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Beacon Festival

When: 19 June 2020 - 20 June 2020

Where: Watlington Hill Farm, Watlington, Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire’s Best Family weekend music event is held in Watlington in June.

A not-for-profit event that provides probably the best location to watch live music not just in Oxfordshire but probably in the UK. It is not just about the music at our event, the whole family is catered for with a dedicated kids Zone, a variety of workshops and skills demonstrations. Supported by various food outlets, a well-stocked real ale bar, cider bar and guest bars offering options to make the night extra special.

Whether you want to spend the whole weekend with us camping on site, or just to visit us on either the Friday or the Saturday once you have been, you will keep coming back.

If you have never been to a festival then this is the one to try, easy access to everything, no queues for anything and you will never feel crowded. We cater for many tastes in music with a complete array on offer all day and night. If you are a regular Festival goer then we are probably already on your radar and if not, then where have you been?

To be honest when the sun starts setting over Oxfordshire late in the evening it is the most magical place to be, with a drink in one hand some food in the other, friends and family laughing around you and a wonderful mix of music filling the night sky. Oh and when the night does come we light the Beacon on top of hill which can be seen for miles.

Join us for a wonderful weekend. 

If you fancy doing something to contribute to the event, then hit our volunteers page or contact us page and we would be glad to hear from you. Give us a few hours before, on the weekend or share a skill you have we are open to ideas to continue to make Beacon the Best Social weekend of the year.

 

 

  • We are currently on the look out for Bands, Artists, Choirs, Orchestra's, Entertainers

  • Fancy sleeping in a little more comfort, then we have partnered with a glam-ping company for that little extra bit of comfort. Please book directly with them by clicking here.

     

  • Campsite opens at 4PM FRIDAY for Campers. Areana opens at 6pm

    Access on Friday is from 4pm and our car park is around 500 yards from the campsite, so although you can not park next to you tent you will be able to see your car. You will need to park and come through the ticket office to collect all your wristbands with your camping stuff and then walk around to the correct entrance of the campsite.

    A change in our license, means that no Alcohol will be allowed to be brought into the main arena and there will be bag searches to enter the main arena. Remember we are a working farm so NO GLASS is allowed on the entire site and will be instantly confiscated.


    Each person wishing to camp must have a valid camping ticket to gain entry to the festival camp site. Camping tickets are valid for both Friday and Saturday night. Camp site will be open from 4pm on Friday until 12 noon on Sunday.

    PLEASE NOTE: Campervans will incur an additional charge and must be no longer than 25ft and strictly no buses on site. Please purchase your camping tickets for each person and add your camper van on top. Then contact us with your campervan requirement. Advance ticket sales only.

    All pitches will be big enough for a family-sized tent and include use of campsite only washing and toilet facilities as well as the Campsite Café which will be on-hand to serve fresh coffee and breakfast on Saturday and Sunday morning.

    Access on Friday is from 4pm and our car park is around 500 yards from the campsite, so although you can not park next to you tent you will be able to see your car. You will need to park and come through the ticket office to collect all your wristbands with your camping stuff and then walk around to the correct entrance of the campsite.
    Campsite opens at 4PM FRIDAY for Campers. Areana opens at 6pm

    Set at the top of Watlington Hill, waking up in our festival campsite you'll experience the wonderful views across the Chilterns and Oxfordshire as well as being right next to the main festival site where all the action is.

    Camping - £10 per person, under 16s are free. Only for sale in combination with weekend tickets and this year we are expecting to sell out of camping tickets as they will be limited.

    A change to this year, due to our license, is that no Alcohol will be allowed to be brought into the main arena and there maybe bag searches to enter the main arena also. Remember we are a working farm so NO GLASS is allowed on the entire site.

  • 2020 Ticket Prices (no Fees online)


    Adult Weekend Tickets, 16 and Over - £ 49.50 per person
    14 and 15 year olds weekend tickets - £ 5 per person
    14, 15, 16 and 17 year olds must be accompanied by a responsible adult (whether or not they are camping). An adult can be responsible for up to 2 youths aged 14-17
    Under 14s weekend FREE - Must be accompanied by a responsible adult
    Camping Adults - £15 per person,
    16 and 17 year olds camping £15 , 14 and 15 year olds camping £5, under 14s camping free. Only for sale in combination with weekend ticket
    Day tickets tbc
    Camper van - final wave released
    Car Parking - £5 (Paid on arrival to site)

    No tickets will be available in shops in 2020

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