31 Aug - 03 Sep 2018

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Ticketing and Entry
What does my ticket include?

Your weekend ticket includes entry to Camp Wildfire from Friday 31st August – Monday 3rd September, access to the campsite (you’ll need to bring a tent!), all entertainment and a choice of over 50 activities.

You can purchase additional activity group tickets at any time to supplement your Camp Wildfire ticket. Most activity options are included in the ticket price, but a couple might require a small subsidy to cover any materials you take away (for example, a silver smithing workshop).

What time do gates open?

Gates to the festival and the campsite will open at 12pm on Friday 31st August. The main festival arena will open at 5pm.

What time does the box office close at?

The box office will close at 11pm, Friday – Sunday. Please arrive before this time if you are exchanging your ticket for a wristband – latecomers will not be permitted to enter the festival site that evening.

If you already have a wristband you may enter and leave the festival at any time.  

Why have I been charged a booking fee?

The booking fee is charged by ticketing agents to cover the work they need to do in organising ticketing. We negotiate hard to have the best booking fees possible for you.

Can I get a refund on my ticket?

Unfortunately, we are unable to provide refunds for festival tickets. If sadly, you are no longer able to attend, please use a reputable ticket resale site, such as The Ticket Trust.

When will I receive my ticket?

Your e-ticket will be sent to you via email on the week of the festival. Please make sure you print this, or have it on your phone for our staff to scan and exchange for your festival wristband.

I have bought a weekend ticket but can’t come on Friday. Can I arrive on Saturday or Sunday?

You are welcome to arrive on Friday or Saturday before the box office closes at 11pm on Friday and Saturday

Can I transfer my ticket to a friend?

Yes, you can log into your Eventbrite ticket account to change the information of your order up to the week of the festival. 

Can I leave and re-enter the festival if I wish?

Yes, once you have your wristband you will be able to enter and leave the festival as you please. Please note you will not be permitted to re-enter the festival with alcohol.

Can children attend?

No – this is an over 18s only event. Children get to go on adventures all the time. Camp Wildfire is a chance for the adults to dance around in the forest like lunatics and sing at songs of joy at the top of their lungs.

Can I upgrade to boutique camping or a luxury shower and toilet pass?

Yes, you can upgrade to a luxury shower/toilet pass or boutique camping at any time before the event – even if you’ve already purchased a ticket.

Travel
How can I get to Camp Wildfire?

Please check out our travel page for full info on how to get to Camp Wildfire! Please try and use public/ communal transport to reduce your carbon footprint.

How much does it cost to park?

Parking passes cost £10 and can be purchased here. You only need to purchase this once, no matter how many times you come and go from the carpark.  

Will there be a drop off/ pick up area at the festival?

Yes, this will be located by the festival car park. 

When does the festival campsite open and close?

The festival campsite opens at 12pm on Friday 31st August and closes at 12pm on Monday 3rd September.

Can I camp without a festival ticket?

We cannot allow anybody on site without a valid festival ticket.

Can I pitch my tent anywhere?

You can camp anywhere in our general campsite, but not in the main music arena. It is not possible to reserve space in the general campsite. Gates will open at 12pm on Friday of the festival – please arrive early to guarantee the best camping space.

My friends are staying in the luxury lodgings area. Can I pitch my tent beside theirs?

Unfortunately not, you can only camp in our Boutique Camping area if you have purchased a boutique tent. Please click here to book your boutique camping!

Can I bring a canister gas stove?

You are allowed single ring self contained gas burners. Gas canisters must not exceed 300g. They must be used no closer than 2 metres to any tent and remain attended whilst in use. Any persons found inappropriately using gas burners, will have them confiscated and you may be ejected from the site.

Can I bring a BBQ?

BBQs are not permitted for health and safety reasons.

Can I have a campfire?

Personal campfires are not permitted at Camp Wildfire. However, there will be a communal campfire in the main festival arena for you to enjoy.

Can I bring my campervan/ caravan/ live-in vehicle to Camp Wildfire?

Yes, you can! You will need to purchase a small, medium or large live-in vehicle pass  dependant on the size of the vehicle. Please note that live-in vehicle passes do not include electric/ water hook-ups. Live-in vehicle passes and electric hookups can be purchased here.

Please purchase live-in vehicle passes online before the event as they cannot be purchased on site.

Can I have a tent included as part of my live-in vehicle pitch?

Unfortunately tents are not permitted in the live-in vehicle area for health and safety reasons. Please pitch your tent in the festival campsite or family campsite.

Can I bring a trailer tent?

Yes. You will need to need to purchase a small live in vehicle pass for your trailer tent.

Can I purchase an electricity hook up?

Yes. You can purchase a power package for your time at the festival if you are staying in a live-in vehicle or a boutique camping bell tent. Power hook ups are not available for those staying in the festival campsite or family camping area.

