Alex D'arcy-Orga

Stories by Alex D'arcy-Orga

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JANUARY’S FARMERS’ & FOODIE MARKETS

Whether you’re doing your weekly shop, or are simply browsing the stalls in search of some sustenance, check out Surrey’s Farmers’ and Foodie Market scene this January and discover some delectable treats for your taste buds and your tummy…

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STOKE KITCHEN BRING THE BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH

Fancy some world-fusion, street food whilst hanging out and listening to the latest sounds coming from the stage at The Boileroom? Or how about lazing away with a leisurely bottomless brunch at the weekend with your nearest and dearest? 

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NEW HOUSE – THE NEW ARTS HUB & GALLERY FOR SURREY

 

Creative community unite! Looking to meet like-minded creatives? Found just behind Bridge Street in Guildford’s town centre, New House is the brand new venture from Dom Frazer, founder of Guildford’s live independent music venue The Boileroom. Housing 20 artist studios and a purpose built gallery space, new House and the Davies Gilder Gallery will be a much needed addition to the towns creative spaces.

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WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK IN SURREY

Twiddling your thumbs wondering what’s on this week in Surrey? Whether you want to learn something new or simply want ‘to do’, then we’ve got some hot picks for you to get your mitts into. Stay safe and support the arts and events industry!

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THE SPORTS LOCKER

Whether you’ve entered the new year searching for the new you or simply want to continue with your regular dose of sports news and events, the January edition of The Sports Locker features our pick of the best fixtures and events for you to get to in Surrey this month…

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DO SOME THINGS

Want to learn something new in 2022? From crafts to comedy, get expert tutelage and discover new skills to set you on the right course this year.  Check out this guide to courses and workshops starting in Surrey this January…

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THE SELF PRESERVATION SOCIETY

Welcome to our latest monthly feature dedicated to the fantastic and fabulous one that is you. From self care tips, to wellness sessions aimed at reducing stress and bringing you back to you. Get grounded, find balance and join Surrey’s self preservation society.

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YES FAM

Looking to get out of the house with the little ones? Whether you fancy woodland adventures or creative crafternoons, get out and about with your gang and discover some of the best days out in Surrey this January…

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THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT

Want to know what’s on this month? As December’s festivities become but a distant memory, we enter a new year and a new dawn for the revival of arts and culture in the community. Find below a tonic to dilute your January blues and get out for some fun times. Remember to stay safe and continue to support the Arts in Surrey by buying tickets for an event or two…

JASON MANFORD: LIKE ME / JANUARY 7 / RICHMOND THEATRE

Pleading for your approval this January, Jason Manford takes to Richmond Theatre’s stage, inviting one and all to spare a couple of hours to come out and work those chuckle muscles. So dust off December and enter the New Year founded on the funny stuff.

For more information, visit atgtickets.com/richmond

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IVAN BRACKENBURY SUPPORTS TOM BINNS: THE ‘PSYCHIC’ COMEDIUM / JANUARY 8 / RIVERHOUSE BARN ARTS CENTRE, WALTON ON THAMES

Co-writer and star of BBC 1 Friday night comedy series Hospital People, Tom Binns, comes to Walton’s Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre this January. Featuring his two alter ego’s; Radio DJ Ivan Brackenbury (Cats Do Countdown Dictionary Corner favourite) and The ‘Psychic’ Comedium, come join in with the madness and make merry this January.

For more information, visit riverhousebarn.co.uk

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JOHN BISHOP: RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW / JANUARY 11 / G LIVE, GUILDFORD

The comical juggernaut that is John Bishop returns to G Live this January with his hotly anticipated brand-new stand-up show Right Here, Right Now. His eighth stand-up show to date, Bishop’s been a mainstay on TV screens with a range of successful entertainment shows, including the critically acclaimed ‘John Bishop: In Conversation With…’ which saw him chatting, one to one with some of the world’s biggest, household names.

For more information, visit glive.co.uk

  

ALAN CARR – REGIONAL TRINKET / JANUARY 12 & 13 / G LIVE, GUILDFORD

National Treasure turned Regional Trinket; Alan Carr comes to G Live in Guildford for not one but two dates. From the exhilarating high of his star-studded wedding day to the low of lockdown stuck on a farm, a lot has changed since Alan’s last tour four years ago, including Alan. Nowadays, it’s all about finding happiness and joy in the small things – why be a national treasure when you can be a Regional Trinket?!

For more information, visit glive.co.uk

 

LANTERNS ON THE LAKE / JANUARY 12 / THE BOILEROOM, GUILDFORD

Lamenting on life’s turbulent times of late, the magnificent Lanterns on The Lake arrive at The Boileroom in Guildford to provide an uplifting soundtrack to any January blues that may be lurking. Get a heavy dose of dreamy shoegaze pop and fill your ears.

