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Things to do: this weekend

Fri 5 - Sun 7 May

Sunset Cinema: Guildford
■  Guildford Cathedral ■ Fri 5 (Mamma Mia) & Sat 6 May (Pretty Woman)

Nothing screams out that summer is coming quite like a spot of culture under the stars. And Sunset Cinema is kicking things off with Mamma Mia on Fri 5 and Pretty Woman on Sat 6 May. Gates open at 6.30pm, films start at 8.30pm. You pack a picnic, I’ll bring the Pimms! Or you can skip the soggy sarnies and buy something there from caterers Tinderbox or Mexicali, or the Caper and Berry bar. There will be giant games and photo booths to add to the fun. Tickets are £13.50.

The Robert Cray Band
■ G Live, Guildford ■ Fri 5 May

Guitarist and singer-songwriter Robert Cray returns to the Guildford in support of a new album, following No 1 blues chart topping 2014 release In My Soul. Considered one of the greatest guitarists of his generation, Cray’s soulful and creative guitar work has been a dominant force in blues for over 40 years. Tickets £33.50-£43.50.

Surrey Art Fair
■ The Banstead Institute, High Street, Banstead ■ Sat 6 May

Surrey Art Fairs is hosting another affordable art fair, this one in Banstead, featuring the work of 15 local artists including Tracey Jane Cooper, Kristin Wood, Avril Jones and Mandy. It’s free admission, and doors are open from 10am til 4pm. Surrey Art Fairs

An Audience With Martin Kemp
■ Camberley Theatre ■ Sat 6 May

Some people get better with age. And I think you’ll agree that can be said of ole blue eyes Kemp. Mmmmmm. But middle-age crushes aside, I’m here to tell you he’s coming to Camberley on Sat 6 May. Expect to hear tales from the new romantic days of Spandau Ballet, about his life as an actor, and director of feature films, his autobiography True, and stuff about his work with charities.

Alice in Wonderland
■ Harlequin Theatre, Redhill ■ Sat 6 May

This production from Ballet UK has been getting high praise from the critics, with the The Independent rating it in top five shows currently touring the UK. It’s based on Lewis Carroll’s much loved classic, directed by Ballet UK’s artistic director Christopher Moore. With its whimsical flights of the imagination, eclectic music and joyful dance, Alice in Wonderland promises to be delightful entertainment for all ages. Tickets are £12.50-£19.50.

Lavender Festival
■ De Vere Wotton House, Dorking ■ Sun 7 May

The 17th century De Vere Wotton House in Dorking is hosting a Lavender Festival to raise money for The Brigitte Trust and to launch the trust’s new lavender pin badge. There will be Morris dancing, maypole dancing, flower arranging, folk music and craft stalls. Soak in the estate’s beautiful gardens you sip on a drink and enjoy cream tea or English BBQ. It’s on from 2-5pm, free entry. De Vere Wotton House

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