Please check back here later in the year to find out more about tickets and programmes for the next festival.
Thank you to the outlets that sold tickets and programmes for us in 2012:
Hitchin: Harvest Moon, Merryfields Newsagents, Hitchin Initiative, Club 85 and The Victoria Pub
Letchworth: David’s Music
Stevenage Old Town: Coda Music
And online with Gigantic.
We strongly suggest buying tickets in advance - we have a box office on site for 'on the day' tickets (while stocks last) and advance ticket holders will be able to avoid this and go straight to the ticket gate.
The daily ticket prices for the 2012 festival were as follows:
Adults £10 Youth (6-17) £5 5 and unders FREE
Anyone attending Rhythms of the World who receives Disability Living Allowance or is a Blue Badge holder can bring a friend or carer with them for free.
Ticket Terms and Conditions
- The ticket does not entitle you to readmission to the site
- In the interests of safety, NO GLASS will be allowed on site. This includes perfume bottles and make up in glass containers.
- Only the equivalent of 750ml of wine (in a plastic container) or four normal sized cans of STANDARD strength beer or cider onto the Festival site. Spirits cannot be brought on site as no glass is allowed, however you can bring in 4 cans of pre-mixed spirts eg., Gordon's Gin & Tonic but NO home mixed spirits please.
- Bag checks will be in operation. Alcohol in excess of the limit per adult or pre mixed drinks believed to contain alcohol will be confiscated
- BBQs or any other item with an open flame (e.g. candles, gas lamps) will not be permitted on the site
- Fireworks, smoke canisters, offensive weapons or other similar articles are not permitted on the site. Any person found in possession of such articles will be refused entry or ejected.
- There is a strict Challenge 25 policy at the festival.
- Persons will not be admitted if, in the opinion of Security, they are under the influence of alcohol or an illegal substance
- ROTW reserves the right to carry out bag searches and to refuse admission in reasonable circumstances
- Any person found to be behaving in a manner deemed unsociable or potentially dangerous will be ejected from the site without refund
- Strictly no camping
- Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
- With the exception of guide dogs, no animals are permitted on the site
- Ticket holders consent to the filming, photographing and sound recording of themselves as members of the audience
- ROTW reserves the right to make any alteration to the advertised details for the performances
- There is every likelihood that the performance volume will exceed 96dB in some areas of the site
- The ticket will not be exchanged or refunded unless the event is cancelled
- The event takes place on a green field and the ground may be uneven. There will be temporary roads and ramps. Please take care when walking across the site, and on and off the roads and ramps.
- Take personal responsibility for your rubbish
- Respect the town of Hitchin for hosting the event - leave the site quietly and dispose of all your rubbish at the gates
If you’ve a specific query about tickets which is not already covered here, please email us (remember, we’re all volunteers and may not be able to respond to your message straight away).