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Marmozets just announced!July 28, 2014

The marvellous Marmozets will be playing here at venue live this August 19th in the run-up to Reading & Leeds festival – tickets are now onsale here, here and here – get ‘em before they go!

Kerrang! Magazine 4/5 – “The most exciting young band in Britain. A breathless, bold and brilliant effort from a band with a seemingly bottomless reserve of ideas”

Rock Sound 9/10 – “One of the most exciting new sounds to come out of the UK” 4.5/5 – “Vexed sees the band crank the math rock elements of their sound way beyond its predecessor, and it’s another indicator of just how far they’re able to push boundaries”

Win FREE tickets with our short survey!July 24, 2014

Afternoon everyone, we’re currently conducting a brief survey into the relationship between genre and customer habits and we need your help!

If you have visited the Boileroom at least once (ever!), have a spare 5-10 minutes to kill and fancy being in with the chance of winning some freebies as a thank you, then simply head to our survey HERE!

We have a pair of FREE tickets to the show of your choice (provided it’s not sold out already) or two bottles of our own Little Boileroom beer (available to over 18s only), brewed by the wonderful Little Beer Corporation, to give away! So if you’ve spent some time at the venue, complete the survey and leave a contactable email address in the final box of the form, you’ll automatically be entered into the prize draw to win one of those two lovely prizes. It’s just a short survey but will really help us out, and of course could land you some excellent freebies!

Full details of how the results will be used, as well as conditions of entry can be found in the survey’s introduction.

Thanks as always! The Boileroom Team.


Music Meditation WorkshopJuly 16, 2014

Music Meditation Workshop

Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Mindfulness meditation practitioner and professional musician Andrew Ford invites you on a journey of self
exploration through sound.

A selection of unique musical instruments will be played to provide the sonic focus for meditation, drawing
the meditator into deep relaxation, concentration and bliss.
Musical instruments include Native American style Flutes, Kalimbas, Tibetan singing bowls and Hang.

No prior meditation experience required and beginners most definitely welcome.

Meditators can choose to lie or sit, whichever is most comfortable.

Please bring yoga mats, cushions, etc with you.

We are limited to 30 spaces only – buy tickets in advance here to guarantee a space!
Music for meditation and yoga –

BIGTOPP // THE OHMZJuly 8, 2014



We’re carrying on skanking this month with the return of Bigtopp Monday 28th July with The Ohmz in tow – if you caught Bigtopp at Skatopia back in February you’ll know why we’re so excited for this show! Tickets onsale here – come join us! X



We have a veritable mish-mash of genres in store for you this week! Tonight we launch the Guildford Fringe Festival and fundraising for local resident, photographer and ‘raconteur Phil Mitchell’s upcoming trip to India with Veterinary charity Mission Rabies in style with a host of local performers. We’ll have live music from the lovely UkeJam plus special guests, Nefarious Picaroons, The New Hawleans Jug Band.

But that’s not all, folks! Surrey Circus will be setting up shop in the garden, local artist Andrew Curtis will be drawing caricatures on the night, and Phil will be taking some of his delightful photographs on the night to sell as well as a superb raffle with some great prizes: A £40 food and drink voucher at the King’s Head, a £20 voucher for the Joint Butchers, A fuller’s Brewery Tour & a beer, 4 tickets to a show of choice at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, A meal at the Sizzling Wok, A Charley Farley Sunday Four Grab Bag of goodies, and so many more! Raffle tickets are £1 and available for one night only – come on down to this free entry, all ages show and help us raise some funds for a good cause (Donations for Phil’s trip can be made here), and celebrate some of Guildford’s finest musical, creative talents and local businesses! X

On Wednesday night we have more local talent lined up with Vinyl Staircase playing their first headline show here at the venue, with support from Son Joan, Bleak House, Seers, and Isabella Rose Hart. Once again this is a free entry show, come down and catch them before they go stellar! X

Thursday we welcome back the marvellous Shrine, who supported Empress back here with an electric live show back in April. Getting some serious Air-time with Daniel P. Carter on Radio One, the likely lads from Brighton are stopping off in Guildford en-route to Sonisphere! Catch them here LIVE with support from I Plead Irony, For Astronauts and Satellites, and Throatpunch City. Tickets available here.


…And on Friday we take a trip down memory lane courtesy of GU1 Punx and Sam Hopper, with Megan’s Righteous Blast-From-The-Past Birthday Bonanza! (Best gig name ever?!) For one night only, some classic Guildford now-legendary acts will be getting back together to play it LIVE one more time: Complex GSL, Jeremy George, Pickled Dick and Abel Hans will all be taking to the stage, we’re soo excited for this show! Tickets available from here, here and here.


Check out what else we have in store in the coming weeks here x