Things we have been asked. Frequently.
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Q: How much do tickets cost and where can I get them?
A: You can get your early bird tickets by clicking the ‘tickets’ tab at the top of this window. Available until the 30th June 2012 at just £15 each (plus small booking fee). Tickets will then be £20 til the 13th September, and £25 on the door (cash payments only)
Q: When / where is it?
A: Butserfest takes place at Queen Elizabeth Country Park, nr Petersfield, Hampshire PO8 0QE on the 15th September 2012.
Q: Is there parking available onsite?
A: Yes, there is parking available at the park Visitor Centre. We also have a drop off point clearly signposted, and encourage car share.
Q: What free activities are there this year?
A: We have Human Table Football, Bungee Run, Inflatable Lazer Quest, Human Demolition, Segways and Pedal Power Smoothie Bike – make your own smoothies!
Q: Is there an age limit for people attending / playing at Butserfest?
A: No, we welcome all ages at our festival and have many families attend each year.
Q: How many bands play at Butserfest?
A: This year we have 14 on the main stage and 11 on the second stage.
Q: What free activities do you have on site this year?
A: We have Inflatable Lazer Quest, Bungee Run, Human Table Football, Human Demolition, Segways and Pedal Power Smoothie Bike – Make your own smoothies!
Q: How can I play at Butserfest?
A: Submissions for local bands for 2013 were on Facebook from 23 February until 3 March and are now closed, most of the lineup is confirmed and we’ll be revealing some very soon. We will however be running competitions for a local band to play on our main stage and for a UK band to play in our alternative rock/metal stage, details to follow in May.
Q: Is there camping available?
A: We do not offer camping, although there are a number of places to stay nearby.
Q: How do I get to / from the festival?
A: Please visit the maps section for details on how to get to the site.
Q: What’s the full line-up?!
A: Please see the main stage tab under ‘line up’ where we’ve posted the latest line up poster.
Q: When will my tickets arrive in the post?
A: Tickets from our official vendor Eventbrite are sent electronically via email confirmation. You need to print this confirmation email and bring with you.
If you have not received your ticket confirmation you should check your spam folder to see that they haven’t gone in there. Alternatively you can log into the Eventbrite site using the email you used when ordering your ticket and retrieve your confirmation there. This can then be resent to your email.
Q: What’s the situation regarding filming / photography at the festival?
A: Please see our ”press” section for information on cameras and filming.
Q: What is your drug/alcohol policy?
A: Butserfest has a strict no alcohol, no drugs (including ‘legal high’) policy. This includes bands who play at the festival. Our SIA badged security will search ticket holders’ bags on the way into the site. There are amnesty bins on the way to the main entrance which banned substances can be dropped in with no questions asked. Any alcohol found will be confiscated and will not be returned. Any drugs found will result in the ticket holder being refused entry with no refund and may be reported to the police. ‘Legal highs’ will be treated in the same way as illegal drugs. There may also be sniffer dogs on site.