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Forest Row Festival



Forest Row is a very special village in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, East Sussex. Every year the village opens it's doors to an amazing programme of music, theatre, talks, storytelling, art, crafts, and a host of other events.

The festival is free to attend, supported by the local community, independent sponsors, and an army of volunteers. A donation would be very much appreciated however, suggested is £20 per adult which helps to cover costs and ensure the festival's ongoing success.

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Forest Row Festival 2023


Forest Row Festival is free to attend. A suggested donation of £20 per adult is suggested, this goes towards covering costs and ensuring the festivals ongoing success.


Forest Row Festival does not provide any camping facilities. You will need to arrange your own accommodation. There are a couple of hotels in the village, Brambletye Hotel and Chequers Inn, beautiful Airbnb's, and independent campsites within a few miles.


Forest Row is nestled within the heart of the Ashdown Forest, East Sussex.

Forest Row Festival Location Map


The central area of the Forest Row Festival takes place on the village green. There are a host of events that take place all over the village, each with their own access provisions. Efforts are made to make the festival accessible to all, there are many volunteers who would be happy to help. Please contact the Festival with any queries or concerns.