Frequently asked questions

When will the gate open & close?
The gates will open at midday Friday 25th May and close at 10pm that night, no entry after that time till Saturday morning at 10am. Gate times: Fri Midday-10pm, Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-8pm.

What time will the entertainment start and finish?
Fri 3pm-3am, Sat midday-4am, Sun midday-2am. For kids the activities start at 9am over the weekend.

Can I put a tent up in the Live In Vehicle area?
Due to fire safety regulations tents cannot be erected next to vehicles.

Who do i call regarding a ticket enquiry?
Ticket Line are the official agent for Shindig Weekender and have a great customer service phone line – 0161 813 2222 (office hours) or email

Can i bring my dog?
Due to the event being on active farm land we can not have any pets at the event. Sorry.

What days can we camp at the Weekender?
The weekender opens at Midday Friday the 25th May. Everyone holding a ticket is welcome to camp for 3 nights and leave on the Bank Holiday Monday daytime (by 3pm please).

Can i bring a campervan or caravan?
Yes. There is a charge of £50 for any Live In Vehicles. Please buy your Live In Vehicle ticket in advance as there will be none available on the gate.

Can i park my car for the weekend?
Yes you can park all weekend for £15. This will be paid at the gate. We encourage car shares and riding bikes where possible. Please buy your car park ticket in advanceas there will be none available on the gate.

Can we bring booze?
It is fine to bring a few drinks into the camping area, but please don’t bring any glass bottles, these will be taken from you at the gate or you can transfer them to plastic bottles. We allow people to bring in alcohol for personal consumption so a reasonable amount is allowed. Our bars are of a very high standard and reasonably priced so you shouldn’t need to bring too much.

Where is the event being held?
Gilcombe Farm, Bruton, Somerset, BA10 0QE

Will this event be suitable for my kids?
We are definitely catering for all ages. The kids area will be fully programmed with activities to keep them busy and is run from 9am-5pm in the daytime. There will be a performance show for kids to watch between 5-6pm (teatime). Then, for the kids that want to stay up, bands are on till late. Also, films that are suitable for kids will run in the cinema till 10pm.

When will my tickets arrive?
There are no physical tickets, you only need your unique eticket number or barcode at the gate, so print it off or bring it on your phone with a form of photo I.D to show us its you. Eticket are sent roughly 1 month before the event.

Can I trade at the event?
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Can I work at the event?
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Can I perform at the event? 
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