Frequently Asked Questions
When is it? The event is on Friday 28th June – gates open at 4pm and Saturday 29th June – gates open at 12pm.
Where is it? – At the Redditch Crickey, Hockey, Rugby & Squash Club on the Bromsgrove Road, Redditch B97 4SP
How much is it? Advanced tickets are currently available at 2023 prices – £10 per adult (over 16) which is exchanged for a wrist band that covers both days. Under 16’s are FREE but MUST be accompanied by an adult over 18.
You can download your tickets to show at the gate – advanced tickets will close 2 hours before the gates open on Friday 29th June. Please note gate prices will vary and you are strongly advised to buy before the event.
What time does it start? On Friday 28th June gates will be open from 4.00 pm with the first band on at 5:00 pm. On Saturday 29th June gates will open from 11:00 am, with the first band on at 12:00 noon.
What do I need to bring? Feel free to bring folding tables, chairs, blankets, and whatever you want to sit on. This is an outdoor open-air event. We also advise wearing sturdy shoes – not flip-flops or sandals. Bring sunglasses and sun cream too!
Can I bring a gazebo or a pull-up marquee? Of course! However, we will ask you to put them up to the side of the stages so as not to obscure the view for other festival-goers. If in doubt, just ask one of our friendly volunteers who will help you find the perfect pitch!
Is there parking? Yes – there is limited parking available on-site at a small extra cost. PLEASE DO NOT PARK ON BROMSGROVE ROAD. We have a duty to our festival neighbours and every year we aim to run the event with the minimum of disruption to them. We liaise with the relevant authorities and do our best to keep the surrounding roads traffic-free.
Our central Redditch location means that you can leave the car at home – come on the bus, train, and by taxi, which we would encourage everyone to do.
Is there food and drink available to buy? YES – the festival will have plenty of street food vendors, as well as a beer tent and prosecco and gin bar. Please help us by NOT bringing your own booze, as this breaches the terms of the rugby clubs’ alcohol license and the terms of our hire agreement, and NO glass please!
Are dogs allowed? Dogs are permitted on the field – but as with any public event – if you bring your dog they are your responsibility – please clear up after them, and if it’s hot – leave them at home in the cool!
Health & Safety You are asked to take responsibility for your own well-being and any minors whilst on site. We have first aiders and a medical room.
What else do I need to know? We have tins available for nub-ends – please don’t discard cigarette ends on the pitch as we then spend a whole day after the festival picking them up! Thank you.
Help us to be as “green” as possible – there are plenty of bins around the festival site. We encourage everyone to dispose of their waste as much as possible.
A massive “thank you” must go to Bromsgrove Commercial Waste, who support us in keeping as much waste out of landfill as we can. Please help us keep the home of GlastonBeoley rubbish-free.