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  • Sharon Wright – The Writer’s Bookshelf

    15th October 2019

    After her sell-out Guildford Book Festival event held at the Institute, ‘The Mother of the Brontës’ author Sharon Wright shares some of her literary treasures.

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  • Janet Crowe Becomes New Chairperson

    05th September 2019

    Janet Crowe became our new Chairperson on Thursday 5 September 2019 and hopes to build on the work of previous Chair, Sandra Robinson.

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  • Tammy Ellis’ Sorolla Course

    18th August 2019

    Sorolla was a Spanish painter, much revered in his native country, and admired in Europe and America, but little known here.

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  • Vegetable Fritters Recipe

    16th August 2019

    Nick Humble and Ian Loffel, from V Café at the Institute, share one of their delicious vegetarian recipes.

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  • Staffing Update; Vicky Pursey returns from maternity leave

    15th August 2019

    Vicky Pursey on her return to work and new role as Volunteer and Projects Assistant at The Guildford Institute.

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  • From the Library Archives: The Ancient Order of Froth Blowers

    14th August 2019

    Volunteers working on digitising the Scrapbooks in the Library’s archive reveal Guildford from the 1880s to the 1930s.

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  • You Cannot Be Serious! Tales of a Wimbledon Umpire

    13th August 2019

    With only days until the Wimbledon season commenced we welcomed former Wimbledon Umpire, Alan Hayes MBE, to The Guildford Institute.

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  • Power of The Mind

    12th August 2019

    Our mind is amazing, we just need to learn how to stop that critical voice that keeps telling us we are not good enough, or not worthy.

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  • What’s it like to be a Trustee?

    10th August 2019

    What I enjoy about being a Trustee is that you do get to use your brain as well as your professional experiences and life skills.

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  • Tight muscles? Do you want to improve your flexibility?

    09th August 2019

    I specialise in the Body-mind Connection working with Reiki, Mindfulness, Bach Flower Remedies and various massage techniques.

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