FESTIVAL: Electric Picnic
WHERE: Stradbally Hall. Co. Laois, Ireland
WHEN: 2 - 4 September 2022
HEADLINERS: Dermot Kennedy, Tame Impala, Arctic Monkeys
HOW TO BUY ACCESS TICKETS
For accessible and a free PA/ Carer tickets please call Ticketmaster on…
0818 903001 (Republic of Ireland)
0844 277 9964 (Northern Ireland & UK)
00 353 818 903001 (International)
Lines are open Monday – Friday between 9.30am and 5.30pm.
If you require to use an accessible facility at Electric Picnic you must provide a copy of one of the following.
- Disability Allowance Letter
- Letter from a medical professional
- D/deaf or blind registration
- Blue Badge (Permitted for parking requests only)
If you do not have any of these documents but believe you should be entitled to use the accessible facilities and/or be eligible for a complimentary Personal Assistance ticket please add the information in the ‘Additional Notes’ box on the Access Requirements Form when it goes live.
When applying for accessible facilities and/or a free PA ticket you agree to join the Festival Republic’s Access Database. Once on the database you will not be required to resubmit documents for the next three years.
The access team will aim to reply to applications within 4 weeks, although please be aware at busy times there could be a short delay.
If you request is approved you will receive confirmation by email detailing which facilities you can use and if you are eligible for a free PA ticket if requested.
You will need to purchase a general ticket before requesting a free PA ticket which are authorised on the basis the PA will assist you throughout the weekend and in the event of an evacuation.
Prior to the event you will receive a copy of the Access Guide, please note no hard copies will be available onsite.
The Access Campsite will have the following facilities:
- Wheelchair accessible unisex showers and toilets
- Standard toilets and showers
- Drinking water points and accessible sink
- Electrical points for charging wheelchairs or mobility scooters
- Fridge for secure medication storage
You may bring two friends with you if camping in the Access Campsite in addition to yourself and a PA.
If you are driving to the event please be aware traffic diversions will be in place. Further information will be emailed to you closer to the date.
There are 2 Access Car Parks, one situated by the Access Campsite and a second near the Event Entrance.
Day ticket holders should park in ‘Green Car Park Z’ and weekend ticket holders in the Access Car Park next to the Access Campsite.
If you need an Access Parking Pass Blue Badge Holders must register with the Access team.
Please note spaces are limited in the Accessible car park.
Access Parking Passes will be issued one week ahead of the event.
You will find viewing platforms at most of the stages. You are entitled to bring 1 personal assistant/ friend onto the platforms although during busy times your companion may be asked to stand towards the back of the platform to allow for more wheelchair spaces.
Some of the viewing platforms will provide charging points for electric wheelchairs.
Please note the accessible facilities are not open to people with temporary impairments.
Smoke machines, strobe lights, lasers, fireworks and other special effects may be used in some performances.
Accessible toilets are situated next to the viewing platforms, the disabled campsite and beside the Medical Tent.
There will be a fridge in the medical tents to store medication. If you are bringing your own medication you are advised to bring a copy of your doctor’s letter or prescription.
Please note the ground can become muddy in severe weather conditions.
For more information contact the Access Team at:
Post: Access Team, Festival Republic, 30 St John Street, London, EC1M 4AY
Phone: 0207 009 3490
Fax: 08700949100 (for attention of Access Team)
Office opening times are: 10:00 – 18:00, Monday to Friday. An answer machine will be available outside of these hours. Please remember to leave your phone number or email address.
DID YOU KNOW?
Electric Picnic has been billed as ‘Ireland’s version of Glastonbury’ and ‘a great inspiration to Latitude’ – which is staged by the same promoters.
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