We have a veritable mish-mash of genres in store for you this week! Tonight we launch the Guildford Fringe Festival and fundraising for local resident, photographer and ‘raconteur Phil Mitchell’s upcoming trip to India with Veterinary charity Mission Rabies in style with a host of local performers. We’ll have live music from the lovely UkeJam plus special guests, Nefarious Picaroons, The New Hawleans Jug Band.
But that’s not all, folks! Surrey Circus will be setting up shop in the garden, local artist Andrew Curtis will be drawing caricatures on the night, and Phil will be taking some of his delightful photographs on the night to sell as well as a superb raffle with some great prizes: A £40 food and drink voucher at the King’s Head, a £20 voucher for the Joint Butchers, A fuller’s Brewery Tour & a beer, 4 tickets to a show of choice at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, A meal at the Sizzling Wok, A Charley Farley Sunday Four Grab Bag of goodies, and so many more! Raffle tickets are £1 and available for one night only – come on down to this free entry, all ages show and help us raise some funds for a good cause (Donations for Phil’s trip can be made here), and celebrate some of Guildford’s finest musical, creative talents and local businesses! X
On Wednesday night we have more local talent lined up with Vinyl Staircase playing their first headline show here at the venue, with support from Son Joan, Bleak House, Seers, and Isabella Rose Hart. Once again this is a free entry show, come down and catch them before they go stellar! X
Thursday we welcome back the marvellous Shrine, who supported Empress back here with an electric live show back in April. Getting some serious Air-time with Daniel P. Carter on Radio One, the likely lads from Brighton are stopping off in Guildford en-route to Sonisphere! Catch them here LIVE with support from I Plead Irony, For Astronauts and Satellites, and Throatpunch City. Tickets available here.
…And on Friday we take a trip down memory lane courtesy of GU1 Punx and Sam Hopper, with Megan’s Righteous Blast-From-The-Past Birthday Bonanza! (Best gig name ever?!) For one night only, some classic Guildford now-legendary acts will be getting back together to play it LIVE one more time: Complex GSL, Jeremy George, Pickled Dick and Abel Hans will all be taking to the stage, we’re soo excited for this show! Tickets available from here, here and here.
Check out what else we have in store in the coming weeks here x