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D-Day 75 Frequently Asked Questions
 

TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT!

 

We've put together a list of frequently asked questions and general information about this event which you might find useful. If you have a question that isn't covered please let us know by emailing leisure@fareham.gov.uk so we can add it in.

 

How do I get tickets?

How much are the tickets?

What age is classed as a child ticket?

What's included in an all-inclusive ticket?

I'm a carer, how much is my ticket?

Can I buy tickets on the day?

Can I re-enter the event?

How much is parking?

Where is the parking?

How do I get a parking permit?

Is there disabled parking?

How do I get to the event?

Can I bring food and drink?

Is the event accessible?

Will there be toilets?

Are dogs allowed?

Is photography allowed?

Are drones permitted?

What should I do if I lose something at the event?

Is smoking allowed?

What happens if the event is cancelled?

What fun fair rides will be there?

Will there be any flying aircraft?

Will there be any static aircraft?

What other activities will be there?

 


Tickets

Where do I get tickets from? 

Tickets can be purchased from Ferneham Hall either in person at the box office, by phone or online. Tickets booked online incur a £1.25 booking fee.

Details for Ferneham Hall are:

Ferneham Hall, Osborn Road, Fareham, PO16 7DB

www.fernehamhall.co.uk External Hyperlink

01329 231942

Ferneham Hall's normal opening hours are 9.30am to 5pm Monday to Saturday.

Tickets can also be purchased in person from the Control Tower's main reception at Solent Airport, Daedalus.

The address is Solent Airport, Daedalus Drive, Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire. PO13 9YA

Opening hours are 9am-6pm, Monday-Sunday.

 

How much are tickets? 

Ticket types and prices can be seen below:

Type of ticket Advance - one day only Advance - both days

Family all-inclusive*

(2 adults, 2 children)

£25 £40
Child all-inclusive* £8 £12
Adult entry only £8 £15
Child entry only £3 £5
Concession (65+) £5 £9
Under 2's Free Free

*All inclusive – entry and free unlimited funfair rides and children's activities

 

Tickets will be exchanged for wristbands upon arrival to the event.

Please ensure your tickets are kept safe as you will not be permitted to enter without a valid ticket.

Lost tickets cannot be re-issued.

Tickets are non-refundable.

 

Child tickets

Child tickets are for children aged 16 and under.

All children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Children under 2 are free but still need a ticket.

All-inclusive tickets

These tickets will include entry and free unlimited funfair rides and children's activities. If buying a family ticket, adults will also be issued with an all-inclusive wristband upon arrival.

Please be aware that some rides have height restrictions.

Carers

A registered carer attending with a disabled person who has a valid ticket will be allowed free entry. The carer will need to show proof that they are registered when applying for a ticket e.g. a letter from the NHS. These tickets are only available in person at Ferneham Hall or the Control Tower.

Can tickets be bought on the day?  

No, all tickets must be purchased in advance from the Ferneham Hall Box Office or the Control Tower.  

Will I be able to leave the event and come back in?  

Yes, we will be exchanging tickets for wristbands so re-entry will be allowed when a valid wristband is shown.

 

Free Parking

Parking is free but limited.

Parking permits will be issued on request subject to availability. This must be done at the time of booking tickets. If you are a blue badge holder, please request a disabled parking space when booking your tickets.

Parking permits will be allocated on a strictly first come, first served basis.  There will be no vehicle admission to the event site without a valid parking permit.

You will need to display your Parking Permit in your vehicle before entry and throughout the event.

Where possible we would encourage people to car share, walk or cycle.

Where is the parking?

There will be two main parking areas close to the site. Car Park Area 1 permits will be issued first and are closet to the event space, and then Car Park Area 2 permits will be issued.

The permits will be issued with your tickets. Please take note of which Car Park area you are located in and ensure you park in the correct area. Parking marshals will be on site to direct you to the correct area and the area will be clearly sign posted.

Car parks will open at 9:30am.

Please display your parking permit in your window before arrival.

Car park area 2 is a short walk to the event site.

Anyone attending without a parking permit will not be able to park at the event site.

Parking in both areas is on a grassed area and may be uneven and muddy in the event of bad weather.

Please be aware Monks Hill car park will be closed to vehicles from the evening of Friday 7 June until the evening of Sunday 9 June.

Is there parking closer to the event for disabled people?  

