Tickets are now on sale for Splendour 2017!

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Set in the beautiful grounds behind Wollaton Hall, our fully accessible VIP Garden Area is an exclusive retreat from the hustle and bustle of the festival. A VIP wristband will give you access to a whole host of luxuries to make your festival experience truly special. Including:

A well-stocked cash bar
Don’t worry about queuing for drinks tokens, spend your time thinking about which of the many craft ales, delicious cocktails or tasty soft drinks you’ll choose from.

Big screen & seating area
Kick back on a picnic blanket, hale bale or comfy chair and watch all the main stage entertainment on a big screen.

Exclusive entertainment
The Splendour Festival team have hand-picked a selection of upcoming artists. See them here before they’re on the main stage!

Gourmet Food
Foodies are in for a treat! We’ll have the best in gourmet street food available for our VIP attendees, with vendors providing high-quality produce at affordable prices.
Luxury Toilets
Toilets needn’t be the downside of a festival. There will be no big queues for our luxury loos; that come complete with mirrors, fragrant hand wash and a working flush!

**VIP tickets can be exchanged for a wristband at the Box Office situated at the main entrance to the festival site. Our box office is open from 10.30am – 9pm (please note access to the festival site is from 11.30am).**

Free entrance to the ‘Dinosaurs of China’ Exhibition

Dinosaurs Of China is a one-time only world exclusive exhibition of dinosaurs coming to Europe for the first time! Featuring fossils and specimens never before seen outside of Asia, Dinosaurs of China will bring to life the story of how dinosaurs evolved into the birds that live alongside us today. Your VIP ticket will provide free entrance to the exhibition*. For more information visit:

*Please note that access to the exhibition will be on Saturday 22nd July from 1pm until 6pm.


Customers with accessibility difficulties who require an essential companion can apply for a free ticket.   To apply please book a standard entry ticket and then email proof of eligibility  along with your order reference number to Any of the below are excepted, in addition we will review an application without these forms on a case-by-case basis. •           Front page of DLA / PIP •           Front page of Attendance Allowance letter •           Evidence that registered severely sight impaired •           Recognised Assistance Dog ID card Once your request has been received we will email you back with further information.  Please note the only exception is 10’s and under who already receive a free ticket.


Information on ticketing outlets for 2017 is coming soon. Online tickets are on sale at


City Residents with a valid City Card are eligible for discounted Splendour in Nottingham tickets.

City Card Adult Ticket

To be eligible please ensure you have a valid City Card indicating you are a City Resident.

City Card 11 – 17 Ticket

To be eligible you must be between the ages of 11 – 17, please ensure you have a valid City Card indicating you are a City Resident. All children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Children 10 and under go free

Children 10 years and under are free and do not require a ticket. All children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Contact City Card

Find out about how to get a City Card here or contact the travel centres by phone on 0115 876 1300, or by email at

Standard Tickets Available From

All the above plus:

  • Alt-Tickets
  • Gigantic
  • Nottingham Tourist Centre*
    *Those booking discounted tickets from here will need to bring proof of address and photo ID