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Green Man Festival

people sitting on the grass in front of the main stage at Green Man Festival
people sitting on the grass in front of the main stage at Green Man Festival Image credit: coolcamping.com

FESTIVAL: Green Man

WHERE: Brecon Beacons, Wales

WHEN:   18 - 21 August 2022

HEADLINERS: Michael Kiwanuka, Kraftwerk, Beach House

HOW TO BUY TICKETS 

You will need to purchase a standard ticket first.

When you have bought your ticket you can apply for a complimentary one for a Personal Assistant by emailing with one of the following…

A confirmation letter showing receipt of the "Daily Living" component (for 2 for 1 tickets) and/or the "Getting Around" / "Mobility" component (for vehicle passes).

The front page of a DLA/PIP letter dated within the past 12 months.

Recognised Assistance Dog ID card.

Front page of Attendance Allowance letter or Employment and Support Allowance or evidence that shows you have a sight impairment.

Both sides of your Blue Badge – if you are requesting a vehicle pass.

Proof of registration as severely sight impaired.

Proof of diagnosis of being on the autistic spectrum.

A letter from a doctor or other medical professional confirming you could not attend the festival alone (for 2 for 1 ticket) and/or have a disability or medical condition that requires you to use the accessible campsite or car park (for vehicle passes).

If you are in the process of appealing for PIP please email to discuss any evidence you may have.

The 2 for 1 scheme is only available to disabled people who require assistance at the festival over the age of 12.

If a person under the age of 12 requires assistant please email to discuss their needs.

Each request is processed on a case-to-case basis, if you have and additional questions please submit these by emailing

You can require an Accessible Live-In Vehicle Pass, this will entitle you to a 6m wide pitch where you can bring a large awning/ tent/ gazebo although please be aware there are no power or water hook-ups for vehicles.

Tickets and passes will be sent out a month before the event.

ACCESS INFO

If you are arriving by car please follow road signs to the Settlers’ Gate, this is the same location if you are travelling by taxi.

A taxi will be able to drive you into the accessible campsite.

Please note it is a bit of a walk from the bus gate to the accessible campsite so it may be best to book the accessibility golf buggy.

You can book an accessibility golf buggy from the Accessibility Information Tent to help you travel around the site.

If you wish to be dropped off please apply for an Accessible Car Park Pass.

The accessible car park is 100m from the box office and accessible campsite. With an Accessible Car Park Pass you will be able to use the drop-off zone in the campsite to unload and reload. Stewards will be on hand to assist with baggage if required.

The accessible campsite is located between Family Camping and the main arena boarded on two sides by trackway.

You may use the general camping areas, but please bear in mind they are a bit of a trek from the car parks and the main arena accessible up and down steep gradients and grass paths.

The accessible campsite is quite close to The Mountain Stage which has loud music until around 00.30 each night, so you may want to pack some ear plugs.

You must have an Accessible Campsite Vehicle Pass if you wish to camp next to your vehicle.

Facilities in the Accessible Campsite Arena include accessible showers and toilets activated by a RADAR key – these can be loaned for £10 deposit from the Accessibility information tent, High Dependency Toilet Unit, charging points for power chair batteries, Chill out tent and a fridge to store medication.

The festival site is situated over three levels – Camping, Little Folk and the Mountain Stage which various levels of gradients depending which route you take. If you have limited mobility you are advised to use the middle level from the lower level to go via the campsite and onto the main tarmac road. To reach the upper level, take the track from outside the Courtyard towards the Cinedrome. Please note the surface is uneven in certain places.

Viewing platforms are located at the Mountain Stage, Far Out Stage, Walled Garden and Chai Wallahs and there will be a viewing platform on Sunday night for the burning of the Green Man - you may take one companion. The platforms can become busier throughout the day and companions may be asked to leave to make more room for disabled guests.

Accessible toilets are situated at the viewing platforms, all toilet blocks, the first aid area and the accessible campsite.

Please be aware strobe lighting may be used during some of the performances.

The Green Man festival is staged on a grass surface surrounded by woodland and a river. In extreme weather conditions the ground can become extremely muddy. Tarmac roads run between the entertainment arenas and up to the Far Out area.

The site is quite small, although the entertainment arenas are spread out.

Green Man take place over three levels. You’ll find the Kids Area, Mountain Stage and Campsite on the lower level. Comedy, Walled Garden Stage and the Literature Tent on the middle level and Far Out, Far Out Dark and the Film Tent on the higher level. Disabled guests are advised to walk through the camp-site to travel between the middle and lower levels.

The Accessible Camping Area, located next to the Family Camping Area is a 5 minute stroll from the main arena and close to a tarmac road.

DID YOU KNOW?

The Green Man Festival offers some unique features including secret gigs and all-night bonfires.

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

greenman.net