Bloodstock Festival, view of the stage at night, flames and lights with crowd in silhouette.




Bloodstock Open Air Festival stands as the UK's premier independent metal festival, boasting over two decades of history rooted in community, inclusivity, and acceptance. The festival showcases a diverse array of metal talent across its stages. The Ronnie James Dio and Sophie Lancaster stages pay tribute to iconic figures in the metal community, while the New Blood stage is dedicated to elevating the next generation of metal artists, offering newcomers and self-signed acts a platform to expand their audience. Bloodstock not only celebrates the rich tapestry of alternative music but also emphasizes a zero-tolerance policy for harassment. As proud members of the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF), Bloodstock is committed to the 'Safer Spaces at Festivals' campaign, ensuring a safe and inclusive environment for all attendees.

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Bloodstock Open Air 2024 - Official Metal Festival Trailer


Tickets to Bloodstock can be purchased via the official Bloodstock Tickets Page (Seetickets).

Options include:

(Child = 4 - 11 years old. Children under 4 go free. All children must be accompanied by parent or guardian over the age of 18 at all times.)

  • Standard Weekend + Camping
  • Child Weekend
  • Friday - Day ticket
  • Saturday - Day ticket
  • Sunday - Day ticket
  • Child Friday - Day ticket
  • Child Saturday - Day ticket
  • Child Sunday - Day ticket

Parking / Campervan:

  • Parking - Day
  • Parking Weekend
  • Campervan

Extras include:

  • Pre-pitched tents, check out Tangerine Fields
  • VIP Patch Of Grass (pitch your tent near your car. For 1 person, you'll need to upgrade for each person as well as child VIP.)
  • VIP Ready Pitch Tent (bring your own sleeping bag)
  • VIP Pods and Pads, check out


Bloodstock is a camping festival, please bring your own equipment.

There are seven standard campsites at the event. RAGNAROK is the quiet campsite, suitable for families and those seeking peace after midnight. Designated barbecue areas are available in each main campsite. Attendees shouldn't bring oversized tents for small groups. Check out camping info.

Glamping options are available, see for options.

There are also pre-pitched tents available, check out Tangerine Fields.


Bloodstock Festival takes place at Catton Park, Walton-On-Trent, Derbyshire, DE12 8LN.

Bloodstock Festival Location Map


Bloodstock is committed to making their festival accessible for all. For full and detailed Accessibility and ticketing information, please visit the Accessibility Section on the info page.

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