Answers to your questions

Is the festival free to attend?

We have mixture of free and ticketed events throughout the festival.

The ticketed events will be clearly marked in our Events page, and we will be operating a pay what you can approach from £3 and up to £10.

Non-ticketed events are FREE.

All ticket income goes towards supporting our artists for future events and commissions so please support them!

Do we need to wear a mask at the festival?

We will be following Government guidelines for all events to make sure we provide a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. 

Keep up to date on our website as events may have to change or be cancelled should any new restrictions come into play on the day. 

We will email ticket holders of any changes to events.

Keeping you safe

Our policy is to:

  • Give you a warm welcome at a safe distance 
  • Use signage to help you maintain social distance 
  • Provide hand sanitiser for you to use 
  • Reduce capacity if required 
  • Ask you to limit social interactions before, during and after the event 
  • Encourage audience members aged 11+ to wear a face covering 

Is the B.A.D. Building pet-friendly

Yes, all pooches and small furry friends are welcome in the Boscombe Arts Depot!

And whilst we have elephants on our mural at the front door, we have to request all real life elephants to remain at the front door. Thank you kindly. 

What if it rains?

Well, with the British summer being as unpredictable as a round of ping pong we can’t predict the weather during the festival.

But thankfully, most events are held inside this year so you and your hair do will be just fine. If any of our outdoor events are affected we will let you know via email.

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