FAQ’s

Q. When does the site open and close?
A. The festival gates will open on Friday 14th July at 10am and we politely request that you leave the site by 2pm on Monday 17th.

Q. Can I camp on the Thursday evening?
A. Only if you have bought a special TP Castaway ticket, in which case you can camp from 2pm on Thursday 13th.

Q. I have mobility problems, how far is the main festival activity from the campsite?
Tropical Pressure is a small, friendly and intimate event, and compared to a large festival everything is really quite close together. It is a maximum of 50 metres walk from the car park to the campsite and 200 metres from the campsite into the main festival area. Please note that the vast majority of the site is grassy and level, but there are no designated wheelchair walkways.

Q. Do you offer passes for registered carers?
Yes, if you would like to attend with a registered carer, and have proof of their status as such, you are eligible for a free carer pass. Once you have bought your own ticket, please forward this to the Festival Team via email, and we will send you further information.

Q. Can I camp if I have a Day Ticket?
A. Day tickets do not permit camping of any kind, access to holders is from 10am to 2am the following morning. If you want to camp, you need a weekend ticket.

Q. Can we bring our dog?
A. Sorry, but we absolutely cannot allow any dogs on site, including the car park, unless registered Guide or Hearing dogs. The parking attendants will not admit you to the car park if you have brought your dog, so please arrange for them to be looked after elsewhere for the weekend.

Q. Can we bring our own alcohol?
A. We allow a reasonable amount of alcohol to be brought in to the camping area, but you will not be allowed to take your own drinks into the main festival site. The limits are as follows (per person): 1 x slab (24 cans) of beer, lager or cider and/or 1 x 3 ltr box of wine and/or 1 x 1 ltr of spirits. ALL alcohol must be contained in plastic bottles or cans, and you can ONLY bring this on site on your first journey into the campsite. Security will not permit re-entry with further drinks, and any drinks deemed to be above the limits prescribed will be confiscated.

Please help support the future of Tropical Pressure by drinking at our bars, which are very reasonably priced!

Q. Can we bring our own food?
A. Yes, you are welcome to bring your own food  (which is not required to be Vegetarian!) into the camping area, but again not in to the main festival site.

Q. Can we use BBQ’s in the campsite?
A. Yes, but they must be off the ground on a proper stand, and no disposable aluminium ones please. Please be sensible when deciding where to cook up, keeping away from tents.

Q. Can we buy tickets from you directly over the phone?
A. All tickets are E-tickets, and sold uniquely through Ticketscript, and we are unable to process these at the festival office. Tickets will be available at the Festival box office during the festival, if there are any left!

Q. I don’t have a printer, how can I get my ticket?
In order to buy an e-ticket, you must have an email address. Once you’ve received this e-ticket, we recommend forwarding to a friend who does have a printer, or heading to your local library or internet cafe.

Q. I have bought a ticket but now can’t come to the festival. Can I get a refund on tickets?
A. Tickets are non-refundable or transferable. If you are unable to attend having bought your ticket, we can only release them for re-sale in exceptional circumstances. Please refer to our full Terms & Conditions for further information.

Q. I bought tickets for my friends, do we all need to show ID to get our wristbands?
The named ticketholder needs to present valid ID to exchange their e-ticket for wristbands on arrival. Ideally, that person should arrive on site with all the members of their party, but if this is not possible, it is up to that named person to distribute the wristbands to the other members of the party.

Q. Can campervans and tents camp together?
A. There is a dedicated area for vans, and access is only permited to those who have bought a Live In Vehicle pass. Each pass gives space for one van and one awning – it is up to you if you chose to use this space for a friends’ tent, but please stay within the boundaries of your pitch.

Q. Can I bring a caravan?
Towed caravans are permitted in the Live In Vehicle area, for those with a valid Live In Vehicle pass. But entrance is only permitted between 10am and 2pm on Friday 14th July and you will need to park your car in the car park after setting up.