A5 Live this weekend – it’s not too late to get tickets!

A great local music festival returns.

Long term readers will remember the annual music and fun festival that’s taken place on the smallholding just off the A5 at Newtown, Brownhills – formerly called Cockfest (because it took place on a chicken farm), last year becoming A5 Live.

This year the music, entertainment and fun returns, and takes place from this Friday (3rd  to Sunday 5th August 2018), and tickets are still available.

The organisers have produced a FAQ list, and the said:

In the build up to A5 Live we are often asked similar questions, so we thought we’d answer them all in one 🔍

Opening times
The gates are open from 15:00 on Friday 3rd August and reopen at 12:00 Saturday, and 10:00 Sunday closing at 16:00 on Sunday the 5th August (if you want to come any earlier just send us a message)

Bands are performing at the following times
Friday 18:00 -23:00 | Saturday 16:00- 23:00 |Sunday 12:00-16:00 🎸🥁🎸

There is lots to see and do outside of these times too 🎪

What are the prices 🎫🎟🎫
Friday – £10 | Saturday – £15 | Sunday – £5 | Weekend ticket – £25 | Camping £10 per unit
Children under 12 go FREE

Parking 🅿️
Parking is free, and we have lots of it. We also have parking and access for Blue Badge holders ♿️

How do I get there 📍
The postcode for sat navs is WS8 6JR, just follow the signs!


Lots of great acts!

Camping 🏕
We have lots of space for camping, both tents, caravans and camper vans. We have water but no electric hook ups, its £10 per unit to camp all weekend

Are dogs allowed? 🐕🐩🐕
Well behaved dogs on leads are very welcome, we will make sure there is plenty of water bowls for them, but please be mindful of the current weather conditions when bringing them

Alcohol 🍻
Only alcohol purchased from out fully licensed bar can be consumed in the arena, only those camping are permitted to bring alcohol and this must remain in the designated campsites

Food 🌯
Again, only food purchased at the festival can be consumed in the arena, only campers can bring food to the festival and this must remain in the campsite.

BBQ’s and Fires 🔥
Due to current weather conditions we cannot permit the use of BBQ’s or fire’s. We also ask you to be mindful when smoking and discarding cigarettes, we provide sand filled cigarette bins for the safe disposal of cigarettes 🚬

For more information on the festival please visit our website www.a5live.co.uk

Preparations for the local music and fun spectacular are well underway

You can get tickets from the A5 Live website here or by emailing A5-Live@outlook.co.uk. You can check out the festival Facebook page here, too.

I wish everyone the best for this and it’s always good to see local music events.

Can’t grumble at those prices!

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