Terms and Conditions


The organisers of the Oxted Beer Festival reserve the right to refuse entry or to withdraw any rights of entry to the festival to any person at any time.

Entry to the festival will only be permitted upon production of a valid entrance ticket that has not already been used. All entrance tickets will be scanned.

The Friday of the festival is reserved for adults only. No under 18's are allowed.

All children up to the age of 18 (17 and under on July 20th 2018) attending the festival on Saturday and Sunday MUST be accompanied by a ticket holding adult aged 21 or over upon entrance when obtaining their wristband.

Proof of age ID may be requested on entry and must be presented on request. No refunds for tickets holders unable to provide ID or unable to prove that they are of the required age for admission.

ID is defined as a passport, a European Union photocard, driving licence or a photographic identity card bearing the national Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) hologram. No other forms of ID will be accepted.

Wristbands MUST be placed on ticket holders by a member of the entrance staff and must be worn at all times.

Readmission to the festival will not be allowed after 9pm on Friday or Saturday night.

Readmission to the festival will not be allowed without a wristband at any time and removed wristbands will not be replaced.

Food or beverage products purchased outside of the festival are not permitted on site.

Attendance at the festival conveys implicit consent to the use of any images and sound recordings taken by the festival organisers (or anybody officially sanctioned by the festival organisers) in any way that the festival organisers deem fit. Such images and sound recordings may be used for promotional or commercial activities including social media.

Drinking Policy

The festival operates a Challenge 25 policy - ID may be requested and must be presented on request. Valid ID is a passport, a European Union photocard driving licence or a photographic identity card bearing the national Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) hologram. No other forms of ID will be accepted.

Beer will only be served in a festival glass which is given on first entry with your wristband. Lost glasses will incur a replacement charge.

All beverages purchased at the festival must be consumed on the festival site and festival glasses will be required to be empty upon exit.

Festival currency is NON refundable.

Security & Zero Tolerance Policy

The festival is manned by a team of security professionals for your safety and enjoyment.

The festival operates a Zero Tolerance Policy to the sale of alcohol to under 18s, the consumption of alcohol by under 18s, the use of drugs and recreational drugs to include (but not intended to be exhaustive) cannabis, stimulants and Nitrous Oxide canisters.

The festival operates an instant eviction policy for anyone believed to be using, selling or supplying any controlled substance. The festival will, at its discretion inform and alert the police of any such activity.

Ticket Policy

Tickets cannot be exchanged, refunded or returned after purchase.

Lost tickets will not be replaced.

Bags and other items may be subject to inspection by security staff. Persons who refuse bag searches will be denied entry to the festival or evicted from the festival if any search is refused.

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

Programme Alterations/ Force Majeure

Management reserve the right to add, withdraw or substitute artists at their discretion and to vary the programme if necessary.

The festival reserves the right in the event of force majeure, to alter or cancel the performances and/or the festival.