An Invitation...

Become a Friend of the Guildford Book Festival and enjoy a range of benefits that membership brings, while helping to support your local Festival.

We are re-launching our Friends scheme and invite you to join us.  For just £30 per year you’ll receive a range of benefits from reduced-price tickets to reserve seating, as well as advance information of Festival events.

Annual membership 


Our aim at the Guildford Book Festival is to encourage and promote an interest in books and reading to as diverse an audience as possible. We already work closely with local schools but with your support we can further our charitable aims and widen our role in the community. 

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As a Friend of the Festival you will be entitled to:

·       10% discount* on most Festival events

·       Free Festival Tote bag

·       Reserve seating at all events, booked in advance

·       Advance notice and priority booking of Festival tickets

·       Invitation to an exclusive Festival event

·       Regular updates by email including advance notice of on-sale dates and extra discounts on some tickets

·       Advance notice of special events

For more information on becoming a Friend of Guildford Book Festival, please email Alex Andrews on

* Discounts and offers are for the sole use of the Member only. Ticket discounts will need to be purchased via the Festival Box Office at the Tourist Information Centre. Ticket discounts are not available on events that include food or drink in the ticket price. Guildford Book Festival reserves the right to adjust benefits at any time, terms and conditions apply