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Sunday 21st May

Now in its 25th successful year, the UK's longest established guitar show, the North West Guitar Show, will return to Haydock Park Racecourse Exhibition Centre on Sunday 21st May 2023.



Sunday 21st May, 2023 | 10am - 4:30pm



Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 0HQ


Entry Fee

£9 Admission on the door | Accompanied under 12’s free. (Card payment or cash for admission.)


The north of England’s biggest one day guitar show.

Only two minutes from junction 23 of the M6 motorway...

Building on record attendance and sales in 2022, this year’s show will be the biggest yet with more than 100 dealers and exhibitors with product to sell in four large exhibition halls.


The event brings together major retailers, distributors, manufacturers, luthiers, boutique specialists and even private collectors all with bargains in everything guitar related. It is a unique opportunity to buy, sell and trade new, vintage and second hand guitars, amps, effects and accessories and to be entertained by live music from top guitarists in the 300-seater live music hall.

Burst Believers vintage display with original ’58, ‘59 and ’60 Bursts and other rare guitars from the golden age.

LIVE MUSIC ALL DAY. Blues/rock from the Paul Rose Band; alternative metal with Mercia; and Carrie Martin with acoustic folk/rock. Plus, a pickup workshop with Trevor Wilkinson and dynamic guitarist Samuel C Lees.

Separate demo rooms, displays and workshops.


The Show is sponsored by: Scan Pro Audio, PMT, Wilkinson, Vintage, Fret-King, Patrick Eggle Guitars, Musicians' Union, Reflex Print, Strings & Things, L R Baggs, Mooer, Hercules Stands, Ernie Ball and McCrerie Guitars. PA and stage by Stage UK.


A fantastic day out is guaranteed - a treat for any guitar enthusiast. Licensed bar and refreshments available.


This raceday has now passed, click here to view our upcoming racedays at Haydock Park Racecourse.

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Located just one mile from junction 23 of the M6




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