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Dorking Halls & Cinema

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Reigate Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1SG
  • Telephone 01306 881717
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 10am until start of last film/show; for Sun opening hours, check with the box office.
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Chris Ramsey: Just Happy to Get Out of the House

Chris Ramsey: Just Happy to Get Out of the House

The genial Geordie brings his Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated show to the masses.

Thu 8 Nov

Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos

Curmudgeonly Irish stand-up who wrote and starred in the TV sitcom Black Books.

Fri 23 Nov

Prices to be confirmed

An Even Wilder Night Out With Chris Packham And Paul Goldstein - Grand Hall, Dorking Halls

Last November Chris Packham and Paul Goldstein wowed and shocked two huge charity audiences in equal measure with a dazzling and provocative wild night out.This year four venues across the UK will benefit from this outspoken and often hilarious wildlife double act. They travelled to Antarctica together in December and astonishingly are still talking. They are returning to the ice this autumn. This series of charity lectures will draw on much of their image catalogue of the last 12 months and some other favourite portfolios.Chris and Paul have worked together for almost fifteen years in various continents and will be expanding that repertoire next year. Both are extremely critical of their own and particularly each others photography, both are also frequently in deep water with their strong views, both are remarkable photographers with large followings.These four evenings should be spectacular, you have been suitably warned

Thu 15 Nov




An affectionate celebration of the life and music of George Michael including his early days with Wham!.

Sat 8 Dec


Geoff Norcott: Traditionalism

Geoff Norcott: Traditionalism

Political stand-up from the comedian who attempts to hold onto modern views in a world where tradition is becoming a dirty word.

Fri 9 Nov

£14 ( £12)

Live On Mars - a Tribute To David Bowie

An evening celebrating the life of David Bowie and his most famous songs.

Mon 26 Nov


Lost Voice Guy

Lost Voice Guy

Fresh off the back of his Britain’s Got Talent 2018 win, Lee Ridley (aka Lost Voice Guy) sets out on a tour of the UK for 2019.

Sat 20 Apr


The Magic of Michael Jackson

Michael. Starring Ben

Michael Jackson tribute.

Sat 29 Jun


Nish Kumar: It's In Your Nature To Destroy Yourself

Nish Kumar: It's In Your Nature To Destroy Yourself

Nish Kumar / Phil McIntyre / Heroes

Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and host of The Mash Report trials new material for a national tour. The title is a quote from Terminator 2. There will be jokes about politics, mankind’s capacity for self-destruction and some jokes that simply don’t work. Come watch someone build something. As seen on Live at the Apollo, Taskmaster, QI and Have I Got News For You. 'One of the best young comedians we have' (Times). 'A masterclass by a no-frills standup at the height of his powers' (Guardian).

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Age category: 12+

Thu 28 Mar


Rick Wakeman: Piano Portraits

Rick Wakeman: Piano Odyssey Tour

Rick Wakeman reinterprets some of his hits in piano form.

Sat 17 Nov


The Rocket Man

The Rocket Man

Tribute to the piano rock of Sir Elton John.

Wed 21 Nov


Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

The Mick Fleetwood-approved tribute act who cover the gamut of Mac material from the Peter Green era to the Buckingham/Nicks days.

Fri 8 Mar


Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age

Russell Kane: Right Man, Wrong Age

Russell Kane discusses why it's perfectly okay to be 20 but feel 40 (or vice versa) and explains why nobody really feels their age.

Wed 27 Feb


You Win Again

You Win Again - Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees

A tour through the Bee Gees' career, from the 60s through the 80s with all the best tunes and plenty of dancing.

Thu 25 Oct


Dorking Halls

Opened in 1931, mainly to act as a venue for the Leith Hill Music Competition, Dorking Halls was the property of the festival until WWII during which they were commandeered by the Meat Marketing Board and the army. In 1946, the halls were thriving, with community events being held there, including flower shows, scout meetings and dances. They were refurbished in 1997 and the venue became a location for theatre, comedy and music, as well as films.

The halls are located in the centre of town and there is parking available at the side and rear of the venue as well as opposite in the council offices car park.

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