The Great Escape Tickets

Thursday 9th - Saturday 11th May 2019

Various in Brighton

Minimum age: 16

No tickets available at present for The Great Escape through Skiddle.

Wristband Exchange Times

Wednesday 8th May – 17:00 – 21:00
Thursday 9th May – 10:00 – 21:00
Friday 10th May – 10:00 – 21:00
Saturday 11th May – 10:00 – 20:00

Disclaimer for Young Adult Tickets

This event is 16 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 16 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund

This ticket allows access for those aged 16 and 17 to specified core TGE festival venues (due to licensing restrictions) over the three days of the festival, subject to each venues capacity. A Young Adults ticket does not allow access to The Spotlight Show. Line up subject to change

Venues open for Young Adult ticket holders until 10:30pm each day will be announced early 2019.



Q. What are the festival dates for 2019?
A. The Great Escape will take place from 9th – 11th May 2019


Q. When is the line up announced for 2019?
A. The line up is announced in stages between Sept 2018 – April 2019. 

Q. I only want to see one of the artists on the line up. Do you sell separate tickets?
A. The only standalone tickets are for the Spotlight Show. To access all other artists playing TGE you need to purchase a festival ticket

Q. How do I find out the festival schedule?
A. One month prior to TGE we shall release the full festival schedule.


Q. What does a festival ticket get you?
A. A festival ticket gets you access to all core programme artists, subject to each venue’s capacity. Access to our Spotlight Show is via a separate ticket only.

Q. Can I buy a single day ticket for TGE?
A. Single day and 2 day tickets (Friday & Saturday)tickets will go on sale 27th February 2019.

Q. When will my ticket be sent to me?
A. Tickets will typically be dispatched 2-3 weeks prior to the festival. If you haven’t received your ticket by this time please contact the ticket agent that you booked through. You can find the customer service details of our main ticket agents on our ticket info page.

Q. Do I need to print my electronic ticket?
A. No, you can show electronic tickets on your phone at wristband exchange

Q. I booked my festival ticket on somebody else’s credit card / I booked tickets for somebody else who won’t have my credit card to collect the tickets. How can tickets be collected on site?
A. If you have arranged for your tickets to be posted to you just bring your ticket to wristband exchange during opening hours and we will exchange your ticket for a wristband. If you have arranged to collect your tickets on site please bring with you a letter from the card owner giving permission for you to collect the tickets. The letter needs to state the name of the person collecting the tickets and the last 4 digits of the credit or debit card used to make the ticket booking.

Q. I think I gave the wrong delivery address when I booked my ticket. What should I do?
A. Please contact the ticket agent that you booked your tickets with. They will be able to assist you with updating your info on their records.

Q. Do I have to be 18 or over to attend TGE?
A. No, if you are aged below 18 please purchase a Young adults ticket which allows access for 16-17 year olds to a good percentage of our venues. Young Adults tickets are now on sale.

Q. I can no longer attend TGE. Can I get a refund?
A. All ticket purchases are non-refundable.


Q. Why don’t I have the option to get a camping ticket when I try and buy a weekend ticket?
A. The Great Escape is a non-camping festival set in Brighton city centre.


Q. Where can I park my car?
A. Brighton council have some information on parking in Brighton on their website.

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