Frequently Asked Questions:

Safety & Welfare

We have medics on-site around the clock. If you’re feeling unwell just let a member of the team know and they will be happy to help. 

 

Lost & Found

If you have lost or find anything at the festival, please hand it to a member of staff at any of the bars, or the information point. Any found items will be available to collect until 12:00 on Monday 6th September.

Any items not claimed before close at 12:00pm will be available to redeem by contacting festival@goalhangerfilms.com within 14 days of the event.

 

Safety

Don’t be afraid to use our facilities – our medical team are there to help, however big or small the issue.

Get to know your campsite neighbours. Look out for each other.

Make sure you wear sun cream and keep hydrated.

Choose a meeting point for you and your friends to meet in case you lose each other.

The festival is generally well-lit at night, but some areas can be darker than others. Keep a torch on you.

Leave your valuables at home or keep them on your person.

Please be aware, large Second World War military hardware will be in use throughout the weekend. Listen to all safety guidance given by festival staff.

 

Zero tolerance

The festival does not condone the use or sale of controlled or illegal substances. Anyone found to be in breach of this policy will be asked to leave the festival.

 

Camping Facilities

We have proper flushing toilets and hot showers in the campsite, to make your stay with us more comfortable. To avoid queues, we advise showering at off-peak times such as the afternoon when it’s quieter.

Caravans and motorhomes are allowed at the festival.

The campsite will fill on a first come, first served basis. To ensure you’re next to your friends its best to arrive together. If this isn’t possible, you’ll need to bring their tent and pitch it for them to ensure no one else takes their spot. Please note, live-in vehicles will not be pitched in the same area.

Campfires and fire pits are not allowed.

We operate a strict no generator policy and security will be patrolling the campsite to enforce this rule.

 

Prohibited Items 

The following items are NOT permitted into the festival or the festival campsite. Any person found with any of these prohibited items may have the item(s) removed by a member of the staff:

  • Campfires, firewood and fire starters
  • Chinese lanterns
  • Drones
  • Fireworks
  • Gas Cylinders exceeding 15kg
  • Generators
  • Glass. All liquids must be decanted into plastic containers before arrival. All glass bottles will be removed and disposed of by staff on arrival
  • Kites
  • Offensive weapons
  • Paddling pools / swimming pools / hot tubs etc.
  • Radio controlled aircraft / drones / etc.
  • Restricted and illegal substances
  • Sound systems capable of creating excessive noise

Any and all items that are deemed dangerous, offensive or unsuitable for the safe environment of the festival and campsite.

Admission will be refused to anyone carrying prohibited items, regardless of the tickets carried by the persons concerned and without refund.

 

Uniforms

To avoid confusion with invited re-enactors, please do not attend the festival wearing any form of military or Second World War uniform, we have zero tolerance to Nazi uniforms, insignia or symbols. We reserve the right to remove anyone breaching this regulation.

 

Accessibility

All accessibility information can be found here:

https://www.thefestivalofbeer.co.uk/info-accessibility-at-the-festival-of-beer

There may be use of strobe lighting during the festival

If you require any additional assistance at the festival, do not hesitate to contact festival@goalhangerfilms.com.

 

Al Murray, The Pub Landlord – Parental Advisory 

Al Murray, The Pub Landlord will contain adult language and themes from the start and throughout the performance.