Arts and culture

The University of Surrey is home to a thriving arts community and offers a wide range of classes, groups and musical ensembles.

Our £4.5 million Ivy Arts Centre hosts concerts, exhibitions and performances throughout the year.

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Facilities and events

Arts events

Take a look at our events calendar for a full list of of performances, classes and workshops.

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Ivy Arts Centre

Many of our events take place in the £4.5 million Ivy Arts Centre.

The Ivy Arts Centre provides a theatre, studios, workshops, dressing rooms and various other spaces, including a large wardrobe store, costume-making room and laundry. The theatre seats 200 people and includes a box office and bar.

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Join an arts society

The Student's Union offers a wide range of arts societies including a gospel choir, jazz orchestra and musical theatre society.

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The arts in Guildford

Guildford is home to a diverse range of arts venues including:

Studios and performance spaces

Surrey has a number of performance spaces, studios and sound recording and editing suits.

We even have our own on-campus art gallery, the Lewis Elton Gallery.

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Student accommodation

Take a look at our student accommodation.

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Sport and health

Learn more about Surrey Sports Park and Team Surrey sports teams.

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Our campus

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