Conditions of Ticket Sales for Bristol Folk Festival
The Bristol Folk Festival issues tickets under the following terms and conditions indicated below or displayed on the premises during the event. Age limits are set to the 30th April 2016 (i.e. you must be the age stated on the ticket on the 30th April 2016). Tickets purchased through recognised, reputable ticket agencies are also subject to the same terms and conditions.
1. All E-Tickets and tickets from agents must be exchanged for a wristband on the opening day of the event from St George’s, Bristol.
2. Proof of concessions will be required on exchange of ticket for wristband. If no proof is provided Bristol Folk Festival reserves the right to charge the full price of a ticket. No refunds will be available.
3. Tickets are issues subject to the rules and regulations of the site owners, operators and management.
4. All persons entering the festival event site must have a valid ticket/pass.
5. No refunds can be offered other than due to the cancellation of the event by the organisers.
6. No duplicate tickets or wristbands will be issues in the event of loss or damage.
7. No tickets may be used for competitions, promotions or hospitality packages without the written consent of the Bristol Folk Festival or the Event Organisers. Any ticket re-sold or transferred in such a manner will become void and the holder may be refused admission or ejected from the site.
8. No illegal substance may be brought into the festival site. Any substances found will be confiscated and may lead to prosecution.
9. Strictly no trading, professional distribution of business cards or flyering for other events is allowed on the Festival Site without the Festival’s consent.
10. Unauthorised professional photography or use of professional recording equipment is prohibited. No professional audio, audio visual or cinematographic devices shall be brought to the site without prior written consent from the Bristol Folk Festival.
11. The Bristol Folk Festival reserves the right to make any changes whatsoever to the artist programme or any other event during the weekend.
12. Neither the venues nor Bristol Folk Festival can accept responsibility for lost or stolen property.
13. The sale and consumption of alcohol is strictly prohibited to persons under the age of 18 years.
14. Any item that is deemed unsuitable may be refused at our discretion. This includes fireworks, smoke canisters, Chinese style lanterns, offensive weapons or other similar articles and any person in possession of such articles may be refused entry or ejected without refund.
15. Any person found to be behaving in a manner deemed unsociable or potentially dangerous will be ejected from the festival site without refund.
16. Children are admitted on the basis that they are the responsibility of their accompanying adult. Children must be directly supervised at all times.
17. Trained First Aid Cover will be available at all times.
18. The possession of a ticket shall constitute an acceptance by the holder of these conditions and imply an undertaking on the part of the holder to observe them. In the event of any breach of these conditions the Bristol Folk Festival reserves the right to cancel the ticket and retain any monies paid therefore.
19. Other than the provisions advertised or outlines by the Box Office at the time of sale, customers are required to address any special needs by contacting the Box Office in advance of their visit, as Bristol Folk Festival may not be able to provide for those needs without notice.
20. Dancing at ceilidhs and all other events is undertaken at the individuals personal risk.
21. Ticket holders are required to carefully check their tickets in advance of their visit. Mistakes may not be rectified on the day.
22. The Bristol Folk Festival reserves the right to refuse entry of the ticket holder to the event site. Customers found to be causing damage to the site, the site infrastructure, causing harm to any other person or themselves on the site or in breach of these conditions may be excluded from the site and will be subject to prosecution.
23. No unaccompanied under 16s are allowed on site. Under 16s must be accompanies by a responsible adult ages over 18 years old.
24. Admission is at the Ticket Holder’s own risk. The Licensee or Bristol Folk Festival shall not be held liable for any loss, injuries or damages sustained at this event, including damage, theft or losses to property or motor vehicles.
25. Holding a ticket does not guarantee you entrance to a concert. Our maximum ticket sales is restricted to the size of our largest venue – St George’s. At all peripheral stages/venues, entrance is on a “first come, first served” basis.
1. The Bristol Folk Festival reserves the right to search all persons and personal property over the course of the festival and refuse admission to, or eject from, the site any person who refuses to be searched by a security official.
2. Ticket holders give their express consent to the use of their actual or simulated likeness in connection with the production, exhibition, advertising or exploitation of any film, video and/or audio recording of this event and/or element thereof in any/all media throughout the world. This includes filming by the police or security which may be carried out for the security of customers.
Health & Safety
1. This festival takes place over several venues across Bristol, UK. Customers are advised to wear appropriate clothing, footwear and protection against all weather conditions when walking to and from venues. Cloakrooms will be available where space allows.
2. Strobe lighting, smoke machines and pyrotechnics may be used during the festival – warnings will be posted where appropriate before events.
3. No animals are permitted onto the site, with the exception of Special Assistance Dogs.
4. WARNING: Prolonged exposure to loud noise may cause damage to your hearing.
If you have any questions or concerns about the Bristol Folk Festival please contact us.