Can I get a refund?
Yes, If we are required by COVID-19 government guidance or restrictions to cancel or postpone the event, you will be offered a transfer or full refund excluding booking fee. Please note, refunds will be made to the original payment method.
Will the workshops go ahead as normal?
Yes. We are taking the utmost care to ensure that we can give you the best experience possible whilst keeping you safe in light of the current situation. This includes keeping a close eye on government guidance and restrictions, however our workshops will go ahead as normal.
Will it be safe?
We are taking the utmost care to ensure that we can give you the best experience possible whilst keeping you safe in light of the current situation.
Will it be different to last the festival?
There will be some changes this year due to the ever-changing Covid regulations, including fewer people onsite, however we will keep you informed along the way and we assure you it will still be Doris!
When and where is Tribe of Doris Festival 2021?
How long is the event?
5 days. Weds 4th August - Sunday 8th August 2021
When can I arrive on site?
Gate opening times tbc, please check back at a later date.
Do you have to attend the whole event?
The choice is yours! You can choose from our 5 day ticket, weekend ticket or our day tickets!
Is the event family friendly?
Yes, Tribe of Doris is all about family, we welcome you and yours to join ours!
When can I leave the site?
Can children attend?
Yes, we have infant tickets, child tickets and teen tickets! Please note that any individual under 14 will need to be accompanied by an adult 20+
Can I come on my own?
You absolutely can! You’ll make plenty of friends!
How old do I need to be to come on my own?
Am I too old to come?
Not at all, you’re never too old! We have a wide variety of ages at Doris, come along and see for yourself!
Can I bring my pets?
No. Unfortunately, with the exception of working guide dogs, we cannot allow pets onsite. No guide dogs in training.
Do I have to take part in all the workshops?
No, you can choose your own path, make your own plan, and take part in as little or as much as you’d like.
What difficulty level are the workshops?
All abilities are welcome! We have something for everyone! The level of workshops are highlighted in our festival programme. The festival programme will be released on our website a few weeks before the festival.
What time do workshops start and end?
Our first workshops start at 8am and finish at different times each night. You can find more info in our festival programme. The festival programme will be released on our website a few weeks before the festival.
Is there time to relax?
There is! We have made sure we have put aside time to unwind and just ‘be’.
What will I need to bring?
Is it a crowded event?
No, Stanford Hall is surrounded by 700 acres of private park and woodland. And although our festival only takes up a small chunk of that, we are comfortably spread out. You’ll never feel too crowded!
Will there be a map?
You can buy a map on site which is found in the programme. The festival programme will be released on our website a few weeks before the festival.
Can I smoke?
Yes, you can smoke outdoors in most places, though we do have some smoke-free areas including Kids/youth areas, Stanford Hall itself and inside the workshop tents.
Is there wifi access?
No, we try to encourage everyone to take a break from screens.
I want to get involved with the crew! How can I do this?
Keep an eye on our get involved page.
What's Tribe of Doris’ policy on drugs?
Tribe of Doris do not tolerate the use of illegal substances. There are lots of natural highs all around!
Do you offer phone charging facilities?
What facilities do you have on site?
We have a sauna (covid-allowing), so bring your swimwear! This will be an additional cost.
How much do tickets cost?
What do the tickets include?
This will depend on the type of ticket you have, please see what’s included here
What do I do if I have a ticket from last year?
You should have received an email from us confirming your ticket has been transferred over to this year. If you haven't received this email, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. If you did receive the email, make sure you bring last year’s ticket along with you!
What do I do if I have been given a partial refund from the last festival?
Please email email@example.com with your full name, and ticket information and we will send you a special promo code to apply to this year’s event.
Can I buy working tickets?
Keep an eye on our get involved page for working ticket applications.
Do you offer any discounts?
We do! Please see our discounts here
Do you offer refunds?
No, tickets are non-refundable unless the organisation cancels the event, or unless the event is moved to another date which prohibits you from attending. In the event of cancellation, the full value of the ticket, minus any booking fees, will be refunded to your original payment method. We are unable to refund alternative accounts.
Can I book for others?
Yes, please make sure all attendees have the booking information for check-in.
How many tickets can I buy in one transaction?
Are there any booking fees on top of the ticket fee?
