Box Office

The box office for Ely Folk Festival is managed by the Apex Theatre in Bury St Edmunds. Details about the various ways you can book tickets are set out below. Check out our EFF-ticket-booking-guidance[3419] to help you book festival tickets and camping pitches.

Festival tickets can be purchased at the box office on the festival site. Tickets for Saturday and Sunday available. Box office open till 12.30am on Saturday and from midday until 11.30pm on Sunday. Note that this year we are able to do card sales in the box office and festival merchandise tent (but not cashback).

  1. Book online by following this link to the apex website and search for Ely Folk Festival. If booking camping, please read the guidance notes BEFORE going to the apex website and check out our Site-Plan showing the different camping areas available.
  2. Book by phone, call the Apex Box Office on 01284 758000
  3. Book in person at the apex theatre during opening hours (check for details)
  4. Book by post by downloading & completing the Booking Form for 2018 –  EFF booking form 2018[2036] and send it with your payment by cheque (payable to St Edmundsbury Borough Council) to:- The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD.

Ticket prices for the 2018 festival are as follows.   ******More caravan pitches now available *******

In the following list of ticket prices, ‘child’ refers to children aged 12-17 years; concessions are available to those over 65 or registered disabled; children aged under 12 years get free entry if accompanying a ticket-buying adult.

Weekend tickets (no camping) after 31st May:

Adult: £85      Child: £29      Concessions: £75

Weekend tickets + camping after 31st May:

Adult: £97      Child: £35      Concessions: £87

Tent pitch in association with the weekend ticket: £1

Caravan / campervan pitch in association with weekend ticket: £5

Friday evening only tickets:

Adult: 26       Child (12-17 years): £8

Saturday only tickets:

Adult: £43     Child (10-17 years): £17

Sunday only tickets:

Adult: £42     Child (10-17 years): £14


Booked for 2018

Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening
Steve Knightley
Sam Kelly & Friends
Jamie Smith’s Mabon
3 Daft Monkeys
Johnny Dickinson
Iona Fyfe
Anthony John Clarke
The Willows
The Black Feathers
John Kirkpatrick
Relentless Ceilidh Band
Flossie Malavialle
Broom Bezzums
Tim Edey
Jimmy Aldridge & Sid Goldsmith
Chris Fox
Blackjack Blues Band
Alden Patterson & Dashwood
Frog on a Bike
The Penland Phezants
The Barefoot Doctors
Ward & Parker
Cary Outis
Brother Pit
Lee Gillett

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