FAQs

When and where

The Godney Gathering 2024 takes place on Friday 19th July from 6pm – 12am and Saturday 20th July from 12pm – 12am, in Godney, Somerset.

Address: Garslade Farm, Godney, Somerset, BA5 1RU
Gates open at 6pm on Friday and 12pm on Saturday.
Address: Garslade Farm, Godney, Somerset, BA5 1RU

Directions from:

M5
Exit the M5 motorway at Junction 23 (Bridgwater) and follow the signs to Glastonbury (A39). Upon entering Glastonbury, please follow the signs to The Godney Gathering.

Bristol
Exit Bristol heading south on the A37. Upon reaching Shepton Mallet, take the A361 to Glastonbury, then follow the signs to The Godney Gathering.

Yeovil
Exit Yeovil on the A37 towards Ilchester, following the Signs to Street. Upon entering Street, follow the signs to Glastonbury, and then the signs to The Godney Gathering.

Burnham-On-Sea
Exit Burnham-On-Sea on the M5 Southbound. Exit the M5 motorway at Junction 23 (Bridgwater) and follow the signs to Glastonbury (A39). Upon entering Glastonbury, please follow the signs to The Godney Gathering.

Frome
Exit Frome on the A361 towards Shepton Mallet, continuing on the A361 to Glastonbury. Upon entering Glastonbury, please follow the signs to The Godney Gathering.

Taunton
Exit Taunton on the M5 Northbound. Exit the M5 motorway at Junction 23 (Bridgwater) and follow the signs to Glastonbury (A39). Upon entering Glastonbury, please follow the signs to The Godney Gathering.
Yes, there is onsite parking at a cost of £5 per vehicle for Friday, Saturday or the whole weekend.  

There is a forward area for blue badge holders, just make sure your badge is displayed when you arrive.

All vehicles need to have been removed from the car park by 12noon on the Sunday.

If you are camping and park at the campsite do not purchase a festival parking pass. The campsite is independent of the festival.

Tickets

Tickets are e-tickets and will be sent via email as soon as you place your order. Please check your spam/junk folder to make sure your ticket doesn't get missed! 

If you are unable to locate your tickets, please email tickets@thegodneygathering.com with the details of the person who purchased the tickets and then we should be able to locate and resend your tickets. 

If you have changed your email address or no longer have access to it please email tickets@thegodneygathering.com with the original email address and the new email address so we are able to locate the original order and resend to the new email address.
No, camping is run independently of The Godney Gathering itself and can be booked with Garslade Farm. Please visit the camping page for more information.
Yes, children do need a ticket. Please select children's tickets when you purchase your adult tickets. A maximum of 2 children per adult ticket is allowed.
Children aged 15 and under are free when accompanied by a person over the age of 18, on a strict ratio of one adult to two children. This is the guidance issued by the police and Children & Young Persons Services.
People claiming the higher rate of carers allowance or on PiP with a higher rate of mobility or personal care,  can have a free companion ticket.

All we ask is that you purchase a minimum of 1 adult ticket, send the details of that ticket to tickets@thegodneygathering.com along with either a DWP letter confirming your allowances OR a copy of your access card showing +1.

Then we will issue a free companion ticket to the same details as the purchased ticket.
No, the event normally sells out so tickets are not generally held back to be sold on the gate.

Entry

If you are under 18 but over 15 you will not need to be accompanied but you will need your own adult ticket.

You will be given a wristband which identifies you as being under 18 and prevents you from purchasing or consuming alcohol. If you are found to be under the influence, you will be asked to contact a parent/guardian to collect you from the site and your entry wristband will be removed.
Officially no, but common sense prevails where weather conditions change, or children need to be taken home to child sitters.
No, strict licence conditions are imposed on the sale of alcohol and this means people are not able to bring their own into the event. Prices on site are kept low to ensure people do not feel like a captive audience. Anyone caught on site with their own alcohol will have it confiscated - it can be collected upon exiting the site.
Sealed water bottles or soft drinks can be brought onto site, but strictly no glass of any kind. Any unsealed bottles with be confiscated at the gate, if not returned to your car voluntarily.
No. Small sealed snacks like single packets of crisps or nuts can be brought in, but no full picnics or food needing cool bags or boxes. If you have specific medical dietary needs please email info@thegodneygathering.com for advice.
No, unless they are registered assistance animals. Written confirmation will need to be submitted in advance.

Facilities & Other Questions

Toilets
Ample toilets, including disabled facilities are provided free of charge.

Medical & Security
Emergency medical services are provided on-site.
There is forward parking for blue badge holders and secure accessible toilets by the entrance.

Parking passes are available on the website at a cost of £5 for Friday, Saturday or the whole weekend.
A wide selection of food & drink outlets will be on site providing hot and cold beverages and food. All alcoholic drinks will be cheaper than the average festival.

Anyone who appears to be under the age of 25 will require Photo ID (Passport/Driving Licence).

For more information please head to Drink Aware.
No, however many performers may come to the artist merchandise and signing tent and mingle with the crowd before or after their performances.
The festival site is relatively intimate, covering 5 acres and licenced for up to 5000 people, including staff, performers, and guests.