For more information, visit the boileroom.net

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A NIGHT OF COMEDY WITH LOU SANDERS, STEVE BUGEJA & MORE / JANUARY 15 / YVONNE ARNAUD THEATRE, GUILDFORD

If you’ve not laughed your socks enough this month, the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford has curated a line-up of some truly hilarious stand-up comics for you. Enjoy some proper January japes courtesy of funny folk; Lou Sanders, Steve Bugeja, Josh Weller, and Bella Hull.

For more information, visit yvonne-arnaud.co.uk

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COLOUR IN SPACE / JANUARY 15 / THE LIGHTBOX, WOKING

Find your form and join artist Bethany Wright for an introduction to drawing one-point perspective and making architectural models to explore how colour and light affect three-dimensional space. Developed from our exhibition on Bridget Riley and her work with 3D installations, the workshop will question how colour distorts space to play with visual optics.

For more information, visit thelightbox.org.uk  

 

QUILTERS FAIR  / JANUARY 16 / FARNHAM MALTINGS

If you’ve recently discovered that you’re a dab hand with textiles, why not head to the excellent annual Quilters Fair held at Farnham Maltings. Enjoy a day indulging in fantastic fabrics from a curated selection of leading suppliers selling patchworks and more. Join like-minded enthusiasts and enjoy this mid-winter sew-cial celebrating cosy quilts.

For more information, visit farnhammaltings.com

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PENELOPE ISLES / JANUARY 17 / BANQUET RECORDS, KINGSTON

Get intimate and join Brighton-based, jangle-pop band Penelope Isles, for an in-store performance at Kingston’s Banquet Records. Celebrating the release of their new album Which Way To Happy, pre-order a copy right now and book one of a limited tickets available.

For more information, visit banquetrecords.com  

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MAGIC GOES WRONG / JANUARY 18 – 30 / YVONNE ARNAUD THEATRE, GUILDFORD

Calamity, chaos and comedy reign supreme as the magical Mischief Theatre team up with magic legends Penn & Teller to produce the hilarious new show Magic Goes Wrong. Raising the bar with their dare-devil stunts, jaw-dropping feats and irresistible comedy genius, Mischief’s Magic Goes Wrong comes to the Yvonne Arnaud direct from the West End.

For more information, visit yvonne-arnaud.co.uk

 

ROUND THE HORNE / JANUARY 19 / ESHER THEATRE

Entertaining audiences of up to 15 million on any given Sunday afternoon, the smash-hit 1960s radio programme Round the Horne was a staple among households up and down the country. Re-live the good times and have a giggle with this live rendition of Kenneth Horne’s groundbreaking radio show at Esher Theatre.

For more information, visit eshertheatre.com 

 

OUTSIDE THE BOX COMEDY CLUB / JANUARY 20 / ESHER THEATRE

Showcasing the very best stand-up comics currently working the circuit, join the Outside the Box Comedy Club at their new home for Esher Theatre’s monthly instalment of the funny stuff. Line-up details to be announced soon.

For more information, visit eshertheatre.com

 

LEATHER PURSE WORKSHOP / JANUARY 22 / CRANLEIGH ARTS CENTRE

Are you thinking of taking up some arts and crafts this year? If you’re in need of a little inspiration, then why not head for Cranleigh Arts Centre and try your hand at creating a leather purse. Meet like-minded creative folk and enjoy a crafter-noon in Cranleigh this January.

For more information, visit cranleighartscentre.org

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JENNY ECLAIR: SIXTY (FFS!) / JANUARY 22 / ROSE THEATRE, KINGSTON

Having hit 60 (but still a year younger than Madonna), Jenny Eclair, AKA’ The Face of Vagisan’, confronts a new decade of decrepitude. Now that it takes 20 minutes of scrolling down to find her DOB when she’s filling in forms online, should she celebrate or crawl into a hole? What will her 60’s hold for this 1960’s babe, and is it a legal requirement to buy Nordic walking poles?

For more information, visit rosetheatre.org

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CARL BARATT / JANUARY 22 / THE BOILEROOM, GUILDFORD

For fans of indie rock’ n’ roll from the noughties, then you will no doubt want to procure yourself a ticket to see former Libertines frontman and guitarist Carl Barat perform at The Boileroom. Forming part of The National Lottery’s Revive Live Tour, bag yourself and bring a friend for free. Talk about January savings!

