The Good Time Guide Weekly 12.02.18

posted 8th February 2018 / posted by Alex D'arcy


Pancake Day, Valentine's Day and a veritable feast of fun for your week lies in wait dearest subscriber. Here layeth below is the latest edition of The Good Time Guide Weekly - go forth, get your good times and go about your day with gusto. 



Guildford Pancake Race
13th February / Guildford High Street

Go flippin’ mental for Pancake Day and the great pancake race taking place on Guildford High Street from 11am. The symbiotic elegance of sport and food come to fruition as you watch the spectacle of teams on the street, compete for the grand title of Master Pancake Racer (that’s made up, it’s all a bit of fun), all the while, raising money for a multitude of charities. Naturally, we advise, that the evening’s proceedings are laden with one tossing your very own flour, milk and egg based treats -  go crazy and concoct many an interesting filling to fill your belly. 

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Film Season
12th - 17th February / Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Enjoy a week of eclectic cinematic magic and make your way to the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre for their annual Film Season. Catch classics old and new featuring the likes of Battle of the Sexes, Loving Vincent, Victoria & Abdul (pictured), North by Northwest and more.  

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Banff Mountain Film Festival
13th February / G Live, Guildford

The highly acclaimed and prestigious Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to Guildford’s G Live week, as part of its world tour showcasing a brand new selection of films from some of the world’s leading adventure film makers. Follow the expeditions of some of today’s most incredible adventurers, see amazing footage of adrenaline packed action sports, be transported to the world’s last great wild places and be inspired by thought-provoking pieces shot from the far flung corners of the globe.

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Love Heart Valentine’s Day Disco
14th February / Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking

Roses are red, violets are blue, let’s go down to the disco and have a dance or two. Find love at this amazing fancy dress love heart disco for kids found at Denbies Wine Estate this half-term.  For those looking for something a little more mature, check out this handy guide. Who will be your Valentine?

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Earth Hour Wishing Wands
15th February / The Living Planet Centre, Woking

Join the WWF at The Living Planet Centre in Woking and get ready for Earth Hour!  Watch a short inspirational film and then create a beautiful wishing wand with your powerful promise to make a change and protect our planet. All workshops are bookable workshops, and last 45 minutes.  Suitable for children aged 4+

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Surrey Scorchers vs Manchester Giants
16th February / Surrey Sports Park

Slam dank the funk this Friday and head for Surrey Sports Park to cheer on Surrey Scorchers as they take on the Manchester Giants in this crucial BBL showdown. Looking for their 5th home win in a row, Scorchers are enjoying one of their finest runs in recent history. Make sure you get a ticket for what is sure to be a carnival style atmosphere court-side in the race for a play-off position.

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The High Octane Club
17th February / Electric Theatre, Guildford

Enjoy a saucy Saturday night at the Electric Theatre as the Guildford Fringe Theatre Company bring the High Octane Club to town. Enjoy burlesque and cabaret from some of the finest titillating talents in the country. Catch the likes of Sally ‘Oh’ Spitfire (pictured), Lou Safire and Miss Lolo Pop as they take to the stage for this Valentines Special. Your hostess with the mostess on the night is self-proclaimed, motor-mouthed mama, Bebe Van Der Belt. (Image: Sally ‘Oh’ Spitfire by V’s Anchor Studio)

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Unravel Festival
16th – 18th February / Farnham Maltings

Tis the season for ‘crafty sew and sews’ and knitting enthusiasts to unite and descend upon Farnham Maltings for the 10th anniversary of the knitting fiesta that is Unravel Festival. Featuring a programme of bookable workshops, talks & demonstrations led by UK & International experts and a marketplace of over 70 quality exhibitors selling yarn & fibre accessories, meet likeminded lovers of good yarn this weekend.

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Clay Pigeon Shooting
10th February – 4th March / Bisley Shooting, Woking

For an altogether alternative kind of Valentine’s Day date, why not try your hand at a spot of Clay Pigeon Shooting? Bisley Shooting found near Brookwood is located on a stunning estate making it quite the romantic retreat for couples to experience the thrills of an afternoon's shooting. From the 10th February until the 4th March couples can enjoy a special Valentine’s discount and suitable for both seasoned pros and novices alike, make some memories and book your place today.  

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