Terms & Conditions


For information on tickets and prices please click here.

Door times: Weekend Extra, Thu 2pm; Weekend, Fri 10am; Day tickets, 10am; Evening tickets, 6pm.


The Festival gives no warranty that artists named in the programme and any publicity will perform at any particular time, or at all, and reserves the right to present alternative performers and re-programme events where unforeseen circumstances prevail. However, every effort will be made to carry out the programme as advertised. Entry to individual concerts is subject to safe capacity limits of each stage so is not guaranteed.

Camping Rules

All Campers – Please remember that noise carries further than you think. Please consider neighbours when playing live acoustic music, radios or CD players.
Additionally, there are residents close to the Festival site and the Festival can only happen with their co-operation and goodwill.

Further information on camping/caravans/cars is found here.


Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.


Only dogs required to assist people with disabilities will be admitted into the Festival Arena. Those bringing caravans or motor homes may bring dogs as long as they are kept outside the Festival Arena and are kept on a lead at all times.

Car Parking

Car Parking is available free of charge

Data Protection

When you buy your tickets we will add your details to our mailing data. We will use this information to update you about the festival and associated events.  If you do not want to be on our mailing list please write to:-

Gate To Southwell  Festival
Rose Cottage (@Cats Whiskers)
Normanton Road
Notts NG25 0PU

No Liability

The Gate to Southwell Folk Festival Limited accepts no liability for loss or damage to your personal property or possessions, however caused.


If lost, there can be no ticket replacement.  Tickets are not transferable. SORRY – NO REFUNDS FROM 1st May, UNLESS THE EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. Refunds before 1st  May will be entirely at the discretion of the Festival and will incur an administration fee.

Bag Checks

We will be conducting random, security bag checks at entry points over the weekend. We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone not willing to have their bags checked.


Gate to Southwell Festival