Roots Gathering 2020

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Hole Park

Benenden Road


TN17 4JA

United Kingdom

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A small holistic festival for the whole family

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Roots Gathering

A micro festival, that focuses on bringing folk together to celebrate our traditions, arts and crafts

Family friendly event, free camping and parking.

Offering a range of different workshops and talks, a craft area and a childrens workshop space.

Music from local artists

Kids tickets (16's and under) are free but must be purchased along with an adult weekend ticket, for legal reasons we need to know numbers of all visitors


Disabled tickets include a Carers ticket free of charge, please note this is an outdoor event so if you have mobility issues please contact us first on

Visit the main website for full details

Please note by attending you agree to the terms and conditions that applied on purchase of your ticket. A copy of this can be sent to you on request


By purchasing a ticket to Roots, you agree to the following terms and conditions:

Terms & Conditions of Sale

• Your possession of a ticket constitutes your acceptance of these Terms.

• Tickets are sent as E-tickets in the confirmation email and cannot be refunded, re-issued or replaced, so don’t lose them once you print it out.

Without a valid ticket, entry into the festival site/campsite will not be permitted. Defaced or altered tickets will not be accepted.

NO GLASS as this is grazing land

NO FIRE PITS, gas cookers only please, we will be providing a communal field kitchen for you to also cook in

• Parents are fully responsible for their children at all times and children must not be left unsupervised at any time during the festival.

• We do not accept any liability for unaccompanied under 16’s on any part of the site.

• The festival reserves the right to add, withdraw or substitute artists, camp or activity providers and to vary the advertised programme and timings without being liable to pay any compensation whatsoever.

• The email address used at the time of purchase will be added to our mailing list. We send out emails no more than once a month and these contain important communications and information about the event. You may unsubscribe at any time by following the link at the bottom of one of our emails, but please be aware that if you do, you may miss important event related communications.

• Ticket holders consent to inclusion in official photographic, visual and audio promotion of the festival.

• Children’s tickets cannot be purchased separately – all under 16′s must be accompanied by an adult. Unaccompanied children/youths will not be admitted.

• All weekend ticket prices include standard camping, camper vans and mobile homes

• Parking at the festival is free of charge

• The festival site is the beautiful Hole Park, Please help us keep it that way by cleaning up and using the rubbish / recycling facilities provided.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

• All tickets are non-refundable and non-replaceable. We cannot offer refunds on the basis of inclement weather.

• In the event of cancellation due to unforeseen circumstances or events beyond the control of the organisers, a refund will not be available.

• In the event of a national emergency (as defined by the MOD), the festival will be cancelled and no refund will be available.

Terms & Conditions of Entry

• Admission to the site is at the ticket holder’s own risk. The organisers accept no liability for any loss, injury or damage sustained to people or personal property within the site.

Vehicles and their contents are parked at the owner’s risk. We do not accept any responsibility for losses or thefts of any kind of property anywhere on the site including, without limitation, from vehicles, caravans, tents, trailers and campervans.

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Entry to the campsite is only allowed from 10am on the 15th if you are camping for the weekend. The main site opens to the public at 3pm Friday

Entry to the site for day ticket holders is from 8am each day and you must leave by 11:30pm.

• Tickets will be exchanged for wristbands when entering the site, wristbands are non-interchangeable and should not be removed until after the festival. We cannot replace lost wristbands. Wristbands will be checked throughout the course of the festival. Failure to show a valid wristband upon request may result in your removal from the festival site.

No glass whatsoever will be allowed onto the main festival site, we ask that you decant into plastic containers

We try to promote responsible drinking so ask that folk refrain from drinking alcohol during the daytime within the festival main site.

• No sound systems are allowed on site.

• Open, uncontained fires are not allowed on the festival site or on the campsite. Chinese lanterns, fire works or smoke canisters are not allowed on the festival site or campsite.

• No illegal substances may be brought onto the festival site or onto the campsite and illegal substances must not be used during the festival. Any illegal substances found will lead to prosecution.

• Security staff have the right to search anybody as a condition of entry to our event should there be a suspicion that prohibited items are being brought onto the site. Anyone refusing to be searched on entry or during the festival may be evicted from the site.

• Security staff have the right to confiscate any prohibited items.

• The organisers reserve the right to refuse admission or instruct security staff to evict any ticket holder for behaviour likely to cause damage, injury, nuisance or annoyance, or for failure to comply with site rules, licensing conditions or other reasonable requests of the festival.

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