V Festival (Chelmsford) 2011

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Saturday 20th to Sunday 21st August 2011
Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ, England MAP
£175 w/e with camping - SOLD OUT
Daily capacity: 90,000
Last updated: Wed 17th Aug 2011

Offering a bill of predominantly commercial acts, crowd favourites, and radio friendly indie upstarts in a party atmosphere. V Festival returns on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st August 2011.

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The latest acts confirmed are Jaguar Skills, Goldie Lookin' Chain, Gomez, I Am Kloot, Morcheeba, The Airborne Toxic Event, Bellowhead, Chromeo, YasmIn, The Pierces, Frankmusik, Fenech-Soler, Beardyman, The Mummers, Maverick Sabre, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Alex Winston, Morning Parade, Fitz and the Tantrums, Alice Gold, Parade, Emma's Imagination, and Wolf Gang.

Headlined by Arctic Monkeys on Saturday with Plan B appearing before them. Eminem headlines on Sunday with Rihanna before him. Plus Dizzee Rascal, Primal Scream (Screamadelica), The Script, Kaiser Chiefs, Manic Street Preachers, Glasvegas, Razorlight, Pendulum, Chase and Status, Scouting For Girls, Tinie Tempah, The Courteeners, Mark Ronson, The Wombats and Bruno Mars, Ellie Goulding, Jessie J, N-Dubz, Big Audio Dynamite, Example, Hurts, KT Tunstall, Squeeze, The Saturdays, Katy B, Olly Murs, You Me At Six, Wiz Khalifa, Fun Lovin' Criminals, Imelda May, Cast, Ocean Colour Scene, Eliza Doolittle, Kele, Clare Maguire, The Wanted, Chipmunk, Lostprophets, Good Charlotte, Noisettes, Kids In Glass Houses, and Dionne Bromfield, with more to be announced. For the line-up details, day and stage splits as available please click here.


Early bird tickets have sold out. Tickets have sold out. They were priced at £175 for a weekend pass with camping, and £149 weekend pass without camping. A day ticket is priced at £83.50, and a campervan pass is priced at £99. There are still Luxury VIP Camping Packages available on the link below.

To buy VIP tickets, click here.

Opening times

With a capacity of 90,000 the site is open (for weekend campers) from 10am Friday until midday Monday. On Saturday and Sunday the arena will open at 12 noon and close at 11pm (when the bands finish).

Weekend with camping ticket holders must exchange their ticket for a wristband at the wristband exchange tent. Both weekend ticket holders (without camping) and day ticket holders do not need to exchange their tickets.

Please note, if you have a weekend ticket (without camping) then your ticket will consist of three parts. The left hand section is to be handed in to the stewards at the gate on Saturday, the right hand on Sunday and the centre is to be retained by yourself. Do not lose any of these sections as you will not be granted admittance and duplicate tickets will not be issued.


There is ample parking on the festival site.

Please note for both festival sites 1 campervan pitch is for a campervan, caravan or camping trailer and a maximum of 4 persons per pitch. There are no tents, cars or vans allowed in the campervan site.


There are to be no campfires and no glass allowed on site. No alcohol is permitted to be taken into the arena. The only containers permitted in the arena will be those carrying non alcoholic liquid in collapsible plastic, foil or cardboard forms of not more than 1 litre.


The bars are operated on a token system. Tokens are purchased from the token booths then exchanged at the bar for drinks. Some token booths will remain open for 1 hour after the bars have closed so vouchers can be redeemed.


Lockers are situated outside the arena by Gate 3, prices are as displayed.

There'll be more information here when available.

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