by Festival Flyer

Latest update from Shambala Festival

Today is International Women’s Day – which seemed an appropriate time to announce some of our brand new facilities for 2018…

PERIODS. They happen. Hundreds of you get yours when you’re at the festival. We’ve been there and it can really suck – which is why we’ve developed a brand new, dedicated space: The Red Sea Travel Agency, to assist you with your ‘monthly trip.’ Puns aside, this is a calm and comfy chill out space with dedicated toilets, hot water for your moon cup and hot water bottles for those that just need to take some time out. This is also an details hub for those that want to find out more about ditching plastics from their periods. It will also play host to talks around menstrual health, feminine folklore and more.

We’ve seen a real uplift in requests for these, so this year, we’re making it happen. If you’ve ever cursed your lack of appendage, when comparing the toilet cubicle queues with the speedy in-and-out of the urinals, then visit the dedicated female version in the main arena.

We love that so many of you bring your littlest ones along to Shambala. We also know that, no matter how prepared you are, navigating a festival is much trickier when you’ve got to consider breast feeding, nappy changing and nap time. This year, we’ve got a dedicated space in the thick of it, for parents and babies to seek sanctuary. Look for the giant breast, it’s going to be quite hard to miss…

This isn’t a new one, but we remain signed up to the Association of Independent Festivals’ Charter of Best Practice for Sexual Assault at Festivals. Shambala has a zero tolerance policy towards sexual assault (defined as ‘any unwanted sexual act or activity’). We take a victim led approach and promise to always respond to reports of harassment or sexual violence from a place of belief – with support services available on site. Sexual assault or harassment can happen to anybody, of any gender – and is unacceptable. We encourage all attendees, staff, performers and volunteers to not be a bystander to any sexual violence or intimidation they may witness – if you see it, report it.

Happy International Women’s Day, you beauties! x

Shambala Festival


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23 hours ago

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This has never happened in January before, but we can now confirm that all tickets for Shambala Festival 2020 have now been snapped up. Shambalans, we can’t thank you enough for your support - we’re so excited to celebrate 20 years of adventures in utopia with you this August.

If you didn’t manage to nab a ticket, we recommend keeping a very beady eye on our ticket page, as we do offer refunds up to 4 weeks before the festival. We do not operate a waiting list and any returned tickets are popped back on sale automatically by The Ticket Sellers so it’s a case of checking regularly and moving quick if you see one appear.

Please do NOT risk buying from strangers or third party sites. Sadly, every year scammers operate - do not be tempted to buy tickets from anybody you don’t know. Remember that tickets bought from anywhere apart from our website or (our ONLY valid ticket agent) may not be valid for entry. We’ve seen Shambala tickets popping up on various ticket tout sites – not only are they on offer at hugely inflated prices, if they don't match your ID on arrival you are highly likely to be turned away at the gate and considerably out of pocket – don’t risk it!

Big love x

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Psssst! 2 Shambala tickets up for grabs! Fill in this quick survey about Shambala/festivals in general, from our pals at the Association of Independent Festivals before the end of Feb and you could win 2 tickets to Shambala 2020 (just select Shambala from the dropdown in question 1 and remember to leave your contact details when asked, if you'd like to enter the competition)

Bloody hell, that's a bit quick innit. X

Adam Perona-Wright one day with Leni 🙂 x

Abi Bowsh Er Charlotte V Mandela I spy you guys in this vid! Looking smiley smiley 💙💙

Stephanie Vasey here is the link as even the cycling ones gone now.


Hi. Once I've paid off all of my instalments will I be able to get a refund on my ticket?

When are themes up please?

Brilliant, why not have a free shambala party to celebrate at Easter, please 🙂

Emily Blablably Rachel LH Lily Anne 🙌🙌🙌❤️

Got ours 😎

Wowzers. Beautiful work X

Zak Cupitt why didnt you get one!?!?! 💔


Rose Marsden !!!

