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WHERE, WHEN & HOW DO I GET THERE...

Plan your journey!

SUNSHINE FESTIVAL - FRIDAY 28TH, SATURDAY 29TH & SUNDAY 30TH AUGUST 2020

 SITE OPENS - FRIDAY AT 9AM FOR CAMPERS ONLY

SITE CLOSES - MONDAY AT 2PM FOR CAMPERS

ARENA OPENS AT 4PM ON FRIDAY

MIDDAY ON SAT & SUN

ARENA CLOSES AT MIDNIGHT ON ALL 3 DAYS

WHERE, WHEN & HOW DO I GET THERE...

Plan your journey!

SUNSHINE FESTIVAL - FRIDAY 26TH, SATURDAY 27TH & SUNDAY 28TH AUGUST

SITE OPENS - FRIDAY AT MIDDAY FOR CAMPERS

SITE CLOSES - MONDAY AT MIDDAY FOR CAMPERS

ARENA OPENS AT 5PM ON FRIDAY

MIDDAY ON SAT & SUN

ARENA CLOSES AT MIDNIGHT ON ALL 3 DAYS

By road from the north

M5 Junction 7, A44 Worcester to next roundabout, then left and follow Worcester West to 2nd roundabout, left A38 to Tewkesbury for seven miles, follow signs for Sunshine Festival Entrance.

By road from the south

M5 Jnc 8, M50 to Jnc 1, A38 Malvern, then at roundabouts follow A38 Worcester (A4104 Malvern), after 3 miles left A4104 to Upton upon Severn. (Look for sign for Sunshine Festival Entrance)

National Rail Enquiries

0845 748 4950

Nearest Station: Great Malvern

Buses

Click Here For Timetable Information

By road from the north

M5 Junction 7, A44 Worcester to next roundabout, then left and follow Worcester West to 2nd roundabout, left A38 to Tewkesbury for seven miles, follow signs for Sunshine Festival Entrance.

By road from the south

M5 Jnc 8, M50 to Jnc 1, A38 Malvern, then at roundabouts follow A38 Worcester (A4104 Malvern), after 3 miles left A4104 to Upton upon Severn. (Look for sign for Sunshine Festival Entrance)

National Rail Enquiries

0845 748 4950

Nearest Station: Great Malvern

Buses

Click Here For Timetable Information

Parking & Camping...

If you've purchased a FULL WEEKEND TICKET your ticket price includes access to the camping fields. As you enter the camping area you are presented with an option. Being a family festival suitable for all ages, we have designated FAMILY CAMPING, QUIET CAMPING or GENERAL CAMPING... FAMILY CAMPING is recommended for those of you with small children that want less noise in the evenings, QUIET CAMPING is, well, quiet and a distance from the main arena. GENERAL CAMPING is for the rest of the site.

 

There are parking facilities on site for day ticket or weekend arena pass holders. If you don't have a camping ticket you will have NO access to the campsites. Any person found to be on the campsite without a valid wristband will be asked to leave the site and may not be allowed entry.

 

Unlike the majority of festivals, we allow you to park by your tent. This allows you to keep your valuables locked in your car when you are away from your tent. Please do not leave valuables unattended in your camping area.​

FAQ'S

SUNSHINE FESTIVAL

SUNSHINE FESTIVAL IS AN ALL-AGES FESTIVAL, HOWEVER, UNDER 18'S MUST BE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF RESPONSIBLE ADULTS.

 

Q: When does the campsite open?

A: The campsite opens at 9am on Friday 23rd August 2019 for Full Weekend WIth Camping tickets holders. If you've purchased the Thursday arrival add-on, you may arrive between 2pm-10pm on Thursday 22nd August.

 

 

Q: I have already bought tickets online, but I have not received them, should I be concerned?

A: If you purchase your ticket online we now send you an 'e-ticket' which is attached to an email sent out after you make your purchase. If you do not receive this email please make sure you check your spam email too. If you have lost the email or deleted it by mistake you can log back into your ThatsTheTickets account at anytime to reprint your invoice, bring that with you to the site.

