Friday 29th and Saturday 30th July 2022

The event takes place with live music over two full days and nights this year!

Friday 29th July
The site opens from 1 pm
Campers can set up from 12 noon
Live music from 3pm
The site closes at 00:30 am
Saturday 30th July
The site opens from 12 noon
Campers can set up from 11 am
Live music from 2pm
The site closes at 1 am

There are two stages

Our Main Stage has live music from 3pm Friday and 2pm Saturday. The headline act will be the final act on The Main Stage before the DJ set each night.

Our Acoustic Stage has live music from 3pm on Friday, 2pm on Saturday and runs into the evening. Schedules for the stages will be made available closer to the event date.

Check out our lineup for more information.

Our new entertainment tent

On Saturday, our new entertainment tent will feature a range of fun activities for kids, including face painting, arts and crafts, circus skills and even a kid’s rave!

In the evening, it will play host to our first Rock the Barn Comedy Club.

Check out our ‘Whats On‘ page for more information.


Re-admission only by showing wristband.

Please plan ahead accordingly, don’t take off your wristband if you plan on coming back to the festival!

Cash and card accepted

Both cash and card/contactless payments are accepted at the bar and the ticket booth. Some of the food traders and concessions will also accept card payments although cash may be required.

There is no cash point on site.

No food or drink in the arena

You can bring food and drink into the campsite, but not into the actual festival arena. With the exception of water in unopened plastic containers of up to 500ml, and baby food where not in glass containers.

All bags will be searched

Security is important so don’t take it personally! Please try to keep any bags bought into the event as small as possible.

We’re on a real working farm

Please respect the farm owner and keep out of areas that are out of bounds. Please take care when moving around the site as the ground can be uneven in places.

No dogs or pets on site

We’re sorry but your furry friends have to stay at home – the only dogs allowed are guide dogs.

What to bring with you

Your ticket!

The festival is now sold out, so tickets won’t be available at the gate.

Water bottle

In our fight against plastic, we won’t be selling bottled water at the festival. Free drinking water is available throughout the site!

Sun cream


In case it rains or for a bit of shade!

Clothes for any eventuality

Hats, sunglasses, rainwear, something warm for the evening. Blankets will be on sale.


If you need to bring medication we recommend bringing a doctors note or prescription if it is not easily recognisable.

Mobile phone / camera

Remember to tag us @rockthebarn

ID if you’re over 18

If you look under 25 we will be asking to see ID if you try and purchase alcohol at the bar.

Cash, just in case

The bar and ticket booth accept card but there are no cash points on site and we cannot guarantee all vendors will accept cards.

Please do not bring

Alcohol or liquids

With the exception of sun cream, medication or sealed bottled water.


With the exception of baby food/milk.


With the exception of baby food containers and perfume/make up bottles under 100ml.

Dogs or pets

With the exception of registered guide dogs.

Drones or flying devices

Knives or weapons

Fireworks, flares or laser pointers

Open flames or fires

Drugs (including legal highs)

Aerosols or pressurised containers