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Bloodstock Festival Guide 2017

Address: Catton Park, Walton-On-Trent, Derbyshire Get Directions

10th August 2017

We are all kinds of excited for Bloodstock this year! One of Europe's premier Metal festivals, the Bloodstock line up for 2017 looks set to be one of the best ones yet! In addition to pulling in big names year after year, Bloodstock also provides new and emerging artists with a platform to perform and build their fan-base. A haven for metalheads, here's our Bloodstock Festival guide for everyone heading to Catton Park this year!

Think you're ready to go? Make sure you check out our Ultimate Festival Survival Guide for more tips and tricks!

Festival Line Up

Check out the lineup here to plan your perfect Bloodstock experience, the announcements so far are as follows:

Friday 12th  Saturday 13th   Sunday 14th 

Ronnie James Dio Stage Ronnie James Dio Stage Ronnie James Dio Stage

Amon Amarth Ghost Megadeth
Blind Guardian Kreator Arch Enemy
Testament Hatebreed Skindred
Decapitated Municipal Waste Hell
Soilwork Annihilator Brujeria
Whitechapel King810 Obituary
Chelsea Grin Winterfylleth


Sophie Lancaster Stage Sophie Lancaster Stage Sophie Lancaster Stage

Inquisition Macabre Wintersun
King Parrot Scarab Bossk
Dendara Oni Courtesana

Abhorrent Decimation Wretched Soul


 Announcements are still being made! Check out Bloodstock's site and social media pages for the latest information!

Ticket Prices

Can't decide the best way to experience Bloodstock Festival? Take a peek at the ticket and accommodation options below to see what suits your needs: 

Bloodstock '17 Ticket Prices (booking fee included in all prices)

  • Standard Weekend - £146.00 - includes a full weekend of festival entry and camping from midday Thursday to Monday morning. 
  • Child Weekend - £39.00 - valid only for children aged 4-11, all children under 4 go free. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian over the age of 18 at all times.
  • Car Parking - £16.25 - parking on site from midday Thursday to Monday morning
  • Campervan Tickets - £64 - find all the T's & C's for bringing your campervan to Bloodstock here.

Serpent's Lair VIP Packages

  • VIP Patch of Grass For 1 + Ticket- £285.00
  • VIP Patch of Grass For 1 Upgrade- £146.00
  • VIP Patch of Grass For 2 + Tickets- £316.50 per person
  • VIP Patch of Grass For 2 Upgrade- £177.50 per person
The 'patch of grass' option give you the opportunity to camp out with your car parked close by. The camping options cover 4 nights Thursday to Sunday night inclusive.

VIP Ready Pitch Tent Tickets 

The 'upgrade' price mentioned in all VIP ticket prices is for Standard Weekend Ticket holders who are looking to upgrade to a VIP package.
  • VIP Ready Pitch Tent for 2 + Tickets- £316.50 per person
  • VIP Ready Pitch Tent for 2 Upgrade- £177.50 per person
  • VIP Ready Pitch Tent for 4 + Tickets- £324.75 per person
  • VIP Ready Pitch Tent for 4 Upgrade- £185.75 per person
Don't want the hassle of pitching your own tent? Arrive on site to a ready built tent with an airbed included (no sleeping bags though!). It is also possible to park your car close by.

VIP PodPad Tickets

  • VIP PodPad for 2+ Tickets- £556.50 per person
  • VIP PodPad for 2 Upgrade- £417.50 per person
A small plywood structure that is weatherproof and full of neat features. Solar powered lighting and charging points included.

VIP LuxPad Tickets

  • VIP LuxPad for 2 + Tickets - £649.00 per person
  • VIP LuxPad for 2 Upgrade - £510.00 per person
A lockable structure fitted with hand-made beds, electrics and 50% more floor space than the PodPad.

VIP OctoPad Tickets

  • VIP OctoPad for 4 + Tickets- £500.50 per person
  • VIP OctoPad for 4 Upgrade- £361.50 per person
Furnished and electrically powered, this structure has solid walls and is one of the more secure camping options.

VIP BellePad Tickets

  • VIP BellePad for 2 + Tickets- £530.00 per person
  • VIP BellePad for 2 Upgrade- £391.00 per person
  • VIP BellePad for 4 + Tickets- £429.75 per person
  • VIP BellePad for 4 Upgrade- £290.75 per person
The hottest ticket option, this package is a perfect way to camp in style! Kitted out with beds and extra storage. this option will certainly cater to your every need.

For all the information about VIP camping packages, and how to purchase your weekend ticket, make sure to head over the Bloodstock Ticket Information page.

Campsite Information

There are a huge range of camping options available (check out all the VIP camping packages above!). Standard campers can choose from Asgard, Midgard, Valhalla, Ironwood and Hel sites. The Hel site is a quiet campsite that has a 'no noise' policy after midnight, a perfect option for families or campers wanting to escape the hustle and bustle of the main festival and campsite areas. There are plenty of shops, services and facilities available to Bloodstock campers, they include:
  • Campsite Shop - a one-stop shop for all your camping needs!
  • Campsite Hub - each campsite has its own Hub where you can ask questions and be pointed in the right direction by the helpful members of staff
  • Campsite Samaritans - a group of volunteers available if you need someone to talk to during your Bloodstock experience
  • Showers - available to all campers, the showers are separate cubicles with hot water. Located in the Midgard campsite.
  • Toilets - portaloos and urinals will be available across all of the campsites
  • Extra Amenities - check out the Bloodstock Information Page for details on additional storage and phone charging locations.

Disabled Facilities

Bloodstock Festival offers facilities and disabled access around the festival, as well as their being a designated camping and parking area for disabled customers. The disabled campsite is situated right next to the main arena for ease of access. You can register for a disabled/carer ticket once you have purchased your standard weekend and camping ticket. To find out more about the registration process please visit the Bloodstock Information Page linked above.

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