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Mon 13th June 2022
Live at Castle Howard FAQs
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Getting to the festival

On approaching the venue follow event signage for Castle Howard Concerts.
Please do not follow the existing venue signs or your Sat Nav. There are various entrances to the venue depending on which direction you are travelling from.

Pick up and Drop off

If you are being dropped off or picked up by friends, family or a taxi please follow the signage to the dedicated pick up and drop off point. Please do not get dropped off in other locations as the route may be unlit and uneven ground and a risk of conflict with vehicles. We wish to ensure our audience have a safe journey to and from the concert.

Entry Information

There is a 5-10 minute walk from car park to concert arena along uneven path.
Please ensure you are wearing suitable footwear for undulating farmland. Please ensure you leave enough time to access the arena and to undergo security checks.

Gold Circle Entry Gate

There is a dedicated Gold Circle lane at the public entrance for Duran Duran.

General Admission Entry Gate

There is one public entrance which audiences will be directed to by stewards from the car parks.

Accessible Entry Gate

There is a dedicated lane at the public entrance for Accessible ticket holders.

Car Parks

Car Parking will be allocated depending on direction of arrival into the venue. Please follow event signage on approach to the venue.

For camping customers, the car park will be open at 12:00pm
For all other customers, the car park will be open from 16:00pm

To save time please book your parking ticketing prior to your arrival, tickets will be available online up to 24 hours before the event. This can be done at:

Tickets will be available to buy on arrival to the car park at increased cost – £15 cash sale only.

Arena Timings

The onsite box office opens at 16:00pm
Doors open at 17:00pm
Duran Duran will be on stage at 21:00pm
Last Entry is 21:15pm for Duran Duran
Last Entry for The Chemical Brothers is 21:15pm
There is no readmission after entry.

Please make sure you have your tickets saved to your iPhone or Android wallet as reception in the area may be intermittent. This will save time when entering the arena and avoid any queues at the box office.

Prohibited items

Food and drink
You are not allowed to bring your own food and drink to Duran Duran or the Chemical Brothers. However, food and drink will be available to purchase on site from vendors.

Seats and chairs of any kind are not permitted into the events. This includes seat sticks and inflatable seats. You are permitted to bring a blanket to sit on, although you may be asked to pack this up when the show starts.

You are not allowed to bring umbrellas to the Live at Castle Howard concerts. As we cannot always rely on British weather, please make sure you have appropriate clothing fit for rain or shine.