Summer Festival Season is about to kick off in London. If you’re a music lover and looking for a one-day festival experience, the Wide Awake Festival in Brockwell Park is where you need to be! Launched in 2019, this festival has quickly become a must-attend event for those who want to discover new and emerging artists and sleep in their own bed at the end of it all. The 2023 edition line-up includes Caroline Polachek, Alex G, Shygirl, Viagra Boys, Black Country, New Road, Tirzah, Los Bitchos, Civic, Wasted Youth, Clamm, Nice Biscuit, Jjuuujjuu and Warmduscher.
How do I get to Wide Awake Festival?
Whether you come from north, east, west or south there are multiple ways that take you to Brockwell Park.
The nearest tube station to Wide Awake Festival is Brixton (Victoria line). From there it’s a 10-minute walk to the festival.
Herne Hill (Thameslink and Southeastern services) and Tulse Hill (London Overground, Thameslink and Southern services) are the nearest rail stations. Herne Hill is only a 1-minute walk and Tulse Hill is a 9-minute walk.
Alternatively, get a train to Denmark Hill (London Overground, Thameslink and Southern services) and walk (about 20 minutes) or take the 68/348 towards Brockwell Park.
Where is the main entrance for Wide Awake?
The main entrance to Wide Awake Festival is located at Brockwell Park, near the Norwood Road entrance.
Where does the queue start?
The queue starts at the main entrance and follows a designated route around the park. There may be different queues for different types of tickets, such as general admission, VIP, fast track, etc. Make sure to follow the signs and instructions from the staff and you’ll get there.
Where is the disabled access entrance?
The disabled access entrance is at Brockwell Park, near the Norwood Road entrance. There will be a signposted accessible route from this entrance to the viewing platform and other facilities.
What time does Wide Awake festival open and close?
The festival gates open at 12:00 pm on Saturday 27 May 2023 and the last entry time is 8:30 pm
Are there lockers or places to store your bag at Wide Awake?
No, there are no lockers or places to store your bag at Wide Awake Festival. The organisers advise you to bring only what you need and keep your valuables with you at all times.
Where is the disabled viewing area at the festival?
There is a viewing platform for disabled customers and their companions near the Main Stage. There is also a viewing area for disabled customers and their companions near the Second Stage. Both areas have limited capacity and are operated on a first come, first served basis.
What about food at Wide Awake Festival?
You have nothing to worry about! The folks from Wide Awake know that a food line-up is as important as the music one and have 30+ vendors. There’s a whole range of food and drink options to choose from. My personal favourites being Oishi Don and Tribeca Deli.