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Live Music

2017 Live Music Line-up

Enjoy live music all weekend at American SpeedFest while you soak up the atmosphere and explore the fleets of American cars! Great live bands will play throughout the day on the SpeedFest Stage, showcasing American music in all its' glory; including Country music, Jazz, and 1940s Swing and Boogie Woogie. 

Biggin Hillbillies - Saturday/Saturday Eve

The Biggin Hillbillies are fantastic 5 piece bluegrass band; formed in 1998, the current line up is John McDonagh on Mandolin & vocals, Bob White on Banjo, Ray Butcher on guitar & vocals, Nye Davies on Bass and James Lin on fiddle.

The Belladonna Brigade - Sunday

The Belladonna Brigade are a fantastic, nostalgic close harmony trio, dedicated to re-creating a true 1940's feel. Performing the most popular hits from the Swing and Boogie Woogie era.

 

Strictly Sinatra - Sunday

Sinatra, arguably the greatest singing performer of all time, is uniquely recreated in this fantastic, special tribute performance by Strictly Sinatra.

 

The Simmons Brothers - Saturday

The Simmons Brothers are an acoustic act performing a mix of original material alongside covers from genres including Soul/Motown and Rock & Roll.

 

The Blues Brothers - Sunday

 

Mustash - Saturday/Saturday Eve

SpeedFest favourites Mustash will return with their cowboy demeanour - "They play both kinds of music, Country AND Western"

 

 

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Camping Info

  • Pricing

    The price is £20 per adult online, regardless of length of stay. 13 to 15 year olds are £12, whilst under 13s always camp free of charge at Brands Hatch.

    You can also purchase camping passes on arrival at the circuit. The price is £30 for adults and £18 for 13 to 15 year olds.

    Please note - the price for camping does not include venue admission.

  • Essential Information

    The campsite opens at midday on the day before the event, and closes at midday on the day after the event has finished. Please note - facilities will be provided in full during this time, which is extended for 2017. Previously, the campsite effectively closed on the evening of the final event day.

    You are welcome to bring your car or bike onto the campsite with you. Please head to the main entrance on arrival, and you will be directed to the campsite and issued with a wristband.

    There is no shop located on the campsite, but there are supermarkets nearby, including a Co-Op in West Kingsdown (approx 15 minute walk), and our circuit restaurants will be serving hot food, snacks and drinks.

    BBQs are permitted as long as they are raised off the ground, but open fires are not permitted. You are welcome to bring your own alcohol too.

    Animals are not permitted anywhere on site at Brands Hatch (except Guide/Assistance dogs), including the campsite.

  • Facilities

    The campsite will offer full facilities for the duration of its operating hours, including toilets, showers and drinking water standpipes.

    The toilets are cleaned and emptied throughout the weekend. Please help us by keeping them clean and tidy.

    Please do not use the surrounding woods or bushes. If you are found doing so, you may be ejected from the campsite and your wristband will be confiscated.

    There are hot showers located on the campsite. Please be aware that the queues can be long at peak times.

    There are plenty of bins provided, which are emptied during the weekend. Bin bags are provided at the campsite entrance.

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner is available in our permanent Kentagon and Hailwoods Restaurants inside the circuit.

    Please note - there are no electrical hook-ups available.

  • Evening Entertainment

    Saturday evening entertainment will take place in the Kentagon Marquee, with a fantastic line-up of live music from Bluegrass and Country Rock bands the Biggin Hillbillies and Mustash. The evening entertainment will also include music from DJ Dave Summers.

  • Location

    The campsite is located to the north of the circuit, approximately 80 metres from the H-Gate entrance. Head to the main entrance off the A20 (next to the Mercure Hotel) when you arrive.

  • Security

    We work extremely hard to keep our site secure. We have a team of security guards patrolling our campsite 24 hours a day, in addition to our other campsite staff including fire and medical teams. Nevertheless, thieves have been known to operate in the area, so we highly recommend keeping your valuables safe at all times, either by locking them in your car, or keeping them on your person.

    MSV will accept no responsibility for loss or damage sustained to these items.

    MEDICAL

    07974 047929

    FIRE/SECURITY EMERGENCY

    07919 218148

  • Rules

    Please keep noise to a minimum after 23:30. This includes the use of generators wherever possible, particularly if they are portable external units. Any campers that persist in making excessive noise after this time may be evicted from the campsite without refund of ticket fees, or even banned from the venue permanently in extreme cases.

    Road-registered vehicles are permitted within the campsites, but scooters and mini-motos are not permitted. Please be considerate of others and keep vehicle movement to a minimum. Sleeping in vans is not advised.

    Campers under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an appropriate adult.

    Strictly no animals are allowed on site at any time, however Guide/Assistance dogs are permitted when pre-arranged with the venue.

    Open fires are not permitted on the campsite (no wood burning). Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground. Please dispose of coals and single use barbecues (once cool) in the metal bins provided.

    Never leave a hot stove or barbeque unattended. Keep roadways and fire lanes clear at all times. Store fuel and generators away from ignition sources. Fire extinguishers are located at various fire points around the campsite. Use only in an emergency and raise the alarm immediately.

    The campsite speed limit is 10mph. Only drive if strictly necessary and watch for children.

    Secure tents and gazebos carefully - always prepare for high winds!

    Never use a portable barbeque or gas burner inside a tent, awning or enclosed space (for cooking, or heating when cold). A cooling barbeque can also give off poisonous gas.

    Never run a generator inside a tent, awning or confined space. Consider purchasing a Carbon Monoxide alarm and use it inside your caravan or motor home if running an installed gas appliance.

    Always check your gas cylinder for damage before using. Maintain good ventilation when using portable gas (remember to use it outside only).

    Never smoke near any gas cylinder and keep all ignition sources away.

  • Prohibited Items

    For everyone's safety and enjoyment, the following are prohibited from our campsite:

    • Fireworks
    • Firewood
    • Chinese lanterns
    • Scooters/mini-motos/any vehicle not registered for the road
    • Drones
    • Offensive weapons
    • Restricted and illegal substances


    Any such items will be confiscated by the campsite security team.

PARTNERS

Contact Us

Brands Hatch Race Circuit
Fawkham
Longfield
Kent
DA3 8NG

Tel: 0843 453 1000
Email: americanspeedfest@msv.com