Festival Opening Times

The festival campsite is open from Thursday at 5pm, although there are limited facilities on site at that point. The site is open 24 hours a day until Sunday at 5pm.

To prebook your camping go to our ticket page.

The festival opens its doors on Friday at 6pm and finishes at 1am, when we clear the main festival enclosure. The main gates will then reopen again on Saturday at Midday and finish at 1am.

To order festival tickets go to our ticket page.

Camping, Caravans & Camper Vans

Our campsite can accomodate tents, caravans and camper vans and is located next door to the main festival site. We provide toilet facilities onsite and vendors are available for you to purchase hot and cold food and drinks.

Camping is offered on a first-come first-served basis and the site can be accessed from 5pm on the Thursday before the festival. The site must be vacated by 2pm on the Sunday after the event.

To prebook your camping go to our ticket page.

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How to Find the Newt Festival

The festival is held on the outskirts of the village of North Newton, Somerset. Less than 10 minutes drive from junction 24 of the M5. The festival is signposted off the A38 between Taunton and Bridgwater.

There are good public transport links from Taunton and Bridgwater, although there are very limited bus services in to and out of North Newton village.

Detailed directions, a map and information on public transport and taxi services are available here.

Get in Contact...

We'd love to hear from you, so send us a message and tell us about your Newt Festival experiences. You can also follow the Newt Festival on Facebook Facebook and Twitter Twitter or go to our message page and get in touch.

If you are a band or a trader looking to work with the Newt Festival, please go to our band and traders page that has all the information you need and application forms for you to complete. Who knows we may see you at the festival next year.

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The 10 Questions We Get Asked Most Often

The most commonly asked questions about the Newt Festival, including information on how you pay for beer and cider and of course the very importnat guide to lost property. There are probably more than 10 but we have tried hard to narrow it down to the most importnat ones so you don't get too confused.

Read the 10 questions and answers here.

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Newt History

Find out about our great fundraising efforts and the history of the famous Newt Festival.

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Be a Sponsor

The 2015 Festival provides a great opportunity to promote your business to our wonderful Newt audience.

Performers & Traders

Play at the Newt

Bands and performers, if you want to be considered for a slot at this year's Newt, fill in our contact form now.

Challenge 25

Under 25

We support Challenge 25. Please bring your photo id with you to the Newt Festival.

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