About Us

The Friends of Guildford House is a registered charity whose aims are: the advancement of public education in the arts, in particular through the promotion, support, assistance and improvement of the Guildford House Art Gallery; and to promote Guildford House as a building of historic interest and to support permanent public access.

Guildford House

It therefore seeks:

  • To stimulate interest in the Borough’s exhibitions by arranging, where possible, a lecture on a related subject to the current exhibition.
  • To give financial support to any exhibitions of specific local interest and also to assist in purchasing works for Guildford House.
  • To issue a newsletter giving information on exhibitions, lectures and visits, etc.
  • To maintain contact with other local societies interested in the visual arts.
  • To organise visits to cultural activities and exhibitions in London and southern England.



The annual subscription is £10 per member. If you would like to join, please download and complete FOGH New Members Application Form

Membership forms are also available from:

Guildford House Gallery


155 High Street, Guildford, GU1 3AJ

Telephone 01483 444751

or from FOGHMemSec@gmail.com.

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For more on The Friends, please see

Interested in Art - Supportive of Guildford's Heritage

For more on the House and Gallery, visit http://www.guildford.gov.uk/guildfordhouse.

 Registered Charity Number 1032180



Contact Information

Upcoming events

Visit to Queen's Gallery and V&A or Royal Holloway

Wednesday 05 October 2016

A morning visit to the Queen’s Gallery for the exhibition entitled Scottish Artists 1750-1900 “From Caledonia to the Continent”. It will bring together paintings, drawings and...

Visit to the National Gallery for BEYOND CARAVAGGIO

Thursday 03 November 2016

The revolutionary influence of Caravaggio’s (1572- 1610) paintings inspired a multitude of artists during his lifetime and the decades immediately after his untimely death. This is the first...


None at present