WHAT TO BRING

Black Deer Festival What To Bring

THE ESSENTIALS

– Ticket – If you have been sent an E-Ticket we recommend printing a copy or downloading to your phone.
– Phone & Battery Pack
– Sun cream, Hat & Sunglasses
– Water Bottle – Water stations are located across the festival site to refill!
– Payment Card to top up your wristband – We are a cashless festival!
– Photo ID
– Hand Sanitiser
– Suitable Footwear – The festival is held in open countryside
– Warm & Wet Weather Clothing – Pack for all weathers!
 

IF CAMPING, REMEMBER:

– Tent, tent pegs & a mallet
– Comfy Sleeping Bag
– Warm Clothing – It can get chilly at night!
– Torch
– Bin Bag – Help keep our home litter free!
– Snacks – We have a huge range of food traders, but snack are always handy in the campsite!
– Coffee Cup – Help us reduce the amount of single use cups used at the event
– Trolley – Helpful to get everything you need for your stay from the car park to your camping spot. You can purchase trolleys from outdoor and camping retailers prior to your stay.
 

PROHIBITED ITEMS:

For the safety & security of everyone at the festival there are specific items which you can’t bring to site. Everyone will be subject to search on each entry or exit to the Arena & Campsite
 
You should only bring what you can afford to lose as any items confiscated at the gate will be disposed of accordingly.
 
This list is not exhaustive, and the final decision lies with security and event management.

Aerosols over 250ml

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Air Horns, Klaxons & Megaphones

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Alcohol – Restrictions Apply, further details at the bottom of the page

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:YES

Animals – Excluding Assistance Dogs

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

BBQ’s

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:YES

Beanbags & Inflatable Chairs

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:YES

Bicycles & Scooters

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Bottled Water

ARENA:EMPTY BOTTLES ONLY. CAMPSITE:YES

Cameras, Film & Video Equipment – Not for Professional or Commercial Use

ARENA:YES. CAMPSITE:YES

Camping Chairs, Stools & Seat Sticks

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:YES

Camping Equipment

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:YES

Camping Stoves – 500g Maximum

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:YES

Chinese Lanterns

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Cigarettes, Tobacco and Cigars – For personal consumption only

ARENA:YES. CAMPSITE:YES

Drones

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Fancy Dress & Masks that fully cover the face

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Firewood

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Flags, Banners & Poles

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:SMALL STATIC ONLY

Flares, Fireworks & Blow Torches

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Food & Non-Alcoholic drinks for Personal Consumption

ARENA:NO (BABY FOOD IS PERMITTED). CAMPSITE:YES

Gazebos

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Generators

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Glass

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Goods for unauthorised trading

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Hammers & Mallets for pitching tents

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:YES

Hi Visibility Jackets, Bibs & Tabards (only to be worn by accredited contractors & staff)

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Knives – for food use

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE: UP TO THREE INCHES

Illegal Substances, New Psychoactive Substances and Unidentifiable substances

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Lasers & Laser Pens

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Liquid Fuels

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Percussion Instruments including Drums

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Personal Motorised Vehicle (Non-Mobility Scooters)

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Picnic Blankets

ARENA:YES. CAMPSITE:YES

Sound systems

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Spray Cans

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO

Suitcases & Large Backpacks

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:YES

Umbrellas

ARENA: SMALL FOLDING ONLY. CAMPSITE: SMALL FOLDING ONLY

Weapons or items that can be reasonably considered for use as one

ARENA:NO. CAMPSITE:NO
 
 

ALCOHOL POLICY

Alcohol can only be brought into the campsite by those aged 18 and over. All alcohol must be in cans, plastic bottles or bag-in-box as no glass is allowed on site. Each person is allowed enough for personal consumption.
 

DRUG POLICY

Black Deer has a strict policy that does not tolerate drug use. You will be searched on entry to the campsite and arena, and anyone found with illegal substances will be handed to the police. Please note that all New Psychoactive Substances including nitrous oxide are also prohibited.
 


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