Frequently Asked Questions

What time does the festival open and how much is the entry? 

The site will open at to the public at 3pm on Friday 12th June and weekend camping is £35/£45/£55/£65. Child tickets 5-12 years £10/£15. We will also be selling discounted family tickets this year. Under 5s are FREE,  camping is also FREE. All live-in vehicles/camper vans require a site pass at £15. 

Tickets must be purchased in advance. NO ADMITTANCE ON THE DOOR. 

A limited number of day tickets we be available for Saturday and Sunday.      

The tickets are amazing value, is it expensive once I get onsite?

Vann Fest work with all our traders to ensure that the festival remains great value throughout the weekend. We also run a number of FREE workshops  and children's activities throughout the weekend. On occasion we may charge for some of the specialist activities, such as Axe Throwing, and Tie-Dye T-shirt Making, however the cost of these will not exceed £5 per person.

Can I bring my dog? 

No. Sorry we do not allow dogs on site. 

Where is the nearest car park?
Parking is free in the designated parking field which is a short walk from the camping area. No cars are allowed onsite to ensure the safety of all our guests.  All live-in vehicles/camper vans require a site pass at £10 and must remain onsite until the festival has finished on Sunday evening.  
The Vann Fest Team will direct you to the designated parking area and show you to the camping area.
What should I bring?
There are a few essentials you will need, but on the whole we encourage you to PACK LIGHT!
  • Tent and a sleeping bag
  • Pillow and roll mat
  • Warm jumper/fleece and waterproof jacket.
  • Sun hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen
  • Antihistamines and Mosquito repellent
  • Torch, and portable charger
  • Toothbrush, deodorant, and toilet roll
  • Refillable Water Bottle
  • A reusable cup - you will get a discount on drinks at Four Fillies
  • Cash for meals, drinks, festival shopping, and workshops
  • Bin Bags - leave no trace!

We have a great selection of food and drink stalls at the festival serving throughout the day and night. All our traders donate a percentage of their profits to The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, so we ask you to support them and the cause.

Can I hire camping equipment from you? 

No. We do not have a facility to hire out any camping equipment. 

What are the onsite facilities? 

Toilets are available onsite, and you will be able to access drinking water. We do not have shower facility available at Vann Fest, this is to keep costs down so we can donate more money to The Royal Mardsen. 

Is the site accessible by public transport?

The nearest railway station is Ockley, which is just over 2 miles from the festival site. Dorking is the most accessible national railway station, 8 miles from the festival site.

Can I bring my dog? 

Sadly not. Sorry we do not allow dogs on site.

What about disabled access? 

We have ensured adequate provision. Please note the event will take place in an open field. If you require assistance, please contact a member of the team on site who will be happy to assist you. 

Is there onsite security? 

There will be security on site, however you are required to take necessary precautions when securing your belongings. Vann Fest is not responsible for any damage or losses to any goods or vehicles on site. 

Where are the nearest hotels? 

There are a number of hotels and Bed and Breakfasts within close proximity to the Vann Fest site. For full information please have a look at, or

But, can I bring my dog? 

Sorry, still no. We do not allow dogs on site.

I have another question, that hasn't been answered here. Who can I contact?

Please email a member of the team at and we’ll be happy to answer your query.