For more information, visit the boileroom.net

 

ROB BRYDON – A NIGHT OF SONGS & LAUGHTER / JANUARY 24 / NEW VICTORIA THEATRE, WOKING + JANUARY 28 / G LIVE, GUILDFORD

The Welsh wonder that is Rob Brydon arrives in Surrey this January, bringing with him a night of songs and laughter. Whether you fancy seeing him in Woking or Guildford, secure yourself a seat and be entertained by Brydon’s inimitable charm and charisma that’ll warm the coolest of cockles.

For more information, visit atgtickets.com/woking

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ROCK OF AGES / JANUARY 25 – 29 / NEW VICTORIA THEATRE, WOKING

Set in a time when hair was big and rock’ n’ roll was bigger, get ready to headbang to your heart’s content as the hilarious rock-sickle Rock of Ages comes to Woking this month. Featuring a spandex-laden soundtrack to match any sell-out arena rock band, catch classic hits Don’t Stop Believin’We Built This CityThe Final CountdownWanted Dead or AliveHere I Go AgainCan’t Fight this Feeling, and I Want To Know What Love Is, played loud and proud by a live band.

For more information, visit atgtickets.com/woking

 

FAOS: USS PINAFORE / JANUARY 25 – 29 / FARNHAM MALTINGS

Captain’s log, stardate 25012022; an intriguing life-force has appeared on Planet Earth at the cultural centre of excellence known as Farnham Maltings. Musical. Comical. We must…see. We must…discover. Join Captain Corcoran and his crew as FAOS presents this hilarious intergalactic adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivans Pinafore. The ship will seek out new life and new civilisations, equipped with all Sullivan’s music and most of Gilbert’s words, but in a brand-new version that is guaranteed to beam you up, far from earth.

For more information, visit farnhammaltings.com

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ROB BECKETT: WALLOP! / JANUARY 26 / ROSE THEATRE, KINGSTON

Well endowed with white teeth that shine like the icy north-pole Santa calls home, catch the hilarious ‘mouth of the south’, Rob Beckett, as he brings his brand of non-stop laughs to the Rose Theatre in Kingston this month.

For more information, visit rosetheatre.org

 

NT LIVE: LEOPOLDSTADT / JANUARY 27 / EVERYMAN CINEMA, ESHER

Head for the relaxed environs of Esher’s Everyman Cinema and soak up some culture with the National Theatre’s Live screening of Tom Stoppard’s Olivier Award-winning new play Leopoldstadt. Then, sit back and get ready for a passionate drama of love, family and endurance.

For more information, visit everymancinema.com/esher

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GUILDFORD SHAKESPEARE COMPANY PRESENT: HAMLET / JANUARY 29 – FEBRUARY 19 / HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, GUILDFORD

Guildford Shakespeare Company begins their 2022 season with their rendition of Bard’s classic tragedy Hamlet. Broken by his father’s death, stunned by his mother’s hasty remarriage, and rejected by his childhood sweetheart, Hamlet wants nothing more than to return to university and his previous life. But this is no ordinary family, and Hamlet is Prince of Denmark. The state is in turmoil. Enemy forces are on the border. The walls have ears. Starring Olivier-nominated actor Freddie Fox (Mark Thatcher in The Crown Netflix) as Hamlet, Directed by Tom Littler and designed by Neil Irish, expect the same exceptional theatre standard that GSC has become known for.

For more information, visit guildford-shakespeare-company.co.uk

 

LUCERO / JANUARY 26 / THE BOILEROOM, GUILDFORD

For an evening of classic rock, Americana style, head for the Boileroom and get cosy with the warm sounds of Memphis road-dogs Lucero. Forming in the late 90s, get set for a night that’ll see Lucero showcase their brand of early rock and roll, classic punk, country-folk, and deep-fried Southern soul.

For more information, visit theboileroom.net

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GEORGE HINCHCLIFFE’S UKULELE ORCHESTRA OF GREAT BRITAIN / JANUARY 29 / ROSE THEATRE, KINGSTON

Who is to blame for the worldwide phenomena of ukulele orchestras and ukulele mania? The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain! Tap your toes with the royalty of the ukulele scene, the independent rock-stars of the “bonsai guitar”, who have plucked and sung, joked and whistled with Clean Bandit, Robbie Williams, Madness, Cat Stevens, The Ministry of Sound and Blue Peter.

For more information, visit rosetheatre.org

 

THE RED STRIPE BAND / JANUARY 29 / CRANLEIGH ARTS CENTRE

For a finale and fond farewell to the end of January, head for Cranleigh Arts Centre and be entertained by the non-stop party is The Red Stripe Band, who have played at literally every jazz and blues festival you can think of, including a memorable show at the Montreux Jazz Festival. Expect a mix of original songs and other boogie-woogie, swing and rock no roll classics.

For more information, visit cranleighartscentre.org