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FAQs

FAQs

— Tickets and Info —
General Information & Opening Times

What date is Festival No.6?

Festival No.6 2017 will be 6th – 9th September 2018.

Where is Festival No.6?

The picturesque Italiante village of Portmeirion, North Wales is our home.

Portmeirion
Gwynedd
Wales
LL48 6ER

What are the opening and closing times?

The site will be open from 1pm on Thursday and will close at 1pm on Monday. Friday ticket holders will have access from 9am on Friday 7th. Programming will finish at 3am each night except on Sunday where it will finish at 1am.

If I leave the festival, can I re-enter?

Festival goers can come and go as they please during their stay at Festival No.6. If you have accommodation outside of Portmeirion it will not be a problem leaving the festival site and returning the next morning.

Ticket Information

How much does a ticket cost?
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What does a ticket grant me?

Tickets give you access to all the main areas of Festival No. 6, including ALL stages, Portmeirion Village and The Estuary, Main Arena, Castell Gardens, Village Green and the Gwyllt Woods.

Can I upgrade my ticket?

Yes. If you want to upgrade your ticket from a non-camping to a camping ticket, please call our customer services and they will be happy to help. You will be required to pay the difference in the price at the time of upgrading.

How do I book tickets?

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Can I change the name on my ticket?

Yes. Please call our customer services team on 0844 967 0002 who will be able to assist you with this. Please note, there will be a £15.00 fee for this change.

Can I pay a deposit or pay by a payment plan?

Yes, you will be able to pay a £100 deposit to secure your ticket for Festival No. 6 2018. The balance will be due by 30th June 2017.

We are offering payment plan tickets again this year, which will allow you to pay for your ticket in equal monthly instalments between the time of purchase and the balance deadline of 30th June. The ticket prices below include a £10 per person payment plan fee which is included in the monthly instalments. The amount payable at the time of purchase includes the booking fee, delivery option, ticket plan (if chosen) and the first instalment of your ticket.

Are Day Tickets available?

Day Tickets are not available until closer to the event.

Are Local Tickets available?

Local Tickets will be available in the coming months.

I have an enquiry about a ticket. Who do I contact?

Please contact our customer service team on 0844 967 0002 between 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday or email customerservice@festivalnumber6.com and one of our team will be happy to help.

Are there any age restrictions?

Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children under 10 go free however, you must select a Child ticket for them at the same time as purchasing your adult ticket.

How do I log into my Customer Accounts?

When you make a booking you will receive an email including your Festival No.6 booking reference number. Please ensure you click ‘Verify’ to activate your customer account.

Once you have verified your email address you will be sent a confirmation email, letting you know verification has been successful. If you have not set a password, a temporary password will be emailed to you after you verify your email address.

Customer accounts enable you to securely access all your Festival No. 6 bookings in one place, view your personal details, make amendments, pay your balance and add Tickets, Extras, Accommodation and Transport.

To log into your customer account, please click here. Alternatively, you can click Log In in the top left hand corner of the website.

I’ve lost my ticket / wristband. What can I do?

Unfortunately tickets and wristbands cannot be replaced under any circumstances.

I want to add extras to my booking. How do I do that?

Log in to your customer dashboard here, click on the VIEW/AMENDS button on the booking you wish to add extras too and click on the ‘ADD EXTRA, ACCOMMODATION AND TRANSPORT HERE’ button.

Disabled Access

Can I apply for a 2 for 1 carer ticket?

Yes, please visit the disabled access page on our website for more information on our 2 for 1 carer ticket scheme, facilities and application forms.

Camping & Accommodation

What size tent can I bring?

We ask you to respect other campers and to not bring anything bigger than an 8 man tent.

If I buy a No Camping Ticket, will I be able to access the campsite? 

You can only access the campsite with a Camping wristband. Anyone with a No Camping wristband, will not be able to access the campsite.

Do you offer Boutique Camping at Festival No.6?

We have a large range of Boutique Camping available at Festival No.6. You can view all options here.

If you have already booked a festival ticket, you are able to add this to your existing booking via the customer dashboard.

Can I bring a Campervan?

Yes, campervan passes will be available to purchase when we go on general sale next month.

You will be allowed 5 x 5 meters of space per camper van pitch to use for your camper van. However, please be aware that water and electricity hook up will not be available, and that camper van tickets must be purchased in advance for site planning purposes.

Cars will not be allowed into the camper van area at anytime so consequently caravans and trailer tents will not be permitted. Please also be aware the Portmeirion’s ground can be quite uneven due to it’s location.

Can I book Portmeirion Accommodation?

Village accommodation will be available when we go on general sale next month, however all No.6 guests are able to book a room either side of the festival dates. If you wish to do so, please call Portmeirion direct on 01766 770000. We ask that you pay for your booking in full at the time of purchase.

Transport and Shuttles

Is there a transfer from Bangor to Festival No.6?

Yes, you can purchase your transfer from the TRANSPORT section when booking your ticket or on your dashboard.

