Ali Campbell and Alvin Stardust for GuilFest

plus Young Knives, 65DaysofStatic, South Central, Friction(DJ set) + more

published: Wed 19th May 2010

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Friday 16th to Sunday 18th July 2010
Stoke Park, Guildford, Surrey., England MAP
£100 adult weekend, or £110 with camping; Children (12-16) £50 weekend, £60 with camping
last updated: Thu 8th Jul 2010

Ali Campbell, Alvin Stardust, Young Knives, and 65daysofstatic are amongst the many acts added to GuilFest's line-up.

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Ali Campbell has been confirmed to appear on the Main Stage at GuilFest also on Saturday. As lead singer with the world-renowned group UB40, Ali Campbell has sold over 60 million records worldwide. A whole generation has grown up listening to Ali's infectious vocals on classics like 'One in Ten', 'Red Red Wine', 'Don't Break My Heart' and 'Can't Help Falling In Love'.

The legend that is Alvin Stardust comes to GuilFest for the first time this July. The well known singer songwriter who shot to stardom in the 70's is confirmed to perform on The Good Time Guide Stage at GuilFest on Saturday. Alvin had already had four hit singles under the name of Shane Fenton, but 'My Coo Ca Choo', his début single as Alvin Stardust, became a huge international No.1 hit and spent over six months in the charts. Numerous hits followed throughout the world, including 'Jealous Mind', 'You, You, You', 'Red Dress', and 'Good Love', all of which he's sure to showcase at Guildford's Stoke Park.

Indie post-punk rockers Young Kniveshave also been confirmed to appear on Sunday on the Main Stage which also plays host to experimental instrumental rockers 65daysofstatic who return on Friday for the first time since their last appearance at GuilFest in 2008.

Dance duo of the moment, South Central are confirmed to support Sub Focus (DJ set) in The Funky End Dance Tent, also on Friday. Brighton raised, multi award winning DJ Friction will be supporting Chase and Status in The Funky End Dance Tent on Sunday. Regarded by many as not only the most skilled but the most diverse DJ in drum & bass, he is sure to have The Funky End Dance Tent rocking.

Confirmed for The Rock Sound Cave on Saturday are four piece rockers Futures. Whilst The Funky End Dance tent sees Atomic Drop performing on Sunday.

GuilFest regular and renowned singer songwriter of Levellers fame Simon Friend will be playing on Sunday afternoon on The Good Time Guide Stage.

Latvian rockers Brainstorm, Rhizomes, and Ben Montague appear on The Good Time Guide Stage on Friday.

Saint Jude, The Infidels, The Stanley Blacks, Avondale 45, Velvet Razor, and Goldrush take to the same stage on Saturday.

London based electro pop outfit The Dirty Disco, District 6, and a choir of around 30 pensioners who are supported by a five piece rock band called Wonder Years on Sunday.

The main stage also plays host to Macavity's Cat, and Elmor on Friday, Two Fingers of Firewater on Saturday, and Wobbly Squadron on Sunday, with Goliath also confirmed.

They join an eclectic, already announced line-up of Orbital, The Human League, Status Quo, N–Dubz, Just Jack, Kid Creole & The Coconuts, Hawkwind, Hadouken!, Chase and Status (DJ set), Level 42, 10cc, The Blockheads, The Blackout, Tinie Tempah, The King Blues, The Twang, Seth Lakeman, Dreadzone, Pama International, Sub Focus (DJ set), Draven, Turbowolf, Chickenhawk, The Wonderstuff, and many, many more. For the full line-up details to-date, please click here.

The line up is still not complete, and there are loads more acts still to be announced on all the stages. GuilFest is not just about the music and throughout the site there are many activities and shows to keep festival goers entertained all weekend. There's the eFestivals' Cosmic Comedy Tent, returning with a brilliant line up of side splitting comics, The Man In The Moon Theatre Tent, featuring performances from Burlesque Cabaret to Shakespeare, Hugh Fearnley Whittingstalls River Cottage Cafe, The brand new Ceroc Dance Tent, The Eden Peoples's GuilFest Gallery, The Carnivalanza Salon, The 70s Disco, Farmer Giles Barn Dance, Unison Zone, Massive 150ft Beer Tent, Art & Craft Village, Calypso Cocktail Bar, Street Performers, Food Stalls from Around The World, an amazing Kidzone and much, much more.

The Guildford Spectrum Leisure Centre and Lido are right next door to the festival. So visitors can cool off by the pool between bands, or simply go for a refreshing shower.

GuilFest is the quintessential English Family Festival and the perfect place to enjoy 3 sunny days of music, fun and laughter from Friday 16th until Sunday 18th July 2010. Tickets are priced at £100 for an adult weekend, or £110 weekend with camping. Children between 12 and 16 years old tickets are priced at £50 for the weekend, £60 for weekend with camping. N.B. Children between 12 – 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Children aged under 12 have free entry with a ticket holding adult. Campervan tickets are priced at £60.

Day tickets are available Friday adult tickets are priced at £40, Saturday or Sunday tickets are priced at £45. Kids tickets are priced at £30 for each of the three days.

To buy tickets, click here.

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th July 2010
Stoke Park, Guildford, Surrey., England MAP
£100 adult weekend, or £110 with camping; Children (12-16) £50 weekend, £60 with camping
last updated: Thu 8th Jul 2010


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