How much are they?
How many tickets can I buy?
There´s a limit of 8 tickets per person for this event.
Can I buy 1-day tickets?
Yes, check out the "Tickets" section for more information.
Do I need to register in advance to buy tickets?
No, but if you have registered you'll have the opportunity to buy pre-sale tickets and get access to special group offers, so you can maybe save some money on the standard ticket prices.
Where can I buy them from?
Check the festival website, it´s always the best and the cheapest option.
When do the tickets go on sale? Do they sell out? If so, when?
The first tickets went on sale in February 2016.
SW4 tickets tend to sell out very quickly, but we can´t predict what will happen this year, so the best advice is to buy your tickets as soon as possible.
Where do I collect my tickets from?
The tickets will be delivered to your chosen address.
If you have any problems, please get in touch with Ticketmaster - Tel: 08444 999 999 (UK), International: 002144 161 425 8777
How do I get there?
Once you're in London, you have a few options:
Going by tube/metro:
The nearest station is Clapham Common on the Northern line.
You can also get off at Clapham South - around a 10 min walk from the festival entrance.
Going by bus:
Routes: 35, 37, 50, 88, 137, 155, 249, 255, 345, 355, 417 and G1 run near to Clapham Common.
After 12am - Night buses N35, N37, N155, N137, N345 also go to and from Clapham Common.
Going by train:
Clapham Junction station, where both trains and the Overground pass through, is a 25 minutes walk away.
The nearest Overground station is Clapham High Street, with trains coming from London Bridge and London Victoria stations.
*IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT GETTING HOME FROM SW4: Clapham Common tube station will be closed from 21:45 each evening of the event. With this in mind, SW4 suggests that you consider ALL potential options for getting home/back to your accommodation very carefully, well in advance.
What is the closest city to the festival?
Please see map below:
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Camping? Hostels? Hotels?
You have a few options for where to stay:
1 - Hotel/Bed&Breakfast:
A good hotel room for 2 people in London will cost around €120 for 2 nights.
2 - Hostels:
In London, a room to share will cost around €20 per night.
3 - Couch surfing: This is a hospitality exchange and social networking website. Once you join up, you can search through host´s profiles and look for someone to stay with around the area of the festival, for free! This can be a really great way to meet people who live locally and get all the best tips.
Check it out: https://www.couchsurfing.org/
Food & drinks:
How much should I expect to spend each day?
Of course, this depends on the person, but to give you an idea we´d say around £25 per day should cover the cost of your food and drink.
- Bottle of water & Soft drink: between £2 and £3 (approx)
- Beer, Cider: between £4 and £6 (approx)
- Vodka and Red Bull: between £4 and £6 (approx)
- Food: between £5 and £7 (approx)
No chairs, tables, BBQs etc can be brought into the festival. Neither can you bring your own alcohol or food. Instead food, alcohol and other drinks will be available for purchase once you're inside. You can however bring your own soft drinks or water, but these must be in plastic bottles or paper containers, and under 500ml. No glass bottles or cans will be allowed.
When does the festival start? What time?
In 2018, SW4 will take place on the 25th and 26th of August at Clapham Common, London.
The gates open at 12 and the last act finishes around 22:30.
Are there any age limits?
There is no admission for anyone under the age of 18.
What artists have performed before?
Fat Boy Slim, Armin Van Buuren, Example, Carl Cox, Laidback Luke, Nicky Romero, Eric Morillo, Pete Tong, Sasha, John Digweed, 2manydjs, Public Enemy, Skrillex, Chase and Status, Pendulum, Underworld, Richie Hawtin, Above & Beyond
Is the line-up out?
Yes, check it out: http://www.southwestfour.com/lineup
What´s the average temperature?
It varies, you need to check the weather forecast before leaving and definitely before packing. To give you an idea, you can expect temperatures to be from around 20 to 28°C.
Do you want to meet other people also going to SW4?
Festivalholics will create an event for each festival on Facebook. So join the event and get chatting!
- Do not forget to bring your wellies - muddy ground is a real possibility when you go to a festival in a park.
- There are lots of supermarkets around the Clapham area to buy your food and drinks. If you are not familiar with
supermarkets in England, just look out for a "Tesco" or a "Sainsbury's".
- Comfortable clothing and a jumper/jacket for the evening are a must.
- There are no showers at SW4 as there is no camping.
- There are no lockers at SW4, so keep a close eye on your belongings.
- Try to have lunch before you go into the festival, it will be better and cheaper.
- There are plenty of restaurants all around the festival site. You'll find plenty of bars and pubs along Clapham High Street, between Clapham North and Clapham Common tube stations, so there is nothing stopping you from keeping your party going after midnight!
- Enjoy yourself like there is no tomorrow!