At Love Supreme Festival we provide a wide range of facilities for those with access requirements. Please read the following information carefully to familiarise yourself with what is available so that you can plan your trip.
If you would like to use the accessible facilities, it is essential that you fill out the Access Application Form to gain access to any of the following:
This allows us to plan accordingly and ensure that we have enough capacity to cater for you.
All applicants will need to purchase a festival ticket on our ticket page. If you think you are eligible for a free Personal Assistant ticket to accompany you, do not buy a ticket for them. You can apply for this on the Access Application Form.
ACCESS APPLICATION FORM
Please note the closing date for applications (6.00pm Friday 14th June 2019) has passed. This closing date gives us enough time to process all applications and send out final information and accreditation before the event. We will do our best to accommodate any late applications but this cannot be guaranteed. Please email us at [email protected]
Personal Assistant (PA) tickets are provided so that customers who are unable to independently attend the festival can bring along someone who can provide the support needed at no extra cost. For that reason, we advise that your Personal Assistant must be able to carry out all support roles required, such as carrying your luggage between the car park and campsite and putting up your tent. The festival does not provide staff to do this for you. Please state the name and contact details of the PA on the Access Application Form.
ELIGIBILITY FOR ACCESSIBLE FACILITIES AND PA TICKETS
In order to be eligible to use the accessible facilities and obtain a free PA ticket, we ask you to supply one of the following forms of supporting documentation:
There are two ways to send us your supporting documentation:
1) Email a scan or photo to [email protected]
2) Post a scan or photo to Love Supreme Festival Access Team, U-Live, 4 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
The document must be dated in either 2018 or 2019 and state the full name of the customer with access requirements.
Please feel free to black-out any information on the documents that relate to the amount of benefits paid or health conditions.
All documents will be securely stored and then destroyed once the application has been processed.
ACCREDITATION AND DISPATCH
To allow use of the various facilities onsite, Access Accreditation (such as wristbands and passes) will be issued. These wristbands/passes plus Personal Assistant tickets will be posted out to applicants in advance of the festival using the postal address supplied in the Access Application Form.
Please note, festival tickets that have been purchased on our ticket page will be sent separately, either by email or post, depending on the option selected during the transaction.
The campsites open to camping ticket holders at 12pm on Friday and need to be vacated by 12pm on Monday.
The festival arena will open to Weekend No Camping ticket holders from 3pm on Friday.
The arena will open at 11am on Saturday and Sunday to Weekend No Camping and Day ticket holders.
Car parks will open from 10am on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
SITE LAYOUT AND GROUND CONDITIONS
The Love Supreme Festival site is generally accessible to visitors with mobility impairments. The land is reasonably level with a few inclines. However, please be aware that it is a green grass site with no hard-standing intersections. Between the arena and the accessible campsite, the premium campsite and the entry/exit to Glynde village, trackway has been laid across entrance ways to provide routes for event service vehicles. The trackway is 50mm deep and in order to cross it, you will be required to make the small step up and down.
Please take the weather into consideration when planning what to bring and be aware that weather can have an impact on mobility due to the presence of mud. In some cases, if it is muddy we may need to lay additional trackway or bark chippings in the most affected areas.
We have a dedicated Accessible Campsite, with accessible toilets and showers, located within close reach of the main festival arena and approximately 200m from the Accessible Car Park.
The Accessible Campsite is for tent camping only. Cars are not allowed in the campsite and we do not offer power hook ups to individual tents.
Festival staff will not be able to provide physical assistance to move luggage between car parks and campsites, or to put up tents. If you require assistance of this nature, you must bring along a Personal Assistant who is capable of supporting your needs.
Please let us know if you would like to camp in the Accessible Campsite on the Access Application Form. Please note, there are no accessible facilities in the General or Premium campsites.
In addition to a Personal Assistant, you are allowed up to four guests to camp with you in the Accessible Campsite. Please advise of your numbers on the Accessible Application Form so we can accommodate your group.
ACCESSIBLE CAMPERVAN FIELD
We have a dedicated Accessible Campervan Field, with accessible toilets and showers, located within close reach of the main festival arena.
Please let us know if you would like to pitch your campervan in the Accessible Campervan Field on the Access Application Form. Please note, there are no accessible facilities in the General Campervan Field.
