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Retroactive Festival
Retroactive Festival

Retroactive Festival 2017 - Friday 7th July 2017

Caldicot Castle is the place to get your 80s fix next summer as some of the ultimate retro singing sensations take to the stage for our Retroactive Festival 2017.

The Human League, Tony Hadley, Jason Donovan, Imagination feat Leee John and One Night of Queen will play at the one-day festival next summer.

The line-up will play in the beautiful country park of one of Wales’ most impressive castles in Caldicot, Monmouthshire, on Friday 7 July 2017.

Tickets are available for £49.50, including booking fees, are available from Friday 9 December online at www.caldicotcastle.co.uk, the box office on 02920 224488 or Monmouthshire leisure centres.

How to get the tickets

Tickets, at £49.50, including all fees, are available from:

Tickets are subject to terms and conditions which can be viewed here.

Pitch-up a tent less than a minute’s walk away from the concert. You can camp in the beautiful country park that surrounds our medieval castle for this event.

Event Information

Retroactive Festival will take place at Caldicot Castle on Friday 7 July 2017. Timings are subject to change.

13:00 - Camping and parking open
15:00 - Bar area open
16:00 - Concert gates open
17:00 - Leee John's Imagination
17:55 - One Night of Queen
18:50 - Jason Donovan
19:50 - Tony Hadley
21:15 - The Human League
22:15 - Finish

Your safety is our priority. We are constantly reviewing our security procedures and work very closely with our partners to ensure that we have an appropriate level of security in place.

Visitors will be searched on entry, please allow extra time to pass through security and check the list of prohibited items below. There will be a police presence on site.
Our security and stewarding teams are there for your safety.
Due to the current unprecedented security situation, it's better for everyone if you do not bring a bag at all. If you must bring a bag, it must be small (no bigger than 35cm x 40cm x 19cm).

The following items are not to be brought: animals (with the exception of guide dogs), laser pens, your own food and drink, bottles, fireworks, cans, glass containers, any weapon including sharp objects, illegal substances, seating or camping furniture.

Management reserves the right to conduct security searches and confiscate any item which is not permitted and to eject any person refusing to a search.

Event parking is available on the country park site, which is less than 500m away from the concert area. The car park is accessible via the country park's entrance from the B4245. We advise that you use the postcode NP26 5YR and take further directions from the signage when you arrive. Please do not use the castle's postcode as it will take you to the wrong entrance.

Standard and accessible toilet facilities are located throughout the event arena.

Your own seating and furniture will not be allowed to be brought into the arena.

The concert will not be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Please bring clothing appropriate for the expected weather conditions. Please note that gazebos should not be used.

Food and Drink
Your own food, drink and alcohol will not be allowed into the arena. Catering unit and bars are available to purchase refreshments.

Disabled Viewing
Please email us on events@monmouthshire.gov.uk for booking information for the disabled viewing platform.

Attending the Event

Caldicot Castle & Country Park

Caldicot 01291 420241

Visit Caldicot Castle in its beautiful setting of tranquil gardens and a wooded country park. Founded by the Normans, developed in royal hands as a stronghold in the Middle Ages and restored as a Victorian family home.


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