Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions
This is an agreement between you and all those the tickets are intended for herein after called THE TICKET HOLDER and the organiser Luke Horncastle trading as Folk in a Field herein after called FOLK IN A FIELD.
• All ticket holders must read and observe these terms and conditions and other information provided. By purchasing a ticket the purchaser and all those the tickets are intended for agrees wholly to these terms and conditions.
• Admission to the site is at the ticket holder’s own risk. Folk in a Field will not be liable for accident, injury, damage sustained or loss or theft of property whilst on site except in the event of negligence on the part of Folk in a Field or any third party contractor hired by Folk in a Field.
• A child’s ticket can only be applied for when booking an adult ticket.
• Children need to be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times when on the festival site and camping areas. A child remains the responsibility of the accompanying adult.
• Anyone without a valid ticket or Folk in a Field Festival 2020/2021 booking confirmation will not be permitted entry to the festival site/campsite.
• The ticket holder must check their Folk in a Field booking confirmation in advance; mistakes cannot be rectified on the day.
• Tickets are not transferable. Refunds will not be made in whole, or in part, if the event is cancelled or curtailed through circumstances beyond Folk in a Field’s control.
including, but not limited to: acts of nature, war, terrorism, sabotage, fire, explosion, flood, action of any governmental or local authority, embargo, unavailability of goods, default of suppliers, loss or breakdown of carrying vehicles, strike or labour dispute and a party claiming force majeure.
Force Majeure Event means any circumstance not within a party's reasonable control including, without limitation:
(a)acts of God, flood, drought, earthquake or other natural disaster;
(b)epidemic or pandemic;
(c)terrorist attack, civil war, civil commotion or riots, war, threat of or preparation for war, armed conflict, imposition of sanctions, embargo, or breaking off of diplomatic relations;
(d)nuclear, chemical or biological contamination or sonic boom;
(e)any law or any action taken by a government or public authority, including without limitation imposing an export or import restriction, quota or prohibition[, or failing to grant a necessary licence or consent];
(f)collapse of buildings, fire, explosion or accident; [and]
(g)any labour or trade dispute, strikes, industrial action or lockouts [(other than in each case by the party seeking to rely on this clause, or companies in the same group as that party)];
(h)non-performance by suppliers or subcontractors [(other than by companies in the same group as the party seeking to rely on this clause)]; and
(i)interruption or failure of utility service.
(a)as soon as reasonably practicable after the start of the Force Majeure Event [but no later than 1 week from its start], notify the other party [in writing] of the Force Majeure Event, the date on which it started, its likely or potential duration, and the effect of the Force Majeure Event on its ability to perform any of its obligations under the agreement; and
(b)use all reasonable endeavours to mitigate the effect of the Force Majeure Event on the performance of its obligations.
• No duplicate tickets or wristbands will be issued in the event of loss.
• Folk in a Field reserve the right to refuse entry to anybody onto any part of the site for reasons including but not limited to: Abusive behaviour to anybody including staff, disruptive behaviour, being in possession or taking or selling any illegal substance, violence, any illegal activity, not following site rules.
• Coaches, buses or lorries are not allowed on site, even if converted for accommodation, without prior consent. By Luke Horncastle. This must be within a 30 days of the event.
• All those attending, their tents, caravans and motorhomes must be removed from festival site and camping areas by 10am on the Monday immediately after the event unless pre-arranged.
• Any property left after 10.00 a.m. on the Monday immediately following the event will be removed and disposed of.
• Open fires are strictly forbidden on any part of the site (including the car park, overflow car park, camp site (both tent and caravan) and festival arena) for safety reasons, as are charcoal BBQs as they can reignite or blow hot embers into the grass when unattended. Gas burners and gas BBQs are fine. Please do not use or change gas canisters inside tents or caravans. Folk in a Field reserves the right to eject anyone without refund who lights fires, or uses charcoal BBQs.
• Folk in a Field reserve the right to add, substitute or withdraw artists, and change the advertised program and timings if the change is out of the organisers control without being liable to pay any compensation.
• Unauthorised photographic, video or audio reproduction of artists is prohibited.
• The purchaser of tickets and all ticket holders consent to their inclusion in official photographic, video or audio promotion of the event.
• All dogs taken onto the festival site must have a ‘dog ID badge’ attached to their collars, which can be picked up at the Gate on the festival site. Dogs must be kept under control, on a lead at all times and cleaned up after. Dog fouling will result in the owner being ejected from the event.
• No unauthorised trading, fly pitching or any other unauthorised sale or distribution of goods, services or materials is permitted in the car park, campsite (both tent and caravan) and festival arena. ALL trading of any kind must be approved by Folk in a Field.
• No illegal items or substances may be brought onto the festival site; any found will lead to exclusion from the site and prosecution by the police.
• Folk in a Field reserves the right to refuse admission or to eject a ticket holder (without reimbursement) for behaviour likely to cause damage, injury, nuisance, annoyance or failure to comply with the reasonable requests of the event organisers.
• Folk in a Field reserves the right to use qualified SIA security personnel to search ticket holders if there is cause or suspicion of dangerous or illegal activity.
• It is prohibited for any person under the age of 18 to have in their possession and/ or consume alcohol on site, including the campsite. Folk in a Field reserves the right to confiscate alcohol in the possession of those attending unable to provide ID of being 18 or over.
• No glass bottles, drinking glasses or other glass objects are allowed in the festival arena or campsite.
• Vehicles are parked and tents are pitched at owner’s risk. Folk in a Field will not be held responsible for any damage caused to property unless it was caused by the organiser or his staff.
The ticket holder consents to be on film or in pictures taken during the event that will be used for promotional purposes and may be published in the public domain. Where a child is a ticket holder, the responsible adult who has bought the ticket and/or is responsible for the child during the event, is deemed also to have given consent on their behalf.
• Folk in a Field may from time to time publish on the Folk in a Field website further terms and conditions in addition to these Conditions. Folk in a Field reserves the right to make minor changes e.g. to reflect changes in law or for technical adjustments and improvements e.g. a security threat Such further terms and conditions will be deemed to be included in these Conditions and be incorporated into the Contract. If and to the extent that there is any conflict between such further conditions and these Conditions, the further conditions will prevail.
All those attending must at all times during attendance at the event show a ticket or wristband for the relevant day. These are distributed on arrival at the ticket gate.
Added on 20/04/2020 - for information
Refunds will only be considered in exceptional personal circumstances and will be at the discretion of Folk in a Field Each case will be dealt with on an individual basis and the organiser is under no obligation to refund. Proof may be needed to validate your request for refund. This still does not guarantee a refund.
Requests for refunds can be made until midnight on the 9th May 2020.
The Organiser means Luke Horncastle1
The Festival means Luke Horncastle1
Folk in a Field means Luke Horncastle1
Management means Luke Horncastle1
1 – Luke Horncastle Trading as Folk in a Field festival.