Surrey's £26m G Live arts venue opened by Duke of Kent

Duke of Kent unveils plaque A plaque has been unveiled at G Live to mark the official launch of the arts venue

A new multi-million pound entertainment venue in Surrey has been officially opened by the Duke of Kent.

G Live, in Guildford, which hosts music, comedy and family shows, opened in the autumn but the duke unveiled a plaque to mark its official launch.

The £26m venue has a 1,700-capacity auditorium, a 150-capacity studio theatre and conference rooms.

Guildford mayor, Councillor Terence Patrick, said the building was a venue for the 21st Century.

Since its opening in September, the venue has already had more than 35,000 visitors and 14 sell-out shows, Guildford council said.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

BBC Surrey

Weather

Guildford

18 °C 9 °C

Features

  • OrangemanPunctured pride?

    How would N Ireland's Orangemen feel if Scotland left the union?


  • Sheep on Achill IslandMass exodus

    Why hundreds of thousands of people have left Ireland


  • MarchionessThames tragedy

    Survivors and victims' families remember Marchioness disaster


  • A teenaged mother in the Zaatari campUntold misery

    The plight of Syria's refugee child brides


  • Michael MosleyMeat feast?

    Which is the best eco option - eating beef, chicken or mussels?


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.