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

The Budapest Cafe Orchestra in Concert at The Electric Theatre

The Electric Theatre Onslow Street, Guildford

The BCO were established by British composer and violinist, Christian Garrick, and led by him they play a blistering barrage of traditional folk and gypsy-flavoured music from across the Balkans and Russia, Klezmer laments, Romanian Doinas, Hungarian Czadas and their own unique re-imaginings of some of the biggest tunes ever written by the classical greats.

Banff Film Festival World Tour: Green Programme at G Live

G Live London Road, Guildford

Embark on a thrilling night of adventure with a brand-new collection of short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival! The Banff Mountain Film Festival joins the world’s best adventure film-makers and explorers as they push themselves to the limits in the most remote and stunning corners of the globe. Witness epic human-powered feats,

Himalayas at The Boileroom

The Boileroom 13 Stoke Fields, Guildford

For more information and to book, please click here    

Tez Ilyas: The Vicked Tour at G Live

G Live London Road, Guildford

The brand-new stand-up show from brand-new author and the star of The Tez O’Clock Show (Channel 4), TEZ Talks (BBC Radio 4) and the multi-award-winning Man Like Mobeen (BBC Three).Join Tez as he uses his trademark silly, smart and subversive humour to celebrate all that we still have.Expect mega laughs, happy groans and cheeky provocations, as Tez guarantees a vicked time.

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