The Newt Festival

The Newt Festival

The Newt Festival

The Newt Beer & Music Festival, Somerset's Best Weekend Festival.

Information

Festival Information

Festival Opening Times

The festival campsite is open from Thursday at 5pm, although you must have purchased a camping ticket in advance.  If you don’t have a ticket on arrival, you will not be able to enter the camp site.  General admittance to the camp site is from 2pm on the Friday.  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.

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Campsite

Our campsite can accommodate 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 if you have bought a camping ticket in advance. The site must be vacated by 2pm on the Sunday after the event.  Vehicles, other than motorhomes, caravans and camper vans, are not permitted on to the camp site.

To prebook your camping go to our ticket page.

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Parking

There is plenty of parking at the festival all of which is provided free of charge.  The car park is near to the camp site and festival entrance.

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Site Accessibility

The site is accessible but is an uneven surface, so may not be suitable for individuals who require support for their mobility or for users of wheelchairs.  We provide accessible toilet facilities and are happy to provide parking close to the main entrance for individuals who require it.

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Tickets

Tickets can be ordered online from our ticket page and purchased at the festival entrance.  When you buy tickets online, you will receive an email with instructions on how to print your tickets at home.  Print your tickets and present them at the festival gate where they will be exchanged for a festival wristband.  Tickets are non-refundable, please read the full festival terms and conditions here before you purchase.

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Voucher System

Bars at the festival operate a voucher system and do not accept cash or card payments.  Vouchers can be purchased online in advance an at the festival.  Food and other vendors accept cash and in most cases card payments.

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Payments

The festival gate and voucher sales accept all major credit and debit cards and cash payments.

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Food

The festival has a range of food vendors onsite through the event.  Each year we try to provide a wide range of food to suit all tastes.  There will also be at least one vendor on the campsite who will operate through in to the late night.

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Alcohol

Alcohol can be taken on to the camp site, but cannot be taken in to the main festival area.  Anyone found to be in posession of alcohol that has not been purchased from the festival bars will be asked to dispose of the items prior to entering the event.

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Behaviour

The Newt Beer & Music Festival prides itself on being a friendly, fun-loving event.  In our many years of operating, we rarely experience incidents of inappropriate behaviour.  However, anyone who is found to be acting aggresively to others or to property or who uses racist, homophobic or disctriminatory language or language that is likely to cause offence to others, will be removed from the event and may be handed to the Police.

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Illegal Substances and Drugs

We do not tolerate the use of or supply of drugs or prohibited substances at the festival.  Anyone found to be in the posession of prohibted substnaces will be removed fromn the event and may be handed over to the Police.

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Challenge 25

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

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