• If the festival is cancelled will I get a refund if I want one?

    Yes, in the unhappy event that it is not possible to run the Festival you will be entitled to a full refund or rollover of tickets until the 2023 Festival.

  • Will there be any noticeable differences from previous years?

    In order to comply with safety requirements, The Festival will be mainly open air. There will be some shade and cover but the main marquee and the silent disco tent will go. There will be recyclable plastic glasses, no seating (bring your own chairs, rugs). There will be a wristband payment system (full details instructions will be given before and when you arrive) The Children will have a much bigger area for their activities including a special ride. There will be 2 x main stages, which means back to back live music. Overall the site is much bigger allowing space to spread out.

  • Is there a VIP area?

    Yes there is. These tickets are very popular and sell out quickly. You must have an entry ticket to book a VIP upgrade. All details can be found on the Buy Tickets page. The VIP area has a bar, posh loos and comfortable seating. There is also a great view of the Stage 1. There is a VIP line at the Main entrance.

  • Can I volunteer to work at the Festival?

    Most certainly yes -please apply through this Website, by clicking the volunteer button at the top of the home page. Please note we are starting again and any volunteers who had applied for 2019 and 2020 are asked to re-register on this site. Please book a minimum of two slots.

  • What are the latest updates on the 2022 Festival?

    Tickets will go on Sale from Friday 26th November for the 2022 Oxted Festival. Please book your tickets via this website by clicking on Buy Tickets at the top of the page. We have confirmed our bands for 2022 and details can be found on the Music page with the day each artist is performing. There will be a few changes to this year's festival. There will be recyclable plastic cups, no chairs and tables (bring your own chairs and rugs). We have TWO main stages, which means non-stop live music throughout the whole festival. A larger area for children with day time activities. Every visitor will receive a wristband, this will be the payment system and funds will need to be downloaded. Don't worry full information will be given both before and when you arrive at the Festival. Follow our social media for all updates on food, drink and 'things to do'.


  • What are the Festival times?

    Here are the Entry Times for The Oxted Festival 2022 Friday 1st July 3pm-11pm. Saturday 2nd July 12 midday-11pm. Sunday 3rd July 12 midday-8pm. The Bars shut 15 minutes before closing time.

  • Can I use my 2020 or 2021 tickets for the 2022 festival?

    Yes of course. Thank you again for carrying over your ticket from last year. You will be emailed with your ticket(s), about a week prior to the Festival 2022

  • What if the ticket I want is not available?

    All available tickets will be on sale. Once they are sold out they are blocked off. Nearer to the Festival some tickets become available for those wanting to sell theirs and we make the details available if this happens. Please do not sell your tickets privately as they are not transferable.

  • I need some more information about my ticket purchase?

    Here are some answers: • We do not offer a refund service. • Only tickets bought directly from our website can be guaranteed to be valid. • Do not buy tickets privately or from any ticketing agent. They will not be valid. • Your email address provided when you book must be correct and remain valid up to the event • You will receive a confirmation email once you have purchased your ticket. This is NOT your actual ticket • Electronic tickets will be sent out via email approximately 2 weeks before the festival • If you do not receive your ticket, please check your junk mail first • Everybody needs a ticket, even if they are one day old, so please purchase tickets for everybody even if they are free. • Please ensure that you bring your ticket with you either on your phone or a printed version. If you don’t have a ticket, we will not be able to admit you to the festival. • Each ticket can only be scanned once, so you will need one distinct and separate ticket for each person. If you have any queries, please email

GENERAL and Terms and Conditions:

  • Can I bring a picnic?

    No. The festival provide a wide array of creatively different food traders for you to enjoy. These traders contribute significantly to the costs of putting the event on. In order to support our traders, we regret no food or drink can be brought into the festival, with the exception of infant snacks or special requirements. As part of our security at the entrance, bags will be searched upon entry. Security will ask everyone to leave soft drinks at the entrance. There is plenty of drinking water on site that is free of charge.

  • Who Are We?

    The Oxted Festival is run by a non-profit organisation called OLCSA. Each year 100% of the “profit” made by the Festival is given to our main charities, sports clubs and local good causes. The Charity we are working with again this year is St Catherine’s Hospice. Most of our volunteers represent local sports clubs and good causes and we divide up a percentage of the profits between them depending on the number of slots worked. The rest is donated to our lead Charity.

  • Do you have an underage drinking policy?

    Oh Yes. Challenge 25 policy. The Festival operates a zero- tolerance policy to underage drinking and works to the Challenge 25 principle. Please bring ID with you (a valid passport, photocard driving licence, or a photographic identity card bearing the national Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) hologram) as, if you are lucky enough to look under 25, you will be challenged. Security at the entrance will ask for your ID and if you are not able to supply proof of your age being 18 or over then you will be given an under 18 wrist band and you will not be permitted to purchase alcohol.

  • Do you allow dogs?

    We do, but the usual rules apply. Well behaved and kept on a lead. We do have plenty of water on site. We cannot guarantee shade for your furry friend, so bear this in mind if it is really hot.

  • Do you cater for guests with disabilities?

    Yes we cater for guests with disabilities. We have a disabled access lane for entry and disabled loos. If you need to bring a special vehicle up to the Festival entrance, please arrive at the ‘Tennis Club’ car park and inform security. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee parking for the vehicle as we have limited spaces. Once on site if you need any assistance, ask a member of our team of hospitality staff, who will do their best to help you.

  • Is there parking?

    There is no parking as we are situated on a large park. There is limited parking in the surrounding areas, but we recommend that you use alternative transport. We are only 5 minutes’ walk from Oxted train station. There are a few taxi companies in Oxted, one situated at the station.

  • What are your Security and Safety policies?

    We value our staff and respect them and their right not to be abused. Please remember that our staff are all volunteers who give of their time freely for your enjoyment. If you are abusive (either physically or verbally) to any member of staff or to any other Festival guest then you will be asked to leave the Festival immediately and you will not be allowed re-admittance at any time. We have a comprehensive SIA registered security team on-site at all times, alongside CCTV. If you see anything that you are uncomfortable with or need to report an incident, please contact one of our Hospitality Team or Security Team

  • Do you Have a Drugs Policy?

    Drugs policy - absolutely no drugs allowed on site. An Amnesty bin will be provided at the exterior of the Festival. Please ensure that you have not consumed drugs or have any drugs on you at the time of entry or whilst at the Festival. If you are seen in possession of drugs then you will be asked to leave the Festival immediately and you will not be allowed re-admittance at any time.