 

If you've any questions about your tickets please do not hesitate to contact us using the contact box at the bottom of this page or on our facebook page www.facebook.com/thesunshinefestival.

 

 

Q: I've bought tickets by cheque but not received them, yet my payment has been processed?

A: We do not send our cheque tickets until the beginning of July. Your cheque being processed means your tickets are secured.

 

Q: Which ticket do I buy if I have a caravan, campervan or motorhome?

A: Full weekend including camping - this includes caravans, campervans or motorhomes at no extra charge. Enjoy!

 

Q: My super-duper motorhome needs an electric supply for all my creature comforts. Are there electric hook-ups for campers?

A: We don't have any electric hook-ups for campers unfortunately. Also, generators are not allowed in the camping area.

 

Q: Are there toilets & showers in the campsite?

A: Yes, we have ample toilets and hot showers in all our camping areas and in the main arena respectively. We also have disabled facilities in both areas too.

 

Q: Do you have a separate area for caravans, campervans or motorhomes?

A: Yes and No, there is some limited space for caravans, campervans or motorhomes but as there has been high demand for customers with caravans, campervans or motorhomes to camp next to their friends in tents, all camping will be in the camping area. Please note: we request that you be respectful to your neighbours, there will be plenty of room, so there is no need to cross over guide ropes or block anyone in. Thanks!

 

Q:Can I take my own food & alcohol into the arena?

A: Like all major festivals, you are not permitted to take your own alcohol or food into the arena. You are permitted to have your own alcohol on the campsite.

 

Q: Is the food & drink a reasonable price for 2019?

A: Yes! 2018 sees the further development of our independent food village. Each trader has been carefully selected to ensure a great selection of cuisines. All prices have been checked and are very good for the quality of what's on offer. Our bars, are now sponsored by Westons, Wye Valley, Global Wines & OJ Rum and offer a great range of beers, ciders, spirits and more... All at national pub prices, no more inflated festival prices (£6/£7 a pint).

 

Q: When does the box office open?

A: The box office opens at 9am on Friday 23rd August. Simply bring your e-tickets, or any other ticket to the box office to receive your wristbands.

 

Q: What age is considered a child to gain free entrance?

A: Children 9 years or under will gain free entrance to Sunshine Festival but a ticket must be purchased. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times and parents/guardians will be held responsible for their children's behaviour. Any parents found acting irresponsibly and not watching their children may be asked to leave the site and not be allowed re-admittance. ID is required for all on entry to Sunshine Festival. 'Challenge 21' policy in place.
 

Q: Are dogs welcome?

A: Yes, of course you may bring your dog to our festival. We ask that they are kept on leads within the arena areas and that you do not leave them in cars at any point. Owners are responsible for their dogs and are to bag their mess up and dispose of it appropriately.

Q: Can we bring BBQ's?

A: You may have BBQ's in the camping area ONLY. BBQ's must be attended at all times and anyone seen acting irresponsibly with any BBQ will be asked to leave the site and not allowed re-admittance. BBQ's must be kept off the ground as not to damage the meadows.

 

Q: Can I camp with a single day ticket?

A: No, Camping is only available for Full Weekend ticket holders only.

 

Q: Can I park by my tent?

A: Yes you can, great for security and ease of loading/unloading.

 

Q: Is there a car park for day ticket holders?

A: Yes, there is ample free parking.

 

Q: I'd like to bring some lanterns to the festival to let off, is this possible?

A: Unfortunately sky lanterns are not permitted to be let off at Sunshine Festival

 

Q: Disabled access and family facilities at Sunshine Festival

A: The site is reasonably flat and compact so easy to get around for those with mobility problems and those with small children. There is parking close to the box office for day visitors and weekenders can drive on to the campsite to unload. The entrance to the campsites is a 100 metre walk away from the festival main arena.

 

There are wheelchair/easy access toilets at the festival supervised by Nationwide Emergency Medical Services Ltd our First Aid providers.