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Box Office Information

Guildford Tourist Information Centre

155 High Street
Opening Times: Monday–Saturday 9:30 – 17:00

01483 444334

Group Discounts are available for many events.

10% off for 5+ tickets
15% off for 10+ tickets


A booking fee may be applied by external box offices which are not part of Guildford Book Festival.

A limited number of events my be ticketed elsewhere, please see brochure & website for details.

Tickets can be purchased in the following ways:
Online: You can book online at

In person: You can book in person and pay in cash or by credit card at Guildford Tourist Information Centre.

By phone: You can book with a credit/debit/switch card by calling the Box Office.

Door Sales: It is best to book in advance to avoid disappointment. However, most venues will sell tickets on the door subject to availability.

If you are registered disabled you are entitled to a free ticket for your support worker or personal assistant. To apply for this you will need to contact our Box Office directly. We also offer 10% discount to customers who are registered unemployed and students. Please contact our Box Office when booking and have your proof of eligibility to hand when you collect your tickets.

Collection of Tickets
Tickets must be collected from the Tourist Information Centre by 12 noon on the day of the event.

For tickets not booked through the Festival Box Office, please refer to the relevant box offices for arrangements for collecting tickets.

Refunds, Exchanges & Returned Tickets
Once you have paid for your tickets, we regret that we are unable to make refunds or exchanges except in the case of a cancelled event. Tickets for sold out shows may be left at the Box Office for possible cash resale. Resale cannot be guaranteed.

Except for events taking place in the auditorium at G Live and The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, seating at all events is unreserved so you can sit anywhere you like.

Please arrive in good time for events. Admitting latecomers is discretionary and you may not be admitted after the beginning of events.

We reserve the right to change programmes, authors/presenters or locations if circumstances dictate.

The views and opinions expressed in any of the books or at any of the Festival events are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Guildford Book Festival.