Have a question? Please read through our FAQ. Otherwise, get in touch. Additionally, please make sure you carefully read through our Terms of Entry
What are the event opening times?
Gates open at 1pm, with the main stage bill beginning at the same time. If travelling by foot or private taxi, please do not arrive before 12.30pm. The festival curfew is 11pm sharp, at this time all attendees must disperse from the venue.
Can I attend Hijacked if I am a wheelchair user and/or have a disability?
Provisions can be made for attendees with disabilities. So we can cater to specific people, please notify us of your exact needs in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Can Under 18s enter the festival, and do I need to bring ID?
Hijacked Festival is strictly 18+. Please bring a nationally approved form of photo ID, e.g. Passport or Driving License. You may be denied entry without valid identification, and you will not be refunded.
What can’t I bring into Hijacked Festival?
- Alcohol or Food, except a single 500ml sealed bottle of branded water
- Illegal substances or Psychoactive Substances (formerly “legal highs”), or No2 Canisters (Balloons)
- Fireworks, Flares, or any Pyrotechnic
- Products for sale without express permission (e.g. tobacco, food, glow sticks, merchandise)
- Unauthorised sound systems
- Unauthorised professional recording equipment
- Anything that may be used as a weapon or to commit criminal damage (Including pocket knives, spray paint, permanent marker pens, or (at security discretion) umbrellas and selfie-sticks)
- Laser pens
- Animals, except guide dogs.
Hijacked Festival takes place in a licensed venue- as such ticket holders are not permitted to bring alcohol into the event. Your bag will be searched upon entry, and you may be frisked. All searches are carried out by SIA accredited personnel of the same gender as the attendee being searched.
How much cash do I need to bring?
No cash machines will be available, and bars will only have limited ability to accept debit or credit card. You can expect a Pint of Lager to cost you around £4 and hot food to cost between £4 and £8. To ensure convenience, we recommend bringing enough cash to last the entire event.
Where do I pick up my wristband?
You will need to bring your e-ticket or paper ticket with you to the festival. You will then exchange this ticket for a wristband at the gate. Do not remove this wristband, if you do so you may be ejected.
Coach ticket holders will receive a SEPARATE coach ticket wristband at the door of the coach.
What do I do if I feel ill?
If you feel unwell, or injure yourself in anyway, please notify the nearest steward or security person immediately. They will direct you to the first aid tent. Alternatively, if you feel anxious, overwhelmed, scared, or upset during the festival for any reason whatsoever, our friendly and professional welfare team can offer support in the welfare tent. Please see a steward for directions.
Can I camp at Hijacked?
No. Unfortunately no camping is available. All attendees will be required to leave the site after the event at 11pm.