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Coronavirus Update

Festival Dates & Location

Standon Calling Festival takes place from Thursday 22nd – Sunday 25th July 2021 at Standon Lordship, Hertfordshire, SG11 1EE.

Weekend admission tickets allow you to camp from Thursday 22nd – Monday 26th July.

However, please note, all campsites must be clear by midday on Monday 26th July.

Lost Property

If you find any lost property or have lost something during the festival, please hand it in or check with staff at the Information Tent.

 

Where to Stay

We’ve got loads of accommodation options.

All Weekend tickets allow access to General, Family or Quiet Camping*.

Campervan passes and associated power hook ups are available to purchase and we offer upgrades to premium campsite options including Lavish Lands, Boutique Camping and Camplight services.

Find out more about accommodation options at Standon Calling 2021 here.

*Quiet Camping operates on a first-come-first-served basis. While generous in size, we cannot guarantee access to this campsite. 

Age Restrictions

Standon Calling is a family friendly festival, committed to welcoming people of all ages year-after-year.

We split under 18 tickets into three brackets:

Accompanied Young Adult (16-17), Accompanied Teen (13-15), Child (4-12) and Infant (0-3).

All under 18s attending the festival must be accompanied by a responsible adult aged 21 or over for the duration of their visit – weekend or day.

Any Accompanied Young Adult or Accompanied Teen ticket must be bought in the same transaction as their accompanying Adult, with contact details for the accompanying adult given.

We operate a policy of one Adult for every two Young Adults or Teens.

ID

Each named ticket holder will need to show ID if asked by security personal on arrival. If you cannot produce ID, you may not gain entry to the festival.

Type of ID accepted:

  • Photo Driving Licence
  • Passport
  • PASS CARD

Although we issue Under 18 wristbands to anyone under the age of 18, we continue to operate Challenge 25 at our bars and reserve the right to refuse service of alcohol to anyone unable to show a valid photo ID.

Costume Parade & Dog Show

Every year Standon Calling goers enjoy two major annual events, on top of all the brilliant music, family entertainment, comedy, street food and so on!

Join us on Saturday for the Costume Parade as we process from the Village Green to The Playing Fields. Don’t forget to get creative with your fancy dress, as prizes are up for grabs.

Click here to find out more about 2021’s Story, The Party of ALL TIME.

Join us on Sunday for the Dog Show, presented by Barking Heads. An inclusive, fun and incredibly cute way to spend a festival hour! Your dog might even head home with a coveted Standon Calling Dog Show rosette…

Click here to find out more about Dogs at Standon Calling. 

Things to Bring

  • ID
  • Your Ticket (please note, we can scan your ticket on your phone, no need to print it out)
  • Your Phone (to show your ticket and access the Standon Calling App for line up, map and stage timing info)
  • Sun Cream
  • Sun Hat
  • Wellies
  • Light Rain Jacket
  • Reusable Water Bottle (we have many water points across site, and will not have bottled water for sale in 2021)
  • Layers to suit various weather types
  • Medication if required. Please note, if you need any support in storing medication, please contact access@standon-calling
  • A Torch to keep with you while camping
  • A colourful flag to mark out your tent!

Things Not to Bring

  • Glass bottles
  • Items with naked flames, such as floating lanterns and candles
  • Fireworks or pyrotechnics of any kind, including flares
  • Disruptive items such as air horns
  • Any briefcase camping stoves, as well as BBQs with gas canisters above 3.9kg. Disposable BBQs are permitted, as long as they are raised off the ground at all times. Please note, we reserve the right to prohibit all BBQ units at short notice in the interest of event safety.
  • Sound systems, unless small portable speakers for use in the campsites only
  • Generators
  • Drones, professional-level video camera equipment
  • Laser pens
  • High vis jackets
  • Weapons, or anything that could be used as a weapon
  • Illegal drugs of any kind, including ‘legal highs’ and nitrous oxide
  • Prescription drugs beyond personal use
  • Signs or materials displaying unauthorised political, religious offensive, race-related messages, slogans or images, as well as any unauthorised promotional materials

Bringing Alcohol

  • Weekend Ticket holders are permitted to bring alcohol for personal consumption into the campsites, up to the per person allowance.
  • Day Ticket holders are not permitted to being alcohol on site
  • You are only permitted to bring alcohol into the festival on your first entry, when you exchange your ticket for your wristband. If you need to bring alcohol into the festival on a subsequent entry, please speak to a member of staff on the gate when you first arrive and ask for an alcohol pass. The confirms you have not yet brought in your alcohol allowance. You will not be allowed to bring alcohol into the festival if you do not have a alcohol pass and you have already exchanged your ticket for a wristband.
  • Per person: 12 cans of beer / lager / cider OR 75cl of spirits (in a plastic container) OR a 2.25 litre box of unopened wine.
  • Please note, no glass bottles allowed. It will be confiscated on entry.
  • We would encourage you to bring your own reusable bottles for water. There are water points throughout the festival site. Please note, water bottles will need to be emptied on entering the arena and will be subject to a security check.

 

Contact Us

If you’ve read the information pages but still stuck for an answer, do drop us an email with your question to info@standon-calling.com

We’ll aim to respond to you within 72 hours.

Please note, in the week preceding the festival itself we receive a very high volume of emails to this account. While we have dedicated staff responding throughout this period we cannot guarantee we will be able to respond to your query in time. We recommend that if you’re planning on contacting us for any reason, you do so as early as possible.

For press enquiries please contact standoncalling@lizmatthewspr.com

For sponsorship and partnership information, please contact: partnerships@standon-calling.com

For non-food trader applications, please contact: traders@standon-calling.com

If you are thinking of joining us for the weekend this summer and there are more 8 or more adults in your group, get in touch about bespoke group deals: groups@standon-calling.com 

Terms & Conditions

Please take some time to read our full festival Terms & Conditions before you arrive. Click here to view.

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