Q & A For PCB Festival

  1. Water on site – Yes we will have three cold water taps, one in each field.                                      
  2. Disabled area & access– Yes we have a very large area cordoned off, with easy wheelchair access disabled toilets.                                                                                                        
  3. Fires & BBQ -No sorry its a working farm.                                                                    
  4. Medical care – Yes two paramedics with an ambulance on-site the whole weekend.                               
  5. Age restrictions -Yes 18years old & over only.                                                                     
  6. Alcohol -NO.                                                                                                    
  7. Drugs -NO Illegal drugs, if you are found in possession of them, the security team will deal with this as they have the power to do so.                                                                                       
  8. Camper vans -Yes limited to 20. https://pcbradio.com/tickets/                                                                        
  9. Telephones – No. You can bring your mobile, the reception in this area isn’t the best.                         
  10. Food vendors -Yes vegan & meat stalls. Please v bring your utensils                                                                       
  11. Dogs – No sorry its a working farm.                                                                           
  12. Recycling – Yes we will have general rubbish bins on site along with recycling bins for paper, cardboard, plastics we would like if people could bring their recycled products home with them. We at PCB will take all general waste away to the correct place & will ensure the recycled products are in the recycling departments.         
  13. Generators-Yes we will have two on-site all weekend. We can use these to charge wheelchairs & electric appliances disabled people may need charging. Silent diesel generators will be on site                                                              
  14. Shelter. Yes we will have three marquees on site so should be ok .{ let’s hope we are in the sunshine }         
  15. Music -Yes all the PCB resident DJs will be playing, Reggae, Ska, Dub, 2tone, Bluebeat, Rocksteady, Ragga, Ska punk, Northern Soul.  {Plus guest acts & a live reggae band }                                                                                     
  16. Insurance – Yes we have festival insurance                                                                       
  17. Public transport – will be updated closer to event                                                                 
  18. Police station – will be updated closer to event                                                                    
  19. Nearest hospital – will be updated closer to event                                                                                                           
  20. No glass on site please this is a working farm  

 

Camping

One of the main parts of the festival is camping! Whether you love or loathe it, you will need to bring some essentials with you to make your stay a comfortable one.

  • Tent
  • Make sure you have enough room for you and your things! One person would usually need at least a 2-man tent. A porch can be ideal for keeping wellies out of the rain and mud out of your sleeping area.
  • Sleeping bag
  • To save space in your bag try attaching it to the outside.
  • Roll mat/inflatable mattress
  • You’ll want something to lie on. An inflatable mattress is a luxury but can be heavy so a roll mat can be a light-weight compromise.
  • Toilet roll
  • Bring more than you think you’ll need. But if you’re tight on space.
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Bring along a bottle you can fill up with water when you arrive. a smaller bottle for you to carry around in the day.
  • Camping pillows
  • A couple of tiny blow-up pillows will take up barely any space but add an extra touch of comfort.
  • Torch and lamp
  • A torch is essential for finding your tent on your way back in the evening (and for avoiding tripping over guy lines). A lamp to hang inside your tent can be great for getting into bed at night too.
  • Camping chair
  • If you’re away for a few days, a lightweight camping chair can feel amazing at the end of a long day. Be careful taking them around the site with you, though, chairs in crowds can get dangerous.

Clothes

Bringing appropriate clothing can be a challenge as weather can be unpredictable. Try to bring layers so you can dress for hot days, wet days and cold nights.

  • Wellies
  • An essential. If you’re caught in the mud you’ll need these without a doubt.
  • Sturdy shoes
  • If it’s not welly weather, sturdy shoes can offer the necessary support needed for being on your feet all day.
  • A warm jumper
  • Even if the forecast is warm, nights will always be a little chilly. One jumper should be enough if you try to keep it clean.
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Not only useful for rain, but a waterproof jacket can also be great for keeping out any cold winds too.
  • Changes of clothes for every day plus a couple of extras
  • Don’t forget extras in case you get wet, muddy or spill your dinner down your top.
  • Clean clothes for the trip home
  • Whether you’re driving or getting the coach, make sure you have some clean clothes stashed in a separate bag or in your boot. It will make the journey home much more pleasant!
  • Hat
  • Keep the sun off your head in the day or keep your head warm on those cold nights.
  • Laundry bag
  • You’ll thank us for this one. You don’t want to be searching through all your t-shirts for a clean one a few days in.
  • Warm socks
  • For those cold nights.
  • A day bag
  • A smaller bag for you to carry around with you in the day. You’ll need enough room for money, your phone, a bottle of water and any other drinks.

Toiletries

Staying clean at a festival can be challenging so make sure you bring along some toiletries to help.

 

  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Bring a small bag for these so they don’t inadvertently get covered in mud!
  • Medication
  • Don’t forget to bring any medication you might need while you’re away.
  • Deodorant
  • Whether it’s hot or not, if you’re going into crowds you’re going to need it.
  • Dry shampoo
  • It can work wonders for your hair when it’s been a few days without a wash.
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  • Anti-bacterial hand gel
  • This will usually be provided by festival toilets but it’s always worth bringing your own.
  • First aid essentials
  • Bring along some essentials like plasters, disinfectant wipes, insect repellent and bite cream. You might also want to bring along some pain killers or anti-inflammatories to treat any headaches or minor injuries. Don’t forget to bring along details of how to contact the festival’s medical team too, just in case of an emergency.

Technology

Some of us use festivals as an excuse to abandon technology for a weekend, but if you’re looking to meet up with friends you’ll need some method of communication.

  • Phone
  • If you don’t trust yourself to keep hold of your phone, invest in a cheap pay as you go handset with your friends’ numbers saved. You won’t have to worry too much if you lose it and the battery should last longer too!
  • Charger pack
  • Even if you switch your phone off at night and use power-saver mode, a charger pack can be a lifesaver to avoid long phone charging queues.
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“We at PCB Radio will NOT tolerate any Racism, Hate, Bullying, homophobia, also anyone caught stealing , the security team on site will deal with that.”

“If you carry out any of the above you will be removed from the grounds & banned from all PCB events & PCB Radio  & PCB radio social media platforms” 

 

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