Guildford – A week to Remember.

17 September 2021

Events 17th 26th September

There are three events happening in the Town Centre over the next week.

Heritage Open Days Thursday 16 - Sunday 19 September

Discover the hidden treasures on your doorstep and celebrate our borough's heritage as England's largest festival of history and culture returns to Guildford.  The annual opportunity explore our beautiful, historic borough - for free! Many beautiful buildings will be open including Guildford Castle, Guildford Museum, Guildhall, Medieval Undercroft and the Victorian School Room.   Other attractions include the beautiful architecture of our historic High Street, see underneath Guildford Cathedral to see its original chapel, and visit the oldest and most important wooden building in Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire - the Wanborough Barn, built 630 years ago.

It is is an ideal opportunity to learn about Guildford's history.

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The Great Big Green Week. 18 – 26 September 2021

During the week 30 exciting events are celebrating The Great Big Green Week. 

Attractions include

  • The River Wey Festival
  • A Vegan Market in the high Street
  • Have your say in a community action plan.
  • Find out about ‘vertical farming’?! 
  • Get your bike fixed at the pop-up bike repair workshop! 

A WWF initiative, The Great Big Green week is the largest event celebrating nature and our climate ever seen in the UK.

Details of all events + tickets:
Car Free Guildford Sunday 26 September

Resulting from a petition by local residents, Guildford town centre will be entirely car-free on Sunday 26 September. 
Come out and enjoy the music, street play for children, food stalls and on-street cafes replacing the usual congestion, bustle, noise and pollution.
Experience for yourselves the benefits and possibilities of a traffic-free town centre!

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