V Festival (Chelmsford) 2014

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Saturday 16th to Sunday 17th August 2014
Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ, England MAP
£189 with camping
Daily capacity: 90,000
Last updated: Tue 19th Aug 2014

Offering a bill of predominantly commercial acts, crowd favourites, and radio friendly indie upstarts in a party atmosphere. V Festival returns on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th August 2014.


Justin Timberlake will headline Saturday, and The Killers will headline Sunday, plus performances from Rita Ora, Ed Sheeran, Paolo Nutini, Example, Lily Allen, Elbow, Axwell & Ingrosso, Bastille, Rudimental, John Newman, Katy B, Embrace, Chase & Status (DJ Set), Nina Nesbitt, The Strypes, Kodaline, Foxes, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott Alesso, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Kaiser Chiefs, Jason Derulo, Blondie, Above & Beyond, Tom Odell, Manic Street Preachers, Sam Smith, The Stranglers, Janelle Monae, Birdy, Train, Newton Faulkner, The Wailers, The Rifles, Starsailor, George Ezra, Aloe Blacc, Rizzle Kicks, The Magic Numbers, M People, Miles Kane, The Human League, Sub Focus, and Ella Eyre.

The comedy line-up includes Alan Carr, Adam Hills, Paul Chowdhry, Rob Beckett, Jarlath Regan, Andrew Maxwell, Ben Hurley, Pat Cahill, John Fothergill, Matt Reed, 
Dapper Laughs, Boothby Graffoe, Peter White, Matt Richardson, Keith Farnan, Andy Askins, Steve Gribbin, and more.

Click for the Hylands Park (Chelmsford) line-up details and stage splits.


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Weekend tickets with camping are priced at £189 and weekend tickets with no camping are priced at £165. Day tickets are priced at £89, and a car park pass pass is priced at £20, and a campervan pass is priced at £99, with luxury VIP camping, and combined coach packages also available.Prices do not include booking fees.

Registered disabled customers are permitted to one helper free of charge, if you need more than one helper please purchase a second ticket for that person. (The second helper may not gain access to the viewing platforms)

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.

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