Noisily is about friendship, love, passion, nature and community. It doesn’t take itself too seriously, and neither do the 4,000 people who descend on Leicestershire each July. It’s fun in all its forms, pure and unadulterated. Offering an alternative to mainstream festival culture, an inclusive haven where underground music thrives and self expression flourishes.
Whilst rooted in the electronic music scenes, Noisily is a holistic environment which feeds the mind, body and soul. It’s a celebration of psychedelic art and culture in a society which is increasingly looking within for happiness and fulfilment, and away from material goods and money as the definition of success.
The festival have an amazing, receptive and intelligent community of people who they aim to mobilise through transformational experience and creative expression. By inspiring personal growth and social responsibility via the medium of art, music and healing, the festival hope to empower the individual to affect real positive change in the world.
Music genres: House, Breaks, Techno, Psy/GoaTrance, Electro House
Noisily is an electronic music festival and cover all flavours: Techno, Psytrance, Drum and Bass, Glitch Hop, House, Disco, Desert Techno, Slo Mo and everything in between.
Where is the Festival?
Set in the rolling hills of the Leicestershire countryside, 20 minutes from Market Harborough. Ticket buyers will be sent the postcode with their tickets.
What is the site like?
Noisily is in a beautiful wooded valley, it’s a bit rough around the edges and hilly, which it makes it a little difficult to get around but the festival organisers love it and they think you will too. The festival has constructed lots of roads and more easily accessible areas, which you can find out more about in our accessibility info.
What’s open on Thursday?
The Mind Body Soul area will be open from 4pm, with activities continuing until 10pm and an opening party going on until 4am that night.
(The main arena and stages will open at 12pm on Friday 12th July.)
I have access needs, is the site accessible? Do you offer a free carers ticket?
Yes, the festival have implemented various measures to make the site more accessible, please visit the Accessibility Info Pages on their website for details and how to apply for either free carer ticket or access to the accessible campsite.
Can I stay off site and travel in each day?
Yes, you can – please make sure you read the info pack sent out with your tickets; in it will contain advice about where to park and when you can re-enter. Please note there is no local public transport.
Can I bring my Pet?
Although the festival loves animals as much as anyone, they are not allowed on site. If you have a guide dog, let the festival know on the access application when you apply.
How can I get involved as a volunteer, trader, artist, performer or in the healing area?
Please visit their website.
Can I bring my campervan or live in vehicle?
Yes, you need to purchase an extra pass.
Travelling to/from the festival
WHERE IS NOISILY?
15 minutes / 8 miles drive north of Market Harborough, Leicestershire.
WHAT ARE THE EASIEST AND GREENEST WAYS TO GET TO NOISILY?
Noisily encourages you to ride your bike and we have added a wonderful bike park in the MBS to keep them safe. Please let us know you are coming, the festival might want to speak to you about your trip to the event. Get in touch with them via facebook. Details of where to go when you arrive and where the bike park is will be in the handbook sent out with tickets.
One of the easiest and greenest way to reach the festival is to hop on the train to Market Harborough, which only takes one hour to reach from London Kings Cross. If you are planning on using this train in rush hour it is strongly advisable to book in advance as these fares can shoot up. From Market Harborough, it is a short 15-minute cab journey to the festival site. www.nationalrail.com
Yes, if you are coming by car, then please use our friends over at Go Car Share. If you are a driver, sue this site to fill your car or find a space if you are a passenger without wheels. Using Go CarShare you can make some new friends, save money on petrol and reduce your negative environmental impact all in one. https://gocarshare.com/festival/noisily
How do I get from Market Harborough to the Festival Site?
When you get to the station, you need to jump in a taxi, they are usually waiting outside. There is also a list of numbers on the wall just outside.
Are there any public buses that go past the festival site?
There are no public bus services running to, from or near the site. All public busses and coaches normally drop off to Leicester or sometimes Market Harborough. For info on local busses around the area and to Market Harborough, check out the Arriva Busses Website for timetable details
No, but you can take National Express Coach to Leicester. If you want to travel by coach National Express provide a fairly regular cheap and accessible service from most cities in the UK. For example, travelling from Bristol to Leicester takes between 3 and 4 hours, with a return journey priced from £31.10.
Do you run any Shuttles from Market Harborough?
The festival do not currently have any Noisily Festival Shuttles Planned but they are looking into it. The festival will update their website and FaceBook if they decide to offer any or if they have any further information. A decision will be on this March, 2019.
Do you offer any coach transport?
Currently the festival do not have any coach travel planned but they are looking into it – The festival will update their website and Facebook if they decide to offer any or if they have any further information. A decision will be made on this March, 2019.
I’m driving my car, is there parking or a green tax?
Yes, there is a car park. If you are driving, please register for the GoCat Share scheme. If you bring your car, as in previous years, cars with 2 or fewer people inside will be subject to a compulsory £10 carbon tax payable in cash upon entry to the site. This will go towards the festival's in house tree planting scheme, wherein they invest in saplings and plant them throughout the historic parkland, knowing that in future years they will absorb and offset carbon released into the atmosphere by both the festival itself, and those driving to reach it. If you only have a two-seater vehicle you will still need to pay.
Where is the nearest airport?
The closest airports are Nottingham East Midlands, London Luton and London Stansted, all between 60 and 90 minutes of the festival site by car. Direct trains run from Stansted to Leicester, and Luton Airport Parkway to Market Harborough. For those of you flying to other London airports like City, Gatwick and Heathrow, the best thing to do it hop on a train from London St Pancras and head to Market Harborough from there.
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