The Guildford Story Walk from Guildford Town Guides

► The Guildford Story covers a selection of the most important locations as chosen by your guide. As well as the High Street, Tunsgate, Castle grounds and Quarry Street areas, the walk may sometimes go down to the Town Bridge and the River Wey. Meeting place: ► Tunsgate Arch, High Street (opposite the Guildhall). Frequency: ► Twice a week from

John Russell, A Georgian Portrait Painter at Work Exhibition at Guildford Museum

Guildford Museum Castle Arch, Guildford

We are welcoming residents back to our museum with a fantastic exhibition dedicated to the stunning work of John Russell (1745-1806). The 'John Russell, A Georgian Portrait Painter at Work' exhibition opens on Wednesday 26 May at 12pm and runs throughout the summer until 9 October 2021. The show introduces John Russell and his working

Made in Guildford Walk Guildford Town Guides

Find out about the industries that helped make Guildford the prosperous town it is today: what was 'Guildford Blue' cloth, how did a cycle shop end up producing military tanks in WW2, why do we have an 'Electric' Theatre? Description: Theme walk - general interest► A circular route through the Castle grounds, Quarry Street and down

Kings, Worthies and Scoundrels Walk Guildford Town Guides

Guildford has been graced with celebrated visitors, including royalty, over the centuries due to its important position. The town has also had a copious number of its own worthies and scoundrels some of whom achieved national acclaim and others calumny and shame. Come on this walk to get the low down on some people who


Now in our 15th year, Walkfest is a community project supported by Guildford Borough Council and a number of wonderful sponsors. ​ The month long celebration of walking is designed to get people of all ages and abilities out and about, in and around our beautiful town and the surrounding countryside... For more information and

Guildford Heritage Open Days


Discover the hidden treasures on your doorstep and celebrate our borough's heritage as England's largest festival of history and culture returns to Guildford from Thursday 16 - Sunday 19 September. The annual Heritage Open Days allows us to have fun, learn and explore our beautiful, historic borough - for free!

Investec Music Festival

September is the new May for the IIMF! All our original artists have confirmed their availability and we have some new and exceptionally exciting venues. Tickets for September’s rescheduled 2021 season are now on sale online from the Guildford Tourist Information Centre and click here for more details of the programme!  N. B There is a performance

Wey River Festival

Dapdune Wharf

Saturday 18 September from 11am to 8.30pm.  Free entry to the Wharf. 18 September 2021 brings the Wey River Festival back to Dapdune Wharf in Guildford - with a variety of stands, food, craft activities and of course, the fantastic illuminated pageant as it gets dark. The Wharf opens at 11:00 and there'll be lots

Tropicana Nights at G Live

G Live London Road, Guildford

If you are looking for a fun filled evening of pure 80s music and dancing for the over 25s, then look no further! Come and join us and indulge yourselves in pure 80s heaven. Specialising in good old fashioned party nights, we guarantee you and your friends will have an incredible night. So, whether you

Surrey Vegan Market

Our Vegan Market returns from 10:30am-3:30pm at the Portsmouth Road Car Park on the 19th September. For more information on the market please click here 

Haggard Cat at The Boileroom

The Boileroom 13 Stoke Fields, Guildford

Snarling two-headed riff dispensers Haggard Cat are gearing up to release their third album, Common Sense Holiday, on 13th March via Earache Records. The Nottingham-based duo have previously taken the foundations laid down by Mississippi delta-blues artists and relayed them through an earth-shattering sense of groove and a Russian Big Muff dialled to 11. But with Common Sense Holiday, Haggard

Mischief Theatre presents: ‘Groan Ups’ at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Millbrook, Guildford

12 APR 2021 - 17 APR 2021 Something a little different from the creators of The Play That Goes Wrong… Following their phenomenal rise to global success with The Play That Goes Wrong, The Comedy About a Bank Robbery and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, multi award-winning Mischief Theatre return on tour with their brand new comedy all about growing up. Do we

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