Cranleigh Arts Centre – September 2021

We were delighted to welcome back Covid safe audiences to our venue from 24th August. Please visit our website for more information on all safety measures we have in place. Sign up to our mailing list via the website or follow us on social media to be the first to hear about new additions to the programme.

Exhibition: George Stock – Silbury Hill: Time and the Unicorn – Tuesday 24th August – Saturday 18th September, 10:00am – 4:30pm – Free
It was pure chance and forty-five years ago – driving cross-country on my way to Bristol for an agency marketing meeting – that I found myself travelling on minor Wiltshire roads, moving through a landscape that was unfamiliar to me. I remember thinking, I have never been this way before and for a moment Robert Frost’s poem ‘The Road Not Taken’ entered my head, and just as quickly left it. Maybe I was on some such road…

Cinema: Nomadland – Thursday 2nd September, 8:00pm – Tickets £8.25; Under 25’s £5.50
The third feature film from director Chloé Zhao, NOMADLAND features real nomads Linda May, Swankie and Bob Wells as Fern’s mentors and comrades in her exploration through the vast landscape of the American West. Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad.

Community: The Great Get Together – 4th September 2021, 10am – 2pm – Free Entry
Cranleigh Arts is delighted to be participating in the Great Get Together, a national initiative to celebrate our communities and bring people together. Learn more about a variety of local community organisations and how you can get involved or access their support. Enjoy free refreshments and a performance by Cranleigh Community Choir. We will be holding free family friendly pottery activities and have throwing demonstrations. We can’t wait to see you there!

Classical: Ben Tarlton – 7th September 2021, 1pm – Free access
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.

Cinema: 23 Walks – Thursday 9th September, 8:00pm – Tickets £8.25; Under 25’s £5.50
A gentle, sweet, funny, romantic story of love in later life. Following a couple in their sixties, Dave (Dave Johns) and Fern (Alison Steadman) who get to know one another over the course of 23 dog walks. Set against the dramatic background of the changing seasons of one year.

Cinema: Dream Horse – Thursday 16th September, 8:00pm – Tickets £8.25; Under 25’s £5.50
The film tells the inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely racehorse bred by small town Welsh bartender Jan Vokes (Academy Award® nominee Toni Collette). With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbours to chip in their meagre earnings to help raise Dream in the hopes he can compete with the racing elites. The group’s investment pays off as Dream rises through the ranks with grit and determination and goes on to race in the Welsh Grand National, showing the heart of a true champion —Bleecker Street.

Classical: Richard Saxel Piano Fundraiser – 17th September 2021, 7:30pm – Tickets £20; Under 18’s £10
After twenty-five years as a concert pianist, Richard Saxel enjoys a reputation as one of the most engaging musicians of his generation. He studied with the late Clifford Benson whilst reading a Music degree at the University of York, and then with Michael Dussek as a postgraduate at the Royal Academy of Music, and as a result he has a strong affinity for the art of chamber music and piano accompaniment. For more information, visit

Family: The Noise Next Door: Run Wild – 18th September 2021, 2pm – Tickets £10; Child £8; Family £32
It’s time for YOU to take control in the comedy show where anything can happen. Join the stars of Britain’s Got Talent (ITV1) and The One Show (BBC One) for an hour of songs, scenes and gags all based on what the audience want to see. Join comedy’s most exhilarating act for a show that’s fun for the whole family. For Ages 5 – 105.

Comedy: The Noise Next Door: In Charge – 18th September 2021, 8pm – Tickets £14
The quickest wits in comedy are charging into their sixth national tour with a spectacular new show that will trample your expectations. Join comedy’s unstoppable force for an evening like no other… Hilarious scenes! Mind-blowing songs! Finely tuned anarchy!

Exhibition: Surrey Contemporaries: A Feast for the Eyes! – Tuesday 21st September – Saturday 2nd October, 10am – 4:30pm
An exciting opportunity to feast your eyes on the diverse work of Surrey Contemporaries. Painting styles include traditional and abstract work and a diverse range of subject matter. Enjoy this rare chance to purchase gallery work at artists’ rates!

Event Cinema: NT Live Follies – 23rd September 2021, 7pm – Tickets £17.50; Under 25’s £14.50
Tracie Bennett, Janie Dee and Imelda Staunton play the magnificent Follies in this dazzling production. Featuring a cast of 37 and an orchestra of 21, Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical was directed by Dominic Cooke and filmed live on stage at the National Theatre in 2017.

Music: The History of Rock – 24th September 2021, 7:30pm – Tickets £20
THE HISTORY OF ROCK is a celebration of ROCK music through the decades. A jaw dropping night transporting you through the golden ages of ROCK! Featuring the music of artists such as Led Zeppelin, Cream, Guns n Roses, AC/DC, Queen and many more.

Family: Community Drum Circle – 25th September 2021, 2pm – Tickets £5; Family £15
We are delighted to welcome Ray Watters back for another fun-packed community drum circle. This fun, noisy, family friendly event is open to everyone and anyone. No musical experience is necessary, and all drums and percussion are provided. There are no wrong notes and no mistakes. It is all about taking part and having fun so come along, grab a drum, and have a go!

Cinema: Romeo & Juliet – Tuesday 28th September, 7:00pm. Tickets £17.50; Under 25’s £14.50
Romeo and Juliet risk everything to be together. In defiance of their feuding families, they chase a future of joy and passion as violence erupts around them. This film brings to life the remarkable backstage spaces of the National Theatre in which desire, dreams and destiny collide to make Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy sing in a new way.

Classical: Emma Abbate & Julian Perkins Piano Duets – 29th September 2021, 7:30pm – Tickets £15; Under 25’s £10
Emma Abbate and Julian Perkins have given duet recitals at many prestigious venues including the Royal Opera House, St George’s Bristol, St John’s Smith Square, Hatchlands Park, the Russell Collection and for the Mozart Society of America. Hailed for their ‘impressive playing’ by BBC Music Magazine, they have recently released Carl Maria von Weber’s complete piano duets on an original Viennese fortepiano for Deux-Elles and have previously recorded Mozart’s complete sonatas for keyboard duet on period instruments over two discs for Resonus Classics. They have each been awarded Associateship of the Royal Academy of Music in recognition of their ‘significant contribution’ thus far to the music profession and look forward to their next release featuring works by British composers from the twentieth century on BIS Records in 2022. This ticket allows access to the online stream filmed LIVE in the Jack Wagg Auditorium at Cranleigh Arts. By purchasing this ticket, you will have access to the stream for seven days following the event.

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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