Joy Boutique Festival , Enjoy VIP Access, Music and Family Fun with Early Bird Prices at Groombridge Place!

Groombridge Place Estates, Groombridge

An Innovative, Eclectic & Unique Festival for the Whole Family

Friday 16th - Sunday 18th June 2017

Suitable for 0-16 years

Best Bits

This June enjoy a unique and fantastic VIP day out or relax overnight with boutique camping at Joy, a festival chock full of activities for all ages, live music, pop up shops, markets, delicious food all in a stunning location!

  • Sensational live music - curated and headlined by Chris Difford & Glenn Tilbrook from Squeeze (Saturday) plus Kathryn Williams, Nine Below Zero, Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young and many more! See Full Line up here
  • Fantastic workshops from making fairy wings to wild cocktails, falconry to archery & ironmongery to floral headdresses.
  • Vintage carousel and amusements, walkabout entertainers, workshops and storytelling!  
  • Acrobats, puppeteers, magicians, jugglers & comedians will bring you joy all weekend!
  • Peruse a delightful range of vintage & contemporary pop-up boutiques & a showpiece catwalk.
  • Relax, revive and refresh with a variety of healing treatments in a tranquil riverside location.
  • Special VIP access with all tickets! 
  • Explore the grounds and formal gardens of the gorgeous Groombridge Place with roaming peacocks, wild fallow deer and the famous Zedonk!
  • Hidden water pool, giant tree swings, zip wires and rope swings, a maze, Pirates Ship, teepees and Gypsy caravans..


"We took our 6 and 2 year old boys and they had their 'best day ever!!!' Great entertainment, vintage funfair rides, puppet shows. Our eldest loved the blacksmith workshop and cookery school." - Vincent Eames

"Went with my best friend and we had a wonderful day - brilliant music and had the most scrummy selection of street food I have ever eaten. Roll on Joy 2017" - Nicola Hamilton

"I had the most fabulous day - so many amazing stalls - a very happy (boutique) shopper" - Susie Green

LittleBird Top Tip

Let the kids enjoy some wild time this playing the enchanted forest which offers a magical world of mystery and intrigue, including pretty tree lined forest paths with water pools, a giant tree swing, zip wires, and rope swings.

Dates and Prices


  • Friday 16th - Sunday 18th June 2017
  • Friday & Saturday 10am - 1am.
  • Sunday 10am - 7pm
  • Open 24hrs for Campers
  • Camping is on Friday & Saturday Night

Price Information:

All tickets give you VIP access to the VIP Gardens in a private walled garden of the Manor House with a chance to meet the bands and try out a vintage champagne bar & tutored wine, beer & cider tastings. 

If you choose to camp you will also have access to VIP toilets & shower facilities.

Day Tickets:

  • £9 for Child (6-16yrs) Friday/Saturday VIP Ticket, 53% off
  • £22 for Adult Friday/Saturday VIP Ticket, 56% off
  • £7 for Child (6-16 yrs) Sunday VIP Tickets, 65% off
  • £17 for Adult Sunday VIP Tickets, 62% off
  • Infants (0-5yrs) VIP Tickets - FREE

Weekend Day Tickets (Fri- Sun)

  • £19 for Child VIP Ticket (6-16 yrs), 53% off
  • £49 for Adult VIP Ticket, 51% off
  • £120 for Family VIP Ticket (2 Adults & up to 4 Children/Infants), 52% off
  • Infants (0-5yrs) VIP Tickets - FREE

Weekend Camping + Entry Tickets (Fri- Sun):

  • £9 for Infant VIP Ticket (0-5yrs), 78% off
  • £39 for Child VIP Ticket, 48% off
  • £79 for Adult VIP Ticket, 56% off
  • £199 for Family VIP Ticket (2 Adults & up to 4 Children/Infants), 51% off
Need to Know
  • The campsite will open at 10am on Friday and closes at 8pm on Sunday
  • You will need to purchase a weekend camping ticket for each person staying
  • Ticket valid only for date purchased
  • VIP camping Tickets are not for Joy Fest Glamping - they grant excess to VIP areas but do not include a yurt, teepee or caravan. 
  • No refunds available
How to Redeem
  • Please print your e-Ticket and take it to the entrance.
  • You will receive your e-Ticket via email once you have purchased.
Plan your Visit

What makes Groombridge Place Estates family friendly


Address and Contact Info

Groombridge Place Estates
Groombridge Place
Groombridge Hill
Tunbridge Wells

07899 753352
Nearest Station: Tunbridge Wells
Nearest Park: Groombridge Place Estates
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