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Thetford Forest venue info

The venue

Concert timings

Concert car parks open at 5pm. The arena opens at 6pm, with live music starting at about 7.30pm and finishing about 10.30pm. These times are approximate; the latest updates on running times will be posted here approximately 2 weeks before the concert. Please leave quietly at the end of the concert in consideration for local residents.

Site opening times

A site entrance fee to High Lodge applies before 5pm. Free access to concert car parks from 5pm.


This is an outdoor venue. Seating is not provided or reserved. You are welcome to bring folding picnic chairs or rugs. If a standing area has been designated directly in front of the stage, seating brought into the venue will not be allowed in this area.

Food & drink

A full licensed bar and a variety of hot food outlets are available. Please note bar and food outlets do not accept card payments.
You are welcome to bring picnics, but please check the terms and conditions carefully as some items are not permitted in the arena.

General information

What to wear

We advise that you wear suitable clothing and footwear for an outdoor event. Unfortunately, we cannot permit umbrellas to be taken into the arena.

Cash points

The nearest cash point is in Brandon, 5 miles away.


The nearest public pay phone is in Brandon, 5 miles away.

Mobile phone coverage is poor. O2 reception is patchy inside the arena, but poor across other areas of the site. Very poor coverage from other networks.

Local accommodation

Camping is not allowed on site or in the car park area.

Local camping including free transport to the gig is available at:
Little Lodge Farm IP27 0TW tel: 01842 813438
Or see

Forest Holidays have lodges available at nearby Thorpe Forest, see

For full details of all local accommodation, contact Thetford Tourist Information.

Disabled visitors

A viewing platform is available. Places on the viewing platform cannot be reserved or guaranteed.
The disabled car park is not limited to badge holders but priority will be given to them. The disabled car park is approximately 250 metres from the entrance to the arena.
Disabled toilets are available in the toilet block and inside the arena. Registered assistance dogs are permitted, but the live sound may disturb the animal. No other dogs are allowed on site.
Lasers and strobe lighting may be used as part of the performance. See our access policy or contact Box Office on 03000 680400.

How to get there

Directions to High Lodge, Thetford Forest

On the B1107 between Thetford and Brandon. Postcode: IP27 0AF Yellow event signage is in place on concert days.

Travel info

Sufficient car parking for visitors is provided on site. Vehicles should not be left overnight in the car parks. Please consider the environment and car share where possible. 

The nearest train station is Brandon (Norwich to Cambridge line), 6 miles away.  See for more info.

The nearest bus station is Thetford, 7 miles away.  See for more info.

Please book your outward and return taxi journeys in advance.

Last updated: 31st May 2018


or call our box office on 03000 680400

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