BoomTown Fair 2020

buy tickets now > Wednesday 12th to Sunday 16th August 2020
Matterley Estate, near Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HW, England MAP
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daily capacity: 66000
last updated: Thu 7th Nov 2019

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BoomTown Fair - Chapter 12: New Beginnings - takes place at Matterley Estate, near Winchester, Hampshire, and will run from Wednesday 12th until Sunday 16th August 2020.

Boomtown follows a storyline that evolves each year and is played out across all areas of the sprawling city that is made up of 12 uniquely themed districts. It's theatrically-led and hundreds of actors bring the film-like street sets to life and alongside enjoying the musical programme they encourage the public to explore all the city has to offer, to become their inner character and be a part of the story themselves.

Boomtown is a family friendly festival and Kidztown is its dedicated family district that includes a main stage with a line up of headline artists playing from across the festival. There is a fully immersive high street with child sized venues, 100s of interactive workshops, forest school, to inflatables and skate ramps. It has family camping and car park, and facilities for all kids and families alike.

Along with the main live music stages and smaller street venues, there's a huge line-up of electronic acts on late-running stages, as well as reggae, dub, ska, gypsy, folk, and more. Plus cabaret, comedy, spoken word, impressive site constructions. All attendees are encouraged to dress up in fancy dress, the fancier the better!

Line-up

The first Chapter 12 announcements will be released in December. Headliners announcement in February.

Tickets

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Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
standard adult Thursday entry: £254 (final price £264)
standard adult with Wednesday upgrade: £274 (final price £284)
public-transport Wednesday entry: £239 (final price £249)
campervan: £100
car parking: £26
Those aged 12 and under are free but require a ticket.

Eco bond

To keep the site free from litter, Boomtown offer festivalgoers an eco bond initiative to help keep the streets of BoomTown tidy. Ticket purchasers will be asked to pay an additional £10 eco bond deposit. On arrival at the festival attendees will be given a 'boomtown eco bag'. Organisers ask everyone to fill this bag with all their rubbish and hand it back into one of the drop off points for recycling, and have their £10 deposit returned.

Activities & Workshops

Boomtown has over 100 activities and workshops, from crafts and skills such as blacksmithing, copper beating & chainsaw carving, circus skills workshops and play, to the mind & soul improving, to dance and yoga. There's also a full programme for kids, with circus skills, workshops and crafts, science and learning and play and facepainting, and much more, plus a dedicated family camping area. 

 

More information will be here when available



buy tickets now > Wednesday 12th to Sunday 16th August 2020
Matterley Estate, near Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1HW, England MAP
find nearby
accommodation
from £239
daily capacity: 66000
last updated: Thu 7th Nov 2019


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