Reviews of Guilfest
Family friendly and laid-back offering a multitude of different musical styles with classic and modern acts, plus entertainment, children's area, art and crafts, and a truly festive atmosphere.
After a year off GuilFest returns to take place at Stoke Park, Guildford in Surrey with the dates confirmed as Friday 18th to Sunday 20th July 2014.
GuilFest is an independent music and arts festival held in the beautiful surroundings of Stoke Park, Guildford. This year, the festival takes place over the weekend of the 18th, 19th and 20th of July. Famed for its fantastically eclectic line ups and fun and friendly atmosphere, GuilFest offers a weekend of great live musical entertainment set across 9 stages, crossing all genres – there really is something for everyone! As well as live music, there is comedy, theatre, arts and crafts, all sorts of other entertainment For information about all of the areas at GuilFest 2014, check the menus above: "What to expect?", "Stages" and "Festival Info"
With its MASSIVE 150 foot beer tent serving our very own GuilFest bitter, Calypso cocktail bar, Comedy Zone, Theatre tent, Dance tent, extensive KidZone and much much more, GuilFest caters for young and old alike - for local visitors or families wanting to just come for the day, or for the whole weekend for a 3 day mini holiday! Guildford's outdoor swimming Lido and Spectrum Leisure Centre on either side of the festival grounds offer easy breaks from the main festival site with a refreshing swim as well as a showering opportunity for the campers.
Started in 1992 by Tony Scott, who still runs and directs the festival, the first festival attracted 1,500 people per day. Now in its 22nd year, GuilFest is attracting up to 20,000 visitors each day and has truly established itself as one of the UK's leading festivals, winning the prestigious 'Best Family Festival Award' at the UK Festival Awards in 2006 and being consistently nominated for the family festival award and best medium sized festival award in the UK over the last few years.
To see this year's full lineup, please use the link below