FAQ’s

DATES AND TIMES

Chard Rock Festival will take place on 17th August 2018 at The Drift , Crewkerne Road, Chard , TA20 4DN

Saturday 25th

The doors will open at 11:00. The music will start at 12:00 and there will be a strict curfew of 23.00

WHERE TO STAY

Chard Rock will be offering basic camping at a cost of £10 per pitch .Toilet facilities will be available but no shower/wash facilities , this is offered purely to allow people to enjoy the day without the worry of driving home. If you are looking to stay overnight after the festival there are local hotels / B&Bs in nearby in Chard or Ilminster.

AGE RESTRICTIONS

Children under 5 are free

Children under 16 years old (aged 5 -15) must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (18 or over) at all times and will need a full-price ticket.

If you’re 16 or older you can attend on your own, please bring ID with you.

ID

ENTERING THE FESTIVAL

If you look under 21, we may ask you to prove your age. If you’re under 16 attending with a parent / guardian, we may ask them to prove they’re 18 or over.

BUYING ALCOHOL

A challenge 21 policy will be in place for all alcohol sales on site. If you look under 21, we will need ID from you or we cannot sell you a drink.

The only accepted proof of age documents are:

A Passport (Not a photocopy)

Driving Licence

A Proof of Age Card bearing a PASS hologram

A Ministry of Defence identity card

A National identity card issued by an EU member state

WHAT TO BRING/WHAT NOT TO BRING

WHAT TO BRING / THINGS TO REMEMBER

Your ticket
Clothes for any weather eventuality – hat, sunglasses, rainwear, warm clothing
Sunscreen
Bring enough cash
Bring ID if you look under 21 in order to be admitted to the festival. You will also need ID if you want to buy alcohol and look 21 or under
Medication – if you need to bring medication, we recommend bringing a doctor’s note or a prescription for it. Please be understanding if we question what you’re bringing in as it is important to prevent drugs being brought into the festival
Remember to tell your friends of any allergies you have
Check out the latest weather before you leave

DO NOT BRING

Air horns
Alcohol
Animals (except assistance dogs)
Audio visual recording equipment (Professional)
BBQs
Balloons
Bicycles,
Blow torches
Cans
Chinese lanterns
Metal Cutlery
Drones
Fireworks / pyrotechnics
Flag with poles
Flares / distress flares / smoke flares
Gas cylinders
Glass
Illegal substances (drugs)
Laser pens
Legal highs
Nitrous oxide / herbal highs
Megaphones
Penknives
Smoke bombs / canisters
Sound systems
Spray cans
Weapons

FOOD & DRINK

You can take snacks and soft drinks into the festival for your own consumption provided that any soft drinks are held in unopened and sealed plastic or paper containers with a capacity of 500ml or less.

If you are bringing snacks and soft drinks, please do so in a carrier bag or small rucksack.

Please don’t bring any alcohol or glass containers/bottles of any sort.

BAGS ALLOWED

There are no cloakroom or storage facilities.

Bags will be searched on entry to the event, to avoid lengthy queues we strongly advise that you do not bring a bag. We appreciate your cooperation and patience when entering the festival. See below for examples:

Bags must not be left at entrances or surrounding areas or unattended at any time Any items left will be removed and disposed of accordingly.

You will also be searched at the entrance to the event which may include a full body pat down and/or use of hand held metal detectors. Any item(s), which may reasonably be considered for use as a weapon, or which may cause danger or disruption to any other persons at the event, will be confiscated.

Please allow plenty of time to get into the event, and for concert entry procedures, ticket checks and searches.

Persons suspected of carrying items that may be used in an offensive or dangerous manner, or carrying out illegal activities within the festival or other parts of the site may be searched.