Newbury Spring Festival

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Full Festival Diary


Booking Dates   Waiting List   General information
Festival Box Office   Souvenir Programme   Access
Young Festival Critics (15-30 year olds)   Souvenir Programme for Friends   Booking Policies


Booking Dates

Friends Priority booking 10.00am Monday 13 February to Monday 27 February 2017
Pubic booking 10.00am Tuesday 28 February 2017 onwards


Waiting List

In some cases, where concerts sell out, we hold a waiting list for those wishing to be notified in the case of returns. If a concert is sold out, please telephone the Box Office on the number below, who will be happy to add you to the list.


Festival Box Office

Opening Hours Monday
Tuesday to Saturday
10am – 5pm
10am – 6pm
11am – 5pm
In Person & by Post   Box Office,
Corn Exchange,
Market Place,
Newbury RG14 5BD
By Telephone   0845 5218 218 (local rate charges apply)  


Souvenir Programme

The 160-page full-colour Souvenir Programme gives detailed information on each Festival event. It is on sale for £6 at the Box Office and at all venues from the start of the Festival. It can also be ordered in advance with your tickets; a voucher will be printed with your tickets, to be redeemed at your first event.


Souvenir Programme for Friends

Friends of the Festival who book six or more concerts, or tickets to the value of over £175, are entitled to one FREE Souvenir Programme. Please request this at the time of booking.


General information

The Festival reserves the right to change artists or programmes as necessary. The Festival reserves the right to refuse latecomers admission to any performance until a suitable break, or at the first interval. Finishing times of events are approximate and given as a guide only.


Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a paying adult. Pushchairs and prams will not be permitted inside the Corn Exchange auditorium.



Please see the venues individual pages for access details.


Full Wheelchair Access   Hearing Loop   Disabled Parking   Disabled Toilets



Booking Policies

Corn Exchange Booking Charges
All tickets are subject to a £1 booking fee, which is capped at £6 for telephone and postal bookings. No fee is made for tickets booked in person at the Box Office. There is a postage charge of £1.20 on telephone, postal and online bookings.

Standby Tickets
A limited number of unsold tickets for concerts at St Nicolas Church may be available on the night for £5. These are only available on the door and are subject to availability.

All tickets are non-refundable. In the case of a sold out event tickets can be returned to the Box Office for resale; if successfully resold an administration fee of £1 per ticket will be chargeable.

Tickets Advertised as Reserved
Seating plans are available to view online. For events with reserved seating you will be able to select the seat of your choice, when available.

Tickets Advertised as Unreserved
Seats are obtained on a ‘first-come first-served’ basis at the event.

Unpaid Tickets Reserved by Telephone
Corn Exchange tickets will only be held for 3 days or up to 1 hour before the event commences, whichever is the sooner. Other venue tickets will be held for 3 days before being released for resale.

Students and unwaged (Jobseeker’s Allowance) £2 off full ticket price. Accompanied children under 16 half full adult price (except family events where children’s ticket prices are shown). Wheelchair users and the visually impaired receive a free companion ticket.

Group Discount
10% discount will be given to groups of 10 or more. Group bookings should be made 24 hours or more in advance.

Your Details
Your details will be available to Newbury Spring Festival and the Corn Exchange Newbury only, and will not be shared with third parties.