Social and Business Events

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Swingbridge Santa Cruises

When:  1-2 and 8-9 December 2018 at 10.00am/11.00am/12 noon/1.30pm/2.30pm

Where: Millmead Island, Guildford

Join us on our Swingbridge1 broadbeam boat for a gentle, festive family cruise along the River Wey. Meet Santa and see Guildford from the river. The boat will depart from Millmead Island for a 45 minute cruise upstream.
Enjoy mince pies and a glass of mulled wine on the way.

Our boat is equipped with a wheelchair lift so it is fully accessible for people with limited mobility.

Tickets: Must be pre-booked and cost £10.00 per person or £35.00 for a family of four.

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Refined dining at Watts Gallery with songwriter and broadcaster, Sir Richard Stilgoe OBE DL

When:  Wednesday 13 March 2019 – 6.45pm

Where: Watts Gallery, Down Lane, Compton GU3 1DQ (nr Guildford)

Join us for dinner in the sumptuous surrounds of this Grade II* listed Arts & Crafts Gallery, one of the most beautiful small galleries in Europe. From the dramatic entrance to the opulent red flocked wallpaper, soak up the atmospheric spaces and the unique collection left by the eminent Victorian artist G F Watts as you dine.

Sparkling reception and three course meal with wine – £80 per person or £750 for table of 10

A hidden treasure in Compton’ The Guardian

Book online at, call 01483 444333 or visit the Tourist Information Centre at 155 High Street, Guildford Surrey GU1 3AJ.

Cholmondeley room terrace

Lunch at the House of Lords; Cholmondeley Room and Terrace. Hosted by The Rt Hon. the Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone

When: Tuesday 14 May 2019

More details coming soon – to pre-register your interest, please email us or call Hannah on 07748 963617.

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The BIG Yellow Duck Race

When:  July 2019

Where: The River Wey, Guildford

Guildford’s most distinctive annual waterside fixture is lighthearted sporting fun, featuring our 2ft-long ducks in a leisurely race for the finish and the coveted Duck Trophy. Local businesses can go quackers by sponsoring a duck from £175. Sponsorship includes light bites and rinks by the river.

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