End of the Road Festival 2011

End of the Road Festival 2011 - around the festival site (3)
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End of the Road Festival 2011

Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September 2011
Larmer Tree Gardens,Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5PT, England MAP
adults £145, youth (13-17) £120, child (6-12) £55 - all SOLD OUT
Daily capacity: 12,000
Last updated: Mon 11th Jul 2011

Started in 2006, the organisers' aim is to "organise an intimate festival with our favourite artists, and with a friendly and relaxed feel", and they only book artists that they personally like, which makes the line-up on offer far more interesting than many other festivals.

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The End of the Road Festival has 4 music stages, a cinema tent, comedy, workshops (for both adults & children), a healing field, art installations, literature talks, a hidden library and piano in the woods, a games area with table tennis, skittles, table football and more.

They also pride themselves with providing quality food and drinks, including a good selection of local ales. The dates for 2011 are confirmed as Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September.


Joanna Newsom, Beirut, and Mogwai will appear as headliners. Midlake and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah will make their only UK festival exclusive appearance at this year's End Of The Road. Joining them at the Dorset bash will be Phosphorescent, M. Ward, Okkervil River, The Unthanks, Brakes, Allo Darlin', Laura Marling, Lykke Li, Best Coast, Emmy the Great, Drum Eyes, Caitlin Rose, Dan Mangan, Health, Tinariwen, White Denim, Health, The Leisure Society, Megafaun, The Fall, Wild Beasts, Willy Mason, Gruff Rhys, James Yorkston, Joan As Policewoman, Timber Timbre, Tune-Yards, Wooden Shjips, The Walkmen, Micah P. Hinson, Bo Ningen, Bob Log III, Josh T Pearson, La Sera, and more. For the line-up details as available please click here.


Early bird tickets sold out in 9 hours. Normal tickets have also sold out and were priced at £145 for adults. A youth (ages 13-17 years who must be accompanied by an adult) ticket was priced at £120 - sold out, a ticket for children aged 6-12 years (must be accompanied by an adult) was priced at £55 - sold out, with free entry for a child aged 0 - 5 years - sold out, they still need tickets can be purchased in advance. Tickets for a campervan/caravan pass are priced at £50, a car parking is priced at £TBC (payable in cash on arrival).

Early entry Thursday

End Of The road will be allowing early entry to the festival on Thursday 1st September when camping and some parts of the festival site will be on Thursday afternoon. Festival goers can arrive, set up camp, spend the evening finding their way around and be ready to hit the festival when the entertainment starts on Friday.

Admittance times

Thursday 1st September:
Car Parks & Box Office open at 2pm
Camping opens at 3pm
Bars and Food open from 5pm
Latest arrival on Thursday is 10pm (gates close for the night at this time)
Friday 2nd September: Car Parks, Box Office & Camping open at 8.30am


The festival is family friendly and will also have a programme of workshops for both children and adults, with sessions that carry on longer into the evening. The Workshops area expands to 6 venues with nearly 100 activities to choose from for both adults and children.


The Larmer Tree Gardens is about 3 hours drive from London, and falls on the border between North Dorset and Wiltshire, fairly close to Stonehenge. It's a beautiful venue with gorgeous views and with peacocks and huge parrots roaming / flying around freely both inside the gardens and in the field.

More information will be here when available.

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