VALLEY FEST 2019

VALLEY FEST 2019 Fri 2 August 2019 to Sun 4 August 2019

Valley Fest is the best-tasting music festival in the South West.The music festival, which takes place alongside Chew Valley Lake, also showcases the region’s finest produce. From charcuterie to cheddars and ciders to sausages, it’s hedge-to-hedge Somerset style and sizzle.

Acts include Tom Odell, Razorlight and Basement Jaxx, more to be announced.

      Qty  
Adult: £119.00  
Adult Sunday Only: £43.50  
Car Pass: £11.00  
Campervan: £65.00  

FAQS
 
Where is Valley Fest?
Denny Lane, Chew Magna, Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset, BS40 8SZ
 
You can view a map on our contact page.
 
Valley Fest takes place on an organic farm and we strive to be as green as possible - we’d love you to do the same! Car parking is available but please consider coming via bike, public transport or lift share. You can contact other festivalgoers on our facebook page.
 
How do I get to Valley Fest?
Our postcode is BS40 8SZ. If you search for the postcode on the internet or your sat nav., please bear in mind the exact location of the farm is slightly different to the postcode location. There is a road closure and one-way system in force on Denny Lane. We advise people to arrive from the Chew Valley Lake side of Denny Lane (Walley Lane, via Bishop Sutton), as there will be a strict one-way policy for entering and leaving the car park.
 
By bike: We’d love to see more cyclists this year! It’s approximately a nine mile cycle ride from central Bristol. There are two possible National Cycle Network routes, which are shown on Ordnance Survey maps or can be found at http://www.sustrans.org.uk/map
 
By bus: Public transport to the farm is limited – please note that buses stop early in the evening! If you do wish to take the bus from central Bristol, take the 672 from stop bg on Victoria Street towards Blagdon, getting off at Radford Factory (27 stops). It’s then a 20 minute walk to the farm. For return journey details and further information see: http://www.travelinesw.com
 
By car: Take the A37 From Bristol towards Wells. At Chelwood roundabout turn right onto A368 towards Bishop Sutton. Before you reach Bishop Sutton turn right onto Bonhill Road, heading towards Chew Valley Lake. Follow Bonhill Road around the bend then take the next left onto Walley Lane. Then turn right onto Denny Lane for the main entrance and car park. The route will be signed from the A37 – and the other end of Denny Lane will be closed to all public traffic.
 
By car: Taking the A38 From Bristol take the A38 towards Bristol airport. Turn onto the B3130 towards Winford and Chew Magna. At Winford roundabout turn right onto Pagans Hill heading towards Chew Stoke. Then turn left onto Wallycourt Road towards Chew Valley Lake. Take the next left on Denny Lane. The route will be signed from the Winford roundabout.
 
If you’re arriving by car you’ll need to buy a car park ticket from our website from the tickets area of the website.
(Please note you can’t just rock up at the gate – you’ll need one of these in advance…)
 
What time does the music and entertainment start and finish?
Friday – 18.30 – 00.30 
 
Saturday – 10.00 – 01.00
 
Sunday – 10.00 – 20.00
 
Is it free to camp?
Camping is free all weekend (campervan costs below). Parking is £5 for the day if you are a day ticket holder and £8 for the weekend if you are a weekend ticket holder who is camping. 50% of car park proceeds go directly to the charities we’re supporting this year. Depending on where you are in the car park, you’ll be 500 metres away from the campsite - and we’ll even provide a bespoke tractor ride up the hill!
 
There is only one entrance to the site, which will be clearly visible from the car park. Stewards will guide you to the camping area. There will be a designated family camping area, as well as a campervans only field.
 
What should I bring?
Entry ticket (or print out of email confirmation)
Money and cash card – We don’t have a cash dispenser on site but there is one in the village
Sleeping bag, pillow, blanket, mattress, air bed, pump, etc.
Tent (or campervan)
Clothing and footwear for appropriate weather – check the forecast before you come, wellies are always a good idea!
Mobile Phone and battery charger (we don’t have charging facilities on site)
Sun cream
Torch
Refillable water bottle - drinking water will be available from taps on site
Any medication you might require.
 
What shouldn’t I bring?
The following items may not be brought into the site through the campsite gates. There will be no receipts issued for any confiscated items. Please don’t bring it if you wouldn’t want to lose it!
 
Do not bring drugs to festival. You will be ejected from the event and may be handed over to the police. 
Air horns
Alcohol in the possession of under 18yr olds
All gas canisters of any size (including nitrous oxide)
Any items which may reasonably be considered for use as a weapon
Hot air (Chinese) lanterns
Excessive amounts of alcohol - No glass or spirits 
Excessive amounts of cigarettes
Excessive amounts of food
Portable BBQ’s of any kind
Fireworks
Flares
Glass bottles, jars, containers
Illegal substances
Legal highs of all types
Megaphones 
Portable laser equipment and pen lasers
Sound systems of any kind
Unauthorised professional film or video equipment
Unofficial tabards and reflective jackets
No animals are allowed onsite, with the exception of registered guide dogs and helper dogs.
You may be body searched at the entrances and upon exit from the festival site. This is in line with crime reduction strategies with Avon and Somerset Police.
Persons suspected of carrying items that may be used in an offensive or dangerous manner, or carrying out illegal activities onsite may be searched.
 
What’s the deal with food and drink?
Alcohol bought off site will not be allowed in the main arena. You may be searched when entering the main arena.  Festival-goers are free to consume alcohol in their camping area. Strictly no glass bottles or spirits are allowed. If you bring excessive amounts of alcohol you may be asked to leave some in the car. 
 
There will be an array of vegetarian and meat food traders to purchase food from. There will also be various bars available for alcohol consumption. 
 
Can I have a fire or a barbecue?
Open fires of any kind are forbidden.
 
What facilities will there be on site?
Showers
Public toilets
Disabled toilets
First Aid and welfare tent
Drinking water stations
Food stalls
Bars
 
What are the campsite rules?
Cars cannot be parked alongside tents and will be parked in the designated car parks
Generators are not permitted
There will be no vehicle movements on the campsite over the weekend
We cannot save spaces for people, pitches will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Sleeping in cars overnight is not permitted
No sound systems will be permitted on site
Only purpose built caravans, campervans and trailer tents will be permitted – modified trailers or other vehicles will not be allowed access to the campsite.  Estate cars, vans and any other vehicles not designed with in-built sleeping facilities will not be allowed access to the campsite.
Please be considerate when pitching your tent.  There are no specific pitch sizes but if you arrange your tents in such a way to take up more than a reasonable amount of space for your group you will be asked to re pitch or take some of your tents down
In the event of needing assistance, medical or otherwise, please contact any steward or member of campsite staff who can radio for assistance.
Campers will be issued with special wristbands, please ensure your party wear them at all times.
No water source should be deemed drinking water unless specifically labelled as such.
Please ensure your party know the location of all the facilities, including first aid and how to gain help in the event of an emergency
Please remain vigilant to fire safety in order to help keep yourselves and other festival go-ers safe.
Please do not camp in the Fire Lanes!
Address: Valley Fest Denny Lane, Chew Magna Bristol, BS40 8SZ * Click on the address to launch google maps.