V Festival (Chelmsford) 2017

around the festival site

Saturday 19th to Sunday 20th August 2017
Hylands Park, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8WQ, England MAP
weekend with camping: £189; weekend no camping: £165; days £89
Daily capacity: 90,000
Last updated: Thu 20th Jul 2017

Offering a bill of predominantly commercial acts, crowd favourites, and radio friendly indie upstarts in a party atmosphere.

V Festival returns for a 22nd year on Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th August 2017.


Confirmed are headliners Pink and Jay-Z, plus Rudimental, Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics performed by The Heritage Orchestra, Craig David, Ellie Goulding, Jess Glynne, Stormzy, and more, with many more still to be confirmed.

Also confirmed is some Friday night entertainment for the campers, from Annie Mac and more.

The comedy acts have been announced, including Joel Dommett, Lee Nelson, Joe Lycett, The Rubberbandits, Seann Walsh, Dave Hill, Jen Brister, Laura Lexx and many more.

For all of the details so far including most day & stage splits please see the line-up page.


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Day tickets: £89
weekend no camping: £165
weekend with camping: £189
Car parking: £10
booking fees extra.

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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