Ticket info

Concession Tickets

At Greenbelt, we try to keep our ticket prices as affordable as possible. We want to enable as many people from a wide a variety of backgrounds to access the festival. Below is a list of the concessions tickets available and the ID required.

Concession Ticket Types



One of the following:

65+ Adult Concession


  • Driver’s licence, showing date of birth
  • Passport
  • Travel card
  • Birth Certificate

STATUTORY BENEFIT – Adult Concession

Receiving Unemployment Benefit

  • Job seeker’s letter
  • Letter confirming entitlement to benefit

STATUTORY BENEFIT – Adult Concession

Receiving Disabled Living Allowance/ Incapacity Benefit/PIP

  • Letter confirming entitlement to relevant benefit

SINGLE PARENT – Adult Concession

Single Parent

  • An annual Council Tax statement (identifying 25% discount for status)
  • A benefits letter (if appropriate)
  • Legal evidence

STUDENT – Adult Concession


  • Student ID card
  • UCAS offer letter
  • Offer letter for university place in following academic year


Faith, Youth & Community Leaders

A link to your Church or organisation’s website showing your position
(you can do this when you buy your ticket)

OR bring with you to the festivalA photocopy of church notices/magazine/information sheet

  • A letter, business card or compliments slip showing your position in your organisation.


If you registered disabled or recovering from an operation that will this year, affect your mobility at the festival and require an assistant to enable you to attend the festival, then Greenbelt is happy to provide you with an extra ticket for them, free of charge.

Proof of ID registered in your name, such as valid DLA, PIP document, a Blue Badge or a relevant medical document confirming your recent restriction of mobility.

*Faith, youth and community leader concession tickets are only available to a person in full-time employment in a leadership or pastoral capacity (such as clergy or youthworker) at your place of work.


Submitting your documents

Please note: you will need to bring your e-ticket and proof of ID to the festival to collect your weekend wristband.

If you think you are eligible for one of the above concessions but do not have the evidence required, please contact the office on 020 7329 0039.

If you are eligible for a concession ticket, but able to pay more, please consider making a top-up donation when buying your ticket.

Open Festival

How to apply

Applications for the 2018 Open Festival scheme will re-open at the start of 2018.

(You might also want to take a look at the range of concession and discounted tickets and volunteering opportunities we have on offer for the festival.)

How we make our decision

We can’t support everyone, so to help our decision-making please do give as much detail as possible in your application. We may have to come back to you for further information.

We are looking for applications that give a sense of how attending Greenbelt might benefit you/your nominee and why the Open Festival scheme is absolutely the only way in for you/your nominee.

You might especially want to think about refugees and asylum seekers in your churches and communities who you could nominate and then bring.

We do sometimes support repeat applications over a number of festivals, but in those cases we are looking for evidence of a move toward self-sufficiency or development in that time.

If you are successful, you will receive a free ticket/s that covers entrance to the festival and the use of our camping fields. Greenbelt cannot provide expenses to cover your travel or any accommodation costs. If you will be bringing a car or camper van then you will need to include this in your application.

We will close for applications at the end of May. And successful applicants will be notified by the end of June.

“Our church is in an area of deprivation, both social and financial, [but] with the help of Open Festival we have enabled young people to come who now volunteered this year.”
Vicar, 2012 and 2013 recipient

“A BIG THANK YOU for the tickets and a wonderful weekend. All of them enjoyed the weekend and experience greatly and are still raving and talking about it four weeks later. One of the outcomes of taking them to Greenbelt is that three young people decided they would like to volunteer at our youth project. Another feedback was that it gave them a different cultural experience and allowed them to have a moment break from their troubles, issues & struggles.”
Youth group leader, 2012 recipient