2016 Tickets & Admissions

 

ADMISSIONS, ADVANCE TICKETS & PAY ON THE GATE INFORMATION PAGE

Latest Ticket information News

Latest Ticket update at 18.35pm 19th August 2016 :

Friday tickets have now sold out online and at The Tourism Centre. Plenty of Wednesday and Thursday tickets remain available. The festival is not all ticket and it is still possible to pay cash on the gate for these sessions, at a discounted price this year, but we cannot guarantee immediate access, although in 2015 all would be cash payers were able to get in. Saturday evening cash admissions after about 7pm are usually readily available and at a discounted price of just £10.

Latest Ticket update at 17.44pm 11th August 2016 :

Friday tickets have now sold out online. The Tourism Centre has a few Friday tickets remaining, but it is likely that these will sell out over the weekend (12th-14thAugust), if not sooner, so don't leave it too late. Plenty of Wednesday and Thursday tickets remain available. The festival is not all ticket and it is still possible to pay cash on the gate for these sessions, at a discounted price this year, but we cannot guarantee immediate access, although in 2015 all would be cash payers were able to get in. Saturday evening cash admissions after about 7pm are usually readily available and at a discounted price of just £10.

Latest Ticket update at 17.50pm 10th August 2016 :

Tickets for Friday are very close to selling out online, a few are left @NottinghamTIC but don't leave it too late. We guess that the remainder will go at or before the weekend (12th-14th August). All the Saturday tickets at the Tourism Centre and online are now sold out. No more tickets are available once they have gone, there are no secret stocks, then it is pay on gate. The festival isn't all ticket. Plenty of Wednesday and Thursday tickets remain.

Latest Ticket update at 14.40pm 4th August 2016 :

Saturday tickets now sold out online, there are few remaining at Tourism Centre. There will not be any more available but you can pay on the day (nb you can't buy actual tickets on the day it is immediate entry with no passouts). Wednesday, Thursday & Friday tickets are still available both online & at Tourism Centre, although stocks of Friday tickets are running low.

Ticket update at 17.26pm 1st August 2016 :

At noon on 1st August there were just 400 Sat Tickets left, 130 online, the rest at Tourism Centre.  Under 700 Friday Tickets left, buy online or at Tourism Centre. Remember it is still possible to pay cash on the gate for these sessions, at a discounted price this year, but we cannot guarantee immediate access, although in 2015 all would be cash payers were able to get in. Saturday evening cash admissions after about 7pm are usually readily available and at a discounted price of just £10.

Ticket update (13.40pm 1st August 2016) :

There are now just 400 Saturday Tickets left, 130 online, rest at Tourism Centre. Under 700 Friday Tickets left, available to buy online or at Tourism Centre. No more once they have gone, then it is pay on gate. The festival is not all ticket.

Ticket update (Saturday, 30th July 2016) :

The allocation of Saturday tickets online has just sold out. Tickets are still available at the Tourism Centre. We will look to see if it is possible on Monday to rebalance the remaining stocks so that some are again available online, but if so there will not be a large number. Friday tickets are as yet still available both online and at the Tourism Centre, but remaining stocks are quickly depleting. Remember it is still possible to pay cash on the gate for these sessions, at a discounted price this year, but we cannot guarantee immediate access, although in 2015 all would be cash payers were able to get in. Saturday evening cash admissions after about 7pm are usually readily available and at a discounted price of just £10.

Tickets & Admissions (General Information)

Premium Tickets, which guarantee admission, are now on sale, so get in early as last year Friday and Saturday tickets had sold out before the end of July. However the festival will not be all-ticket with cash admissions available every day, although queues may be possible at busy times for cash payers.

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2016 Commemorative Glass

Admission Prices - A package price is charged for both premium tickets and cash admissions. This includes a commemorative glass (refundable at £2.50) and ten beer tokens (refundable at 50p each) - two tokens will buy you a third of most beers and ciders and three will buy a half pint. CAMRA members receive five further tokens on entry with a current membership card. Customers who bring their own Govt. stamped and lined glass are given five beer tokens in lieu of a commemorative glass.

Wednesday 5.30 to 11pm - Premium ticket £10.80 (includes booking but not transaction fee*)| Cash Admission £10

Thursday 11am to 11pm - Premium Ticket £16.20 (includes booking but not transaction fee*)| Cash Admission £15

Friday 11am to 11pm - Premium Ticket £21.60 (includes booking but not transaction fee*)| Cash Admission £15

Saturday 11am to 11pm - Premium Ticket £21.60 (includes booking but not transaction fee*)| Cash Admission £15

Saturday Evening after 7pm - Cash Admission (no advance tickets available) £10

The prices quoted above include a booking fee (where applicable). Please note, that as from this year, booking fees also apply to tickets purchased at the Tourism Centre.

*Tickets purchased online will also include a transaction fee to cover postage etc. The transaction fee is £2.25 for Standard Delivery or £6.50 for Secure Post. (The transaction fee applies per order not per ticket. If you purchase six tickets, you only pay one transaction fee.)

Cash entry is dependent on available space in the grounds and there may be queues at peak times, particularly on Friday evening and Saturday afternoon. We strongly recommend you buy premium tickets to this massively popular event, as this guarantees access.

Premium Tickets can be purchased online here 24 hours a day. Alternatively they can be bought over the counter at the Nottingham Tourism Centre, Smithy Row - Opening hours: Monday to Saturday – 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, plus Sundays in July and August from 11 am to 5 pm. Please note that booking fees now apply in the Tourism Centre as well as online.

Early Bird tickets have been discontinued for 2016

Transaction Fee definition:

The transaction fee covers the costs of processing your order, packing and delivering the tickets to you. In many cases it also covers the cost of producing your tickets. This fee can also apply to tickets arranged for collection.

The transaction fee applies per order not per ticket. If you purchase six tickets, you only pay one transaction fee.

The transaction fee will vary depending on what type of postage we are being asked to use by the event organiser and these costs are reflective of the amount that See are charged by despatch companies. First class post and Registered Post prices will vary accordingly.

See only send tickets securely for events that do not issue duplicate tickets in the event that tickets get lost in the post.

So go on get your advance tickets NOW - you know it makes sense!

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Additional Information

ADVICE ON PAYING AT THE GATE here .pdf or Word (revised document 22.04.2016)

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