2019 tickets take flight 30th October

If you haven’t already marked it in GREAT BIG CAPITAL LETTERS in your calendar, do so now: next year’s festival will take place 25th-28th July 2019.

Tickets will be on sale very soon. Our first round of (best value) 2019 tickets will be let loose at midday on Tuesday 30th October. Last year our cheapest tickets flew out in record time, so make sure you’re there. If you’d like a reminder nearer the time, sign up to our newsletter here.



✑ This year, the way we offer our deposit ticket will change slightly. Instead of paying them off in two halves – deposit and balance – you’ll pay the deposit and then the final half will be paid in three staggered instalments in March, April & May, making the payments smaller and more manageable. Unlike in previous years, these will automatically come out of your bank account by Direct Debit, without you manually having to pay them.

✑ Last year, our cheapest tickets (Tier 1 and 2) flew out in 20 minutes, so we’re putting more tickets into both of those tiers to give you more chance of nabbing them.

✑ Previously we sold a family camper van option with a hook-up – to simplify our ticketing, these two are now separate items.



Our first tiers really flew out last year, so here are our tips to make sure you’re ready on the starting line:

1. Make a Ticketsellers account in advance here, and make sure you’re logged in ready. If you already have an account, you might want to check you remember the password!

2. Make sure you have your debit/credit card ready (and a spare, as some banks decline one off payments) and correct billing address. Remember to gather the details of any friends you’re buying on behalf of (name, email addresses, postcode). You can buy a maximum of 10 per order.

3. Choose your tickets here and click ‘Reserve Tickets’ at the bottom of the page – your tickets aren’t reserved until they’re in your basket! You’ll then have 15 minutes to complete the purchase. If they’re not paid for within that time, the tickets are returned to the pot, and available to everyone else. As a result of this, some ticket tiers may display as sold out even if they haven’t been bought yet, so it’s worth checking back to see if any reappear.

4. We release our weekend tickets in tiers. Unlike at the theatre, the tier you buy won’t affect your experience, the only difference is the price. If you can afford to get a more expensive one then please do, so that someone less able to has a chance at a cheaper option.

5. Concentrate on buying your entry tickets first. You can log back in for other tickets later if needed.

Check our ticket FAQ for more information.


Do you miss us?

Archery, Robert Webb, midnight trapeze shows, a viking encampment, river trips on the boat from Channel 4’s Mutiny (accompanied by Sipsmith’s Gin), Gaz Coombes and the Flamenco show from Jerez that blew us away… a reminder of what went down this year here