GuilFest 2011

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GuilFest 2011

Friday 15th to Sunday 17th July 2011
Stoke Park, Guildford, Surrey., England MAP
£110 adult weekend, or £120 with camping
Last updated: Thu 14th Jul 2011

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.

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This year GuilFest takes place at Stoke Park, Guildford in Surrey with the dates confirmed as Friday 15th to Sunday 17th July 2011.

Unlike some other festivals, you can immediately feel that this festival with a capacity of 25,000 is being run to give everyone a great time, rather than to get rich quick!


Roger Daltry headlines Friday, Razorlight will headline on Saturday and James Blunt headlines on Sunday. Adam Ant And The Good The Mad And The Lovely Posse, Public Image Ltd. and Peter Andre have been announced as Good Time Guide Stage headliners. Nero and Pendulum (DJ Set) headline the Funky End, with Noisettes, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Saw Doctors, Erasure, N-Dubz, Gallows, Kate Rusby, Funeral For A Friend, Skindred, Levi Roots, Ziggy Marley, Modestep (DJ Set), Chipmunk, Steve Harley, Hugh Cornwell, The Rifles, The Blow Monkeys, 999, The Lurkers, Neville Staple, UK Subs, The Farm, Wretch 32, The Popes, DJ Fresh, YasmIn, Alice Gold, Redlight, Bare Noize, and more announced. With many more announcements still to be made. For the line-up details, stage and day splits as available please click here.

The line-up is always quality, so there's more enjoyment to be got from the bands than you might expect and there's also late night entertainment.

The comedy line-up includes Simon Bligh, Alistair Barrie on Saturday, Christian Reilly, Richard Morton, Rich Wilson, Jim Smallman, Bridget Christie, Ola, Bennett Arron, Pierre Hollins, Paul Sinha, Danny Ward, Nick Revell, Earl Okin, Henning Wehn, Keith Donnelly, Chris Martin, Ray Green, Julian Deane, Dan Thomas, Matt Price, Edward Aczel, Shazia Mirza, Michael Fabbri, Gordon Southern, Gerry K, Colin Owens, and more.


An adult weekend camping ticket is priced at £120, adult weekend tickets without camping are priced at £110, child (aged 12-15 years old) weekend with camping £70 and child weekend tickets without camping are priced at £60. Children aged under 12 have free entry with a ticket holding adult. A campervan ticket is priced at £60.

To buy tickets, click here.

On top of the early bird ticket offer GuilFest are also offering a group discount!! If you purchase any 8 weekend or weekend camping tickets, they will throw in an extra one for free!

Day tickets will be available at a later date.


There's live music over seven stages, comedy in the eFestivals Cosmic Comedy tent, The Man In The Moon Theatre Tent, Farmer Giles' barn dance, children's entertainment, street theatre, art and crafts, and delicious food from around the world. There will also be a late licensed 150 foot beer tent bar which means nobody has to wait very long for refreshment, cocktail bars, and lots of clean toilets throughout the site and camping areas.


The extensive Kidzone features fun, games, theatre and activities, with circus performances, face painting, and fun rides. On the Sunday it's over to the children for the annual Kids Parade, where the children get to show the rest of the festival what they have made over their weekend.

Performance times

The music starts at around 5pm on the Friday, and noon on Saturday and Sunday. Music finishes at 11pm on Friday and Saturday, with an earlier 9:30pm finish on Sunday. With late night comedy for night owls.

Disabled provision

The festival also caters for visitors with disabilities – both the Main and 2nd stages have viewing platforms and the festival also provides a dedicated camping area, toilet facilities and stewards who are there to help. Visitors with disabilities are recommended to visit the Accessibility pages on the festivals web site.

Car parking

Car parking is right next to the festival site so no long walks heaving camping gear for anybody.


The campsite opens at 10am on Thursday morning, with the main site opening at 10am Friday Morning. The campsite has entertainment on Thursday night with a bar and disco!

Off site

Facilities adjacent to Stoke Park include The Guildford Lido which is only 2 minutes walk and The Spectrum Leisure Centre, great for hot showers, a sauna or a swim. The historic town is itself only 10 minutes walk away and has shops, cafes restaurants, bars and pubs galore; Guildford even has its own castle!

More info

Click HERE for information about all aspects of GuilFest.

eFestivals is again proud to be a sponsor of GuilFest in 2011, as part of our commitment to put 10% of our turnover back into festivals.

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