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Tower of London
7 - 9 September 2018

FAQ's

We're here to help - take a look at some of our most frequently asked questions about the Tower of London Food Festival...

What are the opening and closing times for the Festival?accordian title

Friday 7 September: 10am – 7pm
Saturday 8 September: 10am – 6pm
Sunday 9 September: 10am – 5.30pm

How much are tickets for the Tower of London Food Festival?accordian title

Standard Adult advance tickets are £18 (£20 Sat). For full ticket prices, please click here to see ticket information. All tickets include free entry to the Tower of London, unless otherwise stated. 

Prices detailed are subject to change.

I have lost my tickets - what do I do?accordian title

You can contact The Ticket Factory by filling in the form here or by calling them on 0333 300 3010. Please have ready the email address or name you booked under or your order number if you have it.

What is the fulfilment fee and when does it apply?accordian title

The £2.50 fulfilment fee is charged per order, not related to the number of tickets purchased. Fulfilment fees are not applicable to orders of only additional ‘add-ons’, such as theatre sessions added to your booking at a later date.

The fulfilment fee contributes to the cost of delivering the tickets, whether it is through the post, electronically or collecting at the venue. The fulfilment fee also contributes to other operational costs and overheads associated with ticket fulfilment e.g. ticket stock administration and inventory control, ticket stock/stationery, collection facilities and postage and/or packaging costs.

Do you have special rates for children?accordian title

Children aged 0-4 are free every day but should sit on an adult’s lap in The Kitchen theatre, if a seat is required then please purchase in advance or from the Customer Services Tent on the day. Children aged 5-16 are charged at the child rate (£10.75). Please click here for all ticket prices.

Family tickets are available for up to 2 adults and 3 children.

Is there an age limit to enter the Festival?accordian title

Under 18s are admitted to the Festival, accompanied by an adult. In accordance with the law, visitors aged under 18 are not permitted to purchase/sample alcoholic drink products or knives. It is the attending adult’s responsibility to ensure visitors aged under 18 are aware and comply with these laws for the duration of their visit to the Festival.

Does my ticket include a seat in the The Kitchen?accordian title

Seats in The Kitchen are not included with entry tickets. See celebrity chefs cooking live on stage for just £4 with some sessions available for free - simply add to your booking at the end of the booking process. If you already have entry tickets and want to add The Kitchen tickets, then click on the link here. (Theatre tickets will cost more on the day so book before 23 August to secure your theatre seat for the online advance price).

If I am a disabled visitor or need special assistance in The Kitchen, how can I get in touch? accordian title

Reserved seating is available for disabled visitors or visitors with special requirements. Visitors should book these theatre seats by calling the Box Office to ensure the best possible seating arrangements. Please call the Box Office and explain you require disabled or special assistance seating and they will be able to ensure this is arranged. The Ticket Factory can be contacted on 0800 640 5001 - lines are open from 9am to 7pm Monday - Friday & 9am to 5pm weekends & Bank Holidays.

Can I book more than one Kitchen seat? accordian title

Prior to the Festival you are only able to book one seat in The Kitchen, however when arriving at the Festival please ask at the Customer Service Tent about last minute availability - tickets are £5 on the day so book in advance to secure a seat and get the best price!

I am registered disabled, do I get a concessionary ticket?accordian title

Any visitor who is registered disabled is able to claim a free ticket for a carer to accompany them to the Festival. If you call the Box Office on 0800 640 5001, this can be arranged for you. Unfortunately you are unable to do this online.

When will my tickets arrive?accordian title

If you selected a print at home ticket you should receive these by email straight away. If you opt for tickets to be sent by post, they should arrive no later than 2 weeks before the Festival. If you book within 1 week of the Festival, you must select Print at Home tickets.

If you haven't recieved your tickets, please contact The Ticket Factory by filling in the form here or by calling them on 0333 300 3010. Please have ready the email address or name you booked under or your order number if you have it.

Are there any discounts on group bookings?accordian title

Available for groups of 15 or more. Please book direct with the Tower or call 020 3166 6000 (from UK).

Can I bring a school group?accordian title

School groups are not permitted at the Festival, on any day. Please note, if group tickets are purchased for a school they will be turned away on arrival at the Festival.

Can I purchase tickets on the day?accordian title

Yes, tickets are available on the door, but do cost more than advance tickets. To avoid disappointment and to get the best choice of seats in The Kitchen, book in advance – and it’s cheaper!  Kitchen seats are subject to availability on the day. Click here to book your festival tickets.

Are there cash machines on site?accordian title

There are no cash machines on site. Some producers don’t accept cards, so be sure to bring enough cash with you!

How do I get there?accordian title

For information on how to get to the Tower of London, please click here.

Is there parking?accordian title

There is no parking at the Tower of London. The nearest coach and car park is situated on Lower Thames Street and is a 2 minute walk to the main entrance.

The car park has both a lift and stairs. Pedestrian walkways are clearly marked and show the direction of exit to the Tower of London and pay machines.

Disabled provision: there are several clearly marked bays.

Car and coach parking:

The closest car and coach park is managed by Apcoa Parking UK Ltd.

For up-to-date pricing information and car park opening and closing times please contact the City of London Corporation on 020 7332 1548 or email car.parks@cityoflondon.gov.uk

Is there a crèche facility?accordian title

There is no crèche facility at the Festival.

Is there wheelchair hire available?accordian title

Unfortunately wheelchair hire is not available.

The event takes place on the grass in the dry moat at the Tower of London. If you are a wheelchair user, please make yourself known to the stewards on arrival who will bring you through to the Festival through the Middle Tower. 

Which celebrities will be at Feast this year?accordian title

Click here to see the list of chefs and experts currently confirmed.

How do I get a Showguide?accordian title

Showguides are available on the day only, and are free of charge.

Are dogs permitted to the Festival? accordian title

Unfortunately dogs are not permitted to the Festival, with the exception of Guide or Assistance Dogs. Please let us know in advance if you wish to bring a guide dog with you so we can make sure your animal is catered for.

Can I bring my own book to get it signed by the chefs?accordian title

We highly advise you purchase your books onsite at the event to ensure they get signed.

Are buggies and push chairs allowed at this event?accordian title

Yes they are allowed in the moat for this event, however please note parts of the Tower are not pushchair friendly due to the cobbled ground.

Can I bring my own food and drink to the Festival?accordian title

Yes you can bring your own food and drink to the Festival, however there are many stalls and vendors we would love you to try instead!

I would like to give feedback to HRP Food Festivals, where do I do this?accordian title

Please email all feedback to hrpfoodfestivals@riverstreetevents.co.uk

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