2014 Guiting Festival

Dates and Details

Imogen Cooper

Piano - Saturday 2 August 2014

Peter Knight's Gigspanner

Folk - Sunday 3 August 2014 (Open-air)

Katya Apekisheva with Charles Owen

Four-Hands Piano - Saturday 26 July 2014

Morgan Szymanski and "O Duo"

Accoustic Guitar with Percussion - Monday 28 July 2014

Sophia Lisovskaya

Piano - Tuesday 29 July 2014

Ivan Yanakov with the London Chamber Players

Piano with String Orchestra - Friday 25 July 2014

Elisabeth Streichert

Concertos in Miniature - Friday 1 August 2014

Charles Owen

Four-Hands Piano with Katya Apekisheva - Saturday 26 July 2014

Jason Rebello

Jazz - Sunday 27 July 2014 (Open-air)

Megan Henwood

Folk - Sunday 3 August 2014 (Open-air)

Gwilym Simcock

Jazz Quintet - Wednesday 30 July 2014

Swing From Paris

Swing Jazz - Sunday 27 July 2014 (Open-air)

Jennifer Pike with Jeremy Pike

Violin - Thursday 31 July 2014

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Exceptional Music

If you are looking for great music in a beautiful rural setting then the Guiting Festival is for you.

Each summer we celebrate outstanding musical performances from world-class artists in the relaxed, informal context of England's beautiful Cotswold countryside.

We aim to bring you an exciting range of classical, jazz and folk music performances in concerts that are held in the Guiting Power Village Hall or outdoors in the adjacent playing fields.

Outstanding Location

Guiting Power is a beautiful, rural village in the heart of the Gloucestershire Cotswold Hills. It is only a few minutes away from Stow-on-the-Wold, Bourton-on-the-Water and Winchcombe. Broadway, Cheltenham, and Cirencester can all be reached within 30 minutes or less by car.

Guiting Power's roots can be traced back over a thousand years to Anglo-Saxon times and its medieval heritage is still visible today.

Time after time the village has proven to be the ideal venue for the Festival since its inauguration nearly half a century ago.

For You

The Guiting Festival is a registered charity and is run entirely by volunteers.

It is funded exclusively by ticket receipts, sponsorship and donations.

Our objectives are to bring outstanding live music to the Cotswolds at a price that makes it available to as wide an audience as possible.

All surplus funds are ploughed back into the festival to ensure that you continue to enjoy exciting performances from some of today's most talented musical artists.

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NEW IN 2014

Peter Knight's

Peter Knight's Gigspanner

Steeleye Span's legendary fiddle player, Peter Knight, brought his inimitable trio to the Guiting Power Festival in 2014, supported by singer-songwriter Megan Henwood.


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Guiting Festival:
the last 40+ years

Natalie Clein

This brief synopsis of the Guiting Festival since 1970 makes fascinating reading.
The article was written in 2010 to celebrate the Festival's 40th anniversary.

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