FAQS

The Oval, Bohemia Road, Hastings TN34 1EU. For the direction location of the entrance, please head to the follow What3words link. https://what3words.com/speaks.trucks.phones

The event starts at 12PM with acts from the start, last entry time is strictly 5PM. We advise planning your journey and arriving as early as possible. The event ends at 10PM. Please be aware there is no re-entry, if you leave you will not be admitted again.

No, you can download your ticket to your smartphone via the Skiddle app. Signal in the area can be restricted when there are a lot of people around, please download your ticket in advance or print your ticket off if you feel this will allow for a smoother entrance to our festival.

We are operating a cashless bar system. You will be able to buy drinks via chip & pin or contactless. If you will be heading to our festival with cash, this must be exchanged for tokens at our token booth.

Yes, there will be plenty of food options on site to choose from including vegan & vegetarian options. Food can be bought via chip & pin, contactless payments or via cash.

There are no cash machines at the festival site. Chip & pin is available at the bars, token booths & food vendors. If you are bringing cash, please bring enough to last throughout the day as no festival re-entries are allowed.

There is a welfare/medical point located on-site and will be clearly sign posted. If you or your friends feel unwell during the event, please visit the welfare/medical area to seek medical attention.

Illegal substances, alcohol, liquids of any sorts (including perfume/make up products/aerosols/drinks). Glass of any kind, flares or fireworks, selfie sticks, weapons. Hand sanitisers (100ml or less) will be allowed upon security checking the contents of the bottle. Small picnics are permitted entry. However the only drink permitted entry into the festival is sealed bottles of water.

Unfortunately, our site does not permit parking. However, you can head to parkopedia.com where you can local parking facilities.

YES! Hastings Reggae Festival is a family friendly event. However, anybody under the of 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

Local taxi companies will be made aware of our festival taking place, however, please look to pre-arrange your travel to & from the festival as taxi availability can be limited once leaving the event.

 


Local taxi company contact details:

 

Town Trip – 01424 447070

Blue Taxi – 07853338777

Conquest Taxis – 01424 404 404

Royal Taxis – 07727255558

Carmiles – 01424 441234

Russels Taxi’s – 07465966313

LTS Taxi – 01424 868180

Apollo Taxis – 01424 401 066

 


Hastings train station is a short 4 minute walk from the festival site. Follow the following What3Words link for the exact location – https://what3words.com/wisely.gates.eggs . Please keep an eye on the National Rail website for updated final train timings – https://www.nationalrail.co.uk.

Uber & Bolt also operate in this area, so please download these apps as a precaution.