The Guest Check-in is located inside RED GATE 1, off of the A12. On arrival look for the cabin marked ‘GUEST CHECK-IN’. Please do not use any of the public entrances, you cannot reach the Guest Check-in or collect your wristband/pass from any other location or gate. All guests must go to the Guest Check-in in person to collect their wristband. Please remember to bring valid PHOTO ID – it is compulsory for your entry into the event. A copy or photo is acceptable.
For those with Guest tickets (Print-At-Home or physical tickets) please head to the window marked ‘GUEST TICKET HOLDERS’ to exchange your ticket for an event wristband.
For those on the Guest list go to the window marked ‘FESTIVAL REPUBLIC GUEST LIST’ to collect your wristband/pass.
Guest tickets must not be resold and Guest list places are strictly non-transferable. Any Guest tickets/Guest list places found to be transferred/sold will be invalid and entry into the event will be denied.
Please do not post images of Guest tickets or passes anywhere online or on social media.
guest check-in opening times
Thursday: 2pm – 9pm
Friday & Saturday: 9am – 9pm
Sunday: 9am – 7pm
Wristbands/passes cannot be collected outside of these times.
Guest tickets are sent out in advance either as a Print-at-Home (E-Ticket) via email or a physical ticket via post. Please bring your ticket and photo ID to the Guest Check-In to be exchanged for an event wristband.
The Guest list is for those who have not been sent Guest tickets in advance and who were sent a Guest list letter via email confirming their place. Guests need to bring their Guest List letter, any emails referring to their place on the Guest list and photo ID to the Guest Check-in to receive their pass/wristband.
guest access and facilities
Day Guest ticket holders have access into the arena and the Guest Area, which features a private bar, food stalls, and toilet facilities. There is no camping available to Day Guests.
Weekend Guest ticket holders allow access into the arena, the Guest Area, the public campsites and the Guest Campsite.
While camping is provided for all Weekend Guest Tickets, there are also a range of pre-bookable and luxury accommodation options. Facilities include 24/7 security, separate showers and charger points.
Any guest wishing to bring a campervan, caravan or Winnebago must purchase a Guest Campervan Permit in advance. Please email [email protected] for more information. Please view the Guest Campervan Terms & Conditions before purchasing.
Unless otherwise stated on your ticket there is a compulsory charity donation payable per Guest ticket (Day ticket: £25, Weekend Ticket: £50). Print-at-Home tickets will require this donation to be paid online prior to the event. Physical ticket holders are to pay their donation at the Guest Check-In. Cash and Card payments are accepted at the Guest Check-in. All proceeds go to local groups, projects and charities; details are available on the Festival Republic website. Print-at-home ticket holders who have prepaid their donation will not be asked to donate on arrival to the festival.
Children aged 12 years and under are admitted free if they arrive and enter with an adult Guest ticket holder (aged 18 or over).
Teens aged 13-15yrs do not need tickets if they arrive and enter with an adult Guest ticket holder.
We do not allow anyone under 16 to be at the festival over the weekend without an adult of 18 or over. Children under 10 years old need to be accompanied by an adult on site at all times.
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