Reload Festival: everything you need to know
Described as a ‘must-visit weekend experience for anyone looking for two days of quality music, great food and drink and activities for partiers of all ages’ by its organisers, Reload is on every year and If a weekend of music appeals to you, here is what you need to know.
What acts are scheduled?
In the past years the massive line-up of funk and soul acts is scheduled, including Jazzie B, Heatwave, Soul II Soul, Level 42 and The Real Thing performing on the Saturday, and Aswad, Billy Ocean, Mungo Jerry, Jocelyn Brown, and Danny Rampling on the Sunday, along with many other acts.
Who can attend?
Reload is open to attendees of all ages. Those over the age of 14 will be required to purchase an adult ticket, priced between £75.00 without camping or £120 with camping for the weekend, or £40 for either day. Attendees aged 13 and under require a free children’s ticket and must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 18. A maximum of three children will be allowed in with each adult.
If you have been to a festival before you will know that the loo is a place of smells, dirt and no cleanliness whatsoever. Sometimes there is so much waste they have to call in Blocked Drains London services to come and clear the whole area.
How to get to Reload
Busses will be run throughout the weekend, running from the city centre to the festival grounds. For those arriving by train, shuttles will be run from Norwich station by First Bus and will be in operation throughout the weekend.
By car, the festival ground can be found using the postcode NR5 0TP. The festival ground is situated near the A47 Norwich Southern bypass and will be signposted. From the north, this means taking the A1074 junction; from the south, take the A47 bypass westward from the A11 or A140. Car parking is available onsite for £10 for cars or £20 for Welsh Coast Campers or other campers. Parking fees are payable in cash only.
There is a grassy field available for camping, including accessible campsites (which must be pre-booked), accessible toilets and easier access to the festival grounds.
Food and drink
Only food and drink purchased on the festival grounds is permitted, apart from one 500ml water bottle per person.