Valley Fest 2022 Bristol: when is Chew Valley Lake festival, how to get tickets, food and music lineup details

Set alongside the marvellous backdrop of the Chew Valley Lake, Valley Fest has arrived, but are tickets still available.

As we get deeper into the summer, this means that the season of Valley Fest is upon us, as the food and music festival is set to make its return to the South West of England in 2022.

Featuring a varied lineup of artists and performances from genres such as pop and indie, as well as tasty food demonstrations and creative workshops - there is something for everyone at this event.

Here is everything you need to know about Valley Fest 2022 - such as how to get tickets and the full event lineup.

What is Valley Fest?

Valley Fest is one of the country’s biggest lakeside food and music festivals renowned for its remarkable landscape backdrops.

It is a showcase of Bristol’s music scene, as well as the South West’s fine local producers through street food and cider to sit-down feasts.

There are even creative and wellbeing workshops ready to be enjoyed by all.

Valley Fest caters to different backgrounds and age groups with specified kids and teen sections.

When is it and where is it being held?

The festival is situated overlooking the glittering beautiful Chew Valley Lake, which is nine miles from Bristol.

You can find the site of Valley Fest 2022 at the following address: Bishop Sutton, Bristol, BS40 6NL.

The festival will take place over the course of four days of music and food mayhem.

It is scheduled to begin on Thursday, 4 August and come to its conclusion on Sunday, 7 August.

How can I get tickets to Valley Fest 2022?

With the event scheduled to kick off very soon, there are still plenty of tickets with and without camping available to be purchased.

Here are the official ticketing prices for Valley Fest 2022 as of Thursday, 7 July:

  • Adult Weekend Ticket; Tier 2 w/camping - £183.60 per person
  • Teen (13-17) Weekend Ticket; Tier 2 w/camping - £86.40 per person
  • Kids (3-12) Weekend Ticket; Tier 2 w/camping - £48.60 per person
  • Baby (0-2 years) - FREE
  • Car Pass - £21.60 per car
  • Campervan Pass - £81 per campervan

For more information and to reserve your place at Valley Fest 2022, please visit the official ticketing page.

What is the food and music lineup of the festival?

Organisers have issued the following names that will perform music during Valley Fest 2022:

  • Musical Tubes
  • Clean Bandit
  • Travis
  • Roni Size Feat Dynamite MC
  • Faithless (DJ Set)
  • The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club
  • Kosheen
  • Judge Jules
  • Redlight
  • Sports Team
  • Eva Lazarus
  • Gardna
  • My Baby
  • Tropic Tea Party with DJ Hiphoppapotamus & Ru Robinson
  • The Dolly Show
  • Silent DDisco
  • K.OG
  • The Mouse Outfit
  • And many many more!

For full details on each part of the music lineup, visit the Valley Fest website.

Organisers have also confirmed the lineup of different tasty and mouth-watering foods that will be served at the festival, of which includes:

  • Five-course feast with Rob Howell of Root
  • Five-course feast with Josh Eggleton and guest chef Jude Kerema
  • Three-course feast with Josh Eggleton, Toby Gritten, Hannah Catley
  • Cooking over fire - BBQ
  • Cooking demonstrations - BBQ

Please note that you will need a weekend ticket to attend all the food events.

For more information on each foodie funtime, please visit the official website.

What else will be featured at Valley Fest 2022?

Here are the other events, performances or activities that will take place over the course of the fun-filled four day foodie extravaganza.

Kids and Teens

Children will have plenty to do when they attend Valley Fest, such as taking advantage of The Alchemist’s Playground - a place for kiddies and grown ups to play around.

There will be plenty of other things to do such as improv workshops, community farm tours, woodland explorations and teatime tales - click here for more information.

Further information about the great things in store for young ones will be confirmed closer to the start of the festival.

Visit the Valley Fest kids page for further details.


If ever during the course of the four day festival you wish to unwind with a glorious and relaxing massage, there are plenty of options to take advantage of.

Examples range from: Swedish Body Massage, Aromatherapy Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology and many more.

Prices range depending on the treatment, with the average price ranging from £30 for 30 minutes.