The disabled parking area will be close to the entrance in Car Park Area 1 on a hard-standing surface, however please be aware that the ground may be uneven walking to the event space.

If you require a disabled parking space, please book this at the time of booking tickets. You will need to display your blue badge on your dashboard, along with your parking permit upon arrival, so you can be directed to the correct area.

Please note the actual event area is mostly grass and likely to be uneven in places and may become muddy if wet.

Pre-bookable and pre-pay mobility scooters and wheelchairs for the event are available via contacting ShopMobility in Fareham. ShopMobility number is 01329 282929 or 01329 287749. There is a cost to this which ShopMobility will advise on.

Getting to the event

The event will be held at Solent Airport at Daedalus, Lee-on-the-Solent.

Postcode for Sat Navs is PO13 9FX which will take you to Daedalus Drive. Please follow the yellow traffic signs into the event area.

Entrances will be signposted.

Please view the event map. PDF (10 MB)

 

The bus route to get to the event is the X5 which will take you to Stubbington Lane and is then a short walk to the event space.

Please see more information on the First Bus website  External Hyperlinkor view their bus route map  External Hyperlink

 

Food & Drink

A range of hot and cold food and drinks will be available to purchase.

What food and drink concessions will be at the event?

Can you bring your own food and drink?  

Yes, there is a picnic area on site. Any drinks that are brought in should be unopened. No glass bottles.

Can you bring your own alcohol?  

No. Limited alcohol will be on sale at the event.

Can we bring BBQ trays?  

No. BBQ's are not permitted at this event

 

Disabled Access

The Disabled Parking area has been located close to the entrance on a hard-standing area.

Please note the actual event area is mostly grass on the outfield of the airport and likely to be uneven in places.  This may restrict wheelchair access to some areas.  In the event of bad weather, the ground may be muddy.

Pre-bookable and pre-pay mobility scooters and wheelchairs for the event are available via contacting ShopMobility in Fareham. ShopMobility number is 01329 282929 or 01329 287749. There is a cost to this which ShopMobility will advise on. For more information please visit their website External Hyperlink.

Event Marshals will be present to provide help and assistance where required.

Provision has been made for disabled toilet facilities.

A registered carer attending with a disabled person who has a valid ticket will be allowed free entry. The carer will need to show proof that they are registered when applying for a ticket e.g. a letter from the NHS. These tickets are only available in person at Ferneham Hall or the Control Tower.

Assistance dogs are welcome but please be aware that the event may be noisy and busy.

 

General Information

Entry

In the interest of public safety all bags will be searched before entry.

Wristbands will be provided upon entry when a valid ticket is shown.

The event organiser reserves the right to refuse entry.

Toilets

Public toilets, disabled toilets and baby changing facilities will be available.

Dogs

Dogs and pets will not be permitted except for assistance dogs.

Photography

Photography is permitted. Please share your photos with us on Facebook!

Drones

Drones are strictly prohibited.

Lost Property

Any lost property will be held at the event organisers' tent.

Lost Children

Any incident involving a lost child should be reported to the event organisers' tent. We would encourage parents/carers to write their phone number and their child's name on the child's wristband.  

Noise

Please note the operational airfield will remain open throughout the event so there may be occasions when there are periods of loud noise as aircraft take off and land.

Smoking

Smoking or e-cigarettes will not be permitted.

Stalls and stands

There will be a variety of stalls and stands at the event. To express your interest in holding a stand please contact leisure@fareham.gov.uk.

 

Cancellation

In the event of extreme bad weather, the event may be cancelled. Please follow the Council's Facebook page for up to date information.

Tickets are non-refundable if the event is cancelled.

 

Will there be any flying displays at the event?

There will be some flying activity at the event including:

Will there be any static aircraft?

Yes, there will be static aircraft to view. This includes:

More to be announced!

What children's activities will be at the event?

Face painting, arts and crafts, small fun fair rides, giant inflatables, Lego building, activities with Everyone Active and the Y-Bus, mad scientist show and workshop, children's drill,  These are all free for those with an all-inclusive wristband.

A small charge will be required for those that want to take part in any of the above activities that don't have an all-inclusive wristband.

Fun fair rides are for young children and include jumbo planes, swing chairs, bumper boats, bungee trampolines, helter skelter, swing boats and chairplanes. Some of these rides will have height restrictions.

What else will be going on at the event?

 

All activities and aircraft are subject to weather and operational requirements.



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