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  • The Star on South Street. Bottle Brigade, Pink Derbyshire Shirt Snifflers and Ray & the 'Tards play there most weeks.
  • Dorking halls is blatantly the buffest place in town. We work here and its great. You can here a variety of great music and even buy a delicious ice crem from one of the gorgeous ushers. check us out, you know you want to. the ushers are well buffstuff. yeah.
  • dorking halls has bands, groups, comedians and plays of all kinds. acts contain famous people like jimmy carr to perhaps not so famous bands that have recently began their career's as artists.
  • Kings Arms Public House (West Street) on Wedenesday and Sunday evenings. Can get very crowded and smoky! Arty P's (used to be Jolly Butchers)- Dene Street- Thursday evenings - mainly jazz! More of a wine bar than a pub.
  • the kings arms has a band on sundays usally nice place to sit and chill bar staff not bad either
  • RANMORE COMMON / ABINGER COMMON / COLDHARBOUR -- During the summer, great place for raves and especially to upset the 'posh' little villagers!
  • Good local Samba band - Bloco Do Sul
  • Watermill being rebuilt, some Pubs, Kings Arms in West Street.
  • the doring hall on new years eve what a night
  • (oh yes much better than the above) Funk a Duck discos at the dorking Halls!! how 80's but the best time of my life
  • There are occasionally some live bands that play in the area, mostly local bands though...they usually play at the "Watermill" or the"Malthouse". Every Sunday there is usually a live band that plays at the "Kings Arms" in West Street. These bands are normally from other areas!
  • The Watermill, its gone down hill though!
  • Dorking now has a weekly Comedy venue, The Big Fish at The Watermill, Reigate Road. The shows commence at 8.30 every Wednesday and feature resident compere, Ben Norris, plus a packed bill of top stand-ups from the London circuit. Admission is just 3.50, food is available and the bar is open 'till midnight.

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Last updated: 2010-03-10

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