Terms & Conditions (and other info)

Tickets

This is a small festival and ticket numbers are limited. Booking in advance is recommended.

Festival tickets may be available to buy on the day, however if you are planning on attending we strongly recommend buying in advance. Purchases can be made online anytime up until midnight on Friday 10th May.

A Festival Ticket gives you access to the concert and ceilidh programme running at All Hallows Church, The Methodist Church and The Parish Hall throughout the day and evening. It also gives you access to a number of workshops held at other venues. 

Ticket prices

£49 Adult (aged 26+)

£36 18 – 25s (aged 18 to 25 inclusive)

£26 Under 17s (17 and under)

£130 Family Offer. Available to groups of two Adults & two Under 17s.Gives a saving of £20

£124 18-25s Offer. Available to groups of four 18-25s. Gives a saving of £20

Tickets are available to buy online. There are no additional booking fees.

Entry to the main programme of events

You will receive an e-ticket via email. Please ensure this is downloaded or printed for the day of the festival as you will be required to show this when entering venues. 

Please note that entry to concerts and other events is subject to space being available at the venue. Therefore, please arrive in good time to ensure you are able to access your desired concerts, bearing in mind that door tickets for events will go on sale 5 minutes before the start of the event. Please allow a little time to get seated and settled before the start. Our volunteer stewards will help late arrivals to find seats during applause breaks in the performance. 

Seats are not numbered or pre-allocated. 

Smoking or vaping is not permitted in any Festival venue.

Alcohol is not permitted anywhere on the premises at the Methodist Church and the Baptist Church.

Free festival events

There are lots and lots of free events happening which are inclusive to all and often participatory. However please look out for collection tins; donations towards the cost of running the activities would be greatly appreciated if you are able. 

Throughout the afternoon and evening there will be a free programme of live music, sessions, singarounds, Morris dance displays, free workshops and other music & arts throughout the town and in the pubs and cafes. Where activities have limited capacity, entry will be on a first come first served basis. 

Free Children’s Festival

Come along and enjoy the free programme of activities for families. Included are: children’s music, singing and craft workshops suitable for a variety of ages, a story-telling ceilidh. Where activities have a limited capacity, entry will be on a first come first served basis. 

Age restrictions

With regards to the concert programme, there are no restrictions on age of those attending, as long as they have a ticket. However please be mindful of the suitability of seated concerts for very young children. Please see information about individual workshops for age suitability. 

On-the-door tickets

For those without a festival ticket, hoping to attend individual concerts, ceilidhs or workshops, tickets may be available on the door. Please note availability is not guaranteed, and priority will be given to Festival Ticket holders. 

Dogs

Dogs are not permitted inside venues with the exception of assistance dogs.

Accessibility

Contact us on info@whitchurchfolk.com if you require information, support or assistance in accessing the festival events. Our volunteer stewards will be happy to help with your access needs on the day.

Festival start and finish timings

​​Children’s festival events run from 10am to 5pm.
Free events continue from 5pm until late.
The programme of concerts, ceilidhs and workshops runs from 11.30am until after 11pm.

Programme changes

Every effort will be made to carry out the programme as advertised. However, we give no warranty that artists named in the programme or in any publicity will perform at any particular time, or at all, and reserve the right to present alternative performers and re-programme events where unforeseen circumstances prevail. 

​​Personal property

We accept no liability for loss or damage to your personal property or possessions, however caused.

​Refunds

Tickets are not transferable. There are no refunds or exchanges. We advise you to take out appropriate cancellation or holiday insurance that covers the cost of your tickets should you unfortunately need to cancel your attendance at the Festival for any reason.

Contact us

General enquiries info@whitchurchfolk.com

Ticket enquiries boxoffice@whitchurchfolk.com 

Whitchurch Folk Festival is operated by Whitchurch Folk Limited. Registered Office 34 London Street, Whitchurch, Hampshire, RG28 7LQ. Registered in England and Wales, Company No. 15259358