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Sundown Festival 2017, Norwich: Headliners, tickets, transport and timings- everything you need to know

PUBLISHED: 10:42 01 September 2017 | UPDATED: 16:29 01 September 2017

The Sundown Festival in Norwich. Picture: LEE BLANCHFLOWER

The Sundown Festival in Norwich. Picture: LEE BLANCHFLOWER

Lee Blanchflower

Sundown returns to the Norfolk Showground for its fifth year this weekend with a line-up bigger and better than ever.

And with a few tickets still available here, we have everything you need to know about the music festival.

Line up and timings

Friday

Castle Stage: Sebadee 3.30pm-4.30pm, Mediate 4.30pm-5.30pm, Harry Pearce 5.30pm-6.30pm, Artful Dodger 6.30pm-7.30pm, Shapes 7.30pm-9pm, Giggs 9pm-9.30pm, Jaguar Skills 9.30pm-11pm

Mystree Stage: Will Momentum 2pm-3pm, Coopa/Mediate 3pm-4pm, Callum Bishop 4pm-5pm, Harry Pearce 5pm-6pm, John Jones 6pm-7pm, Jess Bays 7pm-8.30pm, Gotsome 8.30pm-9.30pm, Sam Divine 9.30pm-11pm

Saturday

Main Stage: John Galea 1.05pm-1.25pm, Franko Fraize 1.35pm-1.55pm, Tom Grennan 2.15pm-2.35pm, Raye 2.55-3.15pm, Mistajam 3.40pm-4.25pm, AJ Tracey 4.45pm-5.05pm, Kurupt FM 5.25pm-6.10pm, Wiley 6.35pm-7.20pm, Rag’N’Bone Man 7.50pm-8.50pm, Craig David 9.30pm-10.30pm

Castle Stage: Low Steppa 1pm-2.30pm, Mak a& Pasteman 2.30pm-4pm, DJ SKT 4pm-5.30pm, Camelphat 5.30pm-7pm, Disciples 7pm-8.30pm, Hannah wants 8.30pm-10pm

Nest Stage: 1991 2.30pm-3.30pm. Skepsis 3.30pm-5pm, Logan Sama 5pm-6pm, Chris Lorenzo vs DJ Zinc 6pm-7.30pm, P Money 7.30pm-8pm, TQD 8pm-9pm, Noisia 9pm-10pm

Mystree Stage: T> & Upgrade 1pm-3pm, Slipz & Champion 3pm-4pm, Natty Dubz Showcase 4pm-6pm, Hatcha 6pm-7pm, Limited 7pm-8pm, Saxon 8pm-9pm, Funtcase 9pm-10pm

Sunday

Main Stage: Loop 1pm-1.20pm, Starley 1.35pm-1.55pm, Zak Abel 2.10pm-2.30pm, Youngr 2.50pm-3.15pm, Stefflon Don 3.30pm-4pm, Jonas Blue 4.20pm-4.50pm, Louisa Johnson 5.15pm-5.55pm, John Newman 6.20pm-7.20pm, You Me At Six 7.50pm-8.50pm, Pendulum 9.30pm-10.30pm.

Castle Stage: Oblivion 1pm-2.30pm. T>I 2.30pm-4pm, Etherwood & MC Wrec 4pm-5pm, SPY & MC Wrec 5pm-6pm, Fred V & Grafix with MC Carasel 6pm-7pm, Metrik & MC Carasel 7pm-8pm, DJ Marky and MC Dynamite 8pm-9pm, Camo & Krooked with MC Dynamite 9pm-10pm.

Nest Stage: Jacky 1pm-2.30pm, Sidney Charles 2.30pm-4pm, Deetron 4pm-5pm, Solardo 5.30pm-7pm, Skream 7pm-8.30pm, Artwork 8.30pm-10pm

Mystree Stage: Niko/9trane 1pm-2pm, Get One/Havez 2pm-3pm, Levi Fruits 3pm-4pm, KT Maxx 4pm-5pm, Jives 5pm-6pm, Shane Kehoe 6pm-7pm, Curtis Marshall 7pm-8pm, Mediate 8pm-9pm, Groove District 9pm-10pm.

Camping

The Friday night opening parties are exclusive to campers, with artists like Giggs and Sam Divine headlining the Castle Stage and the Mystree area. Opening earlier than ever before, campers can arrive from 11am on the Friday and can have an extra day at Sundown to get their bearings. The new Mystree area being open on Friday means there are two stages with performances on the opening night. On Saturday night there will be a party not open to any day ticket holders. Also available to campers is a supermarket, a Club Class Pamper area to get your festival glam on and of course glamping provided by ZooBells, with a classic Bell tent for 1-3 people being £320.

Tickets

Weekend Camping: £115 (Three day festival pass with opening and Saturday campers party access).

Weekend ticket: £82 (Saturday and Sunday festival pass without camping).

Saturday or Sunday day ticket: £43.50 (either Saturday or Sunday only festival pass, no camping).

Go VIP: £40 (Backstage VIP area, dedicated toilets, acoustic stage, fast track entry etc).

Weekend Camping – Two instalment plan: £57.50 x2 (Pay one instalment now and on August 23).

Times

The festival opens at 11am on Friday to camping tickets to ticket holders The arena gates open for the campers at 2pm.

On Saturday and Sunday, the festival is open from 12 noon, when the arena gates open and closes at 10.30pm. Each day, the Box Office opens at 9am and on Friday it closes at 9pm, 8pm on Saturday and 7.30pm on Sunday.

Location

Norfolk Showground, Norwich, Norfolk, NR5 0TT, UK

Transport

By Car: Put in NR5 0TP into a Sat Nav.

From the North: The Sundown Festival site is located just off the A47, Norwich Southern Bypass at the A1074 junction. From there, follow clearly marked signs for the festival.

From the South: When travelling to Norwich from London on the A11 or from Ipswich on the A140, take the A47 bypass westwards and follow the signs for Sundown.

By Train: Just 5 miles from the showground, Norwich Railway Station is the most accessible station. From there, frequent shuttle buses will run, operated by First Bus (see below).

By Bus: Visit the First Eastern Counties Buses website to find a shuttle bus from you location which will take you straight to the festival.

By Coach: If you have purchased a Ticket + Coach, Big Green Coach will take you to the centre of the showground. All coaches arrive on the Friday and return on Monday 5th September. They leave from Cambridge, Chelmsford, Colchester, Kings Lynn, London and Peterborough.

Miscellaneous

This year marks the opening of the new Mystree Area, the launch of the Tropical Tea Party.

Car parking is £10 a day or £20 for the weekend if a camping or weekend ticket has been purchased. Pay on arrival but it is limited and operates on a first come, first served basis. No campervans, motorhomes or caravans are permitted

What is provided: Toilets, ATM cash machines and accessible areas including a viewing platform and accessible toilets.

Extras to pay for: A Festival Lanyard is £5 which has stage times and guide. Festival lockers are £10 a day or £25 for the weekend. Reserve a phone charger now for an advance price of £14.95. Club Class Pamper area is £25 for the weekend includes luxury showers and toilets and a pamper area with free ghd’s, hair dryers and mirrors.

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