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FAQ’s

What is Festiva
Festiva is a new festival brand commencing 2022 with various Festivals around the UK. We are striving to establish ourselves a complete family orientated entertainment brand, where we provide aconsiderable program or events, such as things to watch, do or take part in, all coupled in a single ticket price.

What’s on at Festiva Great Harwood?
Festiva Great Harwood is a family orientated entertainment festival. Based upon 4 core pillars, music, entertainment, children and top-quality food and beers.

When do tickets go on sale?
Tickets will be on sale from Tuesday 26th April. The quicker you buy the bigger discount you’ll receive.

When will I get my ticket?
Once you’ve complete payment your confirmation and tickets will be emailed to the nominated email address. If you need to query this, then please contact us at customerservices@festiva.live

What time does Festiva Great Harwood open?
The festival site car parks open at 9,30, with gates opening at 11,00am. Inflatables opening at 12,15, first artist on the main stage at 1pm acts performing through till 9:45pm. The festival closes at 9.45-10pm each night.

Where is Festiva Great Harwood located?
We are located on The Great Harwood Showground. Whalley Rd, Great Harwood, Blackburn BB6 7TD – located 4 miles from Accrington centred between Blackburn (15miles) and Burnley (8miles). Scroll down to the web site footer there’s a map where you can get directions.

How much does the parking cost?
We’ve kept this to a minimum at £8.00 per vehicle, there is a VIP option (limited availability) at £22,00 which guarantees you close entrance parking and VIP fast-track entrance.

How can I get involved at Festiva Great Harwood?
If you have an idea for Festiva Great Harwood or would like to be involved in some wayat the festival, please use the appropriate form and apply accordingly.
Bar and catering staff
Catering partners
Volunteers

What are accepted forms of ID?
A passport (non copy).
Full driving licence or provisional licence.
Official, proof of age cards.

Can I bring alcohol into the Festiva site?
NO alcohol is allowed to be brought into the festival site, this is a condition of our licencing. But, don’t worry there will be plenty available to purchase on the day.

Can you leave and re-enter the festival?
Re-entry is not permitted, once you leave your ticket is classed as complete and you will not be allowed access back in unless a new ticket is purchased. Should this be for emergency or security related matters this will be judged on a case by case basis with the security team.

I think I’ve lost something at the festival, what should I do?
If you find yourself lighter than you were when you arrived, we have a designated lost property section. Located near the entrance, or ask one of our friendly members of staff to point you in the right direction. If you have already left the festival site, please contact customerservices@festiva.live and we will try our best to accommodate you, remember to provide as much detail as possible regarding the lost item to ensure that if found, it can be return to its owner.

Lost children
We take this very seriously and have various ways to assist. On entry every parent will be given a clear wrist band and be asked to write their mobile numbers on it, if we find an unaccompanied child, we’ll call the number whilst ensuring your child is safe and secure.

Should they be having too much fun and you’ve lost sight of them we have a large security team, each will be clearly marked whom can activate an emergency search, we’ll make the head of operations aware who has access to each security member, every steward and access to our monitored CCTV dotted around the festival within our operations centre.

What is the line-up for 2022?
Festiva Great Harwood is proud to present an impressive list of tributes and artists playing across the weekend. On Saturday 13th of August, headlining, Björn Again, Mercury, The Ultimate Queen Tribute, Kevin Simm, UK Rock Show, Cirque: The Greatest Show and Boomin. On Sunday 14th of August expect to see, headliners, The Bootleg Beatles, Oasish tribute, 24K Bruno Mars tribute, Almost P!nk tribute, Jack Bowater – Ed Sheeran tribute and Whitney Houston tribute.

Not forgetting we have 3 themed marquees that each house their own entertainment. This is currently being worked upon and we’ll advise more in due course.

Can I get tickets on the day?
All depends, if we sell out before hand, then no. Be sure to purchase early as we do have ongoing discounts from the normal entrance fees, on the day there will be no discounts to the full-face value of the tickets.

Any spare tickets will be available to purchase on either day of the festival at the kiosk in the entrance.

Are the inflatables safe?
Yes, of course and we follow strict health and safety guidelines to ensure we meet and surpass them. Every inflatable has been vigorously checked and each have multiple points attached and pegged into the ground. Each inflatable has at least 1 team member present and we employ further qualified staff to roam the play areas to ensure constant compliance and safety is met. This does not replace the parent’ or guardians’responsibility that the children in their care are monitored whilst using the equipment. We do observe strict wind safety precautions and over specific limits we will close the inflatable should the wind speed breach safe limits.

What is a family friendly festival?
Most festivals tag ‘family’ on as they know it sells tickets. But when searching upon the web site it’s hard to find out what they actually provide. Festiva lead with what we provide in detail so you know exactly what you get before you purchase tickets. We have compiled a catalogue of entertainment, where both children and adults can discover something, they enjoy. We encourage you to explore this web site.

Are dogs allowed at the festival?
Animals are NOT permitted at the festival, with the acceptation of assistance dogs. Please contact, customerservices@festiva.live at least 30 days prior to the festival to let us know you are bringing your assistance dog.

What is the last entry time into the festival?
Last entry into the festival will be 5 o’clock for day tickets. But we’d advise getting there early as you’re going to miss so much. Evening tickets only will be on sale later in the year.

Are there phone charging ports and lockers available at the festival?
Yes there is, we have some great options for charging and storage.

Locating people, activities, and things to do around the festival.
Festiva Great Harwood is set in over 40 acres of beautiful Lancashire countryside, the actual festival site itself is over 22 acres, or 11 professional football pitches!

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