Can I travel by Train to Festival No.6?

Yes, the nearest train station is Bangor station. Virgin Trains are back on board as the Official Travel Partner of Festival No.6 for a fourth year. No.6 guests are able to take advantage of up to 50% off train travel to Bangor from across the UK, for a limited and extended time only (12th July), before the general sale starts. You can add The No.6 Express onto your booking today or when you purchase your festival ticket. For more information on prices and routes, click here.

Parking

To protect the beautiful surroundings of Portmeirion, which is Grade II listed, we operate a Park and Ride service. Park and Ride will be in the same location as last year, on a beautiful farm on high, well-drained land, and we have overhauled the logistics. We are working closely with the land owners of the site to ensure the facilities for the Park and Ride service are the best they can be.

You can read more information on P&R here.

Facilities

Will there be Cash Points on site?

There will be ATM cash machines on site. However we’d still recommend bringing enough money for the weekend to avoid any queuing.

Are there showers on site?

Yes there are showers on site which are accessible to everyone. Details on upgrading and purchasing enhanced washing facilities will be available soon.

Can I buy Merchandise?

Yes, we will be selling a range of merchandise on site.

Can I buy food on site?

We strive to make sure the food and drink offered at Festival No.6 reflects the stunning setting and general surrealist nature of the festival. We pull together over 40 of the nation’s finest street food operators, to create a diverse mix of cuisine for a never-ending banquet of first class food to go. To create a true ‘village’ feel that’s in keeping with its surroundings we’ll be producing a street of wonderful food to go all housed in their own individual wooden chalet. You can view our 2017 food traders here.

Do you offer a trolley service to transport our luggage to the campsite?

Details on a trolley service will be coming soon.

Can I pre-purchase drinks in advance?

Details on pre-purchasing and collecting drinks at the festival will be coming soon.

Will there be mobile phone charging and locker facilities on site?

Details on mobile phone charging and locker facilities will be coming soon.

What can't we bring on site?

Can I bring camping stoves?

Yes this is no problem but please place your cooking area well away from your tent. Always ensure there is an adequate supply of fresh air where the BBQ is being used.

Can I bring a disposable BBQ?

Disposable BBQ’s are not allowed.

If you are bringing a gas BBQ please ensure gas canister does not exceed the size of 500g.

Can I bring my own soundsystem?

As a condition of us gaining our licence no private sound-systems or generators will be allowed onto the festival site.

Is there a limit on the amount of alcohol I can bring in?

You are allowed to bring in your own alcohol (for consumption in the camping fields) but only up to a reasonable amount per person e.g. 1 case of beer/lager/cider or up to 1 litre of (decanted) spirits. You will be asked to leave excess quantities outside the event. You will not be allowed to bring in glass bottles of any kind.

Can I bring my dog?

Dogs will not be allowed in the festival site.

Search Policy

Can I take alcohol out of the campsite into the festival?

Alcohol is not allowed to be taken into the arenas & venues in order to keep drink prices competitive and affordable.

What is your drug policy?

The festival operates a zero-tolerance policy to drugs. The laws of the land are as relevant within the festival site as anywhere else.

Will there be security?

We will have Police & Security onsite 24 hours a day to ensure you are looked after.

Applications to be part of Festival No.6

Can my act / band apply to play at Festival No.6?

For 2018 booking applications, please email: bookings@festivalnumber6.com.

Can I bring my food / market stall?

For 2018 trader applications, please email: traders@festivalnumber6.com

I would like to work / volunteer at Festival No.6. How do I apply?

Details on working / volunteering at the festival will be coming next year.

I would like to create an art installation at Festival No.6.

Details on creating art installations for the event will be coming next year.

Terms & Conditions

You can view the 2017 Terms and Conditions here.

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“Festival No.6 imbues the village with Clough’s spirit and brings the
place to life in a way no other event could ever achieve. Clough would
give you five stars, and so do we.”

Robin Llywelyn

— Portmeirion —
"A festival that’s as unique as it bills itself, a beautifully put-together event in a setting to match."

The Independent

— PRESS —
"This is the coolest, most surrealist, funkiest, freakiest, best festival in the world... Can we just come back every year?"

BECK

— MUSICIAN —
"That was undoubtedly a career highlight."

Pet Shop Boys

— MUSICIAN —
"The most bijou location of any music event I've ever attended."

The Independent

— PRESS —
"Festival No.6 could rival Montreux as the most sophisticated in Europe."

The Guardian

— PRESS —
"For six years Festival No 6 has had bills as bizarre and inventive as its location, Portmeirion, best known as the set for 1960s TV series The Prisoner."

The Times

— PRESS —
"Festival No.6 is still the oddest and most magical of the lot."

The Telegraph

— PRESS —
"The most Instagrammable festival in the UK"

The Independent

— PRESS —
"We feel like we're in the exact place we should be". Wayne, The Flaming Lips

Wayne Coyle, The Flaming Lips

— MUSICIAN —
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