Now in its 26th successful year, the UK's longest established guitar show, the North West Guitar Show, will return to Haydock Park Racecourse Exhibition Centre on Sunday 19th May 2024 from 10am to 4:30pm.

Only two minutes from junction 23 of the M6 motorway, this prestige and spacious location is close to all the North West major routes, provides superb facilities and has the advantage of easy load-in for exhibitors, excellent catering, licensed bar and free parking for all.

Building on record attendance and sales in 2023, this year’s show will be the biggest yet with more than 120 dealers and exhibitors with product to sell in four large exhibition halls. The north of England’s biggest guitar show.

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.

The show also features the ever-popular Burst Believers vintage display with original ’58, ‘59 and ’60 Bursts and other rare guitars from the golden age. Come and talk to the owners of these classic guitars.

LIVE MUSIC ALL DAY from bands, duos and solo performers. Separate demo room displays and workshops

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

A fantastic day out is guaranteed - a treat for any guitar enthusiast.

Licensed bar and refreshments available. (Cashless payment only in cafes and bars). 

Free parking.

Admission £10 at the door. Accompanied under 12’s free. (Card payment or cash for admission.)

Enquiries 07403346409.Email:

Exhibitor enquiries:
Registration is open to any business with guitar-related products including retailers, distributors, manufacturers, luthiers, boutique makers and private collectors and dealers.To book a stand email or phone 07403 346409 or 07850 744604


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This year the live music stage will feature:

Tyler Kent Trio with Patrick Eggle Guitars

Aziz Ibrahim

Carrie Martin

Connor Thomas with ToneWoodAmp

Neil Mellor Featuring Shijie Guitars

Set times to be announced soon.