We'd like to thank you all for helping to make GuilFest 2011 one of the best GuilFest's ever. We really hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
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Just over three weeks to go until GuilFest 2011, the festival’s 20th birthday, and aside from a few yet-to-be-announced gems the line up is nearing completion!
The bill this year really is something special. What has been dubbed by many as the best line up ever for GuilFest is a fine and very eclectic mix of some of the best music, theatre, comedy and all out fun you could possible hope to enjoy at a festival! This year Stoke Park boasts a huge 8 stages of live music, and, by popular demand, for the first time ever features a dedicated punk and ska stage – in association with Vive Le Rock magazine! Also new to the site this year is The GuilFest Vintage Fayre – An area for you to step back in time to quintessential England and enjoy all the fashion, art, music, jive & jazz, tea and scones, and idiosyncrasies from those crazy bygone days!
22 June 2011 | Read The Full Story >
KATE RUSBY, FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND, SKINDRED,
MY PASSION, SONIC BOOM SIX, SOUND OF GUNS, ATTACK! ATTACK! DINOSAUR PILE UP, LIBRARY OF JUNE, THE XCERTS, JEHST, CEREBRAL BALLZY, REVOKER, EXIT INTERNATIONAL, BENJI BOKO, PURE REASON REVOLUTION, DEATH OF THIEVES, PINT SHOT RIOT, ANZI DESTRUCTION, COMPUTERS, MARNER BROWN, SUBSOURCE, MAX RAPTOR, CALLING ALL ASTRONAUTS, WEYWARD CHILE, SUSIE CLARKE COLLECTIVE, CLAIRE NICOLSON &THE RHIZOMES.
All confirmed for GuilFest 2011!!
15 June 2011 | Read The Full Story >
All confirmed for GuilFest 2011!!
The original line-up of legendary Liverpool band The Farm, who have just reformed to play live again in 2011, are set to star on The Good Time Guide Stage on Saturday 16th July. UK Rapper Wretch 32 is confirmed to perform on the Main Stage at GuilFest on Saturday 16th July. Celtic rockers The Popes will be supporting Adam Ant on The Good Time Guide Stage on Friday 15th July. 21 year old artist Yasmin will be performing on the Main Stage on Saturday 16th July.
02 June 2011 | Read The Full Story >
+ BRAND NEW VIVE LE ROCK PUNK/SKA STAGE FEATURING:
NEVILLE STAPLE / UK SUBS / THE SKINTS / 999 /
ANTI NOWHERE LEAGUE / THE LURKERS / THE LAMBRETTAS /
MISSING ANDY / THE GRIT / RANDOM HAND / DIRTY REVOLUTION / THE SEX PISTOLS EXPERIENCE / NEWTOWN KINGS / DC FONTANA / STONE FOUNDATION / Loyd Grossman's THE NEW FORBIDDEN
Joining the already announced Roger Daltrey from The Who playing TOMMY and The Who’s Greatest Hits, James Blunt, Razorlight, N-Dubz, Adam Ant, Gallows, Erasure, Noisettes, Peter Andre, Public Image Ltd Echo & The Bunnymen, The Saw Doctors, Ziggy Marley, Pendulum (DJ Set) & MC AD, Nero, Modestep (DJ Set)
16 May 2011 | Read The Full Story >
The eFestivals comedy tent returns for GuilFest 2011, with another side-splitting lineup. In association with Cosmic Comedy, the comedy experts, expect hilarity all round. Running all weekend long, this year the tent is headlined by:
SIMON BLIGH, ALISTAIR BARRIE, CHRISTIAN REILLY
and many more.
11 May 2011 | Read The Full Story >
Indie rockers NOISETTES are confirmed to perform on the Main Stage at GuilFest 2011 on Saturday 16th July. ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN will be supporting Roger Daltrey from The Who on Friday night on the Main Stage. Irish Rockers, THE SAW DOCTORS return to GuilFest's Main Stage on Sunday 17th July and topping the bill on Friday 15th July is NERO in the Funky End Dance Tent. Headlining the tent on Saturday 16th July will be PENDULUM (DJ SET) back by popular demand following their fantastic DJ set back in 2009 and supporting PENDULUM (DJ SET) on Saturday night is MODESTEP.
05 May 2011 | Read The Full Story >
They join an incredibly eclectic already announced line up of James Blunt, Razorlight, N-Dubz, PiL, Peter Andre, Erasure, and Ziggy Marley. 27 April 2011 | Read The Full Story >
GuilFest organisers have announced WWF-UK as charity partner for this year's festival. Best known as the world's leading conservation body, the WWF is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, and the charity remains at the heart of global activities involving safeguarding the natural world, tackling the global threat of climate change and helping people change the way they live, in order to ease pressure on natural resources.
19 April 2011 | Read The Full Story >
Returning by popular demand, after providing what without a doubt was one of the highlights of last year's festival are N-Dubz. Scheduled to play on the main stage on Saturday evening, the trio are sure to provide visitors to this year's GuilFest with a fantastic show.
Ziggy Marley is confirmed for the Main Stage at GuilFest on Sunday 17th July. The eldest son of reggae legend Bob Marley, Ziggy began his musical career in 1979 as the frontman of Ziggy Marley and The Melody Makers, releasing eleven incredibly popular albums and earning three Grammy awards.
6 April 2011 | Read The Full Story >
Ozzie singer/songwriter Peter Andre is confirmed to headline the Good Time Guide Stage on Saturday 16th July. With numerous No.1 hit singles, a multitude of national and international awards, as well as sell-out tours throughout the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia and a plethora of television appearances, Peter Andre can genuinely be described as a household name.
Public Image Ltd, the English post-punk outfit fronted by John Lydon AKA Johnny Rotten are confirmed to headline the Good Time Guide Stage on Sunday 17th July. Erasure, the definitive synth-pop superstars, will be supporting James Blunt on the Main Stage at GuilFest on Sunday 17th July. 16 March 2011 | Read The Full Story >
GuilFest organisers are delighted with their latest 'Golden Touch': confirmation that this year's Saturday night headliners will be maverick indie rock outfit RAZORLIGHT!
Fronted by outspoken lead singer Johnny Borell, Razorlight are one of the key guitar bands of the last decade, having sold over 4 million albums, performed to sell-out crowds on arena tours and festivals, and featured on the front cover of magazines from NME to Vogue.
26 Jan 2011. | Read more about Razorlight >
Sensational singer/songwriter James Blunt is confirmed for a headline performance at GuilFest 2011 on Sunday July 17th. James last entertained Guildford crowds as a little known artist back in 2004, and now three huge albums, two world tours and a string of prestigious awards later, organisers are delighted to welcome him back to GuilFest, this time taking his rightful place as headliner and closing the festival on the Main Stage.
13 Jan 2011 | Read The Full Story >