You will need to buy a Campervan User Ticket for each member of your party, as well as a Campervan Pitch Ticket for your vehicle from our ticket page.
The Accessible Campervan Field is for live-in vehicles only. No tents will be permitted. Awnings are allowed but must fit within the allocated pitch size. If you wish to bring a caravan, you need to measure the space required for the caravan and the car attached and purchase the appropriately sized pitch.
Please use the Access Application Form to advise the number of people staying in the campervan in addition to the applicant and Personal Assistant. Please note, only one campervan per application.
If you do want to pitch your campervan in the Accessible Campervan Field and want to have an electrical hook-up, please purchase Campervan Power from our ticket page and make sure you let us know on the Access Application Form.
Directions for how to reach the Accessible Campervan Field will be sent out in advance.
ACCESSIBLE CAR PARK
There is an Accessible Car Park in the General Campsite car park. Please have your blue badge on display and inform the stewards that you would like to park there when you arrive.
If you don’t have a blue badge but someone in your party has a disability or a condition which means that they cannot travel very far from the car, please let our stewards know when you arrive. They will do their best to accommodate you in the Accessible Car Park.
The distance from Accessible Car Park to the Accessible Campsite is approximately 200 metres on a grass surface.
If you do intend to use the Accessible Car Park, please let us know on the Access Application Form so we can get an idea of numbers.
Please note, all drivers must purchase a Car Park Pass (either online from our ticket page or in cash on the day) to be able to park at the festival.
There are no accessible facilities in the Premium Campsite. If you have a Premium Camping ticket but require accessible facilities, we recommend you camp in the Accessible Campsite. Please let us know on the Access Application Form.
If you do choose to camp in the Accessible Campsite, we also recommend you don’t park in the Supremium car park as this is situated at the South Entrance, on the opposite side of the site to the Accessible Campsite. You should park in the Accessible Car Park.
The Supremium Arena Area in the festival arena will have accessible toilets. Only guests with Supremium tickets can access this area.
MEDICAL, INFO & WELFARE
The Medical and Info & Welfare Tents are open 24/7 throughout the festival and located inside the main festival arena, approx. 100 metres from the Accessible Campsite.
If you require use of the Welfare Tent’s charging facilities for a wheelchair or refrigeration for medical items, please request this via the Access Application Form.
Our Access Manager is located at the Welfare & Info Tent and will be happy to assist you with answering questions and providing information throughout the weekend.
PICK UP/DROP OFF – CARS, TAXIS AND BUSES
If travelling by car or taxi, please follow directional road signage to the Pick Up/Drop Off area as you approach the festival. All festival buses will arrive at and depart from the festival bus stop at the Pick Up/Drop Off area. All buses are wheelchair accessible.
Follow event signage to the main entrance from the Pick Up/Drop Off area. The distance is approximately 400 metres and the route is mainly along a flat grassed surface, however there are two areas of more uneven ground.
The closest station to the festival is Glynde Station. From here the free Glynde Station Shuttle Bus will take you to the festival bus stop at the Pick Up/Drop Off Area. All buses are wheelchair accessible.
If you prefer to make your own way from the station, please be aware that the closest festival entrance is the South Entrance which is approximately 800 metres up an incline from Glynde Station. Additionally, the Accessible Campsite is located on the opposite side of the site and is a further 600 metres away.
For further details on our public transport options, please read our Travel page.
Accessible Toilets are positioned throughout the event and stewarded. They are located at:
ACCESSIBLE VIEWING AREAS
There are accessible viewing areas throughout the site at Love Supreme. This is a mix of raised and ground level viewing with seating provided. While the areas are of a reasonable size for the event, spaces are limited and we encourage you to share the facilities and consider others’ needs.
Please request access to these areas on the Access Application Form. You will then be provided with 2 x Accessible Viewing passes per application and these must be shown in order to access the accessible viewing areas.
Assistance dogs are welcome at Love Supreme. There are water points and bins located throughout the arena and campsites to ensure you can care for your dog’s welfare during the festival.
Due to the nature of the event and types of performance, there will be flashing and moving lights.
Please familiarise yourself with the Access Map before you arrive at the festival.
If you have any queries, please contact us at [email protected]tival.co.uk