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10 of the best Guildford Fringe Festival 2016 events

PUBLISHED: 09:21 08 July 2016 | UPDATED: 09:49 08 July 2016

Expect the wild and whacky this summer with Guildford Fringe Festival 2016

Expect the wild and whacky this summer with Guildford Fringe Festival 2016

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The arts are alive in Surrey and Guildford Fringe Festival has been leading the alternative charge since 2013. Taking place every July, you can expect theatre, comedy, poetry, music, visual arts, kids’ events, workshops, talks and lots more

Originally published in Surrey Life magazine July 2016

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Friday July 1, 8pm

Hundred Watt Club, Burlesque & Cabaret

Modern-day cabaret with singing, dance, burlesque and comedy.

Electric Theatre

Saturday July 2, 7pm

Aidan Goatley: Joys of Retail

A show exposing the delights and horrors of the retail world.

The Back Room of The Star Inn

Sunday July 3, 7.30pm

Jack the Ripper: Facts, No Fiction

A talk about Jack the Ripper by Phillip Hutchinson who is regarded as a world authority on the case.

The Keep Pub

Saturday July 9, 7pm

Owen Elton: The Funniest Number

The lyrics to popular songs are rewritten to create a hilarious show.

The Back Room of The Star Inn

Sunday July 10 and Monday July 11, 8pm

The Boy on the Swing by Joe Harbot

Earl is feeling lost spiritually – but then he is offered a bizarre business card that offers some answers...

The Back Room of The Star Inn

Friday July 15, 8pm

Guildford Gag House Comedy Club

The best acts from the last year of Gag House Comedy all in one line-up.

The Back Room of The Star Inn

Wednesday July 20, 8pm

So Sinatra

Frank Cognoscenti, as So Sinatra, pays homage to the original Chairman of the Board.

Kokomo Cocktail Bar

Friday July 22, 7pm

Doug Segal: I Can Make You Feel Good

The award-winning comedy mind-reader Doug Segal performs his brand-new show prior to a run at the Edinburgh Fringe.

The Back Room of The Star Inn

Wednesday July 27, 7pm

Movie and a Meal: The Chilli Chiller

Playing Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller, Psycho. Chilli will be served from 7pm and the movie will start at 8pm.

The Keep Pub

Saturday July 30, 11am and 2pm

The Adventures of the Gingerbread

A real treat for the young ones (aged two to seven) as they join a hero on his adventurous journey in search for somewhere better.

Bellerby Studio, G Live

• For tickets to these events and more information, visit the Guildford Fringe website at guildfordfringe.com

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We caught up with Guildford Fringe’s founder Nick Wyschna last year to find out more about the concept of the festival

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