retiring cash collection for the classical concert series.

Live Music: Voodoo Room: A Night of Hendrix, Clapton and Cream – Saturday 30th October at 8:00pm. Tickets £15
Paying tribute to these legends of Blues/Rock are VOODOO ROOM.
A very welcome return to this stunning power trio featuring some of the UK’s finest musicians, who perform an incredible live show in the true spirit of these legendary superstars. No wigs, no gimmicks – simply great music played by great musicians! See and hear classics such as: Red House, White Room, Hey Joe, Sunshine Of Your Love, Purple Haze, Layla etc. Members of Voodoo Room have recorded and toured with Stevie Winwood, Massive Attack, Arthur Brown, and many other high-profile artists.

Workshop: Pottery with Shelley – Thursdays 7, 14, 21, 28 October, 6:30 – 9:00pm
Try your hand at throwing on one of our wheels or develop your throwing technique. Explore other processes such as press moulding, coiling and slab building. These workshops are suitable for beginners and returning students. Materials provided.

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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