WHEN IS NEW WORLD FESTIVAL TAKING PLACE
The festival takes place on August Bank Holiday weekend, the Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th.
The Event times are;
Saturday: 12.00pm – 11.00pm
Sunday: 12.00pm – 11.00pm
The festival operates a no re-entry policy.
WHERE DOES IT TAKE PLACE
KING’S FARM IS ADJACENT TO THE HYLANDS PARK SITE.
New World Festival is readily accessible by car or public transport, see below for approximate travel times.
HOW OLD DO I NEED TO BE TO ATTEND
New World Festival is an 18+ event and we operate a Challenge 25 policy, and you will need photo id to prove your age to guarantee entry.
ID will also be required to purchase alcohol once inside the festival.
Acceptable forms of ID are listed below in our ticket terms and conditions.
WHERE CAN I FIND THE FULL PROGRAMME
You can find the most up to date line-up on the lineup page. Set times for the day will be released closer to the event.
Keep up to date by following our social media pages; Facebook, Instagram. Links are at the bottom of the page.
WHAT TIME IS LAST ENTRY
Last entry time for the main festival site is 4.30pm.
WE ARE A CASHLESS SITE
We operate a cashless system across all the bars at New World Festival.
Some traders may still accept cash payments, but please ensure you are able to pay on card or Apple / Google Pay before entering the site.
CLOAKROOM & LOCKERS
GENERAL INFORMATION ON TICKETS
Tickets will be available via our webpage and Skiddle.com
A list of official ticket vendors will appear upon general sale.
Please note this is an 18+ only event.
General admission tickets include access to the main festival area.
VIP Tickets include access to the main festival area and the VIP area. (More details on what is included in the VIP area appear on our ticketing platform).
Note: drinks and private tables are not included in the ticket price.
WHEN WILL I RECEIEVE MY TICKETS
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME TO ENTER THE FESTIVAL
Photographic forms of identification such as a passport or driving licence are acceptable.
TICKET TERMS AND CONDITIONS
To view the events ticket terms & conditions please click here.
As a festival, each year we are continuing to assess our accessible facilities and are constantly striving to make the site and overall experience better for accessible customers.
The following information provides details about the bookable accessible provisions at the festival. If you have any questions that are not answered below please contact email@example.com
If you would you like to register to use of any of following accessible facilities:
- Personal assistant / companion tickets
- Accessible parking
- Accessible toilets
- Lowered bar areas
You will also need to attach some supporting evidence along with your application. Once you have submitted your email request Skiddle will get back to you within two weeks to let you know if it has been approved.
Please note that submission of the form alone does not automatically guarantee eligibility for use of the accessible facilities. If you have any queries about eligibility, please contact us prior to purchasing your ticket at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our accessible facilities will only be available to ticket holders who have pre-registered their requirements. This is to ensure that we have time to put appropriate provisions in place on site. Please complete the form no later than 18th of August. Information packs will be sent out to anyone who has successfully registered during the week before the event.
Accessibility applications for free PA tickets and parking closes 18th August at 5pm. If you have accessible needs at the event, head to the welfare areas.
See our terms & conditions for more information on the site.
Traveling by train is the greenest way to attend New World Festival and it’s not as long as you think. Check out some of the train times below and lock in your train tickets now while they are cheaper!
We recommend travelling to and from Chelmsford train station which is 3.8 miles from the site.
Other nearby train stations are Ingatstone (4.4miles), Billericay (9miles), Shenfield (8 miles), Hatfield Peverel (10 miles).
Trains from Chelmsford service these areas by Great Eastern Railway.
Westbound trains terminate at Liverpool Street and eastbound trains run to a number of destinations including Braintree, Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester Town, Ipswich and Norwich.
Some of the stations readily serviced are:
Braintree (change at Witham)
Please note timetables have yet to be released for August 2024. We are also talking to operators on extended timetable and services.
We have a large car park adjacent to the site, tickets for parking must be bought in advance.
The site is just 5mins journey from the A12 (3.8miles), 13min from M25 (Junction 28), 26mins from M11 (Junction 7).
When Traveling to site you can follow signs to Hylands Park then you will see our event signs that will direct you to the site entrances
Travel plans can be made from this site.
Accessible parking will also be available, contact us via accessible section.
No coaches, mini-buses or larger vehicles than a standard car will not be allowed to park without prior permission via email@example.com
Taxi drop off point is: Kings Farm, Margaretting Road, Writtle, Chelmsford CM1 3PJ
Some local taxi companies
Chelmsford Cabs – 01245 676060
Chelmsford Taxi Ride – 01245 676006
Chelmsford Taxis – 01245 335555
Cab City – 01245 303030
Chelmer Valley Cars- 01245 465465
Fareway Taxis – 01245 355555
Chelmsford taxi cab 24/7 – 01245 526171
Happicabs- 01245 443443
FAST TAXI LIMITED – 01245 801444
Check National Express
SHUTTLES TO THE SITE
Shuttle bus will run from: Coval Lane, Chelmsford Essex, CM1 1TD / WHAT3WORDS – ///best.ruins.tells
Shuttle bus time table and tickets will be announced closer to the festival date.
LOCAL BUS SERVICES
Timetable can be found here.
WHAT ITEMS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED AT THE FESTIVAL
The following items are prohibited anywhere on site:
- No soft drinks or food allowed.
- No camping equipment or camping on site.
- No bag bigger than A4.
- No chairs.
- 2-way radios.
- Airhorns and megaphones.
- Home-purchased alcohol & glass bottles.
- Animals, except authorised assistance dogs.
- Any item which may cause offense, danger, or disruption to another person.
- Barbecues or camping stoves.
- Campfires or fire-pits.
- Fireworks, flares, candles, or pyrotechnics, inc. Chinese paper lanterns.
- Gas bottles.
- Glass of any kind.
- Goods for unauthorised trading.
- Illegal substances.
- Legal highs & new psychoactive substances.
- Nitrous oxide and any associated equipment (balloons, CO2 dispensers etc).
- Portable laser equipment and pens.
- Professional cameras, film, or video equipment.
- Sound systems.
- Unofficial high visibility tabards or jackets.
- Weapons of any kind or any items that could reasonably be considered for use as a weapon.
WILL THERE BE WELFARE AND MEDICAL AREAS ON SITE
The Welfare team are available all day to support all attendees. They offer a supportive and non-judgemental environment for anyone facing challenging or distressing experiences in a safe and calm space.
STROBE LIGHTING, LASERS AND SMOKE MACHINES
Recommended hotels and guest houses are listed below:
County Hotel Chelmsford
Best Western Ivy Hill
Bond St Apartments
Chelmsford Serviced Apartments
The Lion Inn
The White Hart Inn