What’s On

Creative and performing arts events across Mole Valley’s towns and villages.

View the Arts Alive 2018 brochure.

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Tue 06 Nov
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Sat 24 Nov

Leatherhead Rep Theatre Season

- Tues 6 - Sat 7.30 - 10pm & 2.30- 5pm on Sat 10, Tue 13 & Wed 14 10.30am - 1pm, Thu & Fri 7.30 - 10pm, Sat 17 2.30 - 5pm & 7.30 - 10pm, Tue 20 to Fri 23 7.30 -10pm, Sat 24 2.30 - 5pm & 7.30 - 10pm

After a hugely successful first season in April, this professional company is back with a new programme of plays. Waiting For God by Michael Aitkens, The Railway Children, a musical adapted by Dave Simpson and Seasons Greetings by Alan Ayckbourn. Each show runs for 6 performances.
£16 - £20
www.leatherheadrep.com

Tue 13 Nov
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Sun 25 Nov

North Weald Art Group - Annual Autumn Exhibition

10am - 5pm, Sun 25 10am - 4pm - Denbies Wine Estate Gallery, London Road, Dorking, RH5 6AA

The North Weald Art Group is holding its annual exhibition of around 120 framed paintings, prints and mixed media at the Denbies Art Gallery. Most works are for sale, as well as a large selection of unframed works and cards. The locally based society includes both amateur and professional artists. John Yardley, the renowned watercolour artist, is the group's president
www.northwealdartgroup.org.uk

Sat 17 Nov

Handel Israel in Egypt

7.30 - 9.30pm - St John's School, Epsom Road, Leatherhead, KT22 8SP

Leatherhead Choral Society and St John's Choral Society come together to perform Handel's biblical oratorio, Israel in Egypt.
£14, £10 (over 65, under 18s free
www.leatherhead-choral.net

Tue 20 Nov

Creative Screenprinting

10:30 am - Westcott & Williams, West Street, Dorking RH4 1BU

Learn a few different techniques to create your own unique print – this is more than just another screen-printing workshop, this is a workshop to help you learn some creative ways of printing including exploring monoprinting, linocuts, stamping, reverse printing and creating texture in your prints through a technique used by Andy Warhol. With artist Vera Blagev. 10.30am-1pm.
Price: £30 -Quote 'MOLEVALLEYARTS' for a 30% discount
http://www.veraveraonthewall.co.uk

Wed 21 Nov
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Sat 24 Nov

The Ghost Train by Arnold Ridley

8 - 10pm plus 2.30pm & 5pm on Sat - Ashtead Peace Memorial Hall, Woodfield Lane, Ashtead, KT21 2BE

The Ghost Train by Arnold Ridley is set in a station waiting room in the 1920’s. Six passengers become stranded by the antics of a very silly young man. Despite the station master’s tales of a mysterious ghost train they decide to stay the night. A decision they come to regret as ghostly and not so ghostly apparitions materialise.
£12, £10 in advance
www.ashteadplayers.co.uk

Thu 22 Nov

Leatherhead Lunchtime Concert

12.30 - 1.15pm - Leatherhead Methodist Church, Church Road, Leatherhead, KT22 8AY

Trio Pantoum comprises Naori Takahashi, violin, Yanyan Lin, cello, Lysandre Ménard, piano, who all appear courtesy of the Royal Academy of Music. For full programme details, please see the website.
www.musiconthursdays.org

Wed 28 Nov

Introduction to Mixed Media Art

10:30 am - Westcott & Williams, West Street, Dorking RH4 1BU

Learn several techniques of how to incorporate different media into an artwork, from using different tools and paint media, to using paper and even incorporating textiles and natural elements. Inspirations include Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Chris Ofili, and Edgar Degas. With artist Vera Blagev. 10.30am-1pm.
Price: £30 -Quote 'MOLEVALLEYARTS' for a 30% discount
http://www.veraveraonthewall.co.uk

Thu 29 Nov

Leatherhead Lunchtime Concert

12.30 - 1.15pm - Leatherhead Methodist Church, Church Road, Leatherhead, KT22 8AY

Francisco and David have given many concerts in Leatherhead, since their solo days at the Royal Academy of Music. Here they are with a classical mix, a little Colombian, perhaps, a hint of Christmas. For full programme details, please see the website.
www.musiconthursdays.org

Sat 01 Dec

Christmas Narnia Event

10.30am - 4pm - Leatherhead High Street, Church Street and the Swan Shopping Centre

Come and visit the wonderful land of Narnia this Christmas, walk through the giant wardrobe in Church Street into the magical world of Narnia, see Aslan the lion in the Swan Centre and be amazed by the White Witch in the High Street. With stalls, shows, bands and entertainment throughout the day.
www.facebook.com/swanshoppingcentreleatherhead

Sat 01 Dec

Brockham Choral Society Celebrates Music at Christmas

7.30 - 9.30pm - St Martin's Church, High Street, Dorking, RH4 1UX

Celebration of Christmas music featuring The Farnham Youth Choir including St. Nicolas by Benjamin Britten. Tenor Soloist Rhys Batt, Organist Ben Giddens, Boy Soloist to be arranged. A small orchestra will accompany the programme. Conducted by Patrick Barrett.
£12 in advance, £15 on the door, under 25s £5
www.brockhamchoral.org

Sun 09 Dec

Snow White: Multi-sensory Pantomine

11.15am - 12.30pm & 2pm - 3.15pm - The Dawnay Primary School, Griffin Way, Great Bookham, KT23 4JJ

Interactive, multi-sensory pantomime for children/young people with SEND and their families/carers. Sensory room. Fun songs full of repetition plus makaton signing, voice output communication aids. Suitable for PMLD, ASD, SLD, VI, HI, complex health needs. Safe and secure venue with accessible toilet (note: no hoist facilities).
2+ years £5
www.head2headtheatre.co.uk