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Event and camping
Ticket Office closes
at 10pm for booking in on Friday & Saturday, 3pm on Sunday.
Main gates open at Noon Friday
to allow for setting tents up
etc. Gates open 8am each day on Saturday 14th, Sunday 15th, Monday
16th August. Gates will be locked from 1.30am Friday, Saturday and
Sunday. We ask you leave the campsite by midday Monday 17th August.
Camping at Solarsphere is INCLUDED with your ticket purchase whether
you are bringing a tent, a caravan or campervan.
Some of the terrain is a little hilly, so arrive early and choose
your pitch wisely!
WHAT IS AVAILABLE
Onsite catering - (veggie options limited, you can always cook your
own if camping).
Food such as, cooked breakfasts (inc veggie option), burgers, curry
with rice or chips, generally a further one or two veggie options
such as chili, curry or pasta bake for example. Baked potatoes with
selection of fillings, salad pots, pasta pots, fruit available. Menu
list displayed at catering counter, but ask staff if unsure of
options. (This list is an example, all subject to availability).
Bar - well stocked and with real ales available too.
FREE showers in dedicated shower block
Wash basins in toilet area for brushing teeth etc.
A couple of porta loos in the top field and bottom field for night
time use to save your legs if camping in these areas!
Drinking water taps in fields:
Top field (Antares) , located to right of the entrance to field
Family camping (Altair), located at top of field by driveway fence
located at bottom of field by driveway fence opposite
Chemical waste point (signposted in yard at top of driveway)
WHAT IS NOT
Electric hook ups (please do not ask on arrival, we can't create an
electric hook up)!
Grey water disposal area (use the hedge or nearest drain)
Washing up area for pots and pans (bring a bowl, boil water on stove
and hey presto) :)
Storage for medication. (This is your own responsibility).
Recycling - We do
not have on site recycling facilities. There will be plenty of bins
for rubbish, however, if you wish to recycle, please ensure you
bring sufficient bags with you to take recycling home. We will have
spare bin bags if needed at the Ticket Office.
and telephone numbers
I BRING FOR A HAPPY CAMPING EXPERIENCE?
Aside from the obvious such as your tent/camper!!!........
Gas stove for cooking with and to boil water for washing up!
Washing up bowl plus accessories such as sponge, cloth, tea towels,
washing up liquid etc
Things you need to use for cooking, cleaning, eating, drinking!
An airer to dry your wet towels is always useful.
Torch. Plus a RED light torch for use in top field if you are
joining in with stargazing.
RED light night lights if camping in top field with the
BBQ's are permitted if RAISED FROM OFF OF THE GROUND ( Gas Only ).
Enough money! No cash point at venue. Nearest town a five minute
*Dogs (or any other pets) Only guide dogs are permitted.
Bright lights. We have to keep the campsite as dark as we can for
observing purposes. Anyone found with inappropriate lighting will be
asked to switch it off.
Sound Systems to play loud music at night. This is a family friendly
festival. While we accept some music will be played, Loud music at
night on the campsites will not be welcome. Curfew for music is 1am.
Thank you for understanding.
DO YOU HAVE
Email us at least one week before the event to guarantee a reply as
we are extremely busy during the week that leads up to the festival,
however, we will always help you where we can!
Also, join our Facebook pages to ask questions to people who have
been before.. Just look us up! 'SOLARSPHERE ASTRONOMY AND MUSIC
Please note, if the information you need is already on the website
I'm afraid we will not respond as we get a high volume of emails.
Builth Wells Health Centre -
Llandrindod Wells Minor Injuries Unit - 01597 822951
Local B&B's plus Local Information
Cerdyn Villa B&B Nr Builth Wells
Up To Date Travel Information (Roads)
enquiries and on-line booking of
enquiries and on-line booking of tickets
and hotel rooms.
The Freedom of
Wales Flexi Pass
how to ride the trains and buses of
Wales and much more including discounts
on visiting attractions and YHA
Wales Web site provides information on
Public Transport timetables in Wales.
Boots Builth Wells - 01982 552209
Denticare – 01982 552725
Local Police Station - 01267 222020
Local Fire Service - 0370 6060699
Taxi Services - 01982 552709, 01982
551159, 01597 822877