Hop Farm Family Park
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Opening / Closing Times

Box Office/Wristband Exchange:
Thursday 3rd:
Opens: 12:00pm
Closes: 10:00pm

Friday 4th & Saturday 5th:
Opens: 9:30am
Closes: 10:00pm

Sunday 6th:
Opens: 9.30am
Closes: 9.00pm


Thursday 3rd July: Opens: 12:00pm.
Monday 7th July: Closes: 12:00pm
Campsite will be open for 24 hours

Friday 4th, Saturday 5th, Sunday 6th: Opens: 11:00am, Closes: 2:00am

Starts: 12:00pm. Finishes: 11:00pm

Silent Disco:
Starts: 11pm. Finishes 2:00am

Car Park:
Thursday 3rd July : Opens: 7am.
Car Park will be open for 24 hours

Band performance times will be released on the day.


THE HOP FARM is one of the most famous and recognisable features of the Garden of England, boasting the world’s largest collection of iconic Victorian oast houses.

Its long and illustrious history spans nearly 5 centuries from its humble origins as a working hop farm to the picturesque location it has become.

THE HOP FARM MUSIC FESTIVAL will return in 2014 with a program of artists from the past and present that will satisfy all music lovers. The beautiful setting will host a weekend of music and entertainment for all of the family with a wide variety of market stalls, food and drink for all to enjoy.

The site is lovingly designed to intrigue all who visit this eccentric festival with a dynamic approach boasting great entertainment and activities , in addition to the two stages we have:-

  • The Jazz & Blues Lounge
  • Comedy Tent
  • Silent Disco
  • Unsigned Stage
  • Kidz Zone
  • Bandstands
  • Vintage Fairground
  • Circus Performers

Come and join us and experience this spectacular festival.

What Not To Bring

Hop Farm is all about the enjoyment however we do have some rules and regulations to keep everyone safe and happy. The following items may not be brought into the site through the campsite gates:

  • Glass - no glass is permitted in the campsite or arena
  • Illegal substances
  • Portable Laser Equipment and Pens
  • Unauthorised Professional Film or Video Equipment
  • Audio Recorders
  • Air Horns
  • Spray Cans
  • Fireworks
  • Flares
  • Any item which may reasonably be considered for use as a weapon
  • Please be advised you may be body searched at the entrance
  • Persons suspected of carrying items that may be used in an offensive or dangerous manner, or carrying out illegal activities onsite may be searched
  • Excessive amounts of food, cigarettes and alcohol may be refused entry to the campsite; please only bring enough for personal use
  • Large camping gas canisters are not allowed on site
  • Small camping stoves will be allowed into the campsite area only
  • No percussion instruments, drums or bass instruments will be allowed on to the festival site.

Contraband items will be confiscated.


We will be offering plenty of bars on site serving a large range of beverages including everything from real ales to a Pimms bar.

For health and safety measures glass is not permitted in the campsite or arena.  If you wish to bring alcohol for personal consumption into the campsite please check it is not in a glass container. Only sealed unopened 500ml or under plastic bottles of water will be permitted into the arena. Also food for personal consumption will be permitted into both campsite and arena.

By law the use and traffic of illegal substances is prohibited. If any persons are to be found selling or consuming such substances within the venue, they will be promptly removed and escorted off the premises and dealt with by the appropriate authorities. Just a polite reminder that it is wise to drink responsibly for your own safety and for others around you.

Please do not drink alcohol and drive. Remember that as the designated driver it is your responsibilty to take care of not only yourself but also any passengers who have placed trust in you to get them home safely.

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