One Love Festival 2016

Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September 2016
Hainault Forest Country Park, Chigwell, Greater London, IG7 4QN, England MAP
£140 adult weekend with camping
daily capacity: 4000
last updated: Thu 11th Aug 2016

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Now in its 9th year, One Love festival, happens from Friday 2nd until Sunday 4th September 2016, returning to Hainault Forest Country Park, in London where it was last held in 2010-11.

The event has secured a permanent premises license to host the annual Reggae Festival in Hainault Forest Country Park, so it should remain at this location from now on.


Lee Scratch Perry, Max Romeo, The Congos, The Gladiators, I Kong, Sister Nancy, Brinsley Forde, Natty, and Bass Odyssey meets Saxon Sound System (40th Anniversary Special), King Addies Sound, Gaudi, Adrian Sherwood, Mad Professor, The Underclass ft. Neville Staple, Prince Hammer and Dub Natty Sessions, The Reggae Choir, Digitaldubs, Twilight Circus Dub Sound System, Fatman International Sound Meets Saxon Sound, King Lorenzo, Earl Gateshead, Bunny Lee, Capital Letters, Macka B, Don Campbell, Disciples, Smith & Mighty, Mixmaster Morris, General Roots, Nucleus Roots, Robin Catto, Dan Wiltshire, Salutation Dub Collective, Chris Dubflow ft Bigga Baloo, Babilondon, One Style MDV, Wendy Walker, Aurelia Dey, Direct Impact, Ben Russell and The Charmers, The Downsetters, Josephine and The Artizans, Lion Star, Junior Reid, Big Youth, Half Pint, Kabaka Pyramid, Jah9, Bass Odyssey Meets Saxon Sound System (40th Anniversary Special), Chris Peckings & Ras Charmer, Dennis Bovell & Roger Robinson, Dubateers, Gary Clail ft 2kings Sound System, I.R.I.E, Jamie Irie, Jimmy London ft Black Roots, and Prince Hammer and Dub Natty Sessions, and more

Latest additions 3 x The Hard Way, Niney The Observer with Mafia and Fluxy Band, and Desmond Dekker's Aces.

Each year the event searches for a new Champion Sound with battling sound systems drawn from the Foundation Sound Systems that started in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s for their annual Sound Clash. This year the Sound System legends coming together in one arena are Sir Coxsone Outernational, Java Nuclear Power, Stereophonic Sound, Qualitex Sound, Lord Gelly's Sound System, Love Express, Mackabee Studio International, and GI Roadshow.

For the latest line-up details click here.


Created in recognition of one of the worlds greatest ever rock gig, Bob Marley's famous 1978 'One Love' concert, the One Love Festival is the UK's only annual Reggae Camping Festival.


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The early bird offer has ended. An adult (aged 16+) ticket is priced at £140 including camping. teen's tickets (for those aged 14 to 17 years) are priced at £80, a child (aged 10 to 13 years) ticket is priced at £40. Children aged under 10 years can attend for free. A live in vehicle is priced at £50 and a car parking ticket is priced at £10. Day tickets are also available priced at £35 for adults, and £15 for teens and £10 for children (aged 10 to 13 years). Day tickets for children aged under 10 years are free.

Please note that all under 16 year olds must be accompanied to the festival by an adult.

An adult cannot be responsible for more than 4 under 18 year olds each. Proof of age for child tickets may be required on site.

London Underground NightTube

One Love Festival will be the very first Weekend Camping Festival to be serviced by newly introduced London Underground NightTube (24hr) service. This allowings their London based customers to experience the entire Festival without travel concern / restrictions / limitations and to simply after the Festival has finished in the early hours to jump on the NightTube Home from Hainault Tube Station – The 24-hour service will initially operate throughout Saturday and Friday nights across the Central and Victoria lines and is due to start service on the Central and Victoria lines on 19 August 2016, with the remaining services to follow in autumn 2016.

More information will be here when available.

Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September 2016
Hainault Forest Country Park, Chigwell, Greater London, IG7 4QN, England MAP
£140 adult weekend with camping
daily capacity: 4000
last updated: Thu 11th Aug 2016

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