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GuilFest: Festival to return home to Stoke Park after 10-year absence

Stoke Park Revival: How GuilFest is Breathing New Life into a Historic Venue:
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The popular music festival GuilFest is set to make a triumphant return to its Guildford home after a 10-year hiatus. The event will take place on the weekend of June 29 and 30 at Stoke Park, featuring performances across five stages, including music and comedy acts.

Headline performances will include the local band The Stranglers and former Eurovision runner-up Sam Ryder. Get ready to crank up the music and unleash your inner festival animal, because GuilFest is back after a decade-long hiatus! Mark your calendars for June 29th and 30th, 2024, when Stoke Park once again transforms into a pulsating hub of music, comedy, and good vibes. Attendees can look forward to:

Homecoming Celebration

For GuilFest veterans, this isn’t just another festival; it’s a joyous homecoming. After 10 years at Hurtwood Polo Club, the festival returns to its original stomping grounds, Stoke Park. Organizer Tony Scott couldn’t be more thrilled: “It’s amazing to be back! We built this festival here, won awards (like the ‘Best Family Festival’ in 2006!), and created countless cherished memories.” Stoke Park promises to reignite the magic of GuilFest’s golden years while injecting a fresh dose of excitement and innovation.

Music for Every Soul

Whether you’re a die-hard rock fan, a pop enthusiast, or a groove-seeking adventurer, GuilFest has a sonic feast lined up for you. Local heroes The Stranglers will bring their legendary punk-rock anthems like “Golden Brown” and “No More Heroes” to the main stage.

Eurovision royalty Sam Ryder joins the party with his soulful vocals and chart-topping hit “Space Man.” But that’s just the tip of the iceberg! Keep an eye on the festival website for more artist announcements, which promise a diverse lineup spanning genres and generations.

Beyond the Beats

It’s a global food fair right at your fingertips, where you can embark on a flavor safari without leaving the festival grounds. Dreaming of a trip to sunny Thailand and its mouthwatering Pad Thai? Or maybe you’re craving the sizzling tacos of vibrant Mexico?

No matter what your taste buds desire, GuilFest has you covered! Craving laughter? The comedy tent is your haven, guaranteed to tickle your funny bone with established and rising stars.

Craving some chill after all the dancing? The wellness zone has your back with relaxing yoga, calming meditations, and pampering treatments. And for the game masters out there, a brand new tent explodes with consoles, tournaments, and enough virtual worlds to keep you hooked for hours!

  • Food and literary tents, providing a culinary and cultural experience

  • Wellness areas for relaxation and rejuvenation

  • A new gaming tent, offering a fun and engaging space for gamers

The GuilFest music festival is making a highly anticipated return to its home in Guildford after a decade-long absence. “GuilFest, a popular music festival, is making a triumphant return to Stoke Park next June after a decade-long hiatus.

Stoke Park Revival: How GuilFest is Breathing New Life into a Historic Venue:
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The event promises to be an exhilarating experience for attendees. Spread across five stages, the festival will showcase a diverse range of music genres and side-splitting comedy acts. Notably, the legendary rockers

The Stranglers will headline on Saturday, June 29, while the UK’s 2022 Eurovision entry, singer Sam Ryder, will take the stage on Sunday, June 30. Music enthusiasts can look forward to an unforgettable lineup!”


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