FAQs

How much is the entry fee?

Entry cost for 2019 will remain at just £4 with a souvenir polycarbonate festival pint glass included.

How do I get to the festival from the station?

The festival is just a few minutes walk from the town centre and only about 10 minutes walk from Witham Railway Station. Follow Collingwood Road into town, turn right into Newland Street, take a left at the White Hart and the festival entrance is approx 200yds on the right opposite Park Stores.

Is parking available?

No parking is provided for Festival attendees on site but there are car parks nearby. Please do not drink and drive.

Is there anywhere to stay nearby?

Yes, the White Hart Hotel is just 100 yards from the festival entrance and there are other hotels and B&Bs nearby.
Click here to visit the White Hart Hotel website

Are there toilet facilities?

Yes, Luxury Toilets and Disabled Toilet with baby changing are provided by Mobile Thrones.

Are children welcome?

We are a family friendly festival and there is no charge for under 18s, however children must be supervised and are the responsibility of their parents/guardians at all times. Cricket games take place each day and there is also a park right next door to the festival.

Are dogs welcome?

Well behaved dogs are welcome but are not permitted within the marquee. Therefore we ask that they be kept in the outdoor areas and on a lead at all times.

Is smoking allowed?

There is a designated smoking/vaping area away from the main marquee.

Will there be food and soft drinks available?

Yes, we will have catering from Peckish Catering Services offering a range of burgers, wraps and sides.

Is there a cash machine?

New for 2019, we will now be accepting card payments for entry and beer cards, however no refunds will be given on card purchases. Our caterers also accept card payments.

There are also several machines close by in the town centre.

Will I need proof of age?

If you are lucky enough to look young you may be asked for proof of age as we operate a Challenge 25 policy.

Can I bring my own alcohol in?

Only alcohol purchased on the premises may be consumed.

Is there a reduced entry fee for CAMRA members?

No, we are not a CAMRA festival.

Do I have to pay to re-enter?

Not on the same day. Wristbands are provided so you can come and go as you please.

Is there disabled (wheelchair) access?

Yes, we do not discriminate. Access is very good and a disabled toilet with ramp access is provided. The key is held at the front desk. Anyone with a disability that may need to arrive by car should contact us directly in advance so that we can make arrangements.

Do you serve any gluten free or vegan beer/cider?

We will stock a range of gluten free and vegan friendly beverages as well as vegetarian & gluten free food options.