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.
  • 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.

If you have any comments on the web site contact



For more on The Friends, please see

Interested in Art - Supportive of Guildford's Heritage

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

 Registered Charity Number 1032180



Contact Information

Upcoming events


Monday 19 June 2017

One of the most opulent and beautiful mansions built in the early1600’s by Sir Thomas Howard and lived in until 1948. A wonderful palatial interior containing newly restored Nursery suite,...

Visit to Lullingstone Castle

Wednesday 19 July 2017

See Visits Summer 2017 for details

Visit to Knebworth House

Monday 21 August 2017

See Visits Summer 2017 for details


An interview with member Mary Broughton to coincide with the Sidney Sime exhibition at the Woking Lightbox, can be found on the following link