Eva Whittaker Paulette Woodward

Nima Lajevardi

Rebecca Notté 😪

Next year

Can't wait to see everyone! 💕❇️💥🥂💦🤩🤪

Wonderful ❤


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4 days ago

Shambala Festival

We're in need of talented artists to bring our green fields to life and transform our site with a whirl of colours.

Send us some examples of your work and ideas you have for murals at Shambala 2020. Odes to the past 20 years, vibrant fabulations of what's to come, or simply killer motifs - all welcome!

Applications will close 28th February 2020. Apply within -

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Laura Jane Jones

Michelle Harrison

Nina Raines Collab????? Seriously can we

Adelle Gough you should totally do this!

Richy Alexander

Phoebe Beckett

Rebecca Jo Lesley xx

Hatter Tatter xx

Ailsa Yexley xx

Rachel let's collab

Dan Roberson

George Nicholas


Laura Bawcutt Adam Clarke would be good at this

Pea Jayne Restall mama

Eoin McGinn

Lily Brett

Luke Cornish

Becky Boo x

Glen Keep

Montgomery Bumcivilian

Michael Mowgli Martindale

Nancy Fallows mural take 2?

Balla Jaazz

Clare Schild

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6 days ago

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In the cold January drizzle, we're dreaming of Summer and all of your beautiful faces. Luckily the very talented Guy Reece of Striking Faces did an amazing job of capturing you all last year 😍can you spot yourself? ...

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Mia Violet.... x


Beautiful humans!

Gina Cubitt this is Shambala. Xx

Laura Rose - something to look forward to! X

Striking Faces

Callum Constant time to get excited & inspired!

I can, yes!

I'd love to be more body positive this year - if it's hot anyway!

This makes me so happy!ll

Samantha Dee great festival for the kids xx

Amazing shots. Great composition and nice natural colours . Well done ! X Would like to know camera/lens combo ?!



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7 days ago

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Heads up to all sustenance slingers and boutique blingers! Applications to share your wares and feed hungry Shambalans are closing soon.

We're after traders who can tell a story with what they're pedalling, who have a strong ethics and a commitment to sustainability running through every level of their business model.

Make sure you apply before Friday 31st January 2020 -once they're shut, they're shut -

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Anonymous March 8, 2018 - 10:55 am

Love you Shambala!!! You always do it right! Happy International Women’s Day! Xxxx💪🏽💕❤️

Anonymous March 8, 2018 - 10:55 am

Yes.. love this

Anonymous March 8, 2018 - 10:57 am

LOVE the sound of the Red Sea Travel Agency. Another great idea x

Anonymous March 8, 2018 - 10:59 am

Bryony Seekins love emm 🙌❣️

Anonymous March 8, 2018 - 11:01 am

And our medical team also do have a small supply of sanitary products for those who get caught out. And some of our Medical Team are qualified in Sexual Health, and we have a robust Sexual Assault policy in place. We can be accessed 24/7 and you will be treated with up most discretion, respect and Shambala Care xx

Anonymous March 8, 2018 - 11:06 am

How brilliant! Even though I’m past the age for babies and now also Red Sea travel (!) I applaud Shambala for all these initiatives x

Anonymous March 8, 2018 - 11:07 am

Yaaaaas ! Just when I thought you guys couldn’t possibly make it any better 🙌🏻🙌🏻💕💕💕

Anonymous March 8, 2018 - 11:08 am

I absolutely love this. I was recently reminded of how much of our society, facilities, and economic structures are built around men; so to design facilities specifically to the needs of women is fantastic. WELL DONE! xx

Anonymous March 8, 2018 - 11:14 am

Thank you so much Shambala! All these implementations are incredible! I was debating how I could use my menstrual cup over resorting to pads and now you’ve solved it for me! You are ace x

Anonymous March 8, 2018 - 11:14 am

Alice Rosella

Anonymous March 8, 2018 - 11:41 am

Alyx Weston! It’s you again! 😀 (on the gif)

Anonymous March 8, 2018 - 12:02 pm

All excellent. This is why I ❤️ shambala

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Anonymous March 8, 2018 - 1:24 pm

This is amazing Shambala – the best festival just got better ❤️❤️


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