The 18th Wallingford Bunkfest takes place from Friday 30th August to Sunday 1st September 2019 in Wallingford, Oxfordshire offering music, a craft fair, Children's BunkFest, over 40 real ales, vintage displays, special attractions, music on river boats and vintage trains, and a storytelling fringe.
Expect events to have FREE admission except The Singing Train, the Boat Trips and Camping. Bunkfest describes itself as "a leading event on the nationwide folk and roots music scene, with fabulous concerts, dance displays, ceilidhs, sessions, workshops, a huge craft and trader fair, arts for young people, an enormous beer festival, music on the river and a singing train. It is also a major event for the benefit of the town and surrounding villages.".
Acts include Tankus The Henge, Noble Jacks, Sarah McQuaid, Merry Hell, Cecil, RSVP Bhangra, Roving Crows, The Grahams, One Step Behind, and more.
For the details as available please see the line-up page.
The festival is FREE. Camping tickets cost £23 for one night or £38 from Thursday to Sunday.
BunkFest camping is located at the Wallingford Sports Park, Hithercroft Road, Wallingford, OX10 9RB. This is a 10 to 15 minute walk to the Town Centre / Kinecroft, or there is a regular free bus service available during the day.
Caravans and campervans are welcome but must be booked in advance. Advance bookings for camping tickets will be given a reference number redeemable for wristbands at the Wristband Exchange in the Festival Box Office & Shop (or the Campsite if selected at time of booking). Wristbands will be fitted by BunkFest staff and must not be removed or damaged - you may be refused entry if your wristband is torn. Lost or damaged wristbands cannot be replaced. The Campsite Office will be open Thursday 12.00-21.00, Friday 10.00-21.00, Saturday 08.00-21.00, Sunday 08.00-12.00. Camping tickets may also be purchased there.
Please note that no dogs except Assistance Dogs are allowed on the Campsite or anywhere else at Wallingford Sports Park. If you wish to bring a dog there is an independent campsite which allows them if kept on a lead - Bridge Villa Caravan and Camping Park - Tel: 01491 836860. There are also 2 boarding kennels nearby; Downlands Boarding Kennels - Tel: 01491 651053 and Avalon Boarding Kennels & Cattery - Tel: 01491 836103.
Most BunkFest venues have good disabled access. If you are disabled and are visiting the festival with a carer, the carer will be admitted free to any ticketed event which you are attending (but must book ticket).
For more information, see the BunkFest website.
There will be more information here when available.
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