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On 15 Feb 2013 at 11:50am Hardy Northern Lass wrote:
I dont want to risk the ire of the good people of Lewes, but I will be coming to see Mumford and co. in your fine small towm this summer and was looking for somewhere i could park my campervan for the two nghts without upsetting anyone.
Tickets to the campsite have already sold out and vehicles are not allowed on the site anyway. So if anyone has any suggestions please let me know - offers of driveways or roads outside houses would be kindly accepted in return for special treats from yorkshire. (there's only me and the hubby- very clean and tidy and quiet -you'd wouldn't know we'd been there after we've gone)
Look forward to hearing form you all
On 15 Feb 2013 at 12:10pm Webbo wrote:
Sold out eh, hmmmm
Anyone got a field close to town?
Cliffe Bonfire have a field down there somewhere maybe they could set up an auxiliary campsite and bar and make a few bob for the coffers.
On 15 Feb 2013 at 2:11pm brixtonbelle wrote:
I would try Spring Barn Farm campsite - very close by - about a mile walk across field from the festival site. Lovely position at foot of Downs.
On 15 Feb 2013 at 3:11pm Don't tell em pike wrote:
There is a travellers site within spitting distance cost our fine council a million quid nearly always empty all. Facilities ,
On 15 Feb 2013 at 3:19pm Hardy northern lass wrote:
Thanks for tip belle, unfortunately spring barn is tents only
On 15 Feb 2013 at 3:41pm B&B landlady wrote:
I was booked on the first day the event was announced - the people who waited until they'd bought tickets are desperately seeking places to stay and I'm sure everywhere in town is booked. I've been referring campers to Spring Barn as well, so I wonder if they're full too.

I think it's a great idea to rent out fields and make a few bob - how about the Rugby club, for instance? They've got fields for tents and hard standing for caravans - and they've got showers and a bar and everything else your festival goer wants!
On 15 Feb 2013 at 11:53pm Bruciare il Papa wrote:
Cliffe Bonfire own a field virtually next door to the site so worthwhile asking them. If free parking required in the town, try the Malling estate as it is about the only place not under NCP control (or subject to vandalism). Search for Queens Road, Lewes.
On 16 Feb 2013 at 12:29am jo wrote:
just watch this space more camping may come up !
On 16 Feb 2013 at 3:27am Gemma Holland wrote:
You could try Plumpton Racecourse or the college they both have plenty of space and get the train directly into town
On 16 Feb 2013 at 9:43am Guido wrote:
Brucaire, obviously not familiar with Lewes as parking in Queens road isn't that easy at the best of times.
On 16 Feb 2013 at 10:17am Lewes30 wrote:
Brucaire, I'm guessing you don't live in malling, as guido said there's hardly any parking in queens road, or the whole estate for that matter, just because its free to park up here doesn't mean it's open to everyone.
On 16 Feb 2013 at 11:10am Feline wrote:
Hardy Northern Lass - if you're still looking we have a driveway you can park in in return for some vegetarian Yorkshire treats - oatcakes particularly welcome!
On 16 Feb 2013 at 4:30pm Hardy Northern Lass wrote:
Hi Feline,
Thanks. That would be really kind of you. Would you mind sending me an email so we can sort out the details - Kannie_38@hotmail.com. I'm sure we can find you plenty of yummy veggie trreats.
Thanks to everyone else who replied with suggestions.
On 17 Feb 2013 at 12:49pm just outside lewes wrote:
Does anyone know if The Union Music Store still have tickets available?
On 18 Feb 2013 at 6:58pm Local wrote:
Just a thought - Union Music Store might know...
On 18 Feb 2013 at 11:48pm Just_Sarah wrote:
Are they really selling 20, 000 tickets. Has anyone considered how much poo that will produce over two days? Yuk......

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