Calling All Performers!

Get in touch to be part of #CIF17! Are you a poet? A comedian? A musician? An artist? An actor? A dancer? Would you like to perform as part of #CIF17? Drop us a line and we’ll see if we can find you a space – it might be a shop, a café, a pub…

Kodiak Island single launch party and drama

The first ever Camberley International Festival nudges closer to its completion – folk-rock legends, Fairport Convention played a gorgeous set last night at the theatre. Tonight sees local psychedelic-folk band, Kodiak Island launch their new single ‘Spanish Steps’ at The Bear in Camberley. Just to show the level of attention that has gone into setting…

Poetry Slam!

#CamberleyInternationalFestival is getting closer! Hammer and Tongue are hosting the poetry slam at Camberley Theatre café / bar from 2- 4pm on Saturday June 4th. This is a free event. ‘Hammer & Tongue have reinvented the medium for the hip hop generation’ The Guardian The slam is open to all. Randomly appointed audiences-judges will decide…

Interactive Drama Sessions

  On Thursday June 9th in Studio 1 at Camberley Theatre, there will be two chances to join in with some drama, or if you prefer, simply come and watch. From 7:30 – 8:45pm local playwright Liz Lennie will be performing ‘Not In Our Town’.  This is the world premier of Liz’s latest play, a…

Jazz Archive Playback from 1966

As part of the C.I.F., on Thursday June 2nd, Camberley Theatre are hosting a very exciting playback of a recording of  The New Jazz Orchestra made when they played the Highwayman pub in Camberley in 1966. This is particularly poignant as this is also the year that the theatre opened. Gearbox Records, in association with The Heritage Lottery Fund, have purchased rare…

Free live music Saturday 4th June

On Saturday June 4th we have LOTS of fabulous free live music taking place throughout Camberley! Things kick off in the café / bar at Camberley  Theatre when Sophie and the Giants and Sun Circus both play acoustic sets from 1pm, (before the Hammer and Tongue poetry slam). Then, The Surrey Arms start the full band electric sets at 4:30pm…

Calling all spoken word and poetry enthusiasts!

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