The total price of the ticket includes a 7% booking fee.
Do I need to print my ticket?
Please make sure you have your ticket information including name, booking confirmation number and barcode ready at the gate. This can be shown to us on a mobile device.
I’ve found a ticket on a third-party seller or exchange site and the seller has agreed to change the name, is that alright?
We do not accept reselling on any 3rd party platform.
I haven't received my booking confirmation and/or e-ticket, what do I do?
Please emails us here - firstname.lastname@example.org
I bought a ticket for a friend, but now they cannot attend, can I change the name on the ticket?
Yes, you will need to inform us by email of the name change and we will update this for you before you arrive on site. Please email email@example.com.
What if the name on the ticket is different to the person attending?
Do I need to bring proof or ID?
If you have been blessed with youthful looks, and look younger than the challenge age of 21, please bring ID, you’ll need it for the bar!
Accommodation & Camping
What are the accommodation options?
We have many for you to choose from! Please see our accommodation options here!
Can I bring my own tent?
Yes, of course!
Can I sleep in my car?
Can I bring a live-in vehicle?
You can indeed! You will need to purchase a live-in vehicle pass.
Do you have accessible camping?
Accessible camping is located near access to accessible toilet and shower facilities. Ask for the location on your arrival at the gate. For more detailed information about accessibility, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you have pre-pitched Camping?
We have beautiful pre-pitched bells tents. To book, please see our accommodation page
Can I have a bonfire?
• Any campfires in the campsite must be raised off the ground in fire dishes. There are communal fires around the site that will be lit at night.
Is camping free?
Do you have quiet camping?
For those who go to bed early or are sensitive to noise, we do have a quieter camping area. Please note that it’s impossible to have complete silence. This is an outdoor camp, on a small site and we are near a motorway with merry people so it’s “quieter camping”, not quiet camping.
Are there public showers?
There are unisex toilets in each camping area as well as showers in loud camping. They will be cleaned and serviced over the daily 5 days. Bring loo roll!
Travel, Car & Vehicle Passes
What is a car pass?
A car pass is a permit that allows you to park your vehicle off-site in the car park.
What is a live-in pass?
A live-in pass permits you to camp inside your vehicle. You cannot buy live-in passes for cars. The live-in passes are only valid for live-in vehicles e.g, caravans, motorhomes, campervans.
How do I book a car or live-in pass?
Please visit our ticket booking section and scroll to the bottom of the list.
Do I need a car parking pass?
If you are driving to the festival and need to park your car, then you will need to buy a car pass. You can purchase a pass on our ticxket booking page here.
How do I get to Tribe of Doris festival?
From Bristol (2 hours 10 mins)
From Birmingham (1 hour)
From London (2 hours)
From York (2 hours 15 mins)
From Manchester (2 hours 30 mins)
Dial-A-Cab 01788 570202
People Express 01788 561000
Can I drive to Tribe of Doris?
Yes, but you car must stay in our off-site car park.
What time can I stay on site until?
If you have purchased a day pass, you can stay onsite until the gates close. Gate closing times TBC.
Medical Welfare & Accessibility
Will there be medical care available?
There is a first aid point near HQ open from 10:00-22:00 everyday. We have a trained First Aider on call all night.
Do you have provisions for mental health needs?
If you’re ever in need of a listening ear our wellbeing team will be there for a chat. They can signpost you to further help.
Is Tribe of Doris festival suitable for me if I’m a wheelchair user?
Our festival takes place mostly outdoors on grass and is situated across multiple levels. Stanford Hall has stairs leading up to one of the workshop venues.
Food and Drink
What food and drink will be available?
There are many on site food stalls along with our onsite bar. Please see our information pack for more details.
Do you serve alcohol?
You can buy alcohol from our on site bar.
Do you cater for all dietary requirements?
Do you use single-use plastics?
We are very serious about protecting our planet! We do not sell plastic bottles on site, and where possible we use and encourage plastic-free alternatives. We also encourage you to bring your own refillable bottles. Depending on circumstances, we may put extra measures in place to make water refill points contactless.
Can you bring your own food?
Are there any appliances to cook your own food with?
We do not provide any cooking appliances but feel free to bring a camping stove etc.