Happy Bank Holiday!

If you’re out and about in Camberley this weekend see if you spot our lovely image up on the large screen in The Mall! More details of the many wonderful C.I.F. events next week!

CIF Events

Calling all spoken word and poetry enthusiasts!

‘Hammer & Tongue have reinvented the medium for the hip hop generation’ The Guardian

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 Camberley International Festival have invited nationally renowned poetry slam organisers, Hammer and Tongue to host an afternoon of spoken word and poetry in the bar at Camberley Theatre from 2pm on Saturday 4th June. The Sunday Times recently said, ‘The best live poetry is to be found at the Hammer and Tongue slams’.

The slam is open to all. Randomly appointed audiences-judges will decide who will progress towards the National Final at The Royal Albert Hall next year.

Each contestant gets three minutes for their original spoken word or poetry.

Special guests for the afternoon are Steve Larkin, himself a former International Slam Champion and named “the spoken-word guru” by the C.B.C. and Paula Varjack, a multi-media artist whom The List called “punchy & engaging” both will perform and host the afternoon.

Paula Varjack

The theatre bar will be open and along with tea and coffee will also be serving cocktails, locally-brewed craft ales, an excellent wine list and a great new menu of contemporary food and snacks. Come along and enjoy the afternoon, or get up and have a go!


Steve Larkin

Anyone wishing to take part can email Steve Larkin at admin@hammerandtongue.com

This is a free event.

Exclusive Pre-Sale Rooftop Cinema Tickets

Rooftop cinema

This Summer the ever popular Love Camberley Rooftop Cinema is back!

3 great films shown from Wednesday 1st to Friday 3rd June on the roof of Main Square Car Park.

Love Camberley are giving the Camberley International Festival  exclusive pre sale access to book  tickets before they go on general sale.

Check out this years film choices and book your tickets today!


Wednesday 1st June 

Dirty Dancing (1987)

Arrival from 8.45pm

Film starts 9.15pm

Dirty Dancing


Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle.

Director: Emile Ardolino Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Stars: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey

Book Tickets




Thursday 2nd June

Back To The Future (1985)

Arrival from 8.45pm

Film starts 9.15pm

Back To The Future

A young man is accidentally sent thirty years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.

Director: Robert Zemeckis Writers: Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd

Book Tickets



Friday 3rd June 

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Arrival from 8.45pm

Film starts 9.15pm

Pulp Fiction

The lives of two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster’s wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Director: Quentin Tarantino Writers: Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary  Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson.

Book Tickets




Lau Support Announced

The support act for Lau at Camberley Theatre on June 1st has just been announced – it’s Richard J. Birkin. This looks set to make the evening even more wonderful. Richard’s new album, ‘Vigils‘ has just been released and it has been getting amazing reviews:

“Its discretion tantalisingly leaves you wanting more. A small miracle it most certainly is.” **** Drowned In Sound

“It is the dreamers that make life truly interesting, and Vigils is full of dream-like music.” **** The Irish Times

“Compositions with a timeless quality – and they improve with every listen.”  **** The Skinny

Sit back, relax and let this music wash over you…

Richard J. Birk and Lau – Camberley Theatre June 1st

Richard J. Birkin


Welcome to the Camberley International Festival website.

This page will be getting regular updates, in the meantime, please watch this little promo film to see what will be coming up between June 1st and 11th 2016. You can also read the About and Fringe Events pages to learn more about the festival and to see what other exciting free fringe events will be coming to Camberley this summer.