Are there shower facilities in the campsite?

Yes, you will need to purchase a Luxury Toilet and Shower ticket to use these facilities. Your ticket will be exchanged at the box office when you arrive and you will be able to use these as much as you want!

Can I still use the luxury shower and toilet facilities even if I’m not staying in the boutique camping site?

Yes, you will be able to use the luxury shower and toilet facilities if you purchase a pass. It does not matter if you are not staying in the boutique camping site.

Do you have accessible facilities?

Yes, Camp Wildfire has accessible parking, an accessible campsite and accessible toilets throughout the site. If you require any support in accessing the event, please get in touch with us at hello@campwildfire.co.uk to discuss your requirements. We will do everything we can to support you in your adventure!

Can I stay in accommodation away from the site?

Yes. Please make sure you have a safe way to travel between your accommodation and the site.

Festival Experience
Where is the music lineup?

The music line-up will be announced in spring; it’s curated by the multi-award winning team behind LeeFest so you know it’s going to be excellent. We have a very eclectic taste and are incredibly passionate about music that rouses the soul and makes people either cry with joy, or want to dance.

When does the music start and end?

The fun all kicks off at 5pm Friday and finishes at 2am Monday.

Will there be food available at the festival?

Yes, we have a selection of the UK’s most delicious street food traders in the main Camo Wildfire arena.

We try really hard to carter for everybody at Camp Wildfire and always offer a wide variety of cuisines and we always offer Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Nut Free options.

Will there be bars at the festival?

Yes! We have a number of bars dotted around the festival site selling local craft beer, lager, cider, wine by the glass or bottle, prosecco by the glass or bottle, spirits and cocktails. A pint of beer costs from £4.50, a glass of wine from £4 and spirits from £4.

Is there a map of the festival?

There will be a map of the festival in your programme which you will receive upon entry.

What should I do if I lose something?

Go to the welfare tent in the campsite and report it. The location of the welfare tent will be provided on the site map which you will find in your festival programme.

Will there be running water?

Yes, we have taps throughout the festival site. Please bring a reusable bottle to fill up.

Do I need to buy a Wildfire mug?

Wildfire is a disposable free festival. Please bring a water bottle (for water) and enamel mug (for hot drinks and the bar) with you. We will have Camp Wildfire water bottles (£7) and pint sized Camp Wildfire enamel mugs (£5) for sale onsite if you do not already have one.This is inspired by the many great camps we have attended where people own and care for their belongings, and get years of use out of beautiful and quality things; we hope that we can use this to improve the festival experience and move it away from one of careless waste and appreciate your support in this endeavour.

I’m an artist how can I apply to play at the festival?

Find out more here!

How can I find out more about trading or volunteering at the festival?

Find out more here!

Why do I have to pay a litter bond?

We strive to leave Camp Wildfire as lovely as when we found it. To encourage all campers to help us combat post festival litter problems, we add a £5 litter bond to your tickets. This will be refunded at the end of the festival, when your full bin bag is handed in to one of our litter crew, who can be located at the campsite information point.

What to bring 
Can I bring my own alcohol?

You can bring a maximum of 6 cans of beer OR 1 bottle of wine into the campsite. Spirits are not allowed to be brought into the event. We will stock all the very best, locally brewed drinks at the camp bar. Let’s face it, bringing alcohol to a festival is always a bit of a chore. Glass will not be allowed into the event site for safety reasons.

 

Can I bring my own food to the festival?

Yes. However, we always find loads of food left in the campsite at the end, so please only bring what you will actually eat.

What else should I bring with me?

– Cash and cards (for food, general store, additional activities, hot tubs and bar)
– Sleeping bag and tent (if you are not staying in our luxury lodgings)
– Torch
– Mugs and cups
– Your Wildfire enamel badge (or buy one onsite at the general store)
– Swimwear and towel (in case you are showering or want to relax in the hot tubs)
– Comfortable, warm clothes including a wooly hat for the night-times
– Extra lavatory roll
– Suitable footwear and clothing for activities that you don’t mind getting dirty
– An old analogue camera
– 1950s style camping gear and your patrol colours
– Ukelele or guitar
– Glitter

What is your policy on drugs?

Everybody is subject to a full search on entering the site. Anybody found with illegal drugs will have them confiscated and may be reported to the police.

Legal highs are also banned from Camp Wildfire, as they can be exceptionally dangerous. Anybody found with these will have them confiscated and may be ejected from the site.

Are there first aid services on site?

Yes, we have fully staffed welfare tent on site open 24/7 throughout the festival. The location of the welfare tent will be provided on the site map which you will find in your festival programme.

I can’t find the answer to my question here. What can I do?

Feel free to send a message with your question to hello@campwildfire.co.ukand we’ll be happy to help!

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