Bowood House Arrival & Security

Classic Ibiza Bowood | Friday 19th & Saturday 20th July 2024

We can't wait to welcome you to our Bowood House events! Before we do so, here's a rundown on everything you need to know in advance. 

Further information can be found within the Bowood section of our website. This includes our Travel & ParkingFood & Drink and FAQs

Any major updates will be published on this page, as well as our Facebook event pages. Please keep your eye on these if you have any concerns.


Packing for Classic Ibiza

If you are bringing your own picnic, please read the following information carefully:

  • You can bring your own alcohol, choosing from one of the following quantity restrictions per adult:
    • 75cl bottle of wine
    • 4 cans/bottles of beer or cider
    • 4 cans of sealed pre-mixed spirits
  • Wine boxes are allowed if allocated across your party to the limits above.
  • Neat spirits will not be permitted.
  • All drinks bought onto site must be sealed, so anyone drinking in the queues will need to finish their drinks before going through bag checks.
  • Refillable water bottles must be emptied.
  • All bags will be searched, and excess quantities of alcohol will be confiscated.
  • Naked flames (flaming torches, barbecues and candles) are not permitted, although tea lights in enclosed lanterns are fine.
  • Fireworks, sparklers and Chinese lanterns are not permitted.
  • Knives and corkscrews are not permitted - only domestic plastic or wooden knives will be allowed.
  • You will be issued with a litter bag as you enter the concert site. Please help us to reduce waste by taking your litter home with you and recycling as much as you can.

Further information is available on our FAQs page.


Full list of prohibited items:

  • Drones or professional camera equipment 
  • Naked flames or private barbecues 
  • Neat spirits 
  • Pets (with the exception of assistance dogs) 
  • Corkscrew or knives (only plastic or wooden domestic ones permitted)
  • Fireworks, sparklers or Chinese lanterns 
  • Recreational drugs – search dogs will be in operation throughout the night
  • Gazebos – only child pop-ups (up to 1.2m high) or umbrellas (excluding oversized or fishing umbrellas) are allowed but must not impede anyone’s view behind you


Security Information

Keeping our concert a safe and happy place is incredibly important to us. Please show your cooperation by familiarising and preparing yourselves for the following safety measures:

  • Our door supervisors will be carrying out bag checks as you enter the concert site which will include pat-downs and metal detection wands. We encourage you to travel as light as possible to avoid delays.
  • There will be random customer checks.
  • Specialist search dogs will be in operation throughout the bag search process.
  • The concert site is strictly out of bounds for any vehicle. Under no circumstances attempt to drive your car onto the concert site before or after the concert.
  • Food & Drink cannot be taken into the dance circle. Please leave any containers within your social space.


Getting to Bowood House

  • Parking is free and does not require advance booking. If you are a designated driver for the night, you can claim a free San Miguel 00 are the bar. 
  • Bowood is clearly sign-posted from all routes. Look out for the yellow signs as you get closer to the event which state “Classic Ibiza”.
  • There are two entrances into the estate:
    • Gate 1 – Studley Gate: Taxis, pick up and drop off & coaches – SN11 9NQ (what3words///wacky.admire.spurted)
    • Gate 2 – Pillars Lodge: Public car parking – SN11 ONA (what3words ///upwardly.mavericks.hero)
  • You can arrive on foot, please use the Studley Gate entrance. There is a walking route through the woodland park, which will be signed. 
  • For the safety of our audience, we will not be allowing guests to leave on foot - stewards will be on duty to prevent this.

The below map will help you:

Taxis

If you are coming/going by taxi, please make sure you have booked before you leave home with the following information:

  • Venue postcode: SN11 9NQ (what3words /// wacky.admire.spurted)
  • Your pick and drop off point will be within the park, the route will be clearly sign posted. Please do not allow your taxi driver to drop you off on the surrounding roads - they are high-speed and dangerous.
  • At the end of the night your taxi will be parked in a numbered row in the same area that they dropped you off. Please speak to your driver at the end of the concert to find out which row the vehicle is parked in – this will help us and you to find your taxi.


At The Ticket Gates

  • Your tickets will be checked on foot at the ticket gate. This is the same for any transport method.
  • Please download or print your ticket in advance - issues in locating or downloading tickets at the gate aren’t fun for anybody!
  • Your bags will be searched – prohibitive items will be taken/confiscated and you could be refused entry in some cases.
  • Search dogs will be in operation. Anyone attempting to enter the site with illegal substances will be refused entry.
  • Child wristbands are available. If you are attending with under-18s, please write your telephone number on a wristband to ensure you can be easily reunited in the unlikely event of becoming separated.
  • The gates close at 8:30pm. Anyone trying to enter the concert site past this time will be refused entry.


Timings

  • 5.30 pm – Car Parks and Gates open with chill out DJ set
  • 6.30 pm – Latin House DJ Set with Jose Luis
  • 8.00 pm – San Miguel Sundowner Set with the Urban Soul Orchestra
  • 8.30 pm – Last entry
  • 9.00 pm – Deep House DJ Set 
  • 9.30 pm – Dance Set with the Urban Soul Orchestra
  • 11.00 pm – Concert finishes


The Concert Site

  • The site is divided into ‘social squares’, walkways and the dance circle. Please read the following information if you are not familiar:
  • Social squares are selected on arrival – each accommodates up to 8 people (larger groups can select adjacent spaces).
  • The social squares are divided into colour-coded zones, denoted by flags. 
  • Walkways are marked by festoon lighting. Please keep them free of obstructions.
  • The dance circle is standing only and located directly in front of the stage. Food & drink cannot be taken into this area to protect the musicians.
  • There are two banks of toilets, on both sides of the concert site. 


Charity partner

Classic Ibiza at Bowood House is proud to be supporting The JGM Trust Fund. There will be various fundraising initiatives taking place on the evening, including a £2.50 donation from every programme sold, a recommended £5 donation from press and guest-list entries, as well as collection points at all entry and exit gates. 


Facilities On Site

Please bring cash with you as not all of the retail outlets will be able to take card on the evening.

Classic Ibiza Shop
Selling a range of merchandise that includes a range of clothing, accessories, and souvenirs.

Classic Ibiza Bar
Stocked with a range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. This includes beers, wines, spirits, soft drinks and cocktails. 

If you are a designated driver for the night, all you need to do is present your car keys to a member of the bar team to redeem a free San Miguel 00. 

Catering Village
A full list of street food vendors can be found on our Food & Drink page.

Glitter artist
Crazy cheeks will be on-site providing all the sparkles you need.

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