Tickets 2017

Please read the information below and the terms and conditions here before buying tickets.


Weekend Extra tickets give access to the full festival experience from Thursday afternoon to Sunday evening. If you can’t arrive until Friday, a Weekend ticket gives access from Friday afternoon until Sunday Evening.

 Tier 3 Prices 2017 Adult Youth Family
Weekend Extra (Thu 8th-Sun 11th June ) £130 £66 £306
Weekend (Fri 9th – Sun 11th June) £115 £58 £268
Thursday £20 £11 £51
Friday £37 £21 £95
Saturday or Sunday (per day) £42 £23 £107
Friday, Saturday or Sunday  Evening after 6pm  (per evening) £25 £14 £64
Weekend Camping* £20 £10 £50
 Caravan/Motorhome Extra £5

 “Youths” of 12 to 17 years get discounted prices, and further savings are available with a “Family Ticket” for up to two Adults and two Youths. Under 12s are FREE. N.b Youth tickets are only available when an adult or family  ticket is purchased.

*Please note that camping is strictly for those with camping tickets and a valid Weekend or Weekend Extra ticket. Camping is reserved for Weekend/Weekend Extra ticket holders because space is limited, and so please only purchase a camping ticket if you have one of these ticket types or it will not be valid. Further information on camping/caravans/motorhomes is available here.

Locals’ “Teaser” Tickets

As usual, locals’ teaser tickets are available from the usual local outlets (call 01636 816678 for details).


Student Groups: Special discounts on weekend and weekend extra tickets. A group of 5 students pay only for four tickets; a group of 10 students pay only for 8 tickets. Only available using the Postal Booking Form Tier 3 Student and entry only with a valid NUS or Student photo ID card.

Booking Fee

Almost all festivals have a booking fee of some kind; some hide it in the price but we have asked our ticket agent to be transparent.  You can avoid the booking fee by applying using the postal booking form below.

Tickets can now be purchased:

  • Online using the button at the bottom of the page, at any time by credit/debit card.  Booking fee applies.
  • By post by downloading and completing the Postal Booking Form and sending with a cheque made payable to: ‘The Gate to Southwell Folk Festival Limited’ and crossed “account payee only”. Please send to: GTSF, Rose Cottage (@ Cats Whiskers), Normanton Road, Southwell, Notts, NG25 0PU.   Please enclose a stamped addressed envelope PLEASE NOTE: All ticket orders received from mid-May 2017 onwards will be held at the box office for collection. Please bring I.D. with you.
  • By phone.  Call 0115 807 7900. Booking fee applies.

To Buy Now, click the button below:


Or download the Postal Booking Form

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